University Resources

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center ensures that students, faculty members and staff have access to all the University has to offer and equal opportunities to participate in the many interesting activities on campus.

Diversity Abroad

The The Learning Abroad Center recognizes and supports a diverse student population on its study and volunteer abroad programs and offers specific resources for multicultural students, LGBT students, and students with disabilities.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs Office

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally (GLBTA) Programs Office is dedicated to improving the campus climate for all University of Minnesota students, staff, faculty members, alumni and visitors by developing and supporting more inclusive understandings of gender and sexuality.

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence

The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence's mission is to develop and foster inclusive, coherent learning for multicultural undergraduates at the University of Minnesota through educational support programs, community engagement, cultural activities and campus-wide collaborations.

Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program

Established in 1986, the Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program (MSROP) at the University of Minnesota provides undergraduates with an opportunity to develop research and inquiry skills with a faculty mentor on an individual basis or as part of a research team, which may include graduate students, research scientists, technicians and other MSROP students.

Office for Diversity in Graduate Education (ODGE)

The Office for Diversity in Graduate Education coordinates and leads the University's initiatives in the recruitment, funding, retention and graduation of a diverse graduate and professional student body.

Community of Scholars Program

The Community of Scholars Program (COSP) works towards creating an institutional environment that supports the academic and professional success of graduate students who have historically been under-represented in academia.

Office for Equity and Diversity

The Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) is responsible for the University of Minnesota's systemwide equity and diversity initiatives and programs and for infusing the core values of equity and diversity into all aspects of teaching, learning, research, service and outreach at the University.

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is committed to eliminating individual and systemic barriers that inhibit individuals and groups from attaining equal to University of Minnesota employment, education, programs and services.

SMART Learning Commons

SMART Learning Commons offers free academic support in a variety of subjects in three locations, including the Magrath Library on the St. Paul Campus. Peer Learning Consultants, Peer-assisted Learning programs and group study spaces are just a few of the many resources available to students.

Religious Holidays Calendar

This site lists of major Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Christian U.S. public holidays, as well as a variety of other dates.

The Transgender Commission

The Transgender Commission is a coalition of people from across the University and greater community working to create change and equality for people of all gender identities and expressions.

Women's Center

A unit of the Office for Equity and Diversity, the Women's Center primarily supports female University students, staff and faculty members, but also welcomes alumni and community members. The Women's Center connects individuals and organizations with resources, offers leadership development and educational programs and advocates for systemic policy, structure and climate change.