When you donate to the Office for Equity and Diversity (OED), you support students, faculty, staff and programs that create inclusive and equitable campuses. Your financial contribution allows OED to expand and deepen its work throughout the state and across the five University campuses. Thank you for your generosity—your support makes a difference!

Graduations & Celebrations

Students and staff member at multicultural graduation ceremonyVarious units in the Office for Equity and Diversity sponsor celebration events and graduation ceremonies. Learn more about these events honoring the accomplishments of individuals and specific communities within the statewide University of Minnesota system:

News and Media

Check out the Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) in the media and access the blog for more updates, highlights and feature stories:

  • Tina Marisam (EOAA) is quoted in an MPR story about the number of sexual assaults reported on MN campuses in 2015. (December 2016)

Annual Events

Group photo, OED staffThe Office for Equity and Diversity and its various offices host a variety of annual events at the University of Minnesota.

Education & Training

The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) offers educational opportunities for individuals, departments, colleges, and units.

Workshops focus on a wide range of equity and diversity issues in higher education. They can also be customized for individual unit needs and concerns. 


Group of studentsIn making diversity a core value, the University of Minnesota recognizes that its campuses flourish only when all students, staff, faculty and external supporters have a community in which to grow and thrive.

FAQ for Equity and Diversity Certificate

Learn more about the Equity and Diversity Certificate, including details on the workshop progression, how to sign up, who can attend workshops, and much more.


Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) Administration

432 Morrill Hall
100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-0594
Fax: 612-626-0397


Michael Goh
Interim Vice President


Equity and Diversity Transformation Awards

Established by the Office for Equity and Diversity, the University of Minnesota's Equity and Diversity Transformation Awards seek to infuse equity and diversity into every aspect of the University’s teaching, learning, research, service and outreach by funding creative yet pragmatic proposals for projects that support equity and diversity initiatives.

(Application link below)

Workshops and Trainings


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