Diversity Affairs

Resources for Students

  • Center Austria

    The mission of Center Austria is to direct international student and faculty mobility between the University of New Orleans and universities in Austria. Center Austria promotes the communication and extension of Austrian and Central European culture through scholarly and artistic activities and academic partnerships.

  • College of Science Undergraduate Research Program

    The Undergraduate Research Program serves to engage freshmen and sophomores in the College of Sciences in cutting-edge research, providing funding for laboratory supplies and student wages.

  • Intensive English Language Program

    The Intensive English Language Program at the University of New Orleans offers one of the most effective and diverse language programs in the United States. The IELP is designed especially for non-native English speakers who plan to study at an American university or who wish to improve their English for personal or professional reasons.

  • International Education

    The Division of International Education provides international educational opportunities to the students, faculty, and staff of the University of New Orleans as well as to the public.

  • Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies

    The Ethel and Herman L. Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies promotes understanding of New Orleans history, politics, culture and public policy issues, particularly civil rights, sponsoring and participating in events that bring together scholars on special topics relating to New Orleans.

  • moMENtum

    MoMENtum provides students who identify as African-American males and first-generation students added supports to promote retention and graduation. The initiative includes workshops on leadership and life skills, and pairs current students with a faculty or staff mentor who will provide support and guidance for the students. 

  • Office of Disability Services

    The University of New Orleans (UNO) is committed to providing for the needs of enrolled or admitted students who have disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

  • Office of English Language Acquisition

    The mission of the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) is to provide national leadership to help ensure that English learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency and achieve academically.

  • Office of International Students and Scholars

    The Office of International Students and Scholars provides comprehensive immigration advising, programming, and support services to all international students and faculty and their dependents.

  • Office of Veterans Affairs

    The University of New Orleans is a Military-Friendly Institution. Your military experience contributes significantly to this diversity, making you a valuable member of our student community.

  • Safe Space Allies Program

    A Safe Space is a welcoming, supportive and safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and queer (LGBTQIQ) students. According to the Campus Pride 2010 National College Climate Survey (Rankin, S., Weber, G., Blumenfeld, W. & Frazer, S.; 2010), “the overwhelming majority of LGBTQIQ students, of every race, color and ethnicity, report harassment, isolation and fear on their college campuses” with transmasculine, transfeminine and gender non-conforming students being the “most likely to experience overt and blatant oppression and hostility.”

  • Student Support Services

    The University of New Orleans' StudentSupport Services (SSS) program is a federally funded program offering FREE academic and non-academic support services to eligible UNO students who apply and are accepted to the SSS program.

  • Training, Resource, and Assistive-technology Center

    Recognizing the importance of technology in the workplace, the University of New Orleans began offering computer training in 1984 to public sector employees. Our staff continues to provide computer training so that individuals stay current with the latest business productivity software and increase their efficiency on the job.

  • Women's Center

    In the Spring of 1984, a group of UNO faculty and staff met to plan UNO’s first Women’s History Week program. The success of this event led to a revival of the UNO Association for Women, an organization for students, faculty, and staff. As its first project, the Association sought to establish a campus women’s center.The Women’s Center serves the women students, faculty, and staff of UNO and women throughout the city of New Orleans.