The Office of Intercultural Student Affairs advises and supports a vibrant array of cultural organizations, led by students. We are here to uplift and assist student organizations whose goals align closely with the mission of fostering intercultural understanding. Moreover, student organizations whose missions align with the work of the Cultural Center and Intercultural Student Affairs are welcome to request the use of our dynamic Cultural Center for their weekly meetings, events, and more. We celebrate the collaboration and synergy between student organizations and our department, creating a thriving space for shared missions and collective growth.
Access: Student Disability Union
The mission of Access: Student Disability Union is to build up and unite Emerson’s disability community in order to collectively advocate for accessibility, visibility, and acceptance, as well as to cultivate a network of support and inclusion for ourselves and our allies.
Through Access you can...
- Connect with other members of the disability community
- Receive (and give) support for navigating accommodations, inaccessibility, and ableism
- Learn about disability, disability justice, and the disability community
- Collectively advocate for accessibility at Emerson
- Have fun, relax and enjoy time with friends at our social events
Everyone is welcome! No matter what your disability is, how you identify, or what accessibility needs you have, if you think Access is for you, it is!
@access_sdu | access.sdu [at] gmail.comtitle="Email the Access Disability Union "
Amigos (“friends”) is Emerson’s cultural organization that is dedicated to bringing Latino/a/e culture to campus. Amigos is a multicultural group that welcomes anyone who has an interest in the variety of cultures that Amigos stands for. Through continuous programming throughout the school year, Amigos brings a variety of speakers, performers, food, and activities that embody the many Latino/a/e and Hispanic nations and cultures. Amigos also networks and collaborates with other other Boston-area Latino/a/e student-run organizations. If you are interested in getting involved, Amigos has many opportunities to get involved with throughout the year.
@amigosatemerson | amigos [at] emerson.edutitle="Email Amigos"
Emerson’s Asian Students in Alliance (ASIA) was officially recognized as of Spring 1993. This organization was founded to provide awareness of the vast cultures present within the Asian community. ASIA is dedicated to becoming an active member in the varied social events of the Emerson community.
@emersonasia | emersonsasia [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Emerson ASIA"
CSA (Chinese Student Association)
Emerson's Chinese student association.
csa.emersoncollege [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Emerson's Chinese Student Association"
EAGLE (LGBTQIA+) (Emerson's Advancement Group For Love And Expression)
Emerson's Advancement Group for Love and Expression (EAGLE) was established to promote visibility and acceptance of queer culture throughout the campus and community. Membership is open to any student who is interested in aiding others with a personal acceptance of the rainbow of LGBTQIA+ identities. The group sponsors social, academic, and awareness functions for the community on issues relevant to queer culture.
@eagleatemerson | emersoneagle [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Emerson's Advancement Group for Love and Expression (EAGLE)"
EBONI (Emerson's Black Organization With Natural Interest)
Named Organization of the Year for 2007–2008 and 2014–2015, EBONI is an organization dedicated to the political and cultural reawakening of students of African descent within the Emerson community. Students organize and sponsor Black History Month programming. They also hold meetings and events designed to increase the influence and enhance the experiences of students of African descent at Emerson.
@emerson.eboni | emerson.eboni [at] gmail.comtitle="Send an Email to Eboni"
Emerson International (EI) is an organization dedicated to making international students feel at ease on Emerson College’s campus and to integrate them to the college community by providing a link with members of their country as well as those with different cultural backgrounds. Made up of students of diverse backgrounds and interests, EI provides social and educational programs while serving as a resource for projects identified by the International Student Affairs Office.
@emersonint | emersonintl [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Emerson International"
Flawless Brown (Women Of Color)
Flawless Brown is an artistic collective focused on creating a supportive space where women and non-binary people of color can develop their art and gain both technical & leadership experience in their fields. Flawless Brown has five departments: Flawless Brown Stage, Flawless Pictures, Flawless Writes, Flawless Marketing, and Flawless Sisterhood. The Sisterhood of Flawless Brown creates art within a safe, nurturing and supportive space. This allows our members to build confidence and find power through art.
@flawlessbrownec | flawlessbrown2014 [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Flawless Brown"
Collective creating and celebrating Hip-Hop.
@emesonhhs | thehiphopsocietyemerson [at] gmail.comtitle="Email the Hip Hop Society"
Latinx artist collective.
The Everloving Everlasting Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Nine brilliant and energetic women chartered the Everloving, Everlasting Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated on May 3, 1924 on the campus of Boston University. The Epsilon Chapter is the first and only single letter chapter in the Boston area. Epsilon upholds a tradition in Excellence and will continue to pass the torch for others to follow.
@epsilon_aka | aka.epsilon [at] gmail.com
The Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated
Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, formerly known as the New England Chapter, was the first chapter of any Black sorority in the New England Area. Iota Chapter was chartered on December 29, 1921 by Sadie T.M. Alexander, who served as the sorority’s first national president, and Virginia Alexander. These women travelled from Alpha Chapter in Washington, D.C. to initiate the women who had hopes of becoming members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Since its charter, Iota Chapter has been the birthplace of many phenomenal women and excellent programs. Today however, the chapter’s charter is comprised only of Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Emerson College, and Northeastern University.
@iotachapterdeltas | IotaDST [at] gmail.com
A capella music community for people of color.
@ecskintones | ecskintones [at] gmail.comtitle="Email the Emerson College Skintones"
Theyta is a social, professional, and community service organization that is a community for students who identify as non-binary.
@theyta.emerson | theyta.emerson [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Theyta"
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority inc.
dozmembership1920 [at] gmail.comtitle="Email Zeta Phi Beta Sorority inc."