Other Resources and Organizations

This non-exhaustive list is meant to give an overview of campus organizations as well as local and nationwide groups aimed at supporting individuals from underrepresented groups at the university, in academia and in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

Individuals with Disabilities, Chronic Health Problems or Mental Health Problems

Campus & Local

Disability Resource Center

Strategic Alternatives Learning Techniques (SALT) Center

Campus Health

Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS)

Employee Assistance Counseling, available 24/7 to all University of Arizona employees, their dependents and members of their households, 877-327-2362 (TTY: 800-697-0353).

Life & Work Connections, resources, tools and education for faculty and staff, 520-621-2493.

Nationwide & Worldwide

Chronically Academic

International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD)

Academic Mental Health Collective

Working Group on Accessibility and Disability (WGAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS)

Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion - Division of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Immigrants & International Students


Immigrant Student Resource Center

International Student Services


Campus & Local

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LGBTQ+ Resource Center

ASUA Pride Alliance



AAS Committee for Sexual-Orientation and Gender Minorities in Astronomy (SGMA)

People of Color

Campus & Local

Women of Color Writing Group

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - UA Chapter

Society for the Advancement of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American Students (SACNAS) - UA Chapter

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) - UA Chapter

Many more student organizations (though in most cases not focused on science & engineering) can be found in the UA Club Directory.


National Association of Black Geoscientists (NABG)

National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP)

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

National Society Of Hispanic Physicists (NSHP)

Society for the Advancement of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American Scientists (SACNAS)

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

Astronomy In Color Blog

AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy (CSMA)


Campus & Local

Gender Minorities group (GEMS), Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory

Women in Physics

Women in Optics

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

Women & Gender Resource Center (WGRC)

Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW)

Women Techmakers Tucson


Women in Planetary Science Blog

Women in Astronomy Blog

Association for Women Geoscientists

American Association of University Women

Association for Women in Science


UA Campus Pantry, whose goal is to "reduce food insecurity in our Wildcat Community. At our distribution events, students and staff can grab important food staples at no cost. All you need is your CatCard."