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UCSB Middle Eastern Resource Center Contact E-mail: eop@sa.ucsb.edu

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The Middle Eastern Resource Center (MERC) promotes awareness and education of Middle Eastern heritage through dialogue and programs in the arts, music and culture. It aims to integrate Middle Eastern students into the campus community and support their academic success.

Our Mission at MERC

The mission of the Middle Eastern Resource Center (MERC) is to promote the cultural awareness and academic success of students of Middle Eastern heritage. It fosters dialogue, cross-cultural learning, and interaction amongst the diverse ethnic groups within the Middle Eastern communities and the campus-at-large. Through its programs, the MERC works to assist students to embrace their cultural identity, integrate into student life, promote an appreciation and celebration of diversity, and reinforce an affirmation of our institutional and educational commitment to leadership, achievement, collaboration, excellence, and community.


MERC Organizations and Affiliates

MSA-Muslim Student Association https://www.facebook.com/groups/ucsbmsa/
ASI-American Students for Israel
HILLEL- Jewish Students Religious Center http://www.santabarbarahillel.org/
PSG-Persian Student Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/2200670202/
SJP-Students for Justice in Palestine https://www.facebook.com/groups/2213529848/
Russian Club https://www.facebook.com/groups/2412999200/
Lebanese Club https://www.facebook.com/groups/2200552723/
JAM-Jewish Awareness Movement http://www.jamoncampus.com
MCC- Multi-Cultural Center http://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/
Project Nur https://www.facebook.com/groups/193774660694723/
ASG-Arab Student Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/464297030270916/
Hidden Road Initiative https://www.facebook.com/TheHiddenRoadInitiative