As part of 埃尔迈拉大学’s efforts to generate a diverse and inclusive community 在校园, 多样性办公室, 股本, and Inclusion (DEI) was established to enrich the student experience.

通过三方面的方法, DEI is focused on supporting students, enriching the campus community, and collaborating with staff and faculty to provide a holistic service to students across disciplines. 

埃尔迈拉大学 is dedicated to attracting and retaining students from diverse backgrounds to our campus. Our Mission to help students become globally engaged students is accomplished, 在某种程度上, by attracting and retaining a diverse student population.

Students crowd the IDEA center for the Taste of 首页 event


IDEA中心, 这代表着包容性, 多样性, 股本, 和可访问性, is an area located in the 校园 Center designed to provide students with a supportive, student-focused空间. IDEA中心 provides a place for students to gather in a casual setting, where student clubs can meet and host programs, and special speakers and events can be featured. 

Student 俱乐部 and 组织

The Office of DEI is actively engaged with culture-based and gender-based clubs 在校园. The office provides advisory support to ensure these clubs have the necessary resources and support to celebrate their culture and initiatives. The Office of DEI also provides leadership development and programs centered around self-care to help ensure the success of the student leadership.  

Students are pictured during the BSU banquet
Two Pride Prom royalty members pose for a picture


In an effort to enrich the campus as a whole, the Office of DEI initiates and implements efforts to spread awareness and celebrate other cultures. From working with dining services and celebrating cultures through food to inviting guest speakers to campus to share life and professional experiences, the College has the opportunity to share in the experience of other cultures together.

Staff and Faculty 

工作人员 and faculty are a primary source of support for all students at 埃尔迈拉大学. Through collaborative measures, the Office of DEI will join together with faculty and staff across multiple disciplines to generate innovative practices that invoke inclusion and equity for the 埃尔迈拉大学 community.