The Men of Color (MOC) Program


The Men of Color (MOC) Program is designed to serve men of color with a specific focus on Black men through a sustained experience to launch the undergraduate experience of incoming frosh and transfer students at UCSC. MOC is a comprehensive set of services grounded in a brotherhood model with a sharp focus on academic success and the assets of the participants.


  • Increase the retention rates of Black males and men of color through cultural humility
    and validation.
  • Cultivate a sense of belonging and brotherhood
  • Provide academic, career and personal support and mentorship
  • Challenge men of color to achieve academic excellence
  • Insight on professionalism and effective networking methods
  • Promote involvement and inclusion in leadership roles
  • To instill men of color with a sense of self and the motivation to succeed


 Questions or Appointments? or call (831)-459-2296