ACA Affiliates

Here you can find information about all our current affiliate organizations!

Women of Excellence Supporting STEM (WOESS)

The mission of WOESS is to unify, empower and promote excellence among women of all STEM disciplines.

Follow them on Instagram @rit_woess!

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Unity House

Unity House is an inclusive Special Interest House/student organization founded in 1986 that provides ALANA students with "a home away from home" as well as a space for them to express themselves freely.

Follow them on Instagram @_unityhouse!

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Ebony Club

The purpose of Ebony Club is to support, help, and serve the community to understand and acquire knowledge on the heritage, culture, and identity of the Black Deaf Population.

Follow them on Instagram @ebonyclub.ntid!

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Latin American Deaf Club

The Latin American Deaf Club represents people working together toward a common goal - to help those around us to understand the culture and what it means to be “Latino.” Their primary purpose is to educate and increase cultural awareness among all deaf students.

Follow them on Instagram @latinamericandeafclub!

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Latin American Student Association (LASA)

The Latin American Student Association, also called LASA, was established in 1985 and provides opportunities for their members to learn, embrace, and share their Latin heritage, while at the same time creating and supporting cultural awareness in a social and familial atmosphere.

Follow them on Instagram @lasa_rit!

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Organization of African Students (OAS)

The RIT Organization of African Students was formed to bring an awareness of African culture and traditions to Rochester Institute of Technology and the surrounding areas.

Follow them on Instagram @oas_rit!

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

SHPE is an organization dedicated to promoting academic development, professional development, leadership development, community outreach and chapter development.

Follow them on Instagram @shperit!

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Women in Business

Women in Business is dedicated to the success of women by providing the women of RIT an opportunity to advance their professional and personal development and join an encouraging community of aspiring and successful women.

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Black Awareness Coordinating Committee

The mission of Black Awareness Coordinating Committee is to improve the college experience of Black students through unification, upliftment of the community, and by promoting cultural and social consciousness to all.

Follow them on Instagram @bacc_rit!

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Tiger Bhangra

Bhangra is a high energy dance form from Northern India, from the state of Punjab. RIT Bhangra hopes to bring that culture to RIT as well as put a modern twist to it all.

Follow them on Instagram @tiger_bhangra!

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Saunders Multicultural Business Association

The mission of the Saunders Multicultural Business Association is to address the professional and networking needs that enable students, particularly minority students, to maximize their career potential in their desired field.

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Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

SASE aims to prepare Asian heritage scientists and engineers for success in the global business world, celebrate diversity on campuses and in the workplace, and provide opportunities for members to make contributions to their local communities.

Follow them on Instagram @sase_rit!

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American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

AISES is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

Follow them on Instagram @indigenousatrit!

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National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The mission of the National Society of Black Engineers is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

Follow them on Instagram @rit_nsbe!

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Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

The purpose of the Multicultural Greek Council is to provide a council for Greek organizations that contribute specifically to diversity and inclusion on RIT campus. The MGC serves as the governing body and network for multiculturally based Greek organizations to create and maintain high standards in the life of Fraternities and Sororities.

Follow them on Instagram @ritmgc!

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Breakdance Club

The mission of the Breakdance Club is to help teach and spread the culture of breakdance to anyone who's interested. All levels are taught - from beginners to advanced dancers.

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Gospel Ensemble

To inspire & uplift others while sharing the unique flavor & cultural heritage of the Gospel tradition through the ministry of song. Since 1981.

Follow them on Instagram @rit_gospelensemble!

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Latin Rhythm Dance Club

The Latin Rhythm Dance Club (LRDC) is open to all levels of experience and exhibits a wide variety of styles including salsa, bachata, and merengue to the RIT community through lessons, performances, and events.

Follow them on Instagram @lrdcatrit!

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Velocity Urban Dance Crew

Velocity is a student run urban dance team at RIT that aims to foster a positive and supportive environment so that their members can freely express themselves. Their goal is to leave everything on the dance floor and nothing less, whether it be in practice, on stage, or in hosting their annual event: RIT’s Best Dance Crew (RBDC).

Follow them on Instagram @rit_velocity!

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ALANA Artists Union

The ALANA Artists Union is a space for students of the ALANA community to come and express themselves through creative means for the benefit of their identity and peace.

Follow them on Instagram @aau.rit!

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The Black Thought Collective

The Black Thought Collective’s mission is to educate and inform on fundamental aspects of Black thought through the teachings of Black revolutionaries past and present.

Follow them on Instagram @theblackthoughtcollectiverit!

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Campus Curlz

Campus Curlz Inc., is a natural hair and service-based organization whose goals are to enhance, educate, and uplift those on campus and in the community through educational support and service.

Follow them on Instagram @campuscurlz.rit!

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (ΑΦΑ) Mu Sigma Chapter

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

Follow them on Instagram @musigmaalphas!

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) Omicron Beta Chapter

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind".

Follow them on Instagram @omicronbeta_aka!

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (ΔΣΘ) Pi Beta Chapter

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.

Follow them on Instagram @pibetadeltas!

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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (ΦΒΣ) Iota Phi Chapter

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma are the Fraternity’s most valuable resource and strength. They are the primary means by which the Phi Beta Sigma objectives will be achieved. In order to accomplish the Fraternity’s objectives, it is essential that systems are instituted that effectively embody “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity” and promote brotherhood, scholarship and service.

Follow them on Instagram @iotaphisigmas!

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (ΖΦΒ) Chi Lamba Chapter

The mission of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is to foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civil and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood.

Follow them on Instagram @chilambda_zetas!

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Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. (ΛΥΛ) Omega Chapter

La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Incorporated mission statement is to primarily seek leadership roles in meeting the needs of the Latino community through academic achievement, cultural awareness, community service and promotion of the Latino culture and people.

Follow them on Instagram @lul_omegachapter!

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Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. (ΣΨΖ) Alpha Lambda Chapter

Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. (SYZ) is a cultural, social, educational, and community service oriented sorority. Their mission is to promote unity among women and the awareness of the Asian/Asian-American culture and heritage.

Follow them on Instagram @ritsigmas!

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Sigma Lambda Upsilon Sorority, Inc. (ΣΛΥ) Psi Chapter

Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. highly prides itself as an organization of diverse collegiate and professional women dedicated to uplifting traditionally marginalized groups, specifically Latinos and women, by serving as a voice and means for empowerment.

Follow them on Instagram @slupsichapter!

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Chi Upsilon Sigma Sorority, Inc. (ΧΥΣ) Beta Sigma Colony

Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Incorporated recognizes the prejudices and obstacles facing the minority women of our communities, and dedicates themselves to improving these conditions and to working towards the betterment of all women.

Follow them on Instagram @cus_betasigma!

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Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (ΩΦΒ) Eta Chapter

The mission of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is to Serve and Educate people of diverse backgrounds through sisterhood, leadership, and guidance.

Follow them on Instagram @eta_betas!

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