Leadership and Involvement
Get involved at UW Oshkosh by joining any of the following multicultural student organizations offered on campus:
Asian Student Association (ASA)
Asian Student Association (ASA) promotes cultural awareness within a social and academic context through a variety of diverse networks. We offer and participate in educational, social, and cultural events/activities throughout the year and coordinate Asian Heritage Month (month of April). Our goal is to create a welcoming and engaging environment for new and returning students so they can prosper, grow, and learn.
Black Student Union (BSU)
The purpose of the Black Student Union (BSU) is to create a positive African American voice on campus and in the community. BSU focuses on the educational advancement of all students; while encouraging cultural awareness, current issues, leadership development, and building a strong alliance with organizations and resources on campus. BSU addresses the advancement of students through cultural, educational, and civic activities. BSU develops and encourages students to participate in all events to develop a student’s sense of ownership, worth, and belonging to the organization. The overall goal of BSU is to strengthen and motivate one another through cultural and academic activities.
Hmong Student Union (HSU)
The Hmong Student Union (HSU) is a student organization that promotes educational, social, and cultural values at UW Oshkosh and in the community. HSU offers various educational and cultural activities focused on the Hmong culture and provide opportunities for students to interact with other students and the campus community and gain leadership and personal development skills.
Inter-Tribal Student Council (ITSC)
Our objectives are to act as an advocate for an Indigenous Studies Program at UW Oshkosh; to act as an advocacy group for Native American issues and concerns; to coordinate efforts to work jointly with other student organizations and academic departments in special events; to recruit and retain Native American students for UW Oshkosh, and to have fun.
Gentlemen of Excellence (GOE)
The Gentlemen of Excellence is a social and cultural student-led group committed to improving the personal and professional growth of male students in the areas of leadership development, and service projects in the Oshkosh community. Through programming directed at the building of self-esteem, self-determination, and conference attendance/building, GOE promotes effective means of collaboration with other groups—on campus, locally, and regionally—leading to greater outreach and engagement of male students.
Multicultural Education Coalition
The Multicultural Education Coalition strives to promote student leadership and success through fostering a passion for diversity in our community by offering and promoting a variety of cultural experiences and serving as a platform and voice for multicultural issues and umbrella to the organizations.
Sisterhood is a student-focused organization that is dedicated to outreach and empowerment of young women on campus, including providing programming that addresses the intersection of race and gender for women. Members of the organization are offered guidance to help enhance motivation, build confidence, and maintain determination when planning future goals. Sisterhood focuses on educational advancement and encourages leadership development as well as involvement in issues concerning political and domestic affairs. Sisterhood is building strong alliances with other organizations on campus and in the surrounding communities. Sisterhood offers its’ members an inclusive and welcoming environment for personal growth and celebration.
Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)
Student Organization of Latinos serves to promote student leadership and success. Through hosting and co-hosting social and cultural events, SOL helps create a more welcoming, open-minded, and educated environment both on campus and in the community. SOL is also a support group formed through the active participation of Latino students and non-Latino students.