Dillard University Centers & Co-Curricular Programs

Dillard’s co-curricular programs and centers provide students with robust intellectual and cultural experiences.

Center for Racial Justice

Engages students and the community on issues of racial justice and promotes partnerships with law enforcement, graduate and professional schools. 

Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center

Takes a comprehensive approach to advancing research about the overall quality of health for racial and ethnic minorities.

Pre-Health Advising Program

Supports students in the pre-health career decision-making process including professional school test preparation and mentoring. Open to all majors who wish to pursue careers in healthcare. 

Pre-Law Program

Diversifies the legal profession by training students in law and providing advising for law school admission and assistance for internships. The Pre-Law rogram is also home to one of the nation’s premier mock trial teams and a growing debate team.

Ray Charles Program in African-American Material Culture

Researches, documents, disseminates, preserves and celebrates African American culture and foodways in the South to understand how African, Caribbean, European, and American cultures coalesced to create a culture that is uniquely African American. The program also takes a deeper look at how African American culture is portrayed and taught in an effort to not only preserve and take ownership of the culture.