This portal was created to share the broad range of diversity and inclusion-related efforts integrated throughout the learning and living experience at Northeastern University.

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Student Life

Northeastern seeks to harness the power of diversity, strengthening student communities through a focus on learning experiences around the world and a commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and engaged culture.

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Academics & Faculty

Northeastern is committed to ensuring that its faculty closely reflect the diversity of society and embrace diverse scholarly viewpoints.

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Workplace Diversity

Northeastern is committed to growing as a magnet for highly accomplished professionals from all cultures and backgrounds, including underrepresented groups.

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Community Engagement

Northeastern aims to be a national model for community engagement in the neighborhoods surrounding our campuses as well as in cities and regions around the world.

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Thematic Efforts

Browse or search by various thematic efforts at Northeastern

News & Events

News and Events from around the Northeastern community

Northeastern University Receives First Forward Designation

Northeastern University Receives First Forward Designation

Northeastern University was recently recognized as part of the inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions by the Center for First-Generation Student Success. This program is an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs … Continued

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The 2019 D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a Development Experience for Faculty and Staff of Color

The 2019 D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a Development Experience for Faculty and Staff of Color

Hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Institution in collaboration with the NU DREAM Affinity group, the D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a day-long professional development conference catered to Northeastern’s faculty and staff of color, took place on May 9, 2019 at the John D O’Bryant African American Institute. Standing for Dream, Reach, Educate, Act, and Mentor, … Continued

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Inclusive Campus: Fostering Belonging, a Lunchtime Workshop Series

Inclusive Campus: Fostering Belonging, a Lunchtime Workshop Series

The Fostering Belonging lunchtime workshop series continued this semester with a series of engaging workshops to help faculty build inclusive learning environments for students. The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, and the Center for Intercultural Engagement hosted their second iteration of … Continued

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