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University Affiliates Application Process

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Application Process

All applicants must submit:

  • A resume
  • A one-page statement of interest (single spaced, 500-word maximum) addressing the following: How will the program contribute to your professional development? What specifically are you hoping to learn from participating in the Affiliates Program?
  • One letter of recommendation from your direct supervisor (Director, Dean, or Vice President) acknowledging the program’s required time commitment. If your direct supervisor is not the dean, vice president, or director of your department, please ensure that they are copied on the letter.


*All sessions, except the closing ceremony, will start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m.*

Deadline for Applications         September 28, 2018

Notification to new cohort        October 22, 2018

Orientation/Session 1              November 8, 2018

Session 2                               December 6, 2018

Session 3                               January 10, 2019

Session 4                               February 7, 2019

Session 5                               February 21, 2019

Session 6                               March 7, 2019

Session 7                               April 4, 2019

Session 8                               April 18, 2019

Session 9                               May 9, 2019

Closing Ceremony                   May 16, 2019


The University Affiliates Program
Office for Institutional Diversity
129 Lake Street, Room 211

Attention: Damita Davis