University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Office for Equity and Diversity

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence

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The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) is a campus-wide resource that promotes an inclusive atmosphere to foster and enrich multicultural understanding among all members of the University of Minnesota community. MCAE's commitment to creating such a climate is driven by a student-first culture in which students are the highest priority.


Learn more about MCAE's signature annual events, the different types of academic support available, ways to get involved on campus and in the community, and where to find the various MCAE offices. Join us!

Attention: Students Register!

Please take a moment to register with MCAE so you can benefit from our services. Ask our staff or IDOLS if you have any questions. Register at