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The University of Minnesota offers a variety of ways for students to get involved. Whether it is through student organization, living and learning communities, study abroad, academic departments, or mentor programs, students are encouraged to get involved in programs that meet their individual needs.
The University of Minnesota houses a wide variety of student organizations that center around issues of diversity and multiculturalism. Click the following link to find a list of cultural and diversity focused student groups.
The University also houses a variety of student unions and cultural centers, including:
For a full listing of registered student organizations visit the U of M student groups web site.
Teaching SMART (Science, Math And Research Technology) aims to increase awareness of, and access to, education in communities around the University of Minnesota.
Click the following link to find a complete list of living and learning communities.
Peer Mentoring Support for First-Year Students of Color
All incoming freshman students of color are offered peer mentor support. Contact Karl Lorenz with questions about this program.
GLBTA Mentor Program
The GLBTA Mentor Program is designed to connect U of M undergraduate and graduate students with faculty, staff, alumni, and community members and to foster meaningful relationships that help students better understand themselves and the GLBTA community. Visit the GLBTA Programs Office Website for further information.
The President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program links high-ability students of color with distinguished faculty members who serve as mentors for the students' personal and professional growth