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Student Clubs and Organizations

Undergraduate Clubs and Organizations

Undergraduate Steinhardt students have access to many creative, educational, and informational clubs that add to the college experience overall. Check out our list of clubs below!

Applied Psychology Undergraduate (APUG) Club

When we meet: TBA

What we're about: The Applied Psychology Undergraduate Club (APUG) is a student-run organization dedicated to providing opportunities for students to enhance their understanding and appreciation of psychology through a variety of social, professional development, and community service activities. Our traditional events include the Midnight Run, Finals Breakfast, and the Registration Event. We provide a community for students with interests in psychology to become acclimated to student and social life in an enjoyable and educational environment. We also provide opportunities for social and educational activities that encourage understanding of and appreciation for the field of psychology as well as engaging in community service activities related to the field of psychology. For more information, please visit the APUG website.

Our executive board:

  • President: Khirad Siddiqui
  • Vice President/Treasurer: Brianda Hickey
  • Community Service Chair: Maggie Zhang
  • Director of Outreach: Sarah Gouriche
  • USG Representative: Rodney Lin
  • Psych Liaison: Sohini Das
  • Director of Operations: Cynthia Wang

Contact Us:

Email: apug.club@nyu.edu

American Sign Language (ASL) Club

When we meet: Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 PM 

What we're about: ASL Club is dedicated to Deaf culture and American Sign Language. We act as support for anyone in the ASL classes and for those interested in American Sign Language but have not yet been immersed. During our meetings we talk about important deaf individuals, play games involving sign language, discuss controversial issues within Deaf Culture, and organize events that expose our members to an in-depth signing/cultural experience. ASL Club at NYU is a place where anyone from the novice to the expert can come to improve their signing skills. We play games, have discussions, and learn from each other all in a non-pressure environment. Our meetings are voices-off! To keep up with our meeting themes, times, and locations, ask to be added to our email list by emailing us at aslclubnyu@gmail.com. We look forward to signing with you!

Our executive board:

  • Co-Presidents: Olivia Sidoti and Maria Nakis
  • Treasurer: Amber Pedersen
  • Secretary: Alex Capella
  • USG Representative: Shmico Orosco

Contact us:

Email: aslclubnyu@gmail.com

Social Media: FacebookInstagram, and Twitter

Classical Voice Collective

When we meet: Events throughout the semester

What we're about: It is our mission to provide students greater exposure to the world of opera and Art songs, as well as provide more performance opportunities in these genres including putting on an opera every year and other professional development events.

Our executive board:

  • Co-Presidents: Mary Rice and Katie Robinson
  • Treasurer: Regina Fierro
  • Secretary: Chloe Clements
  • Social Media/PR Chair: Erica Bigelow
  • USG Representative: Emily Phelan

Contact us:

Email: nyucvc@gmail.com

Social Media: Instagram

Communications Club

When we meet: Our meetings vary but they usually happen two times a month and around 6:30pm on a weekday night. Site visits usually happen 2-3 times a semester and take place on Fridays.

What we're about: The Communications Club at New York University works alongside the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication in making sure each and every member is informed, prepared, and confident to enter the field of communications. We provide networking opportunities through academic seminars, collaborations with New York City communications centers, and have consistent contact with professors, advisers, alumni, and other students. Some of the companies we've invited in the past to speak include Google, 360i, BuzzFeed, and Ogilvy and Mather. We've also hosted site visits at Nielsen, Facebook, and Tumblr. Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Our executive board:

  • Co-Presidents: Ashley Chicola 
  • VP of Events & Production: Nora Rigney
  • VP of Events and Production: Sara Levy
  • VP of University Affairs: Karen Chang
  • VP of Communications and Design: Joyce Kwon
  • VP of Community Affairs: Yale Buchwald
  • VP of Communications: Sohyung Lew

Contact us: 

Email: nyucommclub@gmail.com

Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

Composers' Collective

When we meet: The first and third Wednesday of every month in the main conference room on the 6th floor of Steinhardt.

What we are about: NYU Composers' Collective (CC) exists, first and foremost, to promote the music of NYU Steinhardt composers. The title of composer is not exclusively referring to those pursuing a major in Music Theory and Composition, but to all who contribute to expanding the repertoire of contemporary music. With each event, we strive to spotlight and showcase the wide range of talents found at our school: cutting edge concert composers, film composers, songwriters, and electronic music composers are all to be given opportunities for promotion and exposure. The wide variety of events CC puts on—concerts, guest speakers, workshops, etc.—attempt to service the needs of music-makers of all types and genres, expanding the opportunities offered to those who study music at NYU Steinhardt. 

Our executive board:

  • President: Alex Mumford
  • Vice President: Sebastian Zel
  • Treasurer: Judith Moy
  • Secretary: Ellen Hardcastle
  • Program Director: Tae Hong Park

Contact us: 

Email: nyucomposerscollective@gmail.com 

Social Media: Facebook

Club EAT

When we meet: Thursdays at 6:45pm |  411 Lafayette St - 5th Floor Conference Room 

What we're about: (Eating. Affecting. Talking. As passionate students within the fields of nutrition, dietetics, and food studies, we come together with the common interests of reaching out to the public through volunteer work, expanding our own professionalism through career development, and enjoying the process with social events. Some traditional events include film screenings, cooking demos, holiday eating, and networking events.

