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.

It is the responsibility of the groups to decide whether they will make their contact information public or not. If you see an Organization that you are interested in, contact Student Programs to be put in touch with them.

Political & Activist Organizations

Amnesty International, Mount Holyoke Chapter
Box 9017
Our vision is of a world in which every person regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other internationally recognized human rights standards. The UDHR states that the "the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights" of all people is "the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."
Animal Welfare Association
Box 9046
Animal Welfare Association at Mount Holyoke College serves as a non-profit organization, strives to raise people's awareness of the rights of all animals and encourages humane treatment of all animals.
Breaking Chains
Box 9128
The mission of Breaking Chains is to further awareness, dispel ignorance, and aid victims affected by the issue of human trafficking and its many facets, domestically and internationally, through active engagement.
Climate Justice Coalition, MHC
Box 9130
MH Climate Justice Coalition seeks to redirect Mount Holyoke College's investments away from the fossil fuel industry in order to build a sustainable future by upholding Mary Lyon's vision of purposeful engagement in the world.
College Democrats
Box 9032
Today Mount Holyoke College is home to a very diverse, global, and liberal community. The objective of the Mount Holyoke College Democrats is to foster the democratic ideals and political activism already pervasive on campus. The MHC Dems seek to involve the students of Mount Holyoke College in the local, national, and state-wide campaign efforts of the Democratic Party. As an official chapter of the College Democrats of America (CDA), the MHC Dems coordinate with the CDA each year on national campaign invasions, conventions, and mass demonstrations. MHC Dems also remain active members of the College Democrats of Massachusetts and, on a more local level, coordinate 5-College Democrats activities with Smith, Amherst, and Hampshire Colleges as well as the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
College Republicans
Box 9033
MHCR Mission Statement: To encourage bipartisan conversation and debate on campus, to bring Republican and conservative speakers to campus, to educate the Mount Holyoke community on the Republican Party's platform and ideology, and to provide conservative Mount Holyoke women with a political network within the New England region.
Box 9041
Femmepowered is an LBTGQA+ org that seeks to dismantle misogyny on campus by creating space and visibility for femme-identified people in the queer community. We welcome all sexes, genders, gender presentations, and sexual and romantic orientations. We believe that femme identities inform and are informed by other identities and can be performed in a multitude of ever-changing and personal ways. We engage in activism through education, discussion, internal growth and the creation of supportive and accountable community. We value anger at oppressive systems, healing for ourselves, and loving support for each other.
Food Justice Society
Box 9125
To actively increase understanding of the global ramifications of food production and consumption by reconnecting the Mount Holyoke community with our local food chain.
Box 9028
Bringing Medicine, Education, and Development to Low-Income Families Everywhere.
Model United Nations (MUN)
Box 9072
MHCMUN is a wholly student run organization comprised of a committed and dedicated membership. Our members engage in a variety of on-campus and off-campus initiatives. MHCMUN is a unique organization in that it offers a number of opportunities to represent the College on the larger intercollegiate Model United Nations circuit, traveling across the country and internationally (when funding allows). To prepare for said conferences, MHCMUN holds weekly meetings on Sunday evenings filled with practice committee sessions and guest speakers. We hold trainings once week to prepare delegates for both Crisis and General Assembly conferences. To further prepare our delegates, we hold mini-conferences each semester to hone our "in-the-moment" negotiation skills. The Five College Model United Nations Conference, too, is a favored MHCMUN activity in which we co-host, along with other Model UN organizations in the Five College Consortium, our very own intercollegiate conference. Throughout the year, either with these other organizations or on our own, we host a number of on-campus events for both the community at large as well as for MHCMUN.
Operation Smile
Box 9139
Mount Holyoke College is an affiliation of Operation Smile whose purpose is leadership, education, awareness, and service. Operation Smile's purpose is to raise funds and increase public support for children in developing countries suffering from cleft lip or cleft palate. It is a way for students to volunteer themselves in the school community and to view the world from a different perspective. It allows students to participate in international conferences that will enhance their experience with underprivileged children and open their eyes to a world beyond their own. It will give them the opportunity to prove themselves, and Operation Smile hopes that it will be able to get its students to feel proud of their accomplishments.
Roosevelt @ Mount Holyoke College
Box 9045
Roosevelt at MHC is the Mount Holyoke chapter of a national cohort called the Roosevelt Institute. Roosevelt is dedicated to bringing together thinkers and doers. It aims to reimagine the rules that guide our social and economic realities. In short: we write policy and facilitate discussion that prompts change of the state of the world we're in. We note a problem, and we bring the solutions.
Students for a Free Tibet
Box 9102
The Students for a Free Tibet Mount Holyoke College chapter is a socio-political organization that attempts to make the community aware of Tibet's current political and social situation, especially within Tibet. Through media, events, and gatherings, SFT shares Tibetan culture with the MHC community.
Students for Zero Waste
Box 9054
Students for Zero Waste organization strives to foster a more sustainable campus by reducing waste and working to educate the student body.
The F-Word
Box 9011
We embrace all feminists of the world as we come together to realize gender equality. All forms of oppression intersect; to deconstruct gender inequality we must deconstruct all inequalities. We host dialogues, engage in local and national activism, release publications, provide a platform for debate, and organize projects and events in order to raise consciousness on our campus and in the wider community.
Think Outside the Bottle
Box 9100
We are the Mount Holyoke College chapter of Think Outside the Bottle, a national campaign to challenge corporate commodification and privatization of water. Our mission is: to promote water as a basic human right for all, support reinvestment in and access to healthy public water systems, and raise awareness of global and domestic water issues. By exposing the harsh reality behind bottled water and collaborating with the campus community, we aim to make Mount Holyoke College bottled-water-free.