Student Organizations

Student Organizations


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John Jay's student organizations show the diversity of our students and their interests. No matter what your passion, you're sure to find a club that best suits you. Below is the current listing of student organizations and contact information. Call today to join! If there is something you do not see you can be sure to come by our office to start it up!


Computer Science Society ~ Room: L2.70.14
Unifying John Jay students and faculty who are interested in the field of computer science. Using our knowledge and skills we have learned from various computer classes to help the community better understand computers and computing.

Forensic Anthropology
The primary purpose of this organization shall be to educate the John Jay community about the field of forensic anthropology, the study of human remains. The goal of this organization is to inform students about potential careers in forensic anthropology and to network with other students interested in the field.

Forensic Science
Forensic Science Society aims to promote a safe space and stress free zone for Forensic Science students and those interested in the Forensic Sciences. They also strive to hone networking and social skills amongst people from diverse backgrounds.

John Jay Sentinel ~ Room: L2.70.15 PH:(212) 621-4073 
The student run newspaper at John Jay College of Criminal Justice serves the students and faculty by reporting news involving and relevant to the campus community and surrounding areas. 

La Voz  
In conjunction with the Latin American Studies Department, LVC strives to bring awareness to issues affecting Latinos in the US, throughout Latin America and in Latino communities, the voice of the community. 

Law Society ~ Room:L2.70.12 PH:(212) 621-4152 
Creating essential programs and services for aspiring legal professionals, through education and community programs. 

Masters of Public Administration Student Association (MPASA)
Increase awareness of the field of Public Administration through education, professional opportunities, networking and much more. 

Philosophy Club ~ Room:L2.70.02 
This club will encourage student members to think critically and will foster philosophical thought. Moreover, the club will seek to show the potential of philosophy as a career. Email:


Boxing Club ~ Room:L2.70.21 PH:(212) 621-4156 
To practice, train and understand the fundamentals of boxing while providing accessibility to the John Jay community.


Artists United (AU) ~ Room:L2.70.26 PH:(212) 621-4072 
Music lovers with a keen interest in musical expression & arrangements at John Jay.

Graphic Novels Club (GNC) ~ Room: L2.70.25
Understanding Japans influence on American culture through the use of Anime, manga, video games and Pop Culture. Creating a community and forum for those interested in the Graphic novel in all its forms. Email:

JJ Productions ~ Room: L2.70.26
Help students understand the many different parts of producing audio and videos through lectures, meetings, projects and networking events. Email:

John Jay Radio ~ Room:L2.70.24 PH:(212) 621-4173 
Seeking to promote and foster knowledge of American Broadcasting and other forms of media, through events, music, programming, collaborations and education.

John Jay Singers Association
A group of singers who come together to join our voices in peace, harmony, and love. Each and every one of us have grown a passion for singing in which for many it had become a hidden talent. Our mission here is to be able to touch one's heart with our voices and our unity as well as give others such as students, alumni, faculty and staff a chance to sing.

Photography, Artistry, & Modeling (P.A.M)
The purpose of this organization shall be to embolden those with an interest in photography and modeling by bringing theme into the world of 2D art. Our goal is to educate our members about the various techniques, styles, and genre of photography by giving them opportunity to study multiple mediums. We will allow our members to grow their skills by way of workshops and various interactive activities in a friendly environment.

Theatrical Players  ~ Room L2.70.02 PH: (212) 621-4113 
Theater productions written and performed by students; American College Theater productions, collaborations with the Theater Arts Department 

Universal Image Dance Team ~ Room: L2.70.05
We are a dance team ran by students that specialize in diverse genres of dance such as Hip-Hop, Latin, Modern, and African. We aim to share the culture and knowledge of these dance genres with the John Jay community through performances and workshops. Email:


Albanian Student Leadership Association (ASLA)
The mission of ASLA is to learn and promote our Albanian culture, allow members to come together to celebrate our heritage and empower each other through leadership activities.

Arab Student Union (ASU) ~ Room:L2.70.07 PH:(212) 621-4176 
Introducing the diversity of Middle Eastern culture through food, film, lectures, music, presentations and dance. 

Asian Pacific Islander Studewnts Association (APISA)
Despite making up 10% of the student body, Asian students at John Jay College lack access to a platform that offers support specific to their identity. The Asian Pacific Islander Students Association aims to create a space for its students to explore and share their individual experiences as an Asian student at John Jay College.

Black Student Union (BSU)~ Room:L2.70.21
The purpose of Black Student Union is to foster an environment whereby students can be introduced to black history, culture, and politics in order to provide a more complete sense of self-consciousness, education, black unity, and respect through participating in social and political functions on and off campus that provide enrichment and enlightenment.

Desi Society ~ Room:L2.70.07 PH:(212) 621-4176 
Introduction to the diversity of Desi culture through events, performances, lectures, food and cultural festivals .

Haitian American Students Association (HASA) ~ Room: L2.70.04 PH:(212) 621-4167 
Celebrating the comingling of both Haitian and American culture and the resulting melting pot through music, dance, lectures, fundraising and cultural celebrations.

