The Black Cultural Center (BCC) facilitates the recruitment, retention and matriculation for students of the African Diaspora. This is accomplished by maintaining an environment that promotes academic excellence and personal achievements as we encourage and prepare students to participate and contribute to the global community.


The Black Cultural Center is the premier vehicle instrumental in the academic success of students of the African Diaspora.

Outreach Services

The Black Cultural Center provides information and assistance to prospective and currently enrolled students such as helping students find various campus programs, referring them to academic advising, tutoring, mentoring and other services.

Black Cultural Programs

The Black Cultural Center provides key programs and services to students that allow them to grow. Our events focus on students of African descent academically, socially, culturally, and globally through programming and networking.

Key Programs

Welcome Day for African/African American Students
African/African American Students, Faculty and Staff Reception
Brother to Brother Discussion
UWM Summit of Black Male Youth-Milwaukee
Black Graduation Celebration
Bi-Weekly Women’s Discussion: Sister Talk
Bi-Monthly Intersections: Women & Multicultural Film Series
Diversity Job & Internship Fair


The Black Cultural Center is located in Bolton Hall Room 176 where students can study, relax or use the computer technology center. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.