The Division of EDISA Departments and Programs
A Framework for Success
Under the division of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Student Affairs, students and faculty will find the services and programs aimed at providing support, information, assistance and leadership bringing equity and inclusion for all campus demographics. The work will create a more welcoming and inclusive environment, increase the cultural competencies of the university community, and advance institutional goals of recruiting and retaining students, faculty, and staff.
What the EDISA division can do for you
Below you will find the various departments and programs that are part of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Student Affairs division. Each offers something unique in the broad spectrum of campus services and student support. See each site for complete details and contact information.
The Affirmative Action Office supports equity and diversity through the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action plan, policies, and procedures. Our goal is to maintain a campus free of discrimination and welcoming to all people.
Checks + balances
With its main goal of inspiring students “to believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable and available,” Blugold Beginnings provides opportunity and support for first-generation and students from underrepresented groups.
More than possible
At UW-Eau Claire, we take care of our own and the Campus Closet is a free resource for students where they can find gently worn professional clothing at no cost. Whether it's an interview, presentation, or new job, we have the clothing covered.
In recognition of growing food insecurity among student populations, UW-Eau Claire established a campus food pantry as a means to supplement food supplies for Blugolds.
We can help
In addition to policies and procedures to help ensure student safety on campus, UW-Eau Claire is home to the Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault (CASA), a support and advocacy service for victims. All services are free and confidential.
A friend in a crisis
The Center provides comprehensive training that aims to prepare a culturally competent workforce and a student body prepared to thrive in an increasingly global society.
The newly-established center, a clearinghouse for research, scholarship, advocacy and action, aims to educate students and the greater Eau Claire community about the history of race in America and the barriers to upward mobility for people of color.
Become a leader in social and cultural change
The counseling services office at UW-Eau Claire provides essential counseling to students who find themselves struggling with depression, anxiety, stress and a variety of other mental health concerns.
A hand in tough times
The Dean of Students (DOS) Office plays a vital role in the needs of students across a wide range of issues, from health and safety concerns to academic conduct.
Here for you
To address the challenges and issues facing women and the LGBTQIA+ community, this center offers resources, information and programs for our campus.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs has a dual purpose of both celebrating the diversity of cultures on campus and advocating for them. OMA creates events, programming, and training that works to create an inclusive campus culture for all.
Peer Diversity Educators is a student-run organization that helps to promote understanding and respect for people of all abilities, creeds, races, social classes, genders in both identities and expressions, and sexual orientations.
The TRIO Ronald E McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is a graduate school preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by UW-Eau Claire.
In order to meet our mission of providing an equal educational opportunity to all, the Services for Students with Disabilities office works with students, faculty and staff to facilitate provisions for accommodations for a wide variety of needs.
Whether you have a cold or an ongoing medical condition, Student Health Service is here to help you feel better.
Funded by a federal TRIO grant, Student Support Services provides participants with individualized assistance that promotes the achievement of their educational and career goals.
Upward Bound is a federally-funded program aimed at providing support to area high school students identified as needing financial and academic support in order to succeed and prepare for admission to and completion of college.
Helping you succeed