Student Organization List

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JOIN A STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Cal State L.A. is home to over 100 student organizations that address a variety of issues and plan hundreds of events each year. The student organizations represent academic, cultural, political, professional, religious, spiritual, service, social, and recreational interests. These groups provide limitless opportunities to achieve an active role on campus and to pursue individual interests. The drop down menus below includes a list of recognized organizations and their mission statements to help you find out more about what these groups have to offer. Finding a student organization that is right for you involves taking risks and trying new things!

1. Attend the Student Organization and Activities Expo at the Fall Student Fest, an event that introduces new and continuing students to Cal State L.A.’s student life while assisting student organizations with recruitment and promotion.

2. Be on the lookout for fliers, banners, or postcards that advertise student group meetings and events. Attending these activities is a great and easy way to start your on-campus involvement.

3. Visit the Center for Student Involvement where you can find contact and program information for recognized student organizations.

4. Fill out the Interest Form. Want to learn more about specific clubs or groups? Complete and send the Center for Student Involvement the Interest Form attached and we will forward your questions and information to groups you specify.


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Academic

Academic Honors Association
To build unity amongst President Scholars past and present.
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Accounting Society
To provide students with information, skills and contacts that will assist them with their studies, CPA exams. career decisions, interviews and careers.
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Advocate Student Leaders
To promote interest of philanthropy within the Cal State L.A. and the community.
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American Association of Airport Executives
To establish both social and business relationships with people in the fields of airport management and its allied professions.
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American Medical Student Association
To provide an environment that supports the creative ideas of physicians-in-training and other future allied health professionals.
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American Society of Civil Engineers
To stimulate an interest in Civil Engineering.
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Art History Society
To educate the community and the surrounding communities about the fundamentals of Art History.
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Association for Computing Machinery
To promote an increased knowledge of the science, design, development, construction, language, and applications of modern computing machinery.
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Association of Student Hydrogeologists
To further the knowledge and understanding of the hydrogeological and environmental sciences throughout the Cal State L.A. community.
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Association of Student Social Workers
To promote unity among Social Work Students at Cal State L.A.
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BAJA SAE
To provide members with insight into opportunities available to them in the various fields of engineering and science.
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Cancer Outreach Association
To promote cancer awareness to students in the Cal State L.A. campus.
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Child Development Association
To provide support and resources for children and their families in our community.
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Duchamp's Leg, An Artists' Salon
To create and support the art community at Cal State L.A. and to enrich and enhance the art student experience at Cal State L.A..
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Early Entrance Program Club
To create and reinforce an environment conducive to the social and academic development of Early Entrance Program students.
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EcoCAR2
To cultivate student skill sets to build a parallel through the road hybrid electric vehicle.
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Engineers for a Sustainable World
To help create a more stable and efficient lifestyle for poor communities locally and abroad.
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English Graduate Student Association
To plan and hold an annual Graduate Conference in English Studies, whereby graduate students are given the opportunity to share research and enter the community of scholars.
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Food Science And Technology Club
To foster a close relationship among Food Science and Technology program students and faculty at Cal State L.A..
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Forensic Science Student Association
To enlighten undergraduate & graduate Students in many potential majors & minors with interest in the forensics sciences of opportunities for working in the field of forensic science.
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Forensics Speech and Debate
To provide as many varied and meaningful forensic activities as possible to all interested students.
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Geosciences Club
To promote social and intellectual interaction among students interested in the geological sciences.
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Global Health Association
To unite students of all disciplines through volunteering and becoming active member of a worldwide society.
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Gravitas Animation Society
To provide our animation students with the opportunity to collaborate and talk about animation.
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Healthcare Management Association
To clearly state the rules, goals, purpose, and qualifications of the Health Care Management Association at Cal State L.A.
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Hermanos Unidos
To provide students with tools and support necessary for success in college and professional fields through the bond of brotherhood.
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Lambda Alpha Epsilon
To promote professional standards, training, procedures and ideals within the areas of the administration of criminal justice.
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Math Club
To increase educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth.
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National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association
To provide support and information for students preparing for a professional career in the area of Communication Disorders.
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Philosophy Club
To provide an environment conducive to philosophical discourse.
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Public Health Student Association
To encourage academic achievement, promote unity, enhance student knowledge, create strong relationships and lasting bonds through mentoring, networking, and community outreach.
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Rehabilitation Counseling Association
To operate as non profit public benefit student organization and is not organized for the private gain of any person.
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School Psychology Student Association
To promote and support the pursuit of professional preparation in the field of School Psychology.
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Society for Biological Anthropology
To serve as a source of education, communication, social interaction and promotion for all students and faculty/staff members with a high degree of interest in the field of Biological Anthropology.
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Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science
To promote student recruitment and retention of Chicanos, Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented minorities in science at Cal State L.A.
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Society of Women Engineers
To encourage Women in Engineering and Science fields.
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Statement Magazine
To help students at Cal State L.A. by encouraging them to submit writing and/or art to our literary magazine.
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Student Nurses Association
To provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns.
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Students for Progress
To allow students to gain professional skills in the area of leadership development.
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Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages
To promote social and intellectual interaction and intercultural exchange among students and faculty interested in the teaching of English as a Second or Foreign Language or applied linguistics.
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Urban Learning Student Association
To have the students from Charter College of Education get involve with ASI.
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Culturally Focused

