Groups and Associations

Student organizations are a pivotal component of the Miami University education and experience. With over 300 on campus student organizations available -- ranging from social and service organizations to athletic clubs -- opportunities for involvement are abound. Utilize the Miami University HUB organization directory in order to find the organization(s) that best align to your interests.

Below are four of the graduate student specific associations on campus.  

The Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) promotes the academic, social and economic goals of Miami University's graduate students. GSA ensures that graduate students' needs are met by preserving and representing the rights and interests of all graduate students at Miami University. The GSA is a community of graduate students helping to make Miami University a great place to work, study, and live. The GSA meets monthly and encourages all graduate programs to have representatives attend meetings. You can follow the GSA on Facebook at Miami University Graduate Student Association. For additional information about the Graduate Student Association, email

The Graduate Students of Color Association (GSCA)

The Graduate Students of Color Association (GSCA) functions to enhance the campus life by providing academic, political, social and cultural support to all diverse graduate students at Miami University.  The GSA endorses quality and equity in education for all students and supports academic excellence, as well as safe, enriching spaces that promote political awareness toward issues that affect graduate students of color. Find the GSCA on Facebook at Graduate Students of Color Association @ Miami University.

The Latin American Graduate Student Association (LAGSA)

The Latin American Graduate Student Association (LAGSA) aims to build a greater sense of community amongst all graduate students of Latin American heritage from every program and department in the Miami University community through mentorship, support, encouragement in higher education and community outreach about the Latino population and culture. 

Haven: LGBTIQ Graduate Alliance

Haven Queer Graduate Alliance provides a space for LGBTIQ graduate students and their allies to find community both academically and socially. The group provides a venue to discuss LGBTIQ issues in teaching, mentoring, academic writing, research, and relevant scholarship. Politically, our aim is to collaborate with other LGBTIQ groups on campus--undergraduate, faculty, and staff. Haven also explores the intersections of sexuality, race, gender, class, ability, and nationality, understanding that all of these intersecting identities influence how we experience our daily lives and global perspectives.