All student clubs are invited each year to participate in the Diversity Organization Council (DOC), a coalition that meets once a month to share information and collaborate with the IC and each other. The IC supports DOC through advocacy, publicity, space, and other resources. Signature collaborations include the fall Diversity Dance and Diversity Retreat.

Learn more about each diversity club through SPOT, which can be accessed via

Click here to view a calender of diversity club meetings and much more.

Check back often or contact the clubs directly as meeting times and locations are subject to change.

Learn more about each diversity club through SPOT, which SMC students can access via

Clubs interested in opting into DOC for 2015-2016 should submit this COMMITMENT FORM by FRIDAY, MAY 1ST.

Asian Pacific American Student Association (APASA)- [email protected]

APASA fosters a strong sense of community among Asian Pacific American students and their allies, and provides an opportunity to learn about various Asian cultures through weekly meetings, communiy service opportunities, and other special events. 

Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano (BFG)- [email protected]

BFG's mission is to preserve and showcase the splendor of Mexico's traditional dance, music, dress, and history, and to encourage cultural exchanges between our community and the people of the various cultures represented at Saint Mary's College of California. 

Black Student Union (BSU)- [email protected]

BSU enhances the experience of black students by holding frequent meetings, sponsoring social events, and hosting guest speakers to explore issues in education, politics, history, economics, and culture affecting the African American community.

French Club- [email protected]

French Club is a community of students dedicated to the appreciation of French and Francophone culture. Members participate in various discussions, gatherings, and outings centered around the language, art, history, and cuisine of France and other French-speaking countries.

German Club- [email protected]

The German Club seeks to promote the culture of German speaking countries while dispellling stereotypes present within society. In addition to cultural education, members become aware of the integral part German plays with regards to business, science, and the arts in the modern world. 

Hermanas Unidas (HaU)- [email protected]

HaU combines academics, community service, and social activities to unite and support Chicanas/Latinas in their quest for higher education, while emphasizing Hermandad.

La Hermandad (LaH)- [email protected]

La Hermandad's main endeavor lies in creating a familia focused on Chicano and Latino cultures. La Hermandad's mission is to create a powerful and sensitive hermandad oriented around preserving, understanding, and adding to Chicano and Latino history and culture.

Interfaith Council- [email protected]

The mission of SMC Interfaith Council is to provide a safe and inclusive environment to all faith and non-faith groups and individuals within the Saint Mary's College of California community. In doing so, we aim to promote acceptance and understanding within and between the different faith and non-faith groups and individuals.

International Club- [email protected]

The INTL Club promotes understanding and communication among international students, American students, and the community through social and educational activities; they participate in many activities including a global fair where students join together to share food, music, and dance from many cultures around the world.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)- [email protected]

IVCF is an interdenominational group dedicated to helping members grow in their relationship with God. InterVarsity provides weekly small group Bible studies, community meetings, retreats, and fun events to help meet students' spiritual needs.

Middle Eastern Club (MEC)- [email protected]

MEC exists as an open environment to unite Middle Eastern Saint Mary's students and all students interested in Middle Eastern culture, history, and current events. MEC provides a space in which these students can interact to discuss such topics and participate in hands-on experiences to better appreciate the Middle Eastern culture, further strengthening diversity on the Saint Mary's campus and raising overall awareness of the region.

People Rallying for Identity Development & Equality (PRIDE)- [email protected]

PRIDE is dedicated to creating a safe space and environment for all LGBTQQIAA students, staff, faculty, administrative officials, and guests. This is achieved through providing educational programming and community-building activites. PRIDE seeks to end discrimination, harassment, prejudice, and violence against the queer and trans* community. PRIDE challenges heterosexism and the gender binary system. PRIDE works to promote diversity and inclusivity on campus, as well as promote diversity within the inclusive LGBTQQIAA community.

Polynesian Club (POLY)- [email protected]

POLY creates a welcoming environment teaching and sharing the traditions of the indigenous people of the Polynesian islands.

The Lounge- [email protected]

Self-expression and individuality guide the cultural inspiration of this moment. The Lounge is a safe space for sharing the many talents on campus through music, poetry, art, coffee, and tea.

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