| Resources

For Students

With a community of nearly 45,000 individuals, students play a vital role in helping shape the university’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. This page will help connect current and prospective students with campus resources such as the Office of Financial Aid, the Spectrum Center and the Program on Intergroup Relations.

If there’s a resource you’re aware of that is not listed or you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact diversitymatters@umich.edu.

  • Comprehensive Studies Program

    A comprehensive program of academic support for students with outstanding potential for success. The program offers a variety of academic support services, including the Summer Bridge Program, academic year course instruction, advising, tutoring, and freshmen interest groups.

  • Council for Disability Concerns

    Meets monthly to address disability issues affecting the University of Michigan and also members of the community. Members represent a broad cross-section of the university and surrounding area.

  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

    Committed to creating an environment based on our values of multicultural, multi-disciplinary and multi-theoretical practices that offers the diverse student body to access care, receive high quality services and take positive pathways to mental health.

  • Dance for Mother Earth Powwow

    This event provides an opportunity for the U-M community to experience and honor Native American heritage and history.

  • DEI Student Advisory Boards

    Provides consistent student engagement and service to the implementation leads of each DEI action team. One board represents the interests of undergraduate students and the other the interests of graduate and professional students.

  • Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

    Provides students an opportunity to examine the histories, social organizations, cultures, and arts of people of African descent, particularly those of Africa, the United States, and the Caribbean.

  • Detroit Center

    Located in Midtown Detroit, the Detroit Center serves as a gateway for University and urban communities to utilize each other’s learning, research and cultural activities.

  • Detroit Connector

    Provides transportation between Ann Arbor and Detroit in support of curricular, co-curricular, research, service-learning and community service opportunities. The Connector also facilitates cultural enrichment and exchanges allowing us to better utilize the region’s rich arts and scholarly resources.

  • Edward Ginsberg Center

    Cultivates and stewards mutually beneficial partnerships between communities and the University of Michigan in order to advance social change for the public good.

  • Expect Respect

    An educational initiative aimed at supporting a campus climate in which all persons are treated with civility. Community members from across campus have worked together to strengthen the framework of support services for those who have experienced hate crimes or bias incidents.