Africana Studies

Howard A Mims Cultural Center Request Form

The mission of the Black Studies Program is to foster academic excellence and success for all students at Cleveland State University and to provide the greater Cleveland metropolitan area with opportunities to acquire knowledge and appreciation of the history and culture of people of African descent.

All events must be staffed by Black Studies personnel. This request must be submitted 10 business days prior to the event.

If applying to reserve our space, you must first read the Notice of Non-Discrimination and the Viking Creed

Please select the area(s) you are requesting to reserve.
By checking this circle, if your request is approved, you agree to the following: 1. To abide by Cleveland State University’s Non-Discrimination Policy; 2. To acknowledge the Viking Creed; 3. To adhere to CSU’s COVID-19 safety protocols; and 4. To return the room to its original setup at the conclusion of the event. *Organizations or clubs that reserve the Black Studies conference room are responsible for set up, including making any changes to the original configuration of the room. Violation of these guidelines could forfeit future use of the Center.