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    January 18, 2022 – January 28, 2022

    The 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration is an opportunity for the University of Houston community to celebrate and reflect on the legacy and life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme, The Journey to Justice: Moving Beyond Diversity, highlights that anti-racism efforts and Dr. King’s plight for racial justice continues today.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

Our Mission

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.

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The Center provides programs and brave space environments to promote cross-cultural communication and culturally responsive practices that help diverse communities connect.


By engaging with CDI, community members 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 and intercultural coaching sessions provided by CDI promotes a learning environment where attendees are better equipped to understand multiple perspectives and promote a culture of inclusion.

  • Fall 2021 Student Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

    The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations & from across the world. Full list of distribution by race and ethnicity.

    The University of Houston is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

    The University of Houston is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.

    Source: University of Houston, Statistical Handbook

  • 33.3%


  • 21.6%


  • 22.0%

    Asian American

  • 10.7%

    African American

  • 7.7%


  • 3.0%


  • 0.1%

    Native American

  • 0.1%

    Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

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