Armenian Student Association
To inform its members and interested parties on campus of the Armenian heritage.
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Black Student Union
To establish and maintain communication among members of the African academic community of Cal State L.A.
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Hermanas Unidas
To reach out to the Latina/o Community and provide resources as well as a family networking system.
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Japanese Student Association
To foster an interest in and to provide a better understanding of Japanese heritage.
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Korean Student Association
To develop Korean ingenuity in campus life.
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MALCS: Mujeres Activas en Letras Y Cambio Social
To work toward the support, education and dissemination of Chicana/Latina and Native American Women's issues.
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Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan
To provide an opportunity for students, particularly of Mexican descent, to work together for individual and group improvement.
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Mujeres De Maiz
To unite and empower women of all ages, color, and sexualities, by creating safe community spaces that provide art education, mentorship, art exhibition and publishing opportunities.
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Organization for the Performance of Music, Comedy, Film and the Arts
To create an outlet for artists to perform their acts free of complication, and to showcase the hidden talents that this campus has to offer.
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Saudi Students Association
To understand the differences between both Saudi and American cultures.
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The Queer Connection
To be representative and servant of the people in the gay community and to those communities surrounding Cal State L.A.
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Vietnamese Student Association
To maintain the Vietnamese culture without political involvement and create more friendly and sympathetic relations in club or community.
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Yectli Folklorico Dance Troupe
To bring awareness about Mexican Folklorico Dance to the Cal State L.A. community.
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Fraternities

Alpha Epsilon Omega (AEO) Fraternity
To provide cultural stimulation on campus to promote interest in the Armenian language, history and culture.
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
To instill leadership skills in organizational members that will enable them to work for positive changes in the university and the community in general.
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Alpha Phi Omega
To develop leadership, to promote friendship, and to provide service to humanity.
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Delta Sigma Chi Co-Ed Fraternity
To form a closer union among college men and women for the enhancement of intellectual, community, social life and the overall life at Cal State L.A.
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Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
To provide cultural awareness by walking with honor and respect, establishing solid unity among our members while honoring the importance of education and leadership.
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Interested Gentlemen of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc.
To become brothers of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Incorporated.
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Interfraternity Council
To unite the Greek organizations at Cal State L.A. for the better of the University.
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Multi-Cultural Greek Council (MCGC)
To unite multicultural Greek lettered organizations on the Cal State L.A. campus for the advancement of academics, the promotion of culture, and the betterment of the community.
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National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
To develop and maintain sorority life and inter-fraternity relations at a high level of accomplishment and in doing so to promote superior scholarship, high social and moral standards.
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Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
To develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino Community.
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Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity
To foster the bonds of Brotherhood among its members, to develop cultural interests, to encourage scholastic accomplishments.
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Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity
To educate society's knowledge and awareness, of the Latino population.
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Honor Society

