The Paul Robeson Cultural Center, established in 1969, serves to document, preserve, and present the contributions of African peoples to world civilizations, with particular reference to the artistic, scientific, social, and political contributions of people of color in the Americas and New Jersey. The center provides leadership, vision, and support for the more than 40,000 people each year, including more than 5,000 African-American students at Rutgers, through cultural programs and educational opportunities that broaden their understanding and appreciation of the American diaspora. Further, the center works closely with the tiers of communities served by Rutgers in local, state, national, and international spheres.
The center is open Monday through Thursday, from 8: 30 a.m. to midnight; Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, from noon to 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The center is located on Bartholomew Road, Busch campus, adjacent to the Busch Campus Center. For more information, call 732/445-3545.