About Us

Mission:

Our mission is to support efforts in recruiting and retaining diverse students; to educate, engage and empower all students to live in a multicultural world; and to advocate for a socially just campus environment.

Vision:

By collaborating with campus and community partners, the Office of Multicultural Affairs will create an educational environment that cultivates the rich contributions of all cultures and also provides a place where students can achieve academic, social, and cultural success.

"As the inaugural social justice center on campus, the OMA engaged in groundbreaking work to help students of color thrive on campus and to serve as a place of education for all students. I am grateful to past leadership and thrilled to work alongside the outstanding staff in the office of Multicultural Affairs as they continue to make a difference in the lives of students."
"As the inaugural social justice center on campus, the OMA engaged in groundbreaking work to help students of color thrive on campus and to serve as a place of education for all students. I am grateful to past leadership and thrilled to work alongside the outstanding staff in the office of Multicultural Affairs as they continue to make a difference in the lives of students."

Jesse M. Bernal, Ph.D., Vice President for Inclusion and Equity

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Contact Information and Mailing Address

Office of Multicultural Affairs
Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Drive, 1240 Kirkhof Center
Allendale, MI 49401

Phone: (616) 331-2177 | Fax: (616) 331-3195
Email: oma@gvsu.edu | Directions and Campus Map

Fall 2019 Semester Hours

Monday - Thursday:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm