Student Organizations

Making connections and impact through involvement. 

Goodwill Ambassadors

Students who comprise the Goodwill Ambassadors have come to the School of Education and Bloomington from all over the world. They are committed to promoting a multicultural community where all are welcome and engaged. Ambassadors make themselves available to answer questions or address concerns that you may have. They welcome the opportunity to become acquainted. 

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Graduates in Instructional Systems Technology (GIST)

Graduates in Instructional Systems Technology (GIST) is devoted to supporting the professional development and welfare of students matriculated in the Instructional Systems Technology program. 

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Higher Education and Student Affairs  

Indiana University Student Personnel Association (IUSPA) is the official graduate student assembly for all students in the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program. It is a network of graduate students, HESA faculty and staff committed to the professional and personal growth of graduate students pursuing careers in higher education and student affairs.

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Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization (IU GPSO)

Indiana University Graduate and Professional Student Organization (IU GPSO) serves over 8000 graduate and professional students at IU-Bloomington by providing academic support, community, advocacy, and graduate resources.

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School of Education Graduate Student Organization (SoE GSO)

The SoE GSO is an interdisciplinary association open to all graduate students within the School. 

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Learning Sciences Graduate Student Association (LSGSA)

The Learning Sciences Graduate Student Association is a student-run organization that is open to all Indiana University Education Graduate Students with a concentration in Learning Sciences. The LSGSA is designed to support professional, academic, and social opportunities for the graduate student community.

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Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP)

Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP) coordinates activities that encourage both academic and social relationships between cohorts. The group works with faculty members and other professionals to provide students with professional as well as community service opportunities. 

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Registering Student Organizations 

To become a recognized student organization in the School of Education, your group must complete the following steps: 

  • Register annually through the Student Life and Learning Office. Your organization must remain in good standing with Indiana University. 
  • Create an organizational charter or mission.
  • Find a faculty sponsor.
  • Elect and identify officers who will represent the organization and communicate with the Graduate Studies Office and other offices on campus. 
  • Maintain accurate information about the organization and its activities in print and digital formats.