Registered Student Org Directory

This is a complete list of all Registered Student Organizations. Individual organization websites are linked as available and updates are the responsibility of the student organization. Organizations are removed from this list only if they have not registered with our office for at least 2 consecutive years.

The Office of Student Programs has a policy of not spamming or forwarding solicitations to individual organizations. It is the responsibility of the groups to decide whether they will make their contact information public or not. Those seeking to contact a particular group for official College business are encouraged to contact us.

Cultural & Ethnic Organizations

Afghan Spirit - Not Registered
Box 9075
The mission of Afghan Spirit is to raise awareness about Afghanistan beyond media. It has been 10 years that American is fighting war on terror in Afghanistan, and the media has always emphasized on war. As a result, no one really knows about the culture or customs of Afghan, and all they is the destruction and war. The Afghan Spirit Will be focusing on spreading the culture, traditions, history, and the beautiful side of Afghanistan, and it is not war. The Afghan Spirits other mission is to engage Afghans and other students in peaceful conversations, hold events that will help community building.
Arab Association, MHC
Box 9063
The Mount Holyoke College Arab Association aspires to increase awareness of the Arab world and its cultural essence. Those students in the Five-College Consortium that are interested in learning and being part of a unique cultural experience can join us in our activities and meetings that highlight the best parts of Arab culture. We hold various events throughout the year such as film screenings, cultural performances, hookah nights, poetry events and much more!
Asian American Interpretive Realities (AIR) - Not Registered
Box 9162
Founded in 2000, AiR is a theater, spoken-word and comedy group that seeks to illuminate issues pertaining to Asian and Asian American communities, thus promoting social and political awareness and empowerment.
Asian American Sisters in Action (AASIA)
Box 9012
AASIA aims to raise awareness on issues affecting Asians, Asian Americans, minorities and other communities of color; create a safe space for Asian, Asian American and minority students; fight social, economic and political injustice; and train and empower student leaders for change.
Asian Students Association (ASA)
Box 9001
ASA is an inclusive organization aimed to celebrating Pan Asian heritage while increasing awareness of and appreciation for people of Asian decent and their varied cultures within Mount Holyoke and in the wider community.
Association of Pan-African Unity - (APAU)
Box 9002
Association of Pan-African Unity (APAU) is a cultural organization at Mount Holyoke College (MHC) that serves as a safe space for students who are of the African Diaspora and individuals who believe and support the traditions, philosophies and values of APAU. Our objectives are to: a.) provide an atmosphere of community and concern within the organization so that the Mount Holyoke College (MHC) experience may be a positive one. b.) act as a cohesive unit addressing problems that are common to the group and its members. c.) celebrate and educate ourselves about the cultural and regional diversities of our members. d.) initiate and sustain communication with the organizations that embrace similar goals. e.) help the MHC community gain understanding of the backgrounds, problems, and relevant developments particular to people of the African Diaspora both within and outside the MHC community. f.) continually celebrate and affirm the aspects of our identities of which the African Diaspora is part.
AWAZ (formerly South Asian Student Association)
Box 9095
Awaz is the Mount Holyoke College South Asian Students Association. It is a space to spread greater awareness and inspire appreciation of South Asian culture and heritage through cultural showcases, public dialogue and other interactive endeavors engaging those of the Mount Holyoke community and beyond.
Bangla Club AMRA
Box 9137
This organization works to promote friendship and interaction among its members and to expose the MHC community to the rich and beautiful Bengali culture.
Bulgarian Club - Not Registered
Box 9023
The Bulgarian Club was created to help Bulgarians stay in touch, connect to prospective and current students, and alumae. The club also educates the Mount Holyoke community and the general public about Bulgarian culture by organizing various events.
Chinese Cultural Association (CCA)
Box 9027
Chinese Cultural Association (CCA) is an organization that promotes the vibrant and diversified culture of China. CCA also coorporate with other Asian cultural organizations to promote diversity within Mount Holyoke College. Annually CCA sponsors and organizes several important events, including the Mid-Autumn Festival, Variasians, and China Night. In addition, informal meetings and interesting activities are planned throughout the semester, encouraging everyone to join and interact with others.
