Graduate Student Organizations

Asian Students in Alliance

The purpose for A.S.I.A is to serve as a support network for Asian graduate students and allies through personal and professional development and as a promoter of diversity, justice, and collaboration within the University of San Diego community and local constituents. For more information, please contact Yang Jiang - 

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National Black Law Students Association

In addition to promoting the purpose of the National Black Law Student Association, the purpose of USD BLSA is to utilize the resources of USD School of Law and the legal community to articulate and promote the educational, professional, political, and social needs of the black law students at USD; facilitate discourse and professionalism among all law students; and instill a greater sense of commitment to the needs of the black community. For more information, please contact Taylor O'Neal, President -


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 to create a sense of pride and community at the University of San Diego. BGSA serves as a support network for graduate students of African descent, and provides resources that will enhance academic and career success of current graduate and professional students. BGSA will make an effort in developing a network of emerging scholars of African descent, who are dedicated and sensitive to the needs and concerns of an increasingly diverse academic community. We encourage scholarship opportunities, promote social connections, community service, inclusion, innovation, and self-determination. For more information, please contact Stephenie Knox -


SOLES Latinx Graduate Student Association

The Latinx Graduate Student Association (LGSA) is an organization dedicated to creating a support and social network for Chicanx/Latinx graduate students at the University of San Diego (USD). We encourage and facilitate communication between graduate students and faculty/staff who identify at Chicanx, Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Mexican/Mexican-American, Filipnx/Filipnx-American and other underrepresented communities at USD through coalition-building and allyship. For more information, please contact Judith Romero -


Pride Law

USD Pride Law seeks a university and world community which respects and embraces the uniqueness and contributions of every individual. Pride Law affords an opportunity for sharing ideas and values from the traditions and history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQIA) communities. We also seek to advance understanding of legal issues affecting the LGBTQIA communities and provide networking opportunities for law students in the San Diego community. For more information, please contact Sam Wilson, President -