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UA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dr. G. Christine Taylor, Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

“The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion provides leadership for the University to build on its core principles of inclusiveness in learning environments, programs, workforce and strategic partnerships.”

https://diversity.ua.edu/#

Incident reporting: https://diversity.ua.edu/incident-reporting/

UA Crossroads Community Engagement Center

Lane McLelland, Director

“UA’s Crossroads Community Center is a department within the Division of Community Affairs. UA Crossroads offers intercultural engagement opportunities to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. Through our dialogue initiatives and collaborative programming, students, faculty, and staff are able to build relationships for engaging different perspectives and social identities to address challenging social issues on campus and in the broader community… Crossroads provides resources and education on civic and inclusive engagement through dialogue programs and engaged learning. We support students, faculty, and staff in making UA a welcoming community for all.”

https://crossroads.ua.edu/

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UA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dr. G. Christine Taylor, Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

“The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion provides leadership for the University to build on its core principles of inclusiveness in learning environments, programs, workforce and strategic partnerships.”

https://diversity.ua.edu/#

Incident reporting: https://diversity.ua.edu/incident-reporting/

Women and Gender Resource Center

Elle Shaaban-Magana, Executive Director

“The mission of the Women and Gender Resource Center is to address gender inequity and foster a community that values social justice, safety, leadership, mentoring, education, multiculturalism, partnership and research. This is accomplished by gender-related outreach, advocacy and support to individuals and communities of all identities… There is a victim advocate on call 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays, for crisis intervention. You can reach the advocate by calling the University Police Department at 205-348-5454, asking to speak to the WGRC advocate. You can do this anonymously.”

https://wgrc.sa.ua.edu/

Harbor Training: https://wgrc.sa.ua.edu/programming-and-resources/harbor/

Office of Disability Services

Vanessa Goepel, Director

“The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is the central campus resource for students who wish to request academic accommodations. In collaboration with students and instructors, our staff coordinate accommodations and support to ensure equal access to an education.”

http://ods.ua.edu/

Disability Map: https://www.ua.edu/map/files/map-ADA.pdf

Safe Zone

“The UA Safe Zone Resource Center provides educational outreach, community support, and crisis intervention resources for LGBTQIA+ members of the University of Alabama community and their allies. The SZRC offers help connecting people at UA to LGBTQIA+ inclusive resources, provides training on LGBTQIA+ topics for UA students, faculty, and staff, facilitates LGBTQIA+ community building programs on campus, and works with the Safe Zone advisory board to advocate LGBTQIA+ interests at UA.”

https://diversity.ua.edu/safe-zone/

Office for Veteran and Military Affairs

David Blair, Director

The Office of Veteran and Military serves all student veterans, service members, dependents, and survivors regardless if the student receives federal or state benefits.

https://vets.sa.ua.edu/