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Diversity and Inclusion

Mount Union's Office of Diversity and Inclusion serves as a resource for students of color including but not limited to, International Students, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native-Americans, as well as women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered individuals, allies, and qualified persons with disabilities. The office fosters an environment that celebrates and embraces diversity by providing programs, services and other educational opportunities that contribute to students' learning and growth. It also provides assistance for academic, social, cultural and personal well-being and works cooperatively with faculty, staff and administrators to assist students in their pursuit of academic excellence.
During your time on campus, you'll have the opportunity to attend programming in honor of:
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Black History Month
  • Women's History Month
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Not Another Statistic Conference (diversity conference)
The office also supports various student organizations on campus including the Association of International Students (AIS), Association of Women Students (AWS), Black Student Union (BSU), Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Hispanic Organization of La­tino Americans (HOLA) and See The Ability (STAND).
For more information about diversity on campus, contact Rich Jackson, assistant dean and director of diversity and inclusion, at (330) 823-2138 or jacksorg@mountunion.edu.
Fall 2014 Transportation and Arrival
The deadline to request transportation for Fall 2014 arrivals is Friday, July 25. This service is free to all international and out-of-state students and includes transportation to and from the Canton/Akron Airport, the Canton Bus Station, and the Alliance Amtrak Station. More detailed information about transportation, including approved arrival and travel dates, can be found online. Please be sure to visit this site, as you must complete a transportation request form in order for your transportation to be provided. After submitting your request, you will receive a confirmation email verifying your pick up time. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at (330) 823- 2243.
Email Series

From now until mid-August, you'll receive a weekly email from Mount Union with everything you need to know before arriving on campus in August. These short and simple emails will keep you on track to becoming a Purple Raider. Have a question you'd like to see answered in a future email? Email us at firstyear@mountunion.edu.

Plus, one lucky Purple Raider will win Mount Union gear each week. All you have to do is prove to us that you read this email by answering our one-question quiz. 
Is this your first email from us? Check out our past issues to see what you've missed. 
Website Just For You

As an incoming new student at the University of Mount Union, we've created a one-stop website specifically designed to meet your needs. With first-year FAQs about many of our campus services and a handy checklist of next steps to take on your journey to Mount Union, you can't go wrong by checking the website out or emailing us at firstyear@mountunion.edu if you have any questions.

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