Social Justice & Advocacy
Tunnel of Oppression
The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive tour that allows students, faculty, and staff to understand various types of oppression that marginalized groups often face. The purpose of this nationwide event is to educate and challenge thoughts and perceptions about topics related to oppression, power and privilege. Participants will experience topics related to hazing, mental health stigma, heterosexism, domestic violence, ethnocentrism, body positivity, and racism.
As a community of more than 66,000+ students we are a campus of diverse thoughts, knowledge, and beliefs. Interfaith Dialogue is where students, faculty, and staff will gather over a meal to share knowledge, experience, of their religious faith or non faith. By providing space and place for interfaith dialogue it will build a solid foundation for ongoing discussions within the UCF campus community. Dialogues are hosted the third Thursday of every month throughout the academic year at ’63 South where free lunch is provided.
Designed to provide brave spaces where the UCF campus community can engage in authentic dialogue around today’s social issues. These Café’s are hosted the second Tuesday of each month throughout the academic year in the SJA Lounge (SU 207) where free lunch is provided.
Lavender Lunch is an annual event geared towards LGBTQ+ students and their allies. It is an opportunity to discover important resources located across the UCF campus, as well as community partners within the Central Florida community. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how to get involved with various different programs within the office.
Take a stand against bullying and suicide by wearing purple and help us spread positivity and hope by writing encouraging messages to LGBTQ+ individuals. Join LGBTQ+ Services and learn about the struggles that LGBTQ+ people, specifically youth, face in today’s world.
The annual UCF drag show. The show will feature Orlando community drag performers on stage and a conversation about the importance of drag performers and intersectionality. Cash tips and donations will directly benefit the LGBTQ+ youth at Orlando’s Zebra Coalition.
Multicultural Student Center
Taste Of UCF
Taste of UCF is an annual event that celebrates our diverse community by giving students a taste of cuisine from around the world. Entertainment and food have a special place in all cultures- come see what MSC’s largest event is all about!
Casual drop-in discussions of hot topics in the LGBTQ+ community. Pride Chats take place every other week, alternating on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2-3pm. All students are welcome.
Cultural Dance Series
The Cultural Dance Series gives students an opportunity to learn and observe cultural dances from across the globe. The dance series is held monthly at the RWC. Find you inner dancer and enjoy some amazing cultural entertainment!
American Sign Language (ASL) Workshops
ASL workshops are a collaboration with ASL club to teach interested student how to sign.
World Aids Day Banquet
Annual World AIDS Day Banquet will bring awareness on the ongoing threat of HIV and AIDS in the community. The goal is to have students, faculty, staff and the community empowered to take care of their sexual health, stay updated on the issue to advocate to those that are affected.
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.
In Collaboration with LGBTQ+ Services, an intimate celebration is held to praise graduates of the LGBTQ+ community.
A Partnership with LaFaSa Latin American Faculty and Staff Association (LaFaSa), to congratulate our Hispanic/ Latin Students and their families.