Student Activities


Multicultural Student Orientation

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Join Ambrosians of increasingly varied ethnic and racial backgrounds who have found a home within our small but vibrant multicultural community. Create a fellowship among students, faculty and staff as you explore the campus and programs and discover opportunities to grow, learn and expand your horizons at St. Ambrose University.

Multicultural House - Opened Fall 2015

Located:  411 W. Locust Street 

The mission of the Multicultural House is to serve as a campus-wide resource that facilitates and promotes a learning community of multicultural understanding and exchange through collaboration, dialogue and action. The St. Ambrose University Multicultural House will be designed to be the space where students, staff and faculty members purposefully take part in dialogue, which it will affirm the rich histories of marginalized communities of color, diverse ethnic backgrounds, religions, gender and sexual orientation.

The Multicultural House on the first floor features a multi-purpose open space area/room for lounging, studying, group meetings, performances, movie nights, presentations, open dialogue, and more. Also, on the first floor is a small kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, and kitchen cabinet space. Available Fall 2016:  On the upper level of the Multicultural House is a library/study area, lounge area, conference room space, and mini kitchenette. Outside of the house presents endless opportunities with a lawn for small gatherings, outdoor activities such as playing games and grilling, and much more. Students, staff, faculty, alumnus, and community affiliates of St. Ambrose University can reserve to use the Multicultural House facility by completing a reservation form. Priority of rental will be given to groups and individuals that reflect and support the mission of the Multicultural House. 

Upcoming Event:  

Multicultural Social and Open House

Monday, August 22, 2016 
Time:  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Location:  The Multicultural House at 411 W. Locust Street (next to the Kreiter Building)

Meet new friends from around the U.S. and the world by joining us for the Multicultural Social and Open House. This event is open to all students and is part of the 2016 Welcome Week list of events.  At this event you will have the opportunity to hear from upperclassmen in a student leader panel, listen to music, partake in free food, participate in outdoor game activities and more! 


Ramona Amos, Intercultural Life and Leadership Programs Coordinator