The Office of Graduate Student Diversity Programs is committed to the identification, retention, mentoring, and graduation of a highly talented and diverse graduate student population.  We firmly believe that a community of diverse graduate students at the University of Virginia is integral for maintaining our position as a global leader in education, advancing scholary pursuits and academic quality, and fostering an environment of inclusiveness and support.

Graduate Diversity Programs

UVA Joins Research Effort to Improve Lives of Black Girls and Women

The University of Virginia is among 25 institutions joining the newly created Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, announced Friday at a White House forum.





John T. Casteen, III Diversity - Equity - Inclusion Leadership Award

Each year, the Office for Diversity and Equity recognizes an outstanding University student, faculty, or staff member who demonstrates a dedication to leadership and the ability to create a setting in which the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion is paramount.



UVA Diversity Chief Named McIntire Award Winner

Dr. Marcus L. Martin is the recipient of this year’s Paul Goodloe McIntire Citizenship Award, given out each year by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.