Diversity & Inclusion at UConn
In order to develop an inclusive community for instruction, research and outreach, the University of Connecticut embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship among our students, faculty and staff. This collegial and vibrant environment promotes and nurtures perspectives that are enabled through differences in culture, experience and values. To achieve this goal, the university emphasizes diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of students, faculty and staff.
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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Storrs CampusRainbow Center; Student Union 403
The 2.5-hour training session offers a highly interactive learning experience about how to create a safe space for UConnâs diverse community of gender identities, gender expressions, and sexualities. This could include, but is not limited to lesbian, bisexual, gay, asexual, aromantic, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, pansexual, two-spirit people.
All members of the UConn community are encouraged to attend: faculty, staff and students. If interested as an individual, please visit http://rainbowcenter.uconn.edu/huskyally/ to enroll.
In order to preserve a quality educational experience for attendees, pre-registration is required. A training session may be cancelled if there is not a minimum number of enrolled participants.
Trainings are held in the Rainbow Center, 403 Student Union.
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
OtherCenter of Contemporary Culture @ Hartford Public Library; 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT
Join in on a free public screening, dinner and panel discussion regarding the state of the LGBTQ community in Connecticut, presented by The Village for Families & Children, True Colors, the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective, and the UConn Rainbow Center.
Reel in the Closet is a feature-length documenatry that allows us a unique and up-close look at the history of the LGBT movement in America through rare home movies.
The screening will be held on Thursday, June 29th between 5:00pm - 8:00pm, at the Center of Contemporary Culture at the Hartford Public Library, located at 500 Main Street in Hartford, CT
Thursday, July 27th, 2017
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
OtherOld Judiciary Room; 210 Capitol Avenue; Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities will be presenting a Summer Symposium on "Transgender and Genderqueer Public School Students: School Safety in an Era of Uncertainty.
When: July 27, 2017 @ 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: Old Judiciary Room; 210 Capitol Avenue; Hartford, CT
Sunday, August 27th, 2017
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Storrs CampusSU 407
This event welcomes all new huskies! The AACC Director, Dr. Willena Kimpson Price, will be there to greet new students, as will many of the Center's returning students. Attendees will also have the opportunity to sign up for P.A2.S.S., the AACC's peer mentoring program (UNIV 1820/2230). P.A2.S.S. is an important resource for students to help them truly thrive on campus, with support not only from classmates but also the resources provided from guest speakers, who are key members of UConn administration. We will also have information on upcoming AACC events and ways to get involved in the center. This gathering is a great way for all students to get to know each other and find out more about the AACC.
Monday, August 28th, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Storrs CampusWilbur Cross
First day of classes for Spring Semester
Students should consult their class schedules.
Add/Drop via the Student Administration System continues through Monday, September 11.
For more information, visit http://registrar.uconn.edu