Office of Multicultural Affairs
About Us

About Us

  • Vision statement

    We will be a national model for best practices in developing leaders committed to cultural solidarity, social justice and advancing liberation.

    Mission Statement

    The OMA works with all members of the university community in a social justice framework to promote the leadership formation, wellness, and success of students of color and queer students.


    • Advocate for and support the holistic development, persistence, and achievement of multicultural students
    • Encourage the development of multicultural and social justice competencies among members of the Seattle University community
    • Collaborate with campus and community partners to promote an inclusive environment and to enhance the quality of the Seattle University experience

    For more information regarding OMA and our programs please contact us via email at, or by phone at 206.296.6070.

    Nondiscrimination Policy

    Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices.

    All University policies, practices and procedures are administered in a manner consistent with Seattle University's Catholic and Jesuit identity and character. Inquiries relating to these policies may be referred to the University's Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity Officer.

    Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Seattle University has designated three individuals responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity may contact any one of the following Title IX coordinators:

    Dr. Michele Murray
    Associate Vice President of Student Development
    Student Center 140B

    Darrell Goodwin
    Dean of Students
    Student Center 320

    Mary Dawson
    HR Investigation & Compliance Specialist/ Deputy Title IX Coordinator
    (206) 398-4627


    Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.


    If you have any questions, please contact or 206-296-6070.