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Learn more about the student organizations at Norfolk State University. Below is an A-Z listing of current student organizations as well as Greek Life groups.

Student Organizations and Greek Life A-Z Listing

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2Xclusive Hip Hop Dance Team

This Organization is a group of student performers who strive to entertain the student body through various styles of dance. 2Xclusive upholds this standard through dedication, effort, commitment, and community service.

Advisor: Candice Chunn |


Active Minds at Norfolk State University

This organization increases the awareness of students, faculty, and staff at NSU about issues surrounding mental health and symptoms related to mental health disorders.

Advisor: Marilyn Lewis |

African Student Association-Inactive

This organization spreads cdetailstural awareness throughout the university. They engage in community service and provide social and academic networks of accomplished individuals of African descent. Students from various African countries socially and academically will come together. All persons interested in Africa or African issues.

Advisor: Tina Abrefa Gyan |

Alpha Delta Mu Social Work Honor Society

Founded in 1976, Alpha Delta Mu is a student-run organization where members are encouraged to realize their potential and are provided with community service, academic, scholarship and networking opportunities.

Advisor: Kirsten Erickerson |

Alpha Psi Omega National Theater Honor Society-Inactive

This organization stimates interest in university theatre activities and to secure for the university all the advantages and mutual benefit provided by a large national honor society.

Advisor:Anthony Stockard |

Anime Club-Inactive

NSUAC is to bring enlightenment and enjoyment of Japanese cdetailsture to those who are fan and non-fans of Japanese Animation.

Advisor: Ralph Irby |

Association for Computing Machinery

The Association for Computer Machinery is widely recognized as the premier membership organization for computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession; enabling professional development; and promoting policies and research that benefit society.

Advisor: Johnathan Graham |

Association of General Con. Of America (AGCA)-Inactive

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.

Advisor: Mamadou Konate |

August Wilson Society-Inactive

This organization promotes the work of August Wilson and exposes the campus and general public of the rich legacy of African American drama and dramatists.

Advisor: Anthony Stockard |

Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honor Society

Founded in 1923 Beta Kappa Chi is a collegiate honor society dedicated to the promotion of high scholarship in pure and applied sciences.

Advisor: Maureen Scott |

Biology Society

This organization encourages and promotes the growth in understanding of biologic, physical, and health sciences, to utilize current biological understanding in an effort to assist with addressing contemporary social issues, and to promote the general welfare and good fellowship of all student biologists and related scientists.

Advisor: Dr. Ashley Haines |

Blockchain Club @NSU-Inactive

This organization shall help members develop connections in the blockchain and fintech industries while also encouraging them to pursue relevant interests, internships and careers.

Advisor: Dr. Mary Hoppa |

Campus Presence of VA Organizing-Inactive

The NSU Campus Presence of Virginia Organizing is a body of college students who are dedicated to educating and involving students on campus and people in the surrounding community to address issues that affect their quality of life. The NSU Campus Presence of Virginia Organizing encourages participation by building relationships with individuals in groups throughout the state. The NSU Campus Presence of Virginia Organizing and the state affiliation, Virginia Organizing as a whole strive to work together for successful community development.

Advisor: Kirsten Ericksen |

Caribbean Students Association-Inactive

This organization fosters social and intellectual interaction between Caribbean Students at NSU and the interaction with the Hampton Roads Community.

Advisor:Kim Malone |

Carolina Connection Pre-Alum-Inactive

This organization brings visibility to the university in the states of North and South Carolina for the purpose of recruitment.

Advisor:Cassondra Gwathney |

Chemistry Club

The mission of the Norfolk State Chemistry Club is to broaden the horizons of both students and facdetailsty with an interest in Chemistry while facilitating association and interaction between the students and the faculty of the Department of Chemistry. To invite and encourage more students to pursue careers in chemistry or chemistry-related professions by promoting/organizing programs and workshops. We also strive to build networks for our members by providing information about scholarships, internships, and any vital information concerning Chemistry topics.

Advisor: Dr. Suely Black |


Christian Student Fellowship

The Christian Student Fellowship is committed to living and promoting Christian principles and lifestyles. We provide opportunities for an inward journey of spiritual growth and an outward journey of service to others. They offer bible studies, discipleship training, worship services on campus, and social activities.

Advisor: Dr. Vanessa Jenkins |

Commuter Student Association

To help inform commuter students about resources and activities provided on the campus; To create a better relationship between Administration and commuter students by becoming more involved with issues concerning them; To enhance the overall university experience of students living off campus.

