Overview

As part of Institute Diversity’s Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, OMED: Educational Services is charged with the retention and development of traditionally underrepresented students: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Multiracial. However, our programs and initiatives are open to all Georgia Tech students.

Awards and Recognitions

OMED offers the following awards and recognitions:  

  • Tower Awards – An annual ceremony that celebrates the academic achievements of underrepresented minority students who have achieved a 3.15 GPA or higher.

​OMED Programs

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AAMI 

AAMI (African-American Male Initiative) is a University System of Georgia initiative. At Georgia Tech, AAMI is designed around five dimensions of development: Purpose and Ambition, Identity Bonding, Mentoring and Modeling, Visionary Leadership, and Social Engagement. More

Academic Support

We are excited to announce that all in-person tutoring will resume Monday, August 30, 2021, with drop-in services available Monday - Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please stay tuned for tutoring updates and additional hours of availability! More

Career Alliance @ Georgia Tech

 The Career Alliance @ Georgia Tech is an initiative designed to ensure full and equal access to career readiness experiences for all Georgia Tech students. More

Welcome Carnival

While enjoying food, fun, and music, students have the opportunity to engage OMED Academic Support Staff,  Edge leaders, student organizations, and others to help them quickly gain a diverse academic and social network. More

Challenge

Challenge is OMED’s signature summer five-week academic residential program for incoming first-year students. More

Edge

Edge is a peer-mentoring program designed to support incoming students – both first time students and transfer – during their first year at Georgia Tech. More

Focus

Focus is one of the nation’s premier programs for raising awareness of graduate education. It is designed to attract highly skilled students who have historically been underrepresented in higher education and encourage them to pursue graduate degrees, hopefully at Georgia Tech.More

Graduate Student Resource Hub

The Graduate Student Resource Hub contains informative content for prospective and current graduate students.. More

Peer-I-scope

OMED's newest peer collaborative to support Achieve Atlanta scholars (all years), dual-degree, 2nd-3rd year transfer students (particularly from HBCU's and community colleges), and graduate students. More

Transitions

The Transitions program enables incoming graduate students and dual-degree/transfer students to learn about opportunities for engagement with OMED and it's various initiatives. Hear from and network with current URM graduate students. More

WOCI

OMED's Women of Color Initiative (WOCI) is aimed to enhance the advancement of women in industry, research, and higher education through targeted research-based strategies. WOCI also has a WOC City-wide Collaborative in Higher Education component which is a partnership with Emory, Georgia Tech, Spelman, and STEM Atlanta Women. More

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