Student Organizations


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Student Organizations in the Multicultural Center

Access for All

Access for All develops a coalition of students with and without disabilities to promote disability awareness on campus and around the community and creates social network and leadership opportunities for students with disabilities.

Anishinaabe Student Organization

The mission of the Anishinaabe Student Organization is to enhance the education of its membership and of the entire University of Minnesota Duluth community, to support the academic, social, and professional goals of its membership, and to provide services to relevant on- and off- campus communities. This educational, supportive, and outreach mission will address, enhance, and reorient Native and non-Native understandings and misunderstandings of Native students, their tribal nations, and indigenous identities in the past, present, and future.

Asian Pacific American Association

Asian Pacific American Association provides an environment for social and educational interaction where students can get involved, interact, and foster leadership development among the various groups of Asian/Pacific Americans, the mainstream UMD community, and the greater Duluth community.

Black Student Association

Black Student Association (BSA) unites students of African descent and serves as a link to the greater Black community in Duluth and surrounding areas. The BSA increases awareness and appreciation for Black history and Black culture and works as a unified force to enhance the conditions and environment for Black students on campus.

Hmong Living in Unity and Balance

Hmong Living in Unity and Balance (HLUB) promotes and maintains the Hmong culture in a variety of ways on the UMD campus along with the Duluth community. HLUB also helps members gain a sense of awareness of Hmong culture by learning about the traditions, the language, and to help build better communication skills along with leadership development.  

International Club

International Club strengthens the friendships between students from the United States and international students, promotes international relations, and exposes students to a wealth of culture.

Latinx/Chicanx Student Association

Latinx Chicanx Student Association promotes the Latinx/Chicanx culture in the UMD community and in the greater Twin Ports. It unites those with Latinx/Chicanx heritage and provides them with the opportunity for social and cultural interaction.

Minnesota Public Interest Research Group

Minnesota Public Interest Research Group is a grassroots, nonpartisan, nonprofit, students-directed organization that empowers and trains students and engages the community to take collective action in the public interest throughout the state of Minnesota.

National Society of Black Engineers

National Society of Black Engineers stimulates and develops student interest in the various engineering disciplines, and strives to increase the number of minority students studying engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Oromo Student Association

Oromo Student Association (OSA) educates and provides a safe environment for Oromo students and others interested in learning about the history and culture of the Oromo people. OSA will create a smooth transition for new Oromo students to bridge the gap from high school to college.

Queer and Allied Student Union

Queer and Allied Student Union celebrates the diversity and culture of the queer community, educates the campus community on the issues pertinent to the lives of queers students, empowers queer individuals and organizations, and advocates for inclusion and equity of all persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression.

Somali Student Association

SSA is a student organization representing the Somali culture on campus, it will serve to bring awareness and present another type of rich and yet diverse cultural heritage to the diverse University and surrounding community through various educational activities and events. SSA also aims to play a positive role by establishing a place for UMD students to come interact and network with students on campus.

Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences

Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences maintains volunteer contacts throughout Duluth and serves as a bridge between students and the community.

Women’s Resource Action Center

Women’s Resource Action Center seeks to provide all women at UMD support and encouragement and works to empower women, both individually and collectively, through the provision of a wide variety of services and resources.