Diversity and Multicultural Programming

The Office of Student Activities celebrates the diversity of our community and values programs that enrich the educational experience for all students.

  • Diversity Programs
    Student leaders at an Annual UP Connections holiday party.
  • MEChA photo
    Some of our MEChA students hold up their club sign.
  • Altar Display
    Students remember passed loved ones at our annual Día de los Muertos Celebration.
  • Diversity Programs
    Students enjoy karaoke at the Annual Ohana Reunion.
  • Better Together
    At an Interfaith Youth Corp Leadership Conference with UP student leaders!
  • Dolores and Santana
    Student advisor and professor, Dr. Santana speaks to civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta.

Popular Programs

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Ohana is a pre-orientation retreat and excursion for multicultural first-year students.  The 2017 Ohana is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22 through Thursday, August 24, 2017. 


A photo of past mentors

UP Connections

UP Connections is a peer-mentorship program that helps students of different multicultural and ethnic backgrounds adjust to college.


Photo of a group of students learning in the field.

Diversity Dialogues Week

Through a variety of events, this week celebrates, encourages discussion, and builds awareness about diversity, cultural difference, and social justice. 


For more information about diversity and inclusion at the University of Portland go to www.up.edu/inclusion.


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