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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 Black Alumni Reunion to be held April 13-15

The University of Kentucky Black Alumni Reunion is an opportunity to cultivate community through a weekend of engaging educational experiences, social events and networking opportunities. The event is scheduled for April 13-15, 2023.  In the spirit of Harambeè, defined as “a coming together,” the reunion serves as a chance for Black alumni to gather, reconnect, socialize and come together. 

New student organization creates health care community for students of color

Hues in Medicine originally started as Nevaeh Fischer’s personal blog. In sharing her own stories, she started hearing from other students who were experiencing the same sense of discomfort she was.

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

Anti-Racism and Racial Trauma Resources

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

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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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Bias Incident Reporting

You may use this form to make a report of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct but are not required to use this form. You may also make a report by contacting the Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity at 859-257-8927 to speak with a staff member. 

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