The Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois
Graduate Student Organizations
The Department of Chemistry Graduate Student Advisory Committee (DCGSAC) is an organization composed of peer-elected graduate students. These elected committee members serve as arbitrators for student needs and concerns, as well as social and educational event coordinators.
The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) is an organization dedicated to assisting minority scientists in both the academic and professional spheres.
The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) was founded in the fall of 2005 to promote the development of women in the chemical sciences. With the support of our local ACS chapter and the University of Illinois Chemistry department, we have planned events that include professional and social opportunities that benefit graduate students, faculty, staff, and undergraduates. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to join.
SACNAS is a professional organization aimed at encouraging minorities, especially Native Americans and Latinos to pursue graduate studies in science/technology/engineering/mathematics (STEM) sciences. On campus, the group is composed of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty. For more information on the local SACNAS UIUC Chapter, visit
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National SACNAS organization.
YCC advocates for and provide resources to students, early-career chemists and professionals in the chemical sciences and related fields.
(OSTEM@Illinois) is a student organiza-tion at the University of Urbana-Champaign dedicated to the development of LGBTQIA+ students in STEM fields. oSTEM hosts a multitude of events that work to further LGBTQIA+ students in their educational and professional careers.