UNC Diversity Resources
Below is a sample of some of the UNC offices and student groups that provide diversity support to students, faculty and staff.
The Center for International Understanding: An organization under the umbrella of the University of North Carolina that seeks to educate current and future leaders about the world beyond U.S. shores. The center's goal is to make North Carolina one of the most globally engaged states in the nation.
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs: Provides university-wide leadership in developing and implementing initiatives that promote access to and diversity within UNC's student, faculty and staff communities. Also provides leadership, consultation and project management of policies, programs and services that promote diversity as a means of achieving educational excellence and enhancing the quality of life for all members of the University community.
Diversity at Carolina - The Graduate School: Information and links on a variety of programs and activities that promote a diverse, rich learning environment at UNC, plus relevant diversity and cultural links.
UNC Disabilities Services: Works to ensure that all programs and facilities of the University are accessible to all persons in the University community and develops programs and services that permit students to, as independently as possible, meet the demands of University life.
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History: One of the preeminent sites in the nation for the critical examination of African and African American Diaspora cultures, providing intellectual and cultural programming that is both timely and informative.
Carolina Women's Center: Pursues gender equity by producing co-curricular programming that enhances and extends classroom learning, establishes strong campus and community partnerships, and supports programs that demonstrate commitment to women's empowerment and gender equity issues. Also acts as a referral agent for sexual harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal violence, depression, eating disorders and other gender issues.
UNC Global: Bringing together UNC global research, teaching and service.
UNC LGBTQ Center: Works to create an inclusive environment for UNC students, staff, and faculty of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
UNC Health Sciences Library: Research & Practice with LGBTQI People: Includes links to LGBTIQ-focused databases, journals, conferences, professional associations, clinical training modules, funding opportunities and so much more.
UNC American Indian Center: Aims to bridge the richness of North Carolina's American Indian cultures with the strengths of Carolina's research, education and teaching, establishing UNC as a leading public university for American Indian scholarship and scholars and make native issues a permanent part of the intellectual life of the university.
UNC Minority Health Project: Works to expand awareness and knowledge about health equity concerns, deepen understanding of methodological, theoretical, and practical issues in health disparities research and interventions, and strengthen linkages across diversity activities to increase their effectiveness and success.