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Diversity and Inclusion

Prospective students: Think about attending our
Diversity in Psychology Program! See more information
on our Diversity in Psychology Program page.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota strongly values cultural and individual diversity, and the importance of equitable access to educational opportunities. The Department of Psychology is home to internationally known scholars with research expertise in ethnic minority mental health, intergroup relations, educational disparities, cross-cultural psychology, women's health, physical disabilities, adoption, and more. We affirm the mission, policies, and practices articulated by the University of Minnesota Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and the Office of the Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity.

The University of Minnesota strives to advance research within topics focused on underrepresented minority groups in the behavioral sciences while providing a nurturing environment for students to explore and thrive in their areas of interest. The University of Minnesota values its diverse population and boasts an inclusive environment that fosters academic and personal growth. A fundamental goal of the University is to create a climate of equity and diversity to the benefit of all faculty, students, and staff.

Community of Scholars Program Lounge and Event Space Announced 

The Community of Scholars Program (COSP) has announced its COSP Lounge and Event Space is now open! The COSP Lounge will be a place for COSP students to relax, spend time with other COSP Scholars, get some work done, or visit with COSP staff. There will be an official open house this Fall, but it is open for use now. The location is room 375 in the 10 Church St building (the old Bell Museum on East Bank, next door to both Nolte and Folwell Hall). Here a video of the space.

Learn more about the Community of Scholars Program