Q. Where is the Office of Diversity & Inclusion located and what are the office hours?
A. The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) is located on the second floor of the Hawkins Conrad Student Center, Suite 230. The office is open Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm and by appointment.
Q. Why should I go to the Office?
A. You should come to the ODI office and programs sponsored by the office to engage yourself in various opportunities to learn more about yourself and others. This office works to prepare students to engage and interact with people from various backgrounds and experiences.
Q. Are there any minority based organizations or programs on campus?
A. The Black Student Alliance exists to promote an awareness and understanding of the African American culture, providing programs and events to allow minorities to interact with one another.
A. Unidad is created for our Hispanic and Latino students to help the campus community in understanding the Hispanic/Latino culture. Like all of our programs and events, all are welcome regardless of ethnicity.
Q. Are there any mentor programs on campus for minority students?
A. Yes, Pathways is a program that is designed to aid incoming underrepresented freshmen students in their transition from high school to college.
Q. Are there any African American Sororities or Fraternities on the Ashland University campus?
A. We have two Black Greek Letter Organizations, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. We will continue to explore ways to expand this demographic.
Q. What is the minority population on the Ashland University campus?
A. Approximately eight percent of Ashland University undergraduate students are underrepresented students.
Q. Are programs offered by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for minorities only?
A. No, all programs/services offered through the Office of Diversity & Inclusion are open to the entire campus community. It is designed to serve all students regardless of skin color, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, ability, or cultural heritage.