Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are core values at Illinois State. We aim to foster an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, respect, and social justice.Our Core Values
Meet Our Students
Connect and celebrate
more than 50 cultural organizations
ISU’s multicultural center is now open
Engage with others
ISU hosts the Culturally Responsive Campus Community (CRCC) Conference
Find Your Community
Join a Diversity Advocacy student organization or other groups related to diversity, sports clubs, leadership, entertainment, and service—or create your own.
Making a Global Influence
Illinois State creates a community for international Redbirds who enrich our campus.
In the Classroom
Students can explore the social, political, and economic relationships associated with such concepts as race, culture, ethnicity, history, class/caste, sexuality, and ability, and how those concepts are socialized.
Creating STEM stars
Underrepresented students who want to pursue science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers are paired with faculty mentors.
Where You Live
The University brings enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process.
Each spring many of our graduates are celebrated in special recognition ceremonies, another step toward a more inclusive campus.
- Lavender Graduation
- Nuestros Logros