OMSA supports the academic success of students of color at the University of Chicago and works to build an inclusive campus community. OMSA's programs focus on enriching students' experiences and encouraging cross-cultural dialogue on campus. OMSA serves and advocates for all African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American students who attend the College, Graduate Divisions, and Professional Schools.
OMSA executes its mission in collaboration with other departments within the University of Chicago. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University are welcome to partner with OMSA in advancing its efforts to support students of color.
Tim Wise, will address, “Affirmative Action, A Post-Racial Society, and White Privilege” on May 6 at Mandel Hall.
OMSA Graduation Celebration
Register now for the OMSA Graduation Celebration scheduled for Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 pm at the Assembly Hall in International House, 1414 E 59th Street. The deadline to register is Friday, May 31.
Statement from Karen Warren Coleman on Facebook postings
Click here to read the statement issued by Karen Warren Coleman, Vice President for Campus Life and Student Services.
Spring Quarter Calendars
Apply now for the 2013 - 2014 OMSA Advisory Board.
Applications are now available online for the 2013 - 2014 OMSA Advisory Board. Click here to apply.
Campus Dialogue Fund Deadlines
Below are the upcoming deadlines for the Campus Dialogue Fund
Protest at Center for Care and Discovery
The University has issued a statement regarding the protest which resulted in arrests at the Center for Care and Discovery this weekend. Please follow the link below to read the statement.
Undocumented Students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
The University’s newest statement regarding undocumented students is now online. Please follow the link below for the University's position on undocumented students and for resources for current and prospective students who may be affected.