Student Multicultural Center

The Student Multicultural Center is the culmination of advocacy by students, both current and alumni, to establish a location of equitability and inclusion for all students who call Pacific University home.

Mission Statement

The Student Multicultural Center (SMC) is an integral part of Pacific University that represents students of all identities, cultures and abilities. In a continuously evolving world, we strive to promote cultural sensitivity through education and advocacy within our university and student operations.

Vision Statement

Working to empower, impact and inspire, the Student Multicultural Center fosters an inclusive and brave environment through transformative and transparent practices.

Who We Are

Located in Scott Hall Room 106/107 on the Forest Grove Campus, the SMC is a vibrant hub that welcomes and serves all members of our community including Pacific University students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, community members and other campus visitors. The SMC provides our visitors with a home away from home and a source of educational opportunities.

What We Provide

  • Free, reservable meeting and event space 
  • Student organization office space
  • Study & Lounge area
  • Open 5 days a week 
  • Variety of other resources

Summer 2018 Employment Opportunity

The SMC is accepting applications through June 25, 2018 for two temporary, part-time positions that will work to create strategic orientation activities for incoming freshman and transfer students of color and their families coming to Pacific in the fall of 2018.
Summer 2018 SMC Application.