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Student Diversity

The Bioscience PhD Programs are dedicated to enriching an already diverse student training environment. We collaborate with university entities to create a campus climate that accommodates and is inclusive to all members of the graduate community.



Some of those entities are highlighted below:


University of Utah SACNAS Chapter:

SACAS group photo

Utah SACNAS Chapter Mission:

To foster the success of underrepresented groups of students and young professionals at the University of Utah by preparing, encouraging and supporting  them to pursue advanced degrees, careers, and leadership positions in the sciences while also helping to strengthen the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) pipeline for high school and middle school minority students.





2017 SACNAS National Meeting:

2017 National SACNAS conference is coming to town

The 2017 National SACNAS conference was held in Salt Lake City.  We have had the oportunity to collaborate with the national conference coordinators and other University of Utah departments to plan some of the conference activities.  Click the image above for the conference website.



Student Resource Centers 



Other Resources

     Office for Equity & Diversity

      Graduate School Diversity

      Health Equity & Inclusion

      Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

      Student Affairs Diversity Counsel

      Diversity and Careers 



Nondiscrimination and Disability Accommodation Statement 

"The University of Utah does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, status as a disabled individual, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information or protected veteran's status, in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services. Additionally, the University endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations and to ensure equal access to qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning perceived discrimination or requests for disability accommodations may be referred to the University's Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 South Presidents Circle, Rm.135, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112, 801-581-8365 (voice/tdd), 801-585-5747 (fax).


Last Updated: 6/12/19