Tools & Kits

The work of creating a more inclusive community happens on both an institutional level and an individual one. That’s why we are continually developing new tools and resources so you can initiate broader changes within your unit. If you would like to be one of the first to learn when a new resource become available, please join our mailing list.

D&I Planning Toolkit

The D&I Planning Toolkit will help your unit create, improve, and implement your own diversity and inclusion plans. The toolkit offers your unit a variety of recommendations on how you can reach your goals, whether that be improving hiring and promotion practices, creating a more welcoming environment, or just finding meaningful solutions to whatever issues you may have encountered. Learn more and download the D&I Planning Toolkit.

Staying Connected During COVID-19 Toolkit

This toolkit offers suggestions for unit leaders about how to build community during the current remote learning/teaching/working situation. Download the toolkit now.

Faculty Search Support Videos

This video series was created to help frame the way you approach the search process. The videos delve into the science behind increasing faculty diversity, while providing an overview of best practices. 

Inclusive Illustrations

This set of illustrations represents different body sizes, skin colors, and genders than what are typically included in illustration packs and stock photography. The set is representative of the University of Chicago community and its iconic landmarks. This set is free to download and use in presentations, social media, websites, print materials, and videos. Learn more and download the Inclusive Illustrations set.

Lactation Spaces Map

This online map of all lactation spaces on campus includes details on room amenities and usage policies, where applicable. A PDF version of the map is also available.

Mental Health Resources

This guide provides information on campus and community mental health resources.

Prayer and Meditation Space Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help units across campus create and maintain prayer and meditation spaces. Download the toolkit now.