Office of Inclusion

The NCAA office of inclusion advances diversity, equity and inclusion in college athletics for over 1,100 member schools and athletics conferences. The office supports student-athletes and individuals who teach and lead across the core areas of disability, international, LGBTQ, race/ethnicity and women.

The office of inclusion facilitates programming, provides educational resources, and advocates for diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments that enhance the student-athlete experience and provide opportunities for coaches and administrators. The office offers signature events like the annual NCAA Inclusion Forum that support the membership’s efforts to achieve and maintain inclusive excellence.

NCAA Inclusion Statement

As a core value, the NCAA believes in and is committed to diversity, inclusion and gender equity among its student-athletes, coaches and administrators.

NCAA Presidential Pledge

The Pledge and Commitment to Promoting Diversity and Gender Equity in Intercollegiate Athletics