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Student Groups

There are hundreds of groups on campus that are looking for new members. For information about related on-campus student organizations please visit

If your student group has an international focus or is sponsored by one of our member centers please send us email with the name of your group, 1-2 sentence description and an email/website where people can get more information.

International Institute Student Association (IISA)

Its specific focus is for majors and minors of the International Institute Interdepartmental Programs, but membership is open to anyone with an interest in international issues. Contact them by email or read an article about one of their meetings.

Undergraduate International Relations Society

The Undergraduate International Relations Society, or UIRS, is a UCLA student organization sponsored by the Burkle Center. They are committed to promoting interest in the field of foreign affairs. Learn more ».

International Students Association

To educate the UCLA community on international and cultural issues. The ISA will serve to ease the cultural transition for international students by sponsoring various social and educational activities. Learn more »

African Activist Association

Mission to provide an organization on campus where Africanists across disciplines can work together to increase awareness of issues about and on the African continent and to provide a forum for discussion of these issues. Contact by email at or phone at 310-825-3686.

Amnesty International UCLA

Mission is to inform and educate students at UCLA about Human Rights issues, and to provide opportunities for unified student action. Amnesty International at UCLA seeks to form a community of students who care about human rights issues both on and off campus. Learn more »

Polaris Project

Polaris Project, UCLA Chapter is a student group working to combat human trafficking through campus and community awareness and grassroots mobilization. For more information on weekly meetings, contact

Mighty Mic

Mighty Mic works to increase student awareness and engagement in humanitarian crises throughout the world, focusing on a different issue each year. We hold various educational events throughout the year, culminating in a fundraising concert in the spring for NGOs that have done exceptional work for the focus issue. Visit for more information on what Mighty Mic does and how to get involved.

Model United Nations

Model United Nations at UCLA is one of the ten comprehensive American collegiate MUN programs that has the ability to host a high school conference, a college conference, and field a competitive travel team. Learn more »