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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Miami provides a variety of resources to ensure Miami is an inclusive community for all. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is embedded throughout all we do. Want to be supported for being yourself? At Miami, you will.


Get a glimpse of the initiatives we're taking on campus and in our communities.

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Intercultural Initiatives

This area within the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) aims to curate experiences that create robust interactions between the many different cultures that make up Miami.

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LGBTQ+ Initiatives

These programs provide advocacy, activities, and education to members of the Miami University community. Its purpose is to support and affirm the experience of people identifying as queer and/or transgender and is available to anyone on campus interested in learning more about gender, sexuality, and intersecting identities.

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History and Heritage Month Programming

Working in close collaboration with faculty, staff, and student partners, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion provides opportunities for the Miami community to continue our learning and engage in meaningful programming that recognizes, examines, and values historical legacies of a diverse array of identities.

Get Involved

Take an active role in diversity, equity, and inclusion activities and initiatives at Miami.

Attend MADE at Miami

MADE at Miami is a two-day, pre-semester program designed to bring together first-year students of color, international students, LGBTQ+ identifying students, and first-generation college students. Participants move in early, make connections, and learn how to make the most of their college experience.

Be a Peer Educator

Help spread awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus by joining the new peer education program from the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. As a peer educator, you’ll be trained in how to create diversity-focused educational experiences that aim to develop knowledge, change behavior and build inclusivity skills in your fellow students. If you’re ready to make a difference, submit an interest form.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Miami University is committed to providing equal opportunity and an educational and work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status. Miami shall adhere to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity/affirmative action statutes and regulations.

The university is dedicated to ensuring access and equal opportunity in its educational programs, related activities, and employment. Retaliation against an individual who has raised claims of illegal discrimination or cooperated with an investigation of such claims is prohibited.

More Initiatives and Services

Miami's pursuit of an equitable, inclusive world is constantly evolving to include more services, programs, and initiatives that support our students, staff, faculty, and community.

Miller Center for Student Disability Services

The Miller Center provides services and resources to students with disabilities as well as training and development for campus departments to ensure an equitable and inclusive experience for the Miami community.

AccessMU Center

The AccessMU Center works to create a more accessible digital experience for all students by providing training and services regarding websites, applications, and documents.

Regionals Diversity Office

The Regionals Diversity Office provides a supportive atmosphere for students, faculty, staff, and local community members in and around our Regionals campuses.

Career Center Diversity Efforts

Learn about our Career Center's commitment to identifying career pathways for students that speak to the uniqueness and the intersectionality of identities within a global society.

First-Generation Students

Being the first member of your family to attend college is a tremendous accomplishment, but not one without bumps in the road. Learn how Miami supports first-generation students on their college journey.

Global Initiatives

Our Global Initiatives education reaches across disciplines, borders, and cultures to inspire creativity, drive innovation, and build meaningful relationships across the world.

DEI Resources

This webpage holds links to readings, podcasts, films, and much more to support your growth and learning around diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Councils

Inclusion efforts at Miami University are aided by various councils made up of students, staff, and faculty.

DEI Student Advisory Council

The DEI Student Advisory Council helps maintain regular lines of communication with all students and empowers them to provide regular input and recommendations related to student experiences.

Divisional Diversity Officers Leadership Council

The goals of this Council are to identify, discuss, and support unit-based and cross-unit diversity and inclusion efforts and to develop new collaborative ways forward to foster inclusive excellence.

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