Diversity in Engineering Education

The pursuit of new scientific and engineering knowledge, practical applications, and service to society requires vast talent, thoughtful insight, and numerous perspectives, which is supported by increasing diversity in science- engineering- and technology-related education, research, and industry. The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is committed to excellence, and the promotion of diversity through enhancing awareness, collaboration, recruitment, and the encouragement of participation and involvement. 

Available Resources

The California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a statewide initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The objective of CAMP is to strengthen the quality and quantity of underrepresented students receiving baccalaureate degrees in Science, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics (STEM) at the University of California.

The Center for Opportunities and Diversity in Engineering (CODE) is charged with promoting and facilitating diversity within The Henry Samueli School of Engineering. CODE works to achieve this goal by providing academic, professional and social support for students.  In addition, CODE strives to create a community where students feel comfortable discussing both the challenges and successes they experience while at UCI.

Learn about another culture and meet new people by studying aboard. This Web site details information regarding the possibility of studying abroad in your specific major or minor.

The Mathematics Engineering and Science Achievement program works with students from elementary schools all the way up to college.  Some of the various activities that MESA participates in include student competitions, field trips, and other science-related activities.

The UCI ADVANCE Program promotes institutional transformation toward gender equity by increasing the representation and advancement of women faculty across entire campus.  It aims to address gender inequities in the faculty by increasing recruitment, retention and the advancement of women across the entire UC Irvine campus.
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