Tips for Faculty and Instructors

See below for a list of recommendations that you can implement to make both your courses and your interactions with students more inclusive. Each recommendation also refers to a resource link with more in-depth information.

Syllabus Teaching Strategy Classroom Dynamics Mentoring


  • Review your syllabus to include multiple readings and other class content from underrepresented scholars (e.g. scholars of color, women in stem)1
  • Cover multiple topics during the semester that are relevant to students of color, communities of color, and other underrepresented groups2
  • Explain to your class why/how you selected the course content, assignment structure, and other components of your class2
  • Call out the past and current biases in your field (underrepresentation in the field, historical injustices, etc.)2