Diversity and Inclusion at Illinois
Asian American Association (AAA)
The mission of the Asian American Association is to support and promote the needs of Asian Americans on campus. The AAA educates the university and community on current Asian American issues, promotes awareness of Asian American heritage and provides social activities for members.
Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES)
The Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services ensures that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs, services and activities at Illinois through the identification and enactment of reasonable modifications to institutional policies and procedures, the provision of effective auxiliary aids and services, and the establishment of innovative educational services.
Inclusive Illinois, one campus, many voices, is the University’s commitment to cultivating a community at Illinois where everyone is welcomed, celebrated, and respected.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
International Student Services serves the University’s international population and campus units through advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach.
Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR)
The Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR) seeks to improve campus climate by providing transformative learning experiences to the Illinois community that result in an appreciation for diversity and cross-cultural engagement. OIIR centers include: Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Asian American Cultural Center, La Casa Cultural Latina, LGBT Resource Center, Native American House, and Women’s Resources Center.
Office of Minority Student Affairs (OMSA)
The Office of Minority Student Affairs provides leadership in developing, implementing and coordinating student support services and activities to assist minority students’ personal development and academic achievement.
Registered Student Organizations
There are over 1,000 registered organizations on campus. Visit the Office of Registered Organizations for a complete list or to learn more about starting an organization of your own.
Veterans Support Services (VSSS)
Veteran Student Support Services recognizes the sacrifices made by members of our armed forces and the unique challenges associated with transitioning into a university setting. They are committed to providing Veterans, active duty personnel, National Guard and Reserve members and qualified dependents with the services necessary to pursue their academic and personal interests, explore different learning experiences, and integrate into the campus community.