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OMSAR

Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention

OMSAR's COVID-19 Response —

We are actively working on our plans to support your academic journey. Email diversity@ohio.edu or call 740.593.9376 with any questions or concerns.

Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention

Our Services

 

Student Expo

OMSAR sponsors a session at the annual Student Expo to highlight the research or creative activity OMSAR scholars are engaged with during their academic experience. The OMSAR sessions also highlight research pertaining to diversity and inclusion.

 

Learn more about the student expo

OMSAR Course Series

This three-course series rotates annually on topics of academic achievement, leadership, and community service.

  • INST 4900 Post-Baccalaureate Preparation Course


    During the fall term, junior or senior students may enroll in a class to help them prepare for their job search and/or graduate school application.

  • UC 2900: LINKS Peer Mentor Seminar


    The LINKS Peer Mentor Seminar is designed to assist in OMSAR's efforts to enhance the retention, academic performance, and social experiences of first-year multicultural students, and serves as the central course for the training of LINKS Peer Mentors. The purpose of the seminar is to help students gain an understanding of LINKS, OMSAR's first year transition and support program.

  • UC 2900: OHIO Men of Excellence Network Special Issues Course


    This UC 2900 Special Issues course presents an opportunity for participants in the OHIO Men of Excellence Network to plan and execute collegiate plans that meet student academic and professional goals. This course offers a customized path to academic enrichment, leadership, and planning, as well as the creation of a professional networking persona.

  • INST 1900: Learning Community Seminar


    This three-course series rotates annually on topics of academic achievement, leadership, and community service. This course is open to all students at Ohio University and is required for students with the Templeton, Appalachian, Urban, and Rankin scholarship.

Study Abroad

1,200
Average number of OMSAR scholars
3.20
Average overall GPA of all scholars
91%
of OMSAR LINKS participants persist from the fall to spring term
79%
of OMSAR LINKS participants persist from year one to year two

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Contact Us for More Information

 diversity@ohio.edu
  740.593.9376
31 S. Court Street, R. 143
Athens, OH 45701