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The Center for Diversity and Inclusion fosters an inclusive university community by providing services, programs, and support that engage, empower, and educate our highly diverse student population and campus community that contributes to student success.


A multifaceted, nationally known Center for inclusive excellence that provides educational, cultural and leadership experiences that transform lives through intercultural understanding.

Multicultural Student Services Task Force

In the summer of 2013, the Multicultural Student Services Task Force was charged with identifying the feasibility of creating a new department/center that focuses on addressing the needs of the diverse University of Houston student population. Read more about how the Center for Diversity and Inclusion was formed.

MSSTF Final Report

CDI Learning Outcomes

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion provides workshops, programs, student leadership opportunities, and brave space environments to promote cross-cultural communication and culturally-responsive practices that help diverse communities connect.

By serving in a student leader role within CDI, students will be able to articulate beliefs and exhibit behaviors that cultivate teamwork, critical thought, and communication skills needed to function in a diverse workforce and global community.

The cultural competencies gained through workshops, programs, and intercultural development coaching sessions provided by CDI, promotes a learning environment where UH constituents are better equipped to understand multiple perspectives, practices, and promote a culture of inclusion.