Welcome to the AACC!
Established in 1981, the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC), in cooperation with affiliated student organizations, promotes Asian American culture and explores the social and political experience of Asians in the United States. We are committed to the intellectual, cultural, social and political development of the Asian American student community. To best serve these needs, our student staffers work closely with our undergraduate and graduate/professional student groups to bring diverse programming to campus (speakers, conferences, dinners, writers, study breaks, alumni talks, artists, activists, movie nights, etc.) with the goal of enriching student life at Yale for Asian Americans.
295 Crown St
New Haven, CT 06510
An Open Conversation
President Peter Salovey and Dean Jonathan Holloway, at the August 29, 2015, freshman assembly, urged the Yale community to engage in a campus-wide discussion of the name of Calhoun College, in light of John C. Calhoun’s strident views in support of slavery. To read the text of both speeches, learn about related events and resources, and provide responses, click here.