Office of Diversity & Inclusion – Student Organizations


Maryville University students are active and involved in over 100 student organizations and clubs. There are student organizations representing general interests, spiritual beliefs, cultural groups and social awareness projects. Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity Council, L.E.A.D., aims to support the university’s mission, vision, and values around creating a diverse and inclusive campus.


  • Abolishing Barriers through Leadership and Empowerment (ABLE)

    ABLE is an organization for students with and without disabilities to come together to promote awareness about disabilities. We will host events on campus and volunteer time off campus to help other organizations involved with disability in the community.

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  • African Student Organization (ASO)

    The African Students Organization is a social and cultural organization created to spread cultural awareness. A-SO welcomes students of all nationalities to join us in this culturally enriching experience.

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  • Asian Square

    Asian Square logoAsian Square focuses to celebrate, appreciate, and learn about different Asian cultures around the world. From pop culture to food, this organization strives to educate and embrace students’ curiosity and passion about diversity within Asian cultures.

  • Association of Black Collegians (ABC)

    Association of Black Collegians logoThe Association of Black Collegians strives to educate Maryville University and the community on African-American experiences and culture while providing leadership opportunities, support, and mentorship to the black population on campus.

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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Student Association

    Bosnia and Herzegovina Student Association logoBosnia and Herzegovina Student Association will set out to promote cultural diversity by sharing the Bosnian culture with the Maryville community. BHSA will also strive set to inspire, educate, and support Bosnian students throughout their college journeys!

  • Empower

    Empower logoOur purpose is to provide knowledge and resources for those interested in the gender construct spectrum. We will provide students the opportunity to serve with non-profits that comply with our organization goals in the Greater St. Louis Area. We aim to provide an inclusive and diverse community of people who come together in order to better understand the differences between us and empower each other to make an impact in the world around us.

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  • Hawaiian Asian Pacific-Islander Association (HAPA)

    hawaiian asian pacific islander associationThe mission of the Hawaiian Pacific Islander Association is to strengthen the Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures among the Maryville campus community. The association promotes the awareness and appreciation of the different cultures through events, and serves as a resource to all students and faculty of the Maryville community.

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  • Hillel

    Hillel logoMaryville Hillel brings Jewish cultural events, celebrations and learning opportunities to campus. While our events reflect Jewish culture and holidays, events are open to ALL and inclusive of all – all beliefs are honored and respected.

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  • Inclusion at Maryville (IAM)

    inclusion at maryvilleInclusion at Maryville’s mission is to create a more inclusive and understanding environment that challenges stereotypes and bias through cultural engagement and education.

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  • International Student Association

    inclusion at maryvilleThe International Students Organization is a great way for students to meet fellow students from all around the world and share their culture with others. This group is opened to all students not just international students. The goal is to build a cultural bridge among each other.

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  • Latinx Student Alliance

    latinx student alliance logoThe Latinx Student Alliance mission is to create community, programs and leadership opportunities for Latino and Hispanic students. The Latinx Student Alliance also educates the larger campus community on Latino/Hispanic issues and helps to integrate the culture into the Maryville community.

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  • Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity (LEAD)

    Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity logoLeaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity aims to build the leadership capacity of students involved in student organizations that directly support the mission and vision of Office of Diversity & Inclusion. These student leaders are critical to helping Maryville become a diverse campus community that values inclusiveness. Students who serve in executive leadership positions are eligible for this organization.

  • Maryville University Gender and Sexuality Alliance

    muslim student association at maryvilleMUGSA provides an open door for all students from every walk of life. We also provide the Maryville student body with the education and opportunities to speak out about discrimination, in order to create tolerance on campus for a state of well being that is optimal for our academic success!

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  • Men of Color Brotherhood

    men of color brotherhoodTo provide a brotherhood for the men of color on Maryville’s campus, while including a place to express ourselves and views in a comfortable environment.

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  • Middle Eastern Students Association

    middle eastern students association logoThis organization serve to educate Maryville university about the middle east through various events. Middle Eastern Student Association goal is to successfully reflect this particular geographic area and help others to learn more about the various cultures and misconceptions in the Middle East.

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  • MU Gospel Choir

    mu gospel logoThis is a religious organization based off Christianity. We welcome all religions! We will be singing songs about God, The Holy Spirit and Jesus Christ. We are here to uplift you and bring the children of God to Christ. MU Gospel Choir main goal is to serve the Lord and give him praise by singing.

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  • Muslim Student Association (MSA)

    muslim student association at maryvilleThe purpose of the MSA is to create an awareness of Islam through engaging and educational events while building an environment of inclusion and acceptance for all beliefs.

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  • Saudi Students Club

    saudi students club logoThe Saudi Students Club at Maryville University is an Organization that represents the history, culture and traditions of Saudi Arabia. Also it helps new, and current Saudi students in the United State.

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