Anti-Racism Resources and Initiatives

True to its Jesuit mission, USF is working to create a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive community. The initiatives and resources below are just part of what we are doing to advance anti-racism in our own university, in our neighborhoods, and in our world.

As we grapple with racist events that tear at the fabric of our society, USF returns to its core mission and values: working for social justice, valuing the dignity and worth of all people, and educating students who will change the world from here.


Academic Resources

Black Achievement Success and Engagement (BASE) Initiative

Black Scholars Program

Critical Diversity Studies Major, with minors in African American Studies, Asian Pacific American Studies, Chican@-Latin@ Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Comparative Diversity Studies

Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice

Marshall-Riley Living Learning Community

School of Law Racial Justice Clinic


The university provides a range of support services to students, faculty, and staff who need assistance.

CONCERN: Faculty and staff members can access CONCERN, the university’s employee assistance program.

Counseling and Psychological Services provides individual counseling in addition to anti-racist group work and workshops.

Dean of Students: Staff in the dean of students office are available to meet with any student to support their individual needs.

ProtoCall: Students have access to an after hours support and consultation line.

University Ministry: University Ministry provides support services for all members of the USF community