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Diversity & Inclusion

Working together to support a diverse workforce.

UC Davis is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that values the unique contributions of all university employees and aspires to our Principles of Community.

We aim to establish a vibrant community that promotes a sense of belonging for all members of UC Davis. We continually seek to improve our demographic diversity, promote inclusive excellence for all our employees, and provide an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, exploitation and intimidation.

In order to achieve our goals, we offer a number of employee resource groups, professional development opportunities and educational resources for our staff.


Forbes 2021 Best Employers for Diversity

#'s 35 & 59 for Diversity

This is the second recognition for the Davis Campus and the third year running for UC Davis Health in the annual Forbes survey that recognizes US employers for excellence in cultivating diversity through inclusive practices. 

In 2020, UC Davis ranked #52 and UC Davis Health ranked #101 amongst a list of 500 employers throughout the nation.

This year, our rank increased to #35 for UC Davis, and #59 for UC Davis Health. This improvement in ranking showcases the efforts we’re putting in to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization.

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