Student Organizations

Black Organizations

💚= A member of the Multicultural Community

African Student Association 💚

African Student Association (ASA) serves as a home away from home for all the African Students and a cultural learning experience for those who are not African. ASA was founded in 1997 to help promote awareness of Africa and its diaspora to USF and the Tampa Bay community.

Black Student Union 💚

The Black Student Union at the University of South Florida was established in 1972 to promote cultural pride and awareness, activity in our communities, and collective work for the betterment of our people and our campus.

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) was founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune, widely recognized as a distinguished educator. Our mission is to lead, develop and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.

National Society of Black Engineers 💚

The mission of National Society of Black Engineers is to "increase the number of culturally responsible black [and minority] engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community."

Swahili Student Organization 💚

Swahili Student Organization aims to create a welcoming environment for Swahili region students at USF and to serve students of Swahili speaking regions with the passion and aim to make the Swahili language, culture and diversity acknowledged.

Black Female Development Circle, Inc at USF

The Black Female Development Circle is an organization of black women that came together at the University of Florida in 1994. The group was founded to serve as a support system for black women. Meetings were to be a place where women with similar experiences could come together to discuss current events and find comfort from women who could relate to them. BFDC serves as a support system to all women and provide skills to uplift and empower all

SISTUHS, Incorporated

SISTUHS, Incorporated is an organization for women that was established to foster the personal growth and development of African American women. SISTUHS was conceptualized in the fall of 1992 by a group of young, Black women who felt strongly that women of color at Florida State University lacked an organization that addressed their needs as a whole. Today, SISTUHS has chartered almost 20 collegiate and professional chapter in hopes to maintain a