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.
Upcoming Campus and Student Life Program
Full Video of Tim Wise on Affirmative Action, a Post-Racial Society, and White Privilege
Report of External Investigators on Recent Protests
In March 2013, the university appointed an independent reviewer to investigate a protest in which a post officer posted as a demonstrator. A full report of the investigation is now available online. Click here to learn about specific action steps that have been identified to response to the incident in questions.
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.
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.