The University of Alaska Anchorage Office of Diversity mission echoes the UA Values; unity, leadership, accessibility, and accountability to our diverse community. Our commitment is to further strengthen UAA's foundation of equality and equal opportunity for all students, faculty and staff. Our staff provides guidance, support and training to promote diversity, inclusion, equal access, equitable treatment, cultural understanding and the prevention of prohibited discrimination and harassment.

To fulfill our mission, the Office of Diversity provides:

  • Information, consultation, training and resources to UAA campus communities with regard to diversity and inclusion, harassment and discrimination prevention, affirmative action, equal opportunity and American Disability Act.
  • Response to complaint of harassment and discrimination;
  • Oversight of university policies, procedures and programs regarding equal opportunity, affirmative action, harassment and discrimination prevention, and compliance with all applicable state and federal civil rights laws.