Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located and what are the office hours?

The Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs (MADP) is located on the Pleasantville Campus of Pace University on the 2nd Floor of the Kessel Student Center,  Suite 208.  The office is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm and by appointment.  

Why should I go to the Office?

You should come to the MADP office and programs sponsored by the office to engage yourself in opportunities to better learn about yourself, others.  This office works to prepare students to interact with people with similar and different backgrounds and experiences. 

Do I need to be a student of color in order to interact with and visit the office?

No.  While the MADP Office works with underrepresented populations, it is designed to serve all students regardless of skin color, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, ability, or cultural heritage.  While the office

What kind of programs do you hold?

The MADP Office sponsors events that engage students in opportunities to share their own experiences and learn about other's experiences. The office provides opportunities for students to learn more about themselves through the Socratic method of inquiry and critical thinking.  These opportunities include films, guest speakers, discussions, training, and off-campus opportunities. 

Are there certain resources and materials in the office that students can use?

The office has informational materials, books, and videos that are available for students to use by request. 

What clubs and organizations are affiliated with the office?

The MADP Office directly oversees the AALANA Mentorship Program and the Peer Educator Program.  In addition to these student groups the office invites opportunities to work with all student organization; either within the student organization or co-sponsoring a program for the larger campus community. 

Tell me again, what is Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs?

Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs is a department within the division of Student Affairs that supports and advocates for underrepresented student populations as well as providing educational opportunities for the larger campus community.  Through programming, communication, and dialog the office promotes curricular and co-curricular development on issues related to, acknowledged and unacknowledged, similarities and differences.