EMU offers both academic and cultural support to ensure students thrive. Visit the program or department website below to find out more information.
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Academic Success Partnerships (ASP) was established in 2012 to equip students with relevant skills and training to be active learners focused on persistence and degree completion. Our commitment provides support beyond the classroom to help students manage work, life, and development during their collegiate experience. We engage students by creating an uplifting and inclusive campus environment designed to affirm students through structured programming, workshops, mentoring, coaching, and educational opportunities.
Visit the Academic Success Partnerships website.
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Detroit Compact and Wade McCree Scholars
Visit the African American Studies and Africology Dept. website.
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The Brotherhood (Helping Others Obtain Degrees) is a university-wide initiative designed to engage, empower, retain and graduate more males of color at Eastern Michigan University. Through collaborative partnerships with offices throughout the university, we employ a success-driven approach to help males of color develop as students and as men instead of addressing deficits and challenges they need to overcome.
Visit the Brotherhood Scholars website.
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The Center for Adaptive Technology in Education (CATE Lab) was designed to assist students with disabilities incorporate computers and technology into the learning and working atmosphere of Eastern Michigan University (EMU).
Visit the CATE lab website.
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The Collaborative: Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center is a collective community-centered response to providing quality child care to low-income families in Ypsilanti and to EMU students with children.
Visit The Collaborative webpage.
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The Digital Connecting Corps, partnered with the Ginsberg Center at the University of Michigan, is a digital support program for older adults and seniors living in Washtenaw county, offering access to the digital literacy training needed to decrease social isolation in seniors.
Visit the Digital Connecting Corps website.
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Digital Divas' goal is to connect young women to opportunities in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). This one-day conference encourages and engages female middle and high school students in technology careers while giving them an opportunity to meet and network with professors and students.
Visit the Digital Divas website.
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The Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Disability Resource Center (DRC) views disabilities as an integral part of the rich diversity of our campus community and society. We work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an accessible, sustainable, and inclusive educational environment for all students.
Visit the Disability Resource Center website.
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Detroit Compact is a voluntary partnership of over one hundred (100) businesses, community organizations, government agencies and public schools that was developed to assist Detroit public school students in achieving job and college readiness.
Visit the Detroit Compact Scholarship Program website.
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Eagle Engage Corps combines debt forgiveness with community engagement, with an aim to re-involve students who have left or are planning to leave EMU due to financial difficulties with EMU’s campus community. Students can complete 30 hours of community service to receive partial forgiveness of debt owed to the university.
Visit the Eagle Engage Corps website.
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Visit the Eastern Edge website.
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Engage @ EMU is EMU’s primary entry way to enhance, navigate and cultivate collaboration and partnerships between the University and business and community entities. Engage @ EMU initiates and coordinates various business and community-based programs, but its overall intention is to collaborate with University offices and programs and external partners.
Visit the Engage @ EMU website.
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Visit the English as a Second Language website.
- Global Rate Tuition Plan Expand dropdownVisit the Global Rate Tuition Plan website.
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The mission of the ISRC is to assist non-native English-speaking students with English language usage, U.S. academic expectations and cultural knowledge to successfully and confidently complete academic assignments in EMU classes.
Visit the International Student Resource Center website.
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Mentorship Access Guidance in College (MAGIC) is a campus based support program that exists to increase the graduation rates among students who have experienced foster care or homelessness by removing barriers that interfere with academic success and the process of becoming an interdependent adult.
Visit the MAGIC website.
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The purpose of the McNair Program is to assist low-income, first-generation, or underrepresented students in completing their Bachelor's degree, and to gain admission to Master's / Doctoral programs.
Visit the McNair Scholars website.
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Our program provides dedicated academic and personal support, tailored to address the unique needs of veterans who are in pursuit of a bachelor's degree from EMU.
Visit the Military Veteran Services Resource Center website.
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The Returning Citizen Fellow Program helps formerly incarcerated individuals or individuals within the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) return to both school and community life post-incarceration. The Fellows program offers support and community to those struggling with secondary education as well as reentry into civilian life.
Visit the Returning Citizen Fellows Program website.
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Interactive training to create and sustain an inclusive campus climate for all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions.
Visit the SAFE Campaign website.
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Sisterhood provides a safe space for Women of Color to promote the following six building BLOCKS: Beauty, Leadership, Outreach, Creativity, Knowledge and Sisterhood (BLOCKS). Through monthly dialogs and programming we build a community that focuses on developing one’s identity as a WOC, celebrating our cultural influences that shape our lives and to share/receive encouragement and positive reinforcement from other students and professionals who look like us.
Visit the Sisterhood Scholars website.
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Visit the EMU Student Government website.
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TRiO Student Support Services is a program designed to give participating students opportunities for academic development. The goal of this program is to increase college retention and motivation to graduate, as well as to acclimate students to college life.
Visit the TRiO Student Support Services website.
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The Wade H. McCree, Jr. Incentive Scholarship Program exemplifies a commitment partnership by Michigan's public universities to provide tuition scholarships in select Michigan school districts. The program offers a full tuition scholarship based upon the student's successful completion of a four-year college preparatory curriculum with a minimum B (3.0) average while in high school and a composite score of 21 or better on the American College Text (ACT).
Visit the Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship Program website.
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