The University of Oregon community is committed to engaging and including people across all differences. The Division of Student Life works to foster unique communities on campus that help make the UO a place that engages and includes everyone.
In the Erb Memorial Union, there are many student groups to help you find your unique community; the International Student Association, the Native American Student Union, the Black Student Union, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance (LGBTQA) and more. You can find them on the EMU website.
Intercultural Mentoring Program Advancing Community Ties (IMPACT) is a network of students, faculty, staff that understand the importance of community and it's contribution to success among first-year students of color. Through this program first-year, first-generation students of color are supported with transition to life as a Duck through peer-to-peer mentorship, access to academic and social resources, and advocates supporting the needs of the participants.
The Division of Student Life is also home to Nontraditional Student Programs, Veteran Programs, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education and Support Services Program, and Diversity Education and Support programs—all part of the Office of the Dean of Students. Learn about these programs and the services offer. There are plenty of resources available if you need them.