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: COVID-19, Vaccinations and (MIS)Information in Communities of Color

UMKC hosts discussion about facts and perceptions around vaccine hesitancy and availability for people of color

Celebrating Our First Gen Roos

Connections and resources for first-generation students at UMKC

'Boy Erased' Author's Pride Lecture Discusses Meeting Hate With Compassion

Garrard Conley shares life story of overcoming the trauma of conversion therapy