Vision. INSPIRATION. leadership. guidance.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) at the University of South Florida (USF) provides vision, leadership, and guidance to the USF Community. ODEI supports the university’s mission of Inclusive Excellence in teaching, research, service, and community engagement by fostering an inclusive culture for the OneUSF campus community. The Office supports and implements the USF Strategic Plan In Pursuit of Excellence.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) at the University of South Florida (USF):
- Anchors all DEI initiatives across all campuses by providing guidance, frameworks, and professional development to build a common language that will shape the vision and strategies needed to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion across OneUSF.
- Plans, develops, implements and evaluates comprehensive institutional diversity programs, and multi-faceted inclusion and equity initiatives university-wide.
- Collaborates with campus leaders, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the campus community to create a positive learning and working environment where all members can succeed.
- Promotes a university culture that supports inclusivity, eliminates institutional bias, and proactively pursues initiatives that speak to the strategic vision In Pursuit of Excellence.