ODEI leads and supports university-wide initiatives focused on diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan. These efforts include the recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body while fostering an inclusive and equitable community. Additionally, ODEI engages surrounding communities in mission-focused, mutually beneficial partnerships. The vision of the office is to envision a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible University where all thrive and excel.
Center for Educational Outreach (CEO)
CEO supports and advances the university’s commitment as a public university to educational engagement for academic excellence. CEO is a critical partner and resource to K-12 students, families, schools, and communities in the state of Michigan, and partners with U-M faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement programs that inform, engage, and inspire a diverse community of scholars.
National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID)
NCID actively engages in diversity research and scholarship, aiming to promote equity and inclusivity in society. It’s vision is to empower individuals and institutions to harness knowledge and skills related to diversity for the advancement of a genuinely equitable and inclusive society.
Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI)
OAMI designs and executes evidence-informed, culturally- and community-grounded student initiatives that serve the entire student community, including historically marginalized populations. Programs take a holistic view of student success – supporting academic, social, and personal well-being – from one-on-one coaching to community-wide events.
Wolverine Pathways (WP)
Wolverine Pathways is a college preparatory pipeline to the U-M Ann Arbor campus, providing free college enrichment and guidance to highly motivated students from historically underserved schools in Michigan. Developed in collaboration with U-M faculty and staff, WP supports students from 7th-12th grades, fostering academic and social development while significantly increasing underrepresented undergraduates at U-M.