The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs was established at UMKC in 1988. Our mission is to aid in retention and the overall student experience by creating opportunities for inclusive engagement, cultivating academic success and encouraging the value of diversity.

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The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at UMKC offers several programs designed specifically for students of color on their college journeys.

Critical Conversations: The Role of Antiracism Work and Healing in Museums

UMKC hosts discussion about the role museums play in telling the story of people of color

Avanzando, Support and Resource Program for Latinx Students, Celebrates 10th Year

Launched in 2011, the program currently serves 150 students

UMKC Professor, Health Equity Institute Director In the Kansas City Business Journal

Berkley-Patton brings health care and healthy activity to underserved populations