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DEIA Resources

Our resource page is designed to provide our students, faculty and staff with comprehensive resources that promote a more inclusive and accessible community. This page also offers a range of materials to support ongoing learning and growth.

DEIA Progress Report

The DEIA Progress Report showcases the collective efforts and strides made toward promoting inclusion at the university and opportunities for enhancement. Read the annual DEIA progress report for specific insights.

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Scholarship Portal 

The DEIAC is committed to opening doors and making opportunities available to UArts students. 

Explore Scholarship opportunities

LGBTQIA+ Resources

University of the Arts is committed to providing a safe, caring, and supportive environment for the healthy development of all of our community members. We are committed to building and sustaining a campus environment that is safe and affirming for all students, faculty, and staff. The resources on this page are for those who

  • identify as LGBTQIA+.
  • might be questioning their sexual or gender identity.
  • have questions about the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • want to learn more about resources for support at UArts.
  • seek to learn how to be an ally to LGBTQIA+ folks.

Explore LGBTQIA+ Resources.

Black Lives Matter

Many in our community are eager to take action. The DEIA Committee has compiled a list of resources and information for students, faculty and staff. This is a living list, and we welcome suggestions from our community members.

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Office of Educational Accessibility (OEA)

The Office of Educational Accessibility (OEA) provides support through reasonable accommodations, advocacy, and consultation to foster independence and inclusion in all areas of university life. OEA works to break down barriers that hinder student success and promotes inclusive best practices in the areas of teaching and learning.

Learn more about OEA.

Faculty & Staff Resources

The Center For Teaching and Learning Design’s DEIA Teaching Resources & Strategies portal has many resources to support faculty in creating an equitable learning experience for all UArts students, including online training, a DEIA syllabus rubric, suggested anti-racism reading and more. Note: you will need to be logged in to UArts’ portal to access these resources.

Access the Faculty & Staff resources hub.

Additional DEIA Resources

Follow here for updates and reflections that pertain to inclusion and diversity

Religious Holiday

University of the Arts celebrates a rich tapestry of religious and cultural holidays. We kindly ask all community members to know the following significant dates that may require accommodation.

Affirmative Action / Supreme Court Decision Statement

In the face of the Supreme Court's summer 2023 ruling on affirmative action, University of the Arts stated an unwavering commitment to our mission; core values; and diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility across all aspects of the university.

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Affirmative Action / Supreme Court Decision Q&A

Take a look at answers to some frequently asked questions about the summer 2023 Supreme Court decision.

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We prioritize the safety and well-being of all students. We understand that a supportive environment fosters academic success and personal growth. Should any student experience or witness incidents related to Title IX Sexual Misconduct, Bias, Harassment, or Discrimination, we have a dedicated reporting process in place.

Access to our new Bias Reporting Tool