Campus Training Resources
Grants to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CBC) and the DEI committee are pleased to offer the opportunity to apply for small grant funding for graduate students or postdocs interested in DEI-related projects. For the academic years 2024-25, a total of five grants up to $1000 each are offered. The DEI grants are intentionally broad in scope to encourage applicants to be creative in their applications.
Diversity and Unconscious Bias in the Academy (UA Office of Diversity and Inclusion)
A 45-minute presentation that answers questions on the benefits of diversity, unconscious bias, research findings on the impact of unconscious bias, and resources and strategies to mitigate the effect of biases.
Diversity Trainings | Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Medicine
Meet Our Diversity Champions. Learn About Our Training. Everyday Bias for the Healthcare Professionals
Safe Zone Workshops (LGBTQ Resource Center)
Safe Zone is a campus-wide training program committed to making The University of Arizona a safer, more welcoming, and inclusive environment for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community.
Undergraduate Research Resources
ASEM Scholars Program
The Arizona Science, Engineering, and Math (ASEM) Scholars Program provides resources and support to promising students from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM.
UA MARC Program
The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program is a unique research, mentoring, and financial opportunity for students belonging to a group considered underrepresented in biomedical research and who have interest and potential to pursue a Ph.D. or combined Ph.D. (e.g., MD/Ph.D.) degree.
Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP)
The Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) enhances undergraduate education by partnering with researchers and resources of the University of Arizona to provide opportunities for students to participate in mentored, self-directed work which contributes to the fund of new knowledge. Through UBRP, students learn the conduct of research, develop professional and communication skills, learn about a variety of biological research topics, and join a community of like-minded scholars.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC)
UROC provides participants with excellent research training and graduate school preparation.
African American Student Affairs
The mission of the AASA is to facilitate a support system that helps students achieve academic excellence and an enriching African American cultural experience at UA.
Asian Pacific American Student Affairs
The mission of the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs (APASA) is to promote success for diverse East Asian, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi or South Asian American communities on campus.
ASUA Pride Alliance
The Pride Alliance Office is a resource center available to not only LGBTQ individuals but all students, faculty, and staff. It is a safe place to seek advice and support.
Black in Chemistry
BlackInChem was founded by seven chemists who saw the need for a platform to highlight and connect Black chemists. This organization has connected Black chemists in the US and Europe, and catalyzed a conversation regarding the need for greater representation of Black chemists.
College Resource Network
Free resources to help in identifying scholarships. Has a Scholarship Focus on minorities. Scholarships are updated weekly!
Meet our diversity champions. Learn about our training. Everyday bias for the healthcare professionals- developed by Cook Ross and the Association of American Medical Colleges, this training gives participants a deeper understanding of unconscious bias and how it develops, influences perceptions and decision-making, and impacts institutional diversity and inclusion efforts.
Guerrero Student Center
The Adalberto & Ana Guerrero Student Center aims to create a safe and inclusive environment through culturally affirming programs and events that cultivate a sense of belonging, build community, encourage critical reflection, and develop students as learners, leaders, professionals, and engaged citizens.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Affairs
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Affairs creates a safe space for thousands of students every year at UA through programs, training, event, and the LGBTQ Resource Center in the Student Union.
LGBTQ+ College Student Guide - Intelligent
LGBTQ students have a significant presence on college campuses. In 2018, an Association of American Universities survey of over 180,000 university students found that 16.9% of students identify as non-heterosexual. While many colleges try to make their campuses welcoming to LGBTQ students, their success rate varies.
Native American Funding Information
The University of Arizona (UA) offers our current and incoming Native American students personalized scholarships and financial aid services. For assistance in applying for scholarships from your tribe or nation's higher education office as well as other scholarships, grants, and financial aid (loans if necessary, Federal Work Study, etc.) Click the link above and contact your financial aid counselor.
Native American Student Affairs
The mission of UA Native American Student Affairs (NASA) is to provide culturally sensitive academic counseling and support services to American Indian/Alaskan Native students enabling them to achieve academic excellence.
The University Religious Council (URC)
URC is a collection of the ministers/directors of the religious/spiritual/cultural groups at the University of Arizona. This organization has been in existence since 1948, helping to provide spiritual support and growth to students.
UA Cultural Heritage Centers
The Cultural Heritage Centers site provides resources and links for international and cultural clubs, cultural centers, and organizations across campus.
Crossroads provides resources and education on diversity and inclusion through intercultural engagement programs and training to make UA a welcoming community.
UA Diversity and Inclusion
The Diversity and Inclusion department is focused on transforming the UA into a prime example of inclusive excellence and provides links to resources on and around campus that help to further this goal.
UA Women’s Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center is a community of diversely feminist, social-justice-oriented individuals dedicated to raising awareness on issues of sex, gender, equity, feminism, and masculinity through educational programming, events, internships, and providing resources.