UMN DEI Resources

U of M DEI Campus Climate Survey: Help Amplify Messaging 
The U of M Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Campus Climate Survey is underway. Please see the graphics and updates available to increase survey awareness and participation.

Calendar of Holidays and Religious Observances
A list of major Christian, Hindu, Islamic, and Jewish holidays and religious observances, and U.S. public (Federal) holidays for the academic year.

CWIMS Nominations & Letters of Support Toolkit
The Nominations & Letters of Support Toolkit can help you combat stereotypes and biases that can disadvantage applicants in letters of recommendation. This toolkit from the Center for Women in Medicine and Science (CWIMS) includes key considerations, helpful resources, and templates to be utilized by award/recognition nominators and individuals preparing a letter of support.

DEI-Related Cancer Resources
Resources to learn about cancer, awareness, prevention, and more through videos, activities, resources, and guides.

Faculty Fighting Racism
A curated list of books, articles, videos, and podcasts to get faculty started on this long, personal, and continuous journey towards understanding this concept and our role as educators.

Office for Equity and Diversity
OED serves and supports individuals and groups at the University of Minnesota, and addresses issues of access and climate for individuals who might encounter barriers based on their religious expression, age, national origin, ethnicity, or veteran status. OED offers various resources, education, programs and initiatives, and awards and scholarships.

Office of Equity and Diversity Certificate Program
The Equity and Diversity Certificate program is free for all current UMN students, staff, and faculty and helps participants develop tools necessary for advancing equity and diversity in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.

Social & Racial Justice Scholar Directory
An online directory of faculty who engage in scholarship related to social justice, racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The purpose of this directory is to highlight and amplify the work of social justice and DEI scholars at the University of Minnesota and to foster systemwide connections around related issues.

Undergraduate Diversity, Community, and Belonging
This website is a collection of resources found across the Twin Cities campus that primarily serve specific student identities and promote community, inclusion, and student success.  
The Office of the Provost and Office for Equity and Diversity have partnered to implement a required online course for all faculty and instructors on disability accommodations and inclusive course design, with a particular focus on designing courses to support student mental health.

Funding Opportunities