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Diversity Center

The Diversity Center fosters a supportive environment for students to live, learn and grow as members of the academic community and as individuals. We develop understanding of differences through educational, cultural, and social activities.

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Leadership Lived:  Gella-Kate Meeks

Gella-Kate Meeks has made the University of Illinois Springfield her home.  The criminal justice major came to campus wanting to make an impact. She is now the secretary of the Legacy Dance Team, co-vice president of the campus performance arts group Creative Flow, and talent coordinator for the Student Activities Committee (SAC). Meeks credits her UIS education for her success.

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(217) 206-6333
Dr. Clarice Ford, Ed.D.
Executive Director

Office Location

Student Life Building (SLB),
Room 22

Diversity Center Hours

Academic Year 2013 – 2014
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 8pm
Additional hours available
upon request

Diversity Center lounge area is open
Mon. & Tues. & Wed.: 8:30am – 11pm
Thurs. and Fri.: 8:30am – 1:00am
Sat.: 2pm – 1:00am
Sun.: 9am – 11pm

To reserve the space, contact the SOC office at: 206-4762