About the Office of Multicultural Development


The Office of Multicultural Development at The University of Akron is committed to creating an affirming, inclusive, and welcoming environment for every student. We offer direct services, programs, and resources focused on enhancing academic success, retention, and graduation. Collaborating with other campus partners, our department facilitates opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to foster cultural awareness, engage in meaningful intercultural dialogue, and embrace intellectual diversity. Our dedication to these principles underscores our commitment to fostering a campus community that celebrates diversity and promotes the well-being of all.


OMD is dedicated to amplifying UA's commitment to inclusive excellence, fostering a broader understanding, and promoting greater success for all students. We aim to play a pivotal role in enhancing academic success, retention, and individual growth for our diverse student populations, embracing intellectual diversity as a cornerstone of our efforts.

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Find us on campus.

  • Simmons Hall, Room 124
    Akron, OH 44325-1804