COVID-19
Updates

Making Diversity an Experience

To mitigate risk from COVID-19, all programming for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s IN-PERSON events and office are canceled for the remainder of the semester. We will be providing new options to engage and empower students through virtual content.

During regular business hours (M-F, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM), please feel free to contact our center at uhcdi@central.uh.edu or 713-743-3653.

Virtual Office Hours Via Zoom:

  • Mondays 10am – 12pm
  • Tuesdays 12pm – 2pm
  • Wednesdays 9am – 11am
  • Thursdays 2pm – 4pm
  • Fridays 10am – 12pm

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Virtual Resources and Engagement

Engage

CDI engages campus constituents by providing intercultural dialogues, university program partnerships, and highlighting organizations and services that promote diversity and inclusion.

Empower

CDI empowers students to celebrate and appreciate their cultural heritage and others by offering transformative diverse campus programming and by providing leadership experiences that maximize their potential. The Center is an avenue for developing students’ sense of belonging.

Educate

CDI educates the University of Houston campus by offering meaningful educational programs, lecture series, and workshops that advance diversity education and cultural competence. The Center also serves as a change agent in fostering an inclusive environment.

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Fall 2018 Student Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations & from across the world. Full list of distribution by race and ethnicity.

The University of Houston is a designated Hispanic Serving Insitution.

The University of Houston is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.

Source: University of Houston, Semester Quick Stats

31.8%

Hispanic

24.6%

White

20.7%

Asian American

9.7%

African American

7.9%

International

Center for Diversity and Inclusion Staff

Varselles Cummings

Director
713.743.3653
vlcummings@uh.edu

Biography

Nyocia Edwards

Diversity Education Program Manager
713.743.5973
nedward4@central.uh.edu

Biography

Kendall Wright

Diversity Education Program Manager
kmwrigh3@central.uh.edu

Biography

Geraldine Lara

Office Coordinator

Biography

Parnia Razinobakht

Graduate Assistant

Biography