Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is temporarily closed.

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will be closed until April 30, 2020 to adhere to University policies related to minimizing the impact of the COVID-19 virus.


While the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the cancelation of the Spring 2020 Lavender Graduation, a virtual Lavender Celebration co-sponsored by the Lavender Graduation Planning Committee, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Q Collective will take place on April 24.

Please register at to participate in the Lavender Celebration and to receive your cord and certificate via mail.

Email for more information.


The Donning of the Kente Ceremony and Latinx Achievement Ceremony have been cancelled and will not have a virtual option. Kente and Serape stoles will be mailed to students interested in receiving a stole.

Please register for the Donning of the Kente Ceremony &/or the Latinx Achievement Ceremony at to receive your stole(s) via mail.

Email for more information.


The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is currently accepting applications for the following Fall 2020 Graduate Assistant positions:

Graduate Assistant for LGBTQIA+ Student Services

Graduate Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion Education and Advocacy

Graduate Assistant for Cultural and Leadership Programming

Graphic Design and Marketing Graduate Assistant

If interested, please apply online thru or Handshake. Include your resume and cover letter that outlines the experience, knowledge, and skills you possess that will make you successful in this position by April 27, 2020.


For general questions about University operations, please email or call (804) 828-1244.

For questions about OMSA programming and office operations, please email

If this is an emergency, please call VCU Police at (804) 828-1234.

We will continue to update this website as the situation develops.

For the most up to date information regarding how VCU is addressing the Corona Virus: