b'CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENTThere is a place for everyone at UM-Dearborn!The University is committed to creating and maintaining a working and learning environmentthat is respectful, safe, welcoming and inclusive. The Center for Social Justice and InclusionIntercultural Fluencyvalues and celebrates the uniqueness of eachDo you value, respect, individual. They provide programs, initiativesand learn from diverse and activities that empower all students to meetcultures, races, ages, their full potential, and experience meaningfulgenders, sexual involvement on campus and in the community.orientations, and More info: umdearborn.edu/csji religions? First GenBeing the first in your family to go to college is a point of accomplishment500POINTS First-Gen Impact Challenge!and pride, but the University also recognizes that being the first can beAre you a first generation college a challenge. The First Gen Program atstudent?If yes, what does that the University of Michigan-Dearbornmean to you? If not, how do you is designed to inform, connect, andthink the first gen college experience celebrate first generation collegediffers from your own? Do you have students and is here to support you onadvice for incoming first generation your journey to a college degree. college students?More info: firstgensuccess@umich.eduumdearborn.edu/firstgensuccessOffice of Graduate Studies International StudentsThe Office of Graduate Studies helps notAssisting international students with arrival and only during the application process, buttransition to University life in the United States, the also during your time at UM-DearbornOffice of International Affairs (OIA) helps establish by providing professional developmenta welcoming, supportive campus community workshops on topics like resume building,through a variety of programming and services to networking best practices and strategies forenrich the University experience for students.giving confident presentations. They partner with the Graduate International StudentAs part of OIA, the English Language Proficiency Organization (GISO), whose goal is to createProgram (ELPP) provides intensive English a sense of belonging on campus. They helplanguage education to support new and current students grow professionally and personallystudents through their American academic journey through a variety of events and programs. and in obtaining English language proficiency. More info: umdearborn.edu/gradstudies More info: umdearborn.edu/internationaloffice2020 CAMPUS RESOURCE GUIDE 9'