If you are an African-American, Native American, Latinx, or Asian student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, or are planning on attending UW-Platteville, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is here to help you. We want to help you succeed, seek leadership opportunities, and prepare for your professional and educational future.

Current Students

Services

Come visit the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs for any of the following:

  • Meet with an auxiliary advisor
  • Find out about opportunities to become more involved on campus or within our office
  • Learn about scholarship, internship, and resume-building opportunities
  • Meet other students on campus and join the OMSA community
  • Get assistance in finding out what resources on campus can be most helpful to you
  • Get answers to any other questions you may have

Resources

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs offers scholarships, activities, and other opportunities for students who have traditionally been underrepresented on our campus.

Lawton Grant
The Lawton Grant is a University of Wisconsin Systems grant to assist underrepresented students remain and succeed at UW-Platteville. Only Wisconsin residents are eligible for this state-funded grant.

Internship, Co-op, and Other Opportunities
Find internship, co-op and other educational opportunities. Check often; this list is updated as opportunities become available.

Upcoming Events
Get connected to campus at events offered through the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

Scholarship Information Learn about scholarship opportunities offered through UW-Platteville, as well as national scholarships.

Diversity Education Fund (DEF)
If you are in a campus group, the Diversity Education Fund (DEF) provides monetary resources to student organizations that organize campus events and/or professional development activities.

Future Students

Academic Enrichment Program

If you are considering attending the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) is designed to support you as you transition from high school to college. We provide:

  • SUCCEED Summer Bridge programs to help with academic transitions to college
  • Cohort scheduling, where you take classes with a group of students you already know
  • Auxiliary advising
  • Service learning
  • Academic workshops
  • Financial literacy workshops
  • Cultural events

These programs are designed to engage you not just as a scholar, but as a member of our campus community. We encourage growth in knowledge, and in relationship building.

The key components that comprise the Academic Enrichment Program are the SUCCEED Summer Bridge Program and the First Year Interest Group Program.

We also continue to provide leadership, professional development, conference participation, and presentation opportunities throughout your time here at UW-Platteville.