Organizations

For more information about student organizations and clubs, please visit the Student Organizations and Leadership webpage: www.csus.edu/soal or visit their office in the University Union (2nd floor).

(African Student Association) African Student Association provides a welcoming and supportive cultural space for African students to build community at Sac State. We promote the academic and professional success of our members by expanding their network on campus and beyond. We deeply value our diverse cultural experiences which we are infused into our interactive and informative events. Click here for more information.
African Student Association
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded on January 15, 1908  and had its humble beginnings as the vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University. Since then, the sorority has flourished into a globally-impactful organization of over 290,000 college-trained members, bound by the bonds of sisterhood and empowered by a commitment to servant-leadership that is both domestic and international in its scope.

As Alpha Kappa Alpha has grown, it has maintained its focus in two key arenas: the lifelong personal and professional development of each of its members; and galvanizing its membership into an organization of respected power and influence, consistently at the forefront of effective advocacy and social change that results in equality and equity for all citizens of the world. Click here for more information.
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Founded December 4th, 1906 on the prominently white, Ivy league Institution Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence while providing service and advocacy for our communities. The objectives of this fraternity shall be to stimulate the ambitions of its members. To prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual. To encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood. And to aid down trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic, and intellectual status. The aims of this organization are manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind. The principles Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated are scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the uplifting of humanity. Click here for more information.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
The Black Dance Collective is dance organization steeped in the rich traditions of Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Alvin Ailey, Geoffrey Holder and other luminaries of the Black Concert Dance aesthetic. BDC provides a forum for the exploration of African-derived movement and culture within the context of American modern dance. Our mission is to perform, educate and instruct within various communities: academic, public and private collectively giving back to our society at large. Click here for more information.
Black Dance Collective
The purpose of this organization is to unite and uplift the Black community on campus through various events, community engagement, and opportunities, for the success of the individual and the student body as a whole. We strive to get Sacramento State involved and aware of the social issues and achievements of the Black community. Click here for more information.
Black Student Union
To enhance the college experience for Cooper Woodson College Scholars as well as other students on campus through events, seminars and various community involvement. We also are committed to providing leadership opportunities and training for students. Click here for more information.
Cooper Woodson College Student Association

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded January 13, 1913, at Howard University, Washington, D.C.  The organization is a group of college educated women committed to constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 200,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women.

The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Programmatic Thrust. More than ten thousand members typically attend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated's biennial national conventions, and each of the seven regional conferences (held during years when there is no national convention) typically hosts thousands of members. At its recent 51st National convention held in the District of Columbia, more than 38,000 members registered and attended. Click here for more information.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. is a historically black organization founded in the midst of the civil rights movement in 1963. Founded in Baltimore, Maryland at Morgan State University. Click here for more information.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc was founded on January 5th, 1911 on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Founded by ten men, the focus of this fraternity is achievement. The motto being, "Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor". Kappa Alpha Psi is the second oldest NPHC fraternity. The fraternity has over 150,000 members with 700 undergraduate and alumni chapters in every state of the United States, and international chapters in the United Kingdom, Germany, Korea, Japan, the Caribbean, Saint Thomas, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Nigeria, and South Africa. Kappa Alpha Psi is based off five main objectives; 1. To unite college men of culture, patriotism, and honor in a bond of fraternity. 2. To encourage honorable achievement in every field of human endeavor. 3. To promote the spiritual, social, intellectual, and moral welfare of its members. 4. To assist in the aims and purposes of colleges and universities. 5. To inspire service in the public interest. Click here for more information.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Maps is committed to supporting underrepresented minorities pursuing a career in medicine and medical related fields. California State University, Sacramento Maps is dedicated to recognizing and serving people of different race, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds. Sac State Maps recognizes that there is a need for health professionals from all walks of life. Sac State Maps is taking an active approach to increasing diversity in higher education and health fields.

Minority Association for Pre- Med Students

MOSS will always maintain a secure and focused support system for its members and alumni by motivating active and cognitive interaction between the general membership, campus community, academic staff, administration and outside community sources. The support network will address the following areas and form the standards for the foundation of MOSS

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Multicultural of Science Students

We envision a world in which engineering is a mainstream word in homes and communities of color, and all Black students can envision themselves as engineers. In this world, Blacks exceed parity in entering engineering fields, earning degrees, and succeeding professionally.

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."

The National Society of Black Engineers strives to accomplish the following objectives for our organization:

  • Stimulate and develop student interest in the various engineering disciplines
  • Strive to increase the number of minority students studying engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Encourage members to seek advanced degrees in engineering or related fields and to obtain professional engineering registrations
  • Promote public awareness of engineering and the opportunities for Blacks and other minorities in that profession
  • Function as a representative body on issues and developments that affect the careers of Black Engineers

Innovative project ideas are generated and implemented throughout the year on the chapter, regional and national levels. Some of NSBE's present activities include tutorial programs, group study sessions, high school/junior high outreach programs, technical seminars and workshops, a national communications network (NSBENET), two national magazines (NSBE Magazine and NSBE Bridge), an internal newsletter, a professional newsletter (Career Engineer, a supplement in NSBE Magazine), resume books, career fairs, awards, banquets and an annual national convention. 

National Society of Black Engineers

Nigerian Student Association, NSA, is an organization that wishes to bring unity amongst Nigerians students, give people a taste of Nigerian culture, help bring academic and financial success to all it's members, keep Nigerians roots and values embedded in its members, and helping out communities and one another. Click here for more information.
Nigerian Student Association
An international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911 by three Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman, and their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just. Omega Psi Phi is the first predominantly African-American fraternity to be founded at a historically black university. Click here for more information.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Beta Sigma is a social/service collegiate and professional fraternity founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students with nine other Howard students as charter members. Click here for more information.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on November 12, 1922, at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators. It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action.

Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision. Click here for more information.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Sons/Ancestors Players is a student organization and performance group dedicated to creating, expanding, and strengthening theatre about the black experience on campus and in the community. Our goal is to welcome, educate, and entertain our peers and the public by bringing the rich history and diverse culture of African Americans to life through theatre and performance. Click here for more information. 
Sons & Ancestors Players

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded January 16, 1920, at Howard University, Washington, D.C.  In 1920 five women from Howard University envisioned a sorority that would raise the consciousness of their people, encourage the highest standards of scholastic achievement, and foster a greater sense of unity among its members. these women believed that sorority elitism and socializing overshadowed the real mission for progressive organizations. Since its founding Zeta Phi Beta has historically focused on addressing social causes. Click here for more information.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.