Upcoming Student Organization Programs


List of student organizations advised by the Office of Multicultural Affairs or LGBTQ Student Life

All student organizations are open to any interested student

Asian American Students United (AASU)

Dedicated to raising awareness of the many Asian cultures and strengthening the Asian communities at Tulane and throughout New Orleans

Indian Association of Tulane (IATU)

Spreading the culture, traditions, and arts of India at Tulane University



Encapsulating the multitude of ways that Latinos/Hispanics/Iberian Descendants etc. identify themselves we try to create a welcoming environment both socially and academically for students at Tulane.


Men of Color (MOC)

Dedicated to improving the experiences of men that attend Tulane University


Queer Student Alliance (QSA)

Formerly known as MOSAIC, the LGBTQA student organization seeks to improve the lives of LGBTQ students on campus



Tulane African Students Association (TASA)

Dedicated to spreading the culture and traditions of the many African cultures represented at Tulane University


Tulane Black Student Union (tBSU)

Established in 1969 the purpose was, and remains to be, serving the needs of the African-American population of the university

Tulane Chinese Student Association (TCSA)

Opening a channel of communication for members (mostly Taiwanese), as well as play a meaningful and visible role among other organizations and clubs at Tulane University


Tulane Chinese Students & Scholars Association (TCSSA)

Dedicated to broadening communication between the Tulane Chinese community and various other cultural, academic, and professional communities in the greater New Orleans Area

Tulane University Vietnamese Association (TUVA)

Committed to exposing and promoting the rich Vietnamese culture to the diverse community of Tulane University


Tulane Woman Organizing Righteous Dykedom (Tword)

Works to establish a safe, engaging, and open space for queer and transgender women of all identities and their allies


Other Organizations under the Multicultural Council
French Club
Turkish Club


Greek Organizations (selective)

Alpha Kappa Alpha  Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta  Sorority, Inc.

Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (not a university chapter)


Other Organizations you may enjoy

Community Action Council of Tulane University Students (CACTUS)

CACTUS was founded in the 1960s in the belief that a college education should extend beyond the classroom. The Community Action Council of Tulane University Students is the oldest and largest student-led community service organization in the country. CACTUS takes on major challenges in New Orleans by providing community assistance to a wide variety of individuals and organizations.


Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR)

SOAR is a multiracial, multicultural organization dedicated to antiracist organizing at an individual, institutional and cultural level. Our goals are to analyze and organize around issues of race and racism at Tulane, as well as to respond to specific problems on campus. We also strive to forge a meaningful relationship between Tulane and the greater New Orleans community

Graduate & Professional Student Organizations

Business School

Black MBA Association

The purpose of Tulane's Black MBA Association is to facilitate awareness and learning of issues affecting minorities in business and academia. This group sponsors lectures and community service programs and offers opportunities in career development. Membership is open to MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Finance, Ph.D., and undergraduate students. For more information, email

National Association of Women MBAs

The purpose of Tulane's chapter of NAWMBA is to enhance the experience of women in the MBA program, to increase the number of women in the Freeman School, to promote women in business through community, educational, and service projects, to develop women as leaders, to build a strong network of MBAs, to participate in the national conference, and to support the goals of NAWMBA.

Tulane International Business Society

TIBS brings together students and faculty interested in the international business arena. The organization hosts speakers from around the world to present current international business topics. TIBS organizes business debates to increase members' participation and explore diverse points of view. TIBS also sponsors the annual International Dinner to which all members of the Freeman community are invited.

Law School

Asian Pacific American law Society

The Asian-Pacific-American Law Students Association (APALSA) represents the interests of Asian law students. It provides opportunities for members to learn more about Asian-American leaders, attorneys, judges, and law school organizations. APALSA members have participated in a variety of regional moot court competitions and national conferences.

Black Law Student Association

 The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Tulane Chapter articulates and promotes the needs and goals of black law students and effectuates change in the legal community.   BLSA provides leadership opportunities and support activities for its members, collaborates with other student groups, and sponsors educational, political, and community service activities for the larger Tulane Law School community.   BLSA works with the Law School administration in the areas of diversity, recruitment, retention and job placement issues for African-American legal scholars as well as maintaining ties with Tulane School of Law’s esteemed alumni of African descent.   Notable among BLSA sponsored activities; members compete yearly within the national BLSA association in academic competitions such as the Frederick Douglass Moot Court and Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, building legal research skills, oral advocacy skills and fostering interscholastic networks.

Christian Legal Society

Christian Legal Society (CLS) was incorporated in Illinois in 1961 as a not for profit, tax-exempt 501(c) (3) religious organization. CLS is composed of more than 3400 members in over 1,100 cities (including all the nation's major cities), in 50 states and 10 foreign countries. There are more than 90 local attorney chapters and 165 law student chapters

Italian-American Law Student Association

Tulane Italian-American Law Student Associationy is an organization serving students interested in the Italian-American legal community. As a chapter of the National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA), the Tulane Italian-American Law Student Association promotes Italian culture, provides national networking opportunities with Italian-American judges and lawyers, opens door s to summer internships and clerkships in Italy, and sponsors numerous social events with an Italian theme. The Tulane Italian-American Law Student Association is open to all students with an interest in Italian culture.

Jewish Law Society

The Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA) assists students with access to the many facets of Jewish culture available at Tulane and in New Orleans. The Association sponsors speakers and forums on a wide range of topics throughout the year. JLSA also sponsors social functions, Graduate Shabbat dinners, Jewish holiday meals, and group meetings and serves as liaison to the New Orleans Hillel. The goal of JLSA is to bring together Jewish students in both the Tulane Law School and throughout the Tulane campus.


