Student Alliance (SA)
SA is the umbrella group for all other student groups and the liaison between the GSAPP students and faculty. We meet a few times per semester and would like to support GSAPP students in any way possible! Come to SA meetings with any ideas you may have to improve our program!.
Asian Students' Association (ASA)
The ASA is a new group at GSAPP that was created to promote diversity, especially about the Asian culture. Events include both social and educational activities for those within the Rutgers community.
Black Graduate Student and Allies (BGSA)
Formally BSGPPP, BGSA was founded to help increase the number of Black and other diversity students at GSAPP, to enhance student life, and to provide support and community during the rigorous experience of graduate school. We are actively involved in a number of events throughout the year to achieve these goals. We have dinners and informal gatherings where we share, give support, and socialize, and we are constantly searching out new directions to cultivate our experience in graduate school.
Committee on Diversity (COD)
Encompasses the GSAPP diversity groups and promotes multicultural competence.
The Hispanic Organization of Professional Psychology Students (HOPPS)
As an organization HOPPS has set forth many goals. Among its most important is to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for its members. An equally important goal is to actively assist the GSAPP in recruiting qualified Hispanic students to our programs. Other goals include: educating the larger GSAPP community to the needs of the Hispanic community, sponsoring educational and social activities that celebrate Latino culture, and collaborating with other GSAPP student organizations and alumni.
The Jewish Student Alliance (JSA)
JSA explores and celebrates Jewish culture to add meaning and cultural education to our psychological education. Meetings are often held around Jewish holidays (Hannukah, Purim, Passover, Shavuot).
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP is an association that empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health. At GSAPP, this group supports the education of our school psychology students by encouraging learning and about the field.
Psychoanalytic Community at Rutgers (PCaR)
A learning community for those with an interest in psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theories and therapies.
Queer Student Association (QSA)
The QSA represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex community at GSAPP. We address issues of sexual and gender identity and practices that are relevant to clinical practice. The QSA hosts relevant viewings and discussions of movies, maintains a queer presence during GSAPP events, provides consultation to student clinicians, and organizes social activities.