Student Organizations

CEAS works closely with several Asian and Asian-American content focused student groups on campus. Many of these organizations such as the Chinese Student Association, Korean Student Association, and KU Lion Dance partner and participate in CEAS events.
Three korean students wearing all black post for the camera

Korean Student Association at the 2024 Lunar New Year

People gather around table with Chinese calligraphy activity on top of table

Chinese Student Association assisting attendees at the 2024 Lunar New Year with Chinese calligraphy.

Lion dance performers performing at night time

KU Lion Dance performing at the 2023 Harvest Moon Festival.

Student Groups with East Asia Focus

Asian American Student Union (AASU)

Purpose: AASU strives to promote Asian American awareness and education, we also aspire to create a social network for anyone interested in Asian American and Asian cultural, last we collaborate with other Asian and minority groups to create a more diverse campus.

E-mail: kansas.aasu@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/kuaasu/

 

Asian Classical Music Initiative (ACMI)

Purpose: To bring awareness to the world of AAAPI classical music composers through concerts and conferences.

E-mail: kuacmioffice@gmail.com

Facebook: KU Asian Classical Music Initiative

 

Asian Law Students Association (ALSA)

Purpose: To celebrate and advocate the interests of diverse law students and the legal profession.

E-mail: ku.law.alsa@gmail.com

 

Chinese Student Scholars & Friendship Association (CSSFA)

Purpose: In the past several years, CSSFA has organized many large events, including the mid-Autumn festival, the Chinese New Year, Culture Night, etc. Besides these large events, the main focus of CSSFA has always been to serve the KU Chinese community.

E-mail: t431h342@ku.edu

Instagram: instagram.com/kucssfa

 

Graduate Scholars of East Asian Studies (GSEAS)

Purpose: To support the needs of KU graduate-level students and scholars of diverse disciplines who engage in East Asian Studies.

Email: gseas@ku.edu

Instagram: @kugseas

 

Hong Kong & Macau Student Association (HKMSA)

Purpose: Through regular activities, tightening the bond between the students from Hong Kong and Macau. Sharing of the specific cultures from Hong Kong and Macau with fellow Americans.

E-mail: kuhkmsa@ku.edu

Instagram: instagram.com/ku_hkmsa/

 

Japanese Student Association (JSA)

Purpose: To promote Japanese awareness between Japanese and all KU students, also our purpose is to promote diversity in KU.

E-mail: jsa@ku.edu

Instagram: @ku.jsa

 

Korean Student Association (KSA)

Purpose: Help Korean international, transfer, exchange and domestic students get connected in the University of Kansas. Spread awareness about the Koreas and Korean culture. 

Email: ksajayhawks@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/ksa_ku/

 

KU K-Pop Dance Club

Purpose: Encourage students to join and have fun while learning various K-Pop dances. 

E-mail: kukarismadance@gmail.com

 

KU Lion Dance Team

Purpose:  Performers dance and trick under a lion costume to the playing of instruments such as the drum, gong, and cymbals.

Email: ku.lion.dance@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/kuliondance/

 

Official KU Anime Club

Purpose: To educate students on cultures and lifestyles through Japanese Animation. To provide an active and informative method of discussion and viewing Anime.

E-mail: theanimeofku@gmail.com

Discord: discord.gg/srEmwTeaDH

 

TaeKwonDo Sport Club

Purpose: To provide all students and faculty the opportunity to study Tae Kwon Do.

E-mail: kutaekwondoclub@gmail.com

 

Tai Chi Club, KU

Purpose: To offer instruction in Wu Style Tai Chi, Chi Gong, Chin Na and push hands. Join us in developing a mental/physical outlet for reducing stress and skills for self-defense.

E-mail: oneshoeboxer@gmail.com

 

Taiwanese Student Association (KUTSA)

Purpose: To introduce Taiwanese culture to the community and assist Taiwanese students become involved in Lawrence. 

 

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

Purpose: To develop KU's Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can fulfill their full career potential and be leaders in their respective fields. 

Email: ku@saseconnect.org

Instagram: sase.ku

 

Vietnamese Student Association

Purpose: To promote awareness of Vietnamese culture and to actively engage with the KU and Vietnamese community

Email: vsa.jayhawks@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/kuvsa

 

Multicultural Greek Life with East Asia Focus

‚Äčalpha Kappa Delta Phi

Purpose: To promote academic achievement, provide philanthropy for worthy causes, develop leadership abilities in young women, provide an insight into the Asian-American culture for people of non-Asian decent, and to develop a sense of identity for Asian-American women on campus.

E-mail: ku.akdphi@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/ku.akdphi/

 



Lambda Phi Epsilon

Purpose: To promote academic achievement, provide philanthropy for worthy causes, develop leadership abilities in young men, provide an insight into the Asian-American culture for people of non-Asian decent, and to develop a sense of identity for Asian-American men on campus.

E-mail: kansaspresident@kansaslambdas.org

Instagram: instagram.com/kansaslambdas/





Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc.

Purpose: Proactively seek change in our communities through ten rays of SYZterhood: Integrity, Legacy, Scholarship, Philanthropy, Professionalism, Community, SYZterhood, Culture, Citizenship and Activism. Our main philanthropy is to combat violence against womxn in all its forms.

Email: kusyzpresident@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/sigmapsizeta

 

Student Groups with International Focus

Global Partners

Purpose: A group that matches international and domestic students based on interests, academic majors and languages. Students can meet with their group at their own lesiure to create valuable cross cultural connections.

Email: globalpartners@ku.edu

 

International Student Association (ISA)

Purpose: ISA gives the platform to students to share their diverse life styles with other students at KU. The main purpose of ISA is to promote international activity on campus and provide the resources to international students to represent their countries to KU.

Email: isajayhawks@gmail.com

Instagram: instragram.com/isajayhawks/

 

International Women's Association (KUIWA)

Purpose: KUIWA provides a welcoming, fun, and supportive environment for International female students and American female students to meet, learn, and make connections and friendships.

Email: hazelrogers@ku.edu

Facebook: facebook.com/THEKUIWA

 

Jayhawks Without Borders International Studies Club

Purpose: An organization for undergraduate majors and minors studying international area studies at the University Kansas

E-mail: jwbclub@ku.edu