La Alianza del Derecho

La Alianza del Derecho is the Latino Interest Legal Alliance at Tulane Law School. It promotes networking and professional development among the Hispanic law students at Tulane and with Hispanic attorneys in the US and Latin America. La Alianza coordinates recruitment efforts with the Admission Office and works with currently enrolled Hispanic students to enhance academic performance, to provide career opportunities, and to provide a forum for Latino interest. La Alianza is affiliated with the Hispanic National Bar Association student division and with the Louisiana Hispanic Lawyers Association. La Alianza sponsors educational programs and is involved in community service projects with Latinos in the New Orleans community.

Lambda Law Alliance

The Lambda Law Alliance addresses gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues in the Tulane Law School community through panel discussions, social events, political activism, and participation in national AIDS walks. Membership is open to all law students.

Law Women's Association

Tulane Law Women's Association (Law Women) is an organization committed to examining and discussing issues affecting women in both substantive areas of the law and in the legal profession. To reach this objective, Law Women sponsors speakers, panel discussions, and workshops, which focus on the nexus of gender and the law. Law Women is open to all Tulane Law School students. It is our mission to celebrate the great diversity of opinions and ideas at our school.

Medical School

Jewish Medical Students Organization

JMSO (Jewish Medical Students Organization) is an MSG affiliated club that not only provides an outlet for Jewish medical students, but also is a voice on campus with the goal of increasing Jewish awareness in the Tulane medical community. We are an organization that plans activities of an educational, social and political nature. We have sponsored events including holiday dinners, and have held lectures on the medical as well as uptown campuses. JMSO is affiliated with both Hillel and Chabad of New Orleans (Both of which are located on the uptown campus). This past year we had two great Shabbat potluck dinners, and lectures on Jewish medical ethics and the history of Israel. We are open-minded and continually looking for new members and new ideas. The club is open to everyone in the Tulane medical community.                                                                                                                                        

Latin American Medical Student Association

LAMSA's mission is to unite Tulane Medical students and connect them with the resources to discover and address the needs of the Latin-American community, and to meet those needs through service activities.

Muslim Students Association

The Muslim Students Association (MSA) is a nationally-recognized organization established in 1963, which seeks to gather Muslim students in a variety of religious, social, and educational events, as well as to serve the student body and community at large. We are proud to have the MSA chapter at TUSOM an official MSG student organization. Our major events during the school year are providing Iftaar dinners during the fasting month of Ramadaan (to be held August 22nd - September 22nd this year), lunch meetings to educate the student body about Islam and its relevance to medicine, and an annual “Fast-a-thon” charity drive and banquet, in which non-Muslim students pledge to fast for one day in order to raise money for local New Orleans charities.

Society of Young Black Health Professionals

The Society of Young Black Health professionals or "The Society" began in 2002 as an association within the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine dedicated to raising awareness for pertinent health issues affecting minorities on both a global and community level. The Society maintains a professional network for all members, alumni, faculty, and Tulane undergraduate students to foster a positive enduring image of the Tulane community through local outreach projects, fundraising, attendance at national health conferences, volunteerism, and overall helping to better serve the community where we gain our education. The Society throughout the year works hard to utilize and develop the skills and talents of our members in order to help make a healthier tomorrow for all.


Student National Medical Association

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) boasts over forty-five years of committed service to communities and continues to advocate for improved health care services and education to meet the needs of minority and underserved populations.SNMA was founded in 1964 by medical students at Howard University and Meharry Medical College and is the nation’s oldest and largest organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. One of its missions is to diversify the face of medicine. The organization appeals to students and professionals from many different cultures who bring a global perspective to the healthcare issues addressed within the organization.Our hope is to make a difference in health and medical issues in underserved populations. Members are involved in premedical recruitment, community outreach, and public health education. We are dedicated both to ensuring culturally sensitive medical education and services, as well as increasing the number of African-American, Latino and other students of color entering and completing medical school. Our Service Learning Projects include an Obesity Prevention Program and Youth Science Enrichment Program (YSEP). Our community service experiences include but are not limited to Sankofa Marketplace BP Screenings, Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) with New Orleans Math and Science High School. HPREP tries to interest young minds in the sciences. SNMA also works with Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), which is a service to premedical students, and Reach 2010.

Tulane's Asian American Medical Student Association

Tulane Asian Medical Student Association (TAMSA) is part of the Tulane University’s Office of Student Affairs’ Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). OMA advocates for the awareness of diversity among students of African, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian descent through the promotion and co-sponsorship of programs and activities for the campus community. These programs include Celebrative Months, Films, and Festivals. OMA also provides programming designed to: 1) assist culturally diverse students in their academic divisions and support services; 2) to integrate ethnic minority students; and, 3) empower them to be active participants in the Tulane community.

Tulane Christian Medical Association

The Tulane Christian Medical Association is the local chapter of the national Christian Medical and Dental Association. It is our goal to motivate, educate, and equip Christian medical students to gain mutual strength, skills, and encouragement to integrate the Christian faith into our practice. We facilitate Christian growth, fellowship, and continuity through regular Bible studies, guest speakers, retreats, community service, and events

Tulane Organization for Gays and Allies

TOGA was conceived this past spring by a group of students passionate about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) health and visibility.  Our mission is three-fold: to educate the greater Tulane medical community on health issues that pertain to GLBT patients and health care providers, to promote health in the GLBT community of New Orleans, and to provide a support network for GLBT medical students.  This academic year we are planning lunch lectures on subjects pertaining to GLBT health and a pre-clinical Sexual Health Elective.  We also hope to host social activities for the GLBT and ally community.  We are striving to provide an open, welcoming, and gay-friendly environment at our medical school and to forge meaningful relationships among the student body

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Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188