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 appreciation of diversity in all its forms.

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The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at UMKC offers several programs designed to support the student population throughout their college journeys. 

Academy Award Winner Gives Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

Kevin Willmott shares earlier history of ‘Becoming Martin’

UMKC School of Medicine Recognized for Excellence in Diversity for Second Year in a Row

The school received the award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine

Five Bits of Wisdom from Author Mónica Guzmán

Roos Read selection writer visited campus to speak with UMKC community