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Student Organizations

Multicultural Student Life supports culturally-based student organizations, providing personal and professional opportunities focused on leadership, academic excellence, and celebration of culture and history.

Student Organizations Sponsored by MSL

Students laugh together at the 865 Night Market hosted by AAA

Asian American Association

The Asian American Association (AAA) at UT promotes awareness of Asian American issues, serves as a representative voice of the Asian American community, celebrates the diversity and commonalities of Asian Americans, and provides a social support network to our members.

Group of ASA students posing in front of the Rock

African Student Association

The African Student Association (ASA) is committed to developing unity, strength, and community among African and non-African students, working to raise awareness about African culture and issues, as well as clarify misconceptions and educate people about Africa.

Students gather and perform at BCPC's Caribbean Splash Jam

Black Cultural Programming Committee

The Black Cultural Programming Committee (BCPC) develops and presents programs and activities that enhance public awareness of African-Americans and their accomplishments and fosters an atmosphere for the interaction and unity of African American students within the university community.

Students of BUE posed outside Frieson Black Cultural Center

Brothers United for Excellence

Brothers United for Excellence (BUE) provides academic support, and professional and leadership resources, as well as creates space that encourages a sense of self and fellowship among undergraduate men of color at UT.

Group photo of students in LASO

Latin American Student Organization

The purpose of the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) is to increase the interest and awareness of all students in the Latin culture, to be active in the Hispanic community through volunteer activities, and to encourage diversity on the UT campus.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, UTK Chapter

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), UTK Chapter informs students of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities while advancing the status of the Knoxville community and developing intelligent and proactive youth leadership.

NASA members paint the Rock for Indigenous People's Day

Native American Student Association

The Native American Student Association (NASA) aims to provide a greater understanding of Native American culture through the sponsorship of campus and community events.

Sophisticated Queens Unafraid and Driven

Sophisticated Queens Unafraid and Driven (SQUAD) thrives to enable the success of female students of color by providing social, professional, and academic advice.

Strange Fruit On Stage Productions

Strange Fruit Dance Company promotes minority playwrights and minority theater and diversifies the UT campus and Knoxville community.

More Student Organizations

For more student groups, search Student Organizations via VolLink.

African Student Association

Asian American InterVarsity (AAIV)

Black Educators of Tomorrow

Black Musicians Alliance

Black Student Union (BSU)

Campus Outreach at the University of Tennessee

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)

Collegiate Black Christians

Diversity Student Leaders Society

Filipino-American Association at UT (FAA)

Indian-American Association

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship: Multi-Ethnic Chapter

Iranian Student Association

Lambda Law Society

Law Women

Love United Gospel Choir

Manthan – Indian Students’ Association

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

Minority Enhancement for the University of Tennessee

Muslim Student Association

National Association of Black Accountants

National Society of Black Engineers

OUTgraduates at the University of Tennessee

People of Style and Education (P.O.S.E.)

Progressive Student Alliance

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SPHE)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Women of Knowledge and Excellence, (W.O.K.E.)

Fraternities & Sororities

UT has several chapters within the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).

Multicultural Greek Council

  • Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.
  • Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.
  • Lambda Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Inc.
  • Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
  • Sigma Beta Rho National Fraternity, Inc.
  • Sigma Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc.

National Pan-Hellenic Council

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.