Due to the impact of COVID-19, our Ethnic & Gender campus locations are closed until further notice. Our staff is working remotely and available to support you along your Highlander journey. We look forward to being back on campus and supporting you in-person. Please continue to wash your hands, wear a face covering, and maintain physical distance.


Our Programs

You Are Supported

Let us support you. Protect your GPA with our African Student Programs Mentor Program, make lifelong friends in our Pan-African Theme Halland find that perfect foot-in-the-door internship with our help. Boost your bank account with job opportunities from our job board, use our computer lab for your next big assignment, and find guidance applying for scholarships and grants. We are here to advance, support, and inspire you. Come see how we can do just that.

Programs - Black History Month

Black History Month

Join us in honoring our past, caring for ourselves, and nurturing our community. Month-long events include Black Queens Week, Black Writers Week Series, wellness activities, performances, and more! 



Programs - Black Queens Week

Black Queens Week

Join ASP and our campus partners for an annual week-long celebration focused on connecting, empowering, and inspiring Black womxn at UCR.



Programs - Black Graduation

Black Graduation

UCR’s Black Graduation honors and recognizes the accomplishments of our Black scholars. This end-of-the-school-year opportunity allows graduating Black Highlanders to personalize this milestone in their academic careers. The event is free and open to all – seating is limited.



Dorothy Vaughan Computer Lab

The Dorothy Vaughan Computer Lab is available for all of your technological and printing needs. The Computer Lab Features:

  • Four desktop computers
  • Useful applications including Microsoft Office
  • A printer
  • An Ethernet connection for fast streaming

Location and Hours

The Dorothy Vaughan Computer Lab is located inside our center in Costo Hall and is open during regular center hours.
Computer Use Priorities
  • Academic work
  • Student organization work

Please be courteous. If someone needs to quickly edit an essay, please let them use your computer. Thanks!

Pan-African Theme Hall (PATH)

PATH is the Pan-African Theme Hall within UCR’s Pentland Hills residence hall. PATH welcomes all students with goals of expanding the student consciousness of Pan-African culture. Living on PATH allows you to connect with fellow creative, intelligent scholars sharing similar academic and social goals, and whom you will want to know for years to come. Learn more about living in PATH.

Scholarships and Internships

There are lots of ways to finance your academic journey and expand your skillset along the way. We can help you find key scholarships and real-word experience opportunities that will help you reach your goals. Start your search here.