• Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

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  • Welcome to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion


    Minnesota State University Moorhead Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers several opportunities for students to fund their education. Check out our Scholarships page to learn more, and to fill out the General Scholarship Application!

    Only one General Scholarship Application needs to be submitted per student. If a student wishes to apply for more than one scholarship offered through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, they must indicate their various qualifications on the form.

    Curious about the new Preferred Naming process? 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 for news updates and discussions.

    You can also visit and Follow us on Twitter


    Mission Statement

    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."

  • Diversity Dialogue: Dr. Donna Brown

    Wednesday, Aug. 31 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Intercultural Center (CMU 121)  Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the new Intercultural Center (CMU 121) for our first diversity dialogue with Dr. Donna Brown, Chief Diversity Officer at MSUM. ALL are welcome to attend. Come learn about the new center, share feedback for future […]

    MSUM Working Through National Tragedies

    President Anne Blackhurst recently sent an email to the campus community, reminding students, faculty and staff that MSUM stands in solidarity with those most affected by the fatal shootings in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas. She stressed the importance of supporting one another during these tragedies, and offered resources for students, faculty and staff.  […]

    Article Discusses Importance of Diversity on University Campuses

    A recent article in The Forum titled, “Area colleges, universities say range of ethnicities on campus improves learning,” discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion on university campuses. The article quotes Donna Brown, MSUM’s Chief Diversity Officer. She cites MSUM’s newly written diversity plan, and says departments are seeking to bring different perspectives into classrooms to better […]

    Donate Graduation Gowns, Books to Office of Diversity & Inclusion

    Congratulations, 2016 graduates! Are you unsure what to do with your gown after graduation? Do you have books that you can’t sell back?  Consider donating your gown and/or books to the MSUM Office of Diversity & Inclusion for future students to borrow! Drop off gowns or books in Comstock Memorial Union 114, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. […]

    Fuzz Therapy Offered on Study Day

    Wednesday, May 4 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | CMU 111 Fuzz Therapy will be offered in the American Indian Research and Resource Center (CMU 111) and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (CMU 114) on Study Day, May 4 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Please see posters around campus for pictures of our canine guests. […]

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  • Football vs. WSC 9/1/2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Nemzek NZ A400N Varsity Football Field North (Tailgate)

    Game Day Use 9/3/2016 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0150B Football Team Room

    Game Day Use 9/3/2016 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0114 - Men's Swimming Locker Room

    Game Day Use 9/3/2016 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0109 - Concessions

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