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Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

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Identity365 is a year-long celebration of cultural diversity at the University of South Carolina. Through collaborations with student organizations, faculty, and staff -- Identity365 provides unique opportunities to learn about diverse identities. All Identity365 programs are open for all members of the USC community to attend. 

Spring programs! 

Interfaith Fair

The Interfaith Fair provides new and returning students information and resources on various religious and spiritual organizations at the University of South Carolina. Meet like-minded people, explore a new religious or spiritual tradition, or hear about the diverse opportunities to learn more about the diverse set of beliefs and traditions across our campus. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Location: Greene Street

Black Movie Film Festival

Black Film Festival will explore movies that explore the struggles and triumphs of black women. Each film will showcase, content by or about people of African descent and the impact each film has left on the culture. Featured films will be also have facilitated discussions by faculty and OMSA staff. Each film will be screened at 5 p.m.  March 16, March 23, March 30 

Diversity Summit

The Carolina Diversity Retreat is an off-campus experience, filled with interactive social justice workshops, aimed to empower students to become change agents on their campuses and within their communities.  This day-long retreat will focus on diversity, leadership, and social justice. Participants will examine the meaning of diversity, why it is valuable, and how as student leaders they can incorporate diversity and social justice into their respective student organizations and communities.  March 18, 2023, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. 

Celebration of Excellence: University Diversity Awards

The Celebration of Excellence Awards honors and recognizes students who actively contribute to the University of South Carolina's values of diversity, leadership and community service.  April 6, 2023, 5:30 p.m.  Location: RH Ballroom


Join us as we celebrate the 25th annual Birdcage Drag Show! We are thrilled to bring local drag performers to campus to put on an exciting show for the USC community. You don't want to miss this!  April 12, 2023, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Location: RH Ballroom


Pridechella is an opportunity for the entire campus to come together and celebrate LGBTQ+ pride. And even now Pride never stops! Enjoy a festival featuring music, performances, art celebrating a rich history of community, hardships, progress, and growth.  April 14, 2023, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Location: RH Patio

Multicultural Senior Recognition Ceremony

The Multicultural Senior Recognition Ceremony acknowledges the unique experiences of underrepresented students at USC. This celebration serves to commemorate and highlight those experiences and accomplishments within students’ familial and cultural environment.    April 30, 2023

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