From a multicultural student life perspective, the Office is responsible for planning and implementing cultural awareness and diversity education programming for the student community at Hofstra. The office works closely with a variety of campus constituencies to ensure that Hofstra University remains a diverse campus that embraces its multicultural identity. The office is also responsible for coordinating many cultural-themed heritage months for the University, including Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women's History Month, Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and LGBTQ programming. The office staff also advises 20 student cultural clubs and organizations.
From an international student life perspective, the office plays a major role in the student experience by offering various academic, social and cultural programs for the international student community. There are more than 850 international students from more than 70 countries in attendance at Hofstra University, and the office provides leadership with all immigration and international student related issues.