2018-2019 Catalog

Student Organizations

Office of Student Life

Loker Student Union 111

(310) 243-2074

The following student organizations are representative of the clubs available to students. They invite your membership and active participation.

Academic Organizations

  • Accounting Society  serves to provide a means whereby students interested in accounting may associate with one another and exchange ideas relevant to their studies and occupational goals.
  • Anthropology Club  serves to augment learning and to strengthen social bonds amongst group members.
  • Dominguez Hills Society of Economists  serves to educate students about the economy as a whole and its influential impact.
  • E.N.G.AG.E.  A support group that will help student’s access campus resources and supports.
  • Graduate Association of Social Work  serves to promote student interest in social work, enhance professional development through student and campus community.
  • Health Science Student Alliance Club  to aide students majoring in related fields. To network & prepare for graduate school, exams, advancement and volunteering.
  • Human Services Student Association  opportunity to networking, fieldwork experience, sharing and advocating for good causes.
  • Integrative Medicine Club  To educate members about western and alternative medicine working together to treat the whole person.
  • Nursing Student Organization  supports and promotes activities for professional development of nursing students.
  • Pre-Law Society  to assist students interested in going to law school, while furthering intellectual achievement and scholarship.
  • Pre-Health Society  provides networking opportunities and promotes student community service in the health and related fields, as well as on campus.
  • Psychology Club  serves to promote the field of psychological research.
  • Science Society  serves the academic and professional interests and concerns of science students and fosters relationships among students, faculty, and local students.
  • Sociology Club  is guided by the philosophy of “Service to the Community” which means a commitment to assist communities in need through volunteerism and community organizing.
  • Teach One Reach One  (TORO) assists new first year students of CSUDH in becoming academically successful. Aspires to lower the dropout rate and raise retention rate.
  • Women Success Alliance  to prepare women for the professional work and guide them toward success.

Cultural/Multicultural Organizations

  • Asia @ CSUDH  serves to make the campus aware of the availability of the Asian-Pacific Student program.
  • Black Business Student Association  strives to promote professional and development of our members by providing networking opportunities and programs.
  • Chicana/o Studies Club  strives to educate, inform and produce research & scholarship that celebrate the cultural and historical richness of our culture.
  • Espiritu de Nuestro Futuro  serves to promote equity and access for non-traditional students who have burning desire to pursue their studies at CSUDH.
  • Latino Student Business Association  serves to provide opportunities to members and students that will enhance their personal, professional, and academic skills, which in return will help them achieve their short and long term goals during and after their collegiate experience.
  • Hermanas Unidadas (HaU)  reaches out the Chicana/Latina community and provides resources through the 3 pillars: academics, community service and social events.
  • M.E.Ch.A.  strives for educational, cultural, economic, political, and social empowerment within the Chicano community in order to liberate nuestra gente.
  • Muslim Student Association  to assist Muslim students with their spiritual, social and intellectual goals. To represent the union and advocate for the interest of Muslim students.
  • Organization of Africana Students  serves to nurture scholars, thinkers, and leaders by promoting social responsibility and economic excellence.
  • Organization Latinoamerica Estudiantil (OLE) to spread vast Hispanic culture.

Honor/Service Societies

Membership may require minimum grade point average and/or particular departmental affiliation.

  • Mu Phi Epsilon  serves to recognize the scholarship and musicianship of members and to promote friendship.
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars:  Students ranked in the top 20 percent. Encourages and recognizes outstanding scholarship and accomplishments, provides them with tools and development to be change agents on campus and in the community.
  • Phi Alpha Theta : International honor society in history.
  • Phi Beta Lambda  The organization's mission is to promote quality education as essential to the development of business leaders by providing innovative programs, relevant research, visionary leadership, and dedicated service.
  • Phi Sigma Biological Sciences  dedicated to the advancement of biological sciences through Research Community outreach, and volunteering.
  • Pi Theta Epsilon , Gamma Gamma Chapter is a national honor society in occupational therapy. The mission of Pi Theta Epsilon is to help ensure quality health care services for the general public by supporting scholarly activities by its members. This national organization aims at promoting research related to occupation and the practice of authentic occupational therapy.
  • Psi Chi  is a national honor society in psychology. Psi Chi was founded for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, maintaining scholarship in and advancing the science of psychology.

Political/Social Justice

  • Association of Political Science  (APSS) serves to encourage students to participate, discuss, and debate political issues.
  • Labor and Social Justice to educate and inform the campus about labor and social justice issues and promote leadership among our students.
  • Young Americans for Liberty a political activist organization on campus which seek to find, educate, train and mobilize youth activists for the purpose of wining on principle.

