Diversity and Inclusion

Study abroad is an incredible opportunity to grow academically and personally while at Central Michigan University. Traveling and learning abroad is possible for all students, and the Office of Study Abroad is committed to serve CMU's diverse student body regardless of your identity or background.

Your Study Abroad advisors are always ready to assist you. Please explore the resources below. Explore this Diversity Guide to learn more about how your identity may be impacted during your experience abroad.

General Diversity and Inclusion Abroad Guide

Explore this Diversity Guide to learn more about how your identity may be impacted during your experience abroad. 

Destination Guides

Discover country-specific information about your study abroad destination.

LGBTQ Students

Students of Color

  • Diversity Abroad is a comprehensive website committed to assisting students of all races and ethnicities to go abroad. Diversity Abroad also has scholarships available.
  • PLATOProject providing resources, scholarships and tips to historically underrepresented students in study abroad.
  • PDF from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington introducing resources for multi-racial and multi-ethnic individuals.

First-Generation Students

  • Diversity Abroad's guide for first-generation study abroad students.
  • "I'm First!" Blog: Article with advice on increasing accessibility to study abroad as a first generation student.
Women Abroad

Students with Disabilities

Non-Traditional Students