Offices & Programs
An array of programs and services exists to meet the diverse needs of our university community. Please visit the links below to learn more about each area.
- African American Alumni Affiliate
- African American Cultural & Resource Center
- Center for Community Engagement
- Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice
- Disability Services Office
- Emerging Ethnic Engineers (E3) Program
- Equal Opportunity and Access
- Faculty Senate
- Gen-1 Theme House
- Judicial Affairs
- Just Community
- LGBTQ Center
- Putting Retention 1st in the Zest for Excellence (PR1ZE)
- Racial Awareness Program (RAPP)
- Rowe Center for Women in Engineering
- Society of Chinese American Professors & Scientists
- Striving to Transform, Enrich, Empower and Reward (STEER)
- UC Early Learning Center
- UC International
- UC Women's Center
- Veterans Programs & Services
- Women's Initiatives Network (WIN)
- Women in Science & Engineering
- Women's Institute for Leadership Development
The African American Alumni Affiliate is a constituent group of the overall University of Cincinnati Alumni Assocaition that reconnects African American alumni to the university through a variety of activities and events.
The African American Cultural & Resource Center supports the mission of the University by recruiting, retaining, encouraging the successful matriculation and enhancing the growth and development of students at the University of Cincinnati. However, the Center’s major focus is to address the academic, social, spiritual and cultural needs of the African American student population.
The University of Cincinnati Center for Community Engagement (CCE) works to connect campus and the community through service. The CCE works with students, staff, faculty, and community partners to make a meaningful impact on our community while helping students learn to serve, and serve to learn.
The Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice provides experiential learning, research, and other opportunities for interdisciplinary inquiry that enhance the vibrant intellectual life at the College of Law.
The Disability Services Office is dedicated to empowering students with disabilities through the delivery of reasonable accommodations and support services while educating the UC community to see beyond disabilities to the richness of inclusion.
The Emerging Ethnic Engineers (E3) Program is a comprehensive, nationally respected program which seeks to increase the number of African-American, Latino/a, and Native American students in the College of Engineering while helping such students achieve excellence in college and beyond.
The Office of Ethnic Programs & Services (EPS) embraces the ever-increasing diversity of the University of Cincinnati campus by: providing quality programs and services that enhance cultural, ethnic and racial awareness, supporting the needs of students of color, and building bridges between the university and the Cincinnati community.
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access reaffirms UC policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment in any of the programs and activities of the university. The Director serves as the Title IX Coordinator and oversees the resolution of faculty, staff, and student inquiries. The office coordinates support for and resolution of faculty and staff requests for reasonable accommodation.
The Faculty Senate and its standing committees have the responsibility of acting as advisors to the Administration and the Board of Trustees of the University. Thus, the Senate represents faculty perspectives through a “shared governance” model and gives voice to the diversity and expertise that exists across our many colleges and divisions.
The Gen-1 Program helps first-generation, Pell-eligible students transition from high school into college, increasing their likelihood of successfully completing their freshman year and earning a degree. By helping these students to achieve academic, personal, and social success, this program transforms lives and enhances our community.
The Mission of the Office of University Judicial Affairs is to support the mission of the University of Cincinnati, through the implementation of the Student Code of Conduct (the university code of behavior), educational programs/sanctions, intervention programs and a due process judicial system. The Office of University Judicial Affairs is committed to promoting a safe, orderly, civil, and just community by utilizing the Student Code of Conduct in holding students accountable for decisions and behavior impacting the university community.
Just Community is a major initiative to create cohesiveness, appreciation for diversity and a sense of pride among students, faculty and employees at the University of Cincinnati. Just Community can be described as an ideal, a philosophy or a state of mind.
The LGBTQ Center supports students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identify. The office includes a LGBTQ resource library and a common safe space for educational, social and recreational programming related to LGBTQ student issues.
The PR1ZE Mentoring Program is a faculty and administration support program for historically underrepresented minority students, particularly focusing on African American students.
RAPP - also known as the Racial Awareness Program - focuses on three areas: Intensive development programs, alumni engagement, and outreach.
The Rowe Center provides a focal point for women engineering students to access support and resources for success in class, on co-op assignments, and in their future careers.
The Society of Chinese American Professors and Scientists (SoCAPS) is a nationwide not-for-profit organization that consists of a group of Chinese American Professors, Scientists and other Scholars with distinguished achievements.
The STEER initiative focuses on raising the retention rates of African American students at the University of Cincinnati. STEER provides African American students enrolled in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences and majoring in Criminal Justice with African American mentors from P&G.
The UC Early Learning Center serves children and families of the University of Cincinnati and community by providing a high quality, educational program sustained through a professional, nurturing staff.
UC International is responsible for the university's international strategy. Its three functional divisions are planning, programs, and services.
UC Women's Center creates equitable and safe environments on campus students through advocacy, research, and education.
Veterans Services are available to address the unique needs of students students re-entering civilian life after deployment.
The Women's Initiatives Network (WIN) was formed in 2001 to advance gender equity at UC.
Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) provides an environment for students to attain their full potential by engaging in activities with faculty and peers to promote their success in the science and engineering professions.
The Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) is a leadership program designed to prepare mid-career faculty and staff women for higher level positions, particularly within UC. First offered in 2000, the recently revitalized program continues the original program’s intent to assist UC women in advancing to senior academic and administrative positions. The program will include sessions on leadership styles and skills, critical issues in higher education and navigating the university culture.