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The following resources are located at Penn State - University Park. Penn State University students at all campuses are welcome to use any of these resources, in addition to the resources located at their home campus.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity

The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity is charged with fostering diversity at Penn State and creating a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the University’s faculty, staff, leadership, and student body.

Penn State for Adult Students

Helps adult learners who are thinking about beginning or returning to college or transferring from another institution or Penn State location.

American Indian Leadership Program

Provides support for American Indian students seeking graduate degrees from the College of Education.

Affirmative Action Office/Diversity Education Services

Responsible to support and monitor Penn State's Affirmative Action plan and provide diversity training for Penn State work units.

Center for Ethics and Religious Affairs

Provide and facilitate opportunities for the voluntary practice of religion so as to make evident the contribution of religion to the life of the mind.

Center for Women Students

Provides advocacy, information, educational programming, services, and referrals for women students.

College Multicultural Programs

College-based programs that provide support for students and staff of color within their respective colleges. All University Park based colleges have a college multicultural office. The links below lead to a list of college multicultural programs offices and those colleges that have Web pages for these offices.

Commission for Adult Learners

Recommends changes in policies and procedures and fosters coordination and information sharing about programs and services that recruit and retain adult learners.

FastStart (Faculty Alumni Student Triad)

A mentoring program designed to help first-year students from African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian and Asian/Pacific Americans backgrounds, as well as those students who simply want to get their college careers off to a fast start.

Office of Global Programs

The University Office of Global Programs oversees education abroad programs; hosts international students, scholars, and international visitors; and provides support for the University's international partnerships and collaborations around the world.

Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs

Coordinates the recruitment, retention, and professional development of underrepresented graduate students.

Office of Human Resources

The Pennsylvania State University Office of Human Resources provides information on job opportunities and employment resources, retiree benefits, health and wellness opportunities, and other services.

McNair Scholars Program

Works with undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds in order to prepare them to pursue doctoral studies in the disciplines of their choosing.

Minority Undergraduate Research Experience

The Minority Undergraduate Laboratory Research Experience gives freshmen, sophomores, and junior students from underrepresented populations a chance to do research for pay while investigating various fields of study.

Multicultural Enhanced Learning Diversity

The Multicultural Enhanced Learning for Diversity (MELD) resource database allows Penn State faculty to contribute and retrieve resources providing a rich mix of cultural, international, gender, and lifestyle perspectives that can be integrated into any course.

Multicultural Resource Center

The Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) provides individual counseling and educational services for undergraduate multicultural students at University Park and assists students in meeting the challenges associated with education and attaining a degree at a major research institution.

Penn State Policy AD42 Statement on Nondiscrimination and Harassment

Penn State Policy AD29 Statement on Intolerance

Paul Robeson Cultural Center

A forum for the cultural, educational, and social involvement of all students at Penn State, emphasizing the many forms of African American culture and how they intersect, overlap, and complement other cultures.

Student Minority Advisory and Recruitment Team

Student organization designed to share success stories at Penn State and assist the university with the recruitment of ethnic minorities.

Summer Research Opportunities Program

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is an eight-week research program designed to interest talented undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in academic careers and to enhance their preparation for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors.

Women in the Sciences and Engineering at Penn State

Information and resources for women in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at Penn State.