Alpha Tau Delta (Nursing Association)
To further higher educational standards for persons of the nursing profession.
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Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honor Society
To encourage and foster the ideal of service as the basis of the accounting profession.
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Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
To improve the understanding of biological study and extend boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research, scholarship and networking.
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Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society
To maintain and promote the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession.
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Golden Key International Honour Society
To recognize and encourage scholastic achievement and excellence in all undergraduate fields of study.
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Lambda Alpha National Honor Society for Anthropology; Delta California Chapter
To encourage and stimulate scholarship and research in Anthropology by recognizing and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students, faculty and other persons.
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Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society
To promote interaction among the graduate students in the communication studies graduate program and the faculty, staff, and administration.
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National Society of Collegiate Scholars
To recognize and celebrate high achievement among first and second year students in all academic disciplines.
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Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society
To extend recognition to top students in history and to provide them with an academic organization that provides this honor.
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Pi Tau Sigma, Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
To establish a closer bond of fellowship which will result in mutual benefit to those men and women in the study and in the profession of Mechanical Engineering.
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Salute Honor Society
To recognize the academic success of outstanding student veterans and currently military service members in higher education.
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Sigma Delta Pi, Hispanic Honor Society
To increase a wider knowledge of Hispanic contributions to modern culture. To stimulate greater interest and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture.
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Tau Eta Chapter of the Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society
To recognize and promote scholastic achievement among students and faculty involved in the undergraduate or graduate social work program.
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Professional

Association of Information Management
To promote an understanding of information systems, the information technology industry and related business disciplines among the students of Cal State L.A.
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Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
To experience promote academic career issues concerning the professions of finance and accounting.
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Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine
To improve the representation of Mexican-Americans within the medical schools of the Southwest.
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Criminal Justice Student Association
To further the academic and professional interest of criminal justice students currently enrolled at Cal State L.A.
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Educational Technology and Leadership
To provide training, collaboration, creativity, fostering communication, and supporting technology-based courseware to current students in hope of widening their knowledge by sharing ideas and utilizing effective technologies.
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Entrepreneurial Collegiate Consulting Organization
To provide members with opportunities to engage each other and network with different people in the field of business and beyond.
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Financial Management Association
To assist in the professional, educational, and social development of college students interested in finance.
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Graphic Artists Union of Golden Eagles
To set the school agenda for the role of design in its economic, social, political and cultural contexts.
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Hispanic Business Society
To improve the lives of Cal State L.A. students by encouraging the development of well trained leaders and professional skills for successful careers.
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
To further the knowledge of the theory and practice of electronics, communications, and other related fields of engineering and science.
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Marketing Club
To prepare students who are interested in careers in marketing, retail, selling and sales management with the essential discipline skills.
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Masters of Social Work Student Organization
To develop students understanding about social work and advocacy in efforts to promote change for the betterment of individuals.
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National Society of Black Engineers
To stimulate and develop student interest in engineering, technology, math and natural science.
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Pre-Law Society
To provide an opportunity for interested students to acquire relevant information about law school or a career in law.
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Professionals in Human Resources Association
To promote understanding of the Human Resources profession among the university students and faculty.
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SAE International
To disseminate knowledge of the theory and practice of Automotive Engineering Sciences.
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School-Based Family Counseling Student Association
To promote & support the pursuit of professional preparation in the field of School Based Family Counseling.
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Society of Hispanic Engineering and Science Students
To advance Hispanic student in engineering, in education, employment, economic and social welfare.
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Student California Teacher Association
To improve the conditions of teaching and learning.
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Student Dietetic Association
To promote greater fellowship among all students pursuing careers in the field of dietetics and nutrition.
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Religious/Spiritual

Alpha Omega
To provide a safe-haven where students can learn to develop their academic skills and spiritual focus.
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Atheist, Agnostic, & Non Religious Student Alliance
To help create a community for Atheist, Agnostic, and non religious students
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Basic Ministries
To providing an opportunity for students to get together and have fun while abiding by all established policies of the University.
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Chinese Bible Study Fellowship
To invite Chinese students, study the bible, and have fellowship to care for each other.
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Christians on Campus
To give hope, faith, and understanding through and by the word of God in love and fellowship in God's holy spirit.
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International Youth Fellowship
To unite the hearts of youths inside of God and preach the Gospel through the IYF club activities and programs.
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Muslim Student Association
To help educate people about the culture and history of Islam.
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The Soka Gakkai International Engaged Buddhists Club
To help students unlock their hidden potential and achieve creative harmony with the environment throughout the philosophy and practice of Nichiren Daishonin Buddhism.
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Service

