The Division of Multicultural Affairs serves as an information resource on the role and value of diversity in education for Western Michigan University and the greater Kalamazoo communities.

Our focus

  • Events and programs that promote cultural awareness
  • Support for student organizations
  • Networking opportunities
  • Mentor and peer mentor programs
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Academic progress monitoring
  • Employment and internships
  • Scholarship information

The Division of Multicultural Affairs strives to ensure that all students are given the full opportunity to discover and develop their talents, interests, and unique potential, and to provide a learning-centered environment that presents the context for intellectual, cultural, professional, and personal growth during the college experience. Through programs, services, and initiatives that address cross-cultural competency and personal empowerment, the Division of Multicultural Affairs fosters community development, leadership, and a campus climate that respects and appreciates the history, culture, and traditions of all students.

Special feature

Please visit the MLK Celebration website for a list of activities at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, and across the broader Kalamazoo community that are planned to honor slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., including a convocation, march, day of service, educational programs, and presentations.