Georgia State students come from more than 150 countries, every state in the nation, and every county in Georgia.
On each of the Perimeter College campuses, students are invited to join the Panthers Activities Council, or PAC, and be a part of planning campus activities for their peers year-round. From Homecoming to block parties to Culturefest and guest speakers, PAC gives students a chance to own their campus experience.
Spotlight Programs Board is a university-sponsored, student programming board that coordinates activities to enhance and enrich the quality of student life at Georgia State. Spotlight addresses the needs and interests of the diverse student body by providing social, cultural, educational and entertainment events on campus. Most events are free and open to the university community and range from Campus MovieFest, the Distinguished Speaker Series, Panther Prowls, Greek Showcase and the annual Pantherpalooza spring concert
The Multicultural Center is committed to celebrating and recognizing the history, culture, experiences and contributions of diverse cultures and identities. As part of this celebration of diversity, we host a variety of programs and initiatives that educate the general public, fosters community- building, and enrich the overall campus experience for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the larger Atlanta community. Signature events include Latinx Heritage Month, LGBTQ History Month, American Indian Heritage Month, Black Heritage Month, Womxn’s HERstory Month, and the Asian-Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month.
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) focuses on providing services, resources and intentional support for students identifying as or connecting to LGBTQIQA and varying gender identities. The GSRC provides services including programming, workshops, organizational support and mentoring. This space is open to all students, faculty and staff and welcoming to all identities.
Each Spring, the International Students Associations Council coordinates the International Spring Festival, a week of events produced by various student groups on campus. International students and their American counterparts seek to promote culture and diversity through a fashion show, dance show, flag parade, international pageant, and tabled events.
This large-scale day of service each semester introduces first-year and returning students at Georgia State to the numerous social issues faced by Atlanta communities through a variety of service activities. During Panther Welcome Week, student volunteers and staff leaders participate in service projects dealing with a variety of issues from the environment to homelessness. Connect with Student Civic Engagement for all the details.