FAMILIA
Box 9105
A Confidential Support Network That Serves Self-Identified LGBTQ People Of Color In The 5-College Community. FAMILIA Aims To Increase The Visibility Of LGBTQQ People Of Color In The 5-Colleges And To Increase Awareness In The 5-College Community About Issues Affecting LGBTQQ People Of Color By Creating A Space For Open Dialogue.
Hawai'i Club (Ka Hui 'O Hawaii) - Not Registered
Box 9052
To provide a group where those who come from, have lived in, or have ties or a personal interest in the islands and culture of the state of Hawaii can come together to celebrate, perpetuate, and share Hawaii's unique culture, traditions, and "aloha spirit." (Also see Section II of Article I of the charter.)
KASA (Korean-American Sisters Association)
Box 9061
The Korean-American Sisters Association aims to increase awareness of Korean and Korean-American issues in the Mount Holyoke and Five College communities. KASA is a support network that seeks to establish and define the identities of its members as first- and second-generation minorities. They ultimately seek to fundraise for important causes, promote Asian American events, and educate others about Korean culture through music and dance.
Kuch Karo: Pakistani Students for Change (PSC)
Box 9083
Make a difference through fundraising for important causes; encouraging political awareness and participation; creating an optimistic and positive attitude about Pakistan and giving a forum to think of critical solutions for the country's major problems.
La Unidad
Box 9005
La Unidad is an organization for those who celebrate Latina culture to come together to express their identities through cultural, educational and social activities. Through these activities, we heighten awareness of one another, as well as those in the community at large. We come together to establish a network of communication with other MHC, 5-College, and area organizations. We hope to continue this network among faculty and administration.
Liga Filipina
Box 9064
To spread awareness about the Philippines and Filipino Culture in Mount Holyoke and the Five College Area.
MEChA-Movimiento Estudiantial Chicano de Aztlan
Box 9068
M.E.Ch.A, wishes to empower the Chicana/Latina community on the Mount Holyoke campus. We do so by raising awareness of issues that affect our community. Such as ethic studies banning, immigration, and racial discrimination.
MHACASA - Mount Holyoke African and Caribbean Student Association
Box 9070
MHACASA is a home away from home; where women of African and Caribbean descent form a tight bond with fellow sisters of a shared culture, history and unique set of issues. Through our bond of sisterhood, we work to break down commonly held stereotypes about -- and bring awareness to our people and our home countries. We undertake this task with our annual Africa week and African Caribbean day events, where we showcase our rich heritage through passion and talent to the Mount Holyoke College and Five College community.
Native Spirit - Not Registered
Box 9022
A Cultural / Social /Political Student Organization serving the Native American Community at MHC. Group Meets at the Zowie Banteah Cultural Center at 4 Dunlap Place.
Nepali Student Organization (NEPSO)
Box 9038
The Nepali Student Organization is a place for all Nepali students, friends, and well-wishers to come together for a common ground of shared interests. The club seeks to promote awareness about social, economic and politico-cultural challenges in Nepal, ranging from basic education, health care and gender equality to human rights. We seek support from the international community to make change in the prevalent patriarchal system so that women like us can stand strong in the midst of obstacles as they pave a path for themselves.
Russian Club
Box 9050
The purpose of the MHC Russian Club is to educate students on all things Russian (and Eastern European, occasionally), take trips, hold events and watch films.
True Colors
Box 9107
True Colors is the Mount Holyoke College student organization for providing a safe space, support, activism, outreach, and social functions for all those who identify as a sexual or gender minority or an ally both at Mount Holyoke and in the greater community.
Vietnamese Student Association
Box 9114
Established in 2003, MHC VSA (Mount Holyoke College Vietnamese Student Association) is a student organization located in South Hadley, Massachusetts. We provide a warm and casual environment and offer a myriad of social and educational activities that promote the Vietnamese culture. We seek to rekindle the essence and beauty of Vietnam through dance, music, discussion, and of course, food. As a 5-college organization, we frequently collaborate with Vietnamese associations within the Pioneer Valley: Smith College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, and Umass-Amherst.