Thank you all so much for your diligence, swiftness and professionalism in responding to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19. As we adjust to this ever-changing environment, the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity is continuing to actively foster a living, learning, and working community where everyone is valued and inspired to reach their full potential.
Below, we have compiled information about our spaces, events and resources pertinent to our IDE community. We will continue to update this page as information changes.
Please know how much I appreciate everyone’s grace and effort as we continue to navigate through these unprecedented times. Let’s be sure to continue to support, uplift and encourage one another!
Interim Vice Chancellor of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity
The following offices and centers are closed for in-person visits but still accessible via email:
- Social Justice Centers:
- Accessibility and ADA (online trainings available upon request)
The Office for Civil Rights & Title IX is closed for in-person visits but services are still available.
- Reporting: Reports to the office will continue to be reviewed regularly, and staff will respond in accord with our typical business practices.
- Contact: If you’re already working with an Investigator, please contact them directly. You may also contact Director of Investigations Amber Lammers at email@example.com.
- Police: To file a report, contact MUPD at 573-882-7201. Law enforcement services remain available if you need assistance with an urgent matter.
- The 2020 Emerging Leaders Conference is scheduled for June 27-30 and is accepting applications through April 15.
- Ellington’s Evening of Music and Poetry has been canceled for this spring but options for the fall are being explored.
- The 31st annual McNair Scholars conference has been canceled.
- The 2020 MOCHA/WOCHA Conference has been canceled.
- Spring’s 30th anniversary of the ADA (#ADA30) events have been canceled.
- All events sponsored by the Social Justice Centers and related student organizations are canceled through the end of this semester. Those include, among others:
- Remaining Women’s History Month events
- All LGBTQ Pride Month events, including Lavender Graduation. Catalyst Awards moving online.
- All Sexual Assault Awareness Month events, including the Green Dot conference and Take Back the Night
- Blurred Lines
- MBMI/MBWI Banquet
- Gus T. Ridgel Graduation ceremony
- GOBCC’s end of year “Darty”
- AAA banquet and all DPE facilitations
- The Office of Inclusive Engagement’s Spring 2020 Educational and Professional Development offerings will still be available via Zoom. Please continue to register as usual for these offerings, and attendees will receive an Outlook invite with Zoom information.
- Social Justice Scholarship applications remain open for both graduate and undergraduate students. The current deadline is Friday, March 20.
- Catalyst Award nominations are still being accepted, and that awards process will be moved online. The deadline for submissions is April 10.
- Medical and Mental Health resources
- Resources for instructors on accommodations for students with disabilities
- Digital Accessibility: Guides on how to make your content accessible and why you must do it.
- MU Alert COVID-19 site
- Zoom for audio and web conferencing
- VPN to Mizzou’s network
- UM System resources for instructors
- UM System resources for students