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Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing diversity and fostering inclusion.


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Northwestern University is implementing ways to create and support a diverse and inclusive campus community. Use this site to explore these efforts, find resources and programs, and get involved!

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Assistant provost for diversity and inclusion named

Nsombi B. Ricketts has been named assistant provost for diversity and inclusion. She will join the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) on April 3. Read the full announcement.
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All are Invited to the Women's Center Open House

The Women's Center will be hosting an Open House on Monday, April 10th from 3 to 5pm, 2000 Sheridan Road. Enjoy their newly renovated building and learn about their programming and focuses going forward. RSVP:

Community Dialogue: Undergraduate Financial Support

The spring quarter Community Dialogue will be held on Wednesday, April 12th from 5:30-7:00pm at Allison Residence Hall, PARC Dining Room. The topic is "Undergraduate Financial Support".


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The Office of the Provost announces Underrepresented Minority Professional Travel Grants

Matching funds are available for schools' support of their underrepresented minority faculty members' scholarly and creative work and their professional development opportunities.

Introducing the SES One Form

The SES One Form allows students to apply for multiple funding opportunities through one standard application. This ensures campus resources and opportunities are transparent and simple to access. Students share their financial narrative in one application, only one time. Visit the SES One Form portal today!

Faculty Diversity Initiatives recognized by Office of the Provost

Northwestern University’s Office of the Provost has awarded nearly $165,000 to faculty to build a more diverse, inclusive and equitable climate on campus. The programs are aimed at enhancing diversity across the spectrum, including race, gender, religion, socioeconomic status, age and political affiliation. Read more here.

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News & Announcements

Message From Vice President for Student Affairs

I want to reassure members of our community, especially those who are trans* and gender non-conforming, that our support for them remains strong and that Northwestern does not plan to change our current procedures or practices as a result of this recent action.

Upcoming Events

Alice Millar Chapel Sunday Service

April 23
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


April 24
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enhancing Attention through Mindfulness - Chicago Campus

April 25
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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