In alignment with the overarching missions and goals of the School of Social Work, the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) is charged with providing strategic leadership, supporting the DEI efforts of units across the School of Social Work, DEI programming and initiative and promoting accountability.

Take the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pulse Survey

Please take five minutes to complete the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion(DEI) pulse survey found here:

This DEI pulse survey is a quick check-in, aimed at providing a pulse check on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SSW, specifically related to the last year. Please review the attached survey FAQ’s. Any member of the SSW community including students, faculty, staff and alumni can take the survey. Should you have any additional questions, comments or concerns, please email: Thank you and take care.

What We Do

Reporting Form for SSW Climate/Culture Concerns

DEI Programs and Initiatives

Groups and Organizations at SSW

SSW Timeline of Efforts

DEI Resources


Strategic Leadership ODEI provides strategic leadership and expertise and supports the efforts of units across the school to achieve their diversity, equity and inclusion goals. CLICK HERE to see our strategic goals and priorities for the upcoming year.
DEI Programs and Initiatives ODEI collaborates with unit across the school to develop student, faculty and staff programs and initiatives focused on social justice, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, racial healing, and culturally humble conduct.
DEI Training and Consultation ODEI provides training and consultation to units across SSW on diversity, equity and inclusion related matters.
Accountability, Data and Assessment ODEI collects and analyzes data to ensure accountability on strategic priorities as well as to evaluate DEI trends and needs


Our strategic opportunities include: community engagement, training, accountability, equity & access, data collection