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Programs Overview

The Diversity Center offers a diverse range of programs, activities and workshops that are educational, cultural and social. Committed to supporting and promoting multicultural awareness, the staff develops program that increase understanding and appreciation of all cultural differences by familiarizing the campus community with the contribution and histories of African American, American Indian, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, International, LGBTQ, White, Gender and all Cultural Diverse Students.



A program that provides tools to help eliminate Stereotypes and bias.  Provides suggested responses to respond in moments of diversity-related tension. No blame, no guilt, no conflict – just practical, specific skills that can be immediately applied in various situations.  OUCH! is a must-have and a must-see for anyone seeking to create and sustain a respectful environment.

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your three words

The UIS Diversity Center asked students, staff, faculty, and clubs what three words they would use to describe themselves, their organization, or UIS. Watch the video.

The Diversity Center check out bikes for students to use up to five days.  Bike Checkout Program


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