Student Organizations

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Asian American Ambassadors 

The Asian American Ambassadors is a student organization that was established for the expressed purpose of building a community of students who support and promote the education, history, cultures, and traditions of Asian and Asian Americans at LSU. 

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Black Student Union

The Black Student Union (BSU) is a student organization interested in working to improve the quality of students by addressing issues that impact their various communities. The BSU, reestablished at LSU in 2000, acts as the umbrella organization for 23 predominately black student organizations on campus. With the third largest membership of any student organization on campus, BSU functions to:

  • Promote academic leadership skills among its members
  • Provide information through educational, cultural, historical, societal, and community programming that reflects African American student life
  • Promote unity and communication among students, faculty, and staff and administrators of color and improve the retention of a diverse student body at LSU

Learn more about BSU by exploring their website: . 

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Phi Iota Alpha Latin Fraternity, Inc.

Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the oldest Latino fraternity in existence, has maintained a mission to develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community. After an over 30 year absence, Phi Iota Alpha was once again established at LSU as an official colony of the organization in Spring 2010.


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Latin American Student Organization

The Latin American Student Organization (LASO) is established to promote a sense of community among Hispanic students and bring awareness of the diversity among Hispanic cultures to the LSU community through educational programming, events, and community service as well as support and assist in the acclimation of prospective and new Hispanic students to LSU. 


Native American Student Organization

The Native American Student Organization was founded to promote the understanding of and respect for Native American culture and traditions. By developing a support network for the connection of native and non-native students, awareness of Native American issues and culture is increased, and intertribal relations are enhanced.

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National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is one of the university's largest student organizations. The purpose of NSCS is to recognize the high achieving students at the university. As members, their goal is to give back to their campus and community through scholarship, leadership, and service which is done mostly through the volunteer work the organization does throughout the year for both LSU and the Greater Baton Rouge area. 

WISA logoWest Indian Student Association (WISA)

WISA seeks to bring together, expound on, and celebrate West Indian/ Caribbean heritage and culture at LSU.

Minority Women's Movement 

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The Minority Women’s Movement is an organization aimed to uplift and empower female minority students at LSU. The Minority Women’s Movement provides programs and services that address educational and social needs, in addition to providing community outreach and personal enrichment opportunities.