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Together, the below organizations provide rich resources and campus programming in order to realize the institution's vision of diversity. Please browse by category:

Gabriela Da Silva-Riley
My story:

Gabriela Da Silva-Riley, anthropology major, shares her story.

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Advocacy and Support Services

ACCESSAccommodation, Consultation, Collaboration and Educational Support Services (ACCESS)

ACCESS enables students with disabilities to participate in a barrier-free learning environment; it also serves as a resource to the larger community to advocate for educational equity and innovation. Students can receive proctoring help, adaptive lab assistance, note taking assistance, and much more. Get involved with ACCESS.

affirmative actionAffirmative Action/Equal Opportunity

The mission of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) is to create a diverse, non-discriminatory learning and working environment  for the University of Vermont community by promoting inclusion, respect and equity. AAEO website

ALANA CoalitionALANA Coalition

The coalition serves and represents faculty, staff and graduate students of color by providing a social network, advocating for courses to secure an inclusive environment, and much more. Become a member of the coalition and its listserve.

Center for Cultural PluralismCenter for Cultural Pluralism

The center aims to provide multicultural competencies to faculty, staff and students. Their main focus is on issues of culture and social justice. See the many events and workshops sponsored on the center's website.

Center on Disability and Community InclusionCenter on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

The center improves the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families through research, training, and community service. Current projects include nutrition services, equity in higher education, homeless children and youth project, project for children with deaf-blindness, and many more. Get involved with the CDCI.

Learning Co-OpThe Learning Co-Op

Where students help students learn. Offering one-on-one tutoring to help students develop an efficient study system, writing support in all disciplines at any stage of the writing process, group study for selected large lecture courses and subject area tutoring. The Learning Cooperative website.

LGBTQA Services logoLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Ally Services (LGBTQA)

Meeting the needs of LGBTQA students, faculty and staff by fostering and creating cultural education for the community, and by providing advocacy and support. Learn about the many student groups through LGBTQA and tap into unlimited resources. LGBTQA website.

ALANA Student CenterMosaic Center for Students of Color (MSCS)

The Mosaic Center for Students of Color promotes academic achievement, personal growth, identity formation and cultural development to students of color at UVM. Mosaic Center for Students of Color website.

office of multicultural affairsOffice of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives

Welcome to the Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives at the University of Vermont. Our Mission is to help support the university’s commitment to multiculturalism, diversity, and social equality. We know that a multicultural and diverse learning community promotes life changing and rewarding learning experiences. Therefore, we actively seek to provide leadership and direction that will continuously improve university-wide efforts to create and maintain an inclusive and diverse community. Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives website.

Student Government Association (SGA) ClubsStudent Government Association (SGA) Clubs

Join clubs fostering inclusion across campus which contribute to the cultural, social, educational or recreational welfare of its membership and support the purpose of the Student Government as set forth by its Constitution. Visit the SGA Clubs website.

Student LifeStudent Life - Diversity on Campus

Our student population includes people from a variety of races, ethnicities, genders, classes, sexual orientations, abilities and religions, and we wouldn't want it any other way. Find out Seven ways to celebrate cultural diversity and to feel included and supported at UVM:

SESPSummer Enrichment Scholars Program (SESP)

SESP is a FREE summer bridge program offered to UVM incoming first-year students of color and bi/multi-racial students. First-generation and students with limited income are also eligible for this summer program and encouraged to apply. SESP provides the opportunity for first-year students to adjust to their new environment and addresses the challenges they will potentially face during their transition from high school to college. Learn more about SESP.

Student VeteransSupport for Student Veterans

The UVM community is grateful for the service of our veterans. We are committed to providing the best experience possible for those who have served our country and are now enrolled as students at the University of Vermont. Through the work of the Veterans Assistance Committee (VAC), specific staff from across campus have been identified to respond to student veteran related inquiries. This information and more can be found at

TRiO Program logoThe TRiO/SSS Program

Authorized by Congress in 1968, this program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students to successfully complete their postsecondary education. TRiO/ Student Support Services website.

Women's Center logoThe Women's Center

The center celebrates and supports around issues of gender, sexual orientation, race, identity and more. Their campus advocacy program offers support for victims of sexual assault, stalking, support to ALANA, LGBT, male survivors and more. Campus-wide programming like speakers, Sexual Violence Awareness month, HerStory month, and others raise awareness of women's issues. Women's Center website.

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