Latinx Student Council (LSC)

The Latinx Student Council (LSC) is composed of student representatives from Latinx-based organizations and works closely with the Latino Cultural Center as the nexus of all Latinx-based student organizations at Purdue. The representatives meet with the director and the program coordinator of the LCC every other Monday throughout the semester to discuss collaborations, campus climate and Latinx students’ needs.

LSC organizations are included in our marketing materials, have access to a display case at the LCC and have after-hours access to the building.  If you would like for your organization to form part of the LSC, contact LCC Program Coordinator Juan Robles at robles11@purdue.edu.

Registered Student Organizations

AZA

Association of Zamorano Alumni (AZA)

Association of Zamorano Alumni (AZA) is a nonprofit student organization. The mission of the group is to support and advance professional development of Zamorano students and alumni in all academic, social and research activities at Purdue University. AZA aims to be the foremost association in finding career opportunities for Zamorano students at Purdue University and provide networking opportunities among AZA members. For more information, please contact ferna129@purdue.edu.

Brazilian Student Association (BRASA)

BRASA Purdue is a student organization that seeks to expand Purdue's understanding of Brazilian culture. Our primary goal is to bring cultural awareness to campus by organizing fun and informative events, such as typical food days, sports, dance, and music concerts.

Are you not Brazilian? It doesn't matter! You don't have to be Brazilian or speak Portuguese to join our organization! For more information, contact carvalho@purdue.edu

Caribbean Students Association (CSA)

Our purpose is to encourage and promote cultural exchange on campus while and fostering social and intellectual interactions among Caribbean students. For more information, contact caribsa-leaders@lists.purdue.edu.

Colombian Student Association at Purdue (CSAP)

The Columbian Student Association at Purdue (CSAP) is an organization intended as a key instrument of the integration of Colombian students to the campus, to promote and share the culture of our country. Also, to better prepare us to face the academic and professional challenges in the United States of America as well as in the rest of the world. For more information, please email csap@purdue.edu

Delta Phi Mu Sorority, Inc. (DPM)

Delta Phi Mu Sorority, Inc. (DPM) is a historically Latina, culturally-based service and social sorority. The sorority was founded by five strong, determined, and courageous young women on August 28, 1991, on the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus of Purdue University. Rooted in the hope of advancing young Hispanic women, the sisterhood was built upon a foundation of academic excellence, support, guidance and assistance to others. Delta Phi Mu Sorority is governed by the principles of scholarship, service, and sisterhood while promoting intercultural exchange. For more information, please contact deltaphimu1991@gmail.com.

DPR

Delta Pi Rho Fraternity, Inc. (DPR)

Delta Pi Rho Fraternity, Inc. (DPR) is a Latino-based fraternity that seeks to promote and uphold excellence in academics, leadership, loyalty, and brotherhood. For more information, please contact dprpurdue@gmail.com.

Tango

La Milonguera - Tango Club

La Milonguera is a student organization at Purdue University devoted to the promotion and enjoyment of everything related to Argentinean tango. Everyone is welcome! As part of our interest in tango, we offer three levels of classes in tango, milonga, and Argentine vals. Classes are open to everyone in the Lafayette-West Lafayette area. Singles and couples are welcome. In addition to scheduled classes, we organize workshops, field trips, movies, milonga parties, performances and more. For more information, please contact tango-club@purdue.edu

Latinx Graduate Student Organization (LGSO)

The organization is organized by three main committees to target Latino/a person/student development in a holistic manner and include the following: 

  1. Academic and Professional Development Committee shall provide workshops, networking activities and mentoring targeting Latino/a graduate, undergraduate, and secondary students.
  2. Community Service Committee shall coordinate projects in which LGSO members can volunteer time, service and resources to the Purdue/Greater Lafayette community focused on the purpose of advancing social justice.
  3. Social Committee shall plan activities that provide a fun, relaxed environment for members of the LGSO and implement activities geared towards raising funds for the LGSO. 

For more information, contact Jverduzc@purdue.edu.

Latinx Student Union (LSU)

Latinx Student Union creates awareness of the Latinx culture and promotes unity through student involvement in social, political, academic, and philanthropic activities. You don't have to be Latinx to be part of Latinx Student Union. Anyone can join! Contact lsu@purdue.edu for more information. 

