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

Arab Association, MHC
Box 9063
The MHC Arab Association aspires to increase awareness on the Arab culture and identity. Those interested in learning and being part of a unique cultural experience are encouraged to join us in our activities and meetings. The events aim to present facets of the countries in the Middle East and Africa including cuisine, literature, art and current events. The involvement in the association will be complimentary to students studying the Arabic language or the Middle East. ItÍs never too late to embrace your inner Arab.
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
APAU, an organization for persons of African descent, plans and implements activities and programs designed to increase awareness of Africa's unique and diverse cultural heritage within the Mount Holyoke and the Five College community. APAU also serves as a support group that facilitates social activities to bring women of color together. APAU serves as a safe space for students of the African Diaspora and all who share, believe and support the philosophies, traditions and values of APAU.
AWAZ (formerly South Asian Student Association)
Box 9095
AWAZ is a South Asian student organization at Mount Holyoke College. We work to spread awareness, inspire appreciation and foster dialogue about the past, present and future of South Asia. We aim to engage members of the Mount Holyoke community and beyond, who are interested in the shared history and culture of South Asia.
Bangla Club AMRA
Box 9137
This org works to promote friendship and interaction among its members and to expose the MHC community to the rich and beautiful Bengali culture.
Chinese Cultural Association (CCA)
Box 9027
The Chinese Cultural Association (CCA) is an organization dedicated to helping students learn about and share the Chinese culture and it's beauties. We seek to promote multicultural awareness at Mount Holyoke College and the surrounding communities. We hope to foster a sense of community among its members, to create a family aboard. In addition we also want people in our communities to experience new customs and traditions that make up the Chinese Culture. We want to also note that you are not required to be Chinese to be a member. The Chinese Cultural Association at MHC welcomes anyone who wants to learn more about our culture, make new friends, or anyone that just wants have a good time!
FAMILIA
Box 9105
FAMILIA is a closed network of support and activism for LGBTQ+ people of color at Mount Holyoke College and the Five Colleges.
KASA (Korean-American Sisters Association)
Box 9061
Korean American Sisters Association Mission Statement: KASA aims to increase awareness of Korean and Korean-American issues both on and off campus and help the first- and second-generation minorities establish and define their identities through events, and cultural education.
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 self-identify as Latin@, identify with the culture and language of Latin American countries, and allies 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, Five-College, and community organizations. We hope to continue this network among faculty and administration. The Ortega Cultural House is a designated safe space for Latin@s on campus-more inclusive space that supports Latin@s in higher education.
Liga Filipina
Box 9064
Liga Filipina is an inclusive and close-knit student organization that aims to celebrate and share Filipino culture, history, and tradition with the Mount Holyoke and Five College community. Through our events and collaborations, we also hope to foster a close network of Filipinas, Filipina-Americans, and friends--including students, faculty, and alumnae--supportive of our mission.
MEChA de Mount Holyoke
Box 9068
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlŕn (MEChA) de Mount Holyoke is a student organization that promotes higher education, culture, and historywithin Chican@/Mexican American communities. MEChA is founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of all people. We believe that political activism and education is the avenue for change in our society. MEChA welcomes all students of ALL cultural backgrounds. La Union hace la fuerza! (Union creates strength!)
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.
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.
OUTreach (formerly True Colors)
Box 9107
OUTreach is a student-run organization that strives to offer a safe, inclusive, and supportive space for students who identify as sexual and/or gender minorities and allies. We would like our board and membership to be representative of the encompassing community, including but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual expression, religion, ability, age, and sexual preferences. OUTreach coordinates and collaborates with other LGBTQ-identified organizations at Mount Holyoke, within the five college consortium, and within the greater community to organize various social events as well as activist projects.
Russian Club
Box 9050
To encourage students to become interested in Russian and Eurasian culture, and to provide a socially inclusive space for people who love talking about things Russian!
Students Against Mass Incarceration (SAMI)
Box 9006
The mission of the organization is to raise awareness about the prison industrial complex, political prisoners, and recidivism. We feel the aforementioned are the fundamental issues of our generation and can only be addressed through radical and militant Black activism linked to previous social movements but revised for a 21st century context.
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.