Carnegie Mellon University

Diversity Weekend

Check back in the fall for more information about Diversity Weekend 2020.

We pride ourselves on a diverse student population and truly believe that it creates a richer, more valuable experience for you. That’s why we host our annual Diversity Weekend. Join us to learn more about how you will benefit from the Tepper School experience.

When and Where Is Diversity Weekend?

Diversity Weekend takes place each fall. All events are held in The Tepper School building on the Tepper Quad, home to our MBA program on Carnegie Mellon University's campus in Pittsburgh. 

What Happens During Diversity Weekend?

Throughout the weekend, Tepper School representatives highlight the value of an MBA and the strengths of our program, as well as showcase the differences and advantages of our diverse community, program, and global alumni network. We also share tips on the MBA application process and financing your MBA.

2019 Schedule: What You Can Expect During Diversity Weekend


  • Optional student club events in the afternoon.
  • Join our students as they conclude a busy week with an MBA social tradition in the Tepper Quad.


  • Full day of presentations from faculty, students, and staff.
  • Lunch and networking with current students.
  • Dinner with the Tepper community and reflections on the Tepper MBA journey from an alumni keynote.


  • Application and financial aid advice in the morning.
  • Hear from alumni from a variety of backgrounds about how a Tepper MBA impacted their career.

Who Should Attend Diversity Weekend?

Tepper Women in Business Club


Women belong in business. A Tepper School MBA will help you accomplish your unique career goals while providing a personalized path that varies from woman to woman. From Tepper Women in Business to our partnership with the Forté Foundation, there are ample opportunities for Tepper School women to thrive.

Out and Allied Club

LGBTQ Community

We welcome your perspective as a self-identifying lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student, and want to meet you as an ally. From Out & Allied to participation in the Reaching Out Conference, LGBTQ students will find a welcoming community that embraces their perspective.

Military and Veterans

Active Military & Veterans

The Tepper School is built on leadership, and as a military student, you will easily adapt to the challenge of business school. We look forward to the knowledge you will bring to the student experience. The Tepper Veterans Club, our participation in Yellow Ribbon and partnership with Military MBA provides valuable resources to ensure you have the support you need.

The Black Business Association

U.S. Underrepresented Minorities

As an underrepresented minority student, you bring unique and powerful perspective; in turn, we strive to support you along the way. From the Black Business Association and Latin American Business Club to our partnership with The Consortium, underrepresented students are well-prepared for succeeding in MBA studies and post-MBA careers.