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Identity Centers Resources

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Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center

The Black Cultural Center is named for the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt, Joseph Johnson (BD’54, PhD’58). It promotes equity, diversity, inclusion,
and understanding through multicultural educational programming for the entire campus. Our programs include career mentoring lunches, academic clubs, speakers, workshops, and annual programming around Homecoming, MLK Day, Black History Month, and Commencement.

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LGBTQI Life

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Life, located in the K.C. Potter Center, serves as a resource for information and support regarding gender and sexuality and is a place of affirmation for all identities.

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Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

The Women’s Center is a resource for programming and support related to gender equity topics such as sexual health, pregnancy, body image, disordered eating, healthy relationships, and women’s leadership.

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Student Center for Social Justice & Identity

The mission of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity is to promote an environment of cultural competency, inclusivity, and awareness on the Vanderbilt campus. SCSJI’s vision is to provide a comprehensive service of inclusion and cultural engagement that facilitates the creation of an institution dedicated to all forms of racial, cultural, gender, religious, ability, and sexual identity expression.

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The Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence

The Office for Inclusive Excellence supports all faculty and students, both undergraduate and graduate, to ensure that they excel. The office creates and supports workshops, programming, and events, as well as offering information, providing resources, and advising best practices for strengthening the university climate.

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University Chaplain and Religious Life

The OUCRL serves you in a holistic way, valuing your religious, spiritual and/or ethical formation as integral to the university’s educational mission. We are here to support you through pastoral, vocational, and grief counseling; educational programs and interfaith learning; and direct support to campus religious and spiritual organizations.

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Vanderbilt Hillel

Vanderbilt Hillel is housed in the Schulman Center and is the hub of Jewish life at Vanderbilt, serving the religious, social, and educational needs of the undergraduate and graduate Jewish student communities. We pride ourselves on offering Jewish college students different ways to express their Jewishness through creative holiday programs and cultural events.

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