Harris has a profound commitment to the diversity of our community and is focused on creating an environment where you can thrive. Explore the various resources available to you at Harris, across the University of Chicago, and throughout the city of Chicago. 

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Resources at Harris

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Diversity & Inclusion Office

Harris’ Diversity & Inclusion Office is led by Dana Bozeman, the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Harris, who works across teams and constituencies to support efforts across the school.

Meet the D&I Office

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is committed to ensuring that all students have an environment where they can be their authentic selves and accomplish their best work. The Dean of Students Office assists in coordinating activities for students that promote and encourage the exchange of diverse viewpoints and experiences. We welcome student input and collaboration in shaping our offerings to meet the needs of our students and our society.

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Student Engagement Office

The Student Engagement Office fosters the professional and career development of Harris students by cultivating co-curricular experiences that; deepens students’ sense of belonging, creates opportunities for mentorship and peer support, instills civic responsibility, facilitates personal development, and promotes overall student wellness.

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Affinity Groups at Harris   

Harris student organizations are another outlet to make connections, put policy into practice, and develop and refine your leadership, teamwork, and project management skills.

There are several Harris Student Organizations that are committed to serving minority and underrepresented student populations.

Explore 30+ Student Organizations at Harris

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board

Harris' Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB) is a strategic advisory body that provides guidance and consultation to the Dean’s Office on issues of diversity and inclusion, serving as a mechanism for gathering information and feedback, assessing progress towards our goals, and providing regular updates to our community. The DIAB’s members include Harris faculty, students, staff, and alumni who work in conjunction with Harris' Dean and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.

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Harris Public Policy Alumni

Harris Public Policy alumni are committed to advancing the work of Harris and regularly give input on behalf of a tremendously diverse, international alumni community. Suggestions and recommendations from this wide network continue to inform the members of the Harris community's approach to diversity and inclusion.

The Harris Alumni Council has established a D&I Task Force to help find new ways to engage alumni in this important effort.

Meet the Harris Alumni Council

Resources Across Campus

The University of Chicago encourages all members of the campus community to create a more diverse and inclusive environment by working locally within your respective unit. The University has collected resources designed to help support your work.

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