Advisor: Sade Calhoun |

DMV Connect

Is an organization designed to unite students from the District of Columbia, Metropolitan areas of Maryland and Northern Virginia. To give a sense of home, build relationships and have a better overall campus experience.

Advisor: Sylvia Brooks |

DNIMAS Student Association

To provide an organization through which Dozoretz Scholars may engage in activities that will enhance their academic, social, and intellectual development.

Advisor: Dr. Aliecia McClain |

Elements of Style: The Printed Revolution

This organization brings students together by providing the student body with talents including dancing, acting, and modeling.

Advisor: Nakea Registe |


English Majors Club-Inactive

The English Majors Club will enrich the academic experience of students by fostering an appreciation of the fields and subfields of English and Modern Languages and enhance the cdetailstural environment of the campus.

Advisor: Desire Baloubi |

Entertainment Alliance-Inactive

Entertainment Alliance is a student driven professional entertainment organization/record company that will a create Music CDs, also opportunities of networking and entrepreneurial ventures for Norfolk State University Students; specifically Mass Communication, Music, Marketing and Fine Arts majors.

Advisor: Gerald Thompson |

Entrepreneurship Club-Inactive

Entrepreneurship Club aims to provide a conduit by which students can access entrepreneurial resources, network with community entrepreneurs, and share ideas. The club is dedicated to furthering understanding about new and small businesses.

Advisor: Sally Sledge |

Freshman Class Cabinet

The Freshman Class Cabinet is organized to act as the executive branch of the Freshman Class. It functions to serve as a forum for debate and discussion of important issues of concern to the NSU Freshman Class population; to enact legislation after such debate/discussion; to make final decisions binding and take an official stance; and to act as a balance of power mechanism of the Freshman Class political structure.

Advisor:Tarrye Venable |

Fusion Dance Company-Inactive

This organization provides an open and creative environment for movement while educating the mind, body, and sodetails through technical dance training.

Advisor:Dr. Morgan Kirby |

Fuzion Modeling Troupe-Inactive

Is dedicated to increasing its members poise, personality, and confidence. Membership is open to all students who have an interest in modeling.

Advisor: Tiffany Lane |

Genetics Society of NSU

The Genetics Society of Norfolk State University is a student organization that is set up to encourage and promote the growth in understanding of biological, physical, and health sciences, to utilize current biological understanding in an effort to assist with addressing contemporary social issues, and to promote the general welfare and good fellowship of all students, biologists, chemists and other related scientists. The Genetics Society of Norfolk State University is open to all students on campus and hopes to improve the quality of campus and community life by bringing speakers to the University to discuss topics related to DNA forensics, medicine, and genetics.

Advisor: Dr. Nazir Bareki |

Golden Key International Honor Society

Founded November 29, 1977 Golden Key strives to unlock the potential of each of its members by upholding standards of excellence on campus and beyond. Elevated by three pillars, Academics, Leadership and Service, Golden Key sets the standard for achievement in these areas.

Advisor:Dr. Ernestine Duncan |

Gospel Choir

Purposes of this organization are to contribute to the educational, cultural, and social climate of NSU by developing healthy human relationships, being aware of opportunities for social justice, encouraging the development of educational, personal, musical, and vocational skills.

Advisor: Patrick Riddick |


Graduate Students Association

The Graduate Students Association shall exist to serve the collective interests of the graduate students of NSU by promoting cooperation among graduate students of various programs of study at NSU, representing their interests to the faculty, administration and staff of NSU, providing a vehicle for and promoting cooperation with other graduate student organizations on this campus and state wide, and by providing services to the graduate student body which they cannot provide for themselves as individuals.

Advisor :Dr. Felicia Mebane |

Group for Microgravity and Environmental Biology (GMEB) and Strategies for Ecological Education and Diversity Sustainability (SEEDS) club-Inactive

SEEDS is an education program of the Ecological Society of America. Its mission is to diversify and advance the profession of ecology through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students

Advisor: Dr. Camellia Moses Okpodu |

Guild of Fine Arts

Enriches the educational experience of all students interested in art. The Art Club ensures this through providing trips to Art Museums and Galleries. The trips are used to educate students of art about the fine masters of the past.

Advisor: Dr. Anne Isbell |

Habitat for Humanity-Inactive

Is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating poverty housing locally and worldwide. Members are involved in educating the campus and local community about housing issues, building or rehabilitating homes in partnership with homeowners and the community and fundraising for the work of the organization.

