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Resources and Opportunities for Students

Resources and opportunities for students


The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences supports student travel to conferences on issues of cultural diversity, such as supporting our clinical students to attend NBASLH annual convention. 

Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences faculty support our students in applying for DEI-related awards and initiatives.  To learn more about the students that attend our degree programs and work in our research labs, click here.


Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences clinical support group for those with disabilities.  This is a forum for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities—or other challenges that require some accommodations—and those looking for ways to support those with challenges.


Vanderbilt University Student Affairs—Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Please visit the link below to learn about the support and resources available with the office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging within Student Affairs.  Notably, there are a number of groups designed to connect students from diverse identities and cultural backgrounds at Vanderbilt.


Vanderbilt University Multicultural Leadership Council (MLC)

Please visit the link below to learn about the MLC, which advocates for and educates the student body on issues related to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness.


Student Care Network Cultural and Identity Resources provides resources for students to seek support, community, and fellowship.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center programs for LGBTQ health, resources, and support


Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt School of Medicine Office of Diversity Affairs