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.

Dance, Movement & Recreation Organizations

Chinese Dance Club
Box 9087
The mission of Chinese Dance Club is to strengthen and increase the flexibility of body, inculcate the appreciation of beauty through dance movement and to promote Chinese culture, especially that of ethnic minorities to more of the student body in MHC.
Jhumka
Box 9036
Jhumka is the first competitive dance team of its kind at Mount Holyoke College, fusing South Asian classical, pop, film & folk styles with ballet, jazz, hip hop and other genres. The goal of the team is to promote appreciation and understanding of different cultures through dance both on-and off-campus.
Kachimushi Naginata Club (5 College)
Box 9048
The objectives of the Club are to educate members of the Five College Community to practice Naginata, a traditional martial arts designed to foster self-development through training in the guiding principles underlying the naginata. We aim to achieve this through frequent practice, participation in tournaments, and visiting other schools and dojos.
Outing Club
Box 9084
The Outing Club seeks to cultivate and enrich Mount Holyoke students' appreciation for nature by providing accessible trips, leadership training, and community outreach in the outdoors. We believe in being all inclusive and respecting the differences of all members by striving to create an environment in which everyone feels capable and comfortable. As a club we also strongly believe in the importance of cultivating leadership and we hope to do so through sound training and having fun in the outdoors.
Raqs MHC
Box 9067
Raqs MHC provides a fun environment in which to learn Egyptian, American Cabaret, and Tribal Fusion forms of Bellydance. We offer classes, workshops and performance opportunities to all levels of abilities. The club is body positive, welcomes every weight, size, shape, color and level of experience.
Raunak Bhangra Dance Team
Box 9174
Bhangra is a traditional folk dance originating in Punjab, a region that spans both India and Pakistan. With its high energy beats, bhangra music has often been remixed with hip-hop and rap. Raunak Bhangra was established in 2004 by Amrita Randhawa and Nishi Popat. Since then, the team has grown stylistically with the input of our audiences and members alike. The team has not only performed at Mount Holyoke, but has travelled to various places in New England to perform as well. Fun fact: the team recently got to perform for Bollywood Actor, Imran Khan in NYC.
Running Club - Not Registered
Box 9065
To promote a healthy and active community of wellness at Mount Holyoke College.
Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Box 9099
The mission of the Mount Holyoke College (MHC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to enhance the overall student-athlete experience by maintaining a commitment to academic and athletic excellence and promoting meaningful engagement of student-athletes in the athletic, campus, and local communities.
Taal
Box 9069
MHC Taal is founded on the principles of empowerment and collaboration among women of all backgrounds an seeks to provide an infrastructure to support an environment through which members can practice self expression and creative integration of their dance knowledge into choreographed performances. We place emphasis on strengthening individual skills while encouraging the development of new ones in all aspects of the organization, including dance, choreography, costume design, budgeting, creative marketing, management, teamwork and leadership. Additionally, our group serves as an informal forum for dynamic cross cultural, interfaith, social and economic dialogue on issues pertaining to dance forms as well as personal life experiences. We hope that you join this MHC community and that it provides you with an outlet to support your creative expression as well as a niche to harbor your social and intellectual passions while engaging in powerful work to brings us together and keep us connected when we become women of the world.
Vovinam - Not Registered
Box 9122
Vietnamese martial art is a synthesis of martial arts and philosophy. Its technique is initially structured to provide both artistic and realistic physical training for Vietnamese people, who are not significantly strong and tall. For stressing the value of the balance between physical and mental strength throughout its practice, Vovinam has become popular around the globe despite its relatively young presence of 80 years old. Vovinam incorporates strength and flexibility into its variety of training including basic martial art moves, self-defense, art forms with or without weapons, leg technique, and fall technique. Its philosophy values hard working and conscientious trainees who use martial arts skills to defend themselves. Presented at Mount Holyoke College as an artistic sport club, Vovinam club will concentrate on basic martial arts training, art forms, and basic self-defense. Vovinam club hopes to empower females and provide a fun, healthy and useful extracurricular activity through weekly artful workouts.