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The Office of Multicultural Student Services

Our Mission

The Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) seeks to facilitate the best undergraduate experience for multicultural, first generation, and other underrepresented students through the provision of culturally relevant services to enhance their learning and development and foster their successful transition, adjustment, persistence, achievement, and graduation.

Important Announcement for Multicultural Graduation

On behalf of MSS, we are currently exploring options to postpone our Multicultural Graduation Celebration to a later date. We will send updated information to all who registered thus far in the coming days. If you have any questions, we invite you to contact Sylvia Bullock at

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Contact Us

Multicultural Student Services is located on the 4th Floor of the Compton Union Building (CUB).

Main Office: CUB 409
Phone: (509) 335-7852

Follow us on social media @mss_wsu!

Our Student Centers

 African American Student Center

Donna Arnold
Phone: 509-335-2626

 Asian American Pacific Islander Student Center

 Dominique Faga'autau
Phone: 509-335-1986 

Chicanx/Latinx Student Center

Carlos J Salazar, Ph.D
Phone: 509-335-2617

 Native-American Student Center

Faith Price
Phone: 509-335-5849

 Academic Enrichment Center

J. Manuel Acevedo
Phone: 509-335-7852

 Smart Start Center

Stephen Bischoff, Ph.D
Phone: 509-335-1986

Our Programs

 Transfer Student Ambassador Program

Tabitha Espina
Phone: 509-335-5108

 Team Mentoring Program

J. Manuel Acevedo
Phone: 509-335-7852

 Community Relations and Outreach

Marcela C. Pattinson
Phone: 509-335-5965

Multicultural Student Mentoring Program

Tabitha Espina
Phone: 509-335-5108

Events and Announcements

Multicultural Graduation (Postponed until further notice)

Register by April 19 (or until maximum capacity is met.)

Registration fee: $5, payable at door.

Annual Reports

2008-2009 Report

2009-2010 Report

2010-2011 Report

2011-2012 Report

2012-2013 Report

2013-2014 Report

2014-2015 Report

2015-2016 Report

2016-2017 Report

2017-2018 Report

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela