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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Interested in learning about the Dragon Mentor and SMART Start Mentor positions available for fall 2017? Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 5-6 p.m. in the Intercultural Center (CMU 121) to learn about the SMART Start Program and mentor position, ask questions, and enjoy snacks. From 6-7 p.m., stop by the Dahl Lounge to learn about the […]
Tuesday, Jan. 17 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Emergency Food Pantry In the spirit of community and service to others, the Black Student Union and Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be volunteering at the Emergency Food Pantry in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Tuesday, January 17 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. If […]
12:00 PM to 9:45 PM - Nemzek NZ 0150B Football Team Room
3:45 PM to 10:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0204 Classroom
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0208 Dance Studio
6:30 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0113 North Gym
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0105 - Field House