Professional Organizations

  • A.L.P.F.A  the largest Latino association for business professionals and students, dedicated to enhance opportunities for Latinos by building leadership and career skills.
  • American Marketing Association  provides access to future careers in marketing for interested students and to foster organizational and networking skills.
  • Cyber Security Club  to create a group of ethical hackers, where knowledgeable students may discuss and implement security issues and solutions.
  • Earth Science Club  furthers the knowledge of physical, geographical, and geological sciences.
  • IEEE CLAS CSUDH Computer Society Student Branch  fosters technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere.
  • Latino Student Business Association  provides opportunities for members to grow academically through education, leadership and organizational support.
  • International Business Association  heightens the awareness of business students to the field of international business.
  • International Student Association  promotes better companionship between the university and international students.
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association  (SOTA) is an interactive/networking organization that promotes community work, events, education, and knowledge about occupational therapy services.

Religious/Spiritual Organizations

  • Christian Crew  we represents 21st century lives through a Christian prospective.
  • Christians on Campus  to spread the word about the Lord Jesus. To encourage students
  • Host of Heaven  to reach students at CSUDH to have a closer relationship with Christ and to teach, preach the word of God.
  • Life on Campus  facilitates weekly group discussions on being successful in school and in our individual walk with God, we serve as an academic and cross cultural host for networking and enriching fellowship.

Special Interest Organizations

  • Anime Club  to enhance environment by stimulating the growth and appreciation of Anime as an art form as well as awareness and understanding all aspects of Japanese Culture.
  • Boxing Club  for fitness and well-being of students. To build confidence in students and relieve stress.
  • Destiny  Promotes high academic, community service, and social connections.
  • Ecology Club  bring awareness about key ecological issues that affect our campus community, campus wide recycling program, green sustainability programs, and community events about ecology.
  • E.M.P.O.W.E.R.  An enriching group that aims to support women of all backgrounds who face various challenges, such as friendships, relationships, family responsibilities, and being successful in college.
  • Male Success Alliance  improve access, retention and graduate rates if young men of color through academic support, professional development, and mentoring.
  • Resident Student Association  (RSA) provides leadership to the resident student population, promotes community, acts as a student government, and provides opportunities to enhance the collegiate experience.
  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee  (SAAC) enhances the overall experience of student-athletics by providing opportunities to participate in volunteer projects, campus events, and by representing the University in a positive manner.
  • Toro Weightlifting Club  to promote fitness through weightlifting, utilizing and educating on proper techniques to avoid injury.
  • Performing Arts Club  promotes the art forms of the theatre and dance on campus and in the community.

Fraternities and Sororities

Fraternities

  • Gamma Zeta Alpha  Built on the foundation of respect and brotherhood is to establish and promote a nurturing environment at the university level and beyond, through academic excellence, community service and the celebration of the diverse Latino Culture.
  • Lambda Theta Phi  promotes the spirit of brotherhood; protects the rights of Latino students; preserves the rich Latino culture, history, and tradition; promotes harmony; and maximizes leadership potential to provide guidance to the surrounding community.
  • Omega Delta Phi  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. This Brotherhood was founded in order to provide, to ANY man, a diverse fraternal experience which coincides with a higher education. P
  • Phi Iota Alpha  to develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community. Our fraternity’s roots extend from the late 19th century to the first Latino fraternity and the first Latino student organization in the United States. Our brotherhood is composed of university and professional men committed towards the empowerment of the Latin American community.
  • Sigma Pi Fraternity International  establishes a diverse and academically oriented brotherhood. Their purpose focuses on scholarship, chivalry, diversity, education, and service to the community.

Sororities

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. , Xi Upsilon Chapter to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to alleviate problems concerning women and girls, and to be of service to all mankind.
  • Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.  strives toward the expansion of awareness of the Latino culture, promotes leadership and sisterhood, and encourages excellence in education among women.
  • Kappa Delta Chi  a Latina national sorority who aims to achieve professional development, academic excellence, and graduation of all its members; an organization dedicated to community service to their local university communities with an emphasis on the Hispanic/Latino population.
  • Lambda Theta Nu t o promote and foster Latina leaders through educational and professional development, relationship building, and community involvement. Our intent is to provide our members exposure to resources for continued growth.  
  • Sigma Lambda Gamma  promotes standards of self-excellence in morality, ethics, and education. Efforts made are to better serve the needs of others.