Advisor:Mamadou Konate |

HBCUs 4 Peace + Love

This organization provides NSU students with an opportunity to attend on campus information sessions regarding social issues that bring awareness to students of violence in our communities and the world and to promote avenues for world peace.

Advisor: Damani Drew |

Health Services Management Association-Inactive

This organization is dedicated to representing, educating, and promoting the interests of all students focused on careers in the health services industry.

Advisor: Bernice A. Sawyer-Watson |

Health, Physical Ed. & Exercise Science Major's Club (HPEX)

Students develop educational skills and methodology for instruction of team sports an overview of the professional aspects of health and physical education.

Advisor: Ann Catherine Sullivan |

History Club

This club is not just for history majors. This club sponsors field trips, speakers, workshops and other events for all students with an interest in history and is made up of students from many different majors.

Advisor: Dr. Geoffroy de Laforcade |

Honda Campus All- Start Challenge Club

Prepares students for and engage them in head-to-head academic competitions against other Historically Black Colleges and Universities regionally and nationally.

Advisor: Michael Cotter |

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (or IEEE for short) is an international non-profit, professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity. It has the most members of any technical professional organization in the world, with more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries. About 45% of IEEE's members live outside the United States.

Advisor: Dr. Messaound Bahoura |

Interdisciplinary Studies Student Association-Inactive

This organization comes together to foster unity and academic excellence between the students of the Department of History and Interdisciplinary Studies (and other departments on campus).

Advisor: Dr. Aprilfaye Manalang |

International Society for Optics and Photonics-Inactive

This organization is a not for profit student chapter of SPIE that discusses the advances of emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth.

Advisor:Dr. Kyo Song |

International Students Association

ISA is a social organization for the international students at NSU. They organize events to foster diversity and interaction among students of different nationalities.

Advisor: Dr. Beverly B. Harris |

Jewels Incorporated-Inactive

This organization provides venues where young urban girls can acquire understanding of technical and social skills necessary to assume leadership roles through actual practice. It is dedicated to changing the negative connotation associated with being an “Urban Girl” in today’s society

Advisor: Dominique Garcia |

Junior Class Cabinet

The Junior Class Cabinet is organized to act as the executive branch of the Junior Class. It functions to serve as a forum for debate and discussion of important issues of concern to the NSU Junior Class population; to enact legislation after such debate/discussion; to make final decisions binding and take an official stance; and to act as a balance of power mechanism of the Junior Class political structure.

Advisor: William Bynum |

Kappa Delta Pi-Inactive

This honor society was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching.

Advisor: Dr. Angela Goodloe |

Kweens Kourt

This organization is a women’s membership movement, nourished by roots in the sisterhood and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values that draws together members to create opportunities for growth, leadership and empowerment of women.

Advisor: Jey'Va Clay |

Lions Club-Inactive

To create and foster a spirit of understanding among the people of the world, to promote principals of good government and good citizenship, to take an active interest in the civic, cdetailstural, social and moral welfare of the community.

Advisor: Beverly Harris |


Mass Communications Student Association-Inactive

MCSA seeks to unite students, promotes excellent academy activities, and explores opportunities of scholarship and internship for students.

Advisor: Dr. Wanda Brockington |

Master Social Work Graduate Organization (MSW GO)

To provide opportunities for graduate students of School of Social Work to become better acquainted with one another, to participate in group activities, to facilitate closer faculty-student relationships, and to assume responsibilities relating to the school and profession of social work.

Advisor: Dr. Breshell Jackson-Nevels |

Materials Research Society

Goal is to introduce students to the discipline of materials science as well as promote relationships between materials science students, faculty, and industry. Interdisciplinary collaboration between multiple colleges and departments is highly encouraged.


Advisor: Dr. Messaound Bahoura |

Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (M.A.P.S.)

The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students is an organization that facilitates interactions between pre-health membership and the Student National Medical Association (SNMA); to provide knowledge, skills, and experience for pre-health students with aspirations of entering into health professions.

Advisor: Aylin Marz |


The NAACP is an African-American civil rights organization with a mission to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Advisor: Dr. Robert Perkins |


National Association of Black Accountants

To encourage and assist students in entering the accounting profession and to encourage a commitment to professional development and community service.

Advisor: Dr. Jean-Marie Banatte |

National Association of Black Journalism-Inactive

This organization was established for the expressed purpose of developing leadership, writing and overall professionalism for students majoring in communications and journalism.


