General Body Meetings will be held once a month in the Auburn Student Center. Please check the Google calendar at the bottom of the page for specific times and days of the meetings.

The Auburn University Black Graduate and Professional Student Association is a chapter of the National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA) which was founded at Howard University in 1989. On Auburn's campus, we are under the Multicultural Affairs Office with the goal of becoming a prominent organization for the needs of African-American students

Mission Statement

The Auburn University Black Graduate and Professional Association is an academic and professional organization that exists to address the unique needs and concerns of minority graduate and professional students, and to promote diversity within the Auburn community. The mission of the Auburn University Black Graduate and Professional Association is to advance the scholarly activity of minority students and to improve the conditions of the social environment.

Through the use of consistent social interaction and multi-cultural programming geared largely towards scholarship, career and community assistance, the Black Graduate and Professional Association fosters academic achievement, understanding of and respect for differences, and, ultimately, the development of future minority leadership.


To provide a support system for all students enrolled in graduate and professional programs.

To serve as a networking organization for all students and alumni.

To provide current and prospective students advice in regards to graduate and professional programs.

To assist Auburn University in recruiting qualified students into graduate and professional programs.

To work with other university organizations and the surrounding community to ensure the creation of an institutional environment- both within and outside the classroom- that fosters students’ full personal, academic, and professional development.

Achievement of these purposes shall be provided and practiced through workshops; guest speakers, scholarship, academic writing, research meetings, and other activities that may help the organization meet its purpose and objectives.

Our organization is comprised of the executive board and general body members, including committee chairs. Members may be any Auburn University student.

To read the constitution, and learn about the committees, click here.