Come Check Us Out!
Student Affairs (MSA) is located on the second floor of Building S in the
Student Services Center.
In addition to forming collaborative
partnerships with other divisions on campus to co-sponsor students and
community activities, MSA has specific programmatic initiatives, which include:
- Academic advising
- Transfer assistance
- Computerized scholarship information search
and career planning assistance
- Educational planning resources (i.e.
references, college catalogs, college applications, videos, and transfer
- Hosting representatives from sister
colleges and universities
- Faculty/staff mentoring program
- Peer (student) mentoring and study groups
- Personal enrichment workshops
- University field trips
- Educational, cultural, and social activities
- High school recruitment
- Sponsoring student organizations
- ESL Bridge
The goals of MSA are to:
Increase access and opportunity for
students of color and students with limited English to pursue higher
Promote development of academic and social
skills necessary for college and career success.
Assist in evaluating educational documents
and skills attained in other countries.
Provide assistance to attain a college
Facilitate successful transfer to a four-year
The department of Multicultural Student Affairs
(MSA) brings together staff from the Minority Student Transfer Center (MSTC) and the
Access and Success for Higher Education Program to promote the success of students of color and students with
limited English. Multicultural
Student Affairs programs at Moraine Valley Community College are designed to
recruit, retain, and promote degree completion of students of color and
individuals with limited English. MSA
provides direct student support services and coordinates individual and group
activities to promote integration into the college environment and academic
success. Multicultural Student
Affairs services are available to all students. However, primary
constituents are individuals of color and individuals with limited English.
Through students services, MSA supports academic excellence and
stimulates positive social and cultural interaction.
takes an active role in promoting respect for diversity and exploration and
learning from the myriad cultures that our increasingly diverse student body
works to foster a community in which the reality of cultural diversity is
recognized and celebrated.
collaboration with the Student Life office, MSA actively supports student organizations
such as the Alliance of African American Students, the Alliance of Latin American
Students, the Arab Student Union, and the Indian and Pakistani Student Union. MSA assists student organizations
in coordinating educational, cultural,
and social activities, as well as offering guidance on issues related to
Director: Adrienne Stewart,
Telephone: (708) 974-5478
Coordinator of the English Language Learner Center:
Arlene de la Paz-Kane, M.A.
Coordinator of Minority Student Achievement:
Alexandria Elvira, M.B.A.
Spring and Fall Office
Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri., 9 a.m.-noon