Student Organizations

Our office supports several student organizations across multiple areas of focus. Here you can find a full listing of organizations and how you can get involved today.

Cultural Organizations

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  • Filipino Students Association

    FSA aims to promote unity, culture, and heritage of the Philippines and Filipino-Americans through ethnic dance, food, guest speakers, and cultural events; promote the welfare of our members; provide a positive social atmosphere for all members, and encourage participation in the University of Miami and Miami communities.

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  • First Gen U

    The purpose of First Generation U is to begin discussions at the University of Miami about the issues faced by first-generation college students. Through mentorship, fellowship, and support, we will work to create educational opportunities that will instill confidence for academic and professional success.

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  • Planet Kreyol - Haitian Student Organization

    The purpose of Planet Kreyol is to unite and represent Haitian students at the University of Miami. It is our purpose to promote and coordinate active participation in academic, cultural, social, and political activities of Haitian students at the University of Miami.

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  • United Black Students

    United Black Students aims to expose all members of the University of Miami community to the many facets of African American culture. Concurrently, we serve to unite, empower, and uplift African Americans through cultural, professional, and personal events and initiatives.

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Professional Organizations

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  • Black Student Leadership Caucus

    The Black Student Leadership Caucus offers the opportunity for black student organization and leaders to voice their opinions about campus programming, event planning, effective leadership, and role modeling. The members of the Black Student Leadership Caucus represent the black student population on campus. They work collaboratively to create a holistic experience that focuses on academic, professional and personal success.

    The following student organizations participate in the Black Student Leadership Caucus:

    • African Students Union
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
    • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
    • Black Female Development Circle
    • Brothers Overcoming Negativity and Destruction
    • Caribbean Students Association
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
    • Future Black Communication Professionals
    • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
    • National Association of Black Accountants
    • National Pan-Hellenic Council
    • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
    • Organization of Jamaican Unity
    • Planet Kreyol
    • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
    • Strong Women, Strong Girls
    • United Black Students
    • Yellow Rose Society

  • Brothers Overcoming Negativity & Destruction

    Brothers Overcoming negativity and Destruction (B.O.N.D) assists multicultural males in becoming role models for the community, promotes individuals to achieve success and sets a new standard and image for the urban male in today’s society. B.O.N.D upholds the principles of:

    • Promoting male pride by self-enrichment and self-education
    • Providing general academic, social and leadership support for males by incorporating all aspects of student life
    • Establishing leadership to provide political and social change on the University of Miami campus
    • Promoting academic achievement in the classroom as well as increase knowledge of self-outside the classroom
    • Removing all negative stereotypes associated with males by maintaining a positive image
    • Serving as exemplary models for males on campus and in the broader community

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  • Future Black Communication Professionals

    Future Black Communication Professionals is an organization that promotes cohesion among the hard-working communication students of the University of Miami. FBCP provides an outlet for minority opinion as well as a vehicle for professional enrichment via various workshops, service projects and networking opportunities for students.

    For more information, please email um.fbcp@gmail.com

  • Speak What You Feel

    Speak What You Feel (S.W.Y.F.) is a student-run organization that focuses on gathering people who are interested in all forms of poetry for social, practice, and competitive purposes. Our main focus is spoken word, but we encompass dance, painting, drawing, writing, music, photography...any and ALL forms of artistic expression!

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  • Unity Roundtable

    UNITY Roundtable brings together student leaders from the diverse cultural groups that the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) works with. Meetings are held every month and provide an opportunity for students discuss issues pertinent to the multicultural community, such as career planning, collaborative programming, support and guidance for multicultural student organizations, leadership development training and sharing of knowledge and resources. For additional information, please contact MSA at multicultural.studentaffairs@miami.edu.

    To learn more about Unity Roundtable connect on Engage.

