The Philippine Student Association (PSA) is a registered student organization (RSO) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since it’s founding in 1919, PSA has been dedicated to fostering the education and awareness of Filipino identity and cultivating a strong community at  the University of Illinois. Learn more about our mission here, our history here, and our board here. If you are currently a student looking to join PSA, check out the Get Involved page!

Associated Organizations

PSA is proud to support and be supported by similar interest organizations both in Urbana-Champaign as well as in the greater Midwest area. 

The Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) is a unit of the Office of Inclusion & Intercultural Relations located in Urbana. The AACC promote cross-cultural understanding and aims to foster the academic and personal growth of students. 

The University YMCA strives to strengthen the community by developing student leaders committed to social justice, environmental protection, interfaith cooperation, and global engagement. The YMCA is home to a variety of student organizations, including PSA!

The Midwest Association of Filipino Americans (MAFA) is an organization dedicated to promoting unity and cooperation amongst Filipino and Filipino Americans across the Midwest. MAFA hosts a variety of networking, leadership, and other focused events for the MAFA member schools, which PSA is one of.

The Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) is a local organization that aims to build trust and collaboration within the Asian Pacific American community on campus.