Advisor:Willie Marsh |

National Broadcasting Society

The National Broadcasting Society -is a student and professional society of over eighty-five chapters on college, university, and community college campuses. Through the years, NBS-AERho has had as its purpose the goal of encouraging and rewarding scholarship and accomplishment among students of broadcasting, to establish meaningful communication between student and professional broadcasters and to foster integrity in the use of the powerful instruments of radio, television, film, cable and its' many associated businesses and industries.

Advisor: Lateef Gibson |

National College Athlete Honor Society Chi Alpha Sigma-Inactive

Chi Alpha Sigma is a nonprofit organization that was established to recognize college student-athletes who excel both on and off the field of competition. The organization was founded in 1996 by then DePauw University head football coach Nick Mourouzis. His goal was to provide outstanding student-athletes with an opportunity to become connected within a fraternal association that aligns their educational and athletic successes for a lifetime.

Advisor: Patricia Boone |

National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)-Inactive

NCNW is anon-profitorganization with the mission to advance the opportunities and the quality of life for African-American women, their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this mission through research, advocacy, national and community-based services and programs in the United States and Africa. With its 28 national affiliate organizations and its more than 200 community-based sections, NCNW has an outreach to nearly four million women, all contributing to the peaceful solutions to the problems of human welfare and rights

Advisor:Brianna Steele |

National Society of Black Engineers-Inactive

The mission of this organization is to increase the number of culturally responsible engineers that excel academically and positively impact the community. Members are exposed to workshops, networking opportunities, scholarships, assistantships, career placements and community service opportunities


National Society of Leadership and Success

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Established in 2018, Norfolk State University's NSLS Chapter--Sigma Alpha Pi--is among the national organization's 700+ chapters with over 1.4 million members.Students are selected based upon their exemplary academic achievement and interests in leadership activities. As of 2021, the Sigma Alpha Pi Chapter of NSLS has 452 active members who have access to nearly $500,000 in scholarships, an exclusive NSLS job board, and apersonalized letter of recommendation; additionally, they learn from exceptionalleaders like former President Barack Obama during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts. Visit the NSLS website ( to learn more about this organization and to accept an invitation to join this life-long membership.


Advisor: Dr. Christina Pinkston |


National Society of Minorities in Hospitality-Inactive

This organization is the premier professional organization for tourism & hospitality students.

Advisor: Lawrence Epplein |

National Student Nurses Association

The National Student Nurses Association is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students.

Advisor: Sandra Olanitori |

NextGen America-Inactive

This organization involves youth in the political world.

Advisor: Aberra Meshesha |

No Sodetailss Untouched-Inactive

This organization provides a community of faith for students who wish to pursue a biblically defined Christian lifestyle on NSU’s campus and foster each member through Biblical training, teaching and mentoring.



Non-Traditional is geared toward non-traditional students on the campus of NSU.

Advisor: Barbara Johnson |

NSU Boxing Club-Inactive

To facilitate safe and educational boxing experience for college students.

Advisor: T.J. Smith |

NSU Campus Presence of Virginia Organizing-Inactive

A body of college students who are dedicated to educating and involving students on campus and people in the surrounding community to address issues that affect their quality of life.

NSU Cheerleaders

The Norfolk State University Spirit Program is a highly visible and enthusiastic group on campus. Our primary purpose is to support Intercollegiate Athletics and serve as ambassadors by appearing at university functions and community events.

Advisor: Khrystin Armor |

NSU Concert Choir

Norfolk State University Concert Choir has been under the baton of outstanding, talented, and dedicated music educators since their inception in 1945. The choir which performed twice at the White House is known for the beauty of its choral tone and the ability to render exemplary performances of choral works of the great masters, as well as authentic performances of Negro spirituals, and works by African-American composers.

Advisor: Dr. Harlan Zackery |


NSU Dance Theatre

To provide professional level training and opportunities for interested students to study and perform for campus and community organizations.

Advisor: Dr. Tarin Hampton |

NSU Nutrition Club-Inactive

Nutrition Clubis a student organization at NSU for students entering careers in a nutrition-related field.

Advisor: Jill Comess |

NSU Optical Society

This organization’s aims include enhancement of awareness of the optical science and engineering among various communities; serving as a means of communication and interaction between students, faculty, and administrations and; broadening the student's insight of post-graduate opportunities.

Advisor: Dr. Mikhail Noginov |

NSU Policy and Debate Society-Inactive

NSU policy and debate society is open to Norfolk State University students of all majors and is contingent upon proper attendance and participation in events.

