Student Organizations

American Association of University Women

The mission of AAUW at Miami is to empower women as individuals and our community by helping women gain the confidence to be next generation leaders in the workforce and beyond.

Black Women Empowered

Through group discussion and community outreach, BWE members support the varied identities, struggles, and legacies of Black women. BWE encourages students to organize toward social justice, cross-cultural alliances, and freedom for all backgrounds.

Colors (Miami Colors)

Colors is student organization that is prioritized around the support, education, awareness and advocacy of the GLBTQA (Gay, Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, Questioning and Ally) community.

Feminists Working on Real Democracy

Feminists Working On Real Democracy is a student organization composed of individuals who desire to address — through activism, discussion, and support — important issues that specifically concern all people marginalized by systems of oppression. We use grassroots activism and discussion to heighten awareness about these issues. Our hope is to empower people of all genders, sexualities, and identities to feel confident and supported on campus and off.

GLBTQ Services (GLBTQ)

The mission of GLBTQ Services is to make the Miami University community an open, safe, and inclusive environment for people of all sexualities and gender identities.

I Am That Girl: Miami University Local Chapter

I Am That Girl is an organization dedicated to empowering girls and young women to express who they are and to be their true selves through honest conversation about the issues they and other young women face.

Love You Like A Sister (L.Y.L.A.S.)

LYLAS is a support group for women on campus. We have six principles(pride, achievement, knowledge, refinement, respect and sisterhood.

Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault (MARS)

Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault (MARS) is an organization devoted to educating our male peers of the realities of sexual assault.

People Against Violence and Sexual Assault (PAVES)

PAVES is an organization with the goal to promote awareness and prevention to the Miami community regarding sexual and interpersonal violence. That goal is accomplished through large and small campus events and partnering with on and off campus allies.


Raising awareness of social injustices based on sexual orientation and gender through educational programming, dialogue and any other format we deem appropriate. Talk about issues related to sexual orientation and how to lessen the isolation of LGBTQ.

She's the First

Miami University's chapter of She's the First, an international fundraising and awareness org, Quality education is the key to escaping poverty, and we want to live in a world where every girl has access to it. If you do too, you’re in the right place.


Miami University's undergraduate LGBTQ-straight alliance, holding weekly meetings and building a strong community with roots in education, activism, awareness, and acceptance.

Women's Center (Women's Center)

The Women's Center is a welcoming, safe space for all, supporting student success by providing resources and referrals, educational programming, outreach, and advocacy focused on issues impacting women.