The UGS Diversity Office has a number of programs focused on the academic, social, personal, and professional aspects of graduate education.
Funding and Resources
Indiana University provides access to a wide range of internal and external resources to help students reach their academic, professional, and personal goals. The University Graduate School works diligently to promote student inclusion into the larger community by providing access to multi-year funding packages, leadership opportunities, and promoting the development and/or enhancement of self-confidence and leadership skills.
Each year we report Diversity Initatives and Investments and Diversity Opportunities and Challenges. See reports for the following years:
Indiana University has over 750 student organizations. IUB Diversity-focused graduate organizations and programs include Native American Graduate Student Association (NAGSA), Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), Latino/a Graduate Student Association (LGSA), Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Student Association (CLACS SA). Discipline specific programs include Women In Computing (WIC), Black Law Students Association (BLSA),Latinx Law Student Association (LLSA), Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and National Organization for Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE).
IUB Graduate Diversity Recruitment Council
The mission of the IU Graduate Diversity Recruitment Council is to engage and empower campus partners in the recruitment of outstanding diverse graduate students to Indiana University (Bloomington). The representatives selected should be actively engaged in graduate recruitment efforts for your college/school with an interest in increasing the number of underrepresented students in Master’s and PhD programs. Council meets twice a semester.
Reporting, understanding, and preventing unacceptable behaviors such as bias, sexual misconduct, and hazing are essential to maintaining our caring community. Indiana University offers various avenues for reporting these incidents as well as receiving confidential care and support if you need it.
We wish to acknowledge and honor the Indigenous communities native to this region, and recognize that Indiana University – Bloomington was built on Indigenous homelands and resources. We recognize the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee people as past, present, and future caretakers of this land.