Advisor:Dr. Olusoji Akomolafe |

NSU Theatre Company

NSU Theatre Company is the award-winning, nationally recognized, presenting organization for theatrical productions on campus. The company has garnered wide-spread audience acclaim, mdetailstiple honors and awards for excellence and presents an annual season of plays and musicals. The company offers its members professional-grade performance and production opportunities, exposure to national competitions and conferences and internships in all areas of theatre.

Advisor: Anthony Stockard |


Online Student Organization-Inactive

The NSU Online organization is committed to increasing student involvement through the promotion of student-related events and activities, increasing awareness of the NSU-OSO, and increasing students’ effectiveness and efficiency in their online courses with virtual Blackboard workshops.

Students can connect with other students taking online courses, keep abreast of the latest news in online learning, discuss tips, and read about online-student success stories and access resources to help with their online journey.


Order of Omega

Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Greek organizations. Order of Omega recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Greek community, campus, and local community

Advisor: William Bynum |

Phi Epsilon Kappa (University Fitness)-Inactive

This chapter of this organization promotes and explores academic and career affairs associated with the field of physical education, health, recreation, and dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine, and sports management.

Advisor: Beatrice Darden-Melton |

Pi Sigma Epsilon-Inactive

Is a collegiate organization of students who are interested in the advancement of marketing, selling and sales management as a career and profession.

Advisor: Sally Sledge |

Psi Chi International Honor Society

The purpose of PSI CHI is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship while advancing the science of Psychology.

Advisor: Dr. Andrew Franklin |

Psychology Club

The psychology club is a social organization composed of Psychology majors and NSU students who express an interest in the field. The goal of the club is to increase understanding in the field, facilitate interaction among students, and enrich students' social experiences. Main activities consist of social gatherings and community service events.

Advisor: Dr. Ronald Thomas |

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)-Inactive

The foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. We seek to advance the public relations profession by nurturing generations of future professionals. We advocate rigorous academic standards for public relations education, the highest ethical principles and diversity in the profession.


Queen in You

This organization is dedicated to the mentor-ship of young children and the togetherness of professional like-minded and college-aged individuals.

Advisor: Lynda Barrett |

RC Nusbaum Honors College

This organization support the Honors College in its quest: to raise the level of academic standards and expectations at the university; to provide an enriched and challenging program of study for students who manifest exceptional academic potential; to improve the university’s ability to attract, matriculate and graduate such scholars; to enrich the entire university community by sponsoring and co-sponsoring worthwhile academic and co-curricular events.

Advisor: Dr. Khadijah Miller |


Residence Hall Association

The mission of the Residence Hall Association is to make sure that all of our residents are represented by the motto, “Great living for Great students”. RHA members try their best to guarantee that each student’s residential living experience is the best it can be.

Advisor: Marrisa Griffin |



Senior Class Cabinet

The Senior Class Cabinet is organized to act as the executive branch of the Senior Class. It functions to serve as a forum for debate and discussion of important issues of concern to the NSU Senior Class population; to enact legislation after such debate/discussion; to make final decisions binding and take an official stance; and to act as a balance of power mechanism of the Senior Class political structure.

Advisor: Tarrye Venable |

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

Founded in 1924 Sigma Tau Delta is an English honor society created to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature studies to promote interest in literature and the English language on campuses, and to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects.

Advisor: Damani Drew |

Sister Circle

This female based organizations promotes a positive image amongst women on campus by doing community service and raising awareness of prevalent topics throughout the student body as well as forming a sisterhood on campus.

Advisor: Saranette Williams |

Society of Manufacturing Engineers-Inactive

To teach students how to use SME as a manufacturing technology information resource.

Advisor: Dr. Jeenson Sheen |

Society of Physics-Inactive

This is an organization for students that are interested in Physics.

Advisor: James Toy |

Sophomore Class Cabinet

The Sophomore Class Cabinet is organized to act as the executive branch of the Sophomore Class. It functions to serve as a forum for debate and discussion of important issues of concern to the NSU Sophomore Class population; to enact legislation after such debate/discussion; to make final decisions binding and take an official stance; and to act as a balance of power mechanism of the Sophomore Class political structure.

Advisor: Sade Calhoun |

Spanish Club-Inactive

The Spanish Club is a student run organization that focuses on the Spanish language and Hispanic/Latinx cdetailsture and hosts a variety of activities and resources.

Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Pretak |

Spartan Battalion

The NSU Spartan Battalion Cadet Club shall be to deal effectively with matters pertaining to NSU Spartan Battalion Cadets, to promote the welfare of the NSU Spartan Battalion and the University, and to increase the affection that exists between the University and its Cadets so that through their united efforts the University may develop into a greater educational institution which will serve the people of Hampton Roads more effectively and efficiently.

