Student Organizations

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This list of Student Organizations is not exhaustive. Check out Wildcat Connection to learn more about student groups on campus. 

Inspire Media

Inspire Media is a student-run organization that produces and funds socially conscious media, engaging topics on local, national, and international levels.

Chicago Student Action

Chicago Student Action offers Wildcats the opportunity to get involved with professional community organizing in the Chicago and Evanston areas.

Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC)

APAC is a student group that strives to represent and serve students of Asian descent on campus by raising awareness of social and cultural issues and engaging the community members in educational dialogue and advocacy.

For Members Only (FMO)

FMO serves as Northwestern University's premier Black Student Alliance. FMO serves to encourage political, social, cultural and intellectual unity and growth first and foremost within Northwestern University's Black community, but also within the broader Northwestern community as well.

Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA)

MEChA de Northwestern is a student organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia.

Northwestern University Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA)

Northwestern University NAISA is dedicated to promoting and inspiring the interests of the community of Native American students and those who appreciate Native American cultures at Northwestern University.

Peace Project

The purpose of this organization is to promote awareness and activism at Northwestern University that focuses on peace and justice issues locally, nationally, and internationally. We organize informational programming with the goal of raising awareness and, in turn, mobilize the Northwestern community to take a more proactive stance in combating issues of social injustice and human rights violations.

Immigrant Justice Project

This student group promotes on-campus awareness of contemporary immigrant rights issues, specifically relating to newly arrived immigrants and undocumented migrants, by providing educational and political advocacy opportunities through various community organizations in Chicago.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)

Students for Sensible Drug Policy is an international grassroots network of students who are concerned about the impact drug abuse has on our communities, but who also know that the War on Drugs is failing our generation and our society.