OMSS Multicultural Advisory Applications

The Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Multicultural Student Programming Council (MSPC). They encourage any student who is interested in diversity and inclusion to review the information and consider submission an application. The deadline to apply for Fall 2016 is Friday, September 16th. The deadline to apply for Spring 2017 is Friday, January 20th. 

Purpose of MSPC:

The purpose of the MSPC is to establish a group of students to support the mission, programs and outreach efforts of the Office of Multicultural Student Services. OMSS envisions students involved in MSPC to be ambassadors who are positive, outgoing, creative and enthusiastic students who will heighten the importance of cultural awareness on our campus and increase participation of such programming. More specifically, the MSPC’s purpose is to:

  • Strengthen intercultural communication and collaboration between Ferris multicultural registered student organizations
  • To serve as ambassadors for OMSS to various communities, organizations, committees and departments

Advantages to Participating: 

  • Leadership experiences
  • Volunteer Hours
  • Prominent recognition and exposure
  • Stipends

Expectations and Responsibilities: 

The expectations and responsibilities of MSPC ambassadors will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Committed to being a volunteer member of the MSPC for the full academic school year
  • Attending the MSPC meetings bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 11:00-11:45am in FLITE
  • Being knowledgeable about the OMSS and its resources
  • Promoting the OMSS and its resources
  • Maintaining ongoing contact with leaders of multicultural registered student organizations
  • Volunteering to support cultural awareness events and programs identifies by the OMSS

Qualifications Needed:

  • Be a Ferris student and have a minimum of a 2.3 GPA
  • Commit to the understanding and appreciation of diversity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrate a familiarity with the OMSS mission, service, programs and resources
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable meeting and engaging with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Eager for leadership opportunities and new experiences

How to Apply:

Submit a completed copy of the application form online at or fill out the form below and submit to OMSS in FLITE Suit 159. Any question should be directed to or call at 231-591-2617.

OMSS MSPC Ambassador Application. Courtesy of OMSS at Ferris State University.

OMSS MSPC Ambassador Application. Courtesy of OMSS at Ferris State University.