The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs strives to educate each member of the
university community. Through understanding the individual responsibility they carry,
Carolinians can create a community of acceptance for all individuals as well as nurture
an atmosphere of inclusion and positive social change.
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Black Male Initiatives
BlackSpace MAPP Queer Connections
Cultural Programs and Engagement
Celebration of Excellence
Identity365 Hip Hop Wednesday Multicultural Senior Recognition Ceremony Q'afe Student Organizations
Diversity and Social Justice Education What's here?
Diversity Retreat Faculty and Staff Development OMSA Peer Educators Request a Workshop Social Justice Program
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Readings and Resources
Social Media Toolbox Our Staff Calendar
Places to Gather
Intersection Multicultural Lounge
Russell House West Wing 034
(behind Panera and down the stairs)
M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Interfaith Initiatives Daily Prayer and Reflection Spaces
Expand all 300 Main St
Room B104 M-F 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Carolina Faith Center
728 Pickens St
M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Center for Health and Wellbeing
1409 Devine St, C.A.L.M. Oasis Room 215
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Carolina Card is required to enter; Open meditation is closed during scheduled events.
Please check the schedule placed outside of the door
Due to Covid-19 restrictions 6 people at a time is the maximum room capacity.
1705 College St., Suite 470 (4th Floor, International Student Services Suite)
M-F 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
1512 Pendleton St, Rm. 116
M-F 8 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Russell House University Union
The prayer and medidation space is open all hours that RHUU is open.
The Multicultural Assistance Peer Program (MAPP) is a program designed to assist first
year multicultural students in their transition to the University of South Carolina.
Mentors are an integral part of helping students establish positive networks for the
student’s matriculation; academically, socially and culturally. Click here to apply by March 4
Monday, Feb. 26, 2024
Location: RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage Cost: Free
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2024
Location: RHUU Greene Street Cost: FREE
Monday, Mar. 25, 2024
Location: RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage Cost: Free View All OMSA Events