Honors Students of Color Coalition (HSOCC)

The Honors Students of Color Coalition (HSOCC) supports students of color in their transition to the Honors College/Academic Scholars Program & Michigan State University and fosters their continued success in college. HSOCC is committed to building a sense of community among students of color on campus; membership is also open to students not in the Honors College/Academic Scholars Program.

Student of color is meant to be a unifying term and is inclusive of American Indian, African, Black, Central Asian, Chicana/o/x, Hispanic, Indigenous, Latina/o/x, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, South and Southeast Asian, West Asian, and biracial/multiracial identities. This community is open to all undergraduate students looking to support the experiences of students of color at MSU.

The community offers:

  • Unique programming tailored to the needs of students of color
  • Academic/personal support through peer mentorship
  • Social events and networking with students, faculty, & staff
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Connections to campus resources and involvement experiences

To sign-up for HSOCC, join the HSOCC Listserv, or RSVP for an upcoming event, visit the following link:

Honors Navigators Peer Mentorship Program
The Honors Navigators Peer Mentorship Program connects first-generation students, international students, and students of color with a peer mentor in the Michigan State University Honors College. 

Through the Mentorship Program, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet other students of color at MSU
  • Participate in social & professional development activities
  • Learn from the experiences of your peers as you transition to and navigate MSU
Visit the Honors Navigators Peer Mentorship Program website to learn more. Please contact Erika Crews (ecrews@msu.eduor Sadiq Mohammed (mohamm61@msu.edu) with any questions.