Student Organizations




AbstraKt Entertainment 

AbstraKt Entertainment was made to mold, build, teach and inspire its members to become better dancers, entertainers, students and humanitarians. AbstraKt will build the community teaching health, dance education and spirituality, always striving towards the common goal. 

Active Minds

The purpose of Virginia State University’s chapter of Active Minds is to raise awareness about mental health and serve as a liaison between the student body and the university’s counseling center.

  African Students Association

Promote African culture and awareness around campus.


Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Inc.
(Alpha Epsilon Chapter) 

The mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind”.

American Production and
Inventory Control Society


American Society of 
Mechanical Engineers

ASME’s mission is to serve diverse global communities by advancing, dissemination and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering.

Animal Science Pre-Vet Club



Association for Computing
Machinery VSU Student



 Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

The purpose of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society shall be to function as an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. Its activities shall be designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in the biological sciences and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences.

Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society

The mission of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the society, and to serve its lifelong members.

Business Professionals of America, VSU Chapter

The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills>.


Caribbean Student Association (CSA)

To promote an understanding if Caribbean culture & heritage on the campus of Virginia State University through community service events, social events and programs.

Circle K International

Circle K International (CKI) is an international collegiate service organization that is sponsored leadership programs of Kiwanis International. It promotes service, leadership and fellowship.

Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc.


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.

E.L.I.T.E. X

The purpose of this organization shall be to recognize the need of the students/people. In addition, to promote Professional Development, Economic Development, and Ethical Ordinance. With intent to serve as a catalyst for students/peoples who shelters ideas with hopes to see them manifest.

Eta Sigma Delta International
Hospitality Honor Society


Graduate Student Association

The Virginia State University Graduate Student Association (GSA) is dedicated to the enhancement of the graduate experience at Virginia State University. The organization was established to serve as foundation for building unity, support, and academic excellence among students of African descent and the broader university community.


Golden Key International Honor Society

The purpose of this organization shall be to enable members to realize their potential through the advancement of academics, leadership and service.

History Club



Hospitality Management
Student Association

To prepare students to be effective and empowered hospitality leaders who can assume productive roles in an ever-changing global society.

International Diplomacy Club

The International Diplomacy Club will strive to for a deeper understanding if Economic concepts through friendly discussions and debates. Meeting to learn and teach others relevant concepts to modern events.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

The Development and Perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among Men.

International Student Organization

To foster friendship, practice inclusiveness, promote cultural diversity and facilitate international unity here on VSU campus.

(The Virginia State University,
The Alpha Phi (E) chapter of)
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Achievement in every field of human endeavors.


Kappa Delta Pi
International Honor Society

Kappa Delta Pi strive to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.


Kappa Kappa Psi
National Honorary Band Fraternity, Inc.

Kappa Kappa Psi is a Fraternal Organization that promotes the advancement of college and university band through dedicated service and support to bands; comprehensive education, leadership opportunity and recognition for the benefit of its members and society.

Modeling Agency, LTD, Inc.

KEROJO Modeling Agency, LTD, Inc. Promotes community service through fashion.

The Ladies of Plus Size


Male Teachers Molding Minds


Minorities in Agriculture,
Natural Resources & Related
Sciences (MANRRS)


The Mass Communications Club


The purpose of the Mass Communications Club is to serve those interested in the Mass Communications field as well as VSU and the surrounding community.

Math Honor Society
(Kappa Mu Epsilon)


The Math Mentoring and Leadership Program ( M-Squared)

The Math Mentoring and Leadership Program was established with the purpose of developing the abilities of K-12 students to succeed in school and in life, and in doing so involves them to efforts to eliminate institutional obstacles to their success.

The Men of New Water, Inc.

The Men of New Water is an all-male mentoring organization designed to promote growth in young men by giving them tools to become exceptional citizens and future leaders.

Minority Association of
Pre-Medical Students

The purpose of Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students shall be to support current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.

National Association for
Music Education Collegiate

The purpose of NAFME Collegiate is to afford students an opportunity for professional orientation and development while still in school, and to enable students to gain an understanding the basic truths and principles that underline the role of music in human life; the philosophy and function of the music education profession; the professional interests of members involved in the local, state, division, and national levels; the knowledge and practices of the professional music educator as facilitated through chapter activity; community service through engaging and enriching local music education.