Our executive board

  • Co-Presidents: Christina Son and Tiffany Bryant 
  • Secretary: Julia Heath
  • Treasurer: Angela Wang
  • Publicity Chairs: Natalie Vallone & Annabelle Li.
  • Media Chairs: Alexa Sosa & Esin Baskaya
  • First Year Representatives: TBA

Contact us:

Email: clubeatnyu@gmail.com

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram

Music Technology Student Ambassadors

When we meet: Wednesdays at 2pm |  Steinhardt Education Building - 8th Floor

What we're about: The Music Technology Student Ambassadors aim to act as a bridge between those of all skill levels interested in Music Technology and other related musical and technical fields. Our goal is to close the gap between undergraduates, masters, PhD students, and faculty members as well as musical researchers in the NYU network in order to open up opportunities for collaboration and growth in the field. We host workshops and networking opportunities open to any students interested in the intersection of technology and music, and work to make communication and collaboration between students, faculty, and other music programs more fluid.

Our executive board

  • Senior Co-Chairs: Christy Welch and Jaye Sosa
  • Junior Chair: Amelia Murray
  • Sophomore Chair: Jalen Sariñana Edington

Contact us:

Social Media: Instagram

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSHLA)

When we meet: Mondays at 6:45-7:45PM | Bobst

What we're about: NYU NSSLHA is an academically based student-run organization designed to meet the needs and interests of students studying communicative sciences and disorders.  In addition to addressing academic concerns, the group performs community service and organizes social events for its members.Traditional events include the Walk4Hearing and the Winter Banquet. NSSLHA also runs a mentorship program to connect incoming students and upperclassmen. This Chapter strives to: encourage professional interest among college and 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.

Our executive board:

  • President: Taylor Iannotta
  • Vice President: Emily Maher
  • Treasurer:  Dean Terki
  • Public Relations & Social Media Directors:  Chloe Thorburn and Eliza Alden
  • Class Representatives: Adrianna Bazella and Taylor Iannota
  • Secretary: Annika Canta
  • USG Representative: Shmico Orosco
  • First Year & Second Year Reps: Janie Rist and Elizabeth Barbier

Contact us: 

Email: nsslha.nyu@gmail.com

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram

Student Music Educators of NYU (SMENYU)

When we meet: Tuesdays at 6:45-7:45pm | Steinhardt Ed Building -11th Floor Conference Room 

What we're about: SMENYU is a club dedicated to the advocacy of music through service and education.  All majors are welcome!  Our mission is to provide the resources and opportunities for students concerned with issues in music education to come together with each other and with faculty for the purposes of professional development and networking, as well as outreach to the community!  Look out for our annual Concert for A Cause, which provides performance opportunities for all Steinhardt students and raises money for music programs across NYC!

Our executive board:

  • President: Juliana Duenas
  • Vice-President:  Clare Marks
  • Treasurer:  Katie Gordon
  • Secretary:  Dora Banyai
  • Programs Chair: Kristen Burnette
  • Social Media Chairs:  Katie Westerlund and Valesca Gongora 
  • USG Representative:  Alexis Gonzalez
  • Freshman Liaisons:  Valesca Gongora, Will Johnson, and Sakari Selva

Contact us: 

Email: smenyu@gmail.com

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram

Teaching and Learning Club

When we meet: Mondays 7-8PM | Pless 3

What we're about: We are a club for Teaching and Learning students who wish to discuss issues surrounding education, and participate in service projects. We are a club for Steinhardt students who are passionate about education both in the classroom and out. Throughout the year, we host community service and community building events, such as volunteering in schools through our annual book drives, card-making for local hospitals, and more social events like crafting and trivia nights.

Our mission is to connect with the students not only in Teaching and Learning, but anyone in Steinhardt who is interested in education or teaching. We tend to host one to two events per month. Our events will range on date and time each meeting, to try and meet the schedules of everyone. Attendance is not required, but it is encouraged!

Our executive board:

  • President: Cristina Sacco
  • Secretary: Trevor Weiss
  • Treasurer: Emily Lourim
  • Event Coordinator:  Destinee Anderson

Contact us: 

Email: crs579@nyu.edu (President)

Social Media: Facebook PageFacebook Group, and Instagram

Uproar Theater Corps (Uproar)

When we meet: Sunday Mornings | Pless Hall

What we're about: We are a theatre club devoted to producing new theatrical works as well as sponsoring workshops, panels, and theatrical competitions for the Steinhardt community. We aim to create an environment where students can involve themselves in theatre. We welcome new theatre goers and encourage students to experiment with their traditional ideas of theatre as well as their role in theatre.

Our executive board:

  • Co-Presidents: Callie Llewellyn and Teddy Arcidiacono
  • Vice President: Emma Burnham
  • Membership Liaison: Sarah Simon
  • Secretary - Lilly Stannard
  • Treasurer: Callie Llewellyn

Contact us: 

Email: uproartheatre@gmail.com 

Social Media: FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

Steinhardt Graduate Student Clubs and Organizations

Association of Student Affairs Professionals

Club Contact: asap.club@nyu.edu

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. 