Advisor: Clarence McKaine |

Spartan Beekeepers-Inactive

To provide a forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and views of mutual interest to beekeepers; to provide education on the practical aspects of beekeeping and elevate the standards of beekeeping.

Advisor: Carrie L. Brown |

Spartan Echo Newspaper-Inactive

This is the student newspaper of Norfolk State University. It was established in 1952 and functions as an officially recognized student organization of the university through the Office of Student Activities.

Advisor: Brandale Mills |

Spartan G.E.M.S.-Inactive

Is to promote school spirit and to serve as role models and ambassadors for Norfolk State University and community, through dance performance. The Student Organization is a male based spirit dance team with female incorporation's that promote and show male appreciation for their passion for dance breaking the barrier of the female only dance team’s statistic.

Advisor: Dyonna Wilson |

Spartan Generals

Spartan Generals is a peer mentoring program that will offer a personal mentor to the incoming freshmen.Spartan Generals is a peer mentoring program that will offer a personal mentor to the incoming freshmen.

Advisor: Tarrye Venable |

Spartan “Legion” Marching Band

In the world of collegiate marching bands, the award winning Norfolk State University Spartan “Legion” has made a name for itself as one of the premier Marching Bands in the country. The “Legion” consists of 250 staff, student musicians, dancers, and flags from states nationwide, including, the Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.

The “Legion” exhibits a presence evocative of the storied “Spartans”. Their varied synchronized and precise marching styles, inclusive of their fierce look and demeanor, include high-stepping, the rigid strut and the glide or military style. Their utter presence embraces and exudes pride, which is coupled with their robust and magnificent sound. They have been consistently critically acclaimed and have drawn rave reviews on an international platform in all media. 

Advisor: William Beathea |

Spartan Scribblers-Inactive

This organization is a creative writing club that is utilized to expand the knowledge and art of writing with in college students by partaking in writing workshop, student performances, and constructive critiques.

Advisor: Dr. Gary Wilkens |

Spartan Wardroom-Inactive

Organization to increase student knowledge of the U.S. Navy, develop leadership abilities and to network with on and off campus leaders.

Advisor: Matthew Wittkopp |

SPECTRUM (Inclusion For All) Formally Known as ( L.E.G.A.S.I.)

Formally known as L.E.G.A.S.I. was founded in 2004 to advocate on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and their allies on campus. It offers both social and educational events throughout the year, and it is considered one of the most active and effective gay-straight alliances in the Commonwealth.

Advisor: Dr. Faith Fitzgerald |

Student Activities Board

The Student Activities Board is committed to bringing new and innovative events to Norfolk State University students. SAB seeks to create a well-rounded student experience throughout the development of engaging programs and activities for the student body.

Advisor: Sade Calhoun |

Student Ambassadors

NSU Student Ambassadors is an enthusiastic group of outgoing Students that introduce Spartan Pride and Spirit to future students while maintaining positive connection to past and present Spartans. The mission is to recruit, officially represent and positively serve Norfolk State University.

Advisor: Alexis Martin |

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

The NSU SAAC acts as the voice of student athletes and serves as the liaison between the student athletes and the athletic administration. Members are the voice of NSU student athletes in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and reach out to local communities through community service.

Advisor: Infinity Anderson |


Students for Christ-Inactive

This organization gives young addetailsts the opportunity to express themselves in Christ.

Advisor: Christina Ruffin |

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) accepts the duties of promoting academic excellence and social cultivation. Our goal is to foster greater unity and cooperation between the Administration, Board of Visitors, and the communities at large, maintain an atmosphere conducive to high scholastic achievement, provide beneficial activities and help prepare the student body to face the challenges of the future.

Advisor: Tarrye Venable |

Student Nurses Association

SNA is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students. With 60,000 members nationwide, NSNA is the voice of the future of the nursing profession.

Advisor: Sandra Olanitori |

Student Virginia Education Association

This is a professional pre-service teacher organization. It provides opportunities for NSU college students to explore education as a profession

Advisor: Dr. Shafeeq A. Ameen |

Swim Club

The Norfolk State University Swim Club is made of people who enjoy swimming as a great cardiovascular workout. The club encourages new members to join its friendly social group. Swimming is one of the most beneficial cardiovascular workouts you can get!

Advisor: Dr. Shaun Anderson |

Taekwondo Club-Inactive

To provide a safe learning environment for the successful acquisition and execution of a tradition form of martial arts: taekwondo, meaning “the way of the hand and foot.

