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Graduate Student Clubs and Organizations

Association of Student Affairs Professionals (ASAP)

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The Association of Student Affairs Professionals (ASAP) at New York University is an organization primarily for current graduate students and alumni of the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The Association serves as the official graduate assembly and as such is committed to enhancing the experiences of our community. ASAP does so by providing educational, professional, and social opportunities that encourage personal growth and the development of core competencies related to the field of Higher Education/Student Affairs.

ASH Doctoral Student Forum

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The ASH Doctoral Student Forum supports doctoral students in the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Sciences and the Humanities, professionally, academically, and socially. In doing so, we provide support for teaching and TAing, professional development workshops to meet the needs of students, and social events that foster a sense of community amongst doctoral students.

Bilingual Language and Literacy Investigative and Networking Group (BLLING)

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BLLING is dedicated to conducting and discussing current research topics; offering education to teachers, speech-language pathologists, and other related professionals on bilingual language and literacy issues; and supporting the community through hosting family literacy workshops and other events to increase awareness of bilingual and biliteracy issues.

CSD (Communicative Sciences and Disorders) Ambassadors

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The CSD Student Ambassador Organization is a student-run group that strives to strengthen our community through building initiatives, sharing information, and uplifting peers. Our members have self-nominated or been nominated by CSD faculty, adjuncts or administrators based on their desire to help their community and help peers succeed. The organization works through active participation in student-led initiatives.

Food and Racial Equity Collective (FARE) 

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The Food and Racial Equity (F.A.R.E.) Collective is a space for self-identified graduate students of color in the Food Studies MA program at NYU Steinhardt. They aim to create grounds for socio-political dialogue, self-empowerment, and movement building for a socially just food system.

Food Studies Graduate Society 

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NYU Steinhardt’s Food Studies Graduate Society (FSGS) is a student group that organizes monthly events to engage the Graduate Food Studies Student Body. The events range from career panels, cooking/cultural food preparation lessons/workshops, farm tours of local growers, and informal/communal gatherings, often in collaboration with other student organizations. Our goal is to foster a greater sense of community in the Food Studies program to produce events and activities that benefit the needs of students. Dismantling inequity and injustice across platforms is work we must do to create real change. FSGS is committed to ensuring the representation and inclusivity of people from all identities, abilities, ages, and backgrounds in what we do.

International Education Student Board

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The International Education Student Board (IESB) is a board of International Education graduate students committed to creating social and professional events. The mission of IESB is to create a unified community across our student body. We aim to provide educational, social, and academic opportunities that will enrich the graduate experience in the International Education Program. Through this commitment, we hope to foster knowledge exchange and cross-cultural understanding. We aim to continue building lasting relationships between faculty, alumni, and current students.

Journal of Student Affairs

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The Journal of Student Affairs at New York University publishes articles on student development, professionalinevelopment, administrative concerns, and ground-breaking initiatives to improve student services. Students in the Higher the Education and Student Affairs program at NYU manage it.

MCC Student Association for the Master's in Media (SAMM)

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The MCC MA Student Association is a student organization representing the graduate student community at the Media, Culture, and Communication department. It acts as a liaison between graduate students and the department and Steinhardt administration, and also creates opportunities for professional and academic development.

NBASLH (National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing) Graduate Chapter at NYU

NBASLH Graduate Chapter at NYU is an organization for Black graduate students studying Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Our mission is to provide a space for Black students in the CSD field to connect to identify common interests and achieve common goals that align with the purpose, mission, and vision of the Association. The goal of NBASLH is to increase the number of Black speech, language and hearing professionals and improve service delivery quality to Black individuals with communication disorders and differences. This club will hold meetings, panels, and community service events to help support aspiring professionals.

Nevermind the Noise

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Nevermind the Noise is committed to the composition and performance of new experimental concert music. Rather than exploring the repertoire of an established tradition, our group seeks to break down common conceptions of what music is while engaging the greater NYC community through collaborative art projects and performances. The Nevermind the Noise Collective consists of graduate students at NYU Steinhardt.

Nutrition Graduate Society

The Nutrition Graduate Society (NGS) provides unique opportunities for students within the DPD/MS in Clinical Nutrition Program at NYU to foster community and develop professionalism through diverse speaker and networking events. This club holds regular meetings to inform students of academic, research, and professional opportunities within (or related to) the dietetics field. Areas of focus include Clinical Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Private Practice Nutrition, Nutrition Research, and more!

