Student organizations

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Student Orgs

College Feminists College Feminists is an organization dedicated to social justice, advocacy, and education. We uphold inclusivity and intersectionality as our guiding principles. Let's work towards a more equitable community together! Asian Student Organization ASO general meetings are TBD for 2023 fall semester. Contact Anna Wagner at or Cassidy Williams at for more information. Womxn and Minorities in Mathematics The Mission of WaMM is to support, encourage, and empower womxn and other marginalized groups during all stages of their college careers in Mathematical sciences. DiSTEM (Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics We are an organization that is dedicated to supporting multicultural students aspiring a career in the STEM field. International Student Organization The International Student Organization helps international students to better understand American society, foster international relationships, and promote international awareness on the campus and in the community. PERIOD@UWL PERIOD@UWL aims to educate and empower UWL students and the surrounding community about period health and period poverty in our community and around the world. Chinese Students and Scholars Association CSSA established for a social networking of its members at UWL and provide helpful information for Chinese students and scholars regards as language help, study skill, campus jobs and volunteer, traveling, and other study abroad experience. Chinese Culture Club The Chinese Culture Club explores different aspects of Chinese Culture. Our goal is to help others get a better understanding and appreciation of the culture. Our events are biweekly and they are always free and open to everyone- no Chinese required! Black Student Unity Black Student Unity meets every Thursday at 7:30pm in 3214 Centennial Hall. All are welcome to join so please stop by! I Am That Girl The purpose of I Am That Girl is to emphasize collaboration with each other, build a sense of community between women, transform self-doubt into self love, create a safe place to discover, be, & express who you are, and advocate for healthy conversation. Japan Club The Japan Club is an organization that promotes the knowledge of the Japanese culture throughout UWL and the surrounding community. Multicultural Education Student Organization The purpose of MESO is to promote the recruitment and retention of Individuals of Color seeking to become educators and change-makers and empower student voices and engagement about multicultural and global education. Intercultural Organization Promoting Awareness IOPA exists to provide a social environment in which students can relate and talk about multi-ethnic identities and/or interracial relationships. It is also a great source for reducing the oppression and increasing the appreciation of diversity. Students for Sustainability A group of passionate students who strive for a sustainable world. Students from across campus with a shared love for environmental, social, and economic sustainability, meeting weekly to plan and discuss ways to promote a "greener" campus and community. Fitness Lifestyle Organization for Women FLOW (Fitness Lifestyle Organization for Women) is an organization is designed to educate, encourage, and improve our lives in all aspects of health. We design events in order to promote these ideas, such as: workouts, health speakers, socials, and more! Women in STEM A group of women willing to commit to creating a supportive and supplemental environment for themselves and other members. Group provides a supportive and inclusive environment for women at UWL looking to pursue careers in STEM-related majors. CODERS The CODERS purposes are community outreach, teaching basic computer science skills to the La Crosse community, campus in-reach, providing support to students as well as promoting their professional skills and Diversity, promotion of all minorities in CS. DREAM (Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring) A student organization for people with and without disabilities. We are committed to raising awareness of disability issues through fun educational activities and presentations, so our members have an opportunity to learn and teach others. Hmong Organization Promoting Education The Hmong Organization Promoting Education (HOPE) is one of the most active diversity organizations on campus. Our mission is to advocate for the needs and concerns of students from the Hmong community as well as provide opportunity for leadership. Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children The goal of this organization is to fundraise for Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, help raise community health awareness in the La Crosse area, and organize volunteer trips abroad to FIMRC's international clinics. Asian Latinx African Native American+ Womxn ALANA came onto the UWL scene in 1990 and continues today as an empowering organization who engages members in education, celebration, and awareness of womxn's rights and multicultural issues of society. We highly encourage anyone to join us! Rainbow Unity Rainbow Unity is UWL's sexual orientation, romantic attraction, and gender identity group on campus. We meet on Tuesdays at 7:00pm-8:00pm in 3130 Student Union! Latin American Student Organization Meetings: Thursday 6pm 1403 Centennial The Latin American Student Organization promotes the Latin American culture throughout the campus and La Crosse community. We serve as a medium of cultural exchange between other ethnic groups.

Additional resources available through the UWL Office of Multicultural Student Services .