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Clark University is shaped by all you bring to it. We believe each student deserves a learning experience that merges the distinctiveness of the individual with the power of community.

Your perspectives, your talents, your history, and your voice are critical toward sustaining a campus that celebrates difference and fosters respect for all. Clark nurtures an inclusive learning environment that links with our academic mission to build new knowledge and seek truth everywhere. Our university is accepting, dynamic, multicultural, and always striving to be better.

Offices

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The ODI is committed to both creating structural change and working with campus partners to integrate diversity and inclusion efforts within all campus institutions. Clark is committed to ensuring we are welcoming to all, and that everyone on campus feels respected and valued.

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Multicultural & First-Generation Student Support

The office assists students of African-American, Latinx, Asian/Desi-American, Pacific Islander, Native/Indigenous- American, and multiracial descent, as well as first-generation college students, in the development and implementation of academic, leadership, and career goals.

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International Students

The International Students and Scholars Office advises more than 1,000 international students, faculty members, scholars, and their dependents from more than 80 countries on matters relating to immigration as well as academic, social, financial, and personal concerns.

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Student Accessibility Services

Clark is dedicated to providing equal access to otherwise qualified students with disabilities who are able to effectively function in a rigorous, campus-based, liberal-arts environment. SAS staff work with students to coordinate academic and residential accommodations.

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Resources

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A Place for Us

McCann Resource Room

A space for students of color and first-generation students to meet, gather, do homework, and develop community.

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Campus Hearth

Fireside Lounge

The Dana Commons Fireside Lounge is Clark University’s hub for inclusion-related programs and events.

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Shared Mission

MOSAIC

A multicultural coalition that brings together Clark’s cultural- and identity-based student-run organizations and groups.

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By Students, for Students

Student Organizations

Clark students host organizations dedicated to our community members’ social, cultural, and ethnic interests and identifications, from LBGTQ+ to students from Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, to students observing a variety of religious beliefs.

Diversity News

Clark lauded for diversity and inclusion efforts

Certificate program, diversity fund cited

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Professor wins Best Book in Latino Politics

Heather Silber Mohamed receives award from Latino Caucus

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Research aimed at eradicating disparities

Prof. Overstreet receives award to fund study of marginalized groups

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