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Graduate student organizations

ASU has over 1,000 student-run organizations that are designed to support ASU academics, culture, religion, art, politics, sports, music, science and much more. The Graduate Student Support Program encourages graduate students to enrich their ASU experience by getting involved and networking with others in the organization(s) of interest. Below is a just a sample of the Graduate Student Organizations available*.    

American Indian Graduate Student Association (AIGSA)
AIGSA provides peer support and mentorship for American Indian graduate students at ASU. AIGSA is a resource for ideas, discussions and debates regarding the American Indian communities.

Asian-Asian Pacific American Students' Coalition (AAPASC) (AAPASC)
Asian/Asian Pacific American Students' Coalition is an umbrella organization under the multicultural student services, which contains 11 current clubs on the Tempe Campus. Its goals are to help maintain a strong Asian American community within ASU by keeping active with the outside community, and holding campus wide events that display awareness of the Asian Americans at ASU.

Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA)
BGSA is an organization of graduate students at ASU who network in support of academic and social goals of the ASU Black and African community. BGSA promotes advocacy and mentorship.

Coalition of International Students (CIS)
The Coalition of International Students aims at: promoting communication among all international student organizations in order to coordinate and consolidate activities of international students while promoting understanding among the various cultures within the university and community at large. 

Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA)
GPSA facilitates interdisciplinary communication among graduate students and represents graduate students at ASU. The Graduate and Professional Student Association functions as the Graduate Student Council within ASU providing information, resources and advocacy.

Graduate Women's Association (GWA)
GWA supports graduate students during all phases of their graduate experience and in navigating the job market and their later careers. By offering a variety of resources and perspectives, we address issues that are particularly relevant for women but are often faced by all graduate students. We foster an ASU community that supports equal academic and professional success for all sexes and genders.

Latino(a) Graduate Student Alliance (LGSA)
LGSA is an interdisciplinary organization of Hispanic/Latino/a graduate students at Arizona State University who have joined together to promote academic achievement of Latino/a students, encourage interaction between Latino/a graduate students, faculty, and the ASU community. LGSA promotes awareness of sociopolitical issues affecting the Hispanic community.

National Association for Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS)
NAGPS acts as a non-profit clearing house for information on graduate and professional student life. NAGPS works to actively promote the interest and welfare of graduate and professional degree-seeking students in public and private universities, as well as in the public and private agencies at local, state, and national levels.

The Rainbow Coalition at ASU
The Rainbow Coalition is hub to the many organizations that support and represent individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual, and/or ally that impact the ASU community. As a coalition and representative student body, the Rainbow Coalition networks and organizes the available resources for LGBTQIA members of the ASU community across all of our campuses.


*For a complete listing of registered ASU organizations, please begin your search at here. You can also start your own graduate student organization. To begin, please visit Start a New Organization