National Association
for the Advancement of
Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

National Association of
Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA)

The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their succession.

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice 

NABCJ is a non-partisan, non-profit service organization whose purpose is to examine and act upon the needs of African-Americans and other minorities employed in both the public and private sectors of the criminal justice system, and to participate in the eradication of injustice in the American justice process.

National Society of
Black Engineers (NSBE) 

President: Kailyn Haye:
Vice President: MaKhaila Bentil:
Chapter email:

The mission of the National Society of Black Engineers is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

Nahtonal Society of
Minorities in Hospitality


National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) 

The purpose of this organization shall be to help students discover and achieve their goals through leadership. The society will serve as an honor/leadership organization to attract and develop new student leaders, increase retention within the university, and increase student engagement.


National Society of Pershing Angels, Inc.

The National Society of Pershing Angels is charged to foster a spirit of friendship and cooperation among women in the military department and maintain a highly efficient drill company.


National Society of Pershing Rifles Company Oscar 4

The purpose of the National Society of Pershing Rifles is to develop, to the highest degree possible, outstanding traits of leadership, military science, military bearing, and discipline within the framework of a military oriented, honorary fraternity.

NOBLE (National Association for Black Law Enforcement Executives)

The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) serves as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice by action.

Nutrition/Dietetics Association

The mission of Nutrition/Dietetics Association is to provide students interested in nutrition opportunities to: build professionalism, expand knowledge of careers in dietetics, volunteer in the community, and educate the public on ways to increase quality of life through proper health and nutrition practices.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 

The purpose of Nu Psi chapter shall be to bring about a union of college men of similar high ideals of scholarship and manhood.

People Against Negativity Inspiring Creativity 2000 (PANIC 2000)
(Suspended until Spring 2017)

The purpose of P.A.N.I.C. 2000 is to provide the student body with an organization that encourages expressionistic talents such as dancing, acting, and singing. Experience is not needed just the desire to be a great performer or to be part of an excellent production.

Phi Beta Lambda



Phi Beta Sigma

The objective of this chapter shall be to advance the ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service; promote education and scholarship, provide service, develop an appreciation of our Culture and to foster such programs as are established by the Fraternity and the Eastern Region as indicated by these objects.

(The Sigma Zeta chapter of)
Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity Inc.

The object of this fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit. The mutual welfare of brotherhood and musical student. The advancement of music in America and loyalty to our Alma Mater.

Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Society


The purpose of this organization shall be to provide underrepresented pre-health students with knowledge, skills and experiences that are both perquisite and concomitant to professional participation in health fields. 

Pretty Girls Sweat

The purpose of Pretty Girls Sweat shall be to inspire students to make positive life choices to improve their physical and mental health through exercise, teamwork, nutrition, networking, their peers, mentors, fitness coaches, and health experts. Pretty Girls Sweat encourages students to “make fitness fun” and “sweat with purpose”.


Psi Chi Honor Society

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.


Psychology Club

The purpose of the psychology club is to promote the academic goals of students as related to the field/major of psychology.


The purpose of this organization shall be to promote, entertain, and to develop people socially on campus.

Public Relations Student
Society of America (PRSSA)


Rainbow Soul

To educate the campus about LGBTQ issues. To establish a campus environment free of prejudice.

Royal Court

Mr. and Miss Virginia State University serve as the University’s official ambassadors and student host and hostess.

Royal Spirit Squad

The mission of the Royals Spirit Squad is to provide a platform that serves as a diverse spirit squad that contributes to on and off campus civic engagement, and community service for our peers. 



Saudi Students Club at VSU

This organization will reflect cultural scientific and historical aspects of Saudi Arabia. We will assist new students to overcome difficulties pertaining to study, accommodation and settling in. We will represent the Saudi Arabian Society and our members to VSU society and enhance a positive image about Saudi students. 

 Selected Ones

The purpose of Selected One’s is to provide students with opportunities to develop cultural understanding. Selected One’s objectives are to promote academic and cultural awareness, help students maintain good ethical standards, provide organized spirit, to enhance the community and university and to raise and expand students awareness and diversity in society.


Sigma Alpha Iota International Music
Fraternity, Inc.

The mission of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity is to encourage, mature and support the art of music.


