Monmouth University celebrates diversity and inclusion through a number of clubs and organizations that are open to all students. Below is a listing of some of our clubs and organizations. View a complete list of all our clubs & organizations.
African–American Student Union (AASU)
The purpose of the AASU is to provide a forum for students with a common bond to unify and support each other, and share the cultural achievements of black people within the University community. The AASU is an educational, social, and political force on campus to represent and advocate the concerns, problems, and image of African American students. Students can bring about a positive change through working collectively, united together.
Association of Latino Professionals for American (ALPFA)
ALPFA expands opportunities for students who seek careers in accounting, finance, business and business-related fields by empowering them to develop as leaders through the management of chapters, delivering quality student programs focused on professional development, providing access to our industry network of professional members and sponsors, offering access to scholarship programs and creating opportunities to network with other students.
Catholic Campus Ministry
The Catholic Centre at Monmouth University is a relaxed home atmosphere where all students are able to grow spiritually, meet new friends, and learn more about the Catholic faith. Events include Sunday Mass, bible study, a coffeehouse, retreats, and BBQs.
The purpose of the Chabad Club is to offer students a chance to meet Jewish students and build Jewish life; to make a place where students socialize in a comfortable home-like setting with great friends, superb food and stimulating discussions; to create a forum where one can question their faith and not be afraid of judgment, to make partnership between students to help create cutting edge programming, plan social active projects and offer volunteer community opportunities; to be a center for prayer and study, where one can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Jewish heritage and to promote the growth, understanding, awareness and appeal of Judaism. The Chabad Club is open to everyone interested.
Chinese Student Association
The purpose of the Chinese Student Association is to create a closer bond among the Chinese students at Monmouth and Chinese residents in the community. The organization also helps people of other cultures to have a further understanding of Chinese culture. The organization helps Chinese students reach their goals of assimilating into University life, doing well in school, and having recreational activities of interest to them.
Gender Studies Club
The purpose of the Gender Studies Club is to promote gender equality among Monmouth University and the surrounding communities; to promote an understanding of how gender inequality intersects with other forms of inequality such as race, class and sexuality; to communicate, understand, and attempt to find resolutions for the issues of gender injustice and these related forms of inequality for all members of society; to facilitate an open and stereotype-free atmosphere where every type of person will feel welcome regardless of gender, sexuality, race, ability, age or national origin; to organize events related to these themes.
Global Service Project
The purpose of Global Service Project is to help Monmouth University students become more aware of global issues and to enable students to study abroad for internships. Membership is open to all currently enrolled full-time students of any major or minor.
The purpose of CRU is to provide students with Christian fellowship, help them grow closer to God and stronger in their faith, and inform them about who God is and how to know Him personally as revealed in the Bible. The group is open to all students with an interest.
The purpose of Hillel is to provide facilities, guidance, and organization for religious, cultural, educational, and social welfare for Jewish students at Monmouth University in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Hillel Foundation. Hillel also provides the general student population with a better understanding and appreciation of the Jewish culture. Membership is open to all students.
History and Anthropology Club
The purpose of the club is to promote fellowship among anthropology and history majors. The society welcomes all Monmouth students to participate in lectures and activities that stimulate interest in the various ethnic cultures that exist both on and off campus.
Monmouth University currently enrolls approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate students representing more than twenty countries. The International Club has traditionally been active in promoting international student life on campus and in the surrounding community. Club membership is open to all Monmouth students (regardless of national origin). Students new to Monmouth are encouraged to attend biweekly meetings and semester activities. The International Club assists new students with orientation to the campus and with the cultural/social life in the United States.
The Italian Club was established to promote the growth, understanding, awareness, and appeal for Italian culture. It also provides support and opportunities for the co-curricular experience at Monmouth. Anyone interested in the Italian culture is welcome to join.
Latin American Student Organization
LASO encourages and initiates relationships between Hispanic and non-Hispanic students through multicultural awareness, promotes the need for pursuing a higher education within minority communities, and allows a forum in which potential members
can work toward common goals. The organization’s goals are to be recognized as fundamental leaders in the University community, serve in numerous ways, and reach out to members of all communities, especially to those of Latin and minority backgrounds, advocating that there is strength in numbers.
