Eastern Oregon University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and educator, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and learning environment. The committee has the following aims and is aligned with the University’s values, principles, and strategic goals:
- The recruitment and retention of students representative of the demographics of Eastern Oregon and the region, with special attention to underrepresented groups.
- Providing resources (financial aid, work, advising, and curriculum) to all students to ensure access to college.
- Ensuring diverse, equitable, and inclusive student, faculty, and staff participation.
- Striving to make the educational experience inclusive through curricular and co-curricular innovation.
The EOU Multicultural Center develops and delivers programs and services designed to support and retain students from socially and culturally diverse backgrounds. The Center provides students a place to engage in multicultural activities and offers an inclusive educational environment that nurtures cross cultural communication and fosters the exchange of diverse perspectives and ideals.
Student Support Services (TRiO)
EOU Student Support Services (SSS) is a comprehensive program designed to promote academic success in college. The program is designed for students whose socioeconomic background, educational records, and personal situations suggest they may experience challenges at EOU.
Student Groups / Clubs
Diversity focused clubs provide opportunities for students to learn and appreciate their own background, interests, values, beliefs, etc., as well as the diverse backgrounds of other student groups. They include: