University Ombuds
Intercultural Center
Multifaith Chaplaincy

University Ombuds

Members of the University Ombuds staff are available as a confidential, independent, impartial and informal source for all members of the Brandeis Community including undergraduates and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  > more


Intercultural Center

The Brandeis University Intercultural Center is dedicated to creating a haven of respect, education and celebration that fosters growth and awareness of the myriad cultures of Brandeis. > more


Multifaith Chaplaincy

The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life, which includes the Multifaith Chaplaincy, Sacred Places on campus, and rich faith communities, is here to support, uplift and nourish our community.¬†There are more than 20 student groups focusing on religion and spirituality. > more


Brandeis University


Statement of Core Values 

Established in 1948 as a model of ethnic and religious pluralism, Brandeis University:

  • Considers social justice central to its mission as a nonsectarian university founded by members of the American Jewish community;
  • Aims to engage members of our community as active citizens in a multicultural world;
  • Seeks to build an academic community whose members have diverse cultures, backgrounds and life experiences;
  • Believes that diverse backgrounds and ideas are crucial to academic excellence;
  • Recognizes the need to analyze and address the ways in which social, cultural and economic inequalities affect power and privilege in the larger society and at Brandeis itself;
  • Honors freedom of expression and civility of discourse as fundamental educational cornerstones;
  • Seeks to safeguard the safety, dignity and well-being of all its members; and
  • Endeavors to foster a just and inclusive campus culture that embraces the diversity of the larger society.

Diversity across Graduate Schools