A number of Student Organizations at Washington University attest to the great diversity of the student body at this mecca of learning. More information may be obtained from Ternion: Student, Faculty, Staff Directory and Handbook. The following are some of the major student organizations related to South Asia.
Ashoka (South Asian Students Association)
Ashoka represents the linguistic and cultural aspects of the South Asian students at Washington University in St. Louis. Their "Diwali" and "Holi" programs are usually held in the first week of October and in the third week of April respectively. Both events are two of the most popular and entertaining programs organized by Ashoka.
More information can be found at: http://ashoka.wustl.edu/
Muslim Student's Association (MSA)
MSA represents the presence of the Muslim students at Washington University in St. Louis. Second to Indonesia, most Muslims in the world live in India. A large number of the members of this student association share an Indic heritage and enjoy making connections amongst each other.
More information can be found at: http://msa.wustl.edu/
Atma represents the spiritual interests of the Hindu students at Washington University in St. Louis. The president and other office bearers of Atma may be contacted for more information and activities such as visits to the Hindu Temple in St. Louis.
More information can be found at http://atma.wustl.edu
Umang, the Indian Graduate Student Association, is one of the largest and most vibrant graduate student groups on the Washington University Campus. It has several fun-filled events throughout the year that build a sense of community among members and add to the cultural diversity at Washington University in St. Louis.
More information can be found at: http://umang.grad.wustl.edu/