Black Student Union

The mission of the Black Student Union is to support NMU students with a main focus toward African-American students by fostering a sense of community and support socially, academically and culturally. To promote diversity and cultural awareness through educational and entertaining programming; thereby opening an avenue for understanding, learning and appreciation for the black culture and heritage. BSU has won numerous awards through the years, including organization of the year and diversity project of the year.

Meetings: Wednesdays @ 6pm, Jamrich

Queers & Allies

Queers & Allies allows the queer and allied community of NMU to gather in a safe and welcoming environment. The group will offer social activities and a place for queers and allies to be able to openly express themselves in a relaxed and non-judgmental environment.

Meetings: Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. Jamrich 2315

Native American Student Association

The Native American Student Association promotes events related to Native American heritage and culture while serving as a supportive and interactive group for Native American students. All NMU students are welcome to join. NASA has hosted drum socials, the Native American Performers` Festival, the Ojibwe food taster, the annual "Learning to Walk Together" traditional Pow-Wow and co-sponsors Native American Heritage Month. NASA has also participated in community programs, such as Title VII Indian Education with the local public schools, Earth Day activities and has supported the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee. The Anishinaabe News is also a part of NASA. It is a Native American newspaper that provides readers with information about current events or issues that are related to Native American culture.

Meetings: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Mondays, Whitman Commons

Women for Women

Women for Women seeks to promote education, service, and leadership throughout the NMU campus and the community at large. The five all-female houses, in tandem with the rest of the student body, work together to introduce others to issues that include, but are not limited to, health, sexuality, and civil rights. Originally founded as a grassroots organization dedicated to the promotion of a female sisterhood, Women for Women has expanded its efforts to include projects that raise awareness of societal concerns throughout the world.

Meetings: 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday in Hunt / Van Antwerp Lobby