Supporting Your Elmhurst Journey
Take advantage of the following programs that the Office of Equity and Inclusion has to offer.
EC Connection is a pre-orientation program designed to support incoming first-year and transfer students with their transition to Elmhurst University. Specifically, this program will enhance intercultural awareness and appreciation among its participants by providing resources to successfully navigate the Elmhurst community, both inside and outside of the classroom. Learn more about EC Connection.
Bluejay First is a program for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni who identify as first-generation college students. Members of Bluejay First will have access to ongoing networking and mentorship opportunities. In addition, incoming first-year and transfer students will have the opportunity to join a fall cohort program. Learn more about Bluejay First.
Coalition on Multicultural Engagement (CME)
CME is a group of representatives from recognized cultural identity student organizations on campus. CME meets to plan collaborative programs, discuss trends on campus, and support one another through open dialogue.
Circle of Sisterhood (COS)
COS is an informal empowerment group designed to empower, uplift, and unite undergraduate and graduate Women of Color at Elmhurst University. Circle of Sisterhood fosters an environment where Women of Color can gain a better sense of self through leadership development opportunities, personal growth activities, mentoring, and networking.
Men of Distinction (MOD)
MOD is a peer group for undergraduate and graduate Men of Color at Elmhurst University that will support mentorship, a sense of belonging, and personal growth. MOD cultivates a community of leaders who will improve their personal success through social engagement opportunities, service learning, and programming initiatives.
The Prism Network (TPN)
TPN is an empowerment space designed to empower, guide, and support undergraduate and graduate students who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community at Elmhurst University. TPN provides an opportunity for members to engage in conversation, networking and social outings that will enhance their personal success and growth.