Cultural Student Organizations

Afghan Student Association (ASA)
Promoting Afghan culture and tradition around the campus.

AIESEC is 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.

Albanian Coogs
The goals of Albanian Coogs is to enable knowledge of Albanian culture to students not from Albania and to preserve the Albanian culture and traditions to students with Albanian ethnicity.

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

Ankh Maat Wedjau Honor Society - Songhai Chapter (AMWHS)
This is the UH (Songhai) Chapter of Ankh Maat Wedjau, the National Honor Society for students academically engaged - that is, majoring or minoring - in the African American Studies. We aim to raise knowledge about African-American culture & issues.

Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA)
The AAEAA is a professional organization dedicated to helping its members succeed in their professions by networking amo ng each other through seminars and social activities.

Arab Student Union (ASU)
The Arab Student Union exists to promote Arab interests on campus, celebrate Arab culture, prevent defamation against Arabs, and organize around Arab causes locally and globally.

Argentine Tango Club (ATC)
The Argentine Tango Club is a student organization dedicated to teaching and promoting tango and latin american culture. We will teach group lesssons for all levels and have social dance parties.

Asian Medical Professions Society (AMPS)
Established in fall 2010, the Asian Medical Professions Society's objective is to provide students at the University of Houston who are looking into careers in the health professions with opportunities to network through volunteering and charity work.

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.

Baha'i Club at the University of Houston (Baha'i Club)
The Bahá'í Club is a student organization who's purpose is to bring people together in a spirit of friendship and kindness, to promote independent and unprejudiced thinking, and to foster unity among all people.

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.

Believers' Love World Campus Ministry (BLW_UH)
BLW is an organization that caters to students physical, academical and most especially spiritual needs.

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.

Bridges International (BI)
This organization is to create bonds between international students and American students, to help international students get acclimated in the States, and to be able to learn about other's cultures.

Chinese Student Association (CSA)
CSA celebrate the Chinese Heritage and welcome everyone to join us. We have awesome events such as Dumpling Days, Moon Festival and of course Chinese New Year.

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 Chinese language and culture within the Houston community.

Coog Comedy Club (C3)
C3 exists to highlight the diverse and hard hitting humor that the city and the University of Houston has.

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.

Cougar Swing Out (CSO)
Do you enjoy social dancing? Do you have that vintage flair? Join Cougar Swing Out! Take a short trip back in time and learn the incredibly fun dance of the golden era - Swing! You'll be doing the Charleston with the best of them in no time at all.

Council of Ethnic Organizations (CEO)
The Council of Ethnic Organizations is the source of support and a platform for registered student organizations to actively promote diversity and inclusion of all cultures and peoples to the University of Houston community.

Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc. (DPO)
Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc. is the Largest, Strongest, & Fastest Growing South Asian Sorority in the nation. We are the ONLY South Asian Social & Service Sorority On campus!

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Zeta Sigma Chapter (/DST)
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. The largest Black Greek Organization. A Public Service Sorority.

Dhun A Cappella
UH's premier South Asian a cappella who's goal is to harmoniously combine 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.

FemCity UH (FemCity, Femfessionals)
FemCity UH is a student organization focused on connecting professional college women. We aim to aid college women with major components such as interviewing tips, proper business etiquette, making connections, community engagement, workshops a mentoring.

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.

Friends of Haiti (FOH)
Friends of Haiti is a student organization dedicated to bringing healthcare services to the poorest of the poor in the country of Haiti.

Gamma Beta Fraternity, Inc. (GB)
Gamma Beta Fraternity, Inc. is an Asian-American interest fraternity that was established Spring of 2000 at The University of Texas at Austin and colonized 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 Hispanic Student Association (H.S.A.)
The Hispanic Student Association of the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, represent a community of students committed to the principles of empowerment, solidarity, and social justice for Hispanics.

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

Hallyu Wave Club (HWC)
Our purpose is to promote the culture of Korea through popular entertainment including, 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.

Organize seminars discussing various religious topics.

Houston Lutheran Campus Ministry (HLCM)
Our presence on your campus is welcoming and supportive of ALL students, faculty, and staff as they engage life's questions, God's call, and the faith of Christ. This Lutheran campus ministry is not just for Lutherans.

Immigration and Human Rights Law Society (IHRLS)
Law School Organization focused on Immigration and Human Rights Issues

Impact Congo Student Association (ICSA)
Advocates for Humanitarian Awareness, Acceptance of Cultural Diversity, Peace and Justice for the Congo and the United States.

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.

Indoor Soccer Club (IndoorSoccer)
An organization dedicated to spreading the passion and love for soccer at the University of Houston.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - UH Student Chapter (IMechE-UH)
This is the Institution of Mechanical Engineers University of Houston Student Chapter. The chapter is open to all STEM related majors interested in working abroad.

