• Bring exciting events to campus. Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander identities and culture through programs, discussions, field trips, professional development opportunities. Build up your portfolio. Strengthen leadership skills. And that's just a few reasons to be on our team. APASA Board of Directors applications are now open!

  • Are you a Senior, Graduate or Professional student graduating in May, Aug., or Dec. 2017?Lotus Laureate is a formal ceremony celebrating the accomplishments of APASA and providing personal recognition of graduating Asian Pacific American scholars amongst key University and community leaders from all disciplines. The evening will include award presentations, guest speakers, cultural performances, and recognition of the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2017 graduates. Please feel free to invite all of your family, friends and supporters to this FREE celebration.

  • Applications can be picked up and turned in to the APASA front desk.

Welcome to APASA!

APASA's mission is to:

  • Promote student success for the diverse East Asian, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi or South Asian American communities on campus
  • Increase awareness of the experiences and issues facing the diverse communities represented within APASA
  • Provide academic, educational, and cultural programs and resources to engage students to become active citizens in our ever-increasing global society
  • Support individual students in realizing their academic, personal, and professional goals


Located on the second floor of the Nugent Building in the heart of campus, the APASA Center provides students with a place to meet new friends, hang out between classes and learn more about what The University of Arizona has to offer.

APASA Center Hours and Location

Center Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Center Location: University of Arizona Nugent Building, 2nd floor 1212 E. University Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: (520) 621-3481 | Fax: (520) 621-9880

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