Carleton College Office of Intercultural Life (OIL)
The Office of Intercultural Life strives to create a diverse and welcoming campus community that embraces individual difference, advocates for social justice, and cultivates inclusion. OIL centers the experiences of students of color while working collaboratively to create a campus wide culture of understanding and authentic living.
- Foster belonging by creating a safe space and supportive environment where students of color feel accepted, included, and valued as their authentic selves.
- Build community by maximizing engagement and strengthening bonds among individuals and communities of color.
- Support academic success and retention through collaboration with faculty, deans, and college resources.
- Raise awareness of and explore issues affecting communities of color locally, nationally, or globally.