• Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

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  • The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) educates and supports students from all cultures. ODI believes in holistic education by empowering the MSUM community to challenge the status quo, dialogue in courageous conversations, and inspire the best from themselves and others with "grit, humility, and heart."

    ODI offers numerous scholarship opportunities to help students fund their education. Check out our Scholarships page to learn more and fill out the 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Application or the 2017 AOS Scholars Program Application.

    NEW for Fall 2017 - the Rainbow Dragon Learning Community! Visit mnstate.edu/learning-communities for more information. Learning community applications are available in our office, CMU 120.

    Interested in learning about MSUM's preferred name procedure? Find out more about Preferred Name.

    Members of campus hosting an event which supports the Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s mission can apply for the Diversity Events Fund.

    Visit and like our Facebook page! You can also visit and follow us on Twitter.


  • Slam poetry event scheduled for March 28 cancelled

    The slam poetry event scheduled for March 28 has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to offer the event at a later time. Questions? Contact Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@mnstate.edu or Kari Barnick at barnickka@mnstate.edu.

    Listening Session: Experiences and Support for Black Students

    Tuesday, March 21 | 4:30 p.m. | Intercultural Center – CMU 121 Join us to share your experiences at MSUM and any recommendations you have for creating a more welcoming, inclusive campus community for black students. Facilitated by Dr. Donna Brown, MSUM Chief Diversity Officer. Free snacks provided. Questions? Contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at […]

    Safe Zone Program training opportunities

    Monday, Feb. 6 | 3-4:45 p.m. | CMU 203 Due to strong interest, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be offering an additional level one Safe Zone training opportunity on Monday, Feb. 6 from 3-4:45 p.m. in CMU 203.  The Safe Zone Program is a collaborative initiative with Minnesota State Community and Technical College that […]

    Lunar New Year celebration

    Tuesday, Jan. 24 | 6-8 p.m. | Intercultural Center  What? Lunar New Year Celebration When? Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 6-8 p.m. Where? Intercultural Center (CMU 121) Why? Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year and learn about how different cultures recognize the holiday. Free food, crafts, music, info, and more! Who? Sponsored by the Office […]

    Solidarity and community LGBT+ social

    Friday, Jan. 20 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Bridges 150 SPECTRUM recognizes the upcoming inauguration could leave LGBT+ students feeling vulnerable. We welcome everyone to join us on Friday, Jan. 20 for reflections, thoughts, concerns, solidarity, community, and of course food. Pop in between classes or stay the whole time from 11-1 in the Rainbow Dragon Center […]

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  • Biosciences Student Seminar Series 3/29/2017 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM

    5:45 PM to 7:15 PM - Library LI 0100 Library Porch

    Club Sport Practices 3/29/2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0208 Dance Studio

    Intramurals & Club Sports 3/29/2017 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM

    6:30 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0113 North Gym

    Intramurals & Club Sports 3/29/2017 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0105 - Field House

    Club Sport Practices 3/30/2017 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0208 Dance Studio

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