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

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. Visit our Instagram profile here: @pacu_smc

Visit us in Scott Hall 122 on the Forest Grove Campus. 

What We Provide

  • Open 5 days a week; M-F 9am - 7pm
  • Free, reservable meeting and event space 
  • Student organization office space
  • Study & Lounge area
  • Variety of other resources

Recent Changes & Highlights:

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Contact Us

Student Multicultural Center
Scott Hall 122 

Email | smc@groups.pacificu.edu

Mail | UC Box A152

Upcoming Events

Dec
2
1 to 2 p.m. | Friday, Dec. 2, 2022
Forest Grove, Marsh Hall, Taylor Auditorium 216
Dec
7
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Dec
14
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Dec
21
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Dec
28
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Jan
4
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Jan
11
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)
Jan
18
4 to 5 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023
Forest Grove, Student Multicultural Center (121)

Headlines

Join us for the first of a five-part series on Latinx History. The online presentation will be led by Israel Pastrana, a Chicanx historian and educator, who will be discussing the historical origins of Latinx migration to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest on ZOOM at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 30.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to share a personal written or video message with Narce as she embarks on her retirement in December. 

THIS IS KALAPUYAN LAND lawn sign

Join Pacific University for THIS IS KALAPUYAN LAND, a panel exhibition, a land acknowledgment and a call to action, presented on the Forest Grove Campus by the Student Multicultural Center, The Tran Library, The Forest Grove Library and the Five Oaks Museum.