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. 


Affiliates Program

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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.

Cultural Competence Engagement Modules (CCEM)

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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

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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.

Living Out the Jesuit Mission

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The Living out the Jesuit Mission program provides a welcoming space for employees of all backgrounds and faith traditions to share how they incorporate the Ignation tradition into their professional and personal lives.

Lunch and Learn Diversity Series

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The Lunch and Learn Diversity Series provides an informal, safe environment for faculty and staff to engage in conversations related to diversity while connecting with colleagues to foster an inclusive campus environment.

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

An initiative allowing faculty and staff the opportunity to engage in dialogue about national events that may have had a significant impact.

Voices of Diversity and Inclusion

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