Resource Groups

Fostering a sense of belonging

Resource Groups foster diversity and inclusion by helping create safe, welcoming environments where an individual’s race, ethnicity, levels of ability, religious beliefs, background, and other important personal attributes are viewed as organizational assets. The list below outlines the resource groups currently on campus.

Current Resource Groups

Black in Academia

Black in Academia (BIA) is dedicated to serving the Black community and its allies across the University of Chicago campus. It strives to promote individual and collective growth through the creation, promotion, and facilitation of opportunities that advance UChicago’s Black community and increase awareness of their experiences. BIA's mission is to foster an environment which emphasizes and affirms the well-being and professional development aspirations of Black staff, faculty, and students.

Black Men Engaged 

Black Men Engaged builds community and camaraderie among Black men at the University through promoting the importance of service, mentorship, and professional networking on- and off-campus.

Disability Inclusion

The Disability Inclusion group serves both the University and medical center by promoting joint initiatives to create and improve access to opportunities for equal participation in all aspects of employment and education for people who experience any type of disability.  


The Hispanic/LatinX group provides professional development and career advancement programming; builds a network of students, faculty, and professionals; and creates a welcoming environment for the Hispanic/LatinX community to socialize and celebrate their culture.


The LGTB+ group contributes to the support, education, advocacy, professional development, networking, and outreach for LGBT+ employees and students.

Muslim Inclusion 

The Muslim Inclusion group provides a safe space to discuss and advocate for religious and cultural accommodations for, as well as inclusion of, Muslims across campus.


NOTICE is a group for women of color to network and develop skills to advance their careers and increase the number of women of color in leadership positions.


The Pan-Asian Resource Group fosters solidarity by providing a community for Asian-identifying and allied parties to share, be heard, and offer support to one another. 

UChicago Parents 

The UChicago Parents group support parents and guardians as they make important career and family decisions.