Advisor: Dr. Kyo Song |

Teacher PREP Club

To serve all education majors, is committed to upholding the standards and goals of excellence in Teacher Education at all levels.

Advisor: LaNitta Spence |

The Good Girl Movement-Inactive

Is a collegiate branch of a national organization dedicated to the support and safety of urban women through service, education, and sisterhood.

Advisor: Dr. Khadijah Miller |

The League of Extraordinary Men-Inactive

To provide non-critical, non-threatening outlets for men on campus.

Advisor: Dr. Geoffroy de Laforcade |

The League of Extraordinary Women

To provide a harmless, supportive, and encouraging environment for all collegiate women by complementing the idea of sisterhood to enhance, integrity, academic, and leadership skills.

Advisor: Khadijah Brown | 

Tidewater Area Musicians Collegiate

TAM is dedicated to upholding NANM, an organization supported by people of cultural ideals and music groups of high standards, all of whom care deeply enough for the fine art of music and for musical culture throughout the country to lend their support and influence to one of the most powerful forces for spiritual and cultural development. 

Advisor: Gregory Gardner |

Underground Crew-Inactive

Underground Dance Crew is designed to provide a creative and positive environment for all students while educating them in the arts of flexing, footwork and hip hop techniques.

Advisor: Jdetailsie Williams |

Urban Control Ent. Crew-Inactive

The purpose of this organization is to show a positive example for the youth in the community and NSU through the use of the arts: rapping, singing, dancing, acting and poetry. This is a service based organization.

Veterans Alliance Active & Veterans Education Transitioning Student (AVETS)

Organization to provide a fellowship amongst Veterans, Active Duty, Reservist, Military Dependents, and any currently enrolled Spartans. In Order to create a network that aides to enhance in professionalism, leadership, and community involvement.

Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Lewis |

Virginia 21-Inactive

Engaged over 65,000 young people in the political process by providing information, directing advocacy and coordinating political action on a non-partisan agenda that includes higher education, economic development, and good government.

Advisor: Renecia Thornton |

W.E.B. DuBois Sociology Club-Inactive

The W.E.B DuBois Sociology Club guides students to better understand the problems and the needs of our society, people, community, and environment through a sociological perspective. They seek to gain knowledge of our culture, our groups, organizations, institutions, and to advocate for social justice. The club also aims to raise awareness and educate the NSU campus community about social injustices within our society.

Advisor: Dr. Timothy Goler

Wesley Westminster Campus Ministry

Provide an ecumenical witness to Christ in the N.S.U. community though the sharing of God's Word and by ministering to the needs of students and other constituents of the campus community.

Advisor: Wanda Boone |

West Coast Connect-Inactive

West Coast Connect is a student organization created to intertwine students from the west coast region into the HBCU experience at Norfolk State University. Members of West Coast Connect will assist in providing a familiar environment for new and current students who are from the west coast. West Coast Connect brings visibility to diverse cultures from the West Coast region. In doing so, it establishes a familiar environment for West Coast students. As well, combining and exposing students from other regions to different cultural backgrounds that will create bonds that will last a lifetime.

From community service events, student bonding, West Coast inspired events, academic encouragement for out of state students as well as in state students, and a home away from home. We want to bring a eclectic perspective and experience to add to Norfolk State University’s amazing student body.

Advisor: Faith Fitzgerald |

Whitney M. Young Social Work Club

The purpose of this club is to supplement classroom work in the Social Work field, to promote efforts on behalf of human well-being, to listen to and confer with speakers in the field, and to develop a one on one relationships among students of common purpose.

Advisor: Nathaniel Worley |

Women Artistry & Motivational Memoir (WAMM)-Inactive

This organization is dedicated to preparing entrepreneurs for self-proprietorship and self-taught artistry with knowledge of business, while promoting professional growth and development, organizational behavior, and financial literacy.

Advisor: Dr. Donald T. Joyner |

Young Democrats-Inactive

To support and elect Democratic candidates for public office; To widen and increase the interest, knowledge, and participation of young people in government, the political process, and civic involvement; To train and develop young people for positions of leadership; To serve those in need in our community; To increase awareness and activism on issues of importance to young people; To increase the role of underrepresented people in the Democratic Party, government, and society; To provide opportunities for young people to network and socialize.

Advisor: Dr. Olusoji Akomolafe |

Young Life MultiCultural

A non-denominational, Christian organization committed to impacting kids’ lives and preparing them for the future.

