Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Minnesota State University Moorhead strives to create a campus community that is diverse, inclusive, globally aware, and just.
Our campus community reflects the diversity of society and ensures MSUM is accessible and welcoming to students and employees who have historically been under-served by higher education. Our campus culture values and celebrates diversity of ideas, perspectives, and people creating a campus community that is just and equitable.
The Access, Opportunity and Success Scholars Program offers an award to student recipients each semester.
The AIC is a place to socialize, study and access resources that celebrate American Indian contributions.
The Center for Global Engagement advances global citizenship and intercultural competence for MSUM to engage local and regional communities in our global efforts.
Returning international and study abroad students become Diplomats for the new international students.
The English language program verifies that a non-native speaker has the English abilities to engage in academic, professional and business exchanges.
MSUM provide on campus gender inclusive housing allowing for individuals to live together regardless of biological sex.
Inclusive restrooms is one that anyone of any gender can use. MSUM campus map showing locations for all gender/gender neutral restrooms.
The Intercultural Center offers educational and cultural programming providing opportunities to engage on international and domestic diversity.
International Student & Scholar Services is committed to promoting, supporting and celebrating an international environment at MSUM.
It's On Us is a national campaign that MSUM has adopted focusing on increasing education, awareness and prevention of sexual violence.
MSUM’s campus provides three private lactation and meditation rooms that offer quiet spaces to nurse, pump or pray throughout the weekday.
The MSUM Campus CARE Team serves as a resource to contact if they have concerns about a student.
MSUM Counseling Services offers free and confidential mental health, alcohol and drug, sexual assault and violence counseling.
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion offers a variety of programming and specialized resources, our centers help build a campus community that is diverse, inclusive, globally aware and just.
MSUM is dedicated to creating an opportunity for everyone to select the first, middle, and last name that best matches their self-identification.
The Pulse Mentorship Program is a network of LGBTQ+ college students and LGBTQ+ or ally mentors from the Fargo-Moorhead community.
The RDC offers a supportive environment for LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty to feel a sense of belonging and learn how to be an advocate and ally.
The RATC offers consultation services and direct assessments to impaired individuals who are users of AAC and other assistive technology.
Safe Zone training provides a foundation of knowledge and skills for participants to become qualified Safe Zone Contacts.
MSUM offers a variety of diverse and inclusive scholarships for current and incoming students.
MSUM is committed to providing a safe space for students to live and learn, and for employees to work.
The SMART Start Program is designed to empower new students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.
The MSUM Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic offers a complete range of speech, language and hearing services to people of all ages.
With 110+ organizations to choose from, you can connect with students in your major, hobbies, or who have a love of coffee as much as you do.
Minnesota State University Moorhead prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex and/or gender in education programs and activities.
The MSUM Veterans Resource Center provides counseling on maximizing your educational benefits and recruites veterans and veterans’ dependents.
The Women’s Center provides an inspiring and dynamic space for students, faculty and staff to find community and learn about gender and critical social justice.
Jered Pigeon was featured on Professional Lunch with Ricot AladinWatch on YouTube Jered Pigeon, Campus Diversity Officer and Director of Diversity & Inclusion, was the featured guest on the May 10 episode of Professional Lunch with Ricot Aladin. Aladin is the founder/president of Professional Lunch, a podcast featuring professionals sharing experiences about their careers. In promoting his interview with Jered, Aladin said: “I had the opportunity to have Jered on […]
MSUM discussion panel tackles issues among Indigenous communitiesThe Forum’s Chris Hagen wrote an impactful story about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons panel discussion MSUM hosted on May 5. By C.S. HagenMay 05, 2023 at 8:10 PM MOORHEAD — A lot of work has been going on behind the scenes since the passing of Savanna’s Act, said a group of speakers on Friday, May 5, a day […]
MSUM holds sash ceremony for graduating international and multicultural students May 11Thursday, May 11 | 4 p.m. | Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom Minnesota State University Moorhead will host a sash ceremony for international and multicultural students on Thursday, May 11 at 4 p.m. in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. Graduating international students will receive a sash to represent their country of citizenship, graduating multicultural students will receive an affinity sash, and exchange […]
Faculty: Please take the Guided Learning Pathways (GLP) Survey on curricular/program design and deliverySURVEY LINK With the academic year winding down, the Guided Learning Pathways (GLP) Workgroup has re-launched the GLP survey. The survey asks all faculty about the curricular/program design and delivery components they use in supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. The information we gather will help the workgroup understand what areas need support so that we may provide a better experience […]
Laura Youngbird talks with VNL about the May 5th Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons eventFriday, May 5 | Art Unveiling @ 4 p.m. – Art Gallery | Panel Discussion @ 4:30 p.m. – Gaede Stage Laura Youngbird, a co-coordinator of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons panel discussion on Friday, May 5, and an adjunct faculty member in the School of Media Arts and Design, was the featured guest on Valley News Now with […]
MSUM acknowledges that it occupies the ancestral land of the Anishinaabe Ojibwe, Dakota Sisseton/ Wahpeton and Yanktonai Dakota First Nations. With respect, we honor the elders, past and present, who have stewarded this land through generations. We acknowledge that we are on these traditional lands as a demonstration of our respect and understanding of where we are. We will strive to build towards a better relationship between our university and the indigenous people still present with us today.