By developing awareness, we aim to create a more inclusive campus.
Continually working together to understand how to learn from every member of our community and engage each other across difference is an important aspect of our efforts to do better and be better.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion has dedicated significant resources to creating ways to learn together about diversity and inclusion for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
Undergraduate SafeZones is a student-run organization that provides inclusivity training to promote awareness and discussion about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally (LGBTQIA*) issues.
The School of Medicine offers a curriculum dedicated to fostering cultural competence for medical students.
For Faculty and Staff
SafeZones Training for Faculty and Staff offers faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and staff inclusivity training to promote safer and more secure living, learning and research environments for WashU’s LGBTQIA* students. To schedule a training contact Anna Shabsin. SafeZones Training for Faculty and Staff is funded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity.
1.0 – Awareness: Examining Culture
2.0 – Understanding: Examining Unconscious Bias
3.0 – Commitment
4.0 – Action
The Staff Passport program invites staff members on a journey aimed at a greater understanding of diversity and inclusion. For additional information contact:
Danforth/West Campus: Monica Black Robinson
WUSM: Erin Stamp
The Veteran Ally Program facilitates a network of faculty, staff and administrators committed to creating a welcoming and supportive campus environment for military servicemembers and veterans who study at Washington University. For more information contact the Office of Military & Veteran Services.
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence provides training to facilitate and promote an environment of diversity, inclusion and equality for School of Medicine faculty.