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Give to Diversity & Inclusion

Thank you for your interest in supporting the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion. Our work is essential to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members of the UNC community—faculty, staff, students, and communities, local and beyond. We provide opportunities for individuals to explore, learn, and lead through experiential activities, education, and dialogue focused on diversity, equity and inclusion.

All gifts are appreciated and welcome. Following are our current priorities:

Fall scenes 10/25 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Support builds understanding across differences, creates conditions to ensure the equitable educational and social benefits of diversity, and cultivates a welcoming and supportive environment for students, faculty, and staff. 

Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS

Project Uplift is a summer college access program for rising high school seniors from historically under-served populations. Participants have an opportunity to experience campus life and learn about the college admissions process. 

Uplift PLUS is an intensive 2-week summer academic enrichment and college readiness program for Project Uplift participants. Participants engage in college application prep, leadership development, and experiential learning opportunities. This residential program provides an immersive and engaging experience to prepare the next generation of scholar-leaders. 

A photo featuring Patricia Harris and a group of students from the MLK Jr Celebration Week Planning Committee of 2024.

UODI Student Access and Success Programs

Activities is to promote and facilitate culturally enriching programs, high-impact practices, and leadership opportunities for all students to foster active involvement on campus and within the local community as we ensure a vast skill set beyond graduation for all students at Carolina. UODI student access, success and engagement initiatives feature events that promote Belonging, Learning, Professional Development, and Growth. 

Carolina Male Empowerment Network (MEN)

Carolina-MEN aims to increase the sense of belonging for students from underrepresented backgrounds and equip them with the necessary skills to achieve excellence at UNC and beyond.  Carolina MEN-is an intentional community of male-identifying students which promotes academic success, holistic student wellness, leadership development, and unity. 

Three women sharing a laugh

Carolina Women’s Center (CWC)

The Carolina Women’s Center advocates for gender equity for all members of the Carolina community by addressing the diverse needs of women and eliminating gender-based barriers on campus.