Equity and Diversity

UAB provides an inclusive environment for the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care, outreach, and economic development. UAB has been named among the top 10 universities nationally for diversity by The Princeton Review for past three years.

The UAB Office for Equity and Diversity is responsible for providing effective leadership in the development, coordination, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive array of programs to promote diversity and understanding of differences at UAB.

UAB Student Multicultural and Diversity programs serve the UAB Community, especially students, by developing programs and resources that promote multicultural and social justice awareness, education and appreciation. Additionally, the programs support the growth of students' attitudes, ideas, and behaviors as they relate to multicultural issues and personal and social identities.

The UAB School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is working to educate the next generation of physicians to be culturally and socially sensitive to the diverse backgrounds of fellow students, faculty, staff, and patients.

The UAB Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) makes the UAB campus and programs accessible to all students with learning and other disabilities.