Our MissionThe Office of Multicultural Affairs works to enroll and retain historically underrepresented students and provides an educational environment that supports the development of all students to become culturally proficient healthcare providers and researchers.
Support & Advocacy
Advocate & Liaison
The Office of Multicultural Affairs at SUNY Upstate Medical University serves as an advocate for, and liaison to, all four colleges on issues that impact historically underrepresented students.
Academic Support & Other Services
The office offers a program of academic support for all students, including faculty- and student-run tutorials. OMA makes every effort to help students feel welcome. Our support includes identifying local resources (minority businesses, community and religious organizations, etc.) so that students may better connect with the local community while enrolled at SUNY Upstate.