The Division of Student Affairs coordinates student services and the departments within the division strive not only to meet specific student needs, but to provide general student direction and guidance.
Academic Development offers academic counseling in skills such as textbook reading, lecture note taking, time management and preparation for examinations, as well as peer tutoring and supplemental instruction in traditionally difficult courses.
Carnegie Mellon's Center for Diversity and Inclusion (The Center) offers resources to enhance the student experience in dimensions such as access, success, campus climate and intergroup dialogue. Additionally, The Center supports and connects historically underrepresented students and those who are first in their family to attend college in a setting where students’ differences and talents are guided, appreciated and reinforced. Staff in the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion partner with students to offer programs and initiatives to increase awareness and engage the community in creating a vibrant and inclusive campus environment.
The Career and Professional Development Center offers career exploration, campus employment, summer jobs, community service, internships, the job search process, campus recruiting via the university’s online system, resume referrals, a Web-based resume, networking and interviewing service, alumni career services, plus career and graduate school counseling.
Carnegie Mellon values equality of opportunity, mutual respect, and diversity. To this end, Equal Opportunity Services provides consultative services and periodic assessment of the university’s progress in, policies on and commitment to:
- Compliance and policy
- Disability Services
- Addressing Grievances
- Assessing Carnegie Mellon culture and climate
Carnegie Mellon also has Resources for International Students to help with their transition to the U.S and Carnegie Mellon.