Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

We value the richness in human differences. Our welcoming atmosphere has earned us honors from the Campus Pride Index and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

We’re here to help.

The staff of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging is available to answer your questions, listen to your concerns and direct you to resources and services.

On Campus Pride Index, a perfect five stars out of five

Adelphi has achieved a perfect 5 stars out of 5 on the Campus Pride Index, which is an overall indicator of institutional commitment to LGBTQ-inclusive policy, program and practice.

Share Our Pride

Our team is here to help students of all backgrounds succeed in college and in their futures by offering opportunities, access and support—from before they arrive on campus until long after graduation.

Jason Menjivar, Enthused About Our Welcoming Community

For Jason Menjivar, a biology major featured in Adelphi’s Spring 2022 episode of The College Tour on Amazon Prime, Adelphi’s inclusive campus led to involvement in campus activities.

About Our Office

Diversity is an affirmation of the richness of human differences, ideas and beliefs. Our office is dedicated to fostering and promoting these values on campus and beyond.

Our Core Values

We’re driven by the three Cs – Curriculum, Composition and Climate, i.e., we promote intercultural awareness and respect; offer academic programs that appreciate a depth and breadth of perspectives; and recruit diverse students, staff and faculty.

Efforts & Initiatives

Adelphi University has a strong support system for diversity, equity and social justice. Our office helps sustain these efforts through the Diversity Committee and mentoring and recognition programs.

Inclusion Across Adelphi

The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging is one of many places on campus contributing to Adelphi’s welcoming atmosphere.

Student Groups & Resources

Looking for your community? You’ll find the social, academic and professional support you need at Adelphi through multiple offices and programs and dozens of diversity-related clubs and organizations.

Academic Programs & Support

Adelphi offers rich cross-cultural and diversity-focused educational experiences in many areas of study, from African, Black and Caribbean Studies to Gender Studies. We help students of diverse backgrounds succeed academically through mentoring and other special programs.

Diversity Training: Campus & Community

Adelphi faculty and staff members, through our partnership with the Office of Human Resources, can earn a Diversity Certificate. This program is also available to the community at large through our College of Professional and Continuing Studies.

Academic Diversity Implementation Team

Improving faculty hiring and retention, exploring and implementing curricular changes, improving teaching and learning environments to support students of color, and working with the University’s diversity councils—this is just some of the work addressed in the first year of the Academic Diversity Implementation Team (ADIT).

Open Office Hours

Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, will be holding Open Office Hours through Zoom. Please contact Charlene Mayers, Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Project Coordinator for the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging,  at cmayers@adelphi.edu or 516.877.3457 to arrange a meeting.

Open Office Hours are Monday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Even More to Explore

Here are some other diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging-related offices, programs, initiatives and resources.

Awards & Recognition

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