    The following student organizations participate in the Unity Roundtable Consortium:

    • African Students Union
    • Alliance of Latin American Students
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
    • Asian American Students Association
    • Black Awareness Month Committee
    • Black Female Development Circle
    • Brothers Overcoming Negativity and Destruction 
    • Caribbean Students Association
    • Colombian Students Association
    • Federación de Estudiantes Cubanos
    • Filipino Students Association
    • Francophone Association of Ibis Students
    • Hispanic Heritage Month Committee
    • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
    • National Association of Black Accountants
    • National Pan-Hellenic Council
    • Organization of Jamaican Unity
    • Russian and Eastern European Club
    • Planet Kreyol
    • STRIVE
    • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
    • United Black Students
    • Umiami SPARK
    • UPride
    • Veteran Students Organization
    • Yellow Rose Society

Affiliated Organizations

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  • African Student Union

    The purpose of Africa Students Union is to raise cultural awareness, diversity, and knowledge of the current issues that face Africa, provide insight, and address misconceptions about Africa. We are an organization that is dedicated to the education of support of African Culture by Africans and Non-Africans alike.

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  • Asian American Student Association

    The Asian American Students Association (AASA) at the University of Miami promotes the awareness of Asian culture and the Asian American identity. Our goal is to build unity and strengthen communication among Asian and Asian American students, while educating the University community about our cultures and traditions. We are a cultural and social group.

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  • Carribean Students Association

    The purpose of the Caribbean Students Association is to raise the level of awareness at the University of Miami and in the surrounding community of the cultural diversity of all Caribbean nations. CSA is more than just an organization as we are a family. We strive to encompass the unique traditions and cultures of the Caribbean countries. This is the thread that links us as people. In our diversity comes our commonality and we hope to educate our members and the greater University of Miami community about the melting pot we call our home. So come and help us celebrate our unparalleled vivacity here at The U!

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  • Lambda Theta Alpha Sorrority Inc.

    Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated was founded at Kean University in Union, NJ in December of 1975 by 17 lovely ladies and was the first of fist kind. The organization was formed during a time when Latinos/Latinas were just coming into colleges and universities and were searching for a support group of peers that shared similar struggles. Here at the University of Miami the Beta Sigma Chapter was started on October 7, 2000 and again was the first of its kind at the university! UMiami LTAs have brought excellence to the classroom and the workforce and they continue to make strides at the University of Miami.

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  • Multicultural Nursing Students Association

    MNSA is for any student that has an interest in nursing and promoting awareness of health disparities as well as advocating for Nurses of all different backgrounds. Objectives: Unite students of all health professions in our common mission Enrich the academic and social experiences of nursing students at the University Provide an entity that address the specific needs of the multicultural nursing student Maintain a close relationship with our local state MSNA chapter Involve students in a variety of health promotion activities Increase health awareness among students and the general public Enhance the health care of minority communities and underserved individuals Facilitate access to health and social resources Increase the awareness of multicultural influences on health among students and general public

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  • Sigma Lambda Gamma

    Sigma Lambda Gamma strives to be the premier organization committed to providing a mechanism of empowerment to all women.

    Through a network of close to 3,000 multicultural sisters from collegiate chapters and alumnae associations located across the United States, we promote academic excellence and higher education for all women via a dedication and incorporation of the sorority principles – Academics, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, Morals & Ethics, and Social Interaction – in our lives.

    Recognizing our responsibility to the progression of a positive global community, we stress the importance of morals, ethics, and education in our daily lives so that we serve the needs of our neighbors through a mutual respect and understanding of our varying cultures.

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  • Yellow Rose Society

    The members of Yellow Rose Society recognize a need for cohesion amongst women at the University of Miami. By focusing on peer education, community outreach, academic achievement, and leadership, our organization intends to bring about this unity through the efforts of our members and the entire student population.

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Cultural Celebration Committees

In addition to the organizations listed above, our office supports multiple student-led cultural celebrations. Each celebration is executed by a committee of students who are involved in every step of the planning process.

Learn More about our Cultural Celebrations

If you are interested in being a part of the committee and would like to help plan one of the events, or you would like information on becoming a sponsor, please contact MSA.