Black Student Organizations

African Student Union

The African Student Union is a safe space for all people to get together and learn more about Africa and the beautiful cultures that are within it. Most of the people in this club are from Africa and are willing to share and learn more about their continent. Come by and discover more.

General body meetings are held Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Life Pavilion 310. For more information, please email or contact Mayamiko Matabwa at

Black Student Union (BSU) 

Black Student Union: Brothers & Sisters United actively pursue recruitment and retention of under-represented students to, and at, the University of San Diego. The Black Student Union acts as an umbrella for other Black organizations in the University of San Diego community. The Black Student Union promotes awareness and education on the contributions of Blacks in a historical, political, social, and economic context. The Black Student Union fosters an environment of unity and cooperation among its members and other San Diego community organizations/groups.

General meeting is every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the Black Student Resource Commons, Student Life Pavilion, Room 412.

For more information, please contact the BSU at

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

More than 29,900 members, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations in the country. Founded in 1975, NSBE now includes more than 394 College, Pre-College, and Technical Professional/Alumni chapters in the United States and abroad. NSBE's mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsibly black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."

Black Graduate Student Association

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) is an interdisciplinary, student initiated, student-run organization that is dedicated to uniting students, faculty, and alumni of African descent to create a sense of pride and community at the University of San Diego. We encourage scholarship opportunities, promote social connections, community service, and self-determination.