Community-building programs

We're here to support you through your time in the College of LAS. To get a great start, check out some of these programs offered to help students of color connect and build community.

Students talk in the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural CenterWe Got Each Other

First and Third Wednesdays of each month
5:30-6:30 p.m. | Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

We Got Each Other at LAS. Join us for a weekly hangout for men of color. Connect with your peers, get tips on navigating the University of Illinois and College of LAS, and share your experiences in a supportive, welcoming space. Receive mentoring from faculty and staff of color to help you to navigate the university and beyond.

My Auntie's House

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of each month
5:30-6:30 p.m. | Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

At My Auntie’s House, we build a community that encourages, uplifts, and empowers female students of color. Learn how to advocate for yourself, engage in your college experience, and create a welcoming environment centered on belonging and inclusivity.