Student Affinity Groups

The purpose of the Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization is to cultivate community within the University of Virginia to ultimately lead to the academic achievement of our student members.
First Generation Logo
The First-Generation Graduate Student Coalition (FGSC) is a new student organization committed to the support and empowerment of UVA’s first-generation graduate students through community building, professional development, and institutional visibility.
The Graduate and Professional Muslims Association (GPM) brings Muslim students and professionals (and friends) from across UVA schools to build a supportive community. We do this through social and spiritual events, celebrating the diversity among the Mus
LatinX logo
The Latinx Graduate Student Alliance is committed to cultivating an inclusive, supportive, and empowering community for Latinx graduate students at UVA
Logo for QTPOC
Grad/Professional Queer and Trans Students of Color (QTPOC) an organization dedicated to building community, offering support for students belonging to multiple marginalized identity groups and engaging meaningfully with both UVA and the local community.
Shades of Sisterhood (SOS)
The purpose of Shades of Sisterhood (SOS) is to create and encourage community between Female Graduate and Professional students within the Black Diaspora across UVa's grounds.
The Organization for UnderRepresented Students logo
The Organization for UnderRepresented Students (OURS) is focused on providing a safe space for Ph.D. students from underrepresented backgrounds to come together and discuss the unique challenges we face.