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. Visit our Instagram profile here: @pacu_smc

What We Provide

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

Recent Changes & Highlights:



Contact Us

Student Multicultural Center
Scott Hall 106/107 |


E-course flier

SpeakOut’s Race, Power, and Privilege E-Course offers video lessons, readings, activities, reflections, check-ins, and resources that help foster a more equitable and inclusive campus culture. Free enrollment being offered to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.

ALAS student club logo

The Association of Latinx and Ally Students, formerly known as the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, has been hard at work this summer creating a series of virtual programming. These events, named ALAS Pre-Orientation Summer Events, will continue until Aug. 22. They are hosted via Zoom from 3 – 4 p.m. PST on Saturdays.

Latinx Student club

The Hispanic Heritage Student Association (HHSA) is now called the Association of Latinx and Ally Students (ALAS). Learn more about the student club’s mission, its statement of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and goals for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Upcoming Events

6 p.m. | Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020
Forest Grove, Washburne University Center
6 to 7 p.m. | Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020
Forest Grove, Scott Hall, CLIC 100
6 to 7 p.m. | Friday, Oct. 23, 2020
Forest Grove, Scott Hall, CLIC 100
6 to 7 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020
Forest Grove, Scott Hall, CLIC 100
6 to 7 p.m. | Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020
Forest Grove, Scott Hall, CLIC 100
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. | Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020