Resources for students
Temple University’s Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) embodies the university's commitment to sustaining and nurturing an inclusive campus community—offering a plethora of student opportunities, resources, education, programs and more.
Explore some of the resources available to students:
- There are more than 300 registered student organizations at Temple, many of which focus on cultural identities.
- Diversity Peers, IDEAL's volunteer student leadership group, advocates for and organizes diverse cultural programming across campus.
- The university offers programming and resources for and in partnership with the LGBTQIA+ community, including the opportunity to earn a Safe Zone Certification.
- Owl Talk Dialogues are designed to facilitate meaningful conversations between students about diversity and social justice.
Resources for faculty and staff
Nearly 400 faculty and staff members from diverse backgrounds work at the College of Public Health. College employees are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.
Explore some of the resources available to faculty and staff:
- The university's Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) offers training and educational opportunities on diversity and inclusion.
- IDEAL staff are available to deliver various presentations and workshops to classes or departments on topics ranging from bias to social justice and beyond. Custom-designed workshops are also available upon request.
- The Temple Women of Color group seeks to enrich an understanding of diversity through shared experiences as women and is open to all individuals who share its mission.
- Temple's Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance implements the university's institution-wide efforts for equal opportunity, equal access and affirmative action.