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Campus Messages Relating to Our Inclusive Community

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  • Support for India and UMBC’s Indian Community

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, On Tuesday, India became the second country to surpass 20 million COVID-19 infections, following the United States. Globally, India now accounts for almost...
    Posted: May 7, 2021 3:55 PM
  • Caring and Allyship

    Dear Community Members, Systemic racism, police violence, hate crimes against minority groups, and mass shootings continue to plague communities across the U.S. Against this backdrop, news...
    Posted: April 19, 2021 11:44 AM
  • Support for our AAPI communities

    Dear UMBC Community, We continue to witness a dramatic increase in discrimination, xenophobia, hate speech, and hate crimes affecting Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI)...
    Posted: March 18, 2021 1:27 PM
  • Office of Equity and Inclusion and Inclusion Council Update

    Dear UMBC Community,   I am so pleased and grateful to share that the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) is now a year old. This office was formed through a collaborative, year-long process that...
    Posted: February 12, 2021 3:47 PM
  • New Way for Students to Indicate Chosen Name,

    Pronouns, LGBTQ+ Identity (January 21)
    Dear UMBC Community, As we prepare for the spring semester, we want to remind faculty and staff that students can update their chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity in University systems. ...
    Posted: January 28, 2021 11:41 AM
  • Our Unwavering Support

    Over the past few days, we have been aware of content on social media that has negatively impacted members of our community, especially members of our LGBTQ+ and Muslim communities. We regret that...
    Posted: December 14, 2020 10:28 AM
  • Announcing UMBC’s Land Acknowledgement Statement

    The UMBC community wishes to honor, celebrate, and commemorate the cultures, histories, and continued contributions of our Indigenous Peoples and acknowledge the violent history of 500 years of...
    Posted: October 13, 2020 9:07 AM
  • UMBC Inclusion Council Update: New Working Groups

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community,  We are deeply troubled by continued acts of brutality against Black people, including the recent shooting of Jacob Blake by a police officer in Kenosha,...
    Posted: September 4, 2020 11:00 AM
  • New Way for Students to Indicate Chosen Name

    Includes Pronouns, LGBTQ+ Identity
    Dear UMBC Community, We are pleased to announce the implementation of a new self-service pathway for students to update their chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity in University systems....
    Posted: August 25, 2020 3:55 PM
  • Title IX and Non-Discrimination Policy Updates

    UMBC Response to New Federal Regulations
    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, UMBC’s Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) has primary responsibility for compliance, education, and outreach related to sexual misconduct and Title IX, as...
    Posted: August 17, 2020 11:46 AM