DEI Offices and Committees
DEI Offices and Committees
Division of DEI Offices
Office of the Vice Chancellor for DEI
Office of the Vice Chancellor for DEI is responsible for guiding and leading institutional wide efforts to advance a culture of inclusion and belonging at UCCS.
Office of DEI Education and Outreach
The Office of DEI Education and Outreach is responsible for the development of culturally responsive training programs and workshops, coordinating events and programs to highlight critical DEI topics across campus for staff, faculty, and students.
Office of International Affairs
The office provides services within the following areas: Education Abroad; International Student and Scholar Services; support to colleges and schools for international partnership development; and international opportunities.
MOSAIC & LGBTQ+ Resource Center
The Multicultural Office for Student Access, Inclusiveness, and Community (MOSAIC) and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer (LGBTQ+) Resource Center are student advocated support services designed to cultivate the holistic development of historically and currently marginalized students at UCCS.
DEI-Centered Offices & Centers
Office of Institutional Equity
The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is committed to maintaining a positive learning, working, and living environment on campus.
Disability Services promote an equitable and inclusive student experience by providing reasonable accommodations and advancing awareness and education within the campus community.
Veteran and Military Affairs
The Veteran and Military Affairs team is ready to serve all military-affiliated students at UCCS. Veteran and Military Affairs provide benefits processing, peer advising, success coaching, and social events.
Student Life fosters a sense of belonging by engaging and connecting all students through learning, leadership, and exploration.
Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center
The Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center prepares first-generation and military-dependent students for college admissions through pre-admission resources and engagement.
Center for Religious Diversity and Public LIfe
The Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life aspires to foster a healthy relationship between UCCS and the community concerning religious issues and public life.
Through partnerships, outreach, research, institutes, conferences, leadership coaching, and other diversity services, the Center bridges the gap between university and diverse communities to examine real world problems and contribute to the advancement of real world solutions.
Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center
UCCS is leading the way in collegiate wellness by having Campus Recreation, Health Services, Mental Health Services, Nutrition Services, and Wellness Promotion together in the expanded Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center.
Student & Family Connections
UCCS Student and Family Connections (SFC) cultivates connection to resources, fosters a sense of belonging, generates learning, and provides individualized support to assist students in reaching their academic and personal goals.
Faculty & Staff DEI Committees
Faculty Assembly Women’s Committee (FAWC)
The UCCS Faculty Assembly Women's Committee was organized in 1992 by women faculty as an informal networking system. An existing network of women and faculty who met regularly formed the core. The committee is associated with the University of Colorado Faculty Council Women’s Committee and continues to address the concerns of women-identifying faculty.
Faculty Equity and Inclusion Committee (FEIC)
The Faculty Equity and Inclusion Committee (FEIC) addresses the needs of faculty of color on the UCCS campus and advocates for equity, diversity, and inclusion. FEIC advocates for social justice on behalf of minority faculty, staff, and students, and responds to societal issues that affect the campus community. Furthermore, FEIC provides a space for faculty to discuss campus climate, issues related to hiring, retention, and intellectual freedom.
Faculty Assembly Disability Committee (DisC)
DisC provides information for faculty at UCCS regarding disability, with a focus on better including and accommodating students with disabilities in your courses. These resources will be of use to faculty with disabilities and their allies, and any faculty member interested in diversity and inclusion.
Staff & Faculty PRIDE Committees
The purpose of both the Staff and Faculty Pride Committees is the advancement of and advocacy for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) community of the university through increasing the visibility of LGBTQIA+ groups as a presence and resource within UCCS and the wider community; advising on the inclusivity of LGBTQIA+ concerns within UCCS policies and procedures; supporting the education of UCCS staff, students and faculty specific to the LGBTQIA+ community; and supporting and advocating for UCCS LGBTQIA+ staff and students.
Women Identifying Staff Committee (WiSC)
The organizing group for the Women Identifying Staff Committee (WISC) was born out of shared experiences at the CU Women’s Succeeding Symposium and a desire to foster at UCCS the same energy and focus on issues uniquely faced by women in the University. We strive to create a safe space for women identifying staff members to voice frustrations, concerns, seek information and resources, find mentorship and validation and will in turn work to elevate the needs of women identifying staff members to campus and system leadership.