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Programs & Services
The Office of Multicultural Student Success remains virtually open during the Spring Quarter. Our Front Desk Assistants will be available to answer your questions, connect you with resources, and help you in whatever way we can.
Dear OMSS Community,
The past weeks have brought about a lot of feelings of confusion and frustration. COVID-19's reach has impacted many, from canceled graduations, anti-Asian xenophobia and racism, the negative impact on the work force, and, sadly, many hospitalizations and deaths. During this time, OMSS strives to provide you with support. We do this through communicating clearly, sharing resources and attending to your holistic well-being. Please do not hesitate to reach out if we can support you in any way.
We see you. We hear you. We're here for you.
The Office of Multicultural Student Success
OMSS will be sharing a bi-weekly newsletter to keep you up to date on everything going on at OMSS and otherwise. Each newsletter we will be featuring OMSS Updates, COVID-19 Resources, Self/Community Care Resources, Academic Success Resources, and Community Building moments. Join our DeHub page to receive this newsletter.
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Official University COVID-19 Updates:
For up to date information regarding how COVID-19 is impacting university-wide programs and services, click here.
The Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) is a key partner in DePaul University's efforts to admit, retain and successfully graduate low-income college students, first-generation college students and students of color. We offer numerous programs and involvement opportunities for students and their families, so please look around our site to see where you fit in! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us…we'd love to meet with you!
As a result of engaging with OMSS programs and services, students will be able to:
OMSS offers job opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Peer Mentors: STARS Peer Mentors are sophomore, junior and senior level students who are partnered with freshmen who are first-generation, low-income or students of color for one full academic year. During that year, the mentor serves as a guide to assist their mentee in navigating the transition from high school to college at DePaul.
Graduate Assistants (GAs): OMSS offers three graduate assistantships for students pursuing their graduate degrees at DePaul University. From assisting with program development to leading workshops, the Graduate Assistants (GAs) are paraprofessional staff with a high level of responsibility and autonomy. OMSS GAs support the following initiatives:
Applications for all graduate positions are available during the Spring Quarter.
Virtual Office Hours
Link to Zoom: tinyurl.com/ZoomOMSS
Office of Multicultural Student SuccessLincoln Park Student Center2250 North Sheffield, Suite 105Chicago, IL 60614-3298Phone: 773.325.7325Fax: 773.325.7326
Identity-specific Cultural and Resource CentersLincoln Park Campus, O'Connell Building, 3rd Floor1036 W. Belden Ave.Chicago, IL 60614Phone: 773.325.7325Email: