The Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives-OADI-is focused on inclusion and achievement across the Cornell campus so students of all backgrounds excel at their academic goals. OADI programs especially support low-income students, those who are the first in their families to achieve a college degree, and under-represented students of color.

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Graduate students can get involved with OADI, too!
If you’re interested in mentoring an undergraduate OADI student who is focused on research, graduate school preparation and professional development, visit the mentoring page or contact  OADI Mentors.

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Click on one of the categories to learn more about the programs and opportunities available at the OADI office.

OADI UPDATE

OADI as "wadi"
We pronounce OADI as "wadi", which is an Arabic/Swahili word that refers to a cool protected passage route/valley through a desert, often formed by a seasonal river.

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Amiri Banks '17