Diversity and Equity Center


The Diversity & Equity Center combines the programs and services of the Multicultural Student Success Center and Women's Programs and Services to recruit, retain, and graduate students of color, women, and LGBTQ students. The Center also serves as a campus resource on diversity and supports institutional diversity initiatives. The mission of the Diversity & Equity Center is to advocate for the academic success of our students; educate our campus and community about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and honor our differences. The Diversity & Equity Center is located on the third floor of the Parks Student Union.
Contact us at 425.388.9306 or diversity@everettcc.edu

Student Retention and Support Services:

  • Getting started information & assistance for new, re-entry, and prospective students
  • Mentor Program
  • Mid-Quarter Academic Assignments
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning/Queer & Services
  • Workshops and conferences
  • Community outreach & collaboration
  • Student leadership development
  • Student ethnic/gender/LGBTQ clubs
  • Referrals to resources both on and off-campus
  • Computer lab for homework and research

Outreach Activities and Programs:

  • College Orientations
  • Elementary, Middle, and High School Visits
  • Community Events/Presentations
  • College/Career Fairs
  • Workshops and conferences
  • Campus tours

Information and Resources Regarding:

  • Discrimination, harassment, and hate/bias crimes
  • Snohomish County Life Transitions Program
  • Sexual Harassment/Abuse, Dating/Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS Education, Eating Disorders, Pregnancy and Contraception and Parenting
  • Non-traditional careers

Faculty/Staff Support Resources:

  • Class presentations, information, and resources on topics related to outreach and or/diversity
  • Collaboration with instruction to provide faculty resources and training to enhance diversity in instruction, curriculum, and pedagogy
  • Funding for trainings, programs, and outreach activities aimed at improving the academic success of students of color and developing diversity allies
  • Lectures and events

Student Leadership Development:

All student clubs are invited and encouraged to collaborate and participate in the Diversity & Equity Center programs and activities. The Center works closely with the following clubs:

  • APSU: Asian/Pacific Islander Student Union
  • BSU: Black Student Union 
  • MEChA: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan
  • First Nations Club: Unity among the various American Native Tribes and the Alaska Native groups at EvCC and the community
  • EMPOWR: Political Organization for Women's Rights
  • SPLICE: Serving Parents with Limited-Incomes for College Education
  • Triangle Alliance: LGBTQA Student Support/Advocacy
  • Iwi Pono Student Society: Hawaiian culture and Aloha Spirit at EvCC