Accessibility Resources leads collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and the administrators to cultivate an inclusive environment, and facilitates the removal of existing barriers for the full inclusion of people with disabilities. As identified under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, we offer services, accommodations, and provide options for equal access and opportunity to ensure your successful transition to and experience at MSUM.
The American Indian Center is a welcoming place for all students, staff and faculty to socialize, study, hold meetings and events, and access a multimedia library that celebrates American Indian contributions. The center features a computer lab, an entertainment area with a large screen television and DVD player, Ojibwe and Lakota language programs, tribal newspapers, and craft items such as seed beads, leather, feathers and similar items.
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Office of Diversity & Inclusion offers four cultural and identity centers open to all students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Through a variety of programming and specialized resources, our centers help build a campus community that is diverse, inclusive, globally aware and just.
The Rainbow Dragon Center includes sofas, lounge chairs, tables and chairs for studying, group work, or meetings, a resource section that includes free safer sex supplies, computers, and a library with books and magazines on LGBTQ+ topics. MSUM’s LGBTQ+ student organization, SPECTRUM, meets weekly in the space. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to use the center to spend time in between classes, enjoy snacks and coffee, connect with others, or browse our library and free resources. Whether you identify as LGBTQ+, are questioning your identity, are in the beginning stages of coming out, or are an ally, you are welcome in the Rainbow Dragon Center.
The MSU Moorhead Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic Regional Assistive Technology Center (RATC) was established to provide communication devices and knowledge of augmentative communication systems to consumers, families and professionals in Minnesota and North Dakota. In addition to providing knowledge about and services for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, the center also provides information about and services for assistive technology.
The Safe Zone Program consists of interactive trainings where participants will learn about the LGBTQ+ community, campus resources, the importance of inclusive language and creating safe spaces, and how to be a supportive ally and advocate for LGBTQ+ social justice and equality. The program is open to MSUM staff, faculty and administrators.
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic offers a complete range of speech, language and hearing services to people of all ages. Evaluations and screenings are conducted each week by appointment. Therapy is then tailored to individual needs.
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. -Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) is dedicated to embedding and supporting diversity in every facet of the institution. Creating an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to select the first, middle, and last name that best matches their self-identification is just one of many ways MSUM is committed to creating an inclusive environment for the campus community.
Minnesota State University Moorhead welcomes veterans, service members and their families to our campus. At MSUM, we value the qualities of maturity, dedication, persistence, responsibility and leadership veterans bring to our university.
The Women’s Center offers a welcoming environment with couches, a table and chairs for studying or meeting, a reading chair and ottoman, and computers. Our resource section includes free safer sex supplies and menstrual products, information on campus and community resources, plus knitting/crocheting and craft supplies for your creative side. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to spend time between classes, enjoy snacks and a cup of tea or coffee, connect with others, and browse our library and free resources. Our staff provide welcoming, non-judgmental service and referrals for the whole MSUM community.