Students outside performing at a Hawaiian cultural event.

  • The African Student Association is an organization that aims to celebrate African culture on campus with Pan-African students. The diversity of African culture is often looked over, so students within this group will be able to represent their individual culture and share their experiences with other members. All students are encouraged to join our organization and listen to conversations about misrepresentation of Africans and how we thrive as a people worldwide. ASA encourages its own members to celebrate their rich African culture through music and dance by joining our dance team.

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • With the help of our organization, Armenians from all over the world that attend LMU are able to find some common ground and make some friends, all while keeping their Armenian heritage alive. 

     

  • The Black Student Union is an on-campus organization for the Black student body. Our purpose is to serve as a network and support system for students of African descent at LMU. We discuss the various political, social, and cultural issues that pertain to Black students, with the intentions of encouraging, enriching, and educating the whole person and provide effective self-government. BSU openly admits all LMU students to its membership as we move forward towards uplifting our African American student body and community outside the Bluff.

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • The Chinese Circle is an organization that brings together non-native speaking Chinese language learners from all backgrounds for fun cultural and language building events. 

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Grupo Folklórico de LMU group is a creative establishment that aims to explore and conserve the richness of the Mexican culture and identity. Through dance we strive "to educate, to spread knowledge of our culture, and to instill ethnic pride." We look forward to spreading awareness of the artistic component that our group anticipates to manifest by means of performance, especially our annual spring showcase, Sueño de México. 

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Han Tao, or "the Chinese way," is Loyola Marymount University's representative Chinese and Chinese-American social-cultural club. As a student-run organization, we are dedicated to offering LMU students a safe environment where they can meet other students with similar interests in Chinese culture and the Chinese/Asian-American experience. We aim to welcome all students, regardless of ethnicity. Han Tao generally meets twice a month in addition hosting on and off campus events that are open to everyone.

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Isang Bansa serves to be more than a student organization. It acts as a Family away from home where meetings, events, activities, and excursions allow its members to immerse themselves into the Filipino and Filipino-American culture. An inclusive environment is illustrated through the six focus areas of: Nationalism, Social, Art, Spirituality, Academia, and Social Justice. Isang Bansa's six focus areas contribute to the importance of Family

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • The Korean American Student Association (KASA) is an organization that provides an opportunity for students to explore and experience Korean culture both modern and traditional through various activities. In addition, we hope to create a community that can be called a "home away from home" to all members, as well as celebrate Korean and Korean American heritage.

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • LMU Kyōdai is the Japanese Culture Club on the Loyola Marymount University campus. Kyodai establishes itself as a learning community that focuses on promoting and learning, experiencing, and sharing traditional and popular Japanese culture from an outside perspective. Kyodai means siblings in the Japanese language, and as our name states, we strive to build a close community in hopes to act as a home away from home. Through general meetings and events, we hope that with our engagement with each club member, a close communal environment is built that fosters friendship and passion for the Japanese culture among the API, LMU, and LA communities.  

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Na Kolea ("NaKo") is Loyola Marymount University's Hawai'i Club. Since 1973, Na Kolea has served as a home away from home for both students from Hawai'i and students with an interest in the Hawaiian culture/Hawai'i. Through various cultural events (LMU's annual Lu'au), social events (dinner outings, big/little events, etc.), and bi-weekly club meetings, students have the opportunity to grow and learn about themselves while engaging with the LMU community.

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • NSU stands for Nikkei-Student-Union. We are LMU's Japanese-American cultural club. Our purpose is to educate students about Japanese-American history and culture, foster bonds between LMU students, and connect them to the greater Japanese-American community. We are also a part of INC, the Inter-Collegiate Nikkei Council: a network of NSU’s among other schools in Southern California. We are welcoming of all students and love to have fun!

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • The purpose of Saisei Taiko is to learn, play, and perform the Japanese art of Taiko drumming. We want to promote the art and culture of Taiko and teach others its importance in society. 

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Somewhere Under the Rainbow serves to foster an online community for the LGBTQ+ student body of LMU through the exploration of self-identity by providing a safe and supportive environment for meeting new people. We use Discord as our underground social network where students can chat, meet, and come to our virtual social gatherings. Join our network at https://discord.gg/dz3NG9s 

    Watch their welcome video here.

  • Transcendence is a club to celebrate transgender, including nonbinary and genderqueer, individuals and communities! All are welcome to join!

    Watch their welcome video here.