• Find strength in your community.
  • As a student, you begin an adventure in life-long learning
  • Find purpose through leadership.
  • Jump into leadership; as a scholar, it's your responsibility
    Jump into leadership; as a scholar, it's your responsibility
  • Engage in community, dialogue and conversation to build self-understanding
  • Shape your community through civic engagement.
  • Self-care means valuing your own well-being.

MSA's Mission

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) supports and empowers Iowa State University's students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native and/or Multiracial, and advocates for their holistic development across the University.

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Being a student of color at a predominantly white institution (PWI), acts of oppression, microaggressions, feelings of being unwanted at the university, and many other obstructions serve as motivation for students of color to become leaders in the community to be a part of changing the culture and atmosphere at Iowa State.