CREATING PURPOSEFUL ACTION

At UCF, we understand that every student is unique. And we believe each one deserves the same level of respect and understanding. That’s why we established the Social Justice and Advocacy office. Our role is to promote a welcoming campus environment where diversity is valued and equality is essential.

Social Justice and Advocacy supports efforts to increase equal access to campus resources and opportunities while cultivating inclusiveness throughout the UCF community. We provide awareness, education, training and advocacy through events and programs that encourage critical thinking about diversity on campus and in society.

Programs include the Tunnel of Oppression, an immersive experience that addresses issues of oppression, power and privilege, and the Safe Zone series, which is designed for UCF students, faculty and staff who are interested in learning more about and becoming advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ+) persons at the university.

In the Multicultural Student Center, students of all backgrounds are encouraged to meet new people and learn about different cultures. For the MSC, multiculturalism extends beyond areas of race, ethnicity and culture and includes sexuality, gender identity, ability, spirituality and social advocacy to support a more culturally competent UCF student body.