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Resources to Promote Inclusion

Find support and community in these organizations and programs

Programs for getting started in CSE

CSE has developed programs that strive to give women a voice in shaping the future of technology, level the playing field in terms of academic and career opportunities, and benefit the field of computer science through the development of a talented and diverse workforce.

CS Kickstart

A week-long introduction to CS that takes students of any gender identity with little to no experience (or who aren’t even really sure what CS is) and shows them what they can do with a CS degree. Learn more >

Girls Encoded

Events to develop the pipeline of women in computer science as well as to retain the women who have entered into the program. Learn more >

University resources

Trotter Multicultural Center

A campus facilitator and coordinator of intercultural engagement and inclusive leadership education initiatives for University of Michigan students.

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Spectrum Center

Works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty.

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Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach

Provides expertise, leadership, and programming designed to help develop highly sought-after engineering talent while exposing pre-collegiate students to the field of engineering.

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Basic Needs

Student Life at Michigan has created a resource to help connect students with fair and equitable access to food and other basic resources.

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Student organizations

These organizations represent both U-M groups and national groups with active U-M chapters. For more information about other student organizations, visit Maize Pages.

Girls in EECS

Encourages the professional, academic, and social development of undergraduates who identify as women in technology. Learn more >

Ensemble of CSE Ladies+

Supports graduate women and gender minorities in CSE at U-M. Learn more >

Society of Women Engineers

International, non-profit educational service organization dedicated to supporting women in engineering careers or studies. Learn more > Graduate SWE >

The National Society of Black Engineers

The largest national student-managed organization for black engineers. Learn more >

Graduate Society of Black Engineers and Scientists

Academic and social network for Black graduate students in the U-M STEM community. Learn more >

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Supports the Hispanic community by providing resources to assist members during their college career. Learn more > Graduate SHPE >

Women+ Excelling More in Math, Engineering, & Science

Dedicated to closing gender and racial divides in CS/STEM) fields, working specifically in diverse, underserved communities. Learn more >

Out in STEM

Provides professional development and social support for LGBTQ students in STEM fields. Learn more >

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

Represents those of Asian heritage in the scientific and engineering communities. Learn more >

Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association

Promotes science and technology and fosters international collaboration, especially between the United States and Korea. Learn more >

Students of Color of Rackham

A network for Rackham graduate and professional students at U-M dedicated to the social, cultural, political, and academic well-being of students of color. Learn more >

Girls Teaching Girls to Code

Empower college girls pursuing CSE to connect with local high school girls and inspire them through mentorship and applied projects.. Learn more >

Conference and travel support

The CSE division provides financial support to student organizations interested in sending members in any CSE undergraduate or graduate program to a variety of national conferences. These events are an excellent chance for students to network, find employment and internships, see talks from accomplished individuals in their field, and peruse options for graduate study.

Conferences that CSE supports include:

If you are in a student organization supporting diversity of any kind in the field of CS and would like to seek support for conference attendance for your members, please fill out this form.