UT commits itself to the values of diversity, equity and inclusion as fundamental to educational excellence.
UT embraces diversity in its many forms, including but not limited to sex, race, color, national origin, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information, ethnicity, religion, spiritual belief, geographic origin, socio-economic status, language, political beliefs, and first-generation status. UT seeks to enhance the diversity of its students, faculty and staff in the belief that doing so contributes to a more impactful learning environment for everyone in the UT community.
UT strives to address the impact of injustice and to overcome barriers to achievement by establishing conditions of equity that encourage all students, staff and faculty members to be successful socially, educationally and professionally.
UT commits to being an inclusive learning community characterized by the purposeful development and utilization of curricula and organizational resources that enable respect for the dignity and contributions of all members.