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.
The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion provides academic, cultural and personal support for underrepresented students in order to promote degree completion and leadership in a culturally diverse and global society.
It provides support and resources for:
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:
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.
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."
Check out our Student Organizations! There are several that provide peer support and community for various underrepresented groups. Just a sampling of these include: