About OMSS


Inclusive Excellence at UW-La Crosse is our active, intentional & ongoing commitment to  bridge differences with understanding & respect so all can thrive.


OMSS Mission Statement

The Office of Multicultural Student Services promotes excellence in student learning and personal/social development for UW-L multicultural students who are U.S. citizens or refugees.  In particular, OMSS provides support services and information to recruit, retain and graduate students of African American, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino(a), Asian American, bi-racial or multi-ethnic descent. 


The office provides leadership opportunities and advocacy to support cultural diversity and to help prepare all UW-L students to interact in a diverse world. In addition, the office provides access to multicultural resources and offers opportunities for the campus and broader community to collaborate and participate in diversity experiences. OMSS models inclusive excellence and supports collaborative efforts that promote human understanding, shared values, and respect for individual differences.


Areas of service and outreach:


For more information, contact us:


Multicultural Student Services

1725 State Street
1101 Centennial Hall
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8225
Fax: (608) 785-8837