Student Affairs SMU Multicultural Student Affairs

Multicultural Student Affairs


The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs works collaboratively with the campus community to provide support for students of color. We focus specifically on holistic development, advocacy and comprehensive student success. The office works to create an environment that fosters inclusivity and a deeper understanding of diversity

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Multicultural Student Affairs Staff

Multicultural Student Affairs is located on the third floor of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center in Suite 300.

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       Residential Commons

       Peer Dialogue Leaders

Student serving as a Peer Dialogue Leader will:

  • Understand social constructions of power and privilege
  • Increase ability to recognize multiple perspectives related to societal issues and diversity
  • Develop self-awareness in the context of social and cultural identities in relationship to other groups
  • Relate their cultural background and its influence on experiences and perceptions
  • Discuss diversity in relation to various social and cultural identity groups and their interactions
  • Practice effective small and large group facilitation

Specific Benefits

  • Significant leadership experience
  • Priority housing selection
  • Early Move-in
  • Practice and improvement of intercultural communication, public speaking and group facilitation skills

If you are interested in serving as a Peer Dialogue Leader,click here for more information.

                Applications are due on 

                     February 18, 2014

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Connect Mentoring Program: A mentoring program geared for first year and transfer multicultural students to support their transition to the university.
 Calendar Multicultural Event Calendar: Find out what's happening around campus.
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 Explore Multicultural Student Organizations


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