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UNITI Cultural Center

The UNITI Cutural Center (UCC) was established in 1978 and is based upon its central mission, which is reflected by the acronym for  "United Nationalities in Transcending Ideologies."  The UCC  promotes cultural diversity,  inclusion, and equity at Stony Brook University.  Now open in its new location facility in the Stony Brook Union, construction of the UCC was made possible by a New York State grant initiated by Stony Brook alumnus Carl E. Heastie ‘90, Speaker of the New York State Assembly.

The UCC offers students cultural programs and opportunities to engage with their peers, faculty, and staff  on a variety of contemporary issues, including the intersectionality of race/ethnicity, gender, religion/spirituality, different abilities, socioeconomic status, and other dimensions of social identities. The UNITI Cultural Center will continue to reflect Stony Brook's rich history of the African-American and Latino experience , while building upon our commitment to inclusion, equity, anti-racism, and social justice. 

About the UNITI Cultural Center 

• 3,500-square-foot space with a multipurpose lounge, study booths, spacious conference room, meeting room, group study area and comfortable seating areas 

• Space for students, faculty, and staff to relax and study, address contemporary social issues, and enjoy cultural programs



For more information, contact the Diversity, Intercultural and Community Engagement at  or call (631) 632-9912.