2260 Memorial Union (near the parking ramp)Mission
The primary mission of the Multicultural Center is to develop a sense of community between students, staff, and faculty of color on the Iowa State University campus.
The Multicultural Center will also play a major role in educating all members of the ISU community on the cultural histories and heritages of U.S. ethnic minority groups and help further the understanding and appreciation for the differences that exist among and between them.
The overall intent of the Center is to create an environment where awareness of one's cultural identity and a deeper understanding and respect of others' differences with respect to culture, are readily accepted and embraced.Multicultural Center Art Philosophy:
The art philosophy of the Multicultural Center is to embrace, express, and celebrate the diverse cultures of Iowa State University and create a welcoming space for students. Furthermore, the Multicultural Center will inspire pride, support, and love through cross cultural experiences and dialogues.Overall title: "Unity Thru Clay"
Mirror: "Reflection on Diversity"
3 Tile Collection: "You Are Not Alone"
Large Bowl: "Friendship Bowl"
Donate Handle Vessel: "Chingoo" (friends)
Tornado vessel with rocks: "Come-Together"
The Multipurpose Room of the Multicultural Center can fulfill your need for meeting space, receptions, and many other uses. Please call the Memorial Union Event Management office at 294-1437 to reserve this space. Please note that any catering for events held in the Multipurpose Room must be done through ISU Dining.
Resources in the Multicultural Center:
4 Desktop computers with printer access
A comfortable lounge with 40" flat screen television
2 private study rooms
A library for relaxing and browsing
A Multipurpose room that can be reserved for your groups' events
Lockers available for students on the go!