Organizations and activities offer an opportunity for the development of leadership skills. Through group dynamics and interaction, students learn more about themselves and others and how to work effectively in group situations. All student organizations are under the jurisdiction of the College. Tougaloo offers a variety of clubs and organizations including the following:
Anointed Voices of G.R.A.C.E. (Gifts Received At Christ's Expense), the College's 70-plus member gospel choir, began as a freshman orientation choir in 2000. The choir is committed to spreading joy through gospel. The choir has been on tour throughout the state of Mississippi and parts of Alabama and continues to be a positive influence on Tougaloo College students.
Concert Choir offers excellent training in choral music to students with musical interest and ability. Watch the Tougaloo College Concert Choir perform March 11, 2013 in Providence, Rhode Island.
The Harambee, a student produced newspaper, is an excellent vehicle for students interested in writing to showcase their talents. The director of the Journalism Program is responsible for advising the newspaper staff.
Pre-Alumni Council members engage in meaningful activities involving the alumni. The Council serves as a mechanism to prepare students to be active and viable alumni upon graduation.
Reuben V. Anderson Pre-Law Society is designed for students who desire to become a member of the legal profession. The students participate and host a number of events that showcase their speaking and leadership skills.
Students have the opportunity to participate and/or serve in a number of other clubs and organizations. Among those are:
- Active Minds
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
- Alpha Kappa Delta, The International Sociology Honor Society
- Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students
- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
- American Association for University Women (AAUW)
- Baptist Student Union
- Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society
- Cheerleader Competition Squad
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- Economic Club
- Faculty Assistants MEntors (FAME)
- Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc.
- Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC)
- Jackson Heart Study Undergraduate Training and Education Center
- Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
- Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity
- Math and Science Club
- Mississippi Student Justice Alliance (MSJA)
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.)
- Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
- Peer Health Educators
- Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Pre-Alumni Council
- Reuben V. Anderson Pre-Law Society
- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
- Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
- Spanish Club
- Speech and Debate Team
- Student Government Association (SGA)
- Tougaloo Academic Club
- Tougaloo Ambassadors for Meritorious Scholars (TAMS)
- Tougaloo Male Initiative
- Tougaloo Pride
- Womanhood Mentorship
- Young Entrepreneurs
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.