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Social Justice and Advocacy

On January 8, 2002 the Multicultural Student Center (MSC) was established on the campus of the University of Central Florida. The MSC is an office dedicated to all students from all backgrounds. Come create cultural awareness through new and exciting events and meet new people and learn about new cultures.

The MSC's mission is to create a more inclusive and equitable campus environment that enriches the university experience through actively supporting diverse and intentional programming. The MSC will strive to promote awareness, strengthen cultural competency and social responsibility by encouraging the educational exploration and challenge of societal norms that enables students to explore the varied concepts of multiculturalism. For the MSC, multiculturalism extends beyond areas of race, ethnicity, and culture and includes sexuality, gender identity, ability, spirituality, and social advocacy to support a more culturally competent UCF student body.

Multicultural Awareness Programming

  • August - Taste of UCF
  • September - Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month (Sep. 15- Oct. 15)
  • October – LGBTQ+ History Month
  • November - Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20
  • December - World Aids Day Banquet
  • February - Black History Month
  • March - Month of the Women & Transgender Day of Visibility
  • April – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Graduations Celebration

Dr. Valerie King Nguzo Saba Graduation

A Partnership with the Multicultural Academic Student Services (MASS). First Generation students and students of African descent are celebrated for their success.

Lavender Graduation

In Collaboration with LGBTQ+ Services, an intimate celebration is held to praise graduates of the LGBTQ+ community.

Nuestra Graduación

A Partnership with LaFaSa Latin American Faculty and Staff Association (LaFaSa), to congratulate our Hispanic/ Latin Students and their families.

Support for RSO's

Culturally-based Registered Student Organizations (RSO’s) have the opportunity to apply for a shared workspace within Social Justice and Advocacy at the beginning of every fall semester. Organizations that are granted workspace with a shared computer an access to printing. In addition, MSC also provides funding opportunities to RSO's.

2018-2019 Housed RSO's

  • Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)
  • Black Female Development Circle (BFDC)
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Children Beyond Our Borders (CBOB)
  • Filipino Student Association (FSA)
  • Gospel & Cultural Choir (GCC)
  • Jamaican Student Association (JAMSA)
  • National Association for The Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Pre-Students of Osteopathic Medical Association (Pre-SOMA)
  • Progressive Black Men, Incorporated (PBM)
  • Sparks Magazine

Pride Commons

Pride Commons is a social space for the UCF LGBTQ+ community and Allies. Pride Commons provide resources and community and is open to all students of all genders and sexual orientations.

taste of ucf

Multicultural Student Center

Hours Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm
Phone 407-823-0401
Fax 407-823-0033
Location Student Union 207

Pride Commons

Hours Mon-Fri: 11am - 5pm
Phone 407-823-3082
Location Ferrell Commons 171