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An enjoyable part of the Cornell experience is to participate in clubs and organizations. The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) encourages students to become involved in one or more of the following organizations.  

Graduate Students

Indigenous Graduate Student Association (IGSA

Serves as a forum for graduate students to discuss cultural, social, political, and educational concerns. Additionally IGSA is a networking opportunity for graduate students to collaborate with other American Indian/ Indigenous students across colleges.


Native American Law Student Association (NALSA)

Serves as a forum for law students to raise awareness in the Cornell community of legal issues affecting North American Indian Nations, and to bring scholars to campus to share their expertise on these issues.


Undergraduate Students


American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

Serves as a forum for undergraduate students to build Native community in the STEM field by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values that can be applied to their research practices.



Native American Students At Cornell (NASAC)

Serves as a forum for undergraduate students to discuss issues that concern American Indian and Indigenous peoples, while promoting awareness of their cultures and experiences in higher education by means of political, cultural and social events.