June Word of the Month: “Microaggressions”

Microaggressions are everyday, subtle, often unintentional interactions or behaviors that communicate bias toward historically marginalized groups and perpetuate that group’s oppression. Illustration: Security officers are called to campus events, libraries, or residences where black students are attending because other students don’t believe they are students.

Have you experienced a microaggression during your time at UF? Please consider anonymously sharing your story with us in the form below.

In sharing your personal stories, please do not use specific names or other identifiable details. We hope this space will be used to shed light on and share the experiences of our students, faculty, and staff, but we do not intend to create a confrontational space, nor do aim for this space to replace formal reporting of misconduct.

DEI Word of the Month Anonymous Form