In achieving its mission, Multicultural Student Affairs is made up of 3 units:
- African American Student Affairs (1984)
- Hispanic Student Affairs (2001)
- Native American Student Affairs (2001)
Some of the programs and services include the following: African American Symposium, Native American Symposium, Peer Mentor Program, Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Programming, Native American Heritage Month, A.S.A.P.- Academic Success Assistance Program, Kwanzaa Celebration, Freshman Honors Convocation, annual POW WOW, Student Leadership Development and Student Organization Advising. Target populations for Multicultural Student Affairs are determined by differences in retention and graduation rates for historically underrepresented groups, as well as anticipated demographic shifts regionally and nationally. Any NC State student can access programs and services through Multicultural Student Affairs.