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:
Academic Success Institute (summer bridge program)
Cultural, educational, and social programming
Personal guidance, support, and advocacy for students
Pre-college programs and tutoring
Student Organizations – Meeting Schedules
For more information, contact us:
Multicultural Student Services
1725 State Street
1101 Centennial Hall
Phone: (608) 785-8225
Fax: (608) 785-8837