Student Cultural Houses

composite of cultural houses

Afro-American Cultural Center The Afro House is a safe space for Black students, where they can feel welcomed and at home.

Afro House-advised student groups: Hubbard Scholars | Black Art; Real Stories (B.A.R.S.) | Black Student Union (BSU)

Asian Pacific American Cultural Center APACC is a space for affirming and healing student identities affiliated with the center, and a space for fellowship and community building.

Latin Native American Cultural Center LNACC fosters a sense of belonging, where students can authentically engage with their personal, academic, cultural, emotional, and spiritual identities in a safe, trusting, loving, non-competitive, non-judgmental, yet challenging space.

Pride Alliance Center Pride House supports student success and holistic wellness by providing a nurturing and affirming space for our LGBTQ students.

Other Campus Resources

Iowa Edge Program The Iowa Edge is an exciting program for selected African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Latino/a, first-generation, and LGBTQ+ college students transitioning to college. Participate in The Iowa Edge to meet faculty and campus leaders who will support you during your college experience; build community with a group of peers before the semester begins; and develop leadership skills for success in class, on campus, and in life.

Center for Diversity and Enrichment CDE brings together under one umbrella a variety of programs, offices, and services that work to create a welcoming climate for students, staff, and faculty from communities underrepresented in higher education. CDE is a unit of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion DDEI helps to coordinate the central diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and inform all parts of campus about opportunities happening across campus.

Student Disability Services The SDS mission is to bridge the accessibility gap in the classroom.

University Counseling Service UCS supports mental well-being, nurtures student success, and contributes to a safe, welcoming, and multiculturally aware campus community.

  • Trans-Inclusive Services Medical and mental health services from UCS for Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Non-Binary students seeking assistance/support as part of transitioning. 

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) Empowering individuals and fighting oppression since 1971.