The Arab Student Association (ASA):
ASA or The Arab Students Association is a newly established, academic and cultural organization at Northeastern University. The purpose of ASA is to bring all Arab students attending Northeastern together and make them raise awareness of their diverse and unique cultures, values and customs with the entire Northeastern Community. Click here for their website.
Asian American Center:
The Asian American Center at Northeastern is truly a unique space on campus. We are a resource for the Northeastern community to provide space and to support the experiences of our Asian American students. Our three-story brownstone building on Hemenway Street is a gathering place for many students – we host numerous events over the course of the semester as well as provide space for students to host student organization events, study, or just hang out! Click here for their website.
Brazilian Student Association (BRASA):
The Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) was created in 2014 as the result of the actions of a group of Brazilian students studying in various American universities. This not-for-profit organization is dedicated to the Brazil’s development through the creation of platforms between our home country and students abroad. At its core, BRASA has proactivity, excellency, meritocracy, and commitment to Brazil.
BRASA is currently present in over 48 universities in the United States, Canada, France, and the UK, and already has more than 900 members. Click here for their website.
Chinese Cinema Club:
大家欢迎！Our club uses film to help achieve cross-cultural understanding.We discuss the background of the films we watch to put them into cultural and historic context, and provide learning materials to help everyone learn some Chinese. Click here for their website.
NEU Chinese Language Table:
NEU Chinese Language Table is a student organization which allows students learning or familiar with Mandarin to socialize through the language. Our events offer a casual learning environment and various activities to engage with the culture . We organize outings to supplement our conversational sessions and encourage everyone to use Mandarin in real-world settings. Students studying formally in classes, heritage speakers, native/fluent speakers and those self-studying the language are all invited to attend! Click here for their website.
Chinese Student Association:
In 2012, a group of Northeastern freshmen were puzzled about why there were no student organizations for Chinese Americans. Chinese Americans were among the largest Asian American populations on campus, but there was no representation. They took the initiative to create the Chinese Student Association which would spread awareness of the rich Chinese and Chinese American culture. Click here for their website.
Chinese Students and Scholars Association:
As a representative of all the Chinese students and scholars of Northeastern University, Northeastern University Chinese Students and Scholars Association, often referred to as NUCSSA, has an obligation of uniting and helping Chinese students and scholars who will study or are studying in Northeastern University, and our Chinese alumni, and promote the culture communications between Chinese community and other culture groups. Click here for their website.
Northeastern University Culture and Language Learning Society (NUCALLS):
NUCALLS is a student run organization that provides student-taught language classes to the Northeastern community. Our classes are entirely free, and low-commitment. Additionally, we host cultural events and activities throughout the semester. Click here for their website.
NU Francophone Club:
The Francophone Club welcomes anyone interested in the French language and/or culture. By no means, do you have to be French or be fluent in French. By joining, you will be have many opportunities to converse in French with the other members of the club, and learn more about the French culture through our various events like Movie Night, Say Cheese Day, to name but a few… We hope to see you all very soon! A la joie de vivre! Click here for the website.
German American Association (GAA):
Herzlich Willkommen! GAA was established to bring those individuals with a general interest in Germany and its culture together, in order to make new discoveries, meet fellow students, and participate in activities revolving around anything German. We promote all academic programs, internships, and co-ops, in Germany supported by Northeastern University. Further, we can offer guidance in applying for scholarships and grants for study in Germany. We attend cultural events in and around Boston held by the Goethe Institute, DAAD, the German Consulate, and the Boylston Schul-Verein among others. Click here for their website.
German Society of Northeastern University:
The GSNU provides a gathering space for German native speakers (from Germany, Austria, Switzerland etc.), students learning German, and anyone who would like to grow their knowledge of German culture and language.We hold fun events on-campus such as “Authentic German Food and Cooking”, “German Language Trivia”, and “Film Night”, as well as occasional off-campus events and Germanic holiday events. We are proud bring representation to the language and cultures of German speaking countries. Click here for their website.
The Interpreting Club at Northeastern University (ICNU):
The Interpreting Club at Northeastern University (ICNU) encourages ASL/Interpreting students to connect and form relationships in order to learn about the interpreting profession, hone their skills, and grow as interpreters. Weekly meetings allow students to participate in workshops, attend guest lectures, and socialize with fellow students as well as members of the Deaf and interpreting communities. In addition, ICNU hosts events in which ASL/Interpreting students of diverse backgrounds can come together to support and inspire one another. Click here for their website.
Northeastern University Italian Club (NUIS):
NUIC’s goal is to create a solid, collaborative and worldwide network between past, present and future Northeastern Alumni. Click here for their website.
