LSU Vet Med Resources

LSU Resources

The Division of Engagement, Civil Rights & Title IX is committed to fostering inclusive educational opportunities and an equitable workforce environment at LSU. ODEI provides leadership to ensure that diversity is a vital component in all decision-making processes on all administrative, academic, budgetary, and strategic planning fronts. 

Division of Engagement, Civil Rights & Title IX 

The Intercultural Center works closely with students, faculty, staff, and community members to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment at LSU. 

LSU Intercultural center

The Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center (AACC) implements educational, cultural and social activities that acknowledge and address the needs of African American students at LSU.  The Center also provides a venue for all students to learn about African American culture, heritage and traditions.

Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center

The LSU ’Women’s Center, a unit under the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, promotes the advancement of ’women’s issues and gender equality through its services, advocacy efforts, and educational programs. The Center also provides support, referral, and information to students, faculty, and staff on issues and concerns related to women.

LSU Women's Center

The LGBTQ+ Project actively works to make Louisiana State University a safer space for all students, faculty, and staff regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

LGBTQ+ Project and Safe Space Campaign

The LSU Office of Civil Rights & Title IX oversees the university’s compliance with:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Civil Rights
  • The Jeanne Clery Act
  • Title IX enforcement and procedures


Other Resources

The mission and purpose of PrideVMC is to create a better world for the LGBTQ+ veterinary community. The vision of Pride VMC is an empowered LGBTQ+ veterinary community that embraces wellbeing by being their authentic selves.

Pride VMC

Baton Rouge Pride is dedicated to providing resources, education, cultural events, and other community-building activities for the South Louisiana LGBTQ+ community and its friends, families and allies.

Baton Rouge Pride

The AAVMC affirms the value of diversity within the veterinary medical profession. The membership is committed to incorporating that belief in its actions by advocating the recruitment and retention of underrepresented persons as students and faculty and ultimately fostering their success in veterinary medicine.

AAVMC Diversity Matters

LaFASA is the coalition agency that serves statewide sexual assault crisis centers through education, professional training, technical assistance, and community engagement resulting in safer, healthier, stronger, and better-informed communities throughout Louisiana. LaFASA also provides advocacy and legal services directly to survivors and cultivates prevention in our communities.


STAR® provides supportive services to survivors to reduce their experience of trauma. Our advocacy, counseling and legal services are available to youth and adult survivors of sexual violence at no cost, and are intended to assist you at any stage of your healing.


CAHS was established by the Louisiana Legislature in July 1997 to be responsive to the local needs of the citizens in its seven parishes. The statutes provide that CAHS shall direct the operation and management of public, community-based programs and services relative to mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive disorders services for the parishes of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.

Capital Area Human Services

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is a Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led organization inspired to rethink and rebuild Animal Welfare (Animal Protection). Our goal is to do this in a way that honors and reflects the well-being of all people; making Human and Animal Well-being our primary focus.


AVMA is committed to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout the veterinary profession. Making that happen requires a community effort. The Journey for Teams program, created by the AVMA in conjunction with the Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE), gives every member of the veterinary community a pathway to foster DEI in our workplaces. It’s a comprehensive and collaborative program that engages and empowers individual members of every veterinary team to build support and understanding of DEI from the ground up.

Journey for teams