Office of Diversity, Equity, and AccessUniversity of Illinois
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View the Campus statement of commitment to Inclusive Illinois

Illinois earns 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award:

Illinois is being recognized by Insight Into Diversity magazine as a recipient of their 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row. The HEED Award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses. View the press release.

September 24, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Executive Order 11246 and the establishment of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Amended Regulations: Executive Order 11246 Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Reaffirmation of Campus Commitment
Read the Chancellor's reaffirmation of the Campus Commitment to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and equal access. View the new website WeCare, created for the reporting incidents of sexual assault.



Coming Soon.

ODEA will provide a list of campus, state and national events that will keep you updated and informed on issues pertaining to diversity , equity, and access.

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access is to serve as a resource to campus units by facilitating compliance awareness and promoting an inclusive community through diversity, education, and outreach initiatives.

1004 South Fourth Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Phone (217) 333-0885
TTY (217) 244-9850
Fax (217) 244-9136