The Office of Multicultural Student Services

The Division of Student Affairs

Transition, Persistence, Achievement and Graduation!


  • MSS Open House and GIESORC Open House

    The Multicultural Student Services and GIESORC will be having our open house to help first year and transfer students meet the staff and new student mentors. Our job is to help with the transition of our students and provide information about resources and services that we offer. We will be having refreshments in each center as well as handouts with resources and services we offer. Our staff and mentors will be in all the centers so please feel free to join us and learn more about MSS and GIESORC on the 4th floor of the CUB! Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Date: 8/17/2016 3:00:00 PM | Location: CUB 4th floor

  • All Campus Picnic

    Each year New Student Programs host the Community Resource Fair at Dining Services’ All Campus Picnic. Last year over 5,000 participants celebrated the new academic year while enjoying a barbecue lunch, music and the community fair. The 2016 All Campus Picnic is Friday, August 19 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. The exact location of the picnic has not been finalized.

    Date: 8/19/2016 11:00:00 AM | Location: The exact location of the picnic has not been finalized.


undefinedDonna Arnold (Retention Counselor)
Phone: 509-335-4315

African American

undefinedStephen Bischoff (Retention Counselor)
Phone: 509-335-7704

Asian American and Pacific Islander

Carlos J Salazar (Retention Counselor)
Phone: 509-335-2617

Chicana/o Latina/o  


undefinedVirginia Tavera-Delgado  (Assistant Director)
Phone: 509-335-5108

Academic Enrichment Center


undefinedVirginia Tavera-Delgado (Assistant Director)
Phone: 509-335-5108

Multicultural Student Mentoring

undefinedStephen Bischoff(Retention Counselor)
Phone: 509-335-7704

Smart Start

undefinedCarolina Silva (graduate assistant of TMP)
Phone: (702)756-4896

Team Mentoring

undefinedMarcela Pattinson, Assist Director Community Relations
Phone: 509-335-5965

Community Relations and Outreach

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