Alpha Nu Kappa
The purpose of Alpha Nu Kappa is to build a positive relationship among women on CSUN campus. The sorority helps women to grow and pursue their passions while challenging them to take risks. They also focus on providing a positive and safe environment for women to talk about their issues and personal struggles, relate to one another, and build friendships.
Social Media: IG: alphanukappa
Alpha Phi Alpha
Alphi Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Annual events hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha are Alpha Week, upcoming Oct. 1 – October 7.
Social Media: csunalphas
Presidents Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
African Student Organization (ASO)
African Student Organization is a club aimed to represent the diversity of African countries. Topics discussed are cultural similarities and differences, family structure and food. ASO offers a safe space to discuss African traditions while providing support for African students to grow on their journey at CSUN.
Social Media: IG: csunaso
African Student Association Dance Team (ASA)
African Student Association is a subgroup of ASO. ASA incorporates cultural dances with Afro-beats as well as traditional Nigerian dance moves. The team often performs at campus events such as Welcome Black, the ASO Culture Show and the Habesha annual cultural show.
Social Media: IG: csunasa_danceteam
Black Filmmakers & Media (BF & M)
The purpose of Black Filmmakers & Media is to film the diversity of black life on campus. Students can stay updated about upcoming events as well as relevant campus news and various perspectives held by black students via Instagram and YouTube.
Social Media: IG: bfandmedia.csun
Black Graduation (Black Grad)
Black Graduation is a club that organizes a graduation ceremony for black graduating seniors. The celebratory event is held in May on the Oviatt Lawn. Black Grad is responsible for networking with students, staff and black organizations to ensure those graduating seniors are honored for their service and commitment to higher education and CSUN’s campus. Committee positions are available to interest all students. Volunteers for the preparation of the graduation ceremony as well the day of the ceremony are always welcomed.
Social Media: IG:blackgradcsun
The Black House
The Black House mission is to foster student learning and achievement by celebrating the Black and African American culture. The Black House provides students with a plethora of resources that enhance their undergraduate experience. Furthermore, the resources and services offered at the Black House facilitate student success and aim to increase retention and graduation rates. Resources and services include tutoring services, internship opportunities, community workshops, lectures, and screening spaces.
Social Media: IG: csunblackhouse
YouTube: Stay tuned for the Black House Vlog launching Fall 2018.
Black Girl Magic (BGM)
Black Girl Magic strives to build a stronger community between African American, African and black women at CSUN. Meetings are held every other Monday in Student Housing, MPR.
Black Leadership Council (BLC)
Black Leadership Council aims to unite all black organizations in an effort to strengthen communication between black organization leaders. BLC is responsible for hosting Welcome Black in the fall, an event where black organizations are invited to table and network with students and faculty. BLC also sells Black Matadors attire such as t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Social Media: blackmatadorsunite
Black Male Initiative (BMI)
BMI empowers black men by building ongoing brotherhood that emphasizes academic, professional, and social support through mentorship and networking. BMI meetings are open to both men and women. Upcoming events include a relationship forum supported by CSUNaturals.
Social Media: IG: csun_bmi
President’s Email: email@example.com
Black Male Scholars (BMS)
Black Male Scholars is a program to support black men in their academic journey at CSUN while providing them with the support to overcome societal challenges associated with being a black man. BMS prepare black men for the improvement of public speaking and written communication skills while building greater cultural awareness. The program aims to prepare black men for leadership roles on CSUN’s campus, as well as establish and maintain positive contact with faculty and staff.
BMS Application Link:
Social Media:IG: csunblackmalescholars
Black Student Union (BSU)
Black Student Union is a club to motivate the progression of black students on campus. The goal of BSU is to increase comradery among all black students on campus. General body meetings are held Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm in Sierra Hall.
Social Media: IG: csun_bsu
Black Campus Ministries (BCM)
BCM is a small group from Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Club. BCM provides a space for people to feel loved and welcomed, while growing in faith. Bible Study is every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:00 in CSUN Student Housing.
Social Media: IG: csun_bcm
CSUNaturals is a club aimed to support and educate men and women on their natural hair journey. Upcoming events for Fall 2018 will be Curl Confessions: natural hair support group, and Men’s Appreciation Day. In the Spring, the club will be hosting a product swap day as well the annual Black Hair Show featuring vendors, barbers, and natural hair gurus.
Social Media: IG: csunaturals
CSUN Gospel Choir
CSUN Gospel Choir’s purpose is to create a rich and welcoming environment where students can have fun while learning about Gospel Music from different eras of time and experience its impact. CGC travels to various churches and competes in competitions wherever available or booked to perform praise and worship.
Social Media: IG: csungospelchoir
Delta Sigma Theta
Delta Sigma Theta is an organization of women committed to community service, sisterhood, and leadership. The sorority hosts events centered on women empowerment, professional development, and social enrichment. Events to look forward to are May week in Spring, study jams before midterms and finals, as well as ‘Pillow Talk,’ an event that brings awareness to healthy sexual practices and relationships.
Social Media: IG: csundeltas
Habesha Student Union (HSU)
The goal of Habesha Student Union is to establish, provide, educate and share Ethiopian and Eritrean culture and heritage with the CSUN community. Annual events include a culture show, movie nights, speed dating and various fundraising events on and off campus.
Social Media: IG: CSUN_HSU
Facebook: Habesha Student Union @ csun
The Harambee Student Association is working together with faculty and staff to promote higher education through culture, pride, awareness, and action, specifically to increase the number of African American students attending CSUN. The Harambe conference is an annual event where the association brings in over 300 black students from LAUSD. Student organization leaders facilitate workshops for the students encouraging them to attend college while giving them strategies about how to be successful while pursuing higher education.
Kappa Alpha Psi
Kappa Alpha Psi is a social fraternity that trains for leadership and unites college men of culture. This organization host a variety of events on campus, such as community service, financial literacy programs, and social events to encourage achievement. Annual events hosted by this fraternity is the Black and White Ball and Kappa Week.
Social Media:IG: upsilonnupes
The CSUN MataDolls is a Southern-inspired majorette team that strengthens black culture. In doing so, the CSUN MataDolls perform at basketball games, black cultural events and flash mobs on campus. Tryouts are held at the end of the Spring semester.
Social Media: IG: csunmajorettes
Model African Union
MAU exists to teach students the practice of diplomacy and debate. Members prepare resolutions to be debated diplomatically with multiple universities within the United States and internationally. MAU goes to a national conference each year to debate resolutions regarding how to unify Africa.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
NSBE’s motto is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
National Association of Black Journalists
NABJ believes that students working toward degrees in journalism and related fields of communications at CSUN should work together under the auspice of the NABJ in the education of its members. The organization shall enhance the skills and job preparation of its members; provide a vehicle for the interchange of ideas, and exchange of information between and among black students.
Phi Beta Sigma
Phi Beta Sigma’s mission is to effectively embody “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” promote brotherhood, scholarship, and service. The organization strives to foster and nurture their constitutional bond with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Gamma Rho
It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Their goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with the SGRho vision.
Social Media: ephi_sgrho
(Women Inspired to Succeed and Discover Opportunities through Mentoring).
WISDOM is a program created to combat the low retention rate for black women at CSUN by enhancing their social capital. The purpose of WISDOM is to cultivate professional relationships among students and faculty, staff, and administrators. The program aims to empower and develop student’s black female identity, enhance career development and life skills. Applications are available at the beginning of each semester.
Zeta Phi Beta
Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love, and Finer Womanhood. The sorority was founded on the precepts that “elitism and socializing had overshadowed the real mission of sororities-to address and correct the problems of society, particularly, those plaguing the African-American community.”
Social Media: csunzetas