What We Do

The Cross-Cultural Center strives for meaningful dialogues and context across all cultures, particularly those of underrepresented or underprivileged backgrounds. We offer supportive and educational services through art, social and educational programs, workshops, and outreach. We welcome creative venues for enhancing social consciousness and equity. Our core programs and services are listed here.

Undergraduate Internship

Undergraduate Internships give students an opportunity to experience a year of intense transformational leadership and personal and academic growth. Learn more about our internship program.

Affiliate Program

Our Affiliate Program allows us to form close partnerships with student organizations, staff, and faculty. Our Affiliate Program helps to develop a strong community based on reciprocity, respect, coalition building, and social justice. Find out more about the Affiliate Program, including how to become an official CCC Affiliate organization.

See our current list of Affiliated Organizations.

Social Justice Trainings & Workshops

Our social justice trainings and workshops are provided to the UCSD campus and San Diego community. Our experienced professional and student staff facilitators work with campus departments, student groups, professional training programs, and San Diego organizations. Learn more about available topics and how to schedule a training.

Diverse Programming

Our programming take a holistic approach to student development. Our programs focus learning about different cultures and peoples through art and personal experiences. We also provide programming that focuses on mental, physical, social, and spiritual well-being. Check out some of our past programming by visiting our Youtube Channel

Community Space & Resources

We offer a home away from home on the UCSD campus. Students, staff, faculty and the community are welcome to come chill at "the Cross", use our kitchen, meet with friends, or take a nap. The CCC is always full with students doing homework, attending meetings, socializing, praying, eating and sleeping. In addition to the community space for relaxing, we also offer the following community resources...

  • lending library with over 2,000 books and videos available for free community use. Online catalog available for UCSD affiliated folks to browse.
  • The ArtSpace supports local artists by showcasing the work of students and San Diego community members, particularly those working around themes of culture and social justice issues. We are always looking for artists to showcase. Check out the ArtSpace page for more information.