Racial Equity Resources

The University of Redlands launches Anti-Racism Committee

Charged with developing an anti-racism plan, the committee will also identify ways to better elevate and consider the voices and perspectives from our communities of Black, Indigenous, Latina/o/x/Hispanic, and people of color. Learn more.

Recent Initiatives

Established Programs


Race and Ethnic Studies Program

Students in the Race and Ethnic Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences study the complex and often challenging issues of race, ethnicity, and racism from an interdisciplinary perspective. Learn more


Partnership with Tuskegee University

The University of Redlands has established a historic partnership with historically black college Tuskegee University, including student exchange and joint programs. Learn more


Native Student Programs

Native Student Programs provide a safe, supportive environment for Native students. Learn more


First-Generation Student Programs

U of R’s First-Generation Student Programs include a special summer program for entering College students, peer mentorship, and a book lending program. Learn more

Making a Redlands education affordable and accessible

As part of the Forever Yours campaign, U of R has raised over $112.8 million for scholarship support, exceeding its $100 million goal in this area. A significant portion of these funds provide scholarships and financial aid for first-generation students and members of underrepresented groups. 

Support the Scholarship Promise


Social justice in our graduate schools

Ongoing and annual events

Additional Resources


U of R community, support, and reporting

In addition to the programs above, the College’s Clubs and Organizations include the Asian Student Association, Association of Latino Professionals for America, Black Student Union, Native American Student Union, and Middle Eastern Student Association, as well as inclusive Greek life

Reports about equity concerns can be made via the Office of Equity and Title IX, which can also help connect students with an array of other support resources.

Report a concern



External resources

Learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement, the path to becoming anti-racist, and more. 


Trends at the U of R

The University’s current work in diversity, equity, and inclusion builds on past decades, in which the U of R student body has become more representative of the state, the President’s Cabinet has become more diverse, and financial aid has increased to support a higher number of high-financial-need, first-generation, and underrepresented students.

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Latest from the Bulldog Blog

Dr. Ray Briggs is the 2023 Diversity in Action resident

Diversity in Action, a weeklong residency at the University of Redlands, is intended to introduce and engage various voices and perspectives across the University community, and beyond. It serves as a tangible example of our commitment to providing a well-rounded, personalized, and hands-on education that focuses on scholarship through engagement.

Artist Kathy Whitman Elk Woman (center) unveils the commissioned "Honor the Treaties" sculpture alongside Wayne Mitchell '60 (right) and his wife, Marie Mitchell,  at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Heard Museum/Melissa Malork)
‘Honor the treaties’

U of R alumnus and his wife support Native rights through commissioned artwork

As part of their legacy to the Heard Museum, Wayne Mitchell ’60 and his wife, Marie, commissioned Kathy Whitman Elk Woman to create a sculpture.

The recent Asian Student Association Night Market encouraged students to embrace and share unique aspects of their cultures. (Photo by Eric Whedbee)
Asian Student Association Night Market empowers Asian and Pacific Islander students

Asian Student Association President Romina-Marie Baronia ’22 provides her perspective on the recent ASA Night Market, an event that encouraged Asian and Asian American students to embrace and share unique aspects of their cultures.