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Office of Black Student Affairs

The Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA) is a cultural center and service unit within the Claremont University Consortium.

The Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA) is a cultural center and service unit within The Claremont Colleges Services. On behalf of The Claremont Colleges, OBSA is dedicated to providing support, resources and space for students of African descent to feel safe, valued, informed and connected. OBSA offers a range of programs, services and activities on behalf of enrolled 7C students of African descent, faculty, staff and allies. Our key service areas include identity-based workshops, skill building activities, mentoring, arts engagement activities, student organizational support, professional/career development workshops, the sharing of 7C resources and referrals, heritage-month programming and other monthly celebrations, and collaborative partnerships with 7C colleges, departments and organization. 

OBSA Newsletters

Stay up to date with OBSA by reading our news. The publication informs our communities about upcoming events, fellowships and jobs, features special initiatives and partnerships, and highlights a range of student-centered opportunities across the 7 colleges.

OBSA Fall 2018 Newsletter

OBSA Programs and Services

  • Identity-based workshops
  • Skill-building activities
  • Mentoring
  • Arts engagement activities
  • Student organizational support
  • Professional/career workshops
  • Heritage month programming and other monthly celebrations
  • Collaborative partnerships with 7C colleges, departments and organizations

Subscribe to OBSA!

Sign up here to receive our monthly newsletter and electronic announcements about our upcoming events.