Declaration of Diversity & Inclusion


The University of Antelope Valley declares its commitment to diversity and the fulfillment of its educational mission in order to build a strong universal community. The University of Antelope Valley is dedicated in promoting diversity and inclusion through education, research, community service, outreach, externship and clinical service. Students will possess the knowledge and skills to help them thrive in a culturally diverse world.

In alignment with the mission of the University of Antelope Valley, students will be enabled to achieve academic, career, and personal goals through higher education, thereby allowing them to become valuable assets to local and global communities.

The University of Antelope Valley celebrates and values diversity and seek to cultivate behaviors and attitudes that promote global awareness, inclusive sensibilities, and respect for the dignity of each individual regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, culture, political conviction, physical ability, learning, and psychological differences.

It is necessary to the University of Antelope Valley’s high academic standards to remain committed in creating a diverse campus community. Therefore the University of Antelope Valley is dedicated in attracting and retaining a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees in order to sustain and enrich the learning and living environment that defines the institution and its place in the world.