Find Black Student Organizations

USC Black Student Assembly

The Black Student Assembly is an umbrella organization that oversees recognized Black student organizations at the University of Southern California.  USC BSA is an assembly of the Programming Branch of the USC Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Black Graduate Student Network


The Black Graduate Student Network is a graduate student organization focused on connecting Black graduate students across departments and disciplines. 

USC African American Cinema Society

The mission of the USC African-American Cinema Society is to highlight and promote art and artists who are invested in showcasing complex and sophisticated representations of blackness and the black diaspora.

African Americans in Health

African Americans in Health is a student run campus organization centered on the goals of supporting African Americans in their pursuit of careers in the health industry. This includes the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health. The organization provides academic support as well as opportunities to receive guidance from professionals working in different health fields. 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.


Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African American Men, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of brotherhood among African descendants in this country.

 Alpha Delta Chapter

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind”.

 Iota Beta Chapter

Black Business Student Association

The Black Business Student Association is a student organization that operates under the USC Marshall School of Business and is dedicated to preparing students of all backgrounds and areas of study to succeed in the professional world by providing them with numerous resources and opportunities.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment events, guest speaker presentations, career development sessions, networking opportunities, and more.

Black Campus Ministries

BCM is an extension of InterVarsity Trojan Christian Fellowship. We aim to make Christian community more accessible to the black community at USC and to develop quality Christian leaders. 

Brothers Breaking B.R.E.A.D.

Brothers Breaking B.R.E.A.D. (BBB) is a student organization founded by black men at the University of Southern California. The word BREAD is an acronym that stands for Barriers, Regrets, Egos, Animosity, and Doubt. The organization was designed to congregate and empower black men on campus who oftentimes have no designated space of brotherly fellowship. BBB acts as a hub for black male excellence and leadership. 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and provide assistance to those in need and is committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.

Upsilon Chapter

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Indiana University and upholds a motto of Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor.   

Beta Omega Chapter

Motivate & Empower

At Motivate & Empower, we inspire social responsiveness among students, and motivate them to empower their local communities.

National Association of Black Journalists

The National Association of Black Journalists at the University of Southern California(NABJ USC) is the official student NABJ chapter at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.  NABJ USC is an organization of undergraduate and graduate degree student journalists, alumni and media professionals that provides quality on and off-campus programs and services to and advocated on behalf of black journalists in the Southern California area.

National Black Pre-Law Student Association

The mission of NBLSA is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

National Society of Black Engineers

By assisting students at the collegiate, pre-college, and alumni level, NSBE has accomplished more for the black engineering community than any other organization in the world.  Founded in 1978, the USC Chapter of NSBE is an official member organization of the Center for Engineering Diversity (CED), and works closely with SHPE, SWE, MEGA, and QuEST to foster unity within the engineering community.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically black college (Howard University). Founded by three undergraduate students and a faculty adviser, the fraternity is guided by the principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift were adopted as Cardinal Principles.

Lambda Chapter

Pan African Student Association

PASA aims to build a community that allows students interested in the Pan-African experience to engage in meaningful interactions geared towards the furtherance of social, educational and cultural growth within the USC Pan-African Community.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard Universit, by three young African-American male students who   wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service as “a part of” the general community rather than “apart from” the general community. 

Nu Upsilon Chapter

Saved By Grace Gospel Choir


Originally the “USC Gospel Choir,” Saved by Grace was formed in September 1998. SBG Our Mission is to spread the good news of Jesus Christ. Through song, fellowship and community service, we are dedicated to promoting spiritual and personal development, regardless of background.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. 

 Theta Epsilon Chapter

Sistah Circle

Sistah Circle aims to provide space for women in graduate programs at USC who self- identify as Black to connect with one another and examine personal, academic, professional and social challenges and successes. The program’s mission is grounded in Black Feminist Thought which posits that Black women need safe spaces to participate in activities that give them voice, self definition, and belonging (Collins, 2000). The program launched in the Fall 2016 school year. 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded at Howard University by five dynamic women.  Our members are active in their respective communities and hold dear the ideals of Service, Scholarship, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood.

  Gamma Lambda Chapter