Circle K International
To develop College and University students into global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to services.
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Coaching Corps
To make sports programs accessible to low income, under served youth primarily in east side neighborhoods of Los Angeles.
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Global Brigades Medical & Dental Brigades
To organize medical and dental brigades to rural communities in developing nations with the goal of ultimately spreading awareness of global health disparities and improving equality of life in those same communities.
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Lions Club International
To be a service-based organization designed to provide services on Cal State L.A. campus and to the surrounding Los Angeles communities.
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No More, Starving Students
To assist students in finding the resources necessary to finance their education.
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Student Veterans Organization
To assist veterans and provide services for veterans as required.
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The Aerie
To promote all Cal State L.A. resident bands and support positive empowerment through all art forms.
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TRIO Alumni Association
To provide low-income and or first generation students with the resources necessary to succeed in college.
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Sororities

Alpha Sigma Tau National Sorority
To promote a sense of sisterhood among its members.
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Chi Sigma Phi
To encourage its members to interact with one another, be productive members of the community, learn and share various Asian cultural backgrounds.
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
To engage in cultural, educational and public service activities.
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Delta Zeta Sorority
To stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members.
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Interested Ladies of Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc.
To promote the traditional values of unity, honesty, integrity, and leadership among women.
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Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority Inc.
To establish a bond similar to that of sisterhood.
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Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc.
To promote the advancement of Latinas through various campus activities and community service.
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Panhellenic Association
To develop and maintain women's fraternity life and inter fraternity relations at high level of accomplishment.
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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
To enhance quality of life within the community, Public service, leadership development, and education of youth.
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Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
To bring different cultures together expand and generate women to a successful future.
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
To promote the cause of education by encouraging the highest standards of scholarship through scientific, literary, cultural and education programs.
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Special Interest

Auto Club
To join together car enthusiasts at Cal State L.A. and provide a variety of events open for anyone to participate in.
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Ballroom Dancing Club
To provide an opportunity to practice ballroom dance skills in a social environment.
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Cinematic Visions
To provide an extra curricular education forum in which members are encouraged to refine their skills as they relate to film and video production, broadcast journalism and multimedia.
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Colleges Against Cancer
To eliminate cancer by working to implement the programs and missions of the American Cancer Society.
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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
To promote student interest in the field of Earthquake Engineering Research.
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Fashion Association of Design Students
To stimulate mutual interest in the field of fashion design, merchandising and textiles.
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Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance
To establish a broad constituency to work in pursuit of feminist ideals-social, political, and economic equality for all women.
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Forensic Social Work Caucus
To increase awareness and knowledge of forensic social work by talking with other interested student organizations.
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Golden Eagle Radio
To provide a wide range of quality music, entertainment, and news for the East Los Angeles area.
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Golden Eagle TV
To enter various media industries encompassing: television, film, animation, news, sports, journalism, advertising, public relations, and media management
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International Friends
To celebrate and share different cultures from around the world, ethnicities and traditions.
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International Social Work Caucus
To support all interested students pursuing ISW study.
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International Youth and Students for Social Equality
To build a mass political movement of the working class that will fight for power, establish a workers government, and reorganize society on a democratic, egalitarian and rational basis.
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League of Legends Club
To foster strong teams building skills in players by emphasizing the value of cooperation and openness to change.
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Lobby Day Caucus
To engage in fundraising activities to support attendance of social work students at Cal State L.A. at the annual NASW Lobby Days event.
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Phi Pi Alpha (Firefighter Association)
To provide a professional fire officer atmosphere by setting standards in conduct, appearance and example.
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Raising Awareness
To promote knowledge on a variety of worldwide topics involving poverty, slavery, environmental distinction, media etc.
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Salsa Club
To provide instruction in basic salsa dancing to beginners and to offer a place for intermediate and advanced salsa dancers to share and improve techniques.
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Statement Unbound
To provide an organization through which students can create and spread their music and poetry.
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Student Alumni Association
To acknowledge the University's diverse student population through programs and events that promote campus pride and unity and create lifelong ties to the University.
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Student Music Society
To provide an opportunity for music majors to share their work with their peers.
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Students 4 Student Theater
To provide Cal State L.A. students with a place to create, rehearse, and perform any and all performance art.
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Students United to Reach Goals in Education
To provide Cal State L.A. AB 540 students (non-resident students exempt from out of state tuition) with informational resources to guide their education.
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Vivacious Curlz
To empower and educate women and men on their hair and thus creating a community where mentorship, empowerment, impact, understanding, and appreciation can take place.
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Room 204, U-SU
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: 323-343-5110
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