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Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion

The Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) engages UGA faculty and staff in building capacity to contribute to and sustain inclusive excellence across UGA campuses. The CDI is offered in partnership with University Human Resources' Learning and Development Department and other offices and programs across the institution. As part of the Office of Inclusive Excellence's mission to enhance and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment for learning, teaching, research and service at University of Georgia, the CDI focuses on four objectives:

  • Increase awareness and understanding of inclusive excellence.

  • Expand access to and participation in professional learning and development opportunities.

  • Promote interdisciplinary and inter-professional engagement of faculty and staff in institutional diversity efforts.

  • Identify and support resource sharing, collaboration, and the cultivation of strategic partnerships to enhance institutional capacity to achieve inclusive excellence.

Enrollment in the courses listed for the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion is open to all UGA faculty and staff. Successful completion of the CDI requires completion of Diversity at UGA: Beyond the Numbers (core course) and five elective courses.There is no cost to enroll. Faculty and staff may take courses in pursuit of the earning the certificate or may take individual courses based on needs and interests.

Course offerings are announced each semester. Sessions are filled on a first come first serve basis. To see a current course list and registration information, please visit the Professional Education Portal (PEP). Type “CDI” in the search bar to find Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion courses.

For more information, contact the Office of Inclusive Excellence here.

Current Courses for the 2024 Summer Semester
To register for these courses, visit the UGA Professional Education Portal

CDI: Global Dawgs

  • June 28,  July 19

CDI: UGA’s Non Discrimination Anti-Harassment Policy and the USG Sexual Misconduct Policy

  • June 13,  July 17,  August 6

CDI Completion Form

After completing the CDI requirements, submit the CDI Completion Form.

Click here to go to the CDI Completion Form