Get Involved

Are you interested in doing more to foster equity, diversity, and inclusion at UB? See below for current opportunities and please contact us at vpix@buffalo.edu for additional ideas.

Current Initiatives

Contact our office if you would like to host an event connected to one of the following initiatives:

Get Involved in Your School

Diversity Officers in schools across the university foster inclusive excellence for their faculty, staff and students. Visit your school diversity webpage to find out more about current initiatives, or reach out to the diversity officer in your school

Propose a DIFCON

For the 2021-22 academic year, the Office of Inclusive Excellence is seeking proposals for our Difficult Conversations (DIFCON) events! We are accepting proposals from all students, faculty and staff on campus interested in hosting a DIFCON. For more information, visit our DIFCON webpage.

Attend an Affinity Group Session

Affinity groups provide an opportunity to explore, unpack, and engage in conversations around a shared experience/identity, or to meet with allies to discuss how to be accountable to a particular group. Below is the Fall 2021 meeting schedule, and complete this registration form if you are interested in attending.

  • Race: Noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 1.
  • LGBTQ+: 1-2 p.m., Oct. 4.
  • Inclusive pedagogy: Noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 5.
  • International: 10-11 a.m., Oct. 12.
  • Accessibility: Noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 12.
  • Gender: 1-2 p.m., Oct. 26.

Other Ideas?

Contact us with your suggestions