University Offices

The Office of Diversity and Pluralism - College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Office of Diversity and Pluralism serves to create and sustain a community that welcomes, supports, and advances people at all levels across the multiple missions of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University Extension, the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, and the broader University.  To find out more about the Office of Diversity and Pluralism in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University, click here.

The Native American Institute - College of Agricultural and Natural Resources

The Native American Institute at MSU was established to help North American Indian organizations and tribal governments plan and prepare to meet the present and future needs of their constituents.

The Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives

The Michigan State University Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives serves as an institutional focal point for promoting inclusion and diversity at Michigan State University. In addition to providing leadership and support for university-wide initiatives on inclusive excellence, a staff of experts work diligently to facilitate and support a campus environment that provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities for excellence.

MSU Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance

The Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance (OCR) is comprised of the Prevention, Outreach, and Education Department (POE), the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE), the Office of the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, the Resolution Office, and the Office of Support and Equity. OCR supports the campus community in creating and maintaining a safe environment and a culture of respect through educating all campus community members regarding how to prevent, identify, appropriately respond to, and report discrimination, harassment, stalking, sexual assault, and relationship violence; conducting impartial, fair, supportive, and equitable investigations of complaints under MSU’s Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Policy (RVSM Policy) and MSU’s Anti-Discrimination Policy (ADP); and connecting those impacted by discrimination, harassment, relationship violence, and sexual misconduct with campus and community resources. Title IX prohibits retaliation against reporters of sex discrimination, including reports of sex discrimination against administrators and other employees. MSU will independently investigate alleged retaliation for participation in the Title IX process. To find out more, visit the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance website.

The LGBT Resource Center

The LBGT Resource Center leads and collaborates on university-wide initiatives that enhance campus climate and support services for MSU students who identify as lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and their communities, at Michigan State University. We serve the entire campus community by helping all students, faculty & staff thrive in a diverse world by developing allies across difference. We believe the primary purpose of higher education is to unlock students’ unlimited possibilities, & that our collective efforts will further this end. We believe support of LBGT students & communities must be done in a multicultural, social justice context, honoring the many identities of students. Click here for more information.

Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

The RCPD is committed to lead Michigan State University in maximizing ability and opportunity for full participation by persons with disabilities. Click here for more information.