Office of Inclusive Excellence

Students partake in color throwing and dance during the Holi festival of color, 2015.

The College of Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services and Information Technology (CECH), at the University of Cincinnati, serves as a model of and resource for diversity that actively supports, empowers, prepares, respects, and celebrates all students, staff, faculty, and community members by advancing, sustaining and promoting diversity and inclusion in our personal reflections, intellectual pursuits, and professional development.

Inclusion Statement

Here in CECH, we seek to educate and develop engaged citizens, who will undoubtedly enrich our local community and global society. Whether those impacts are made in classrooms, communities, clinics, or in research, CECH is proud to be a space that encourages diversity in thought and experience.

Our college strives to be representative of all:

  • races,
  • color,
  • religion,
  • age,
  • political affiliation,
  • ethnicities,
  • gender identities,
  • socioeconomic status,
  • level of ability/disablity,
  • nationalities/country of origin/national origin,
  • marital or family status,
  • sexual orientations, or
  • veteran status.

While we know this list is not complete, we are committed to being an inclusive environment and to developing the skills needed to transform the world.   

Diversity & Inclusion at CECH

Students partake in color throwing and dance during the Holi festival of color, 2015.

Be a part of a college that invests in every student’s potential and supports them as they follow their passions. Here at CECH, we realize the impact that our students can have on our community and the world, which is why we encourage them to be empowered and become the future leaders of tomorrow. To us, education is not about what you can learn in the classroom. It is about seeing the possibilities and sparking a new era of innovation and impact. Together, we are committed to creating a community built on equality and inclusion for all.

UC Equity & Inclusion

The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential.