Office of Diversity and Inclusion


The Northwestern community acknowledges the dignity of all human beings and resolves to treat all people with respect and equality. We recognize and value the diversity of identities among us. We welcome everyone to our University!

  • Hours

    8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Contact Us
    Dr. Alejandra Estrin Dashe
    952-888-4777 ext. 235
  • Location

    Room 215H, Top Level

  • Campus map

About ODI

We strive to ensure an inclusive, diverse, safe campus and community.

Our Purpose and Responsibility

Meet Our Members

Diversity Newsletter

Our Northwestern Community

Our goals of respect, wellness, dignity and happiness for everyone make us unique.


Campus Services

‌Profiles in Diversity

Our students' experiences and commitment will shape the future of health care.

Featured profiles:

Diginity & Respect Champions

Our Dignity & Respect Champions are committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and justice.

Diversity Scholarships

Our scholarships encourage students to provide leadership in diversity.

Diversity Scholarship for Incoming Students

Diversity Leadership Scholarship (for current students)

External Scholarships - includes diversity scholarships

Get Involved

Join up, meet up, speak up!


Stay Informed

Find out about special events on campus, topics in diversity, national observances, holidays and more!

Check out our Diversity Newsletter

Take a look at the Cultural Calendar

Be in the Know

Learn Diversity Terms

Read about Diversity in Education and Health Care

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