MAES

MAES (Latinos in Science and Engineering)

MAES is a nationwide organization with a mission to promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists in the engineering and science world. For more information, please contact maes.purdue@gmail.com.

Mexican and Mexican-American Association (MAMA)

The Mexican and Mexican-American Association, understands the need for an organization that allows for the integral development of students with Mexican heritage and the manners in which it can serve to promote the integration of students to life at Purdue University. Our student organization provides a safe and charitable venue for adherents to any race and ethnicity to participate in the claims of culture. While this is a distinctly Mexican-focused organization, any student is welcome to become a member and learn, debate, and explore the connection of cultural pride, diversity, and inclusion.

For more information contact: abecerri@purdue.edu

Minortiy Technology Association (MTA)

Minority Technology Association (MTA) started in 1985. The motto for MTA is: "We Strive, Endure, Achieve...Always!" MTA is designed to bring minority students together from all majors in the Polytechnic Institute. MTA provides opportunities to network, become involved in community service projects, earn scholarships, and build friendships.

MTA continues to be dedicated to excellence in academic, personal, and professional growth.Through effective leadership and sincere, everlasting commitment, MTA has become, and will continue to be, one of the premiere student organizations on the campus of Purdue University.

Contact mtapurdue@gmail.com for more information. 
PRSA

Puerto Rican Student Association (PRSA)

The purpose of the Puerto Rican Student Association (PRSA) is to establish and maintain a comfortable environment for students at Purdue University. The organization will provide different academic, professional and sociocultural activities to encourage the discussion of Puerto Rican affairs. The PRSA will sponsor workshops, seminars, and conferences that focus on professional development for both undergraduate and graduate students. If you would like to be part of the Boricuas involved in the PRSA, you are welcome to join us. For more information, please email prsa@purdue.edu

Purdue Immigrant Allies (PIA)

Purdue Immigrant Allies (PIA) is a student-run advocacy group that gets students on Purdue’s campus and those living in the Greater Lafayette community actively involved in efforts to stand in solidarity with immigrants by raising awareness to key issues that immigrants living in the United States face and by taking steps to help make newcomers feel welcome, safe, and appreciated.

Contact loscompa@purdue.edu for more information. 

Dance Team

Purdue Latin and Ballroom Dance Team

The Latin Ballroom Club is a University organization that promotes the sport of ballroom dancing. Although our club focuses on the needs of college student dancers, we are open to all University affiliates as well as members of the local community. We offer multiple weekly group classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancers in social and competitive ballroom dancing. For more information, please contact secretary@purdueballroom.org.

Purdue Salsa Club

Salsa is the distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances. While we are committed in promoting salsa dancing to the Purdue community, we encourage your participation in enriching our social circle. For more information, please contact purduesalsa@gmail.com.

Queer Students of Color (QSOC)

Queer Students of Color strives to create an inclusive community that aims to empower and unite LGBTQ+ people of color. Creating an environment that promotes the experiences of LGBTQ+ people of color is necessary to have especially for those students who are isolated and/or wish to seek more information and history about underrepresented LGBTQ+ people of color in the United States.

For more information contact john1686@purdue.edu

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. 

We are a Brotherhood. Members of which represent and exude professionalism and humble intentions. Brothers of Sigma Lambda Beta work to forge network and build bonds on a social and professional level. We achieve thsi by living our four pillars: scholarship, community service, cultural awareness and brotherhood.

For more information contact alphaalpha.president@slbcentral.com

SLG

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. (SLG)

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. is a Latina-based multicultural sorority that primarily seeks excellence in Academics, Morals and Ethics, Cultural Awareness, Community Service, and Social Interaction. SLG is also the fastest growing fraternal organization in the nation. Interested in becoming a Woman of Distinction? For more information, please contact purdue.gammas@gmail.com.

SACNAS

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

The mission of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels. For more information, please contact purdue.sacnas@gmail.com

SHPE

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is leading, molding, and representing the Hispanic community in this professional arena through personal and professional development and socializing. For more information, please contact shpe.purdue.president@gmail.com

Society of Minority Managers

The Society of Minority Managers is designed to serve the broad educational needs of minority students of the Krannert School of Management by:

1. Establishing lines of communication between minority business students, business professionals, and the business employment market

2. Promoting professional and academic excellence among minority business students

3. Assisting the Krannert School of Management in the recruitment of minority students

For more information, please contact smm.krannert@gmail.com