Affirmative Action and Diversity Services

Available Services

Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion:

  • coordinates and facilitates the development and implementation of equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and diversity policies, procedures, and guidelines for the University;
  • monitors progress in implementing diversity initiatives and realizing objectives for enhancing inclusion;
  • prepares institutional and governmental reports including, but not limited to, the University's affirmative action plan;
  • conducts studies and undertakes research projects;
  • participates in a variety of training events;
  • handles or coordinates the handling of internal complaints of discrimination or discriminatory harassment;
  • serves as a link between the University and other institutions, governmental agencies, or community groups with related concerns; and
  • maintains the centralized job posting website for faculty positions.

Goals

The goals of the University of Pittsburgh diversity and inclusion commitment are to:

  • achieve diversity in the racial/ethnic and sex composition of its workforce at all levels;
  • enhance opportunities for enrolling, retaining, and graduating students from underrepresented groups;
  • provide accessibility and accommodation to individuals with disabilities;
  • create a campus environment free of bigotry and harassment; and
  • engage minority- and women-owned businesses as vendors or suppliers.

Excerpted from Board of Trustees Resolution

Office Location

Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion is conveniently located at 412 Bellefield Hall, and is open year-round except for published University holidays. Regular business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our staff is always available to answer inquiries or provide information, however, appointments are recommended for visitors so that we may better serve you.

University of Pittsburgh
Office of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion
412 Bellefield Hall, 315 South Bellefield Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone:  412-648-7860
Fax: 412-648-7864

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