NC State builds strength from the variety of perspectives and experiences of our community. The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity advocates for equity, diversity and inclusiveness as critical components in our work to transform both local and global communities. We strive to be a champion of diversity and inclusion efforts so that all members of the community feel welcomed and supported, and the dignity of all people is respected and valued.
Explore our programs and initiatives to learn how you can get involved. Engage with the stories of faculty, staff and students and the diverse communities we serve. Learn about how OIED supports diversity initiatives for faculty, staff and students.
Diversity Programs and Initiatives
The Building Future Faculty Program
NC State's Building Future Faculty (BFF) program is a two-and-half day, all-expenses-paid workshop for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars pursuing academic careers.
Recognizing Excellence in Diversity
The annual Recognizing Excellence in Diversity (RED) Event honors faculty, staff, colleges, students and student organizations' contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.
National Coalition Building Institute
The NC State campus affiliate of NCBI is made up of a team of students, faculty and staff from various disciplines who provide a powerful leadership resource for the campus. The team provides proactive workshops to improve the overall campus climate for diversity
Undergraduate Academic Courses
To become responsible, productive citizens, our undergraduates must understand cultures at home and afar. This course satisfies the U.S. Diversity GEP reguirement.
Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Spaces
NC State’s interfaith prayer and meditation spaces allow individuals of all faiths and worldviews to experience a place for prayer, meditation or reflection throughout the day.
Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)
The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is the premier cross-cultural assessment of intercultural competence that is used by thousands of individuals and organizations to build intercultural competence to achieve international and domestic diversity and inclusion goals and outcomes.