African American Student Resources

Learn about some of the programs and resources offered by the African American community which provides a network of programs and support services promoting the individual, social, cultural and academic well-being of African American students:

African American Events:

Black Graduation – Saturday, May 5, 2018

Black Male Initiative (BMI) – The Black Male Initiative (BMI), was established by the UIS Diversity Center intends to increase, encourage, and support the inclusion and educational success of male students of color, particularly African- American males (AAM). The program assists students in both, their academic and professional endeavors, promotes and advocate for an improved educational experience and quality of life at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Greek Life – Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity.

Previous Events:

Black History Month February 2018 – Check out the calendar of events to celebrate Black History Month.

A Black Lives Matter Symposium