Office of Multicultural Student Success

Welcome to the Office of Multicultural Student Success!

OMSS Overview 

The OMSS staff wishes you success at The University of Toledo and wants you to know we are here to assist you during your stay. You may have a basic question or a concern that needs immediate attention; regardless of your need, remember that this is your home away from home.

Our homepage will acquaint you with general information about the Office of Multicultural Student Success and its specific programs that are designed for your educational and social development. To learn about our diversity plan, click here.

We look forward to meeting you and learning how we can help you succeed at UT! Stop in the office at 2500 Student Union, Bancroft campus, or call us at 419.530.2261.  

Open Mic Night 

September 7, 2016
October 5, 2016
November 2, 2016
December 7, 2016


Heritage and History Month Goals

Goal 1: Commemorate, honor, and celebrate the contributions made by each group to our country in general and The University of Toledo in particular

Goal 2: Educate and inform University of Toledo students about the unique culture of each group

Goal 3: Provide opportunities for students to learn how to interact with the diversity of people on campus and foster a more unified and cohesive campus community.


Black History Month

February 2017
Black History Month

Black History Month at The University of Toledo is the annual observance held each February that celebrates and commemorates the history and contributions of people from the African diaspora.






Women's History Month March 2017
 Women's History Month

Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.  It is celebrated during the month of March.







Diversity Month

April 2017
Diversity Month

The University of Toledo has designated the month of April to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity by providing programs and events for the campus community.






Jewish American Heritage MonthApril 2017
Jewish American Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month is an annualrecognition and celebration of Jewish American achievements in and contributions to the United States of America.It is observed annually in the U.S. during the Month of May and celebrated at The University ot Toledo each April.




Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

April 2017
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is a celebration of the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  It is observed annually in the U.S. during the month of May and celebrated at The University of Toledo each April.






Mentorship opportunities

The Office of Multicultural Student Success Mentorship Programs are intrusive support programs designed to enhance the life experiences of multicultural students. Our goal is to help students maximize their academic and leadership potential through educational workshops, peer interactions, professional mentorship, community service, conferences and campus involvement. Participants will receive: financial support for conference registration, leadership & diversity training, and priority for scholarship and other campus development opportunities.  For more information on these mentorship opportunities, click here. To apply for a mentorship opportunity, click here.  (PRIMOS has a second application, found here.)



Last Updated: 1/9/17