The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) centralizes Augusta University initiatives to create a diverse and inclusive environment.

ODI helps units campuswide foster practices that optimize the contributions of groups and individuals by supporting the engagement and development of all faculty, staff, students and patients.

ODI also oversees "Healthy Perspectives," Augusta University's plan dedicated to improving the cultural competence of Augusta University students and employees.


Contact Us

   Kelly Admin Building, AA-2028
Health Sciences Campus
   1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912


Upcoming Events


“Safe Zone” is a term used to indicate both the learning opportunity and the people who have completed the training workshop. And even more broadly, the term “safe zone” is used to refer to LGBTQ+ awareness workshops.

Safe Zone Training

LGBTQ+ folks sometimes question whether they will feel safe, welcomed, or supported in a new environment. Displaying “Safe Zone” stickers can help organizations communicate to others a commitment to creating LGBTQ-inclusive environments.


Academic Diversity Initiatives

The Academic Diversity Alignment Committee advises the Vice President of Academic Planning and Strategic Initiatives on priorities for addressing diversity and inclusion opportunities within the academic programs Augusta University that include recruitment, curricular and co-curricular activities, service and outreach, scholarly efforts, and faculty development.


Diversity & Inclusion Summit

The purpose of the Diversity and Inclusion Summit is to create inclusive excellence by engaging our community in meaningful Dialogue, building and leveraging our partnerships and creating a framework to important action steps.

We hope attendees will walk away with a greater awareness of diversity and inclusion and be empowered to enact changes in their environments with the practical tools and strategies learned at the summit.



Augusta University Demographics

Student Population: 8,532

  • Female 61.5
  • Male 38.5

Racial Diversity Percentages

  • White 61.6
  • Black/African American  20.4
  • Asian 7.4
  • Hispanic/Latino 6.2
  • Other 4.4