Diversity Resources

Penn State for Adult Students

Helps adult learners who are thinking about beginning or returning to college or transferring from another institution or Penn State location.

American Indian Leadership Program

Provides support for American Indian students seeking graduate degrees from the College of Education.

Affirmative Action Office

Responsible to support and monitor Penn State's Affirmative Action plan and provide diversity training for Penn State work units.

Center for Spiritual & Ethical Development

Provide and facilitate opportunities for the voluntary practice of religion so as to make evident the contribution of religion to the life of the mind.

Global Education & Inclusive Excellence

The Penn State Lehigh Valley campus offers a variety of services for international and multicultural students through the office of Global Education & Inclusive Excellence.

Commission for Adult Learners

Recommends changes in policies and procedures and fosters coordination and information sharing about programs and services that recruit and retain adult learners.

Diversity Resources at Penn State

The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity serves as a catalyst and advocate for Penn State's diversity initiatives.

FastStart (Faculty Alumni Student Triad)

A mentoring program designed to help first-year students from African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian and Asian/Pacific Americans backgrounds, as well as those students who simply want to get their college careers off to a fast start.

Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs

Coordinates the recruitment, retention, and professional development of underrepresented graduate students.

Penn State Diversity Calendars

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity (OVPEE) for use by the Penn State community. Please note that a valid Penn State Access account is required to view the calendar.

Paul Robeson Cultural Center

A forum for the cultural, educational, and social involvement of all students at Penn State, emphasizing the many forms of African American culture and how they intersect, overlap, and complement other cultures.

Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion

The Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion assists women and multicultural students in the pursuit of their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality

Created in 1991, the Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity is an advisory group to the President. The purpose of the Commission is to improve the climate for diversity within Penn State by specifically addressing issues affecting the welfare of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members of the University community.