With over 750 student organizations to choose from, you’re bound to find a community that shares your interests at Indiana University. Explore performance groups, cultural organizations, and more in the comprehensive list on this page.
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International student organizations at IU
The aim of the Pakistani Student Association of IUB is to represent and support Pakistani culture and values among the Indiana University populace. The PSA also serves as an active platform from which to put forward the needs of Pakistani students.
IU’s co-ed Bollywood Fusion dance team built up of students who love entertaining and expressing themselves through dance. Our team combines an array of diverse dance styles – from traditional South Asian to modern hip-hop styles. One of the connotations the word Hamzath evokes is versatility and adaptability, and that is what we strive to be as individuals and as a group. Not only does the organization seek to foster a connection among ambitious Hoosiers, but we also seek to broaden our mindsets by developing cultural understandings between members of the community.
Al-Eidaan is an organization created to raise awareness of Muslim cultures, traditions, and celebrations at IU. Eidaan will primarily plan events around the two main Muslim holidays: Eid al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha. We seek to make Muslims feel at home on campus at IU and educate the IU community about Islam. Al-Eidaan seeks to promote diversity and cultural understanding across IU's campus.
Hum at IU aims to promote South Asian music and culture at Indiana University through blending a capella musical arrangements of different languages, cultures, and genres. We create music through arranging pieces, singing, and beatboxing. Our arrangements are often a blend of American music and South Asian music. We participate in a multitude of events throughout the year and we hope to see you there!
Jhanak is a co-ed competitive Bollywood Fusion dance team at Indiana University, Bloomington. We combine different Indian dance forms and add a modern touch. Essentially keeping the Indian spirit intact, we aim to spread cultural awareness and create a platform for budding dancers. Our members create an energized environment filled with passion and creativity, while also mastering teamwork, dedication, and perseverance.
Our goal is to enrich the community diversity with our performances, educate the campus about Indian Culture and play our part in making IU a home away from home for domestic and international students alike.
MUSINA Chinese Music Performance and Dissemination Association is the first Chinese music student organization and was established in Fall 2017. The name of our organization is inspired by "Music China". We are devoted to provide the best environment for our organization members to share the musical thoughts and their talents. In our regular gatherings, we arrange competitions to encourage more students to show their musical talent. We also hold group singing so everyone can participate in the gathering.
The Indian Student Association (ISA) is a student organization that holds a collection of cultural, social, social justice, and philanthropic events that connects the campus to Indian heritage, culture, and each other. ISA has been actively working to execute events that engage a wide audience of undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and Bloomington community members.
ISA works to respond to its members needs by connecting them through mutual interests and opportunities for interaction and networking. The numerous events that ISA holds throughout the year connect the campus and the Bloomington community by allowing them to experience Indian culture with a fresh perspective. Our events create an open environment for members to discuss current issues and foster an attitude of acceptance.
aKDPhi was chartered at Indiana University Bloomington on April 24th, 2022, with the mission of fosters the making of successful leaders by assisting and challenging our members to reach their maximum potential. As a Greek student organization within the Multicultural Greek Council, aKDPhi is focused on establishing connections with various multicultural communities and empowering college women. We hope to continue advocating for the AAPI community and women everywhere!
FAA is a student-led, cultural and social organization that provides its members with a community where individuals of both Filipino and non-Filipino backgrounds can unite to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of the Philippines and its culture. We aim to empower our members through cultural exploration while giving them the opportunity to express their own identities and interests. FAA is also a safe place where the members are more along the lines of family and friends rather than peers.
While all Greek organizations are and continue to grow more diverse, our Sorority explicitly seeks members with multicultural ideals and interests; we seek to use our Sorority as a vehicle to educate the surrounding campus and community on issues of diversity. We recognize that diversity is not limited to race, and we are proud to have achieved a sisterhood that is not only diverse with respect to race, but ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and political ideology as well.
Our mission is to increase cultural awareness and unity on and off the IU campus. We strive to provide opportunities for Vietnamese as well as non-Vietnamese individuals to experience Vietnamese culture, heritage, and traditions. Not only will we share Vietnamese culture, but we also aim at addressing social injustices and advocate for the promotion of equity that society lacks. Through a variety of cultural activities and events, VSA values building a stronger and more diverse community within our members and on-campus itself.
Korean Student Association at Indiana University (KSA at IU) is an organization for Korean students who have come to study abroad at Indiana University. We help bond the Korean community, as well as to introduce local students to what the Korean culture is. We dedicate Korean students to have a better life in IU. KSA at IU always will take its responsibility as a club to serve everyone by being humble.
Thai Student Association connects Thai people and those who are interested in the Thai culture together. We aim to expand the reputation of TSA through participating in different events and networking with Asian Cultural Centre and other associations. We try to make our organization become a more well-known organization by sharing our culture with others in different events.
We are planning to have a Thai Food Workshop in Spring Semester. We will partner with Thai restaurant and organize Thai Food Workshop for anyone who’s interested!
Muslim Women is a diverse organization of women, men, Muslims and non-Muslims that work towards the empowerment of Muslim women and their communities.
Raas Royalty is one of the largest midwestern intercollegiate Raas-Garba Dance competitions. Our board is dedicated to putting together this event once a year! We have over 200 people involved from all over the US, to make our competition what it is. Our board also participates in philanthropic events, collaborates with external groups, and communicates with a national board.
BEEKA is a club dedicated to engaging all of its members in the culture of the Balkan, Kavkaz, and Eastern European regions and bringing people together. We have members ranging from international students to descendants of people who immigrated from those regions to people who are simply interested in and/or studying the various cultures and languages. Thus far, we have around 94 members on beINvolved and 140 members in the GroupMe chat. The organization was established in January. 2021 (last Spring semester). We are very ambitious to continue growing the organization and leave a legacy behind us for the future generations to come at IU.
What is unique about our organization is that we have included all those regions into one organization, which is a broad tent of cultures that share common history to some extend, or even cultural similarities. Unfortunately, there are some conflicts that still exist within all those aforementioned nations. We believe that the new generation should not be burdened with those conflicts, which is what our countries teach us back home. Rather, our goal is to bring together those nations and simply engage with one another in a respectful manner. This will further fertilize our members and will serve as a good lesson to continue this mission even after Indiana University, where it began.
Lotus Interest Group is an Asian-Interest Sorority Interest Group at Indiana University Bloomington. We strive to empower womxn and others both in and outside of the Multicultural Greek Council (MCGC). Although we are Asian-interest, we are not Asian-exclusive. Anyone and everyone with an interest and respect to AAPI culture and experiences is welcome!
- Lotus Interest Group was founded in May 2020.
- We had the highest GPA within the Multicultural Greek Council (Spring 2021) and second highest GPA in all of IU Greek Life (Spring 2021)!
- We were Runner Up for Best New Student Organization of the Year (2020-21).
- Our philanthropy is Breast Cancer Awareness.
- Our values include Asian Awareness, Leadership, Scholarship, Service, and Sxsterhood.
Korean Finance Seminar is a Korean organization that studies the topics in Finance in-depth. It is the oldest Kelley Korean organization on campus. We have more than 100 members in total, including our alumni network. It is a close community that supports one another on a professional and personal level, regardless of the majors - anyone who's interested in learning about finance is welcomed to join!
We are a south asian based sorority on campus that provides service within the South Asian community on campus, while promoting and enriching the appreciation of the morals and pillars that the organization is founded on and also through our philanthropy of domestic violence awareness and prevention.