Yale University offers a wide array of resources related to diversity and inclusion.  

Below please find an overview of resources available to Yale students, faculty, and staff.  Nursing-specific resources from other organizations are included as well.  If you would like to add to the list of resources, please contact us at or 203-737-6594.

For an overview of university-wide resources, please view the Promoting Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Yale University 2015-2016 handbook.

Promoting Diversity and Inclusion Across Yale and Beyond

Connecticut Nursing Collaborative Action Coalition (CNC-AC) Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit for Nurses and Other Healthcare Providers

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Holistic Admissions Review in Nursing Information

Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Report on Race, Diversity, & Inclusion at Yale

Graduate Student Groups and Organizations  

View a list of existing graduate student organizations as well as various student cultural centers across Yale.

Cultural Centers at Yale - visit their websites to sign up for their newsletter, view their events, and more!

Faculty Development and Diversity

Yale Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of LGBTQ Resources

Resource Office on Disabilities

Religious Diversity at Yale

OISS/International Center for Yale Students and Scholars

Minority Student Coordinators

The Women Faculty Forum

A More Inclusive Yale

Yale Nurses Publish Letter to Police in Huffington Post

A diversity commentary in Nursing Outlook:  Diversity: A key aspect of 21st century faculty roles

Reporting of Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Other Issues

Yale School of Nursing Incident Reporting Guidelines

Yale School of Nursing Incident Reporting Process

Yale University

A new website for Yale students that collects and organizes the university’s policies, procedures, and resources for reporting and resolving incidents of discrimination or harassment.  For an overview of formal complaint options, please view this table.

Office for Equal Opportunity Programs

Oversees the University’s affirmative action programs and monitors compliance with policies and laws which ensure equal opportunity for students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission.  Please see complaint procedures here.

Valarie Stanley, Director, 221 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Floor, 203-432-0849

The Director of the Office for Equal Opportunity Programs is the Title IX Coordinator for Faculty and Staff, who works closely with all Title IX Coordinators across campus to address gender equity and gender discrimination issues.  The Director is also the University’s Section 504 Coordinator (Americans with Disabilities Act compliance) and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator.

Any student, employee, or applicant for programs or employment at Yale who is concerned about affirmative action, equal opportunity, racial harassment, or fairness in admission or employment at Yale, either in general or with respect to his or her own situation, is encouraged to contact the Office for Equal Opportunity Programs.

Title IX Coordinators

Provide resources to students, faculty, and staff to address matters related to discrimination on the basis of sex, which includes sexual misconduct.

The Deputy Title IX Coordinators for YSN are Erin Morelli ( and Heather Reynolds (

The Sexual Harassment and Assault Response & Education Center (SHARE) provides information, advocacy, and support services to those experiencing sexual violence, sexual harassment, stalking, or intimate partner violence.

Office of the Ombudsperson

A neutral, safe, and confidential place where any matter in the School of Medicine community may be discussed with the Ombudsperson, Merle Waxman, confidential line:  203-737-4100.

Additional YSN Staff Resources

If any YSN staffperson is experiencing a workplace issue, please consult the following representatives:

For M&P employees - Cindy Pattison, Human Resources Generalist, 203-737-6601

For C&T employees - Fran Hackerman, Local 34 Union Steward, Senior Administrative Assistant, 203-737-2420