The Office of Intercultural
Student Services mission is to foster an inclusive and welcoming campus
environment that respects and acknowledges diversity in all of its
forms. We provide advocacy, support services, and culturally based
programs to help increase multicultural competence and educate our
student body on the value of diversity. We are commitment to enriching
the overall quality of life for our underrepresented students by
cultivating their personal and academic achievement, leadership, social
development, and civic engagement.
vision of the office is to create a campus where diversity is viewed as
a valuable part of the educational process and where community members,
while understanding commonalities, can appreciate and respect the
unique attributes of each individual.
of the office is to serve as a voice and an advocate for students of
color and other underrepresented populations, be a resource to
University community members who are seeking assistance in cultural
awareness/understanding, and actively collaborate with faculty, staff,
and administrators in an effort to recruit and retain students of color.