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For Staff

Whether you’re a staff member at Michigan Medicine looking to advance clinical care for underserved patient populations, or an administrative assistant in a school or college looking to schedule a course on mindful communications for you and your co-workers, the University of Michigan is committed to providing resources that will accommodate a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.

Search below to find information that can help members of the university community get better connected.

If you’re looking for someone to facilitate a DEI staff training, visit the “Request a DEI Facilitator” page.

If there’s a U-M resource you can’t find on the list, or have any additional questions, please contact diversitymatters@umich.edu.


  • MLK Symposium

    The Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) coordinates the University-wide annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium — one of the largest celebrations of the life and legacy of MLK (sponsored by colleges and universities in the nation).

  • Office for Institutional Equity

    Serves as a vital resource and leader in promoting and furthering the university’s commitment to diversity and equal opportunity for all members of its community.

  • Office of Recruiting and Employment Services

    Develops and maintains the university’s job posting and applicant management systems, related policies and processes, in order to assist departments in the recruitment and retention of an outstanding workforce.

  • Office of the Staff Ombuds

    The Staff Ombuds Office offers free, confidential, and off-the-record conflict management services to help non-bargained-for UM-Ann Arbor and Michigan Medicine staff resolve issues and promote a civil and positive working environment. The Staff Ombuds Office provides a safe place to voice and clarify concerns, explore options, and find effective ways to respond. If you’re not sure where to turn, the Staff Ombuds Office can be your first contact or your last resort.

  • OUTlist

    Seeks to foster professional relationships and mentoring opportunities through engaging LGBTQ students in the creation of online searchable profiles.

  • Portal en Espanol

    The main umich.edu website fully translated in Spanish.

  • Report an Incident

    If individuals witness or experience conduct that discriminates, stereotypes, excludes, harasses or harms anyone in the U-M community based on their identity (such as race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion) please report it to the University.

  • Spectrum Center

    The Center humbly works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the University through education, advocacy, and community building.

  • The Inclusive Campus Collaborative

    Fosters a campus climate in which all members of the University of Michigan community feel respected, valued, and empowered to engage in the life of the University. The Inclusive Campus Collaborative works with students, faculty and staff to help build an inclusive culture of belonging. It also provides support in developing and expanding an individual’s knowledge and skills in engaging across differences and serving as effective allies to students and colleagues affected by all forms of bias, racism, and structural inequality.

  • Trotter Multicultural Center

    Trotter is a vibrant hub that welcomes and serves all members of our community from U-M including students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, community members and other campus visitors. It provides our visitors with a home away from home and a wealth of educational opportunities.