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Office of Multicultural Affairs
phone: (208) 885-7716
fax: (208) 885-9494
TLC 230
875 Peremeter Drive MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

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Vandal Challenge

Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference

November 13-15, 2014
Moscow, Idaho

This four day conference is designed to help Latino high school students pursue higher education.

Some of the activities that will be included on this year’s itinerary are:  

  • Financing your Education
  • U of I Admissions
  • Professor Access Forum
  • Time Management
  • Attend a College Class
  • CAMP Presentation
  • Breakfast with the University President
  • Stay in Residence Halls
  • Campus Tour
  • Multicultural Student Organizations Presentations
  • And much more!

Organizacion de Estudiantes Latino Americanos (O.E.L.A.) is a student organization at the University of Idaho dedicated to the recruitment and retention of Latino/a students. Our primary focus is to help guide members to become successful in college and ensure that they continue on to graduate from U of I. One of O.E.L.A’s signature event is the Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference.

We hope that after participating in the Vandal Challenge Leadership Conference students will attend the University of Idaho the following year. It is our goal to increase the population of Latino/a students here at the University of Idaho. 

Applications need to be received by 5pm October 28, 2014. Forty to fifty students will be selected to attend and notified by Friday, October 31 about their acceptance.  

Fill out the Application Here!

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (208) 885-7716 or 1-88-88-UIDAHO ext. 7716 or

Information for high school counselor(PDF)

Information for high school student(PDF)

Print out Vandal Challenge Application Here (PDF)


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