Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UW-Stout is committed to investing in, and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments.
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Investing in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

UW-Stout continues to make progress in our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion efforts with the development of an EDI office and the implementation of the EDI Team. Additionally, in the 2021-2022 year we are re-establishing our minority faculty and staff network, and committing to our UW-Stout FOCUS2030 goal to invest in, and ensure access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments.

Diversity strengthens our community

The identities of our students and employees are multifaceted and intersectional. As such, our campus strives to actively engage with and see diversity as critical to our university identity.

UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence. We aim to cultivate an environment fostering and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accountability at every level of university life. We value diversity intrinsically and for the benefits it brings to our community. We strive to create learning environments in which students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds can thrive and fulfill their academic, personal, and professional potential in an increasingly diverse global environment.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Feedback

We want your feedback regarding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) on campus and/or your EDI-related experiences at UW-Stout. This is an anonymous form submitted to the UW-Stout EDI Team for consideration and action.


Nondiscrimination Statement

University of Wisconsin-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, creed, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, political affiliation, marital status, disability or arrest or conviction record in its education programs, activities and employment practices. Racist and other discriminatory conduct will not be tolerated at UW-Stout.

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Student Support Services

This TRIO program offers tutoring, advising, and other academic resources.
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Disability Services

Explore means of access options and services.
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LGBTQIA+ Services

Be in, be out, or belong with our services, programs, and community.
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McNair Scholars Program

This TRIO program offers support to students pursuing advanced degrees.
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Multicultural Student Services

Supporting American minority students from move-in day to graduation.
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Scholarships and Grants

Explore scholarship opportunities for diverse student populations.
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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

All Equity, Diversity & Inclusion News

With revised mission statement, university has a guide for the future

A revised mission statement, part of a new 10-year strategic plan, has received Board of Regents approval.

Three Fellows announced by new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office

A student, staff member and instructor will help represent the new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office at UW-Stout for the 2021-22 academic year.

Banned Books Week speaker Sept. 28 to address impacts of challenged or banned books

Author Alex Sanchez recalled the honor and horror of his 2001 debut LGBTQIA+ novel “Rainbow Boys” garnering enough interest that it was banned and challenged fo