The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its classrooms, academic networks and workplaces.

MSU's Non-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment and Non-Retaliation Policy

MSU prohibits discrimination and harassment in its programs and activities based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, gender, gender identity, genetic information, disability, height, marital status, political persuasion, sexual orientation, veteran status and/or weight. MSU also prohibits retaliation against those who report discrimination or harassment, or who participate in the university’s investigation and handling of such reports.

Land Acknowledgement

It is also important to take into consideration the land on which Michigan State University resides. See the Guide to Land Acknowledgements.

Some external resources include:

Personal Finances

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion would like to share resources that can be beneficial for the CANR Community on guides on how to better manage your personal finances.

Resources received from MonkeyGeek:

Webinars & Events

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion coordinates and facilitates various discussions, webinars and events. These are posted in our Events web page.

Also check out:

Below is the CANR webinar on "Practicing Inclusion During Times of Ambiguity and Turbulence" from April 7, 2020. (Can also see the full ODEI webinar playlist of videos.)

Individual Resources

One-on-One Career Counseling

Students and faculty can make an appointment with our office for general academic or career counseling.

Support & Mentoring

Students, staff, faculty, and administrators should feel free to come to the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion to express issues and concerns. You will receive a supportive, listening, confidential environment, as well as assistance, advocacy, referrals and other support to address and assist in helping resolve your concerns.

Lending Library & Resources

ODEI maintains a lending library of books and DVDs related to our mission that are available for checkout. Materials focus on issues of race and ethnicity in higher education, sexuality and gender, diversity trainings, civil rights history and other topics of general and academic interest. Our library is located in our office at 102 Agriculture Hall.

Email to request materials or for recommendations.

A searchable list of our current assets are available at the CANR Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Library Thing page. MSU Libraries are also an option for physical or virtual copies for checkout.

In addition, ODEI occasionally purchases access to webinars and other online resources for the use of the CANR community. Email contact to receive email notice when a new webinar is made available.