As a regional, state-supported institution of higher education, Saginaw Valley State University is committed to providing intellectual and cultural opportunities that enrich the lives of the residents of East-Central Michigan.
To that end, the University seeks to promote a diverse campus culture and to foster respect for the differences that make each individual unique.
Learning opportunities at the University should include collaborating with individuals whose experiences, whose cultural, racial or religious background, or whose orientation and perspectives may differ from one’s own.
The University is committed to preparing its students to fill key positions in economic, political, cultural, and civic leadership in an increasingly pluralistic society, and recognizes that part of that preparation involves developing an understanding and appreciation of a wide variety of individuals and communities.
The University fosters a diverse campus by: