graduate and professional students

Office of Institutional Equity and Access

The Director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Access 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. She works with committees and departments throughout the University to design and implement programs to increase the diversity of the Yale Community. She also assists in the development and effective use of the University’s various grievance procedures.

Resources on pronouns

Why do pronouns matter?

Pronouns are linguistic tools that we use to refer to people. In our efforts to respect the diverse identities of our communities, it is important to use the pronoun that people prefer when referring to them.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I share and ask?

What pronouns do you use?” / “My name is ______ and my pronouns are ____, ____, and ____.” Practice alone or with others until it comes naturally!

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