Unity House serves to offer a supportive, educational, social and cultural environment in order to enhance awareness and acceptance about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally concerns throughout the Kenyon community. The house strives to erase the stigma associated with the non-heterosexual community and promote greater equality on and off campus.
The Crozier Center for Women values diversity. It strives to educate the campus about women and gender differences through meaningful interactions with students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Crozier distributes literature that reinforces its mission to offer a safe space for all genders.
Crozier's programming includes Take Back the Night, Queer Women’s Collective, and Dessert and Discussions. Many of the members serve as Discrimination Advisors, Sexual Misconduct Advisors, and on the Beer and Sex Peer Education Program.
The Center for Global Engagement promotes international diversity at by offering a multitude of study abroad programs, providing orientation programming for international students, and organizing host families throughout the year.
The center believes that the study abroad experience is the springboard to the world. It encourages and celebrates the diverse experiences that come when an individual becomes immersed in an environment different than their own.
We believe in embracing religious traditions and spiritual concerns in all their diversity. Guided by the ideal of mutual respect and tolerance, we seek to create opportunities for spiritual exploration, and to support religious organizations that bring people together.
Our outreach includes worship services and celebrations, speakers and films, panel discussions and festive dinners, quiet meditation and exuberant praise: all play a part in spiritual and religious life at Kenyon. The vitality of the College's spiritual and religious life springs from you and others in the campus community: students, faculty, administrators—your commitments, your questions, your interests.
Visit the Board of Spiritual and Religious Life.
The Center for the Study of American Democracy promotes political diversity and seeks to stimulate nonpartisan civic and political discourse. We organize conferences, lectures, and seminars. The center also provides teaching and research opportunities for faculty and students, and promotes student internships in Washington.
The Hillel House enthusiastically invites anyone who wishes to learn more, study, and or commune in the Jewish faiths and traditions. At Kenyon, we encourage dialogue about our faith and demonstrate our diversity through social, cultural, educational, political and religious life.
The Rural Life Center at Kenyon promotes education, scholarship, and public projects about Knox County, Ohio. In active partnership with the surrounding community, we seek to ensure the vitality of rural life in a changing society. Because most students and faculty come from a metropolitan background, meaningful engagement with the local rural community provides an important diversity experience. many of the Rural Life Center's initiatives directly address the significant diversity that exists within this rural community.
The mission of the Snowden Multicultural Center is to educate the Kenyon community about diverse cultures through student-focused programs and to increase understanding and respect for people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
The Snowden Multicultural Center serves as a resource and facility for multicultural programming, including celebrations, discussions, films, performances, lectures, and special meals. The center contains a library with a diverse collection of books, videos, and other materials.
Crossroads is a group of Kenyon faculty and administrators who share an interest in the issues of African and African Diaspora Studies. Primarily, the goal of the group is to meet and share ideas and knowledge relevant to African and African Diaspora Studies as a means of enhancing the members’ expertise as teachers, researchers, and administrators.
In addition, the group seeks to advance African and African Diaspora Studies as an intellectual enterprise, to enhance the profile of African and African Diaspora Studies on the Kenyon campus, and to create a community of faculty and students who share an interest in this field. The activities of Crossroads will benefit both its members and the wider community, particularly Kenyon College.