Diversity, ADA, and Affirmative Action

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community while fostering a climate that promotes and values diversity and respect for the individual.

This commitment includes:

  • Cultivating an environment that fosters an awareness and understanding that diverse perspectives are not only educationally sound and vital, but also are an indispensable part of continuous human learning.
  • Building a harmonious culture that capitalizes upon the unique backgrounds and experiences of its students, faculty, and staff as a primary key to continued growth.
  • Providing opportunities to learn respect for each other and to value each other's unique skills and different perspectives.
  • Helping individual members recognize the inherent value and dignity of all members of the campus community and their impact on the University's well-being and overall progress.

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Affirmative Action

Federal affirmative action regulations and University policy require the development and maintenance of a written affirmative action program covering staff, faculty, and all other academic employees.


Americans with Disabilities Act

The Office of Diversity, ADA, and Affirmative Action is available to advise and assist all staff and faculty with their request for reasonable accommodations.


Faculty Recruitment

Committed to supporting the recruitment, advancement, and retention of an excellent and diverse faculty, fostering a supportive climate for all.