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About the Office Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is committed to an inclusive campus community that values and respects all its members and achieves educational excellence through diversity.

Our Mission

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) supports the teaching, research and service missions of the University of Missouri-St. Louis by providing services to the campus community which will ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local equal opportunity laws and regulations and promote campus diversity.


The Office of Diversity and Inclusion:


We strive to promote a campus community where all individuals:

Can pursue their employment, educational, and service goals without bias based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or status as a Vietnam era veteran, and have an opportunity to increase their understanding and develop a deeper respect and appreciation for diversity in our society.