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Office of Student Equity

Our Mission

The Office of Student Equity (OSE) 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.


Contact Us

The Office of Student Equity 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!

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Our Student Centers

 African American Student Center

Jessica Samuels, Ph.D. 
Phone: 509-335-2626

 Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center

 Dominique Faga'autau
Phone: 509-335-1986  

Chicanx/Latinx Student Center

Elvia Diaz 
Phone: 509-335-2617

Undocumented Student Center

Marcela Pattinson
Phone: 509-335-5965

Our Programs

Compass Mentor Program 

Stephen Bischoff, Ph.D.
Phone: 509-335-7704

 Team Mentoring Program

J. Manuel Acevedo
Phone: 509-335-7852

 Smart Start Program

Currently inactive for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 school year.


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

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