The Center nurtures a sense of belonging for students from diverse backgrounds and encourages them to participate actively in their curricular and co-curricular learning, including campus and community organizations, leadership opportunities, and intercultural experiences. In collaboration with other University departments, the Center coordinates programs and services that foster an inclusive campus environment, promote a welcoming and just University community, and encourage and value the contributions and perspectives of all students.
Match. Empower. Learn. Teach. Peer Mentoring Program
MELT creates a caring partnership between mentors (current students) and mentees (students who are first in their families to go to college, students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and other historically underrepresented students).
Cultural Student Organizations
CSDI advises most cultural student organizations on campus.
Events and Programs
CSDI provides a variety of programs to support the University’s goal of fostering an inclusive community.
This is a student service that provides easy access to free, informal, confidential consultations with therapists from the University Counseling Center at CSDI. Just walk-in during the listed time because no appointments are necessary!
This student service provides an opportunity to discuss any career-related decisions with a Career Services advisor.
Room 48 in the DJ Lombardo Student Center is a multi-purpose space used by cultural student organizations and others for meetings, studying, and socializing. This space is managed by CSDI and can be reserved.