Diversity Initiatives

Diversity Statement

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to supporting an equitable learning and working environment that values human dignity and quality of opportunity. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion in which diversity can thrive for all members within the University community.

The Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development (CCLD)

CCLD is a hub of campus activity. We advise some of the most active student organizations on campus, provide leadership development opportunities, and offer dynamic programming in the areas of diversity and culture, social justice, and Greek Life.


We are here to support exploring your passions and identifying your purpose. It is our belief that exposure to the fine arts will help you become well-rounded and invested global citizens.


Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion throughout its five campuses—in classrooms, offices, residence halls, laboratories, and every other place where people work, research, and learn.  This website is intended as a resource for information relating to diversity and inclusion at Pitt for the entire campus community.

LGBTQIA+ Resources

We are here to serve current and prospective students who identify as members or allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

Global Ties

The Global Ties program is committed to welcoming our new undergraduate international students into Pitt’s campus community and fostering a true sense of belonging and support.


The mission of the RISE Mentoring Program is to increase dramatically the retention and graduation rates of all students.

Black Action Society

Black Action society is a student organization that is recognized and supported by the University of Pittsburgh as the representative body for Black students in attendance.

Rainbow Alliance

The Rainbow Alliance provides for the needs and interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (and more!) community at Pitt and beyond through advocacy, education, and social opportunities.

Study Abroad

Whether you want to spend two weeks or two semesters abroad, our team is here to help you make study abroad a part of your Pitt experience.