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The Division of EDISA Departments and Programs

A Framework for Success

Under the division of EDI + Student Affairs, students and faculty will find the services and programs aimed at providing support, information, assistance and leadership bringing equity and inclusion for all campus demographics. The work will create a more welcoming and inclusive environment, increase the cultural competencies of the university community, and advance institutional goals of recruiting and retaining students, faculty, and staff.

What the EDISA division can do for you

Below you will find links to the twelve departments and programs that are part of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Student Affairs division. Each offers something unique in the broad spectrum of campus services and student support. See each site for complete details and contact information.

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Blugold Beginnings

With its main goal of inspiring students β€œto believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable and available,” Blugold Beginnings provides opportunity and support for first-generation and students from underrepresented groups.

More than possible
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In addition to policies and procedures to help ensure student safety on campus, UW-Eau Claire is home to the Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault (CASA), a support and advocacy service for victims. All services are free and confidential.

A friend in a crisis
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Counseling Services

The counseling services office at UW-Eau Claire provides essential counseling to students who find themselves struggling with depression, anxiety, stress and a variety of other mental health concerns.

A hand in tough times
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DOS office

The office of the Dean of Students is sort of the Jack of All Trades in terms of campus administration, playing a vital role in the needs of students across a wide range of issues. From health and safety concerns to academic conduct, the DOS is key.

Dean of Students
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Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

To address the challenges and issues facing women and the LGBTQIA+ community, this center offers resources, information and programs for our campus.

Safe space
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Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs has a dual purpose of both celebrating the diversity of cultures on campus and advocating for them as well. OMA creates events, programming, and training that works to create an inclusive campus culture for all.

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McNair Scholars Program

The TRIO Ronald E McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is a graduate school preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by UW-Eau Claire.

Supporting scholars
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Services for Students with Disabilities

In order to meet our mission of providing an equal educational opportunity to all, the Services for Students with Disabilities office works with students, faculty and staff to facilitate provisions for accommodations for a wide variety of needs.

Universal accessibility
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Student Health Service

Whether you have a cold or an ongoing medical condition, Student Health Service is here to help you feel better.

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Student Support Services

A federal TRIO grant funds our Student Support Services, a program designed to offer essential support to first generation and students from underrepresented groups and those with disabilities.

Help that makes a difference
Upward Bound

Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a federally funded program aimed at providing support to area high school students identified as needed financial and academic support in order to succeed and prepare for admission to and completion of college.

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