Inclusive Excellence Resources – Climate Councils and Contacts


The following websites provide opportunities for engagement and programming around diversity, equity and inclusion. The climate councils and other unit efforts serve as critical pathways for raising issues, contributing your voice, and learning in community with others. Please review the information and join in efforts to engage!

Climate Councils and Contacts

Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion
Office of the Chancellor

Claire Trevor School of Arts

Claire Trevor School of Arts

CTSA Climate Council:

School of Biological Sciences

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

Paul Merage School of Business

Merage School Black Management Association:

Merage School Latinx Association:

Merage School Veteran’s Association:

Merage Women in Business:

School of Education

School of Education Climate Council:

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Stacey Nicholas Office of Access and Inclusion: (a joint office w/Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences)

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism, Access (IDEAA):

School of Humanities

School of Humanities Climate Council:

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

Stacey Nicholas Office of Access and Inclusion: (a joint office w/The Henry Samueli School of Engineering)

School of Law

School of Law Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee:

School of Physical Sciences

Committee on Inclusive Excellence in the Department of Physics and Astronomy:

Earth System Science Inclusive Excellence Committee:

Mathematics Inclusive Excellence Committee:

School of Social Ecology

Graduate Student Association (formerly the Social Ecology Climate Committee:

School of Social Sciences

Committee on Faculty Diversity, Inclusion, and Development:

Susan & Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences

CoHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion:

School of Medicine Diversity Council:

Selected Affinity Groups

Academic and Professional Women of UCI – supporting staff, faculty and students with a special emphasis on the women of UCI:

American Medical Women’s Association – an organization at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and to improve women’s health:

Asian American and Pacific Islander Staff Association – raises awareness of the unique opportunities and challenges facing Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty and staff; sponsors cultural events and professional development and promotes opportunities for community engagement:

Black Faculty and Staff Association – promotes a sense of kinship for BFSA members and the Black community at UCI:

Chicano/Latino Staff Association – creates a network and works with administration on issues relating to the Chicano/Latino community at UCI:

DECADE (Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience) Student Council – campus-wide and school-based councils – facilitating a sense of belonging for all UCI students: and

eQuality – a medical student group to support clinical and leadership opportunities for students who are LGBT:

Faculty and Staff Veterans Association – dedicates the strength of faculty and staff military veterans and veteran supporters to a shared mission to enhance UCI community and creates a network of UCI employees dedicated to recruitment, retention and professional development of the UCI veteran population:

Iranian-American Faculty/Staff Association at UCI – builds an atmosphere of positive engagement and promotes as sense of community for Iranian-American faculty and staff at UCI:

Latino Medical Student Association – a network of students, alumni and health professionals whose missis recruits and support individuals in the healthcare professions and improve the access and delivery of healthcare to Latinos and medically underserved populations:

Native American Faculty and Staff Association – builds a community of Native American/Indigenous faculty and staff to serve as resources to Native students at UCI, provides guidance to administration on academic and cultural issues relevant to the Native community, and facilitates strong relationships with local Tribal communities:

Staff and Faculty Pride Collective (formerly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Staff and Faculty Network) – addresses LGBT concerns on campus and organizes activities to meet the needs of UCI’s LGBT faculty and staff: