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Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Center Division of Student Affairs

About Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Center

About The Center

The Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Center builds on the rich tradition by Sacramento State’s Full Circle Project and Project Hmong. Along with many other campus programs and community partners, the APIDA Center will strive to expand and scale support for APIDA students by offering social, cultural, educational and advocacy programming.

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A message to the APIDA community:
We stand with our Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Hornet Family. We want you to know we see you. We are here for you. You matter. You are visible. You are loved. Stingers Up! See the visual message.

Planning for the Center

Support Services for Students

We are here for you, come see us.

  • Transition from high school/community college
  • Individual assistance and referrals to on and off-campus resources
  • A safe space to reflect on both your individual, your family, and your community experiences
  • College skills coaching: time management, organization, study, and goal setting
  • Referral to graduate school and research opportunities
  • Internships/employment information and referrals
  • Information and workshops about financial aid and student accounts policies and processes
  • Scholarship search/application support including proofreading essays/resumes and providing recommendation letters
  • And many more…

Peer Leaders Program

The Peer Leaders Program encourages student leadership, professional development, and community engagement. This is a great opportunity for students to cultivate their own leadership skills in the context of their culture and college experience while learning about the role of mentorship.

As a Peer Leader, you will join a network conducive for lasting collegial relationships with whom you can explore your identity and how it relates to your personal and professional success. We are looking for students who have a desire for growth with a focus on completion success and community development.

If you have any questions about our programs and services or would like to partner and advance student success, please contact:

Campus Resources

Find Us

APIDA Student Center
Lassen Hall

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-5877