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Forum for Civil Discourse: Texas State Resources

About Texas State University

One of the goals of Texas State University is to provide a "diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a sense of community as essential conditions for campus life." 

The University's commitment to diversity includes policies that explicitly prohibit discrimination, as well as several offices throughout campus to give voice to and support underrepresented groups - all while supporting the pursuit of knowledge and open discourse.

SDI - Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion

Office for Student Success

The Office of Student Success works to "ensure the success of a diverse student population by creating and fostering a safe, welcoming and engaging environment." 

They have a multitude of outreach efforts, one particularly for Foster Care Alumni in college. 

ODS - Office of Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services ensures that students with disabilities have equal access to all university programs and activities by promoting a supportive and inclusive educational environment for all students.  They provide multiple services and access to resources, including:

Free Speech Area

The Fighting Stallions statue is located on the west end of the Quad in the plaza between Derrick Hall and Evans Liberal Arts Building. The area around this statue is the designated Free Speech Area on campus.

International Students Office

The International Office supports international students and scholars by "serving as immigration and cultural advisers...advocating on their behalf, and providing services and information that facilitate their cultural adjustment, social integration, retention and success."

Around Campus

Tutor Corps was initially created as a Veteran-to-Veteran tutoring program, it now cooperates with several other Veterans organizations on campus to support Veteran success in school and in life.

Student Organizations

Check out our Student Organizations!  There are several that provide peer support and community for various underrepresented groups.  Just a sampling of these include: