Diversity & Inclusiveness
At Assumption, our Catholic and Augustinian roots facilitate, in a unique way, the development of a community that reflects the richness of our diverse world.
Opportunities to Celebrate and Promote Diversity at Assumption
Promoting Diversity, Inclusiveness at Assumption
The Cross-Cultural Center provides an inclusive and safe space on campus for students to learn about other cultures and well as themselves. The Center works with groups throughout the campus community to promote understanding and hosts a number of events to celebrate the University's diversity and the contributions all members of the community make to campus life at Assumption University.
What We Believe
We believe that all individuals are made in the image and likeness of God and deserve to be treated with respect, regardless of race or sexual orientation. Through AU Allies, a student club for LGBTQAI+ individuals, a campus environment is cultivated that acknowledges and respects the human dignity of all persons, with special concern for members of the LGBTQIA+ community at Assumption.
International Student Success Center (ISSC)
As an international student at Assumption, you will receive personalized academic, social, and immigration support services from our Coordinator for International Students Success.
- Work with an advisor that understands the unique needs of our international students
- Attend extra-curricular programming throughout the year planned in conjunction with various groups on campus
- Get assistance with applying for off-campus employment as part of CPT (curricular practical training) or OPT (optional practical training)
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the University pursues these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts that prepares students for professionally and personally rewarding lives of meaning.Our Mission