As one of the nation’s most diverse universities, Rutgers draws strength from the rich variety of perspectives and life experiences of our community. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) advances, promotes, and advocates for inclusiveness, diversity, and equity as key elements to achieve Rutgers’ strategic vision to be preeminent in research, excellent in teaching, and committed to community.
Explore OIDI’s programs and learn how you can become involved. Read the stories of faculty, students, and staff and the diverse communities we serve. Learn about the OIDI I.D.E.A. and how we support diversity initiatives on all campuses—New Brunswick, Newark, Camden and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.
Learn about the many affiliated diversity programs on campus.
Explore our Programs page.
Looking for a speaker on diversity?
Search the Rutgers Speakers Bureau database.
Learn about minority graduate student recruitment and retention efforts.
Visit the Office of Graduate Recruitment and Retention.
Interested in research grants for faculty?
Read about upcoming opportunities.
Want to contribute your research skills to assist a community organization?
Check out the Collaborative Center’s Community-based Research Assistant Program
Are you a student wanting to make an impact in the community?
Become a mentor to local teens to help them stay on a path to college. Serve the New Brunswick community as an AmeriCorps member.