Discrimination Resources

There are many resources, most of which are free of charge, available to CU students, faculty, and staff to help with stressful or difficult situations related to experiences of discrimination and/or harassment. These offices can provide additional support related to your concern(s), i.e. assist you in exploring your reporting options, provide prevention education tools, etc. Please not that campus resources that are not confidential are required to comply with mandatory obligations to report.

Center for Identity and Inclusion

The Center for Identity and Inclusion (CII), based in the downtown campus, supports underrepresented students and promotes a diverse and inclusive campus. The CII’s work consists of the efforts and commitment from the American Indian Student Services (AISS), Asian American Student Services (AASS), Black Student Services (BSS), and Latinx Student Services (LSS). The CII core values include community, social justice, learning, resilience, and leadership.

Central Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

The CU Anschutz Central Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (ODEICE) focuses on implementing, centralizing and improving programs and initiatives around diversity and health equity; inclusion and outreach; and community engagement.


The LGBTQ+ Hub strives to create and maintain an inclusive campus environment for LGBTQ+ and allied students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors on campus and within the Aurora community.

LGBTQ Student Resource Center

The LGBTQ Student Resource Center (SRC) is a tri-institutional office on the Auraria Campus serving the students, faculty and staff of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Community College of Denver and University of Colorado at Denver. The LGBTQ SRC is available to all Auraria students as a resource for exploring issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) offers services, resources, and guidance to enhance diversity university-wide and foster a culture of equity and inclusion for the CU Denver Campus. To enhance diversity, the University strives to recognize underrepresented groups in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, and ability status.

    Office for Educational Outreach & Pathway Initiatives

    The Office for Educational Outreach & Pathway Initiatives provides sustained, comprehensive programs across all educational levels to promote access and increase numbers of underrepresented populations in healthcare, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and research professions.

    Undocumented Student Services

    Undocumented Student Services provides a variety of services, support, and information for students, faculty, and staff to help undocumented students succeed (including students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow (ASSET)) programs at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. 

    Veteran and Military Student Services

    The Veteran and Military Student Services (VMSS) represents Active Duty, Reservist, National Guard, Veteran and VA Dependent students

    Women and Gender Center

    The Women & Gender Center (WGC) at CU Denver is committed to advancing issues of gender equity and supporting the gender-focused needs of students, faculty, and staff on the Auraria campus. The mission of the Women and Gender Center is to address gender inequities and foster a campus community that values inclusion, social justice, equity, and respect for everyone regardless of background and experience.  We are committed to enacting intersectional feminism in our programming by exploring gender as it overlaps and interacts with the multiple identities that people inhabit across their lifespans. We serve all members of the CU Denver community, regardless of gender identity. Our goal is to support community members in exploring cultural norms and expectations regarding gender, and to help community members develop strategies for expressing their gender in ways that feel authentic and bring them joy.

    Colorado Legal Services

    Colorado Legal Services provide meaningful access to high-quality, civil legal services in the pursuit of justice for as many low-income persons and members of vulnerable populations throughout Colorado as possible.

    • Phone: 303.866.1019

    The Center for Trauma and Resilience

    The Center for Trauma and Resilience provides culturally and linguistically responsive programs, health promotion and crime prevention education. 

    • Phone: 303.894.8000 (ENG) 
    • Phone: 303.718.8289 (ESP) 
    • Phone (Deaf/Hard of Hearing): 711 for Relay Colorado Access

    Translation and interpretation services available.

    Community Crisis Lines

    Office of Equity

    CU Denver

    Lawrence Street Center

    1380 Lawrence Street

    Denver, CO 80204

    CU Anschutz

    Education II North

    13120 East 19th Avenue

    Aurora, CO 80045

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