Casa Latina, located at 643 South West Street, is a culture center dedicated to promoting Spanish, Latino, Chicano, Mexican-American, and Latin American life and culture. First established in January 1994, it was given the status of a culture center in September 2001.
The Casa Latina Culture Center is affiliated with Lo Nuestro, a student club focusing on Latino cultural awareness, which uses the Center for meetings and events. The Lo Nuestro Executive Board is responsible for the selection of center residents. Those living in Casa Latina work to promote greater communication and understanding of the Hispanic/Latino culture and world. Students living in Casa Latina participate in group house projects every term. It is an open, inviting place on campus for people who are interested in learning through shared experiences.