Graduate Student Council (GSC)

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) promotes the welfare and concerns of the graduate student body and communicates with CGU faculty and administration on behalf of students. Learn more.

 

School & Department Student Associations

School of Community & Global Health Student Association (SCGH–SA)
Contact ruth.martinez@cgu.edu.

Student Council of Arts & Humanities (SCAH)
Contact janice.poss@cgu.edu.

 

Student Clubs & Organizations

Arts Media LA—Art Business students promoting the arts of the LA area.
Contact vanessa.canas@cgu.edu.

Association of Women’s Studies in Religion—Dedicated to furthering research, academic resources, intellectual conversation, and professional opportunities for scholars in CGU’s Women’s Studies in Religion program.
Contact janice.poss@cgu.edu.

Badminton Club—The Badminton Club offers opportunities to bring together badminton players and fans from CGU with diverse backgrounds to not just play badminton but socialize with each other.
Contact xiang.ao@cgu.edu.

CGU Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Violence—Dedicated to providing exemplary support and services for graduate students at The Claremont Colleges who are survivors of sexual violence.
Contact advocates@cgu.edu or visit our website .

CGU Christian Fellowship—Provides opportunities for Christians and others to grow in their faith and spirituality and to connect faith with reason on significant topics.
Contact john.mauger@cgu.edu.

CGU Ping Pong Club—Provides a platform to facilitate students’ physical exercise and communication beyond academia and to help students make friends and embrace different cultures at CGU.
Contact zhijun.gao@cgu.edu.

CGU Wellness Initiative—Advancing the professional development of individuals in the field of wellness.
Contact jennifer.nguyen@cgu.edu.

GenUN CGU Campus Chapter—GenUN is a national initiative of UNA-USA to engage amd energize young supporters around UN issues. As an action-oriented platform, GenUN provides a vehicle for young people to get involved in global issues. The GenUN Chapter of the Claremont Colleges is committed to leading CGU and the other 7Cs towards the implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Contact lauren.shaffer@cgu.edu.

GIS Club
Contact claudia.caceres@cgu.edu.

Graduate Student History Association
Contact anitra.bishop@cgu.edu.

Phenomenal Voices LA
Contact whitney.martinez@cgu.edu.

Pure (human) Debauchery
Contact susan.mangan@cgu.edu.

Society for Philosophy and Religion at Claremont
Contact john.mauger@cgu.edu.

Soka Gakkai International: USA Buddhists Club—Aims to cultivate a network of friendship, peace, and nonviolence based on the teachings of Nichiren school of Mahayana Buddhism as practiced in the Soka Gakkai International-USA. Contact victor.haynes@cgu.edu.

Student Parent Association
Contact claudia.caceres@cgu.edu.

Students for Global Peace
Contact kunaal.kapoor@cgu.edu.

Women in Leadership Association
Contact margo.welsh@cgu.edu.

 

Diversity Organizations

The Claremont Colleges Services offers a range of support services to foster diversity at The Claremont Colleges and help students from underrepresented populations thrive academically, socially, and culturally, ensuring a rich, diverse experience for all students. In addition, CGU’s Graduate School Council supports the creation of student associations that recognize students on the basis of gender identity, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. Please contact Dean of Students and Campus Life Quamina Carter for more information.

Chinese Students and Scholars Association
Contact zhou.fang@cgu.edu.

Claremont Korean Student Association
Contact minjae.yun@cgu.edu.

LatinX Graduate Student Union
Contact jenelle.nila@cgu.edu.

Queer Graduate Union—Advocacy group that provides a safe space and increases visibility and awareness of the interests impacting the LGBTQQIAA community at CGU and Keck Graduate Institute.

South Asian Student Association–Aims to bring the arts, food, and culture of the Indian subcontinent to CGU through events such as musical and dance performances. Contact sneha.suresh@cgu.edu.