Student Resources

Students are the main characters in the story of Suffolk University. Bringing with them a vibrant spectrum of origins and identities, it’s vital that they are welcomed, seen, and heard throughout our community.

A group of Suffolk students around a table studying together.

Suffolk encourages all students to actively contribute to University life—in the classroom, student government, and student clubs and extracurricular activities—and to our collective efforts toward a more inclusive world. They can rely on and participate in a rich array of diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives on campus.

Resources & Opportunities

Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion

Two Suffolk students share a laugh at a coffee shop in Downtown Crossing.

Through individual support, mentoring, referrals, and education, the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion (CSDI) works to foster a welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment for all students—giving special attention to historically marginalized students and their allies. The CSDI also facilitates discussions and programs with students that promote equity, inclusion, access, and social justice.

Counseling, Health & Wellness: Racial Trauma, Culture & Identity

Counseling, Health & Wellness office on campus in 73 Tremont.

Suffolk’s Counseling, Health & Wellness professionals support diverse students working on personal and societal levels to address the traumatic impacts of racism, oppression, and injustice. They’re here to listen, discuss self-care options for coping with racial trauma, and help guide students toward healing spaces.

Suffolk Law Diversity & Inclusion

Suffolk University Law students gather for a portrait in the Moot Court room in Sargent Hall.

Increasing access to legal education is a foundational mission of Suffolk University Law School—one that continues to this day. It’s embodied in guaranteed scholarships for graduates of historically Black colleges and universities; student-led affinity groups; curricular focus on social justice, civil rights, and human rights; and more. Suffolk Law works to promote inclusion in everything it does.

A Resource for All

A group of Suffolk students pose for a photo at Underground At Inkblock.

The Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion is a great resource for faculty and staff members seeking to better understand how Suffolk students experience diversity. The CSDI also works closely with campus partners, including the University’s: