Organizations & Initiatives

Diversity at FIU:

Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access –

Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity –
AWED develops and manages a wide range of programs to promote faculty equity, diversity and inclusion, including workshops and trainings to improve faculty hiring and promotion processes, faculty mentoring, and interdisciplinary networking.                    

Multicultural Programs and Services –
Multicultural Programs and Services (MPAS) celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion by creating a campus community that encourages social responsibility, honors equality, and foster student success.                                                                                            

Center for Women’s and Gender Studies –
The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies bolsters the university’s reputation for excellence and relevance in the 21st century by fostering intellectual exchange, creative pursuits, social justice advocacy, and global perspectives. 

Women’s Center 
The Women’s Center at FIU was established to provide FIU students with programs and services related to their intellectual, professional, and personal growth.  The Women’s Center collaborates and coordinates with other University departments and student organizations to meet the needs and enhance the lives of the varied female population on campus. [Read More]                                       

Veteran and Military Affairs –
This office is available to assist you in receiving your educational benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. We are also available to assist you in areas that will assure your academic success. Our main goal is to provide educational benefits and support to Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists, eligible dependents and spouses enrolled at FIU.

LGBTQA Initiatives –
We work to create an environment of empowerment, affirmation, and inclusion for LGBTQA* students, faculty, and staff at Florida International University through education, advocacy, and celebration.

Student Access & Success: Ronald McNair Program – 
The McNair Scholars Program is a Federal TRiO program designed to prepare students from low income, first-generation, and traditionally under-represented groups for doctoral studies. 

FIU Embrace – 
FIU Embrace is a university-wide initiative that promotes health, wellness, and overall functioning for adults with developmental disabilities, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), intellectual disabilities (ID), and other neurodevelopmental disorders (OND). It seeks to help these persons lead healthy lives and maximize their individual potential across their lifespan.

Women of CEC –

Center for Diversity and Student Success in Engineering and Computing

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Office of Diversity and Inclusion 
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports HWCOM’s education, healthcare, service, and research missions by promoting programs and services designed to enhance the diversity of the student body, faculty and staff. [Read More]

Diversity Links and Publications

Office of Disability Employment Policy

DiversityInc Magazine

Diverse Issues in Higher Education