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Student Affairs

Cultural Awareness Self-assessment

Asking yourself questions like these can help you reflect on your personal level of cultural awareness:
Photo: SDSU student group

  • Have you reflected on your personal biases and prejudices?
  • Are you a member of, or have you participated in, any of the cultural student organizations meetings, programs and or activities?
  • Are you able to distinguish the historical roles, values and traditions of diverse cultures?
  • Have you visited, volunteered or participated in any of the Cross-Cultural Center sponsored events or programs?
  • Do you understand the various forms of oppression?
  • Have you developed relationships with or supported events with persons of different gender, race, ethnicity, ability, or sexual orientation?
  • Have you attended or supported events that explore communities different than your own?
  • Have you served as an ally for another cultural community?

SDSU Pride

Photo: SDSU participated in San Diego Gay pride parade

SDSU takes great pride in participating in the annual San Diego LGBTQ Pride Parade. The parade is the 4th largest in the United States, attracting close to 200,000 cheering spectators.