Diversity Affairs
1 University of Arkansas
427 Administration Building
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Office: (479) 575-3338
Fax: (479) 575-3719

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Units that report to Diversity Affairs

Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education

The Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education provides academic, cultural and social programs intended to promote inclusiveness, foster achievement and assist in the development and advancement of a diverse student body.

College Access Initiative

College Access Initiative's goal is to improve ACT testing frequency and performance among Arkansas high school students representing under-served populations and communities, and ultimately to increase college access, readiness and retention through outreach programming and partnerships with schools, community groups and educational organizations and through mentoring programs for college students.

La Oficina Latina

As part of the University of Arkansas Diversity Affairs, the Office of Latino Academic Advancement and Community Relations' main purpose is to help develop campus wide coherent and effective policies and initiatives for Latinos, in terms of recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff, community outreach, and advocacy. We also serve as the main liaison between the University and the Hispanic community.

Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance guides, assists and monitors the University community to ensure fair and equal treatment of all individuals in the processes that affect education and employment by enforcing all federal/state laws and regulations as well as university policies and procedures related to civil rights, equal employment opportunity, and non-discrimination.

Student Support Services

This program is designed to provide a powerful combination of programs and services to students who are first-generation, and/or modest-income, and/or individuals with disabilities. The services that SSS provides place emphasis on individual assessment, counseling, advising, and skill building.

Talent Search

Talent Search programs are federally-funded “TRIO” programs offering college preparatory outreach to students (grades 6-12) attending select target schools.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound programs are among the federally-funded “TRIO programs offering college preparatory services to students (grades 9-12) attending select target schools and U.S. military veterans.