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Student Organizations

Fletcher's student-led organizations include publications, conferences, affinity groups, athletic organizations, musical ensembles, and more! Some of these organizations include Pride at Fletcher, The Ralph Bunche Society (formerly Fletcher Students of Color and Allies), Gender Initiative, Fletcher Islamic Society, and Fletcher Veterans. 

The Group of Seven

The Group of Seven works collectively and independently to develop knowledge of and appreciation for diversity at Tufts. All students are welcome at each Group of Seven Center. The Centers sponsor many activities, including field trips, lectures, barbeques, and other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit their websites:

  1. The Africana Center provides access to academic and social resources and a wide range of activities for students of African descent.

  2. The LGBT Center offers a space for all students, faculty, and staff to explore their unique relationship to gender and sexuality through personal, activist, or academic lenses, as well as programming, advising, and educational resources.

  3. The I-Center staff works to raise intercultural awareness, to increase the knowledge of immigration laws affecting the Tufts international community, and to advocate for a campus climate that respects cultural differences.

  4. The Asian American Center is a resource for the university and the Asian/Asian American communities and fosters a supportive environment for the academic and personal development of students through its year-round programs and services. 

  5. The FIRST Resource Center was founded to create a community of support and to develop a network of resources for Tufts University’s first-generation, low-income, and undocumented populations.

  6. The University Chaplaincy provides pastoral care, support religious and philosophical communities, educate about spiritual and ethical issues in society and the world, and promote multifaith engagement.

  7. Student Accessibility Services, at Tufts University, promotes an accessible college experience for students with disabilities, whether they are taking classes online or in person.

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

Created in 1989, APSIA works to improve graduate education in international affairs.  APSIA's Diversity Forum Series inspires students and early-career professionals to pursue careers in international affairs.  The series focuses on students who are traditionally underrepresented in the field.