The information on this site is intended to help prospective and current faculty, staff and students to obtain detailed information and acquaint themselves with the diversity initiatives that are a vital and integral part of our academic environment.
Office of Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives (ODII)
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives supports a framework that acknowledges diversity and promotes educational programs that increases awareness, understanding and sensitivity to the needs of all individuals regardless of age, class, physical ability, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. The office serves to provide the faculty, staff and students with a safe and inclusive environment to support the care of patients from diverse backgrounds. Our goals are:
1. Promote diversity and inclusion on campus
2. Define acceptable conduct for the Jefferson Community
3. Increase communication amongst various groups on campus and the community at-large