Programs & Services

Background image: Native American students in the library.

The Division of Equity & Inclusion provides services, opportunities, and support through a wide range of programs available to all campus members.

Students studying in Moffitt Library.

Undergraduate Student Programs

Learn more about how campus diversity partners are advancing undergraduate student diversity and creating an inclusive campus climate.

Engineering graduate students at graduation ceremony.

Office for Graduate Diversity

The Office for Graduate Diversity provides support services for the admissions process, academic support, financial advice, and professional development, for prospective and continuing students on the Berkeley campus.

Professor Robert Ritchie and Hrishikesh Bale at ALS Beamline 8.3.2 - research using X-ray synchrotron micro-tomography to test ceramics used in jet engines and other applications under extreme temperatures.

Postgraduate Diversity Initiatives

The Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program offers research fellowships, faculty mentoring, and eligibility for a hiring incentive to outstanding scholars whose work will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California. (Photo Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab - Roy Kaltschmidt)

Portrait of Professor SIlvia Bunge, Dept. of Psychology, holding a plastic skull with a model of a brain inside.

Faculty Diversity Initiatives & Resources

Each department or school at Berkeley has a Faculty Equity Advisor who helps ensure that diversity and equity are considered in all aspects of the academic mission. The advisors are appointed by the department chair or dean. As well as working within their own departments, they participate in a campuswide network to share strategies and collaborate on addressing common challenges.

Haas Institute

Othering & Belonging Institute

The Othering & Belonging Institute, formerly the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley brings together researchers, organizers, stakeholders, communicators, and policymakers to identify and eliminate the barriers to an inclusive, just, and sustainable society in order to create transformative change.

Staff Faculty

Staff Diversity Initiatives

SDI engages staff and management to ensure staff diversity at all levels of employment, fosters an inclusive and welcoming workplace environment, and links staff diversity efforts to the public mission of the university.

Destination College

K-12 & Community College

Serving students from kindergarten through community college, the Center for Educational Partnerships is helping students overcome educational and financial barriers to higher education.


Diversity planning

The division provides support, tools, and resources to academic and administrative units as they conduct their own strategic planning and assessment processes on equity, inclusion, diversity, belonging, and social justice.


Grants & awards

The Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity is a grant presented annually to a distinguished faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley based on outstanding contributions in enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion.