African American Student Affairs is closed until further notice. Staff are working remotely and available to assist students, please reach out directly for any assistance. Please see our calendar for updates about events and programs moved online. For student resources and support during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the SSRI Resources page or the UArizona COVID-19 page.
African American Student Affairs (AASA) along with the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) stands in solidarity with Asian and Asian American communities including UA students, staff, and faculty against any form of racism and discrimination related to COVID-19. If you are affected by related incidents or would like to process, feel free to contact AASA's Interim Director, Joshua Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or OME staff at email@example.com.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
African Americans in the Life Sciences (AALS)Click or enter to reveal information below
The mission of AALS is to promote knowledge, camaraderie, and individual professional and academic growth for those pursuing careers in the sciences.
President: Norbert Rwamukunyu
African Student Association (ASA)Click or enter to reveal information below
The mission of the African Student Association is to promote unity and understanding among African students at the University of Arizona.
President: Grace Boubeka
B'Fit Black Girls Fitness ClubClick or enter to reveal information below
Founded in the the Spring of 2019, The Black Girls’ Fitness Club seeks to promote health, wellness, and camaraderie amongst the Black female community on the campus of the University of Arizona. Black females are underrepresented in many other fitness/health clubs on campus; B’Fit seeks to provide a comfortable environment where Black women can share knowledge, learn, and engage in healthy activity with one another.
Organization Purpose/Mission: To promote health and wellness for Black women on campus through exercise.
Point of Contact: Brena Andrews
Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA)Click or enter to reveal information below
BGSA is on campus to support students of color through their educational and social endeavors as they pursue degrees of higher education. We pool together minority graduate students from all over campus with the intent of building a strong network amongst students here on the UA campus.
Point of Contact: Christina Harris
Black Law Students Association (BLSA)Click or enter to reveal information below
The mission of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers School of Law is to recruit, retain, and support all law students, with an emphasis on students of Black or African descent. UA BLSA serves as a resource for our members, focusing on their leadership, academic, and professional development. Additionally, UA BLSA works to serve the greater Tucson community, and build lasting connections between the law school, its students, and the community we serve.
Club Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Student Union (BSU)Click or enter to reveal information below
BSU creates an environment for students to share ideas, voice concerns, amd emgage in common interests.
Coalition of Black Organizations (COBO)Click or enter to reveal information below
Coalition of Black Organizations, also known as COBO, was founded in Spring 2017 to unite the Black community on the campus of the University of Arizona. Our motto is "Strength in Unity," and we pursue this in all aspects including unification of the organizations under the Coalition of Black organizations. We encourage our students to walk with pride and presence in all spaces!
Executive Director: Brysen A. Young
COBO Email: email@example.com
Elgie M. Batteau Honor Society (EMBHS)Click or enter to reveal information below
As the first African American Honor Society on the campus, EMBHS is dedicated to scholarship, leadership and service in addition to always looking for new opportunities to collaborate with community members and students.
President: Trevon Brooks
Eller African American Honorary (EAAH)Click or enter to reveal information below
The mission of the Eller African American Honorary is to advocate and advance the Black community at the Eller College of Management through leadership with a focus on professional development, service and community.
President: AJ Banks
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)Click or enter to reveal information below
NSBE’s mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
President: Rickayla Ferguson
The Divine Nine Sororities and FraternitiesClick or enter to reveal information below
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.: Kaela Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: Jahron Francis (email@example.com)
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.: Melia Cobb (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.: Jared Debnam (email@example.com)
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.: Q Hart (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.: Jaborius Ball (email@example.com)
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.: Andrea Pulliam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
University of Arizona Black Alumni (UABA)Click or enter to reveal information below
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS)Click or enter to reveal information below
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS): MAPS is part of a national organization called the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). Our club endeavors to support the current and future underrepresented minorities pursing pre-health professions. MAPS is committed to addressing the needs of the underserved at the University of Arizona and increasing the number of academically excellent, culturally competent, and socially conscious pre-healthcare professionals. Our club is all-inclusive and open to anyone pursing a career in medicine.