U of I Equity & Diversity
The Office of Equity and Diversity is committed to ensuring bias-free, safe spaces for our entire Vandal family, to achieve our university’s mission of focused and inclusive excellence.
Athena Student Award aims to support and recognize students at the University of Idaho, who promote access, inclusion and advancement of women through their course of study or co-curricular activities. The selection is particularly interested in recognizing diverse and underrepresented individuals.
Black/African American Cultural Center (BAACC) provides culturally relevant educational and social activities to promote academic success, leadership development, and assist with the transition from home to campus. BAACC encourages and empowers students to find, use and advocate for their community and their person. Consider supporting BAACC by giving to the Eric McMillan Diversity Scholarship which provides financial support to African American/Black students that have overcome adversity in their life and demonstrates financial need. Your contribution would support retention for our African American/Black students at the University of Idaho.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who have qualifying migrant/seasonal farmwork backgrounds by providing financial and academic support services. Your contribution would support our ‘Si se Puede Endowment’ which directly support students at UI from farmworking backgrounds.
LGBTQA Office Programs Fund provides extra resources for cultural enrichment events and student support efforts to benefit all students at the University of Idaho. Money donated to the fund goes directly into the operation of the LGBTQA Office and to the implementation of social and educational events targeting all students, faculty and staff at the University of Idaho. Your contribution to the LGBTQA Office Program Fund assists in the proliferation of positive education about sexual orientation and gender identity. Greater educational outreach helps create safe and welcoming climates for our queer and transgender students at the University of Idaho.
Native American Student Center (NASC) empowers Native American students by meeting their academic, social and cultural needs as they navigate the college experience. Your donation will provide critical assistance for students who face emergency needs while at UI. Many who are far from home. The assistance may include books, supplies, healthcare, or travel expenses. Your help will ease students' transition to UI and help relieve stress that may impact their studies. Qeci' yew yew (Thank you) for considering a donation!
Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) supports our students who face financial difficulties which may impede them in completing their academic careers. With these funds, students in need have received help in covering everything from the cost of textbooks to healthcare expenses and other critical needs. Your contribution would provide the opportunity for our diverse scholars to continue excelling in their studies and achieve their academic goals while also enriching everyone's university experience.
Women's Center 50th Anniversary Celebrations Founded in 1972, the Women's Center is one of the longest-running campus-based women's centers in the United States! For almost 50 years, we've been advocating for gender justice by providing innovative ways for students, staff, faculty and local community members to learn more about social justice and enjoy a safe, comfortable place to gather, interact, and study. Join us in our efforts to honor and celebrate the important work of generations of feminist activists and community organizers by contributing to our 50th anniversary fundraising efforts. Your donation will help us host a series of exceptional events this fall to both honor the legacy of those who came before us, and inspire generations of future gender justice activists.