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Cultural, Racial, & Ethnic Programs and Centers

Center for Multicultural Affairs
The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) promotes community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development, and social justice education among the student population. Their programs and services aim to empower students and to create a vibrant and inclusive community.

International House
IHouse provides educational programs, services, and advocacy to Duke global community on campus as well as outreach to the greater Durham area.  They offer extensive cross-cultural information and training to enhance the mission of the university.

Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (CSGD)
CSGD strives to achieve an inclusive campus climate for students, staff, faculty, and alumni with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions through education, advocacy, support, mentoring, academic engagement, and providing space.

Jewish Life
Jewish Life at Duke is comprised of the Freeman Center and the Rubenstein-Silvers Hillel.  The Freeman Center provides a home for Jewish life on campus while the Rubenstein-Silvers Hillel provides exciting and innovative programming throughout the Duke community.  The combination works to foster and enrich Jewish life through social, educational, religious and cultural activities.

Mary Lou Williams Center
The Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture strives to promote racial understanding, build community, and foster an appreciation for and increase knowledge of Black people, Black history, Black culture, and the vast contributions of people of the African Diaspora.

Muslim Life
Muslim Life at Duke is committed to enriching the lives of Muslim students and the whole campus through organizing events and activities that cater to the spiritual, social and intellectual needs of Duke students.

Women’s Center
The Duke University Women’s Center is dedicated to helping every woman at Duke become self-assured with a streetwise savvy that comes from actively engaging with the world. We welcome men and women alike who are committed to gender equity and social change.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPs provide a wide range of services, all covered through the Student Health Fee, that meet the mental health and student development needs of Duke students.  At CAPS, they address a wide range of life issues concerning a student’s mental health, not just mental health emergencies. Call 919.684.3737 or visit this link to make an appointment.