Santa Clara University

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Upcoming Events


  •  Veterans Day Commemoration, Noon, 11/11/2015

    The SCU Community is invited to a Veterans Day Commemoration Event.

    Wednesday, 11/11/2015, Noon to 1 p.m.
    SCU Veteran's Plaza (adjacent to Stevens Stadium and the entrance to the main parking structure)

    There will be a brief program, wreath laying, and a special celebration to mark the 240th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps.

    A reception will follow.

  •  Safe Space Training for Faculty and Staff

    November and December 2015 Safe Space Training Announced for Faculty and Staff

    November 4, 2015
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center (Benson)
    November 13, 2015
    12:30 to 2 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center (Benson)

    November 16, 2015
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center (Benson)
    December 2, 2015
    10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center (Benson)
    December 4, 2015
    12:30 to 2 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center
    Dates for 2016 Winter and Spring quarter workshops will be announced in December.
    Click here to register for training.
  •  Study Abroad Fair

    Study Abroad Fair
    Tuesday, 10/13/2015
    11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    California Mission Room, Benson Center

    Want to learn about the different options for Study Abroad that are offered at SCU?  Want to learn which ones best match up to your major?  Come to the Study Abroad Fair.

  •  Fall 2015 OML Events

    Multicultural Welcome Reception
    Tuesday, 10/6/15, 5 to 7 p.m.
    Locatelli Gathering Hall
    Open to all students of color to mix, mingle, and kick off the year. RSVP required: e-mail for more information.

    ThursGAY Lunch
    Thursday, 10/8/15, 12:30 to 2 p.m.
    Rainbow Resource Center, Benson 11
    Come to meet the new Assistant Director, Danielle Aguilar, and enjoy a free lunch.

    [Difficult Dialogue] Free Trade vs. Fair Trade
    Thursday, 10/8/15, 6 to 8 p.m.
    San Fillipo Lounge
    In collabortion with the Office of Residence Life and the Justice Starts Here Committee

    National Coming Out Day - Presented by GASPED
    Friday, 10/9/15, afternoon
    Outside of Benson
    Join GASPED as it celebrates the coming out of SCU community members.

    Rainbow Resource Center Grand Reunion Open House
    Friday, 10/9/15, 12:30 to 2 p.m.
    Benson 11
    Drop in at the RRC for refreshments and to meet SCU's LGBTQ alums.

    Latino Role Model/SCU Raza Day
    Sunday, 10/11/15, all day (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
    Mayer Theatre
    MEChA El-Frente, along with Univison, the Mexican Consulate, and SCU, are hosting an empowerment seminar for Latinx high school students. Through workshops and motivational speakers, the goal is to assist Latinx students in reaching their educational dreams. Volunteers for this event should contact Natalie Palencia at

    OUTober's Got Talent
    Tuesday, 10/13/15, 7:30 p.m.
    Locatelli Activity Center
    An LGBTQ student showcase/open mic night to celebrate SCU's queer community. Any student who identifies as LGBTQ is welcome to perform and let their voices be heard during the open mic portion.  ALL students are welcome to attend and celebrate SCU's queer community!

    Chicano/Latino Heritage Month Celebration Lunch
    Friday, 10/16/15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Alameda Mall
    Stop by for free food and performances to celebrate Chicanx Latinx Heritage Month!
    Sponsored by the Office for Multicultural Learning.

    1st Gen Meet + Greet with LEAD Scholars
    Monday, 10/19/15, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Commons

    MEChA El-Frente - Igwebuike National Stop Police Brutality Day
    Thursday, 10/22/15, 7:30 p.m., Mission Church
    Hear speeches and poetry while photos of faces of the deceased are shown on the Mission Church. Let's become aware and make changes by paying homage to those who have lost their lives at the hands of police brutality.

    Rainbow Resource Center's Fourth Anniversary
    Friday, 10/30/15, 2 to 4 p.m., Benson 11
    Light refreshments will be served.

    MEChA El-Frente Dia de los Muertos Event
    Saturday, 10/31/15, Noon to 4 p.m., Mission Room
    Celebrate a Latinx tradition. Come build an altar and recall your loves ones; listen to Santa Clara's Student Mariachi Band and watch Aztec Dancers perform.

    Rainbow Resource Center's Fourth Anniversary
    Friday, 10/30/15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benson 11
    Celebrate with the RRC as it turns four! Light refreshments will be served.

  •  May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    For information about programming for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, click here to go to the Office for Multicultural Learning Web site.