Types of cultural programming available at the Multicultural Student Center including heritage months, new student orientation, leadership awards, The Black Voice, and more.
UW-Madison honors its diversity by cultivating intentional experiences and spaces for students to learn and celebrate within and across identity, culture, and heritage to promote a more culturally aware campus community.
New student orientations
Learn more about ways to get involved with cultural groups on campus, discover available resources, and hear from students who are already participating.
Events, gatherings, and learning opportunities to engage with other students including the A Place At The Table community meal and Midterm/Finals Study Jams.
Intended for students who self-identify within a group in order for these traditionally marginalized groups to build community with each other. Groups include: Unbutu, Tu Voz, Rooted, VisibiliTea and Sisters In Solidarity.
About Cultural Programs
The mission of Cultural Programming at the MSC is to cultivate intentional experiences and spaces for students to learn and celebrate within and across identity, culture, and heritage to promote a more culturally aware campus community.
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To achieve our mission the MSC Cultural Programming team has adopted the Tri-Sector Model of Cultural Practice (Jenkins & Walton, 2008), which includes the following:
- Community Building and Outreach
- Comprehensive marketing campaigns
- Campus and community involvement
- External outreach
- Cultural Programming
- Cultural engagement programs
- Cultural Leadership Development Programs
- Cultural Education Programs
- Administrative Practices
- Cultural Environment Creation
- Staff Professional Development
- Institutional Commitment
- Welcome Events
- Cultural Excursions
- Academic Events
- Graduation Receptions
- Discussion Groups
Heritage Months and Planning Committees
- Latinx Heritage Month: September 15-October 15
- Planning: April, June, July, AugusT
- Black History Month: February
- Planning: October, November, December, January
- APIDA Heritage Month: April (nationally celebrated in May)
- Planning: November, December, February, March
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Multicultural Student Center
Red Gym, 2nd floor
716 Langdon St, Madison WI