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Student Organizations

The Office for Campus Diversity supports a number of student organizations that promote diversity on campus. Visit the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership to find one that's right for you!

African Student Association

University of Louisiana at Lafayette's African Student Association is a diverse group of African students whose mission is to unify the African students body within the University. 

Association of Indian Students

Association of Indian Students' goal is to preserve and promote cultural, literary, educational, scientific, social, and humanitarian activities, and contribute towards promotion of inter-cultural understanding. 

Beacon Club

The Beacon Club mission is to work together to help eliminate barriers that students with disabilities must surmount in order to obtain their fullest physical, mental, social, vocational, and economic potential.

Black Male Leadership Association (BMLA)

The mission of Black Male Leadership Association is to promote and provide opportunities for black involvement on our campus, while enhancing our communities with hard work and dedication to building a better world.

Black Student Union (BSU)

Black Student Union aims to promote multiculturalism in education and social matters among students, faculty, and staff.  Through programming, BSU strives to provide opportunities for social interaction among  minority students, faculty, and staff.  The BSU will serve as an organization that fosters student development through diversity, academics, and social services.

Black Women Leadership Association (BWLA)

The mission of Black Women Leadership Association is to cultivate, empower, and unify African American women to become effective leaders.

Giving Love, Acceptance, Safety and Support (GLASS)

GLASS (Giving Love, Acceptance, Safety and Support) is a student led organization whose goal is to promote a diverse and accepting campus for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity by educating the UL Lafayette community about GLBTQ issues, addressing all anti-GLBTQ harassment and discrimination, and providing social activities for all UL Lafayette students.

International Student Council

The International Student Council is a student organization that supports diversity among the UL Lafayette community. Visit the International Student Council on Facebook.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the NAACP at UL Lafayette is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Learn more about the NAACP at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The mission of the National Society of Black Engineers is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community." Learn more about the NSBE at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Phi Beta Delta (Honor Society for International Scholars)

Phi Beta Delta is the first national honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education.

Students for the Advancement of Women (SAW)

SAW exists to promote women’s interests and equality on campus and in the community through a combination of advocacy, education, and volunteer work.  Learn more about Students for the Advancement of Women.

University Program Council (UPC)

The University Program Council plans and executes various activities and programs at UL Lafayette. By being apart of UPC, you will have the opportunity to be an event planner and be on the front line of an amazing group! The University Program Council is made up of four committees that plan student activities on campus. These four committees are the African American Culture, Events, Spirits and Traditions Committees. All students are members of UPC. To become an active member, just attend three consecutive meetings.

Vietnamese Student Association

The Vietnamese Student Association at UL Lafayette serves to promote awareness and appreciation of the Vietnamese culture within the general student body and beyond.