International Connections (IC)
IC assists students from different nationalities with forming diverse and valuable connections and skills. We place an emphasis on helping international students adapt to life in the U.S., and helping domestic students find opportunities to study abroad.

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 a 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 to experience a relationship with an almighty God.

Korean Student Association (KSA)
The mission of KSA is to promote awareness of Korean culture, to coordinate and promote activities leading to the betterment of Korean students at UH, and, to build a network among KSA alumni.

La Table Francaise (French Table)
La Table Française is an organization for students to come together in a stress-free environment to chat with others in French and to practice French.

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 Phi Epsilon (LPhiE)
Lambda Phi Epsilon’s vision is to become the preeminent international Asian interest fraternal organization, providing outstanding leadership, philanthropy, and advocacy in 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.

Lambda Theta Phi (Lambdas)
To promote scholarship, Latin unity, respect for all cultures and brotherhood. Lambda Theta Phi has set out to accomplish these goals through responsible political and social activities.

Lebanese Student Association (LSA)
The Lebanese Student Association (LSA) is dedicated to commemorating and promoting the Lebanese culture, lifestyle, and history through educational and social means.

Lex Judaica
Lex Judaica is the Jewish Law Students Group at the University of Houston Law Center. We bring together Jewish law students, attorneys, judges, and others for networking, fostering a strong Jewish legal community, and educating Jewish law students.

LGBT Advocates (LGBT Adv)
The LGBT Advocates is an organization at The University of Houston that continually strives to provide a voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student community.

LULAC Council at UH (LULAC)
Advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health, and civil rights of the Hispanic population in the United States.

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.

Mesopotamia (MESO)
The organization name is Mesopotamia, called MESO for short. The name means the land of rivers, where the Tigris–Euphrates river system meet.

Mexican-American Pharmacy Student Association (MAPSA)
MAPSA serves to promote cultural awareness by educating, assisting and supporting Hispanic communities through healthcare and community development.

Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA)
The Middle Eastern Student Association proudly welcomes all students at UH to join and see how all the different Middle Eastern countries culturally come together through events and social gatherings.

Mission 24 (M24)
Mission24 is a community of believers who are passionate about experiencing God, building and nurturing relationships, and serving the college campus.

Model United Nations at the University of Houston (UHMUN)
Model United Nations at the University of Houston is a program designated to educate students about international cooperative efforts to combat famine, promoting as well as enforcing human right practices, and putting an end armed conflicts worldwide.

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 for every student of University of Houston. We help new students comming 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 UH student body as a whole.

Nishani Bhangra (NB)
Promoting awareness of Punjabi culture through dance and the importance of diversity and multiculturalism, Nishani performs the dance style of Bhangra. Bhangra is a high energy, fast paced dance originating from the Punjab region in North India/Pakistan.

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.

Pakistan Students Association (PSA)
The Pakistan Students Association (PSA) is a proud united ethnic Student Organization that was established in 1965 at the University of Houston. We welcome people from diverse backgrounds to join us for Social, Awareness, Charity and Professional events.

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 thier skills both in a competitive sense as well as the real world applications of such. Though no previous background is needed to join.

Power and Knowledge Network (PaK)
The PaK Network is an organization for students by students. We focus on improving the college experience by planning events with our members and establishing a strong network based on synergy and mutual interests.

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 it’s kind.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is a diverse familia made up of STEM-field students that offers academic suppport, 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.

South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA)
The South Asian Law Students Association represents the South Asian community at UHLC and seeks to promote a greater cultural understanding among all peoples. SALSA is open to all UHLC students, and we invite you to join us for our events.

Sri Lankan Student Association (SLSA)
To promote awareness about Sri Lanka and foster friendship between Sri Lankan and Sri Lankan-American community of the University of Houston

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!

The Urbanite (Urbanite)
The Urbanite is a semi-annual newsletter under the Urban Experience Program. Its aim is to spread information,ideas, and opinions of various UEP members.

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. (TNX)
Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. is a sisterhood that is based on promoting and appreciating scholarship,service,sisterhood, leadership, and multiculturalism across the campus and community.

Turkish Student Association (TSA)
Introduce Turkish Culture, History and Language.

UNA-USA Campus Advocates
Campus Advocates offers today’s globally minded students the opportunity to participate in shaping the future, educate one's self & others on UN issues, advocate on behalf of the UN & spread the word about the important work the UN does around the globe.

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.

University of Houston Forensic Society (UHFS)
The University of Houston's Speech and Debate Team

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 1:30-3:30PM in Rec Room 1&2. No experience is necessary - beginners welcome! Find us on Facebook!

Youth Empowerment Alliance (YEA)
Youth Empowerment Alliance is an immigrant youth led organization at the University of Houston that aims to improve the present reality faced by undocumented students by being their voice in and out of campus.

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