Diversity at Towson University is broadly defined to include: race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, gender, ability, sexuality and sexual orientation. Programs are offered to foster a receptive environment; facilitate recruitment, retention and graduation of students; and promote multiracial learning for all students, faculty and staff.
The Center for Student Diversity oversees African American Student Development, Women's Resources, Student Support Programs (including SAGE, Students Achieve Goals through Education and CEEP), Asian Pacific Islander/Latino Student Development, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Student Development. The office partners with and supports the Jewish Cultural Center, Hillel and Campus Ministries. The office also supports cultural organizations, conducts diversity awareness programs, assesses the needs and climate of diverse groups and advocates on behalf of underrepresented groups.
Towson University is committed to promoting a welcoming, inclusive and peaceful campus community. The university takes all bias incident/hate crime reports seriously, and will conduct a thorough investigation of these reports when adequate information has been provided to support the investigation.