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Cultural Student Organizations

AIESEC is a global youth organization that develops leadership capabilities through our internal leadership programs and engages students in international service and internship programs at for-profit and non-profit organizations.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers at the University of Houston (ASME)
ASME provides a great network for mechanical engineering students. We promote teamwork and collaboration throughout the duration of a student's academic career. Several social and networking events are held throughout the school year.

Association of Asian American Social Workers (AAASW)
To support a network of students and social work professionals serving or interested in serving the Asian American population.

Bangladeshi Students Association (BSA)
The purpose of this organization is to unify all Bangladeshi students and alumni from the University of Houston; to strengthen inter-cultural relations by participating in cultural events organized by different student organizations and ethnic groups.

Baptist Student Ministry (BSM)
BSM is a student-led mission organization that lives in the grace and rest of God and makes disciples in our communities.

Bauer MBA Society (BMBAS)
The Bauer MBA Society is designed specifically for graduate-level business students at the University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business. We bridge the gap between the classroom and the boardroom.

Black Student Union (BSU)
The Black Student Union at the University of Houston is a registered student organization established to help students reach their full professional potential. Our goal is to prepare students for the professional arena by serving as a liaison for young, black, professionals on the UH campus and the black professional community. Through resume building, network training, and business etiquette classes, we want our students to make a lasting impression in the professional realm upon graduation.

Chinese/American Language & Culture Organization (CALCO)
CALCO is a student-led academic organization that is backed by the University of Houston's Chinese Language Department. Our mission is to promote the understanding of the Chinese language and culture within the Houston community.

Cougar Kendo (Kendo)
Kendo is the art of Japanese fencing and dates back nearly two-hundred years. The sword was the weapon of choice in Japan for over a thousand years.

Council for Cultural Activities (CCA)
The Council for Cultural Activities (CCA) is a university-sponsored organization that promotes cultural awareness, diversity, and inclusion at the University of Houston by supporting cultural and diversity-related registered student organizations and events on campus. We are compromised of individuals and member organizations that represent the diverse student body and interests of the University of Houston.

Dhun A Cappella
UH's premier South Asian a cappella who's goal is to harmoniously combine the music of the East and West. With the power of voices, Dhun strives to spread an appreciation for diverse music while maintaining the traditional essence of South Asian Culture.

Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA)
EWB-USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders.

Filipino Student Association (FSA)
The Filipino Student Association(FSA)provides the student body with an organization that focuses on unity, community service, and most importantly, our Filipino culture.

Gamma Beta Fraternity, Inc. (GB)
Gamma Beta Fraternity, Inc. is an Asian-American interest fraternity that was established in the Spring of 2000 at The University of Texas at Austin and colonized in the Spring of 2009 at the University of Houston.

Gamma Rho Lambda (GRL)
Gamma Rho Lambda (ΓΡΛ) is the first national, college-based, LBTQA sorority which is not exclusive to any particular race or sexual orientation. We are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

GCSW Latinx Student Association
The Latinx Student Association of the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW), represents a community of students committed to the principles of empowerment, solidarity, and social justice for Latinxs. We embrace a mandate to promote advocacy, service, cultural awareness, and academic experiences through collaboration and networking with the GCSW and the community of Houston.

Habitat for Humanity at the University of Houston (UH Habitat)
Habitat for Humanity at the University of Houston strives to educate, advocate, build, and fundraise in partnership with Habitat for Humanity in order to eradicate poverty housing locally and internationally.

Hallyu Club
To promote and raise awareness of the Korean culture through popular entertainment(s), but not limited to music, dance cinema, and media productions.

Houston Hillel enriches the lives of Jewish undergraduate students so that they may enrich the Houston Jewish community, the Jewish people, and the world.

Indian Students Association (ISA)
Indian Student Association is a non-profit student organization whose mission is to preserve and promote the Indian culture to the University of Houston Cougars and the Greater Houston Area with pride and dignity.

International Students Organization (ISO)
As the official representative of the international student body at the University of Houston, I.S.O. shall endeavor to provide a climate in which individuals can grow, experience, and develop cultural identity and attain high skill competencies.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at UH (IVCF)
We are a community of students serving the campus in boldness and humility. From the love and grace given to us by Jesus Christ, we want to let others experience a relationship with an almighty God.

