In the School of Integrative Biology, we strive to create an atmosphere and institutional culture that is welcoming to all individuals, inclusive of their race, ethnicity, religion, spirituality, gender, gender identity/expression, age, sexual orientation, ability/disability, socioeconomic class, and national origin. 

We are committed to providing the help and support needed for all members of our community to succeed. Please refer to our resources below to find out more and email the committee members with additional suggestions.

I Want To:

Refer a student that is having a mental health crisis, facing bullying, etc.

Please use this referral form provided by the Office of the Dean of Students. 

If this is an emergency that involves an imminent risk of harm to self or others, please dial 911 or contact campus police at (217) 333-1216 BEFORE filling out this referral form.

Report an incident.

Please select the office to which you would like to report the incident.

Learn more about who to talk to concerning DEI in SIB.

Build a more inclusive research lab.

As with all scholarship, this is a rapidly evolving landscape and lab groups are encouraged to continually consult the literature. Below are a sample of resources selected by the DEI Taskforce. 

Learn more about field safety.

Learn more about inclusive pedagogy for course development.

Learn more about resources for students and parents at UIUC.

Please refer to this resource list from the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS). 

Campus Lactation Spaces

Find more resources to become more involved in the SIB community.

Learn more about human gender and human "racial" variation.