NSSLHA (National Student Speech Language Hearing Association) NYU Graduate Chapter

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The mission of NSSLHA is to promote awareness of Communicative Sciences and Disorders through volunteering for the department, campus, and the community. Additionally, NSSLHA enhances the knowledge of group members with speakers and experiences.

Society for Statistics (Stats) Club

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The Society for Statistics Students ("Stats Club") fosters a community for NYU students interested in statistics and data science. We cultivate networks across NYU and the broader STEM sector and provide professional development opportunities for students pursuing quantitative careers. We also host workshops, career panels, and social events all in the pursuit of enriching students’ knowledge of statistics and data science.

Society of Women in Technology (SWiTCH)

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The Society of Women in Technology (SWiTCH) is a student-run club primarily for women technology students at NYU, both graduate and undergraduate, though all are welcome to join. SWiTCH empowers women to succed in technology-related fields, be they academic or professional, with an emphasis on music technology and the industry and arts professions. SWiTCH comprises engineers, scientits, artists, musicians, educators, and music industry professionals who strive to inspire and learn from one another. Through SWiTCH, women network, collaborate, and share ideas.

Steinhardt Black Society

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As members of the melanated society, we strive to love ourselves and each other, empower the community, and promote social consciousness. We embrace our resilience in the face of adversity. We commit to uplifting the standard of Black Excellence. We promise to acknowledge community peers because we know that united we stand, divided we fall. With this pledge, we will spread black love.

Steinhardt Dance Education Association (SDEA)

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The SDEA is affiliated with the National Dance Education Organization and its local state affiliate, the New York State Dance Education Association. The organization affords students the unique opportunity to enter into a continuous dialogue about the current state of dance arts education and other pressing issues pertinent to the field of dance. The SDEA will strengthen the growing web among students interested in dance education, providing a forum for intellectual and creative exchange.

Steinhardt Latinx Graduate Student Association (SLGSA)

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Steinhardt LatinX Graduate Student Association (SLGSA) is an organization created to represent the needs and interests of the LatinX Community. It is the mission of SLGSA to build a familia within the Steinhardt Community and expand the graduate student of color network at large. Our goal is to bring students of LatinX backgrounds together and to bring awareness to injustices faced by the LatinX community, including the complexities of race and class issues within the LatinX diaspora. We seek to encourage dialogue and engagement through socials, community service, professional development, speakers series, and a variety of other community events. Through this mission we hope to strengthen our community ties and to build together- porque “en la union esta la fuerza”(because- in unity there is strength) .

Student National Association of Teachers of Singing (SNATS)

NYU SNATS is a student chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Our chapter encourages high standards of singing and pedagogy practices, using pragmatic approaches to build each other up as members of a community, as well as offering networking opportunities nationwide. The NYU chapter promotes opportunities to work with professionals through master classes and seminars in a hybrid Zoom/in person model. Members have the opportunity to participate in national, state, and regional competitions. We welcome any student (all program levels) interested in the advancement of healthy and expressive singing.

Steinhardt Occupational Therapy Organization (SOTA)

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The New York University Student Occupational Therapy Association (NYU SOTA) will provide a community specifically for NYU graduate OT students outside of the classroom. The Association will promote diversity and equality among students to encourage strong professional relationships, through study groups, social events, and philanthropic activities, the Association will facilitate individual and communal growth.


Become a Steinhardt GSO Sponsored Club

To become recognized as a Steinhardt GSO-sponsored Club, you must follow these procedures:

  • Have a club adviser who is a staff, administrator or faculty member of NYU Steinhardt.
  • Construct and submit a club constitution.
  • A statement describing the unique niche/need the organization will fulfill that is not currently being addressed by an existing Steinhardt organization.
  • Have seven (7) members (including a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer).
  • Submit the above information to the Steinhardt GSO Executive Board Office to

Upon approval, Steinhardt GSO will instruct you, via email, on the next steps. 

The GSO Treasurer will share the procedure for requesting funds once your club is registered. Please note that clubs MUST attend monthly GSO Town Hall meetings in order to secure funding.

Returning School Clubs

Each club must submit an updated copy of their constitution, if applicable, and a roster of the new e-board.

Event Funding Resources

Club/Department Reimbursement Instructions