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Welcome to the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS)! OMSS is a key partner in DePaul University's efforts to admit, retain, and successfully graduate low-income college students, first generation college students, and students of color. We offer numerous programs and involvement opportunities for students and their families, so please look around our site to see where you fit in! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us…we'd love to meet with you!

About OMSS

Our Mission

The Office of Multicultural Student Success seeks to cultivate success for students of color, low-income college students, and first-generation college students through sustained developmental programming, financial resources, and advocacy.

Our Vision

All students who engage in OMSS programs and services will graduate from DePaul as socially responsible leaders, prepared for career success or graduate school matriculation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students who engage in OMSS programs and services will design personal financial plans that allow them to successfully manage their debt.
  • Students who engage in OMSS programs and services will demonstrate healthy decision-making related to effective self-care.
  • Students who engage in OMSS programs and services will identify and use relevant campus resources in order to navigate their academic experience.
  • Students who engage in OMSS programs and services will construct a career plan towards post-college career success.
  • Students who engage in OMSS programs and services will apply the concepts of Socially Responsible Leadership in order to challenge oppressive systems and behaviors and work to create change.