International Students Association (ISA)~ Room: 1212 NH 
Assisting international students in their transition from their respective countries to the John Jay community and serving as a platform for cross cultural exchange.

Korean Students Association (KSA)~ Room: L2.70.02
Providing seminars and events to enrich the understanding of Korean culture and how it affects being a Korean American student.

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)~ Room:L2.70.14
Encourage the interaction with the John Jay community while empowering the student body, to connect with their roots, and furthering human rights and political awareness in America. 

Veterans Association ~ Room:229HH PH:(212) 237.4108 
A network for student veterans, dedicated to promoting and representing the interests of students with prior/current military associations building a community for the veterans of John Jay open to the community of John Jay. 


Active Minds ~ Room: L2.70.09
Our purpose is to reduce the stigma toward people living with mental illness so that students will feel more comfortable seeking help when it is needed and openly discussing mental- health related issues, resources available on campus and surrounding communities. Email:

ALPFA ~ Room L2.70.02 PH: (212) 621-4113 
John Jay chapter of the professional organization in finance, accounting, and other related professions 

Environmental Club~ Room: L2.70.16  
Our purpose is to make John Jay more environmentally friendly by increasing awareness of environmental issues, conducting various recycling programs, and participating in outdoor activities where students will appreciate the environment.

Food Security Advocates Club
This club is committed to educating John Jay students on the importance of addressing food insecurity amongst the John Jay community. Upon the arrival of students, one of our principal goals is to help conjoin the ideas of other club members to help influence others and become advocates for food justice. Email:

Immigrant Womxn Justice Alliance ~ Room: L2.70.05
The purpose of this organization is to inform students about the phenomenon of domestic violence committed against immigrant women. IFJS focuses on providing sanctuary for John Jay immigrant students who are subject to this form of violence and help them succeed academically and professionally.

Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
ISACA's main purpose is to create and provide opportunities for John Jay studetns to learn beyond the classroom, and to be able to network with IT professionals. They provide a platform for networking opportunitieis and help JJ students grow profiessionally. Email:

International Criminal Justice Club
The purpose of this organization shall be to educate and inform students about  International and transnational crimes. The organization will also seek to encourage volunteerism and active participation in creating awareness against the aforementioned crimes. Regular meetings will be hosted to participate in various activities and to also plan events.

JJ DREAMers ~Room: L2.70.08
Educate and unify the student body on immigration issues, seek to represent and protect the needs and aspirations of students both documented and undocumented. 

Leading Womxn of Tomorrow ~ Room: L2.70.23
 A student run, bipartisan initiative that seeks to encourage more young women to consider careers in public service with the aim of bridging the gender gap among public representatives. Email:

Mock Trial Association ~ Room:L2.70.22 PH:(212) 621-4157 
A network that unites students interested in refining their advocacy skills through participation in simulated trials. 

SEEK Society ~Room: L2.70.25
Promote community building and leadership among the SEEK and non-SEEK students through networking, professional development, events and more.

Socially Awkward ~ Room L2.70.16 
To build communities of self-acceptance within various educational institutions and achieve its purpose through anti-bullying campaigns, academic and philanthropic endeavors.

Spectra ~ Room L2.70.14
A judgment free and safe environment for the LGBTQ community and their straight allies to meet and interact. Creating a positive representation of the LGBTQ through the sharing of information, dialogue and events.

Students Without Borders ~ Room L2.70.02
The mission of Students Without Borders is aimed at raising awareness of human rights violations by observing international laws and standards of international organizations.

United Nations Student Association (UNSA) ~ Room L2.70.14 
Promote knowledge and awareness of the United Nations and the international system; provide an atmosphere for learning and understanding the process of developing foreign policy. 

Youth Justice Club ~ Room L2.70.16
Raising awareness regarding the juvenile justice system , contributing to system reform on a federal level, and assisting formerly incarcerated youth with reintegration into society. 


Habitat for Humanity~ Room:L2.70.06 PH: (212) 621-4164 
Raising awareness from affordable housing issues to homelessness relief and the improvement of NYC living conditions with a commitment to helping increase living standards from the John Jay community 


Young Americans for Liberty ~ Room: L2.70.14
The mission of the club is to encourage political, economic, philosophical, religious and many other kinds of discussions in civil environment. Email: 


Delight Ministries
Delight seeks to establish a college women’s community that grows together, serves together, learns together, and does life together while chasing the heart of God. We are intentional about learning from one another through personal testimonies while potentially discovering or continuing to grow in relationships with Christ.

Hillel ~ Room:L2.70.10 PH:(212) 621-4155 
Creating a pluralistic, welcoming and inclusive environment; fostering student growth and balance in being distinctively Jewish and universally human through community events and cultural expression. 

Muslim Students Association (MSA) ~ Room: L2.70.09 PH:(212) 621-4158 
Social group for students of diverse ethnicities to maintain and increase their faith in a college environment; an outlet in which to express their creativity and ideas; a tool by which non-Muslims and Muslims alike can learn about Islam and eradicate stereotypes with regards to Islam.