Northeastern University Italian Culture Society (NUICS):
The purpose of this organization is to inspire students to learn about and spread awareness of the Italian language and culture. It is an effort to bring together a community of students who share a passion for the various cultural aspects upon which Italians pride themselves, such as the language, art, food, and its rich history. Members will generate a like minded, enjoyable environment where they can share in learning all the Italian culture has to offer. We hope you will join us! Click here for their website.
Japanese Culture Club:
We are a student organization dedicated to learning and experiencing the many aspects of Japanese culture, ranging from fashion to food. We are a very close-knit organization, sometimes going on “unofficial” field trips to places like Porter Square for food. If you take the time to know us, you’ll discover we’re quite lax concerning formalities. If you’re interested in any aspect of Japanese culture, or just want to hang out for lunch, we hope that you can join us. Click here for their website.
John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute:
The John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute has always been “committed to intellectually, culturally, and socially inspiring students toward excellence, success, and service [and to] engaging the broader university community, the surrounding urban community, and the world for balanced student and leadership development.” Click here for their website.
Latin American Student Organization (LASO):
The Latin American Student Organization is a socio-cultural based student organization established in 1988 at Northeastern University. Click here for their website.
Latino/a Student Cultural Center (LSCC):
The Latino Center at Northeastern University is more than a resource center for our students; it is a home away from home. The LSCC empowers Latino/a leaders of tomorrow in an increasingly global environment through their academic, personal and professional development. The Center promotes interactions between NU students from diverse backgrounds to enhance their academic, cultural, and social experience. Click here for their website.
Malaysian Student Organization:
The primary purpose of MSA is to establish a close-knit community for Malaysians and other students through informative and social activities. MSA wishes to showcase their country’s rich heritage so that people can appreciate and embrace what Malaysia has to offer. MSA also provides a platform for Malaysian students to feel at home, acclimatize and connect with one another, while fostering friendship with students who are interested in the Malaysian culture. Click here for their website.
Northeastern African Student Organization (NASO):
The Northeastern University African Student Organization (NASO) is primarily a home far away from home for African students. The organization also invites other people interested in African culture, networking, and many more. Through programs such as our annual African Night and our weekly meetings; NASO continues to expose Northeastern University and the rest of Boston to different aspects of the African culture that are often left out of the camera lenses, newspapers and magazines. Click here for their website.
Northeastern Black Student Association (NBSA):
The Northeastern Black Student Association serves as a medium between black students at large and officials of higher authority at Northeastern University. NBSA seeks to establish a dominant presence both on campus and in the surrounding community as an organization focused on the political, historical and socio-cultural well being of Black students. Click here for their website.
Russian Speaking Club:
The primary purpose of this club is to create a network of students and faculty at Northeastern University who share an interest in the language, history and cultures of Russia and other countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Our goal is to make a positive impact on the Northeastern community by engaging Club members in events, actions, and debates both on campus and outside. The Club will create opportunities for intellectual discourse and meaningful action through our network of professors and external speakers, participation in community-related events organized by the Club, and through interaction with other Northeastern clubs and organizations. Click here for their website.
Saudi Arabian Student Organization (SASO):
The establishment of SASO comes as testament to our collective potential as Saudis at Northeastern to play a more significant role in the promotion of our values, unique culture and professional aspirations to the Northeastern community and to the US at large. Click here for their website.
Somali Student Association (SSA):
Somali Student Association (SSA)’s goal is to serve Northeastern University’s Somali students and those in the NU community that are interested in Somalia. SSA is also formed with the intention of bringing to light Somalia’s culture and ethnicity to the campus wide audience and raising awareness about Somalia’s culture, politics, religion and general history. Click here for their website.
UTSAV South Asian Organization:
UTSAV, named for the Sanskrit word meaning “Festival,” was started in 1991 by a handful of South Asian students. Now in its 29th year, UTSAV has grown into a large community of over 250 South Asian and South Asian American students, and continues to strive to provide them with a sense of belonging, along with supplying fun, unique, and thoughtful opportunities for all Northeastern students to learn about South Asian heritage and identity. We represent students from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Although we represent these six countries, we encourage those of any background to engage with us to navigate South Asian culture, tradition, and context. Click here for their website.
Venezuelan Student Unity (VSU)/ International Hispanic Student Unity (iHSU):
VSU, or now iHSU, is a multi-purpose organization focused on four areas of interest: Support on Venezuelan affairs, promotion of the Venezuelan culture, integration of the Venezuelan community, and Entrepreneurship for Venezuelan development. It is an international/cultural organization which main goal is to serve as a connection between Northeastern University, and the true Venezuelan idiosyncrasy. This organization is now expanding to all Latin America to accommodate the international community at Northeastern. Click here for their website.