EDUCATE. ENGAGE. EMPOWER.
The mission of the Student Diversity and Inclusion Office (SDIO) is to ensure that the core Trinity University value of Intentional Inclusion is visible and celebrated in the academic, professional, and social development of each student.
Through actively engaging students with social justice, equity, and inclusion concepts, the Office builds capacity and support for students from traditionally and historically marginalized communities.
The SDIO is:
Learn more about Trinity’s commitment to Intentional Inclusion and our journey on the Inclusive Excellence website.
Grounded in Social Justice
MOVING BEYOND COMPOSITIONAL DIVERSITY
Key Communities Served
The key communities the SDIO serves include, but are not limited to:
- Racial/Ethnic Communities (Latinx/Hispanic, Black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indigenous/Native American)
- Gender Communities (women, nonbinary)
- Students who are low-income and/or underserved
- Students with disabilities
Get Involved and Build Community
There are numerous cultural and identity-based student organizations at Trinity for you to explore and join that both support and educate the community on diversity and equity, and promote belonging.
The Trinity Diversity Connection is a University Sponsored Organization (USO), where you can explore diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) issues at large.
Other cultural and diversity organizations include:
|African Student Association||Black Student Union||Chinese Culture Club||Filipino Student Association|
|German Club||Indian Student Association||International Club||Jewish Student Association|
|Latino Association||Muslim Student Association||
PRIDE (Promoting Respect, Inclusiveness,
Diversity, and Equality)
|Vietnamese Student Association|
Inclusive Language Guide
Our Inclusive Language Guide is an excellent resource to begin your exploratory and learning journey.
Humans of Trinity Spotlight
Kaila Campos (She/Her)
SDIO Program Coordinator
Kaila is a born and raised westside San Antonian. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts Multidisciplinary Studies in Psychology, Public Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Currently, she is attending the University of Incarnate Word, and graduating December 2022 with a Masters in Higher Education in Student Services.
She is a first-generation Latina who supports the identities of each individual. With this position she looks forward to bringing a new perspective and to the DEIB educational workshops. As an advocate for all, Kaila hopes to work closely in helping students explore and discover their identities with confidence and collaboration in serving underrepresented groups, cultures and individuals.
Her top 5 Clifton’s strengths are Command, Strategic, Achiever, Relator, Significance. With these strengths she looks forward to making strong connections with Trinity’s community.
Y'ALL MEANS ALL
Policies of Inclusion and Respect
The Student Diversity and Inclusion Office is here for tigers of all stripes, and we believe that the Trinity community should be one that makes all students feel welcomed, valued, and included.
While policies continue to be developed and refined, we are proud to have a Gender Neutral Housing Policy, a Transgender Inclusion Statement, and a Chosen Name policy to help provide a fair and equitable experience. The University also supports single-user, gender-neutral restrooms, which are available throughout campus.
SERVING OUR STUDENTS AND THE COMMUNITY
Policy and Services Quick Links
The Student Diversity and Inclusion Office and the greater Trinity University and San Antonio communities offer several resources, services, and opportunities designed to serve students and communities from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities.