Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.74
Liaison Carrie Metzgar
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, San Diego
PA-6: Assessing Diversity and Equity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Michelle Perez
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Utilities and Sustainability
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Has the institution engaged in a structured assessment process during the previous three years to improve diversity, equity and inclusion on campus?:

A brief description of the assessment process and the framework, scorecard(s) and/or tool(s) used:

Every year UC San Diego conducts a survey of employees (Staff at Work) and students ), both of which include questions related to campus climate and diversity.

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) section of the Staff@Work survey includes 50 questions in three sections which explore satisfaction with the university and department climate with relation to EDI, experiences of uncivil or ostracizing behavior at work, and experiences of negative behavior directed at an individual due to his or her race/ethnicity or gender.

Does the assessment process address campus climate by engaging stakeholders to assess the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of employees and students, including the experiences of underrepresented groups?:

Does the assessment process address student outcomes related to diversity, equity and success?:

Does the assessment process address employee outcomes related to diversity and equity?:

A brief description of the most recent assessment findings and how the results are used in shaping policy, programs, and initiatives:

The 2020 Staff at Work Survey found that, overall, a majority of respondents were comfortable with the climate at UC San Diego, and that people from different backgrounds get along well. The top climate opportunities are (1) Department Diversity Programs and (2)Committee to Diversity.

UC San Diego continues to implement the Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence to shape the future of our university and ensure our continued level of excellence. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion leads the overall effort. Through partnership and collaboration, The Office of EDI, which includes the Campus Community Centers and the Center for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion, leads campus diversity and inclusion efforts.


Are the results of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment shared with the campus community?:

A brief description of how the assessment results are shared with the campus community:

Results are shared online and emailed to the campus community. http://diversity.ucsd.edu/reports-and-data/index.html

Are the results (or a summary of the results) of the most recent structured diversity and equity assessment publicly posted?:

The diversity and equity assessment report or summary (upload):

Website URL where the diversity and equity assessment report or summary is publicly posted:
Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity assessment efforts is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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