Office of Multicultural Affairs

Overview

WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA ST. PETERSBURG OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS!

We seek to create and promote a diverse and inclusive campus environment. The office provides diversity programming, activities and workshops with a goal to function as a resource for students, faculty, staff and the community.


Our Mission

Cultivate an (AWARENESS) and firm appreciation of all people through exposure of differences and similarities of culture, ideas and backgrounds; regardless of age, ethnicity, race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or physical qualities.
Facilitate student engagement and development through educational programming, trainings, and workshops.


PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs Programming Board
  • Unity Council

SERVICES

  • Safe Zone Ally Training
  • Diversity Training and Workshops
  • Multicultural Resource Library

Annual Events

students at st. pete MLK parade

MLK PARADE

The office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with various departments works to host a float in the second largest MLK Parade of the nation, held right in our own backyard! Together with the community, we honor the legacy of a great civil rights activist who continues to serve as an icon for people of all backgrounds who inspires all to believe in the day that we can finally achieve equal rights for all human beings.

students at st. pete pride festival

ST. PETE PRIDE PARADE

The office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with various departments works to host a float in Tampa’s largest LGBT Pride Celebration, held right in our own backyard! Imagine 5,000 people swishing and sauntering along Downtown St Pete’s Bayshore Dr in a dazzling array of sequins, beads, leathers and feathers to celebrate the power and beauty of diversity, with more than 200,000 people cheering them on. Here we show the state all the beautiful colors of our diverse community, and have a fabulous opportunity for unbridled self-expression and love.