The Joint Committee on Equity recommends University policy regarding under-represented groups, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of minority sexual orientation or minority gender identity. To this end it reviews the recruitment and status of the under-represented groups at the University and recommend ameliorations to Senate and the Board of Governors.

View the Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity Terms of Reference for more information.

Visit the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office to see the training programs and community engagement activities available for Faculty, Staff and students. The SEDE Office strives to foster a better understanding among different cultures and communities through providing information, education and training to all areas of McGill University in order to cultivate a respectful, diverse and supportive campus.