The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Latinx Student Success (LSS) team works to cultivate Latinx communities for academic, social, and professional support. The LSS team promotes full inclusion of Latinx students and seeks to raise the visibility of Latinx groups on campus. Through high impact programs and collaborations, the LSS team is here to serve students, staff, and faculty of the Ohio State Latinx community. For more information on events or resources feel free to email ( or visit our resource page (

Sponsored Programs and Collaborations

Latinx Leadership Development Institute

Latinx Leadership Development Institute (LLDI) focuses on the enhancement of the educational experience of first-year Latinx students through supplementary educational, social, and cultural activities that assist in the development of a students’ leadership abilities. LLDI serves first-year Latinx students by providing mentoring opportunities and workshops that focus on academic, social, and professional success.

Latino & Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research

Latino & Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) provides a safe space of enrichment and research for Latinx students and supports pre-collegiate outreach and mentoring.

¿Qué Pasa, Ohio State? 

¿Qué Pasa, Ohio State? is the magazine for Latinx scholarship and community at Ohio State. Published every semester, Qué Pasa showcases the important work in the Latinx community at Ohio State and beyond.

Latinx Early Arrival Program is a four-day program for incoming first-year Latinx students. The program is intended to help students begin to find a sense of belonging at Ohio State and equips them with knowledge of campus resources necessary for their academic and personal success. Co-sponsored by the Office of Student Life Multicultural Center. For more information and to register, contact Indra Leyva at

SACNAS Bound Buckeyes 

SACNAS Bound Buckeyes promotes undergraduate student STEM research engagement through travel scholarships to national conferences and coaching sessions to develop presentation skills. Co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Undergraduate research office.

Café con Leche Networking Hour 

Café con Leche Networking Hour provides the Latinx community at Ohio State a place where they can commune with other Latinx students, faculty, and staff to discuss various topics based on the needs and interests of the Latinx  community.