ASH Doctoral Student Forum

Club Contact: hmss-docforum@nyu.edu

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.

Diversity and Inclusion Student Committee

DISC is a student-organized committee that seeks to address various community needs within Steinhardt, including fostering cultural competency skills in academic and professional settings, building a more inclusive community, and integrating more practices within the program that serve students of all backgrounds. The purpose of DISC is to both give a space to students to speak about diversity and inclusion, as well as create events for students to get involved and act on it. The committee independently organizes or collaborates with other organizations both department-wide and university-wide to coordinate additional guest speaker sessions, workshops, trainings, and events. DISC will also weekly notify students of any relevant events happening around the city and provide resources and readings for additional learning.

Food Studies Grad Society

The Association of The Food Studies Grad Society's purpose is to provide support to students of the Food Studies master's program at New York University with the intent of creating a greater sense of community within the degree program. This club will hold regular meetings and events to keep students engaged and informed of school, department, research, and professional opportunities.  

Food and Racial Equity Collective (FARE) 

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

Human Development & Social Interventions (HDSI) Graduate Society

The HDSI Grad Society's purpose is to provide support to students enrolled in the HDSI Master's program at NYU. This club holds regular informational meetings and informal events to help keep students informed about degree requirements, research- and school-related opportunities, and also to promote a sense of community within our degree program.

International Education Student Board 

Club Contact: steinhardt.iesb-group@nyu.edu

The International Education Student Board (IESB) is a board of International Education graduate students who are committed to creating both 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 the exchange of knowledge and cross-cultural understanding. We aim to continue building lasting relationships between faculty, alumni, and current students.

Journal of Student Affairs (JoSA) 

Club Contact: josa.nyu@gmail.com

The Journal of Student Affairs at New York University publishes articles dealing with student development, professional development, administrative concerns, and ground-breaking initiatives to improve student services. It is managed by students in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at NYU.

MCC MA Student Association

Club Contact: mcc.masa@nyu.edu

The MASA stands for the MCC MA Student Association, an organization that represents the MA student community at MCC in Steinhardt. If you would like to know fellow students in the program, come to our events! MASA offers a variety of events for students to get more involved.

Society for Statistics Students

Club Contact: nyustatsclub@gmail.com

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) 

Club Contact: nyuswitch@gmail.com

The Society of Women In TeCHnology (SWITCH) is a student-run club for women technology students at NYU, both graduate and undergraduate. SWITCH empowers women to succeed in technology-related fields, be it academic or professional, with an emphasis on music technology and the industry and arts professions. (SWITCH) is made up of engineers, scientists, artists, musicians, educators and music industry professionals who strive to inspire and learn from one and other. Through SWITCH, women are given an opportunity to network, collaborate, and share ideas.

Steinhardt Black Graduate Society (SBGS)

Club Contact: sbgs@nyu.edu

Steinhardt Black Graduate Society (SBGS) creates space for Black graduate students and their allies. We seek to build community within Steinhardt with the goal of expanding the NYU black graduate network at large. This association will not only bring us together but also bring awareness to injustices affecting the Black community. Overall, we ensure and encourage dialogue through socials, community service, professional development, speakers series, and a variety of other events. Through this mission we hope to strengthen our community and to build together for united we stand and divided we fall.

Steinhardt LatinX Graduate Student Association (SLGSA)

Club Contact: slgsa@nyu.edu

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 students of color network at large. Our goal is to bring students of LatinX backgrounds and allies 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).

Steinhardt Graduate Composers

Club Contact: Leo Chang  at leo.chang@nyu.edu

NeverMind the Noise (Steinhardt Graduate Composers) puts on professional productions of original concert music to engage the wider NYU community.

Steinhardt Counseling Association

Club Contact: sca.steinhardt@gmail.com

The purpose of the Steinhardt Counseling Association (SCA) is to keep all counseling graduate students informed of program specific and graduate wide social events, to connect and provide students with professional development and research opportunities, and to link students to counseling and/or psychology academic life. The club serves as a platform where students can engage in a dialogue with the mental health and school counseling programs and the psychology field at large. The SCA also creates a supportive environment for students in our mentorship programs, where both student and faculty mentors can share their experiences and help guide student professional development. Finally, the SCA supports students’ social and emotional transitions from the program and into their careers.

Therapy Collective

The mission of the Therapy Collective shall be to bring together Steinhardt graduate students enrolled in therapeutic programs (art, drama, music, counseling, speech, occupational and physical therapy) in order to network, collaborate, and share our diverse approaches to helping patients and clients. Additionally, our aim is to advocate for all therapeutic disciplines and consequently our club is open to any and all members of Steinhardt who may be interested in learning more about the therapies involved in the collective.

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, member, administrator or faculty member.
  • 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 7 E-Board members.
  • Submit the above information to the Steinhardt GSO Executive Board Office on the 3rd Floor of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

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

The GSO Treasurer will explain 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