Advisor: David Booker |

Greek Life

Registered Greek Organizations on campus.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Founder January 15, 1908 at Howard University. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is dedicated to cultivating and encouraging high scholastic and ethical standards, promoting unity and friendship among college women and being of service to all mankind.

Advisor: Dr. Colita Fairfax |

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Founded at Cornell University on December 4, 1906. Alpha Phi Alpha was the first historically black Greek fraternity. The Service fraternity was founded on the aims of manly deeds, scholarship and love for all mankind. The Epsilon Pi Chapter here at Norfolk State prides itself on its service to the campus as well as the Norfolk Community.

Advisor: Dr. Leon Rouson |

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity

Alpha Phi Omega is a national service fraternity founded at Lafayette College on December 16, 1925. Through its mission of preparing campus and community leaders through service, Alpha Phi Omega's purpose shall be to assemble college students in a national service fraternity in the fellowship of principles derived from the Scout Oath and the Law of the Boy Scouts of America; to develop Leadership, to promote Friendship and to provide Service to humanity; and further the freedom that is our national, educational and intellectual heritage.

Advisor: Ricky Hopkins |

Chi Eta Phi Nursing Organization

Founded October 16, 1932 the purpose of is to elevate the plan of nursing and increase interest in the field of nursing.

Advisor: Michele Davis |

Council of Independent Organizations

The Council of Independent Organizations’ purpose is to serve as a statement of unity and a collective voice among independent organizations on the campus of the Norfolk State University. It is hoped that the CIO would come to represent not only independent African American based fraternal/sorority organizations, but all fraternal/sorority organizations on the campus of Norfolk State University

Advisor: William Bynum |

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Founded January 13, 1913, Delta Sigma Theta strives to promote academic excellence; provide scholarships; provide support to the underserved; and educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy.

Advisor: Sheryll B. Heard |

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Founded September 13, 1963 Iota Phi Theta’s purpose is, the development and perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among Men.


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

A national Greek Service organization Founded January 5, 1911, on the ideal of achievement. The fraternity hopes to instill high ideals and a unquenchable desire to achieve, both in college and in the subsequent life, within each member.

Advisor: Dr. Juan Alexander |

Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity National Honorary Band Fraternity

Is a honorary co-ed band fraternity and a national service organization Founded November 27, 1919, Kappa Kappa Psi is dedicated to the promotion of leadership and improvement of collegiate bands in the United States.

Advisor: William Beathea |

National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC)

To create and maintain high standard in the life of fraternities and sororities; to perpetuate constructive fraternity and sorority relationships; to foster an understanding of the structure and method of operation among the affiliate organizations; to address, coordinate, and develop action strategies on matters of mutual concern to affiliate organizations; and to serve as the conduit for such action plans as may be developed.

Advisor: William Bynum |

National Society of Pershing Angels, Inc.

Founded February 9, 1965 Pershing Angels is dedicated to fostering a spirit of friendship and cooperation among women in the military department and maintaining a highly efficient drill company.

Advisor: Clarence McKaine |

National Society of Pershing Rifles, Inc.

Founded October 2, 1894, Pershing Rifles is a military drill company that focuses on developing outstanding traits of leadership, military science, military bearing, and discipline within the framework of a military oriented, honorary fraternity.

Advior: Clarence McKaine |

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.-Suspended

Founded November 17, 1911 at Howard University was established to foster friendship and demonstrate manhood in affirmative social interaction in order to uplift all men. The organization is a national fraternity that promotes the four principals of manhood, scholarship, perseverance, and uplift.


Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. This Organization is founded on the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service.

Advisor: Anthony Tillman |

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, Inc.

Founded October 6, 1898 Phi Mu Alpha is dedicated to the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.

Advisor: Harlen Zackery Jr. |

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.

Founded November 12, 1922 at Butler University, is an international sorority comprised of women devoted to community service and the promotion of high scholastic achievement. This organization is a traditionally black Greek letter organization offering a unique sisterhood for women of outstanding character and integrity.

Advisor: Shameena V.R. Morris |

Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority Inc.

Founded March 26, 1946, Tau Beta Sigma provides exceptional service to collegiate bands and promotes equality and diversity, including empowering women in the band profession. They cultivate leadership, educational achievement, music appreciation and community development.

Advisor: Stephanie K. Sanders |

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Founded January 16, 1920 at Howard University, is a Greek organization dedicated to the ideals of sisterly love, scholarship, service and finer womanhood. The organization sponsors various service and social activities for the campus and community.

Advisor: Dr. Melissa Barnes | mjbarnes@nsu.edi