Organizations & Communities
Welcome to campus! ¡Estás en tu casa! In addition to the Department of Chicano & Latino Studies, the following offices, organizations, and student groups support the educational experience and academic success of Raza students on campus:
- CASA SOL Living Learning Community
CASA SOL is a community where Chicano and Latino first-year students, both freshman and transfer, work with Chicano and Latino faculty and staff towards a great first year. CASA SOL encourages students to connect with the Chicano and Latino community on campus, find academic support, explore leadership opportunities, and have fun!
- La Raza Student Cultural Center
La Raza Student Cultural Center is a student group that provides programming, events, and learning opportunities to campus in order to achieve a greater historical, political, and cultural awareness concerning Chicano, Xicano, and Latino communities.
- Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence
The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) is a campus-wide resource that promotes an inclusive atmosphere to foster and enrich multicultural understanding among all members of the University of Minnesota community.
- Office for Diversity in Graduate Education
The Office for Diversity in Graduate Education (ODGE) coordinates and leads the University’s initiatives in the recruitment, funding, retention, and graduation of a diverse graduate and professional student body.