Multicultural Affairs

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Office of Multicultural Affairs

Catherine E. Clack, Director

Welcome to Rice University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). Our team coordinates and implements educational, cultural, and social programs that empower student success and create a sense of belonging for students from historically underrepresented communities.

As we adapt to emerging issues, Our hands-on approach Empowers cultural student organizations through administrative and leadership support, Educates individuals on expanding cultural knowledge and appreciation, confronting prejudice, and understanding systemic oppression, Inspires the campus community to celebrate inclusion by understanding and appreciating differences, and Cultivates unwavering student success allies.

We welcome the opportunity to get to know you and enhance your Rice experience. Please let us know if you have questions or concerns. We are here to support you!

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Catherine E. Clack

Associate Dean of Undergraduates
Director, Multicultural Affairs


Office of Multicultural Affairs
RMC Cloisters, MS-527
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

Phone & Email:

713.348.5124 (office)
713.348.5931 (fax)