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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does diversity mean at UB?

Diversity at UB is defined as differences based on race, class, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, political affiliation and national origin. The goal of the Diversity and Culture Center is not to make everyone the same, but to promote recognition and appreciation of the different cultural threads that make up the UB campus community.

2. What services are provided by the Diversity and Culture Center?

Program initiatives and services include:

  • Cultural awareness programming: Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, African-American History Month, Disability Awareness Month, AIDS Awareness Month, Gay & Lesbian Pride Month, Women's History Month
  • Safe Space Ally training for students, faculty, and staff
  • International Education Week
  • Monthly campus e-mails which focus on diversity and cultural events in the Baltimore area
  • Cultural outings

Programs and services for international students include:

  • International Orientation
  • UB Friends Program

3. What resources are available at the Diversity and Culture Center?

The Diversity and Culture Center offers a variety of videos, DVDs, books, training materials, and magazines. These materials are available for use by all students, faculty, and staff at UB.

4. How do I check out materials?

You may visit the Diversity and Culture Center in the Student Center, Lower Level, room 002. Resources may be checked out for up to three days with your BEE Card.