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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Information for Penn State Faculty and Staff 

Faculty and staff members at Penn State looking to better support students inside and outside the classroom can find many resources within Student Affairs and across Penn State. We also have development opportunities for faculty and staff to continue to grow in their role as an ally to our many student communities. 

General University Resources

Supporting Students

LGBTQ+ Information for Faculty and Staff
Information and resources for incorporating LGBTQ+ issues in the classroom as well as ways to get involved in the LGBTQ+ community at Penn State. 

Supporting Students in Distress
Faculty and Staff are often the first to recognize when a student is distressed, distressing, or just needs additional support. Learn how to recognized a distressed student and what you can do. 

Red Folder
A guide to help faculty, staff, and others who interact with students to recognize, respond effectively to, and refer distressed students at Penn State. 

Counseling and Psychological Services Resources
Resources for faculty, staff, and families who are concerned about a student. 


LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Workshops
Workshops that provide a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to the LGBTQ+ community at Penn State.

It's On Us Penn State
Bystander Intervention training and workshops geared toward helping students step in when it counts. 


Office of the Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
222 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2059


Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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