Multicultural Clubs and Organizations

African Students Association

The aim of the organization is to expose Huntsville to African culture, customs, and diversification while assisting and increasing the graduation rate of fellow African students and making them feel at home.

Alpha Kappa Alpha

The first sorority founded for African American women, Alpha Kappa Alpha strives to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards; promote unity and friendship among college women; maintain a progressive interest in college life; and to be of service to all mankind. The Omicron Zeta Chapter was chartered on the campus of UAH on May 31, 1987.

Alpha Omicron Pi

Alpha Omicron Pi was founded on January 2, 1897 and currently has over 190 international chapters. We are a sorority that focuses on women enriched through lifelong friendship who stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty. The values on which AOII was founded help lead us in the decisions we make and the behaviors we exhibit in our daily lives. We are inspired to promote the values of simplicity, integrity, circumspection, tolerance, generosity, personal dignity, and love. Our lives are to be living symbols of these values that we hold in common. They enable us to go with character and confidence into the world around us, confidently knowing AOII is ours offering friendships and opportunities throughout our lifetime.

Arabic Club

The Arabic Club is a language club that seeks to expand members' understanding of the Arabic language and broaden their understanding of Arab culture. This club strives to develop language proficiency. Above all, this organization seeks to broaden students' view of the Arab world and create an appreciation for cultural diversity in order to cohesively function in a globally interdependent society.

Black Student Association

The mission of the Black Student Association is to aid in the growth and development of UAH students through a series of culturally, socially, and academically focused discussions and programs. This mission is fulfilled through community service, campus involvement, and professional development.BSA aims to develop and promote unity within the minority community at UAH.

Chinese Students and Scholars Association

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association of the University of Alabama in Huntsville is twofold. The primary goal is to provide an opportunity for all Chinese students and scholars to interact and share the culture heritage of China, letting them feel a homely atmosphere in the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The secondary goal is to foster a wide student interest and participation in activities by providing leadership, program, and service, and to assist students in developing skills and leadership.

French Club

The UAH French Club is an interactive club for people to learn more about France, the French language, and the French culture. The French Club provides students an opportunity to interact with their peers, assist students in their French speaking courses, and offer a free course advancing French conversation. Through meetings, there will be opportunities to learn about cultures such as, but not limited to, France, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, and various countries in Africa. Rejoignez-nous!

German Club

The German Club promotes the German culture and language through various student activities. The German Club serves as an outreach to current and future students interested in the German language.

Hispanic Student Organization

The Hispanic Student Organization promotes the cultural awareness of the Hispanic population on campus and unites the diverse Hispanic students currently attending UAH through cultural events, motivational speakers, and community activities. HSO encourages the retention and recruitment of Hispanic students at UAH and provides the opportunity for the interchange between members of this organization, as well as members of other student organizations. HSO represents the voice of Hispanic privileges, rights, and issues, as well as strengthens and empowers the Hispanic community inside and outside the University.

Indian Student Organization

Indian Student Organization is a student organization established and run by the Indian students studying at UAH. The organization promotes the exchange of cultures with other student organizations on campus, to facilitate the accommodation and basic needs of new incoming students from India every semester and to act as a bridge between the Indian students and other organization's activities. Indian Student Organization organizes two main Indian festivals, namely, Diwali and Holi, on campus and the entire student community and staff are invited to these events.

Japanese Appreciation Student Organization

The Japanese Appreciation Student Organization provides students an opportunity to practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing Japanese. Members are able to study with fellow Japanese language students and find academic support for homework, quizzes, and exams. JASO is an opportunity to gain exposure to the Japanese culture through media (film, television shows, news programs, newspapers, comics), cultural events, music, and food. JASO is open to all UAH students.

Japanese Culture Club

The Japanese Culture Club provides students an opportunity to practice Japanese. JCC is an opportunity to gain exposure to the Japanese culture.

Korean Culture and Language Club

The Korean Language and Culture Club celebrates the Korean culture language while also promoting awareness and appreciation. This organization provides networking opportunities for students to meet and associate with others that share an appreciation for the Korean culture.

Minority Graduate Student Association

The Minority Graduate Student Association (MGSA) is an organization formed to constitute a networking system and helps secure financial support for minority graduate students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Born out of the Alliances for Minority Participation Program (AMP), the mission of MGSA is to assist the university's retention efforts and further address various overlooked elements of minority representation on campus. MGSA also serves as a mechanism for which students, faculty, employers, and academic institutions can utilize for recruitment and leadership services.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The UAH Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) focuses on community service through volunteering (tutoring, mentoring, etc.) and political empowerment through means such as a voter registration drive and forums. NAACP is a minority student organization that focuses on helping other minorities in the community and on campus to know the importance of education and the importance of using your rights as a citizen.

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

The National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers shall be established to develop programs to assist minority students in realizing their full professional potential in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related disciplines. This Organization will promote within and assess for the community at large the impact of new developments in science and technology.

National Society of Black Engineers

The National Society of Black Engineers seeks to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

Phi Beta Sigma

On January 9th, 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C., three young men founded Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc to exemplify the ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service while being guided by the motto "Culture for Service and Service for Humanity." Ever since its founding, the fraternity has viewed itself as 'a part of' the general community rather than 'apart from' it. What started as one chapter has now grown to over 700 chapters and 200,000 brothers internationally. The Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter was officially recognized at UAH in March 2007, and continually strives to be the beacon of light envisioned by the founders through philanthropic, educational, and community service projects on the university campus and surrounding communities.


The mission of UAH PRISM is to provide a nonjudgmental and open organization to all who embrace the varied identities of the queer community and their allies and to facilitate a greater understanding of LGBTQQIAAP (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, and Pansexual) issues as they affect UAH and the greater LGBTQQIAAP community.

Slavic Club

The Slavic Club creates opportunities for those who enjoy the Russian culture and the culture of other Eastern European countries. The organization hosts campus events encouraging socialization with native speakers and people that are learning Russian language.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was established in 1974 as a national organization of professional engineers serving as role models in the Hispanic community. The concept of Networking was the key basis for the organization. SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development.

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club provides an opportunity for friendship and association among students interested in the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. Members promote understanding and appreciation of Hispanic culture - literature, art, music, drama, history, geography, politics, and economics and encourage the study of the Spanish language while contributing to the advancement of intercultural relations and international understanding