UMN DEI Resources

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 & 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.

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.

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.

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

Funding Opportunities