Inclusive Excellence Resources

Title IX Training: Two mandatory trainings for all University of Arizona instructional and supervisory employees.  Required by Office of Institutional Equity.


Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Office of Instruction and Assessment Workshops and Tutorials
Inclusive Excellence in Teaching is an introductory, online mini-primer/web-resource.
Teaching Diverse Students is a self-paced online tutorial in D2L.
Building Communities in Online Courses is a facilitated online mini-course offered several times per year.

Diversity in the Classroom Workshop Series
This traditional in-person workshop series for instructional faculty who would like to create more inclusive classrooms covers topics including race/ethnicity, gender, international student status, disability, diverse learners, and unconscious bias.  Certificate earned upon completion.
Contact: Laura Hunter, Office of Diversity & Inclusive Excellence (ODIEX)


Becoming an Ally

First Cats (First Generation Students awareness)
First Cats is an initiative that distributes plaques and buttons to staff, alumni, and students who are first generation college students or graduates to bring awareness to the first generation population.

Safe Zone/LGBTQ Ally Training
Train to be an Ally to individuals identifying as LGBTQ. This online trainings is offered through the LGBTQ Affairs office. Plaque awarded.

Undocupeers Training
Train to be an Ally to undocumented or immigrant students. This one-time, 3-hour, in-person training is offered through the Immigrant Resource Center.

VETS Veterans Ally Training
Train to be an Ally to student veterans.  This in-person 3-session training is offered through the Veterans Education & Transition Services office.


Communities of Practice

Inclusive Excellence in Teaching Professional Learning Community
This professional learning community is a semester-long discussion group, offered by the Office of Instructional Assessment.

Voices of Discovery Intergroup Dialogue Program
Voices of Discovery is a program designed to structure interaction between diverse groups of undergraduate students with the goal of creating greater understanding about intergroup/diversity issues. Faculty can engage as facilitators or offer extra credit for participation.
Contact: Tamara Carter, Office of Diversity & Inclusive Excellence (ODIEX)


General Policy and Information Resources

University of Arizona Transgender Resources
Includes information on name change options and policy on use of preferred names and gender identity.

Cyberbullying Policy and Resources, University of Arizona Dean of Students

Title IX Reporting Process and Resources, Dean of Students

Disability Resource Center Resources and Policy Information
Accommodations for Parenting and Pregnancy
Universal Design Principles:
University Resources:
Examples of Reasonable Accommodations for Employees:
Resources for Instructors:

National Institute for Civil Discourse


Community Resources

Southern Arizona Aids Foundation (SAAF)
SAAF offers trainings on the intersections of the LGBTQ community with domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual violence, and hate violence.  To request education or training, please call 520-624-0348.

Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA)
SACASA presents trainings on personal safety, sexual harassment, relationship abuse and sexual assault to children and adult community members. The presentations are made in small group settings, in classrooms, or at community-wide informational fairs.