The Office of Multicultural
Student Affairs seeks to cultivate student success for
students of color, low-income college students, or first
generation college students through sustained developmental
programming, financial resources, and advocacy.
students of color and first generation college students will
graduate from DePaul as socially responsible leaders,
prepared for career success or graduate school
matriculation. In addition, as a result of our urban
educational outreach programs, increased numbers of
Chicago-area high school students will successfully
participate in higher education.
will create opportunities for students of color,
low-income college students, and first generation
college students to build life skills that enhance their
career, personal, and academic success.
will empower students to explore their own culture,
backgrounds, and social location to enhance student
will provide scholarships that facilitate the retention,
persistence, and graduation of low-income DePaul
students. In addition, OMSA will provide scholarships
to recognize students that demonstrate academic
excellence and a commitment to service.
will fulfill DePaulís urban mission through engaging
students from Chicago-area secondary schools to promote
college preparedness, awareness, and access.
will create an environment where students have a sense
of belonging and connectedness.
will provide students with the information and tools
required to navigate the university system.
will utilize culturally-sensitive measurement tools and
accountability standards when assessing student learning
and student success
will serve as an institutional resource related to the
success of marginalized student populations and