Women's Center, a department within the Diversity Center, exists to provide programming and support for women-identified students and their allies on campus.

Gender and Sexuality Student Services, a department within the Diversity Center, provides education, advocacy, support, mentoring, and a safe space for sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) students.

Diversity Center Initiatives

  • Men of Color Initiative 
  • Hispanic/LatinX Initiative 
  • First-Generation Initiative

Signature Events

Here at Diversity Center we have events for everyone, inclusion of everyone is our main goal and we are committed to it. We conduct events at the University throughout the year, below are our signature events that we have conducted at the university.

  • Black History Month
  • Black Male Colligate Society (BMCS) Induction Ceremony
  • High School to College Mixers
  • Hispanic/Latinx/e Heritage Month
  • Specialty Graduation (Black Graduation, Hispanic/Latinx/e Graduation, Lavender Graduation)
  • Women’s History Month

Stay Connected with the Diversity Center


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About the Event Discuss the massive musical and cultural contributions of Little Richard, what the music meant at the time how he inspired other…
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About the Event A time to celebrate diversity and those who are allies of diversity on campus.
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About the Event Join UIS's Voices in Praise in their Church Hop as they perform various gospel songs!
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Performances by UIS and Community Musicians