Diversity, Equity and Belonging
A Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Belonging
“We bring our founding aspirations closer to reality by creating a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff that ensures the belonging, thriving, and success of every member. ”
Among the Law School's more than 70 student organizations are 19 affinity groups.
Center for the Study of Race and Law
UVA Law has committed to the study of race and law.
Diversity in Charlottesville
Explore resources for community members and our guide to life in C’ville.
Facts About Diversity
Class of 2025
identify themselves as people of color
self-identify as LGBT in the Class of 2025
among the more than 70 student organizations
Honoring Gregory Swanson
Gregory Swanson was UVA and UVA Law’s first black student in 1950. Read about how he helped integrate the University and the award established in his honor.
Women Who Led the Way
UVA Law is celebrating a centennial of coeducation in 2020. Read a timeline of women’s achievements.
Elaine Jones ’70 Became NAACP LDF Leader
The Law School’s first female black graduate became the first woman to lead the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
UVA Law Pride
Alumni and faculty recount the history of LGBTQ rights at UVA Law and beyond.
M&A Leader Closes the Deal
In a series marking the centennial of coeducation, Catherina Min ’90 discusses how her experiences prepared her for success.
Advocating for Indigenous Rights
Muscogee Creek Nation member Lauren King ’08 uses her law degree on behalf of tribes in the Northwest.
Many Voices at UVA Law
Faculty, students and experts talk about diversity and related topics, both at UVA Law and in society more broadly.
Diversity Office / firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Equity Mark C. Jefferson