University of Wisconsin–Madison

About The MSC

Mission

The primary mission of the Multicultural Student Center is to collaboratively strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus where all students, particularly students of color and other historically underserved students, can realize an authentic Wisconsin Experience.

Guiding Principles

Social Justice and Inclusion
Support for Students of Color
Advising and Advocacy
Leadership, academic, and career development
Community Building

Social Justice Framework

The MSC utilizes a social justice framework to educate the campus community, support students, and advocate for a more equitable and just campus.

Students Of Color

We utilize the phrase “Students of Color (SOC)” to intentionally include students who may identify as Black, African-American, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, Latinx, Chicanx, Native American, and multiracial.

Strategic Priorities

The Multicultural Student Center developed six strategic priorities for 2015-2019 in alignment with the Division of Student Life priorities.