Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Apply Now: Black Cultural Center Scholarships

Award allocations are based on academic classification, but range from $1,000–$6,000; available for incoming first-year students through graduate and law students.

Donate: Advancing the Mission of the Black Cultural Center


Lyllye Reynolds-Parker
Black Cultural Center

1870 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403

Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Weekends: Closed

Will vary

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We invite the UO campus and greater Oregon community to advertise programs, events, and job opportunities via the Shades of Black Newsletter and BCC social media.

BCC Space Reservations

Looking to host your next meeting, campus visit, or other event? Submit a request at least 72 hours in advance. Currently we are not available for Saturday reservations.

Our Mission

The Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center is the engine for Black students’ academic success at the University of Oregon. The BCC is a welcoming and supportive space that helps Black students harness the resources necessary to navigate their social, cultural, and academic experience. By investing in the success of Black students, the BCC enhances the cultural and social development of the entire University of Oregon community.

Black Cultural Center Opening from University of Oregon on Vimeo.

About Lyllye Reynolds-Parker

Ms. Parker earned her BA in sociology from the UO in 1991. She worked at the UO as an academic advisor in the Office of Multicultural Academic Success for 17 years, until she retired.

Ms. Parker has served on multiple advisory committees. She also serves on the board of a local nonprofit, the League of United Latin American Citizens, where she is the honorary chair of their Anti-Racial Profiling Committee.

The UO’s Women’s Center hosts an annual Lyllye B. Parker Womxn of Color Speaker Series to bring female speakers of color to campus.

Lyllye Reynolds-Parker
Aris Hall, PhD
Coordinator, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center