Diversity by the Numbers

See firsthand the progress that OVPDEMA has made at Indiana University in our 2017-2018 annual report. Explore the story of diversity and inclusion at IU through university-wide data, executive summaries and the stories of the students, faculty, and staff making a difference on all of our campuses.

Indiana Latino Expo

Join us at Indiana Latino Expo, Indiana State Fairgrounds. Friday, October 11, 11-2 p.m. and Saturday, October 12, 11-5 p.m.

Visit the IU booth! 

  • Speak with IU and state 21st Century Scholar representatives. 
  • Sign-up, check, and update your 21st Century Scholar status.
  • Fulfill 21st Century Scholar Success Program requirements.
  • Apply to any IU campus or regional center onsite for FREE. 
  • Take campus virtual tours, learn about paying for college, and much more.

All are welcome, free entry all day!

Register in advance and receive a FREE IU gift.

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Marine Corps Leadership Seminar Workshop

The United States Marine Corps is known worldwide for developing leadership, courage, tenacity, and teamwork— skills that can help you stand out from the competition anywhere you go. We welcome IU administrators, faculty, and students to this FREE Workshop!

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OVPDEMA Career Services

At OVPDEMA, we believe a measure of a positive college experience is a rewarding career outcome. Find links to events, campus offices, and student organizations available to assist in developing an effective network and building a successful career.

Career Services Portal
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Hispanic Heritage Month

Held during the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, and in celebration of the independence day in Chile and Mexico, National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans and honors their contributions to the United States. Across all of IU’s campuses, Indiana University will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, with a series of events, films and discussions that highlight the histories and cultural accomplishments of Latino and Hispanic Americans.

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Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center’s 50th Anniversary

The 2019-2020 academic year symbolizes the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) at Indiana University Bloomington. Our 50th anniversary theme: "Power, Progress, and Promise", represents the commitment of the Center to serve as a home for Black students and a resource for Black people in the broader community.

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LGBTQ+ Culture Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

On November 16 and 17, 2019, Indiana University’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center will be celebrating in grand fashion with food and festivities, a dance party, a presentation by nationally-renowned LGBTQ+ activist Shane Windmeyer, and a retirement party for the outgoing director of the LGBTQ+ Culture Center, Doug Bauder.

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Acknowledging Native Space

Indiana University wishes to acknowledge and honor the indigenous communities native to this region, and recognize that Indiana University – Bloomington was built on indigenous homelands and resources. Indiana University recognizes the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee people as past, present, and future caretakers of this land. We are proud to support Native students in their pursuit of community and success at Indiana University.

Visit the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center
HEED award 2019

Excelling in Diversity

Indiana University Bloomington and IUPUI have once again received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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A Welcoming Campus

Campus Pride, a national nonprofit network of student leaders and campus groups devoted to improving college life for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer students across the U.S., named IU Bloomington in its 2018 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the sixth time.

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Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center

Finding a home at La Casa

Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center

“Immediately, the directors treated me like family. I felt like they were my aunts.”

Read Gabriel’s story
Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker

From barely speaking to Commencement speaker

Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker

“When you do start the conversation, you learn a lot from each other.”

Read Grace’s story

Researching her family's lineage

Alaina Roberts, Ph.D. recipient

“I found out that there had not really been much research done on that at all, so I wanted to tell the story of my ancestors and other people like them.”

Read Alaina's story
Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President

Diversity and multiculturalism show the true strength of a campus. In order to tackle broader issues facing us, we must bring together and reconcile our differences, and tap into the wealth of our diversity.

Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President