Celebration of Diversity Series

Join us for our Celebration of Diversity Series! This program will allow prospective students to engage with our community and attend sessions about issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

By attending this online series, you'll have the opportunity to:


Register now for our Celebration of Diversity Series!


Celebration of Diversity Series is occuring alongside our online open house, Turn Tartan Experience. We encourage you to register for this program to attend additional sessions, including academic sessions, virtual tours, student panels, coffee with the deans, financial aid overviews and more! Learn more about the Turn Tartan Experience!

Dates & Times

Our Celebration of Diversity Series will run from October 12-29, 2020. View a full listing of our offerings

All sessions are scheduled for weeknights between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. ET. 

If you're not able to attend a live session, select sessions will be recorded. Check out the recordings section below!

Sessions & Offerings

During this three-week series, you'll be able to choose the events that interest you. Session topics include:

Meet Our Faculty: Meet and interact with faculty members across our different colleges and programs. They'll share insights about ways to excel on campus, their teaching philosophies, and research opportunities. 

LGBTQ+ Campus Community: Join the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion as well as students, faculty and staff for an open discussion about Carnegie Mellon’s LGBTQ+ community.

First Generation College Students: Join the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion along with student leaders from our FIRST Together @CMU program. The goal of FIRST Together is to support the overall success of first generation college students on our campus.

Parent Session with The Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion: This session is intended for parents, guardians and family members of prospective students to connect with The Center and answer their questions about our community and the Carnegie Mellon experience.

Current Student Hangout: Our current student hangouts include three opportunities to talk with our students. You can also hear directly from some of our student organizations to learn about the events & initiatives they're leading on campus and in our local community.

Alumni Panel: This session will feature a panel discussion with Black and Latinx Carnegie Mellon alumni. Hear their perspective on finding community on campus and in Pittsburgh, their challenges and growth as a student here, and where they are now.

Pittsburgh: Hear from representatives of Vibrant Pittsburgh and other members of our local community who will discuss Pittsburgh's history along with ways that students can engage with the community through various programs and initiatives.

Admisión y Ayuda Financiera: Durante la presentación se cubrirán temas relacionados con el proceso de admisiòn y ayuda financiara y les contestaremos todas sus preguntas.


Please keep in mind not all Celebration of Diversity Series sessions will be recorded; please contact our office if you have any questions.

Check back soon for Celebration of Diversity Series recordings!

Don't forget to check out our session recordings from Turn Tartan Experience as well.