Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NIU

Diversity and Inclusion at NIU

At NIU, we're committed to confronting racism and all forms of discrimination. We welcome all members of the campus community to join us in working toward positive change. By taking action, sharing resources and providing support we can continue to find strength in our diversity. Learn more about equity at NIU.

The Real Talk Conference: Bridging Race, Identity, and Community

Plan to attend The Real Talk Conference on Oct. 27 and make new connections while engaging in powerful conversations that promote understanding, increase empathy, and facilitate change in our community.

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Working Together for Racial and Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion

NIU is committed to doing the hard work necessary to address systemic inequities and foster a more inclusive campus culture, knowing that achieving some goals and outcomes will require sustained, long-term effort, while other actions can lead to rapid, positive change.

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Employee Recruitment

NIU is committed to recruiting and supporting employees who represent diverse communities and identities in our society.

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Upcoming Diversity Events

Support and Information

NIU Communities

The diversity and cultural resource centers provide support services to students, as well as opportunities for all members of the NIU community to learn about different cultures and communities in a supportive environment.

Social Justice

Learn and engage in ways that seek to understand history, dismantle systems and build an anti-racist community where everyone can thrive.

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In the News

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Campus Resources


Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award
Colleges of Distinction - Equity and Inclusion
Great Colleges to Work For
Campus Pride Best of the Best LGBTQ-friendly campus

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