Resource Guide - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Students, good starting points: 

  • Academic support 
    • Student Success and Innovation 
  • Assistance of psychological health, physical health, victimization, relationship issues and social adjustment
    • Dean of Students 
    • Campus Health 
  • Reporting bias that makes you feel unwelcome or unsafe 
    • Dean of Students – Bias Education & Support Team 

Faculty and Staff, good starting points: 

  • Assisting students in distress
    • Dean of Students 
  • Resources on diversity, equity and inclusion 
    • Diversity & Inclusion - Faculty and Staff 
  • Formal and informal solutions on workplace climate: 
    • Human Resources – Workplace Climate 

Below are panels with some of the support centers and resources available to students, faculty and staff affiliated with the University of Arizona. 

  • Associated Students of The University of Arizona 
  • Campus Health 
  • Dean of Students 
  • Disability Resource Center 
  • Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Human Resources – Workplace Climate 
  • International Student Services 
  • Office of Institutional Equity 
  • Office of Multicultural Engagement 
  • Student Success and Innovation 
  • Police Department 

Click on the panels below to see more details and see more links.

The Associated Students of The University of Arizona (ASUA) is a representative organization led by University of Arizona students. Our mission is to serve, engage and empower the student body through advocacy and the provision of programs and resources. 

Programs include but are not limited to: 

  • Campus Pantry 
  • Government Affairs and Policy 
  • Pride Alliance 
  • Safe Ride 
  • Student Health Advocacy Committee 
  • Student Legal Services 
  • Students for Sustainability 
  • Volunteer Services 
  • Virtual Programming and Resources 

Campus Health is committed to promoting health, wellness and safety at The University of Arizona and in the surrounding community by providing quality medical and mental health care, outstanding health education, while assisting the institution in health-related policy development. Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. 

Services include but are not limited to: 

The Dean of Students' team is committed to helping students reach their goals in class, extracurricular engagement, leadership opportunities, and lifelong lessons. 

Visit the Dean of Students for: 

The Bias Education & Support Team is committed to fostering a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our Wildcat community.

You can submit a BEST report, and the team seeks to provide care and support to impacted individuals, offer optional opportunities to engage in dialogue, and track reporting trends and utilize these data to inform campus leadership. 

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) at the University of Arizona leads the University in a progressive and proactive approach to campus accessibility.

Our goal is to ensure that disabled students, employees and visitors have a similar, if not identical, experience to that of their non-disabled counterparts. In addition to facilitating individual accommodations, DRC works proactively to impact the systemic design of our campus environments to be seamlessly accessible, reducing or eliminating the need for individual accommodations or modifications. 

Visit the DRC for services including but not limited to: 

Diversity and Inclusion at The University of Arizona seek to create the comprehensively engaged university with the expectation that everyone will make a contribution to inclusive excellence.  

Services on the site include: 

Workplace climate is an important component in maintaining our strong sense of community, collegiality and support for all of our UA members. We expect all members of our community to model behavior necessary to create an inclusive and respectful climate for all. To support these efforts, the following resources are available to UA employees. 

  • Informal Solutions 
    • Ombuds Program 
    • Life & Work Connections 
    • Employee & Career Advising 
    • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs 
  • Formal Solutions 
    • Dispute Resolution Policy 
    • Office of Institutional Equity 
    • Ethics and Compliance Hotline 
    • Report an Incident 
    • University Policy Department 

International Student Services (ISS) is committed to educational, personal, and professional success—from application through graduation and beyond.  

You can find resources for: 

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) supports efforts to uphold the University's commitment to creating and maintaining a working and learning environment that is inclusive and free of discriminatory conduct as required by the University's Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy

Visit OIE for the following procedures: 

  • Interim Procedures for Formal Complaints of Title IX Sexual Harassment 
  • Procedures for Investigating Complaints and Administrative Reviews 
  • Protocol for Reporting of Applicant and Employee Demographic Information 

You can submit a report if you experience or are aware of discriminatory conduct against or about an employee, visitor, vendor or contractor.  

If you are approached about or become aware of discriminatory conduct, you can make a referral.  

The Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement is home to 9 different Cultural and Resource Centers. Each Center provides a variety of involvement opportunities for leadership development, internships, jobs, financial aid peer advisors, tutoring, mental health initiatives as well as culturally sensitive programming to support students in their pursuit of academic excellence.  

  • Adalberto and Ana Guerrero Student Center 
  • African American Student Affairs 
  • Asian Pacific American Student Affairs 
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer+ Resource Center 
  • Native American Student Affairs 
  • Women and Gender Resource Center 
  • Immigrant Student Resource Center 
  • Common Ground Alliance Project 
  • Masculinities in the Mix Initiative 

The Ombuds Office advances consciousness in communication, collaboration, and organizational climate through preventive support, proactive solutions, and positive response to conflict and other challenges. 

Services include: 

  • Consultation 
  • Mediation & Facilitation 
  • Education & Professional Development 
  • Organizational Development & Change 

Student Success and Retention Innovation supports the success of all undergraduates at the University of Arizona.  

Check out the Virtual Support Services for a one-stop shop for support, from advising, academic services, cultural centers, career services, immigrant resources, IT support, and wellness. 

Other resources for students include: 

The University of Arizona Police Department (UAPD) promotes a safe and secure community through professional law enforcement stewardship, education, engagement, and partnership. 

  • In an emergency call 9-1-1 
  • If non-emergency call 520-621-UAPD (8273) 

Visit the UAPD for: 

  • Crime Prevention 
  • Services like public records request, lost and found and vehicle impounds 
  • Resources and Policies 
  • Types of Enforcement 
  • Report a Crime 
  • Report Lost or stolen University Data 
  • Victim Resources 
  • Weapons Policy 

Other Resources 

During the summer of 2020, the Department of Environmental Science compiled Anti-Racism Starter Resources for pursing equity and inclusion in all aspects of academic life and research.  

Check out the ENVS Colloquium to see past recordings and future discussions on the intersectionality of environmental science.