The DEAP (Diversity Enrichment and Achievement Program) community is a racially diverse community whose purpose is to provide an environment that fosters student success through personal, academic, and social support to its residents. The community allows students to easily connect with other diverse students, network with faculty/staff, and participate in academic and social programming designed to contribute to their holistic development at IUPUI.

Room Type

  • Shared double room in North Hall


  • Developmental and cultural enrichment programming
  • Academic and career support resources
  • Peer or faculty/staff mentoring
  • Potential financial aid stipend of up to $2,000 for the academic year

Eligibility and Next Steps

  • First year student
  • Participate in IUPUI Summer Bridge program or a fall semester TLC (themed learning community course)
  • Apply to the DEAP (
  • Follow up conversation to occur prior to May 1st


For more information, contact Eric Williams ( or Gabriel Rodriguez (

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