You'll often hear our alumni say participating in student orgs led to some of their greatest college memories and friendships. Also check WVUEngage for the full list of student orgs and their upcoming events.
African Student Association
The African Student Association (ASA) is an organization that addresses the cultural, political and social aspects of the African continent. This student organization is open to all students of African descent as well as students who are interested in sharing the African experience at WVU.
Black Student Union
To spread unity among the entire campus, the Black Student Union aims to create a sense of a community and foster student development through social events while representing the interest and concerns of students of African American descent to the WVU administration.
The WVU Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) fights to maintain civil rights having to do with voting rights, equal pay, police brutality, education, healthcare and advocacy. The NAACP is a nationally recognized organization that fights for the rights of all people.
Black Law Students Association
The WVU Chapter of Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is dedicated to increasing the number of lawyers sensitive to the unique problems and needs of the Black community. They discuss issues that confront Black law students as well as working to increase the number of minority students at the College of Law.
100 Black Women
Aimed at uplifting and empowering Black women through community service and leadership development, 100 Black Women advocates on behalf of the Black women on campus.
National Society of Black Engineers
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is dedicated to the academic and professional success of multicultural engineering and technical students. The student organization is open to all students as they aim to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and other organizations on campus for the betterment of all students of color in the field of engineering.
National Association for Black Journalists
Students involved in the National Association for Black Journalists (NABJ) are dedicated to diversity within media. They work to establish a strong union among minority students in the journalism fields.
Minorities Aspiring in Health Professions
Minorities Aspiring in Health Professions (MAHP) provides a community for minority students interested in a health professions career. Students can receive resources and access to peer and professional networks that are specific to different fields in healthcare.
National Pan-Hellenic Council
The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. is the governing council for the nine historically African American sororities and fraternities, known as the Divine Nine. WVU is proud to have seven active chapters of the nine international organizations of NPHC.
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The NPHC at WVU includes the following fraternities and sororities:
- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
- founded in 1906
- Pi Mu chapter
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
- founded in 1908Eta Omicron chapter
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- founded in 1913
- Omicron Upsilon chapter
- Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
- founded in 1911
- Epsilon Chi chapter
- Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
- founded in 1911
- Nu Zeta chapter
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
- founded in 1920
- Eta Omicron chapter
- Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
- founded in 1916
- Rho Theta chapter