The Office for Institutional Diversity offers a series of programs to advance and sustain the University's culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for all community members. 


Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations Towards Racial Justice is a dialogue-centered initiative on racism and privilege designed to address racial healing, equity, and justice.

Cultural Competence Engagement Modules (CCEM)

This six-session course helps participants acquire the knowledge, language, behavioral, and cultural skills necessary to navigate within a diverse and inclusive community.

Diversity and Inclusion Summit

The annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit is a full-day conference addressing pressing issues related to diversity and inclusion at Boston College and in the higher education field.

Eyes to See: Anti-Racism Examen

The Examination of Consciousness — or Examen — a practice used by Jesuits and their colleagues to help us to make choices and act in ways that better the world.

Living Out the Jesuit Mission: Diverse Perspective Series

The Living Out the Jesuit Mission: Diverse Perspectives Series provides a welcoming space for employees of all backgrounds and faith traditions to share how they incorporate the Ignatian tradition into their professional and personal lives.

New Employee Community Building Luncheon

In partnership with the Office of Employee Development, the OID and the Affinity Groups welcome newly hired staff and faculty at a Community Building Luncheon to learn about the many resources and opportunities for involvement in campus life.

Reflection & Dialogue Series

The Reflection & Dialogue Series allows faculty and staff the opportunity to engage in dialogue surrounding pressing issues, themes, and current events that significantly impact both the Boston College community and the world.

University Affiliates Program

The Affiliates Program enables Black, Latina/o, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Native American professional staff to enrich their professional skills and build connections with colleagues through professional development and mentorship opportunities.

Voices of Diversity and Inclusion

Through ongoing discussion, this forum tackles current diversity challenges, uncovers opportunities for improvement, and brainstorms possible solutions.