What Is INC?
INC is the College of Continuing and Professional Studies’ new initiative to enhance graduate student experiences by increasing diversity, inclusivity, and equity in all of our graduate programs. Diversity, inclusivity, and equity are core values in graduate education, values which provide an enriching and welcoming space for all graduate students’ experiences.
Read more about CCAPS's commitment to inclusivity.
What Does Diversity Mean to You?
Upcoming Events and News
Upcoming U of M Events
- Throughout the month of February: Black History Month programming sponsored by Multicultural Student Engagement and office across the University
- February 7, 6 pm: Ways to Social Change Series | Community Conversation featuring Gender Justice: Explore strategies to advance movements through legal advocacy, discuss how to get involved with public policy, and consider how Gender Justice takes an intersectional, movement-based approach with Erin Maye Quade.
- February 17, 6 pm: Muslim Alumni Network Career Month Family and Career Panel |
Hear from our panel on how to balance and prioritize between your family and career growth
- February 24, 12 pm: Queer in the Workplace Career Panel | An opportunity for 2SLGBTQIA+ students to ask queer and trans professionals career-related questions.
- February 24, 12 pm: | Road to Black Entrepreneurship UMAA Panel | Join the Black Alumni Network (UMNBAN) when they discuss empowering Black entrepreneurship and the journey, self-care, and resources needed to be successful.
- Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing | Free webinars
- Nutritious U Food Pantry | The Nutritious U Food Pantry will be offering food to students Monday-Friday at Coffman Memorial Union for the remainder of the semester. Students in need can request a bag of groceries and choose their pick up time. Students that are in self-quarantine and unable to leave their home can request delivery. Delivery is only available for students who live in the following zip codes: 55455, 55414, or 55108.
- Read the Office for Equity and Diversity's statement on the murder of George Floyd.
U of M Resources
- Affinity and Counseling Groups
- Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education
- Bias Response Referral Network
- Boreas Leadership Institute
- Career and Internship Services
- Circle of Indigenous Nations
- Disability Resource Center
- Foot washing stations available in 200-6 Mayo Building and 208 Coffman Union on the East Bank; and room 16 in the St. Paul Student Center
- Gender Neutral Restrooms (click on the circle Inclusivity icon)
- Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life
- Graduate School Diversity Office
- Improving Campus Climate
- Lactation Resources
- Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)
- Nutritious U Pantry
- Office for Equity and Diversity
- Online Harassment (How to Respond to)
- Pet Away Worry and Stress (PAWS)
- Veterans Services
- Women’s Center
- Center for Spirituality & Healing | courses and resources
- Physical and Mental Health | virtual care resources
- CDC: Managing Stress and Anxiety | tips for individuals, parents, and healthcare
- Responding to Harassment and Bias—Ideas for International Students | ISSS
- A Message from Meredith McQuaid (video) | Dean of International Programs
- Accessibility Settings in Zoom | a resource created by OIT