Message from our Assistant Dean for Student Belonging & Inclusivity

Welcome to our Belonging & Inclusivity page! We are elated to share our vision and commitment to increasing diversity, inclusivity, and promoting equity. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment in which all students are valued in their pursuit of excellence. Thank you for visiting our page and we look forward to hearing from you!


MCG Belonging & Inclusivity Statement & Goals

Belonging & Inclusivity Statement:

Belonging & Inclusivity Definition:

Students:  African American, Hispanic, and individuals from medically underserved areas/populations (MUA/MUP).

Faculty and Senior Administrative Staff:  African American, Hispanic, and individuals working in MUA/MUPs.  

MCG will evaluate and revise, where needed, policies and approaches to achieve mission-appropriate Belonging & Inclusivity outcomes.


  • Develop, implement and enhance practices and policies of belonging & inclusivity and inclusivity that facilitate a culturally sensitive college and academic health center environment.
  • Optimize belonging & inclusivity and cultural sensitivity by fostering community engagement and partnerships focused on reducing factors associated with health care disparities.
  • Recruit, matriculate, and graduate an excellent, talented and diverse student body to meet the needs of the communities we serve.
  • Grow health careers interest and academic pipeline programs in partnership with the University System of Georgia and other Georgia colleges and universities to promote health science interest and facilitate admissions and matriculation of students from under-represented populations.

Belonging & Inclusivity at Augusta University