Throughout the year, OMSA collaborates with a number of University offices and culturally-oriented student organizations to increase awareness around diversity issues and the concerns of students of color. Among these resources and events are:
The OMSA Allocation Board is a committee of students who are actively involved with campus cultural student organizations. The Allocation Board reviews requests for financial support for the programming efforts of the University's cultural recognized student organizations which is consistent with the mission of OMSA.
The Emerging Minds Project is a program that aims to create a space where our undergraduate students can have meaningful, productive, and challenging conversations on various topics such as abilities, immigration, religion, etc. with a consistent group of participants. Students will meet beginning in November, and engage in a bi-monthly dialogue session. Click here for more information.
The campus celebrates different Heritage Celebrations throughout the academic year. In January, the University of Chicago celebrates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Other celebrations includes: African American Heritage Celebration, Asian American Heritage Celebration, Latina/o Heritage Celebration and Native American Heritage Celebration.