Diversity Resources

Student organizations

African American Student Association
Advisor: Valerie Avent
Campus Mail: MTSU Box 88
Phone: (615) 898-2718
Email: vavent@mtsu.edu  

Asian American Student Association
Advisor: Dr. Yuan-Ling Chao
Campus Mail: MTSU Box 23
Phone: (615) 898-2629
Email: ychao@mtsu.edu

Hispanic Student Association
Advisor: Ralph Metcalf
Campus Mail: MTSU Box 88
Phone: (615) 898-2987
Email: rmetcalf@mtsu.edu

Muslim Student Association
Advisor: Saleh Sbenaty
Campus Mail: MTSU Box 19
Phone: (615) 898-2966
Email: ssbenaty@mtsu.edu 

Women for Women
Advisor: Terri Johnson
Campus Mail: MTSU Box 295
Phone: (615) 898-2193
Email: trjohnso@mtus.edu  

MTSU Lambda Association
Advisor: Trixie Smith
Campus Mail: Box 70
Phone: (615) 904-8153
Email: tgsmith@mtsu.edu

MTSU Collegiate Chapter NAACP
Advisor: Sherrie Murray
Campus Mail: Box 606
Phone: (615) 898-2987
Email: naacpmt@mtsu.edu 

Society for International Affairs
Advisor: Karen Peterson
Campus Mail: Box 326R
Phone: (615) 494-8862
Email: kpeterson@mtsu.edu

Scholarships

Jane Nickell Taylor Scholarship Fund:

Non-traditional female student needing financial assistance. Junior or Senior level who is attempting to reconstruct her life after an unhappy marriage, job, or other break in formal education. An individual who demonstrates reasonable qualities for success. 2.75 GPA or better. Selection will be made by scholarship committee. Apply online.

Heart of Tennessee Business and Professional Women's Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to a Rutherford County resident with a 2.5 GPA who submits an application form, letter of interest (including statement of career goals and financial need), and recommendation letter from a faculty member who knows the applicant's work well. Preference is given to re-entry/non-traditional students. Online applications not accepted. Application available beginning October each year in the Women's Studies Program Office. Deadline for applications is first Thursday in November.

June S. Anderson Foundation Scholarship:

The June S. Anderson Foundation awards yearly tuition scholarships to full-time or part-time students who are 23 years of age or older and who are preparing for careers in non-traditional fields for women. Scholarships are awarded primarily to undergraduate students.

McNair Scholars Program:

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at MTSU helps two groups of undergraduate students prepare for and succeed in graduate school: (1) first-generation (neither parent has a college degree) with financial need and (2) under-represented (Black, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaskan native).

Willie Brown, Molly Jones Estate, Ken Tony Kool Club, Martin Luther King, Elisabeth and Granville Ridley Scholarships:

These scholarships are offered by the office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information, visit the financial aid office.

Student Services

University College Advising Center
McFarland Building
Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2339

Adaptive Technology Center
Room 174 of the James Walker Library

The ATC has posted hours for each semester, but DSS students are not limited to ATC computers alone - adaptive technology/assistance can also be found in the BAS, KOM, McWherter Learning Resource Center, and Wood/Felder/Lyons Hall
Phone: (615) 904-8550
Email: adatech@mtsu.edu

Adult Student Services Center
Room 320 in the Keathley University Center
Regular hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday
Phone: (615) 898-5989
Email: owls@mtsu.edu

Catholic Student Center
2853 Middle Tennessee Blvd

Phone: (615) 896-6074
Email: catholic@mtsu.edu

Disabled Student Services
Room 120 of the Keathley University Center
Regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2783
Email: dac@mtsu.edu

Intercultural & Diversity Affairs
Room 124 of the Keathley University Center

Regular office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2238
Email: ipso@mtsu.edu

June Anderson Women's Center
Room 206 in the James Union Building

Regular hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2193
Email: jawc@mtsu.edu

Multicultural Affairs
Room 124 of the Keathley University Center

Regular office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2987
Email: rmetcalf@mtsu.edu

MTSU Child Care Lab
Family Student Housing (Womack Lane Apartment Building)

Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-2970
Email: njames@mtsu.edu

Student Support Services
Room 101 of the Midgett Building

Regular office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (615) 898-5443
Email: ssupport@mtsu.edu

MTSU's Cultural Diversity Initiative
Director: Dr. Sharon Shaw-McEwen
Mail: P.O. Box 139, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: (615) 898-2868
Email: cdinit@mtsu.edu

Organizes a national conference on cultural diversity every other year

Center for Dyslexia
Campus Mail: Box 397
Phone: (615) 494-8880
Email: dyslexia@mtsu.edu

Project H.E.L.P
Mail: 206 N. Baird Lane, Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: 615.898.2458
Email: projhelp@mtsu.edu

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