Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity


The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience related to the mission of North Carolina State University. We bring the offices of Equal Opportunity and Equity and Diversity and Inclusion together with the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and the Women’s Center. OIED also offers diversity and equity training through its Education and Training unit and a campus-wide diversity newsletter, the Diversity Digest (this week’s top articles below).

Our Units

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is comprised of Equal Opportunity and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Education and Training, Multicultural Student Affairs, the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Centerm and the Women’s Center.

The Equal Opportunity and Equity unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to serving NC State in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, discrimination and harassment and employment and hiring. Web: Equal Opportunity and Equity.
The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and African descent experiences through activities and events. Web: African American Cultural Center.
The NC State Women’s Center is a catalyst and resource that advances gender equity and social justice through education, advocacy and leadership for the campus community. Web: Women's Center.
The Diversity and Inclusion unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to promoting and enhancing diversity, serving underrepresented NC State students, faculty and staff through diversity programs and initiatives. Web: Diversity and Inclusion.
The mission of the NC State GLBT Center is to engage, develop and empower members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and their allies. Web: GLBT Center.
OIED Communications produces and publishes the OIED websites, brochures, photography and video. To submit an item for our campus-wide Diversity Digest newsletter, please send your diversity-related news items to OIED Communications.
OIED Education and Training provides diversity and equity related training and workshops for the NC State community, including the Equal Opportunity Institute, National Coalition Building Institute and open enrollment workshops. Web: OIED Education and Training.
Multicultural Student Affairs is comprised of staff dedicated to serving African American, Hispanic, Native American and other underrepresented students at NC State. Web: Multicultural Student Affairs.
The NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is a 2014 recipient of Insight Into Diversity Magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.


GLBTCA Study Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
University Diversity Advisory Committee (UDAC) Monthly Meeting @ Talley Student Union Room 3222
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Monday Movies & Mingling @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the GLBT Center on Mondays from 5-7 PM and hang out in the lounge. The weekly Monday Movies & Mingling is designed to be a multipurpose drop-in space for students who want to study, connect with friends, watch a movie, play games, or meet other GLBT and Ally students.

oSTEM Meeting @ Talley 3223
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

oSTEM is a professional organization for GLBT students majoring in STEM fields. The oSTEM student organization is the NC State chapter of the national professional organization ( oSTEM meets once a month to discuss issues of importance for GLBT students preparing to enter STEM fields. Past meeting topics have included panel discussions featuring “out” professionals, workshops on developing resumes, mock interviews, etc. oSTEM is a great way for students to learn the skills they need to succeed, whether they are looking for summer internships, co-ops, or full-time jobs after graduation.

Human Rights Day Observance – Coffee with the Chancellor
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Observance of Human Rights Day with exhibit of various faith and spiritual traditions’ ways to support human rights.

Drop-In Counseling Hours – Mandy @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A licensed Counselor from the NCSU Counseling Center will be at the GLBT Center every Tuesday afternoon for walk-in appointments, consultations, and scheduling of appointments.

Staff Diversity Advisory Board @ AFH-106-OIT-Multipurpose Room
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
GLBTCA Meeting @ Talley 3285
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The GLBT CommUNITY Alliance (GLBTCA) is the primary social organization at NC State for GLBT and Allied students. GLBTCA meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Talley 3285. Want to know more about GLBTCA? You can email the group at or you can check them out on Facebook at

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