University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Request a Training or Workshop

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offers a variety of trainings and workshops for students, staff, and faculty across campus. In addition, we provide consultation and support for groups planning to enhance their own capacity to promote equity and fairness. All programs can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your organization and members.

To request a consultation, please complete the request form linked to on this page. Please submit your request at least 1 month before your preferred date, so that we can better meet the needs of your group.

We usually reply to requests in 1–2 business days. If you have additional questions, please email

OVCDEI Training Staff

Kaamilyah Abdullah-Span, JD
Director of Campus Culture and Climate

Ross Wantland
Director of Curriculum Development and Education

Additional Training Opportunities

Other campus units also offer workshops, presentations, and programs on topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion for students, RSOs, and units at the University of Illinois.


Diversity & Social Justice Education
Office of Inclusion & Intercultural Relations or (217) 265.5585

Illinois Leadership® Center
Dr. Gayle Spencer, Director or (217) 333-0604


Counseling Center
Patricia Ricketts, Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team or (217) 333-3704

University of Illinois Police Department
Lt. Barb Robbins, Crime Prevention Coordinator or (217) 333-1216

Women’s Resources Center
Nora Peterson, Associate Director, Prevention or (217) 333-3137