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 
  • Variety of other resources

 

Contact Us

Student Multicultural Center
Scott Hall 106/107 | +1 (503) 352-2715 | kayla.wong@pacificu.edu

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All first year and new transfer students are invited to apply for the Global Scholars First Year Travel stipend. The stipend offers students a discount of up to $1500 to participate in spring 2020 travel courses to Namibia, Costa Rica, Spain, or Romania. Students with second language proficiency and diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply by Nov. 1. 

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The Office of Equity, Diversion and Inclusion is hosting a series of workshops on the University's Bias/Hate Incident Reporting System. Learn the difference between a bias incident and a hate incident and how to report it.

Multicultural center

Nestled in the heart of Scott Hall you’ll find the Student Multicultural Center on the main floor. The SMC is a cozy space that feels like a family room with a couch, tables and chairs, a refrigerator, a sink and microwave. Students describe the center as a home away from home that is open to all students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Upcoming Events

Feb
20
All Day | Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
Forest Grove, Marsh Hall, Taylor Auditorium 216