In addition to the student-led organizations in our Department, several additional University programs provide students and postdocs with a wide range of resources to connect with others and everything the IU has to offer!
Black Graduate Student Association
The Black Graduate Student Association is an organization dedicated to fostering and supporting the academic, professional, mental, and social well-being of Black graduate and professional students. Learn more here!
Center of Excellence for Women & Technology (CEW&T)
CEWiT is the nation’s first and only large-scale interdisciplinary, university-based initiative to encourage and promote the participation, empowerment, and achievement of women students, faculty, staff, and alumnae in technology. We reach across all fields, disciplines, and careers to educate and encourage women at IU to pursue skills and careers that will create 21st-century solutions for every sector of the economy. See our website for more information.
College of Arts and Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Information
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is grounded in our aspiration to cultivate intellectual rigor and curiosity among our students and to prepare them to thrive in and contribute to a globally diverse, complex, and interconnected world. Learn more here.
Emissaries for Graduate School Diversity
The goal of the Emissaries for Graduate Student Diversity program is to connect trained IUB graduate students to assist in the various stages of the graduate application and admission process, and provide information and referrals to on campus resources and services. Learn more here!
GEM is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering. Learn more here.
Getting You Into Indiana University
Getting You into Indiana University (GU2IU) is a campus recruitment program for prospective underrepresented and minority students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.F.A. at Indiana University (IUB) Bloomington. Learn more!
The Graduate and Professional Student Government is a graduate school level representative organization on campus. The GPSG has the following four (4) committees that are open to all graduate students: Benefits Committee, Diversity Committee, Student Affairs Committee and Sustainability Committee. Learn more here!
Group Scholars Program
The Groups Scholars Program was created as a way to increase college attendance among first-generation, underrepresented students at Indiana University. The program provides academic, financial, and social support to help students attain a bachelor's degree at Indiana University. See our website for more information.
I CAN PERSIST STEM Initiative
ICP is a mentorship-based STEM initiative for women and girls of color to promote STEM awareness and academic and career persistence. Another aim of this initiative is to foster relationships and support systems among women of color (WOC). The program works with WOC across multi-disciplinary STEM fields to engage in professional development and scientific communication skills. Learn more here!
Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
IU prides itself on having a globally minded campus, where everyone is respected and celebrated for their unique contributions to our culture. As such, you can expect to feel accepted and welcome regardless of your race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Learn more about Diversity at IU!
STEM Summer Scholars Institute
The STEM Summer Scholars Institute is designed to provide intensive, full-time summer research experiences for students interested in pursuing a PhD as part of their future academic pursuits. The Summer Scholars Institute, an eight-week program held at the IU campus, enrolls select MSI and IU students from our partner institutions. These STEM Scholars engage in continuous, substantive research at the Summer Scholars Institute and their universities. Several Department of Chemistry faculty members participate in this program. Learn more here!