The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Graduate School (TGS) promotes a transformative educational experience for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees at Northwestern University. The Graduate School’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) focuses on the recruitment and support of underrepresented populations to foster an inclusive environment and facilitate community engagement.

Prospective students should explore Navigating Northwestern.

CLIMB (Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences)

The mission of the CLIMB Program is to guide a diverse group of bioscience PhD students at Northwestern University to develop advanced skills for collaborating, communicating, and conducting research across disciplines, and accelerate their professional development. This is accomplished through a two-year professional development sequence to complement their training in their primary PhD programs.

Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

The Searle Center supports university-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, particularly those that relate to cultivating inclusive learning environments in which students from all backgrounds can succeed. Searle offers information and resources that are useful in helping to develop and create an inclusive learning environment that acknowledges and fosters the diversity of the Northwestern community.

There are also many student organizations on campus that can serve as resources. They include:

For a more expansive list, see student organizations at The Graduate School, as well as Northwestern campus resources.