Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

The mission of the Division for Community & Belonging is rooted in Nazareth College’s founding values of solidarity and social justice. These guiding principles ensure an intentional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in which each person’s lived experience is not only acknowledged, but honored.

Special events

MLK Day Celebration - January 18  »


Center for Spirituality »

The Center for Spirituality (CFS) is the office of the college chaplains. They provide one-on-one pastoral care for all students and sponsor opportunities that encourage students to explore their own spiritual practice, dialogue with others, and engage the world around them.

Student Access & Achievement Programs »

Student Access and Achievement Programs (SAAP) is comprised of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), Nazareth's Young Scholars Programs, and Nazareth's First Generation Student Initiatives. This department supports a variety of students throughout their time at Nazareth by implementing best-practice support services in the following knowledge areas: personal/social, academic, financial aid, and careers. They provide individual counseling, academic, cultural, educational and social activities/events designed to develop students holistically. Additionally, the department assists in providing students opportunities for internships, research, and studying abroad, and continuing their education beyond the undergraduate level. 

Office for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Education »

The Office for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Education develops as well as facilitates ongoing educational programs, workshops, trainings and initiatives (curricular and co-curricular) that engage students, faculty, and staff within and across difference. Additionally, the office provides outreach, advice, and resources to campus leaders on diversity and inclusion practices to assist faculty, staff and students in creating and sustaining an inclusive campus community.

Title IX: Sexual Assault & Misconduct »

The Title IX Office works with students, faculty, and staff to implement ongoing educational outreach programming to foster a campus free from all forms of sexual misconduct.

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Community & Belonging

    Virtual Wall of Solidarity

    Nazareth students, faculty, and staff, thank you for your continued commitment to creating an anti-racist and socially-just community. We share these messages of support to show our compassion and care and to uplift our Naz community, especially our students.

    College of Distinction

    Nazareth is among a select group of top colleges and universities across the country hand-picked to earn a 2021-2022 Equity and Inclusion College of Distinction for its noteworthy support to underserved students who might not otherwise study and thrive on a college campus.