About Us

Serving Students since 1969

In 1969, Creighton University established the first office to support and advocate for diversity and inclusion.  Over the years, this office has had several name changes, but since 1994 it has been known as the Office of Multicultural Affairs.  (Read more about the history of the Office of Multicultural Affairs.)

Today, the Office of Multicultural Affairs stands as a vibrant, evolving, and multi-faceted office dedicated to students and their learning. 

Mission Statement

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is a department in the Division of Student Life at Creighton University, a Jesuit Catholic University. Our professional services are grounded in supporting the mission of Creighton University and Jesuit and Ignatian traditions and values. Through our services and programs to students, staff and faculty we advance the educational, cultural and social understanding of our diverse human family.

To accomplish this mission, the office has four primary functions: