Overview

Our education and training programs support students, faculty and staff. Our office has evolved by developing a comprehensive social justice framework that supports equity-minded practice, uses data to build an inclusive community and closes academic equity gaps for underrepresented populations.

We encourage you to explore the following education and training programs:

Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Prevention Training

Learn more about required annual Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Prevention Training for students and employees.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Toolkit

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Toolkit helps faculty create dialogue in the classroom, provides inclusive statements for syllabi and offers resources on culturally responsive teaching.

Huskie Conversation Café Podcast

The Huskie Conversation Café Podcast features conversations about NIU’s Common Reading Experience book, “When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.”

Diversity Dialogue Series

Participate in the Diversity Dialogue Series to find ways to create positive change and solve problems together.

Conversations on Diversity+Equity (CODE) Workshops

Discover workshops on general diversity concepts and gain a stronger understanding of identities through Conversations on Diversity+Equity (CODE) Workshops.

Implicit Bias

Our implicit bias training emphasizes best practices for diversity in NIU's hiring. 

People’s Organizing Weekend Empowerment Retreat (POWER)

The People’s Organizing Weekend Empowerment Retreat (POWER) empowers student activists to enhance their community organizing skills.

Reading Lists

The staff of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have curated a list of anti-racism resources.  

Contact Us

Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Health Services 408
DeKalb, IL 60115

815-753-8399
equity@niu.edu

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