LMU’s student organizations are the hub of student involvement, leadership and excellence. Student-run, these organizations offer opportunities for everyone to get involved, contribute, lead and make lasting friendships along the way. APSS advises 12 Asian Pacific Islander cultural organizations.

Han Tao

Han Tao celebrated and explored the traditions and cultures of Chinese and Chinese- Americans through various events and activities through meetings and events both on and off campus.

LMU students dancing
Isang Bansa's Annual Pistahan

Isang Bansa

Isang Bansa (IB) promotes and preserves the Filipino and Filipino- American cultures through academic, cultural, philanthropic and social activities.

Korean American Student Association

KASA promotes the education and enrichment of its member and the university community with aspects of Korean culture through involvement and participation in various social, cultural and political activities.


Kyodai provides a means for people of all backgrounds to meet and get to know people who have a common interest in Japanese culture, language, animation, music, games, etc. , through meetings and events both on and off campus.

Na Kolea

Na Kolea acts as a vehicle to ease the transition of the island students to California and college life and also as the preservers of the Aloha Spirit. Na Kolea teaches various facets of Hawaiian culture, dance and shares the heritage of Hawaii with both Hawaiian and non- Hawaiian students at LMU.

Nikkei Student Union

NSU promotes Japanese- American cultural and political awareness among the student body through social and community service activities.

South Asian Student Association

South Asian Students' Association (SASA) is a social and cultural organization on campus that encourages a close affiliation among LMU's South Asian students as well as bring cultural awareness to LMU. Our goal is to make South Asian culture an integral part of the LMU experience.

Vietnamese Student Association

Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) is a social and cultural organization whose purpose is to create a community where Vietnamese students, faculty, and staff at Loyola Marymount University can learn about Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American culture through academia, social justice, nationalism, and art.