The Office of Diversity & Inclusion provides active oversight, coordination, and evaluation of the University of Maryland’s equity, diversity and inclusion activities; manages and tracks implementation of the Strategic Plan for Diversity; and encourages and supports the efforts of units to achieve their diversity goals. We invite you to explore our website for information about our office, its activities and programs, as well as equity and diversity initiatives on campus and beyond.

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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

The University of Maryland is committed to "inclusive excellence"—the notion that in order to educate our students with excellence, in order to foster outstanding research and scholarship, and in order to be national and global leaders, we must be diverse and inclusive.

"Moving Maryland Forward" Grants have been selected!
  • 2016 "Moving Maryland Forward" Grant Request for Proposals
  • MMF Proposal Administrative Login

    The Search and Selection Guidelines for the University of Maryland have been updated. The changes are on the Equity Council's website.
    • "Search and Selection Guidelines

  • Signature Programs

    Rise Above Ableism

    The campaign seeks to raise awareness of how ableism, as a system of discrimination and prejudice against people with disabilities, hurts us all.

    Words of Engagement

    The Words of Engagement Intergroup Dialogue Program (WEIDP) will be available for registration during the week of May 12, 2014. To enroll in a dialogue, please visit the WEIDP registration website:

    • "WEIDP Registration

    ODI funds projects that advance the goals of the Rise Above campaign. To make the grants as flexible as possible, Rise Above Grants have a rolling deadline and will be awarded as long as funds are available. All campus units and groups are invited to apply!