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The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) serves and advocates for African American, Asian American, Latina/o, Native American and Multiracial students in the College, professional and graduate divisions. Learn more.


Resume Walk In Hours at 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

It is not too late to apply for that Metcalf or that job!  Get your resume and/or cover letter reviewed by a professional staff from Career Advancement at 5710.

OMSA and Career Advancement will be hosting walk-in hours during Week 3 and Week 4 at 5710 S. Woodlawn to help prepare you for the job search process.  Below is the walk-in schedule:

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5710 Closed for MLK Holiday

Please note that 5710 will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Weather Update: Classes and Non-Essential Activities Cancelled for Monday, January 6

Please click here to read the message sent to all University of Chicago students, faculty, and staff regarding the heavy snow and dangerously cold temperatures - and changes to University operations.

5710 will be closed on Monday, January 6.  OMSA staff will be working remotely and can be reached via email or voicemail.

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Check out OMSA's Fall Quarter Programming Calendar!

OMSA is excited to announce a variety of speakers, opportunities to engage in dialogue, and social events.  Please click here to download a PDF version of our new calendar - or stop by 5710 anytime to pick up a printed copy.

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Apply for the OMSA Allocation Board

OMSA is currently accepting board member applications for the 2013-2014 Allocation Board. 

The OMSA Allocation Board is designed to provide support for cultural student organization programming which aligns with the mission of OMSA.  Members of the Allocation Board review student group proposals four times each quarter.  Board members are part of a peer group that work collectively, represent student constituents, and are interested in enhancing their leadership skills.  

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Let us know what you think!

OMSA would like your feedback on speakers and programs for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Please share your thoughts on the keynote speaker for the 24th Annual MLK Commemoration Celebration and the Heritage Series speakers by completing a brief online form. 

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5710 Hours for the Week of July 1st - July 5th

5710 will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in observence of Independance Day.  Regular summer hours will resume on Monday, July 8th. 

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