Diversity and Inclusion

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Connecting with OIDI

UNCW Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion has a new look! Head over to our new website for updates on campus and community initiatives. Also new this fall is the Request for Assistance form, which streamlines the process to collaborate with OIDI. Use the form to request funding and/or program assistance by unit staff. Email oidi@uncw.edu with any questions.     

Celebrating Decades of Connections

The pandemic may have hampered celebrations of UNCW Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion units’ milestone anniversaries, but their work to support, educate and advocate for diverse students and the communities they serve has not slowed for a moment. More...

The UNCW community also celebrates the life of Helena Joyce Lee, who served as the first director of the Upperman African American Cultural Center. (more)


The Upperman Center Curates a Black History Month Celebration


The Upperman African American Cultural Center offered a full calendar of events celebrating the legacies and histories of African descendants in America in observance of Black History Month. More...


Edelmira '98, '12 Ed.D., Receives Alumni Association's Inaugural Distinguished Diversity Award

Edelmira Segovia is the first recipient of the Distinguished Diversity Award, and serves as director of Centro Hispano in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at UNCW. More...



The 2021 Homecoming activities were virtual but vibrant!  Brooke Lambert, Coordinator of the Mohin-Scholz LGBTQIA Resource Office, hosted a Fireside Chat with Sasha Velour and Peppermint of RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 9). These New York drag queens are helping to shift and expand people’s understanding of gender, activism and drag.