Cultural Student Organizations and Resources

CDM is committed to providing helpful resources to students who hold marginalized identities in order to foster a community focused on diversity, equity, and inclusivity. On this page you can find links to student organizations (run by and for students), Identity-Specific Cultural Centers, and financial resources both at DePaul and externally to support our students.

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Members of the DePaul Organization for Inclusion in Tech (DOIT) and HerCDM play a student-created game at a joint event.

Student Organizations

Current students who want to learn more about or join the groups below can visit the groups’ DeHub pages. For more information on student organizations and how to get involved, visit DePaul’s Office of Student Involvement.

CDM Student Organizations

DePaul Student Organizations

  • ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America)
  • Asian Cultural Exchange
  • Black Artists Network
  • Black Student Union
  • DePaul Alliance for Latinx Empowerment (DALE)
  • DePaul Indian Student Association (not registered)
  • DePaul Indigenous Alliance (not registered)
  • DePaul STRONG (Sisters Together Recognizing Our Never Ending Growth)
  • Kalahi: Filipino Student Association
  • Queer People of Color
  • Sankofa
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans
  • Tepeyac

Greek Life

Identity-Specific Cultural Centers

Office of Multicultural Student Success

The Office of Multicultural Student Success offers a suite of programs and services that provide culturally relevant opportunities to participate, connect, learn and center the experiences of marginalized communities at DePaul. Their Cultural and Resource Centers are located on the third floor of the O’Connell Building on the Lincoln Park Campus.

Research and Creative Centers

Financial Resources

The CDM Scholarship Program accepts applications annually from October 1-31.

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CDM Diversity Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to students enrolled in CDM who are in good academic standing and who have financial need. The following criteria may also be taken into account when awarding this scholarship: whether the student is from a group that is underrepresented in the fields of computing and digital media; has demonstrated a commitment to supporting students from groups that are underrepresented groups in the fields of computing and digital media; or has demonstrated a commitment to working with students in groups that are underrepresented in the fields of computing and digital media.

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Iron Galaxy Scholarship

Iron Galaxy is committed to celebrating and elevating the diversity of the student body by supporting students marginalized by race, gender, ability, identity, or orientation. With their Diversity in Gaming scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students, Iron Galaxy will engage with faculty, staff, and students, providing relevant and meaningful feedback on its gaming initiatives.

More CDM Scholarships

Additional Scholarship/Fellowship Resources

Multi-disciplinary

Computing, Design, and Film-specific

Job/Internship and Professional Resources