Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
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Change Starts Here: You Belong Here

Change Starts Here: You Belong Here

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

As The University of Texas at Austin prepares future leaders, it is committed to providing equitable access and inclusion in all our activities and to creating an inclusive environment of teaching, research, and service in which all can learn from each other.

As an institution with a history of denying equitable access to qualified students, staff, and faculty, The University of Texas at Austin affirms its responsibility to create an environment in which all of its members are respected, equitably included, and afforded equal opportunities for education, employment, advancement, compensation, recognition, and satisfaction.

The University is dedicated to attracting highly qualified students, faculty, and staff of all races, ethnicities, peoples, nationalities, religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, ages, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, and health histories, as well as marital, parental, veteran, citizenship or socioeconomic status. The University also welcomes a wide range of ideas and viewpoints.

The University of Texas wholeheartedly believes that students are better prepared to succeed in an increasingly diverse state and interconnected society when they receive the many educational benefits of a diverse learning environment.