Mission

The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) serves as a center for Asian American and Pacific Islanders at The University of Iowa to have a space to interact with other minority students and to enhance their educational experience at The University of Iowa.

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Vision

The vision of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center is to foster a space for affirming and healing student identities affiliated with the center and to create a space for fellowship and community building.  

History

The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) was established in 2003 to serve as a center for Asian American and Pacific Islanders at The University of Iowa to have a space to interact with other students and to enhance their educational experience at The University of Iowa. The APACC provides a supportive and inclusive environment while providing programs that empower students, faculty, staff and community members to excel in their endeavors, stretch themselves to experience diversity, engage in activism, make positive choices, and serve their community

Amenities

The APACC resource center is available for programming and as a venue for University of Iowa student organizations’ events. It is equipped with: a fully-stocked kitchen, a living and dining room, game and study rooms, a library, wireless internet (Netflix, Pandora) computer and printers for our patrons to use, TVs, DVD players, various board games, and a karaoke machine. The APACC resource center has anything you need to host a program, make a meal, study, or simply relax and socialize with friends!

Staff

Location

223 Lucon Drive, Iowa City, Iowa

Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 12:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Note: We will close during University holidays and academic breaks.

Contact APACC

Phone: 319-335-2719

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Upcoming Events

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 12/6 promotional image

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 12/6

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Virtual
Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11-July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. REGISTER...
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Hawks of Color Social Save the Date

Friday, December 9, 2022 4:00pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Save this date for the next Hawks of Color event produced by the Division of DEI.  Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space. Gather with faculty, staff, postdocs, and students at our December in-person social event. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Our December event will be an in-person social at 2750 University Capitol Centre Iowa City...
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SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 1/23

Monday, January 23, 2023 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Virtual
Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health? The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE program to help you achieve your dreams! SHPEP is a FREE six-week enrichment program that runs from June 11-July 22, 2023. It will be held in-person on the University of Iowa campus, but students are accepted nationwide and community college students are also encouraged to apply. REGISTER...
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