We take great pride in our long history of valuing diversity of thought, cultures, orientations, experiences and abilities. We strive to utilize the power and richness of a healthy academic climate through our commitment to UCLA Principles of Community.
Chancellor Gene Block shares his thoughts along with faculty and students who embody the values deeply held at UCLA.
Chancellor Gene Block
The broad range of cultures found here allows UCLA to be a stimulating and vibrant place for learning and research. Everyone has a place at UCLA and everyone benefits from your unique culture and background.
3rd Year Undergraduate Student
His Kenyan mother's dream of attending UCLA became his dream. Through our differences we are stronger when we are together.
Professor and Interim Vice Provost, International Institute
There is no better place to confront diversity as a concept than UCLA. In a very globalized world the meaning of diversity is constantly being redefined.
Everything that UCLA has done not only to get me here but keep me here is because of initiatives that foster more diversity. It shows that when you give people opportunities, they take them, run with them, and they thrive no matter where they come from and no matter what their background may be.
Professor and Associate Dean Graduate Division
We embrace the democratic value that everybody should have an equal opportunity.
Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine
Embracing diversity and being able to meet the cultural and linguistic competencies that are necessary to provide care to this Los Angeles melting pot becomes very important.
UCLA Diversity provides a directory of diversity-related resources including disability resources, academic programs, institutes and centers and libraries, for UCLA undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and