Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.36
Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Jan. 13, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Universidad de Monterrey
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 César Alfredo Nanni
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

UDEM has various support programs for minority groups. Some of them are:
1) PYSIE, academic program for disabled people who want to continue their studies after completing their basic training.
2) Students from other states of Mexico.
3) Students with conditioned financial aid, and students with low academic achievement. For the latter group there are four specific programs of support and monitoring: a) Educational Tutoring Program aimed at developing emotional, social, cognitive and creative capacities, to help raise school performance and prevent withdrawal of students on risk. b) Growing group tutoring, focused on training the student in study skills and organization skills to enable it to achieve significant learning and explore his/her intellectual, emotional and social resources towards a full and comprehensive development . c) Learning Strategy Workshops, which aims to develop in students skills of the learning process, as practical strategies that will facilitate the production of knowledge and the application of the same in each of the areas that their academic university demands, and share tips and advice on best learning practices. d) Psychological Assessment , where study and organizational strategies of the student are evaluate, as well as the application of psychological tests to identify the student's intellectual capacity focusing in low areas in order to design a specific and individual educational work plan allowing specific which allows the student to rehearse the mentioned areas and provide monitoring throughout the semester.

The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

Within the code of ethics of the university a non discrimination policy is established:

The Universidad de Monterrey is committed to conducting ongoing to ensure equal employment opportunities to all people, free from discrimination positive actions. To this end, the institution should provide equal opportunities and fair treatment to all employees or applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability.

The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:

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