Offices and Centers Resources

IUPUI offices and centers involved in creating and sustaining diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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    Adaptive Educational Services

    Adaptive Educational Services (AES) is the IUPUI office dedicated to working with students with documented disabilities to ensure that these students receive the appropriate accommodations so they have an equal opportunity to be successful at higher education.

    Assertive Community Treatment Center of Indiana

    The ACT Center of Indiana is a research and training center focused on evidence-based mental health practices that support recovery in adults with severe mental illnesses.

    Binational Cross Cultural Health Enhancement Center

    Finding ways to improve the availability of health services and eliminate health disparities for an increasingly diverse and mobile community is a commitment of the Binational/Cross Cultural Health Enhancement Center (BiCCHEC) at IUPUI.

     Office Of Community Engagement

    We strongly value our connections in the community. Working with individuals, businesses, nonprofits, schools, health care providers and neighborhood organizations enables us to connect students, faculty and staff with relevant issues of today, to better prepare our students, and to find workable solutions to local and global problems.

    Community Mobility & Participation in Society Lab

    The Community Mobility and Participation in Society (COMPASS) virtual lab focuses on enabling access to public transportation for individuals who are transportation disadvantaged so they may participate in their necessary, and preferred, activities in the community.

    The Confucius Institute in Indianapolis

    The Confucius Institute in Indianapolis is an apolitical, non-profit organization. It was established at IUPUI in 2007 to promote the teaching of Chinese language and culture in central Indiana and facilitate mutual understanding between the peoples of China and United States.

    Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society

    The Indiana University Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (CSRES) is an interdisciplinary association of scholars, academic programs, and research centers from the eight campuses of Indiana University. Our mandate is to aid in the development of research to better understand religion, ethics, values, and spirituality in society.

    Cultural Heritage Research Center

    The mission of the Cultural Heritage Research Center is to conduct multidisciplinary research to advance the understanding of cultural heritage and its role in society.

    Diversity Enrichment and Achievement Program (DEAP)

    Through connecting, affirming, guiding, and engaging students, DEAP helps to ensure their success at IUPUI. DEAP offers intensive retention programming and a supportive community.

    Office of Equal Opportunity

    The Office of Equal Opportunity is committed to promoting a working and learning environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status.

    Great Lakes Equity Center

    Great Lakes Equity Center provides technical assistance, resources, and professional learning opportunities related to equity, civil rights, and systemic school reform throughout the six-state region of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

    Office of Intercultural Literacy, Capacity and Engagement

    The Office of Intercultural Literacy, Capacity and Engagement provides resources for faculty, staff and community partners to support excellence in scholarship, teaching and engagement with diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Office of International Affairs

    The Office of International Affairs is your resource for connecting to IUPUI’s international activities. If you want to join or participate in IUPUI’s growing global community, come to us.

    International Center for Intercultural Communication

    The International Center for Intercultural Communication (ICIC) within the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts studies English language and intercultural communication through the use of linguistic science; implements practical and customizable education and training in English language and culture for specific purposes; and applies its research to benefit the local and global community.

    IU School of Medicine Diversity Affairs

    IU School of Medicine Diversity Affairs seeks to advance women and underrepresented minorities in medicine and science, in order to advance IUSM itself.

    The Joint Center for Asian Law Studies

    The Joint Center’s Mission is to utilize scholarly inquiry and open dialogue to promote mutual understanding and goodwill between the countries of East Asia and the United States, specifically with regard to the content and development of laws and the role of law in society.

    Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

    Lake Institute on Faith and Giving fosters a greater understanding of the ways in which faith both inspires and informs giving by providing knowledge, education, and training.

    LGBTQ+ Center

    The LGBTQ+ Center supports a commitment to leadership development, academic inquiry, and local, national, and global engagement with particular respect to sexual, romantic, and gender identities.

    Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

    The IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is globally recognized as the first of its kind. School faculty and staff train and empower students and practitioners to innovate and lead—and to create positive and lasting change in the world.

    Max Kade German-American Center

    The mission of the IUPUI Max Kade German-American Research and Resource Center is to support German-American Studies through scholarly research, teaching, and service. Through the study of the German diaspora in the United States and its effects on American culture and society, the influence and importance of the German element is evident.

    Multicultural Center

    Born out of a call to action in 2006 by students, the Multicultural Center is dedicated to promoting student development and support through diversity education and multicultural awareness.

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    The Spanish Resource Center at IUPUI

    Our main objective is to improve the teaching of the Spanish language and its culture in the states of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan, providing a meeting point for teachers, students and administrations of all levels that are involved in the teaching and study of The Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

    Student Advocate

    The Student Advocate strives to listen carefully to your concerns, explain relevant policies and procedures, discuss possible courses of action, and provide guidance, while respecting students' rights to privacy within the confines of the law and university policy.

    Center for The Study of Religion and American Culture

    The Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture was established in 1989 to explore the connection between religion and other aspects of American culture. We are a research and public outreach institute that supports the ongoing scholarly discussion of the nature, terms, and dynamics of religion in America.

    Upward Bound

    The mission of Upward Bound is to prepare each participant for successful entrance into a college or university. This college preparatory program is designed to assist students with the development of their academic skills and to provide guidance for success beyond high school. 

    Center for Urban and Multicultural Education

    CUME is a partner-focused organization that addresses important educational issues confronting urban schools and communities. We deliver the highest-quality research and evaluation products for the purpose of building capacity among urban educational and community organizations.

    Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education                                                    

    Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education fosters the goals of increasing the numbers of highly qualified K-12 STEM teachers, and expanding knowledge of teaching and learning. UCASE was founded in 2006 through IUPUI's Commitment to Excellence (CTE) Fund.

    Office for Veterans and Military Personnel

    The Office of Veterans and Military Personnel is designed to provide comprehensive resources to veterans and Veterans Affairs benefit recipients to aid in their overall success as IUPUI students.

    Office for Women

    The Office for Women works to build an environment on campus that is inclusive of all and seeks to create a climate where women can succeed.