The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) is a student-run organization open to ALL individuals from a variety of academic disciplines and programs who are dedicated to support students of African descent in the pursuit of graduate and professional advancement at the University of Delaware. This fine association strives to accomplish four key goals: Academic Excellence; Professional Development; Fellowship; and Community Service.

Throughout the year, we plan a variety of academic, professional, civic, and social programming that focus on five core endeavors including:

As an organization, the role and impact of BGSA on the UD campus is directly related to its connection to other organizations on campus. So, BGSA has developed detailed strategic plans in working collaboratively with the Office of Graduate and Professional Education and the Graduate Student Government.