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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice (DEIJ) Resources: DEIJ at The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion

"The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is one of the oldest and most prominent offices of its kind in the nation. Founded in 1970, ODI supports the recruitment, retention and success of students, faculty and staff who enhance the diversity of The Ohio State University. ODI oversees the Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center, the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program, the nine-city Young Scholars Program, as well as being home to a wide-range of retention, mentoring, scholarship, and access programs."

The Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity

The OSU Office of Institutional Equity exists to help the Ohio State community prevent and respond to all forms of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct. This centralized office houses the university’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Protection of Minors, and Title IX functions. University policies and changes to the Student Code of Conduct were updated effective Aug. 1, 2019, to reflect the Office of Institutional Equity.

Office of Student Life Multicultural Center

"The Student Life Multicultural Center (MCC) offers hundreds of programs each year. The dialogues, trainings, workshops and intercultural programming offered by the MCC touch on a wide range of identity development and social justice issues. The scope of these programs adapts to address the changing culture and climate related to campus, local and national contexts....

Our intercultural format invites students of all backgrounds and experiences to participate in our programs and services."

Office of Student Life Disability Services (SLDS)

The OSU Office of Student Life Disability Services (SLDS) partners with students, faculty, and staff to design accessible environments and to provide academic accommodations and support services in order to create an accessible education experience for students with disabilities.

Qualifying for Services:

“Disability” is a broad term that includes, but is not limited to, mental health conditions, chronic health conditions, temporary injuries, physical/learning disabilities, and ADHD.

Common Accommodations / Services:

  • Exam Accommodations
  • Note-Taking Assistance
  • Accessible Media
  • Assistive Technology
  • Sign Language Interpretation/Transcribing
  • Accessible Transportation/Parking
  • Housing and Dining Accommodations

Contact Darren Nealy, Assistant Dean of Students, to request appropriate accommodations.

The Kirwin Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is an interdisciplinary engaged research institute at The Ohio State University established in May 2003.  The Kirwin Institute's goal is to connect individuals and communities with opportunities needed for thriving by educating the public, building the capacity of allied social justice organizations, and investing in efforts that support equity and inclusion.  The Institute works toward this goal through research, engagement, and communication.

The Women's Place

"The Women's Place serves as a catalyst for institutional change to expand opportunities for women's growth, leadership and power in an inclusive, supportive, and safe University environment consistent with the goals of the Academic and Diversity Plans."