LATINX HERITAGE MONTH, WITH SEVERAL SPEAKERS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, IS HELD ANNUALLY IN SEPTEMBER.
Diversity and Inclusion
Long Beach State is committed to eliminating barriers and bringing together students from culturally and intellectually diverse backgrounds who work together to address the challenges facing today’s increasingly global world. Students can find outlets for their interests and culture through more than 300 on-campus organizations and support systems that create a collaborative and inclusive society.
AFRICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION CENTER
The African Student Association Center focuses on the cultural growth and development of the Long Beach State African community.
CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
More than 3,000 students from 95 countries previously have enrolled at Long Beach State to pursue their studies, while roughly 1,000 other students and faculty take part in other opportunities facilitated by CIE.
DREAM SUCCESS CENTER
The center provides services, resources and support to undocumented students on campus. Its mission is to empower scholars who are undocumented yet pursuing a higher education degree.
ANNUAL POW WOW
Long Beach State’s annual Pow Wow, the largest American Indian springtime social celebration in Southern California, spotlights the university’s strong American Indian presence.
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER
The center provides information on activities, scholarships, courses and other resources.
ASIAN PACIFIC STUDENT CENTER
Asian Pacific Student Resource Center serves to educate and inform the campus wide community of Asian Pacific culture, history and social issues.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CELEBRATION IS ONE OF MANY CULTURAL EVENTS THAT HONOR THE DIVERSE STUDENT POPULATION DURING COMMENCEMENT WEEK.