Multicultural Student Council (MSC)

Who can apply?

Multicultural Student Services values interactions among individuals with varying traditions, cultures, identities, genders, expressions, orientations, ages, abilities, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins.  We encourage all to apply that are currently or will be a full-time student at Utah Valley University!

Position Descriptions:

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Share Similarities. Value Differences. Live It.

The Multicultural Student Council (MSC) serves to promote and celebrate intercultural enrichment and diversity at Utah Valley University through programs and events, geared for all students of diverse populations*.  Through MSC programs and events, student leaders are able to promote academic success and strengthen student involvement.  

By participating as leaders in the Multicultural Student Council, students learn to identify and advocate for those needs expressed by students of diverse populations*, while also finding resolutions and resources to address those needs. Through this, MSC members will be able to plan and implement meaningful programs and events, while also enhancing their interpersonal and leadership skills.

*We recognize that diverse populations include, but are not limited to: race/ethnicity, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, and economic status.

Mission Statement

The Multicultural Student Council facilitates student success by celebrating the rich cultures that students of diverse populations share within Utah Valley University.  We provide opportunities to validate these cultures through programs and events that promote awareness and pride in all identities. 

MSC Requirements:

  • Be enrolled in and complete 12 credit hours each semester
  • Possess a 3.0 GPA at the time of application
    • All council members must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA or higher each semester
  • Attend all required retreats and trainings
  • Attend all required meetings 
    • Fall/Spring semesters: Every Tuesday & Thursday from 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Attend all required events and activities
  • Commitment to council success and event programming
  • Commitment to working with and advocating for diverse student populations*, especially those represented within Multicultural Student Services
  • Physical ability to lift equipment unaccompanied (between 30-50lbs)

Program Benefits

All MSC students receive a UVU scholarship in exchange for successful Multicultural Student Council participation and completion.  Scholarship amounts  cover up to the full cost of in-state tuition.  MSC Scholarships cannot be deferred for future semesters.

Questions?

Let us know! Call us at (801) 863-7349 or email us at snowda@uvu.edu.