Washington University Diversity Initiatives

  • Washington University Diversity Initiatives & Outreach: Washington University has many diversity initiatives that operate on a macro level through various university offices and student organizations. Wash U Diversity Initiatives Website

Social Justice Center

  • About the SJC: The Social Justice Center is a student-run organization that promotes awareness and understanding of social justice and diversity issues by providing education, facilitations, and resources. SJC Website

LGBT Resources

  • Coordinator for LGBT Student Involvement & Leadership: Saida Bonifield serves as the Coordinator for LGBT Student Involvement & Leadership, within the SIL office. The LGBT Coordinator works with and advises students and student groups in order to build an inclusive campus community for LGBTQIA students. Contact saida.bonifield@wustl.edu
  • Pride Alliance: Pride Alliance is a multi-focus GLBTQIA (gay, genderqueer, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, ally, asexual) group open to all Wash U students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. There goals are to advocate GLBTQIA-friendly public policies through activism and greater awareness, to educate the WU community about GLBTQIA issues, and to build a supportive social network for GLBTQIA students. Pride Alliance Website
  • Safe Zones: Safe Zones is a student organization at Washington University in St. Louis dedicated to promoting awareness of and education about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally (GLBTQIA) issues. Safe Zones Website

Student Involvement & Leadership

  • Office of Student Involvement & Leadership (SIL): Student Involvement and Leadership (SIL) is a resource center for involvement and leadership at Washington University in St. Louis for students, faculty, and staff. SIL’s principle function is to engage students to determine their co-curricular experiences. This is achieved through advising students and student organizations; creating innovative leadership opportunities; and promoting involvement in the campus community. Student Involvement and Leadership values and encourages all forms of leadership to cultivate an inclusive, socially responsible, and vibrant campus community. SIL Website
  • Student Group Resources: SIL has compiled a comprehensive collection of resources for student groups that includes information about planning events, event registration, space reservation, publicity, contract information and other resources. SIL’s Student Group Resource Center Website

Residential Life

  • Residential Life Diversity Commitment: Residential Life has made diversity a priority in their mission and goals and work to foster inclusive learning communities for all students in Residential Life housing. Residential Life’s Full Diversity Statement

Student Groups and Organizations

  • SU Student Groups: There are many cultural student groups that operate within Student Union that work through out the year to educate others, provide social opportunities and develop cultural programming. Full List of SU Cultural Groups

DAC Resources

  • Diversity Terms List: The Diversity Affairs Council has compiled a list of diversity terms and definitions that pertain to Washington University’s campus. DAC Terms, Definitions