Belonging and Equitable Access Committee

USF mascot Rocky D. Bull sitting in a chair in the library with glasses on, looking at the camera


  • Identifying, partnering, and engaging the USF Libraries, university, and community in diversity and anti-racist initiatives that broaden access, equity and inclusion.
  • Communicating USF Libraries diversity, anti-racism and equity related efforts, activities, and initiatives.
  • Providing diversity, anti-racism and equity related professional development opportunities for all members of staff at USF Libraries.
  • Assessing library efforts and offering recommendations to University Libraries administration for library wide belonging and equitable access initiatives.

2024-2025 Goals:

  • Coordinate one public event a semester and collaborate with partners on events when possible
  • Provide one professional development opportunity relating to BEA for library staff per semester
  • Support and promote BEA work being done by USF Libraries


Strategic Plans and Directions:

Follow the links here to see the strategic plan of the University of South Florida and the strategic directions of USF’s libraries. The DEI initiatives of USF Libraries seek to support our overall goals of student success.