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The Center for Equity and Student Achievement


The Center for Equity and Student Achievement's (CESA's) mission is to support and educate students throughout their MSU Denver journey and to advocate for a campus community that promotes equity and inclusion.


Check out the first issue of the CESA Newsletter for September 2018! CESA Newsletter- Sept 2018

Want to know what is going on in CESA?  Sign up here to receive the monthly CESA Newsletter!

CESA Programs and Centers


CESA Community Welcome

CHECK OUT THE EVENT FLYER: CESA Community Welcome 9.25.2018

Please join CESA for our MSU Denver Community Welcome! We invite faculty, staff, and students to visit the CESA office and learn more about the programs and centers under CESA and to build your Equity toolkit!

Event Date: September 25th, 2018

Event Time: 10am-1pm

Event Location: SSB 237

We will also be providing golf cart tours of the CESA offices outside of the SSB at 10:30am, 11:30am, and 12:30pm


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Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion

CMEI empowers students of color through mentorship, academic support and programming to thrive at MSU Denver.
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Immigrant Services

An academic and social support program for undocumented, DACA, immigrant and refugee students at MSU Denver.
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EPIC Scholars

Supports independent MSU Denver students who come from group homes, foster or kinship care or ward of the court.
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TRIO Student Support Services

Dedicated to the public good by creating a campus community where student goals are nurtured in an inclusive environment.
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First-gen Initiatives

We bring awareness and support to the almost 50% of MSU Denver Students who are the first in their family to attend college.
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LGBTQ Student Resource Center

A tri-institutional office available to all students for exploring issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Veteran and Military Student Services

We'll help you maximize your veterans education benefits, transition from military to student life, and much more.

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Metropolitan State University of Denver is a grant-funded scholarship program by the U.S. Department of Education.
Microagression Campaign: Professional Development

Microaggression Awareness Initiative

Want to learn more about how to recognize, address, and overcome microaggressions! Please attend one of the five trainings we are offering this Fall 2018!

Tuesday, September 18th 9am-10:30am in Admin 350

Friday, September 28th 1pm-2:30pm in SSB 200

Wednesday, October 10th 12pm-1:30pm in Admin 360B

Friday, November 9th 10am-11:30am in SSB 200

Monday, December 17th 9am-10:30am in Central 103

Register Here!

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