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Angelo State University has a diverse campus composed of students, faculty and staff from Texas, other states and various foreign countries. The Multicultural Center works to encourage an inclusive and supportive environment for all members of the ASU community by promoting awareness and understanding of different cultures, people, ideas and perspectives. Diversity education, leadership and quality programs are provided to encourage appreciation and celebration of differences. The center sponsors and provides support for several programs that focus on recruiting, retaining, and graduating first-generation and diverse students.

The Multicultural Center was created in the fall of 2008 and is overseen by the Office of the President. Located in the University Center, the Multicultural Center is a central site where students can receive information about available programs as well as enjoy the mix of cultures and people who pass through the door.

Everyone Can Get Involved

The Multicultural Center looks for student participants as well as mentors and volunteer families for its RAMS Mentor Program and First-Generation Host Family Program. Apply online or contact the Multicultural Center for more information.

First-Generation Programs

Many of the programs at the Multicultural Center focus on first-generation college students. To learn more, visit the First-Generation Programs page.

Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)

ASU has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The corresponding HSI grant funds programs for the entire campus community.

Multicultural Center Hours

7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
University Center (UC) 114
Book Swap

Social Media


Multicultural Center on Facebook or FG RAMS
on Facebook

First Generation Community Mentor Program

Request More Information about The Center’s Programs

Multicultural Center Programs Information Request Form

Upcoming EVENTS

Monday, December 1, 2014

Thursday, February 5, 2015

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    ASU First 2015

    9:00am - 3:00pm

    Program Description and Purpose

    This program was created for West Texas-area high school students who are considering becoming the first in their families to attend college. ASU First gives these first-generation students their first glimpse into the realities of attending college. It is our goal to show these students that Angelo State University is a viable choice for an affordable, high-quality, and close-to-home college experience.



Saturday, September 27, 2014

Register Here!


The Spring 2013 issue of ASU Magazine features a look at several university “collections” and the ongoing efforts to maintain and improve them for current and future generations of ASU students, faculty and staff, as well as the West Texas and even worldwide communities.

ASU Magazine Spring 2013 Issue

Diversity Dialogue Newsletter

ongoing events

El Cafecito Coffee Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays
9 a.m.–Noon
Multicultural Center

FREE- MC Dance Classes 

Tuesday and Thursdays
7-10 p.m. in the UC lobby



Past events