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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs

Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Kansas State University
224 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Office Hours:
M-F: 8-12pm / 1pm-5pm

785-532-6276 office
785-532-6339 fax

Morris Family Multicultural Student Center

Kansas State University
Morris Family Multicultural Student Center
915 Mid-Campus Drive South
Manhattan, KS 66506

Summer Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm


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Multicultural Student Organizations

Our department directly advises 8 departmental multicultural student organizations. Click below to learn more about our organizations; find meeting information, executive board member contacts, and links to their social media pages to stay up to date with all the amazing programming they have planned for the year. 

To learn more information about how to get involved on campus or funding for your organization, please visit the Center for Student Involvement.


African Students Union (ASU)

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The purpose of the African Student Union is to help new African Students adjust to life on campus, create better understanding of AFRICA through speeches, publications, films, forums, andcelebrate properly and effectively all important African nationalfestival and events.


General Body Meetings

Once Per Month on Wednesdays

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President: Oluchi Amakoh

Vice President: Loretta Eze

Asian American Student Union (AASU)

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The purpose of this organization is to foster unity and supportfor all Asian and Asian-American students on campus; toprovide awareness of Asian cultures to Kansas State University faculty, administrators, students and community; to provide ameans by which Asian and Asian-American students canbecome more visible to the Kansas State University community; and to create an atmosphere that promotes and teaches theequality of diverse people.


General Body Meeting

Biweekly on Thursdays - MFMSC Room 204

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President: Grace Huynh

Vice President: Emily Thornton

Black Student Union (BSU)

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The mission of the Black Student Union is to focus on the development ofthe Kansas State community by advancing academic excellence, political action, and the leadership of Black students, while promoting Black culture across all aspects of life. The Black Student Union has been named the Most Outstanding BSU in the Big 12 for 13 out of the last 15 years!


General Body Meeting

Every Tuesday @ 7:00pm - Union Room 227

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President: Chris Burrell

Vice President: Allure Adams


Gender Collective

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The Gender Collective is an organization designed to provide a venue forindividuals who are transgender, cross-gender, intersex, androgynous, gendervariant, or otherwise involved in activities, expressions, or presentation that isdivergent from their birth-assigned sex. We come together to engage inoutreach and educational efforts for the Kansas State University faculty, staff,and students and Manhattan community to promote a better understandingand acceptance of gender diversity, expression, and identity issues.


General Meetings

In Collaboration with SAGA Meetings.

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Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO)

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Since its establishment, HALO has increased itspresence on the Kansas State campus and continues to focuson the 5 pillars of: Leadership Development, CulturalAwareness, Community Outreach, Political Activism and Unity.The mission of HALO is to promote the Latino culture withincampus and throughout Manhattan as a whole. Our goals areaimed to create student leaders that will uphold the well-beingof the community and the student body while maintainingacademic excellence.


General Meetings

Biweekly on Tuesdays @ 6:00pm - MFMSC Room 204/205 

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President: Maria Izquierdo

Vice President: Israel Quinonez


Native American Student Body (NASB)

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The Kansas State University Native American Student Body is amulticultural organization, which gives Native American, Indigenous, First Nations students a sense of community & promotes diversity and affirmation of identity on the K-State campus through interaction with community and by bringing incultural events where the community can be exposed to Native American/ Indigenous / First Nations leaders, artists, and issues.


General Body Meeting

*Information Coming Soon

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President: Nico Vega Anguiano


Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (oSTEM)

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oSTEM is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadershipfor LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields. Kansas State University is proudto provide a nurturing, caring, and safe environment for our entire lesbian, gay,bisexual, transgender, or queer students. The mission of oSTEM @ K-State is to Increase the representation of LGBTQ+ persons in STEM fields, Foster amore open and welcoming environment within STEM fields at K-State, Expose the LGBTQ+ community at K-State to professional development and networking opportunities in STEM, & Highlight contributions LGBTQ+individuals have made in STEM disciplines.

General Meetings

Every Monday @ 6:00pm - Hale Library Room 307

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Executive Member: Jessica Whyrick 


Sexuality & Gender Alliance (SAGA)

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The Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) of Kansas State University is agroup committed to the ideals of equality, acceptance, tolerance, and diversity. We strive to provide a unique experience and place of acceptanceto all persons of interest, whether you’re questioning your identity, in theprocess of coming out, out and proud, or a straight ally. The Sexuality and Gender Alliance welcomes all individuals that support those that belong to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community. We endeavor to educate and reach out to the K-State and Manhattan community about homophobia, transphobia, gender identity, sexual orientation, and the history of different LGBT groups and movements.


General Body Meetings

Tuesdays @ 6:00pm - MFMSC Room 204

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President: Julia Coverdale

Vice President: RJ Salmen


Multicultural Greek Organizations

Historically Black Greek Organizations
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
Historically Hispanic Greek Organizations
  • Kappa Delta Chi Sorority
  • Omega Delta Phi Fraternity
  • Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity
  • Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority


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Departmental Student Organization (DSO)
A DSO is a registered organization with a purpose that is critical to the mission of the University. DSOs are sponsored by a department.

Independent Student Organization (ISO)
An ISO is not operated by the University. ISOs and their operations remain independent and distinct from the University.

For more information about these classifications, view the Student Organization Policy.