Division of Student Affairs > Diversity & Culture > Post-college Success > Men of Color Initiative
The Men of Color Initiative at DePaul University (MOC@DPU) exists to provide opportunities for engagement that facilitate a sense of belonging, persistence to graduation, and readiness for life after college with a particular emphasis on the intersection of race, gender and college success. The program is driven by male-identified African American/Black, Latinx, APIDA, Native American and/or Bi/Multiracial students together with campus and community partners to increase access and success for men of color at DePaul. The MOC@DPU strives to do the following:
If you are interested in joining MOC@DPU, please submit an application. Contact OMSS or stop by our office in the Lincoln Park Student Center Suite 105 for more information about the program.
Stipend upwards of $500
Job shadow opportunity
Monthly professional development and leadership workshops
Eligible to receive sponsorship for professional development opportunities (conference registration fees, graduate school application fees, etc.)
Mentorship; first-year students will be matched with a peer mentor through the STARS program, and second-year students will be matched with a faculty mentor
1-on-1 coaching with OMSS Staff
Career planning and exploration support
Internship search support
Academic and financial management support
…and so much more!
As there are limited spots available, students interested in joining the cohort must submit an application.
Please Contact OMSS if you would like to receive more information about the program as well as upcoming programs and opportunities open to all MOC@DPU participants.
The Office of Multicultural Student Success has a number of specialized programs and opportunities aimed at supporting students who are first in their families to attend college in the United States.