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Inclusive Excellence Awards

Find out about the program that recognizes employees, departments, and organizational units for their contributions to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action at UC San Diego.

The annual Inclusive Excellence Awards (formerly Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards) honors staff, faculty, students, departments, and organizational units or groups that make outstanding contributions in the areas of inclusion, equity, diversity, and the UCSD Principles of Community during the year.

Awards Ceremony

The Inclusive Excellence Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., at the Price Center Ballroom West (map).

All university community members are invited to attend the ceremony. 

Qualities of a Diversity Champion

  • Celebrates cultural differences
  • Promotes fairness at UC San Diego
  • Makes UC San Diego a better place to work or learn
  • Demonstrates exemplary support of the UCSD Principles of Community


Learn more about awards criteria and award nominations.

Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/diversityawards
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.