Muslim Student Association
The Muslim Student Association was established to facilitate the practice of Islam and to encourage and enhance friendship and cooperation among Muslim students. The group also cultivates a positive image of Islam and Muslims in the University community.
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)
The National Council of Negro Women’s purpose shall be to foster a wide student interest and participation in activities by providing leadership, programs, and services. Any student of the Monmouth University community is welcome to become a member.
National Student Speech, Language, Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
The purpose of the Chapter is to aid the students of Monmouth University by providing support to encourage professional interest among college university students in the study of human communication sciences and disorders, provide continuity to the dissemination of professional information, and to provide a vehicle for student representation in matters of professional concern.
The purpose of the Spanish Club is to increase Monmouth University’s awareness of the Hispanic culture by putting together a variety of events to promote student involvement, to become involved with the surrounding Hispanic community through community service, and to provide opportunities for both language and social development for Spanish majors and minors.
S.P.E.C.T.R.U.M. Sexuality, Pride, Education, Community, Truth, Respect, and Unity at Monmouth
The purpose of SPECTRUM is to create and promote awareness for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and queer/ questioning community within Monmouth. To provide an open and safe atmosphere for students on campus, share ideas among one another, offer an opportunity for social contacts, supply resources to the LBGTQ community regarding health, well-being, and support, and educate each other and members of the campus community on issues of importance regarding LGBTQ equality.
Student Activities Board (SAB)
SAB is the events-planning board of Monmouth University. SAB provides entertainment for the entire student body. All students are welcome to help plan and promote movies, concerts, comedians, special events, lectures, novelty acts, trips, and multicultural events. SAB works with professional performers to provide a wide variety of entertainment.
Student Advocating Girls’ Education (SAGE)
The purpose of SAGE is to promote and protect the right of women and girls nationally and internationally, to have access to education and opportunities, provide an opportunity for students to work at educating, and supporting the need for education for girls worldwide. Raise awareness about gender based discrimination, violence against women, and how education can help society combat such issues.
Study Abroad Club
The Study Abroad Club is an organization set up to promote growth, understanding, awareness, and appeal for studying abroad while in college, for those who are interested in studying abroad or traveling, as well as for those who have returned from or have been involved with studying abroad or traveling.
The purpose of the Veterans’ Association is to promote growth, understanding, awareness, and charity for all veterans attending Monmouth University. The club raises awareness among the members of the MU community of the contributions veterans have, can, and will make. The club also supports the co-curricular experience at Monmouth University.
Fraternities & Sororities
Lambda Theta Phi
Lambda Theta Phi is a non-profit social fraternity in the United States. It was founded on December 1, 1975 as a Latino Fraternity in the U.S. at Kean College in Union, New Jersey. It emphasizes Latin unity and the celebration of the Latin culture. Although Lambda Theta Phi is Latino by tradition, membership is open to all college males. The organization strives to make an impact on not just undergraduate students, but also their surrounding community at large, through positive social actions. Lambda Theta Phi’s goals are to promote scholarship, Latin unity, respect for all cultures and brotherhood.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. began as a vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college- educated women. The sorority has grown into a union of over 250,000 college-trained women who are bound by a powerful mystique, a real moving factor in the lives of students in more than 400 institutions of higher learning; it is one of the most solvent corporations in the world today. Its membership is comprised of distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service. AKA has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide and promoting peace.
Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority Inc.
Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority, Inc., began in 1975 and became incorporated in 1979. This academic and service sorority opened the Tau chapter at Monmouth in Spring 1994. Lambda Theta Alpha serves as a support system for the ladies of the organization and is devoted to helping and volunteering in the community. A sorority based on heritage, LTA takes great pride in their sisters’ various cultures and welcomes women of any nationality. With their burgundy and gray colors, Lambda Theta Alpha continues its growth at Monmouth University with unity, love, and respect.