Excel in an inclusive community that seeks out and celebrates diverse perspectives. At Michigan Ross, we recognize diversity as essential to success, both in the classroom and in business. Learn alongside peers from all walks of life who will challenge you to consider new points of view — and who will encourage you to share your own.
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Join a strong, supportive community of Michigan Ross women who are inspired to lead. Benefit from access to campus groups, resources, and mentorship opportunities that support women in business.
Michigan Business Women:
Offers a wide range of professional development and networking events geared toward women and provides opportunities for graduate students to share diverse experiences, perspectives, and resources.
OYM Women in Business:
Provides a supportive space to learn and exchange ideas with women in our one-year master's programs, and hosts network events with alumni and other women in business.
Michigan Ross students of color are empowered and encouraged to share their voices in the classroom, in student clubs, and in the larger U-M community. Inclusivity is an intrinsic part of who we are and serves as our guidepost for creating purpose-driven leaders.
Asian American Business Association:
Shares and celebrates all cultures, including Asian-American culture, with its members through various events and programs.
Black Business Students Association:
Dedicated to the professional, academic, and personal experiences of its members and the recruitment of Black business students into Michigan Ross.
Hispanic Business Students Association:
Provides professional development and social engagement opportunities, and serves as a platform for all students at Ross to engage with the greater Latinx community at the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor community.
Michigan Ross is committed to helping launch the business careers of those who’ve served. Here you'll be empowered to leverage and build upon your valuable skills, and translate your leadership in the field into leadership in business.
Armed Forces Association:
The Armed Forces Association at Michigan Ross helps advance the role of veterans in business. This group actively recruits prospective students who have served, helps them understand the admissions process, and makes connections with faculty to bring career goals into focus.
The University of Michigan Veteran & Military Services:
U-M values the unique experiences and perspectives that veterans and military service members bring to our diverse campus community. We provide the resources and expertise to help you find your way and thrive.
Yellow Ribbon Program:
Michigan Ross has proudly supported the Yellow Ribbon Program without a cap on the number of students or costs since 2009. The program covers unmet tuition needs for all 100 percent eligible, post-9/11 GI Bill students.
Michigan Ross and the University of Michigan are part of one of the nation’s most LGBTQIA2S+ friendly cities, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index. We're proud to promote and foster a welcoming community of LGBTQIA2S+ students and allies.
Out for Business:
Out for Business at Ross is the official LGBTQIA2S+ association at Michigan Ross whose mission is to build a strong, diverse community of LGBTQ+ and ally students where all are welcomed, celebrated, and valued.
University of Michigan Spectrum Center:
The U-M Spectrum Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing students as individuals and members of communities.
Feel right at home with resources, clubs, events, and community-wide initiatives for international students within Ross and the larger U-M community. Receive the support you need to be successful on campus, and connect with a diverse network of peers from around the world.
Programs and Initiatives
University of Michigan International Center:
The U-M International Center bridges gaps and offers guidance. Its team provides assistance with international issues, including visa and immigration questions, health insurance, cross-cultural issues, taxation, and health insurance.
University of Michigan International Alumni Clubs:
Connect with fellow alumni wherever your career takes you by joining one of our many alumni clubs around the world.
Michigan Ross celebrates and supports students who are the first in their family to attend college and who choose to continue their education with a graduate degree. There are over 4,000 first-generation college students at the University of Michigan.
First Gen at U-M:
Provides first-generation students at the University of Michigan with resources, insight, and inspiration that can help them thrive and succeed on campus as they pursue their degree.