Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

IUP students welcoming you to the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement is a campus gathering space and resource/programming center, providing students from a diverse set of backgrounds a place to meet and socialize. Our dedicated space for student organizations and up-to-date collaboration areas provide a great place to meet and study.

The Center provides a variety of multicultural programs and student events, from leadership opportunities to fraternity and sorority life, including ways for all students to get involved on campus.

Join us at one of our upcoming events!


  • Hispanic Heritage Month (15-30)
  • 20-24: National Hazing Prevention Week
  • 21: Queer Conversations: Bi Awareness, 5:00–6:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 22: Lunch & Learn: The Importance of Latinx Students Pursuing Higher Education, with Pamela Guzman, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 22: Emerging Leader Series: Skills to Practice, 3:00–4:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 23: Vitalant Blood Drive, 12:00–5:00 p.m., Folger Student Center
  • 24: Crimson Blast, 3:00–6:00 p.m., Elkin Hall
  • 24: The Meet-Up, 8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Student Center
  • 27: 6:00 Series: Becoming a CEO After Graduation, with Cam Brown, 6:00–7:30 p.m., HUB Ohio Room
  • 28: Queer Conversations: Black & Brown & Queer, 5:00–6:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 28: National Voter Registration Day
  • 29: Emerging Leader Series: Service and Engagement, 3:00–4:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 30: Breaking the Barrier: Sexual Orientation, 3:00–4:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room


  • Hispanic Heritage Month (1-15)
  • National Disability Awareness Month
  • 2: Homecoming Parade, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Indiana Community and IUP Campus
  • 2: Late-Night Homecoming Party, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., KCAC
  • 4: 6:00 Series: The Powerful Effects of Body Language, 6:00-7:30 p.m., HUB Ohio Room
  • 5: Queer Conversations: Lesbian Awareness, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 6: Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:00-5:00 p.m., Folger Student Center
  • 6: Lunch & Learn: Undocumented and Unafraid: The Undocumented Student Movement’s Use of Social Media for Organizing, with Vicky Ortiz, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • Emerging Leader Series: Networking and Mentoring, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room
  • 8: The Meet-Up, 8:00-11:00 p.m., Folger Student Center


Other Areas of Interest

Student Organizations

A list of recognized student organizations at IUP, information on beginning a new organization, and information about annual resubmission of the Organization Recognition Form for an already-recognized organization.

Diversity Events

A calendar of diversity events around campus, open to all members of the IUP community.

Office of Social Equity

The Office works to assist in the creation of a campus environment that promotes diversity and values individual differences.

President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

The Commission is charged with examining diversity and inclusion practices, recommending action steps, and monitoring progress.

Office of Facilities Management

This office helps organizations, offices, and individuals requesting use of outdoor space understand if there are costs involved in their space request outside normal business hours.


MCSLE Meet-Ups Welcome Student Group Sponsors

The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement manages the Meet-Ups, which take place every Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. in the Folger Student Center. This is an excellent opportunity to share information about your group, meet new students, and support fun activities at IUP. 

National Coming Out Week Recognized in Flag Ceremony and Queer Conversations

Check out two events celebrating National Coming Out Week.

Campus Partners Sponsor “Get Out the Vote Bash”

IUP Votes to sponsor "Get Out the Vote Bash" Thursday, October 14, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Wallwork Plaza.

Free Lunch and Learns are Back

The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement is continuing to offer Lunch and Learns throughout the school year, which are free to anyone interested in attending.

IUP Homecoming Returns!

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s annual Homecoming celebration, October 1 through October 3, is expected to draw thousands to Indiana for alumni reunions and events for the entire community, including the annual parade and football game.