Diversity and Inclusion Plan

The Diversity and Inclusion Plan is a strategic effort to effectively increase diversity for employees and students at all levels of the institution, close the opportunity gap for students, and meet the needs of the institution's economic region.

University D&I Statements

Minnesota State University has released community statements about societal concerns, updates, and issues that show our support and solidarity. We believe that a diverse campus is critical in order for our students, faculty and staff to be engaged and productive members of a global society.

Maverick Diversity Institute

The Maverick Diversity Institute offers challenging and unique workshops and programs that will help individuals become a diversity certified expert on inclusivity, access, and equity in your workplace and classroom environment.

D&I Living Learning Communities

Diversity and Inclusion partnered with Academic Affairs and Residential Life to offer our multicultural students living-learning communities where they can live together in the residence halls. These partnerships are made possible by the Learning Communities office.

Maverick Success Program

Maverick Success Program is designed to support conditional-admitted students at MSU by providing them with tools to be successful in the classroom and help them reach their academic, personal, and professional goals.

The Village Mentoring Program

The Village Mentoring Program equips students with essential tools necessary for success at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The program is structured to assist students of color in navigating their college experience from orientation through commencement. 

D&I Summer Camps

Diversity and Inclusion is committed to providing opportunities for growth and development that is centered around issues of diversity, equity, social justice, and inclusion. This is why we host a number of seasonal camps for area youth.

Treat Yourself: Connecting at a Distance

Get live one-on-one support coaching from a Diversity and Inclusion staff member to help you through the semester, join us for incredible virtual programs, AND get a goodie bag each month!

Maverick Athletics and D & I

Track and Field is selling equality t-shirts until Thursday, October 15th. The goal of the shirts is to help create discussions about what does equality means for our players and show unity among our maverick family.