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The Office of the Vice President Equity and Community Inclusion consults and assists departments and faculties to strategically infuse the values of equity, diversity and inclusion into everything they do. We celebrate and support community members focused on advancing EDI.

Denise O'Neil Green

The Vice-President Equity, Community Inclusion, Denise O'Neil Green provides the leadership, advocacy, and coordination needed to address equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the entire university community.

The vice-president, equity and community inclusion has a broad, proactive mandate to address campus-wide systemic issues; play a central role in education initiatives; expand partnerships within the university and the broader community; and provide expertise, insight, consultation, and assistance to the entire Ryerson community.

Read more about Denise

Check out Denise's Institutional Diversity Blog where she shares ideas and best practices on range of EDI topics.

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Aboriginal Initiatives

Ryerson’s Aboriginal Student Services (RASS) provides specialized services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students on campus while developing a mutually productive relationship between Ryerson and the Aboriginal community.


The accessibility unit works to make Ryerson an accessible learning and working environment for students, employees and members of the Ryerson community through the identification, removal and prevention of barriers.

Education and Awareness

Education and Awareness offers a range of consulting services and builds programs for participants to generate, discuss and share ideas that can make the university a more inclusive and welcoming space for everyone.

Human Rights Services

Human Rights Services advocates for a community where the dignity of all members are respected and upheld. This office administers the Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

Research, Planning and Assessment

This unit identifies and achieves equity, diversity and inclusion goals through the collection, analysis and reporting of Ryerson diversity data, the development of project proposals and the research and implementation of best practices.