The Office of Diversity Services (ODS) is at the center of Suffolk's efforts to maintain a welcoming and inclusive climate on campus for everyone. We value understanding and unity. We support the University’s respect for equality. We share its commitment to providing a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for students and their families, faculty, staff, and guests. 

Diversity Services primary focus is working with marginalized students (student of color and LGBTQ+) and allies.  We also work closely with our campus partners, such as the Center for Academic Access & Opportunity, Counseling, Health & WellnessDisability ServicesInterfaith and International Student Services to foster an inclusive and affirming campus.

What We Do

  • Individual support, mentorship, and referral
  • Support to clubs and organizations
  • Educational and training activities designed to increase knowledge of different cultures and to decrease discrimination
  • Social events that celebrate unity across cultures
  • Consultation to faculty and administrators in strengthening diversity and multicultural competencies