On Campus Resources
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
The goal of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion is to enhance and strengthen Washington University in St. Louis’ commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community. The center’s staff supports and advocates for students from traditionally underrepresented or marginalized populations and creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community members to promote dialogue and social change. The center is a multifunctional space open to all students and members of the University community that can be used for studying, lounging, engaging in critical discourse and collaborative planning/programming that is centered around the center’s mission.
- Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-5 PM
- Located in DUC Level 1, Suite 105
- (314) 935-7535
Social Justice Center
The Social Justice Center is the product of a shared vision and a collaborative effort by Washington University administrators, faculty and students. The SJC serves to centralize the efforts within the Washington University community to combat prejudice and promote social justice. The SJC is staffed by student workers, and there is a student group associated with the Center. The SJC student group is a student-run organization that promotes awareness and understanding of social justice and diversity issues by providing education, facilitations, and resources.
- Open Sunday-Thursday for walk-in hours, 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
- Located in Umrath Hall, Lower Level, West of Bears Den
- (314) 935-7683
Campus Diversity Collaborative
The CDC is a group committed to issues of diversity and inclusion as a priority for our campus community. It encourages campus conversations about diversity and inclusion, and fosters a support network for Washington University professionals who work on diversity issues. The CDC provides resources and tools that empower community members to build a tone of good will, along with the ability to talk openly about issues of diversity and inclusion.
Connect 4 and the Diversity Affairs Council
The Diversity Affairs Council’s mission is to foster a more inclusive campus environment by being a reliable and trusted resource for students and student groups, challenging students to actively engage diversity-related issues on campus, and working with administration to address and respond to student concerns.
A system through which students, faculty, staff and community members who have experienced or witnessed incidents of bias, prejudice or discrimination involving a student can report their experiences to the university’s Bias Report and Support System (BRSS) team.
Off Campus Resources
Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP)
The Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) is dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, sexual orientation, and disability. This is done through collaborative community and school-based education and awareness efforts. Themed Make a Difference By Accepting Everyone Else’s , the DAP has become a replicable model for communities across the nation in advancing public acceptance of diversity.