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Student Resources

Below, you will find community-building student groups for ECE students, graduate students, and members of the College of Engineering. There are many more student groups with similar missions to be found throughout campus, and you can browse them on MaizePages.

Focused Student Organizations

Girls in EECS

GEECS is a student organization that encourages the professional, academic, and social development of individuals who identify as women in technology. 
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Graduate Society of Black Engineers and Scientists

GSBES serves as an academic and social network for Black graduate students within the University of Michigan’s STEM community.
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Korean EECS Graduate Student Association

The purpose of the KEECS is to help Korean students overcome cultural differences and adjust to life in Ann Arbor and to encourage their social activities within and outside of the department.
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The National Society of Black Engineers – Michigan Chapter

NSBE strives to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – Michigan Chapter

SHPE has continued to show support for the Hispanic community by providing resources to assist members during their college career. 
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Society of Women Engineers – Student Section at Michigan

SWE is an international, non-profit educational service organization dedicated to supporting women in engineering careers or studies as well as encouraging young women to consider engineering as a career path.
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Following is a list of campus resources and centers dedicated to ensuring a welcoming environment for all.

Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach

CEDO provides expertise, leadership, and programming designed to help develop highly sought-after engineering talent while exposing pre-collegiate students to the field of engineering.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment

U-M’s website for DEI strategic goals and objectives provides transparency, timely updates, and a variety of resources for the university community and the public.
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Trotter Multicultural Center

As a national leader in promoting an inclusive campus climate, the Trotter Multicultural Center serves as a campus facilitator, convener, and coordinator of intercultural engagement and inclusive leadership education initiatives for University of Michigan students.
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National Center for Institutional Diversity – U-M

To create a more equitable and inclusive society, NCID produces, catalyzes, and elevates diversity research and scholarship.
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Rackham Graduate School – Diversity

Rackham seeks to provide intellectual, social, emotional, and financial support so that students from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education or in their fields feel welcome and thrive in their studies.
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Spectrum Center

The Spectrum Center works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the University through education, advocacy, and community building.
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Student Support

The ECE division provides financial support to students and student organizations interested in sending members to a variety of national conferences. We also support students who are performing outreach around the world.

ECE students include undergraduate students in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, and graduate students in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

ECE supported students traveling to the following conferences and outreach programs in recent years:

  • Grid Alternatives: Students for Sustainable Energy
    • Travel to various low-income locations across the United States to install solar panels on homes
  • CSF Global Partnership (M-HEAL)
    • Travel to Bangladesh to conduct a needs assessment so they could make assistive devices for children with cerebral palsy
  • HonorsGO
    • Travel to Costa Rica to support turtle conservation, while volunteering in the community
  • SWE Team Tech: The team partnered with Northrop Grumman to reduce the sound emissions from a 3-D printed unmanned aerial vehicle.

If you are in a student organization supporting diversity of any kind in the field of ECE and would like to seek support for conference attendance for your members, please COMPLETE THIS FORM