Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH)

The Pan-Asian American Community House is a cultural resource center at Penn where South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures are celebrated. PAACH is a community center that develops and implements innovative programs for leadership development and community service in close collaboration with Asian American student and community groups.

La Casa Latina

The Center for Hispanic Excellence: La Casa Latina promotes greater awareness of Latino issues, culture, and identity at Penn. La Casa Latina works closely with the Penn community to offer a supportive environment where all students are welcomed and engaged in programs, events, and dialogues that address important issues affecting Latinos/Hispanics locally, nationally, and internationally.

Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC)

The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center is Penn's resource for enhancing student's intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership through our programs, advising, and advocacy. GIC provides a safe space for intercultural dialogue and interaction with students, faculty, staff and visitors from around the globe.


Makuu: The Black Cultural Center is the University of Pennsylvania's focal point for student activities, ideas, outreach, and support linked to Black culture and the African Diaspora. Makuu provides a comfortable and convenient space for students to gather. Makuu's professional and student staff work daily to provide academic, cultural, and social support to students and groups, connecting them to additional resources and opportunities.

Penn Women’s Center

Penn Women’s Center plays an advocacy role regarding issues of gender equity, health, childcare, workplace discrimination, domestic and sexual violence, and mental health. They sponsor programs on career development, stress management, parenting, sexual violence prevention, health and wellness alongside events highlighting women writers, activists, artists and political and professional leaders.  

The Africa Center

The Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania is recognized as a vital and forward-looking center where researchers, students and cultural and business entities come to gain knowledge of contemporary and historical Africa. The Center coordinates a wide range of course offerings. Specialized issues are addressed through the University’s research programs, professional schools, and interdisciplinary centers. 

The South Asia Center

The South Asia Center at Penn coordinates faculty and students drawn from many departments and several schools who develop and participate in community and campus-wide programs and activities pertaining to South Asia. The South Asia Center works in consonance with the Department of South Asia Studies and the Graduate Group in South Asia Regional Studies and provides outreach activities to K-12 teachers and students in surrounding communities.