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Cross-Cultural Center

  • Artifact Lab: A Series of Creative Writing and Ethnic Studies Mini Workshops - Thursday 4/23 11am to 12pm - Tuesday 4/28 4pm to 5pm - For more info, dates and to register, visit: tinyurl.com/ArtifactLab
  • Cross-Cultural Center space closed - Check our Instagram for updates to come
  • All On Campus Events Canceled - Effective Now through End of April -

As the first of the Student Life Centers established at CSUSM in 2003, the Cross-Cultural Center encourages identity exploration by challenging students to think critically about social justice issues and appreciate differences. Our programs promote the development of cultural intelligence, examine various forms of activism, and train students for campus leadership, community engagement, and social change. We create a space for marginalized communities to belong and support efforts for them to achieve their fullest potential for academic success.

All of the programs are connected to our four program themes:

  • Activism and Advocacy
  • Developing multicultural competency
  • Critical engagement across social identity groups
  • Retention of underrepresented and underserved students

We encourage you to visit the space and check out the Love Generator Mural and other social justice related artwork.

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Center Hours

Monday-Thursday | 8:30am-6:00pm
Friday | 8:30am-5:00pm

Closed weekends and university holidays