Cultural & Support Organizations
OISL connects international students to campus life opportunities, hosts events that highlight the diversity of nationalities and cultures at Emory, and encourages the development of meaningful relationships between international and domestic students.
The Office of Multicultural Programs and Services (OMPS) provides programs and services that encourage the holistic development of students, particularly students of color, and affirm identity through advocacy, outreach, and advising.
Emory University offers a number of services for students who speak English as a second language. Depending on the school, this may include English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring, drop-in language support, English assessments, and conversation practice.
AMIS sponsors a number of programs that encourage links between international students in the Atlanta area and local families, including their longstanding Christmas International House program.
ASA promotes African culture, politics, and people through educational and social programs.
The ACA promotes Arabic culture through social and educational events, including food festivals, musical performances, and forums on identity and community.
ECSA is the largest Chinese student community on campus. It promotes and supports the Chinese community at Emory and in Atlanta, and helps new Chinese students adjust to college life in the US.
KUSA aims to instill in the Emory community an awareness and appreciation of traditional and modern aspects of Korean culture. Each year they help organize Korea Week and Korean Culture Night.
ICE offers opportunities for the Emory community to learn more about the achievements and concerns of India and its people. It hosts a variety of events each year, including its annual Diwali celebration.
HKSA promotes the culture of Hong Kong and provides a social network for its community members. It hosts events like dim sum day, film screenings, and hotpot night.
Emory's Vietnamese Student Association fosters awareness of Vietnamese culture through social and cultural events on and off campus. Its members also volunteer from time to time in Atlanta's Vietnamese community.
LSO strengthens the Latino community at Emory by bringing together students and faculty members who have similar backgrounds, interests, and aspirations. It hosts events for those with an interest in Latino issues, including culture, politics, social issues, and philanthropy.