All are welcome to participate in Affinity Group Lounges. Lounges are hosted by Student Organizations for Equity & Engagement Student Leaders, Affinity Group Employee Advisors and Equity & Welcome Center staff!
Join us daily for Affinity Group Lounges in CC1442
Asian American/Asian Affinity Group Lounge
The Asian American and Asian Affinity Group aims to be a safe space for students to be in community with Asian culture. We will create a space to discuss how being Asian affects us and create a welcoming community on campus for Asian culture, along with holding fun events and museum visits.
2nd & 4th Wednesdays 2PM
Hosted by Student Leader and AAPI Student Association (ASA) Employee
AAPI Student Association (ASA) Employee
Advisor: Jeane Robles
Indigenous Students Affinity Group Lounge
ISA aims to be a safe place + coalition for Indigenous students and welcome to all- where we share/discuss Indigenous cultures and rights. We acknowledge the diversity of Original Peoples coming from all places, as we strive on Duwamish Coast Salish Land.
1st & 3rd Wednesdays 3PM
Hosted by Student Leader and Indigenous Students Alliance (ISA) Employee
Advisor: Paula Marroquin
Pacific Islander Affinity Group Lounge
The Pacific Islander Affinity Group aims to create a space for Pacific Islanders to be in community with one another, to discuss and practice culture and have a space where Pacific Islander culture has a chance to shine. The Affinity Group hopes to attend museums, live events, and other cultural activities in Seattle, and to hold events for students to gain an exposure to Pacific Islander culture and heritage.
1st & 3rd Wednesdays 2PM
Advisor: Dejan Perez
LGBTQIA+ Student Affinity Group Lounge
The LGBTQIA+ Affinity group aims to be a safe space for students and staff who fall anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. Our goal is to create an environment where attendees can share and support one another in their identity and life experience, as well as just have fun together chatting about anything from a new favorite TV show to their goals and aspirations for the future.
2nd & 4th Mondays 3PM
Hosted by Student Leaders and LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group Employee
Advisor: Jordan Veniegas
Students with Disabilities Affinity Group Lounge
The mission of the Students with Disabilities Affinity group is to create a space where all attendees are supported and validated in their needs on campus and in their day-to-day lives. We aim to create a group that has both nuanced conversations about accessibility in higher ed, and light-hearted movie nights featuring films created by or uplifting those in the disabled community.
1st and 3rd Thursdays at 11AM
Hosted by Student Leader
Advisor: Dan Tarker
Latin/e Student Affinity Group Lounge
Black / African American Student Affinity Group Lounge
The BSU Affinity group aims to be a safe and welcoming space for people to come together and discuss their experiences or just connect with other Black and African American students in our community.
1st & 3rd Mondays 2PM
Hosted by Student Leader and Employee
Advisor: Belinda Tillman
First Generation Affinity Group Lounge
1st & 3rd Mondays 4PM
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