Student groups

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Placeholder for information related to College of William and Mary student groups. Find dates for all organizations.

Review the Student Organizations Collection, University Archives Subject File Collection, the Colonial Echo, and The Flat Hat for organizations.

African American Groups

See African American Students for further information.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Chi chapter - May 1981-

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Kappi Pi chapter - May 1975-

Black Student Organization - 1970-

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Mu Upsilon Chapter - February 1976-

Ebony Expressions (begun as The Black Student Organization Choir)

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Xi Theta chapter - January 1992-

NAACP William and Mary Chapter

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Xi Lambda chapter - April 1992-

Asian American Groups

See Asian American Students for further information.

Asian-American Student Conference

Asian Student Council

Asian Student Union

Chinese Students Association

East Asian Studies Association

Filipino American Student Association (FASA)

Focus on Asian Cultures Emerging in Society (FACES)

Indian Cultural Association

Indonesian Gamelan

Japanese Cultural Association

Korean-American Student Association (KASA) - founded 1984

South Asia Society

South Asian Student Association (SASA)

South-South East Asian Society (SSEAS)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Groups

Alternatives, 1988- ; see The Flat Hat 2/5/1988 page 13.

Gay Student Support Group - formed in 1983 with the assistance and support of Campus Ministries, Psychological Services, and the Dean of Students. See The Flat Hat 10/24/1989 page 9 for a meeting announcement.

Gay Student Union - 1981?

Lambda Alliance - 1978-19 ; Formed in the fall of 1978, but not formally recognized by the Board of Student Affairs until 1981. "Lambda Alliance increases Social Opportunities of Gays," The Flat Hat 11/10/1978 page 1; The Flat Hat 2/1/1980 page 3 1981 Colonial Echo, page 219.

Lesbian and Gay Student Union - formed in the fall of 1984, recognized by the Student Assembly in 1985; see The Flat Hat 2/1/1985 page 3; 10/26/1984 page 1.


"Students support equal rights for faculty," The Flat Hat 2/4/1994 page 4

Wilma and Mary -

Gay Student Alliance at VCU The Flat Hat 4/22/1977 page 1.


The Accidentals


The Gentlemen of the College


Fraternities and Sororities