List of Diversity/Inclusion Campus Resources

The work of diversity/inclusion is far too big to be accomplished by one office, and across CWRU, the task is shared by many departments/offices. Participation in many of these groups can be done on-campus and remotely. 

Resource Description
African American Campus Community Resource Group (AACCRG) African American Campus Community Resource Group will connect and engage faculty and staff in creating a more welcoming and inclusive campus environment for all. Additionally, the group will support retention and actively engage in promoting an inclusive environment enabling employees to contribute fully to the university’s success. Chaired by Bethany Pope.
Alianza Latina/Latino Alliance The Alianza Latina/Latino Alliance is a group of CWRU faculty and staff members. The purpose of the group is to bring together Hispanic/Latino faculty and staff from across the campus for cultural awareness, friendship, student recruitment, retention, and public service. All, regardless of race or ethnicity, are invited to join the group.
Committee on Minority Affairs, Faculty Senate The Committee shall act in an oversight and advisory capacity and shall monitor matters concerning minority affairs by bringing suggestions and strategic plans to the Faculty Senate about teaching, research, and the quality of academic life at CWRU so that all minorities will feel this university is a powerful place to live, work, learn, and teach.
Community Concerns Reporting System (CCRS) The goal of the Community Concerns Reporting System (previously known as the Bias Reporting System) at Case Western Reserve University is to help educate and promote an inclusive community by supporting students through a clear and streamlined process for reporting incidents of perceived mistreatment, cultural/ethnic insensitivity, and bias.
Department of Psychological Sciences Diversity Committee Comprised primarily of doctoral students in psychology who work to welcome, embrace, and promote the diversity of human experiences and cultural and individual differences.
Disability Resources

We are committed to assisting all Case Western Reserve University students with disabilities by creating opportunities to take full advantage of the University's educational, academic and residential programs.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Undergraduate Student Government The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee serves to seek, advocate for, and resolve concerns of marginalized students and promote an inclusive campus.
Diversity Leadership Council The Diversity Leadership Council brings together leaders from the many diversity organizations on campus into a cohesive unit that helps share insights and promote dialogue throughout the university and its surrounding area. Resources for faculty, staff, students and the community are all represented.
Division of Student Affairs Our mission is to seek out and actively engage and serve students with quality developmental, intentional and comprehensive experiential learning opportunities in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant university community.
Ethnic Studies Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary program which develops fundamental skills in critical and global thinking and in comparative analysis, as well as in understanding the interactions of race, class, gender, and sexuality in the experiences of a range of social groups. It is designed to bring together a community of students, faculty and staff devoted to the transmission of knowledge and the discovery of new ideas in the field. Ethnic Studies also offers diverse perspectives that challenge monolithic thinking about the formation of identities and societies.
Faculty Diversity Officer and Senior Director of Faculty & Institutional Diversity Provides support to faculty, departments and schools, around issues of faculty recruitment, retention and diversity and inclusion training.
Flora Stone Mather Center for Women The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women serves as a resource to all women at the university by offering a variety of initiatives focused on leadership development and recognition, gender equity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and women’s health.
International Student Resources & Engagement

International Student Resources & Engagement helps to provide resources to support international students' transition to and engagement at Case Western Reserve University. The office collaborates with other university departments and external partners to enhance international students' experiences at CWRU and to support the ongoing promotion of global citizenship.

The Interreligious Council (IRC) The IRC is here—offering a collaborative community where every student, staff, and faculty feels encouraged to explore their spirituality, faith traditions, and/or religious identity. The IRC members are here to speak with you about how to find peace and focus to pursue your studies and life goals with success and happiness.
International Student Services To enhance the international student experience and promote intercultural exchange at CWRU.
LGBT Center The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center exemplifies Case Western Reserve University’s commitment to serving its diverse student, staff, faculty, and alumni. The space provides an inviting home to members of the LGBT and allied community interested in exploring and celebrating LGBTQIA identities.
Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Engagement (ODEIE) The mission of the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Engagement is to provide support and guidance and to promote equitable and fair treatment in employment, education and other aspects of campus life. The office serves as a resource to the university in the interpretation, understanding and application of federal and state equal opportunity and affirmative action laws and regulations.
Office of Diversity Initiatives and Community Engagement The ODICE works with the Admissions Office in the Medical School to recruit minority students and to provide academic, social, emotional, and financial support. One of the ways we do this is by matching entering students with minority physicians who serve as mentors.
Office of Education Abroad The Office of Education Abroad supports the mission of CWRU by cultivating a culture of global understanding, responsibility and citizenship through accessible, high-quality courses and learning experiences abroad.
Office of Equity Work encompasses sexual misconduct & title 9, Discrimination & harassment, individuals with disabilities and accommodations, and prevention and education programs for faculty, staff, and students.
Office of Multicultural Affairs The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) works to develop an inclusive CWRU community, one that supports all students, respects and celebrates their identities, and facilitates their success.
President’s Advisory Council on Minorities (PACM) The President’s Advisory Council on Minorities is charged to advise the President and Provost on diversity issues, assess current policies, develop strategic action plans, and suggest programs and policies to help realize racial inclusion, promote cultural sensitivity, and build a broadly diverse community university wide. Funding requests are taken as well for co-sponsorships.
Social Justice Institute The Social Justice Institute strives to create a just world.  We examine the root causes of social injustice and develop innovative solutions by supporting creative research, scholarship, and pedagogy; social justice leaders on and off campus; and relationships within the university and into the community.  We work to eradicate all systems of oppression by redistributing and expanding resources and opportunities while exalting human dignity. 
Spoken English Programs Tutoring through the Spoken English Language Partners for undergraduate, graduate and professional students who want help with pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary and other spoken English skills.
Sustained Dialogue Program The mission of the Sustained Dialogue program is to engage members of the CWRU community in dialogues that cultivate strong, trusting relationships and foster respect for each individual and their ability to contribute to positive change.  
VISA Office The mission of the Visa and Immigration Services & Advisors (VISA) Office is to enhance the international experience and promote intercultural exchange at CWRU for students, faculty, staff, scholars, and visitors. 
Women’s & Gender Studies An interdisciplinary program that prepares students to think critically and creatively by employing gender as a primary category of analysis. The program is set up to examine a variety of issues of specific interest to women and of general interest to scholars of gender studies across a variety of diverse cultural and historical settings.