Diversity FAQs for students

How can I connect with students from backgrounds similar to my own?

There are a number of ways to get connected to students on campus. We recommend checking out the following resources:

Search for specific student interest groups through Gator Connect.

The Student Activities Center Database is also a good place to search for organizations

What resources are available to support students from diverse backgrounds?

University of Florida International Center

UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs promotes an inclusive campus community by creating environments in which students learn about themselves and diverse others, engage in meaningful intercultural dialogue, and enhance their leadership and commitment to social justice. UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs also offers support through the following areas:

Black Affairs 

Hispanic–Latino Affairs

LGBT Affairs

Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs

Office of Graduate Minority Programs

Office of the Chief Diversity Officer

Additional recommended college resources for diverse and multicultural students

How can I request accommodations to support my educational goals?

The best way to request accommodations is to discuss your specific needs with your professors. If your request for accommodations is due to a disability, there are specific instructions available.

What do I do if I am facing discrimination?

UF regulations are in place to address discrimination.