Hispanic Serving Institution

Redlands is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education has designated the University of Redlands as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), recognizing the institution’s ongoing commitment to serving Hispanic/Latinx Americans among the University’s student populations.

What HSI means for Redlands

The University is eligible for U.S. Department of Education grants to expand educational opportunities for Hispanic/Latinx students; help increase the number of Hispanic/Latinx students attaining degrees in the STEM fields; and expand educational opportunities for students earning postsecondary degrees. See below for our current Title V Grant, "Proyecto Dirección".

For questions about the UR HSI status, contact the HSI Advisory Committee: HSI@lifeisromance.com

Student Opportunities

Student Grants

Fondo Dirección is a program of mini-grants to support pilot projects and events organized by students. Eligible projects/events will support the main goal of our federal Title V grant for Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions, "Proyecto Dirección: Building Belonging and Latinx Success at the University of Redlands," to create a sense of belonging for Hispanic/Latinx students at the University of Redlands. 

NOTE:  Applications will be accepted via the MS Forms link below (you must be signed into your UR email account/My Redlands) or you may complete the fillable PDF and email it to HSI@lifeisromance.com. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

COMPLETE APPLICATION HERE (YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO MYREDLANDS.EDU)

 

DOWNLOAD THE PDF HERE

Administration Building

Student Leadership Retreat

Join us for our first annual Proyecto Dirección Student Leadership Retreat where we will have conversations about identity, belonging and leadership; panels with Latinx faculty, staff, and alumni; small group activities; and opportunities for engagement between undergraduate and graduate students.  

Dates:   Friday evening to Sunday morning, March 8-10, 2024
Location:   Pilgrim Pines Camp, 39570 Glen Road, Yucaipa CA 92399
*Transportation to the site, meals, and lodging will be provided for all participants. 

The retreat is open to all students at the university, including undergraduate and graduate students across all colleges and schools. Space is limited to 50 participants so early registration is encouraged. Please apply through the MS Form (use the button below).

The retreat is funded through a federal Title V grant for Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions. It is one component of the grant proposal, "Proyecto Dirección: Building Belonging and Latinx Success at the University of Redlands," which also includes expansion of the STEP, Summer Bridge, First-Year Journeys, and Transfer Student Success programs; Fondo Dirección mini-grants for student organizations; and training opportunities for faculty.   

COMPLETE APPLICATION HERE (YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO MYREDLANDS.EDU)

students talking near Bulldog statue

UR HSI News

From left to right: Martín Hoecker-Martínez, Adriana Alvarado, Anuradha Diekmann '19, Steven Moore
University receives $2.9M HSI federal grant

Funding will fortify existing programs and support development of new initiatives that create a sense of belonging for all students.

Palm trees frame the facade of the Administration Building.
U of R receives Hispanic Serving Institution designation

The U.S. Department of Education recently designated the University of Redlands as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), a status that will provide new opportunities for grant funding to strengthen programs and services.