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Multicultural Student Services supports individual students as well as multicultural student organizations. Below you will find the range of services provided by MSS:

Advising & Personal Support

Our staff is equipped and prepared to assist with a number of student needs ranging from student engagement and involvement, to personal, social, and academic concerns.

Student Organization Support

  • Student Group Advising - The staff at MSS are available to meet with student leaders regarding a number of topics including event planning, space reservations, funding, leadership development, group dynamics, and other issues regarding leadership of student organizations.

  • MSS Advisory Board - In order for the MSS to engage with the larger multicultural student community, the MSS Advisory Board serves as a conduit for dialogue, opportunities for engagement and advocacy, and an ability to share critical feedback to ensure the success of the MSS and the community. The MSS Advisory board consists of leaders of multicultural organizations, student government, peer mentoring groups, and other student agencies/organizations.

Cultural Programming Board

  • The Cultural Programming Board (CPB) is appointed by the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer Patricia Lampkin, and administered by Multicultural Student Services, to support the development and implementation of cultural programming at the University of Virginia. For more information on applying for funding, visit the CPB website here.