Clubs and Organizations

Women’s and Gender Studies clubs and organizations

Connect with peers that share your passion for women’s empowerment and equality by getting involved with our array of clubs and organizations.


Associated Students for Women’s Issues, meets Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 in Havasupai AB, email is, office is located in the Union room 202., phone number: 928-523-6946

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The Associated Students for Women's Issues (ASWI) is committed to equality on campus and the further advancement of women. ASWI provides a forum to voice the concerns of women at Northern Arizona University and creates opportunity for leadership within a student group. An executive council consisting of nine officers is elected every spring semester. The hired positions include:

  • ASWI President
  • Director of Administration
  • Director of Communication
  • Director of Special Events
  • Director of Finance
  • Resource Room Director
  • V-Day Coordinator
  • Student Education Team (SET) Director
  • SET Administrative Aide

For more information, visit ASWI’s Facebook page. 


People Respecting Individuals and Sexual Minorities, meets Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 in Havasupai AB, email is

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PRISM’s mission is to advocate and empower individuals who identify as:

  • gay
  • lesbian
  • bisexual
  • transgender
  • transsexual
  • queer
  • questioning
  • any sexual identity that falls out of the realm of society majority norm
  • including those who may choose to not identify with a label

PRISM provides a network of support so that individuals can participate, integrate, live openly, and meet others like themselves at the university and in Flagstaff, without fear of harassment and/or discrimination.

For more updates, visit PRISM’s Facebook page.

Black Student Union

Facebook: NAU Black Student Union

HAPA Hawaiin Club (HAPA)

Connecting Higher Education Indigenously (CHEI)

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Student organization of the Applied Indigenous Studies Department.  To promote indigenous knowledge, provide student support, engage in our communities, and work on the retention and recruitment of indigenous students into higher education.

For more information about Connecting Higher Education Indigenously (CHEI), click here

Daleth He Aleph Cultural Sorority

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Dedicated to the positive development of women of color as a method of providing academic support, cultural education, and successful transitioning on college campuses. Create a sense of culture, champion social justice within the community, seek philanthropic efforts within the community, provide academic support and promote scholarship of students.

For more information about Daleth He Aleph Cultural Sorority, click here

Delta Chi Lambda (DChiL)

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Delta Chi Lambda is an Asian Interest Sorority that was established at The University of Arizona on October 12, 2000. It welcomes all women pursuing an education and feel they would like to contribute to DChiL. It takes pride in honesty, loyalty, and friendship while supporting each other. Delta Chi Lambda Gamma Colony was created in Spring of 2012. 11 girls successfully crossed on December 4, 2011. Delta Chi Lambda Gamma Colony is the first Asian-American Interest sorority that chartered at NAU. By bringing another multicultural sorority to the Greek community we hope to strengthen and expand the diversity on campus and continue to teach each other. We'd like to create awareness of the Asian American culture not only for Asian American students, but students of many backgrounds.

For more information about Delta Chi Lambda, click here

Gamma Alpha Omega (Gao)

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A Latina-founded, multicultural organization that exists to:

* Increase the number of women with a college education and advanced degrees.

* Provide mentors for youth, women and under-represented communities.

* Enhance the individual leader in each member.

* Provide a family of lifelong support for sisters who live their lives by the pillars of Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Scholarship and Unity.

For more information about Gamma Alpha Omega, click here

Kappa Delta Chi (KDChi)

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Through numerous service events, sisterhood retreats, and academic and cultural workshops, KDChis learn more about themselves, each other and their surrounding Universities and communities. They blossom into committed leaders, are able to network with our remarkable alumnae, and continue to serve as civic leaders well past their graduation. KDChi is a non-traditional sorority full of diverse members and eager women ready to make a difference in our communities. With sisters, anything is possible.

For more information about Kappa Delta Chi, click here.

M.E.Ch.A de NAU (Movimiento Esudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan

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A group of individuals dedicated to the promotion of Chican@ philosophy. It is not specific to one nationality, gender, or orientation, but solely for any person striving for the empowerment and liberation of Chican@s in higher education. To provide educational, cultural, social, and political consciousness for Chican@ issues.

For more information about M.E.Ch.A de NAU, click here

Native Americans United (NAUnited)

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A group that strives to enhance the educational experience of Native American students and provide cultural awareness. To help plan and make possible Native American Events and continue traditions and extend culture to others

For more information about Native Americans United, click here.

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

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A national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields.  As an organization dedicated to community, our work starts with our mission.  It serves as a touchstone and reminds us of our common goals: 

*To educate, empower and engage a diverse community,

*To identify, address advocate for the needs of LGBTQA students in the STEM fields,

*And we fulfill these needs through mentorship connections, networking opportunities, strategic collaborations, and professional/leadership development.

For more information about oSTEM, click here.

People Respecting Individuals & Sexual Minorities  (PRISM)

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We are Northern Arizona University's largest student-led LGBTQA organization.  We support LGBTQA students to help form a sense of community and friendship.  Our meeting topics range from queer history/herstory and current events to trans* controversies.  We put on a drag show every semester featuring students from Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College.

For more information about PRISM, click here.

Queer and Ally Research Team (Q&A)

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Q&A is an intentionally political, queer community that works to cultivate critical consciousness and analyze systems of power in order to create a more inclusive environment for all people.  The purpose of Q&A is to provide a safe space and supportive community for queer and ally students where they can work together to raise awareness and organize action around intersectional issues in the queer community.

For more information about the Queer and Ally Research Team, please click here.

Commission on the Status of Women

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PO Box: 6040 Flagstaff, AZ  86011 Ashurst Hall - (Bldg #11) Room #A101

Phone: 928-523-9045

Commission on Disability Access and Design

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PO Box: 4127 Flagstaff, AZ  86011 Ashurst - (Bldg #11)Room #101A

Phone: 928-523-8974