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Diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Kentucky continues to be a priority in colleges, units and departments across the community. This site highlights and celebrates all of the diversity work happening in our community initiated and driven by passionate staff, faculty and students. Here, you can learn more about the various initiatives that are part of the university's DEI Implementation Plan, read about diversity-related news and efforts from all areas of the UK community and find a comprehensive list of DEI resources and organizations. 

The DEI Implementation Plan is supported by the Office for Institutional Diversity (OID) and engages the entire UK community. 

Click here to visit the Office for Institutional Diversity website 

DEI News and Updates

UK Research Team Uniquely Poised to Reach Black American Communities, Reduce Health Disparities

“I don’t know how many people ever have a chance to be on a research team led by a Black woman principal investigator, with a Black woman co-PI and with Black women all across the research team,” said Candice Hargons, Ph.D.

UK College of Education Hosts CATalyze Education Talks

This free community event features UK College of Education faculty members giving brief talks on issues impacting health and education. This year’s theme is "Resilience in Life and Education: Recognizing Barriers and Solutions for Success."

Get Involved!

The University of Kentucky is a vibrant, global campus. With more than 550 student organizations and multiple units and colleges across the university, there are always opportunities to get involved! 

Discover the possibilities to learn more about and engage with our diverse community. 

Find Events on BBNvolved

Message from President Capilouto

Our Next Steps in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Where do we go from here? Q&A with UK President Eli Capilouto

Disability Resource Center

The DRC provides services to the university community so students with a wide array of disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of university life.

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Anti-Racism and Racial Trauma Resources

The University of Kentucky Counseling Center offers numerous resources for healing, support and allyship.  

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Submit a Bias Incident Report

This form serves as an official report regarding an incident or incidents of bias, hate, bigotry and/or identity-based violence.

Submit Here