Graduate Student Organizations
Here is a list of all the duly registered graduate student organizations at Western Michigan University. We provide a brief description of their objectives, contact information, and a link (when available) to their website.
- Accounting Club
- American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
AdClub at WMU
The AdClub at WMU is a student organization that aims to educate students about the advertising industry. The AdClub at WMU offers students opportunities to meet and network with advertising students, alumni, and industry professionals. The AdClub host meetings Thursday nights throughout the academic year that bring in over 20 professionals from all aspects of marketing, advertising, new and emerging media, creative, digital/interactive, and others. The AdClub also coordinates travel to career-related conferences in Chicago, Detroit, and New York.
- Aerospace Club
Alliance of Filipino American Students
We, the members of the Alliance of Filipino-American Students at Western Michigan University, primarily aim to create a network of support and companionship through the connection of Filipinos and everyone interested in learning about and celebrating Filipino culture.
- Arab Student Organization
- Asian Pacific American Student Association
- Aviation Student Council
- Bangladesh Student Association
- Behavior Analysis Graduate Student Organization
- Biology Graduate Student Association
- Black Graduate Student Association
- Black Student Union
- Bronco African Students
Chemistry Graduate Student Association
The Chemistry Graduate Student Association at Western Michigan University aims to promote the interactions between graduate students, postgraduate workers, and faculty within the department of chemistry and to further the boundaries of our academic and social interests and develop skills and potential to be successful through various activities.
The purpose of this organization is to promote the game of chess in Kalamazoo community for people passionate to learn and play this exciting game. The club holds a once-a-weekly meeting to teach new players as well as to provide an opportunity to existing players to improve their game by playing with each other. Undergraduate students, graduate students, professors, and staff are all welcome to join and enjoy chess also known as “Game of Kings”.
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Organization
Our purpose is to promote the interests of clinical psychology graduate students at Western Michigan University. The Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Organization serves as a liaison between graduate students and faculty members in the clinical psychology program, it also assesses and addresses graduate student needs within the department of psychology. In addition, we plan professional and social enrichment opportunities for graduate students and encourage undergraduate involvement in research opportunities available through here at Western.
The mission of the Counseling Psychology RSO is to promote the development of multiculturally minded psychology professionals. We plan to accomplish this mission through professional development and social justice advocacy within the graduate student community, Western Michigan University, and the Kalamazoo community. We desire to develop mentorship and partnership within the graduate student community.
Dominican Student Organization
The Dominican Student Organization is dedicated to showcase the Dominican culture on WMU's campus through several activities and events. Our student organization also serves as a community for other international students who may be looking for a home away from home, regardless of where that home is. We offer support to our members in any way we can.
Friends of the Teaching Assistant Union and Part-time instructors
We, Friends of the Teaching Assistants and Part-time Instructors, support the aims and goals of the Teaching Assistants Union and Professional Instructors Organization at Western Michigan University, who, having been authorized in democratic elections validated by the State of Michigan as the legal representatives of their respective constituencies for the purposes of collective bargaining, commit themselves to fostering participatory democracy in our university and community. Our goals shall be organizing teaching assistants and professional instructors, cultivating union solidarity, and promoting quality education at Western Michigan University. This organization seeks to cooperate with the Teaching Assistants Union, Professional Instructors Organization, and other unions and groups to promote common goals and ideals.
Fulbright Student Organization
The main objective of the Fulbright Student Organization at WMU is to incorporate all Fulbright granted students from different countries who attend Western Michigan University The FSO aims to be a mechanism to help its members in order to share their culture and values with the WMU community and other members of the group.
Graduate Student Association of Philosophers
The purpose of this organization is to promote a community for the philosophy graduate students, which will help facilitate the philosophical exchange of ideas and provide a forum for graduate students to more closely interact with others in the field.
Graduate Student of Color
Graduate Students of Color is an organization of and for graduate students at Western Michigan University, who are dedicated to increasing the diversity at Western and all of the communities that this University serves. To be a student member, you must be currently enrolled at as a graduate student. Our primary function is to help Western to better represent the multitudes of student cultures, languages, and ethnic backgrounds.
Graduate Student of Comparative Religion
The Graduate Students of Comparative Religion is a student organization which exists to help graduate students in their endeavors at Western Michigan University and supports the department when applicable.
History Graduate Student Organization
The History Graduate Student Organization functions as an academic and social communication link between faculty and students. It also identifies members for several representative bodies in the university-wide Graduate Student Association, its subcommittees, and certain councils of the Faculty Senate.
Indian Student Association
Our vision is to promote and encourage a better cultural awareness among students regarding India and its culture. We have continued to uphold a tradition of excellence ever since we started. Western Michigan University has seen a consistent enrollment of students from Indian origin. Today, the association is made up of more than thousand members, that includes both currently enrolled and alumni. We are known to be one among the largest International organization at Western Michigan University.
Industrial Organization Graduate Student Organization
Our purpose is to promote the interests of Industrial Organizational Psychology graduate students at Western Michigan University. Our Organization serves as a liaison between graduate students and faculty members in the industrial organizational psychology program, assesses and addresses graduate student needs in the program, and plans professional and social enrichment opportunities for graduate students in the department of psychology.
- The Iraqi Student Union
- Student Media Group
- Racquetball Club at WMU
- Higher Education Student Affairs (HESA)