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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Nondiscrimination

The School of MCB Academic Advisors value and promote inclusivity in our advising interactions. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds across the globe and we embrace that diversity. We are committed to acting with equity as we strive to create a safe and supportive environment for all of our students.

The MCB Advising Program is committed to the following actions:
  • Creating and upholding inclusive and equitable processes and policies
  • Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment and retention of students
  • Supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion so that students from all backgrounds and abilities can succeed

At the core of our commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable program is creating an environment where people with different cognitive and physical abilities and ethnic, racial, sexual, gender, and religious backgrounds can thrive. Part of that commitment is maintaining a culture free from religious, ethnic, racial, sexual, and gender harassment. For assistance reporting discriminatory incidents that you have experienced or witnessed, you can reach out to any academic advisor, contact the MCB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee at diversity@mcb.illinois.edu or email the University of Illinois Office for Access and Equity at accessandequity@illinois.edu.