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! 

**We currently have an opening on our Communications Branch as a committee member. Scholarship waiver available is based on Utah Residency at this time only. 

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MSC Positions:

MSC members will be able to plan and implement meaningful programs and events, while also enhancing their interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • MSC Executive Branch:
    • Multicultural Representative/UVUSA Liaison
    • Executive Council Coordinator
    • Academic Coordinator
    • Activities Coordinator
    • Communications Coordinator
  • MSC Branch Support:
    • Committee Member (Activities, Academic, Communications)

MSC Events

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Mission Statement

Multicultural Student Council’s mission is to advocate for the success of underrepresented students by creating a sense of belonging that validates marginalized identities, facilitate spaces that increase awareness around cultural diversity and social inequality and prove opportunities for educational equity.

MSC Requirements:

  • Possess a 3.0 GPA at the time of application 
    • Consideration may also be given to students who have achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher within the previous two semesters of coursework (must have taken 12 credits or more each semester)
  • All council members must maintain a 2.50 GPA or higher each semester
  • Be enrolled in and complete 12 credit hours each semester
  • Attend all required retreats and trainings
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Attend all required events and activities
  • Commitment to council success and event programming
  • Commitment to working with and advocating for multicultural students

Program Benefits

All MSC students receive a UVU scholarship for successful Multicultural Student Council participation and completion.  Depending on position type, scholarship amounts may cover up to the full cost of in-state tuition. Scholarship amounts can vary with each semester and depending upon fund availability. 

  • MSC Scholarships cannot be deferred for future semesters and can only be appealed once. 

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Questions?

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

 

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