UMD Student Organizations that Promote Social Justice, Diversity and Equity
Access for All
Develops a coalition of students with and without disabilities to promote disability awareness on campus and around the community and creates social network and leadership opportunities for students with disabilities.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
AISES promotes excellence, leadership and opportunities in education & professional development for American Indians and Alaska Natives. AISES enriches the fields of science & engineering with Native traditions and strengthen communities with knowledge, resources and innovation.
Anishinaabe Student Organization
This student run group provides opportunities to become involved in academically oriented & social service activities. The Spring Powwow provides socialization and learning experiences for all students.
Asian / Pacific American Association
Provides an environment for social and educational interaction where students can get involved, interact, and foster leadership development among the various groups of Asian Americans and the greater Duluth community.
Black Student Association
Unites students of African, African American, and Caribbean descent and serves as a link to the greater Black community in Duluth and surrounding areas. Increases awareness and appreciation for Black history and works as a unified force toward enhancing the conditions and environment for Black students on campus.
Strengthens the friendships between students from the United States and international students, promotes international relations, and exposes students to a wealth of culture.
Latino/Chicano Student Association
Promotes the Latino/Chicano culture at UMD and in the community. Uniting people with Latino/Chicano heritage, it provides the opportunity for social and cultural interaction.
Queer and Allied Students Union
Celebrates the diversity and culture of the queer community, educates the campus community on issues pertinent to the lives of queer students, empowers queer individuals and organizations, and advocates for inclusion and equity of all persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.
Women's Resource and Action Center
Seeks to provide all women at UMD support and encouragement and works to empower women, both individually and collectively, through the provision of a wide variety of services and resources
SERVE (Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences)
Maintains volunteer contacts throughout Duluth and serves as a bridge between students and the community.
MPIRG (Minnesota Public Interest Research Group)
Grassroots, nonpartisan, nonprofit, student-directed organization that empowers and trains students and engages the community to take collective action in the public interest throughout the state of Minnesota.