Multicultural Affairs

multicultural_1The Office of Multicultural Affairs functions as the campus resource for multicultural and diversity issues at Springfield College. Since the College is strongly committed to diversity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs develops and coordinates support services for all students, with a strong emphasis on underserved populations.

Student Support

  • Individual and group meetings with students to help with any issue that challenges their college experience
  • An open door policy that welcomes all students
  • Cultural and educational programming
  • Programming dedicated to campus conversations around cultural differences

Celebrations of Cultural Heritage

  • African-American History Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • National Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month
  • Native American Heritage Month


  • The Cultural Connections Program is designed to build unity through community by attracting students from diverse populations receptive to engaging in cross cultural conversations with an emphasis on social justice and leadership.
  • The multicultural student mentoring program matches upper-class students with first-year students to enhance their educational experience.
  • The annual Seven College Unity Fest brings area colleges together to experience a shared sense of community. The event features live entertainment and the opportunity to sample ethnic food.
  • The office offers mentoring opportunities through the 5A (Academic, Athletic, Arts, Achievement Association). This is a youth recreational and academic assistance program that involves students working with Springfield urban youth.
  • The African and African-American Education, Research and Training Institute (AADERT) Conference brings lecturers to the College to educate African and African-Americans on issues that affect their communities.