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The MCCDC is now open for both remote and in-person services!
Please note that the MCCDC will be closed on 5/25, 5/30 - 6/7, & 6/13

In-Person Schedule:
  • Tues: 12 pm - 6 pm
  • W & Th: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Fri: CLOSED
In-Person Schedule 6/7-6/30:
  • Mon. - Thurs: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Fri: CLOSED
Please call us at (650) 574-6120, email us at, or connect with us on Instagram @csm_mccdc and we will respond as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience.

If you are seeking food, housing or any other community resource, please call 211, contact your nearest San Mateo County Core Agency or CSM Sparkpoint.

The Multicultural Center & Dream Center (MCCDC) is a safe haven for underrepresented students in college settings. Rooted in social justice, activism, and community empowerment, the MCCDC provides a safe space for students to implement change in their communities.

The MCCDC a student-run center open to serve all students, regardless of background. The program's emphasis is the recruitment and sustained enrollment of students who seek to continue their educational opportunities while improving language skills and overcoming social and/or economic disadvantages.

The MCCDC serves numerous communities including AB540/Undocumented communities, LGBTQIA+ Communities, English as a Second Language Students, Current and Former Foster Youth.

Listen to our MCCDC student-run podcast "At the Root".

In the MCCDC, you can:

  • use our study space
  • schedule an appointment & meet with an MCCDC counselor
  • use our computer lab
  • receive academic & personal support from MCCDC staff
  • get referrals to on & off-campus resources
  • attend events & workshops hosted by the MCCDC
  • receive peer-to-peer support from one of our Scholar Interns
  • Use our MCCDC library. View our collection at

Contact Us

Multicultural & Dream Center
College Center Building 10
Room 180
(650) 574-6120
Spring Hours
M/W/Th 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rise in Revolution - A Social Justice Conference