The Office of Cultural Diversity collaborates with faculty, students, staff and alumni to implement programs that support the University's commitment to inclusivity, equity and multiculturalism. In addition, the Office of Cultural Diversity staff develops and implements programs and services that affirm and support the retention and graduation of African American, Asian/Pacific American, Latino/Chicano, International, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender students.
- Multicultural Center
- The Multicultural Center offers a number of different resources and ways for students to get involved. It is both a place to gather and a forum for the educational, political, social, and cultural issues that are important to the students, faculty, staff, and the greater community.
- African American Student Programs
- African American Student Programs (AASP) is responsible for developing and implementing services that support the personal and intellectual development of African and African American students.
- Asian / Pacific American Student Programs
- Asian/Pacific American Student Programs (APASP) is responsible for developing and implementing services that support the personal and intellectual development of Asian/Pacific students.
- Latino / Chicano Student Programs
- The Latino/Chicano Student Programs (LCSP) is responsible for developing and implementing services that support the personal and intellectual development of Latino/Chicano students.
- Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Services
- Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (GLBT) Services is responsible for developing and evaluating programs and services that affirm GLBT people and their allies in support of their academic success and social development, while encouraging an environment that promotes and appreciates multiculturalism.
- International Student Services
- International Student Services (ISS) assists international students with the admission process, advisement and registration, personal and financial concerns, and compliance with U.S. government regulations. ISS staff members work with the UMD International Club to organize activities and connect students with the campus and local community.
- Women's Resource and Action Center
- Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) 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.