Office of Multicultural Development
Simmons Hall Room 124
Akron, Ohio 44325-1804
New home for multicultural
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- Four-Phase Advising System (4PAS)
Provides multicultural students with unique, personalized and academic and career-related advising
- Learning Communities
Structured learning experiences for students who take two to four classes as a group, thus promoting the academic and social integration of students of color into the University.
- Multicultural New Student Orientation
ADVANCE is a special two-day orientation includes meeting with current UA students, faculty, and administrators, who help students learn identify and handle the challenges typically encountered in the freshmen year.
- Peer Mentoring Services
Mentoring is a one-on-one relationship between an experienced student and a new first-year student.
- Hispanic Outreach
Academic programs and services designed to recruit and retain Hispanic students.
- Scholarship opportunities
Scholarships for students of color who are in high school, in an undergraduate program or in a graduate program.
- African American Male Initiative
"Rising to the Occasion" is a comprehensive recruitment and retention model striving to increase the enrollment and graduation rates of African-American males at UA.