Diversity and Inclusion

Through programming, education, and training, we work to ensure Eagles excel with an understanding and appreciation for diversity.

About Us

The Department of Diversity and Inclusion strives to include, educate, and prepare our students for diverse cultural contexts. Our department highlights the diverse backgrounds that students, staff, and faculty represent and provides community outreach to increase diversity on campus.

Come visit us inside suite G-31 on the lower level of the Alfonso Elder Student Union!

Initiatives

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Latino Advisory Committee

Initiated by the late Chancellor Dr. Debra Saunders White, this committee seeks to increase enrollment and retention of Latinx students and provides outreach to the Latinx community.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training and Events

Our department provides training (e.g., Safe Zone training), programs, and events (e.g., our International Festival or the NALSA Powwow) in collaboration with campus partners to better understand and serve our students and community.

Diverse students

Diverse Student Leader Programs

The Department of Diversity and Inclusion strives to prepare students by supporting identity development, increasing leadership skills, and offering career preparation. 

Making History at NC Central

Our LGBTA Resource Center was the first established at an HBCU in the Southeast and is only one of three of its kind at an HBCU.

Diverse Student Organizations

The Department of Diversity and Inclusion supports numerous student organizations on campus, including the following:

  • Asian Student Organization
  • Aguilas Afro-Latino Student Organization
  • Caribbean Student Association
  • Raices Student Organization
  • Latinas Proviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority Inc.
  • COLORS (LGBTQ) Student Organization
  • Association of Students for a Better Africa (ASFABA)
  • Native American Law Student Association
  • Hispanic Law Student Association

If you would like to contact any of these student organizations, please download the Campus Labs app, visit Campus Labs on the web, or email Emily Guzman at epguzman@nccu.edu.

On-Campus Resources

Student Accessibility Services

At NC Central, we are committed to ensuring equal access for students with disabilities. 

Women's Center

The Women's Center provides an inclusive place of support, advocacy, and programming for and about gender equity.

Title IX Reporting

NCCU complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities in the University's educational programs and activities.

Counseling Center

Our counselors are always ready to help students define goals, make decisions, and solve problems related to personal, social, educational, and career concerns.

Meet Our Staff