CECP Diversity Policy

The Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology and Marquette University are committed to social justice. These commitments are reflected in the Marquette University Statement on Human Dignity and Diversity, which reads, "As a Catholic, Jesuit university, Marquette recognizes and cherishes the dignity of each individual regardless of age, culture, faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability or social class."

Our department emphasizes the importance of diversity and multicultural influences on development in all our programs, including our course work, research, and practicum and internship training. The department expects that all faculty and students will engage in respectful explorations of issues regarding diversity and multiculturalism as we develop more fully our commitment to social justice. Faculty and students are expected to explore their own attitudes, knowledge and behaviors with regard to various forms of discrimination so the quality of our research, teaching and practice improves.

As part of our commitment to diversity and social justice, the department is working to increase racial and ethnic diversity among our students and faculty.

Diversity resources for students


Professional organizations


Financial support for members of diverse groups


Participate in a listserv to discuss diversity issues

Diversegrad-L is an Internet mailing list providing a forum to discuss multicultural/cross-cultural and diversity issues in the counseling profession and society at large. It offers subscribers throughout the United States and Canada the opportunity to interact with students, counselors, counselor educators, psychologists and others about diverse concerns. To subscribe, send the message:

SUBSCRIBE DIVERSEGRAD-L <full name>

to: Listserv@listserv.american.edu


APA graduate students: "A Survival Guide for Ethnic Minority Graduate Students"


Diversity practices and resources in higher education

Coordinated by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, DiversityWeb is a comprehensive compendium of diversity practices and resources in higher education. Visit the Diversity website.


Marquette Center for Intercultural Engagement