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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources for Students

Mission: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) provides leadership in creating systemic change at Western Michigan University to ensure equitable access, resources, and success of all members of the campus community


  1. The Inclusion of all members of our community
  2. The empowerment of students to advocate for themselves
  3. Engaging students, staff, and faculty through collaboration and relationship building, recognizing the authenticity and uniqueness of each member of our community

Vision: ODI seeks to establish an authentically inclusive campus

Where to find resources?

DEI Scholarships and Awards

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"Inclusion is not bringing people into what already exists; it is making a new space, a better space for everyone." - George Dei