Lambda Delta Psi (LDPsi/LDY)
A sorority founded in 2009 based on the principles of independence, sisterhood, and grace. Our members are students who seek to academically thrive and also participate in volunteer services throughout the community.

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. (LTA)
We are the lovely ladies of the first Latina Sorority in the nation - Lambda Theta Alpha, Gamma Eta chapter upholding Unity Love Respect - Houston Hollaaa! We empower the universal woman and we strive for academic excellence.

MAES - Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES)
The University of Houston Society of MAES - Latinos in Science and Engineering student chapter is a 501c non-profit organization that devotes itself to the advancement of the Hispanic community.

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)
Multicultural Greek Council.

Muslim Students Association (MSA)
Muslim Students Association: Our mission is to facilitate and provide for the needs of Muslims on campus as well as educating the University of Houston community at large.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)
We are the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. We are a professional organization that prides itself on preparing our members to be leaders.

Nepalese Student Association at University of Houston-Main Campus (NSA-UH(main))
This organization is open to every student at the University of Houston. We help new students coming to campus and help them settle and get to know about the university environment. It is really helpful to get started and make networking.

Nigerian Student Association (NSA)
NSA is an organization that unites the minds, culture, and fellowship of Nigerians and the UH student body as a whole.

Omega Delta Phi (ODPHI)
Omega Delta Phi is a Service/Social fraternity dedicated to the needs and concerns of the community, is and shall be to promote and maintain the traditional values of Unity, Honesty, Integrity, and Leadership.

Persian Society at University of Houston (PSUH)
The purpose of this organization to promote awareness of the Persian/Iranian culture, arts, language, life, and social aspects in a non-political and non-religious manner.

Pi Kappa Delta, of the University of Houston (PKD at UH)
PKD at UH is an organization set up to bring members of the speech and debate community together and improve their skills both in a competitive sense as well as the real-world applications of such. Though no previous background is needed to join.

Pre-Optometry Professional Society (POPS)
POPS is a student organization for students interested in the field of optometry. We meet every other Wednesday and hold various events and socials for members to get to know each other and gain more information about the growing field of optometry.

Pre-Pharmacy Association (PPA)
Our mission is to lead and build strong foundations for pre-pharmacy students to succeed in pharmacy school.

She's The First (STF)
She's The First is a national organization devoted to funding primary and secondary schooling for female youth in developing countries.

Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity, Inc. (SigRho)
Sigma Beta Rho is a national, multicultural fraternity dedicated to cultural awareness and diversity at the University of Houston. Nationally founded in 1996, SigRho is the largest and fastest-growing fraternity of its kind.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is a diverse familia made up of STEM-field students that offer academic support, professional opportunities, volunteer opportunities, travel, networking, and more!

Society of Petroleum Engineers University of Houston Student Chapter (SPE)
Society of Petroleum Engineers University of Houston Student Chapter provides educational and leadership opportunities, networking events, access to current technology, and practices in the Oil & Gas industry.

Taiwanese Students Association (TSA)
TSA is an established organization catered to all Mandarin Chinese speaking students here at the University of Houston. The main purpose of TSA is to offer help to international students with school-related concerns.

The Accounting Society (AS)
We endeavor to prepare students for real-world experiences while helping them develop leadership, communication skills, and connections with other students and professionals. Ultimately, we want our members to be proud, confident, and indispensable!

United Muslim Relief Houston (UMR Houston)
UMR Houston aims to implement targeted, cost-effective relief and development programs that improve lives. Our motto “Development Through Service” bears a message of changing lives at both ends: those who need our help, and those who want to help others.

Vietnamese Students Association (VSA)
Our mission is to promote and preserve the Vietnamese culture, give back to the community, and encourage unity by offering various cultural, service, and social activities and events to both Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese individuals.

Wushu Kung Fu Club (UH Wushu)
Wushu Kung Fu Club Practices are held every Tuesday/Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM in Rec Room 4&5 and Friday at 1:30-3:30 PM in Rec Room 1&2. No experience is necessary - beginners welcome! Find us on Facebook!

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (Zetas)
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.