Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Immaculata University, a Catholic academic community, founded and sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is committed to the respect and dignity of all human persons. In keeping with the University’s mission and core values, Immaculata University:

  • Creates a welcoming and supportive environment for all
  • Strives to be inclusive and nurtures the spiritual, ethical, intellectual and social/physical wellbeing of all its members.
  • Values service because justice demands action in favor of all members of the human family, especially the most vulnerable.
  • Empowers all to seek truth, promote justice, and engage in dialogue between faith and culture.
  • Seeks to create a world of greater solidarity, where all people are empowered to reach their full potential

All are welcome at Immaculata University

At Immaculata, we want to create a campus community characterized by openness, sensitivity, and a willingness to value differences among individuals, groups, cultures, subcultures and differing perspectives. We believe your education at Immaculata should give you opportunities to learn about different cultures and perspectives, and we hope you will be eager to understand people and groups who differ from you.

Serve, Educate, Lead and Empower

  • To provide students with opportunities to serve the campus community and surrounding areas
  • To educate the community via intentional training, programming and immersive cultural experiences
  • Allowing students to lead the way by example within various areas to enhance their campus experience
  • Empower campus members to engage in academic discourse surrounding topics of diversity and inclusion

Signature Events

  • Discussion—Blue Table Talk
  • Celebration—The Dream Initiative: Celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Training—Diversity Awareness Program

Testimonial

I realized everybody on this campus is friendly. I definitely feel welcomed, and I feel like you can always talk to somebody.

—Donovan Blair ’23, cybersecurity major

Immaculata Advantage

There are various opportunities to gain leadership experience through joining any of the 40+ clubs/organizations on campus. Inclusion organizations include: Iota Gamma Xi, African American Cultural Society, Spectrum, Multicultural Council.

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