Clubs and Organizations
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.
The purpose of the BSU 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 BSU is an educational, social, and political force on campus to represent and advocate the concerns, problems, and image of black students. Students can bring about a positive change through working collectively, united together.
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.
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.
The purpose of PRIDE is to create and promote awareness for the LGBTQIA+ 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 LBGTQIA+ community regarding health, well-being, and support, and educate each other and members of the campus community on issues of importance regarding LGBTQIA+ equality.
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.
A student organization designed to allow students the opportunity to share their experiences as first-generation students (first in their immediate families to attend college), and to creating a safe and supportive space to connect
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.
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 purpose of the Gender Studies and Intersectionality 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.