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

The purpose of these rules it to have an effective organization and operation of the Alpha Zeta  Chapter of the University in the execution of its duties as a student organization at Virginia State University

Sigma Tau Delta International
English Honor Society 

Dr. Leah Thomas 

 The mission of Sigma Tau Delta is to
  • Confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies;
  • Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities;
  • Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing;
  • Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members;
  • Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and
  • Serve society by fostering literacy.

Social Justice Club
(Formally Sociology Club)  

Sista 2 Sista, Inc.

The objective of this organization shall be to join all women on Virginia State University campus, on a more personal level. Diverse in our personality, all women will bring different views concerning their experiences as individuals on campus, and in society.

Social Work Club


Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is a global body of scientist, engineers, and practitioners that advances self-propelled vehicle and system knowledge in a neutral forum for the benefit of society.

Society of Women Engineers



Sport Management Majors Club

To help students grow professionally through networking, internships, volunteer service, and job opportunities.

Student Ambassadors




Student Athlete Advisory
Committee (SAAC)

The mission of the VSU Students Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to facilitate communication about concerns, problems, or suggestions between the athletes and athletic administration.


Student Virginia Education Association

To inform and educate its membership on educational issues of immediate and potential importance in the commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. To foster and coordinate the development of chapters affiliated with the SVEA.


Student Government Association

The SGA is open to all students. Students can become involved in the SGA by election to the office of class representative or student-body president or vice president or by election to a Student Senate seat or the Leadership Council.

Student Liaison Outreach Team

The purpose of this organization shall be to assist the youth in developing options and choices to take control of their lives. Will educate youth on their responsibilities to the Petersburg community, by providing them with guidance, and positive attitudes of young college students and graduates.

Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority, Inc.

We provide exceptional service to collegiate bands and promote equality and diversity, including empowering women in the band profession. We cultivate leadership, educational achievement, music appreciation and community development.

Swing Phi Swing

The purpose of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Inc. shall be to provide community service, scholarship and fellowship through discipline, effective leadership and unity; to foster and maintain better relationships among women of all races and creeds while promoting sisterhood among the membership and throughout the community. 



The Association of
Political Science (TAPS)


Tidewater Pre Alumni

TPAC is organized for the mutual benefit and prosperity of Virginia State University (VSU). The purpose of the TPAC is to develop string relationships, build upon the ongoing legacy, and maintain the spirits of our Alma Mater.

Trojan Activities Board (TAB)

The Trojan Activities Board (TAB) assists the Department of Student Activities in identifying, planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural, social, educational, entertainment, and recreational activities for students.

Trojan Fire Dance Team

The purpose of Trojan Fire is to perform at basketball games and compete throughout the region as well as against other HBCU’s or colleges. This dance team will bring diversity to Virginia State University by broadening the dance culture experience.

Trojan Leadership Program


Trojan Scholars of Speech and Debate

The purpose of this organization shall be to develop students’ public speaking, writing, critical thinking, analytical and research skills through a series of competitive debates while preparing students to become effective critical analytic contributions to society.


The purpose of this organization shall be to aid the incoming first and second semester freshman by enriching the development of their educational and moral stature.

Virginia State University Concert Choir

To excel musically as we achieve to be the best ambassador for Virginia State University. To make a difference in all we do separately and as a group.

Virginia State University Gospel Chorale

Provide Gospel music for the University and community. The VSU Gospel Chorale performs for a variety of commitments, to include public concerts, touring, church events, recording sessions, and University ceremonies.

VSU Pan-Hellenic Council

The Virginia State University chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Inc. (NPHC) governs the nine Greek-lettered fraternities and sororities that are members of the NPHC. The NPHC serves as an umbrella organization that promotes unity among its affiliate members and monitors their activities through an internal disciplinary board.

Walter Johnson Mathematics Club

The Walter Johnson Mathematic Club was established with the purpose of generating student awareness and interest in Mathematics and related fields. The club is great for career ideas and gaining exposure to undergraduate research and internship information.


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Phi Chapter

To foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civil and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood. These ideals are reflected in the sorority’s national program for which its members and auxiliary groups provide voluntary service to staff, community outreach programs, fund scholarships, support organized charities, and promote legislation for social and civic change.