The purpose of the Black Student Union is to cultivate a comfortable environment for Black students at W&J by promoting an educational, social, and cultural venue. The Black Student Union will promote recognition of Black students on the Washington & Jefferson College campus in addition to being an avenue that will enact social change. The Black Student Union will act as a conduit between Black and other minority students, faculty, and administrators. The Black Student Union will assist other organizations involving campus-wide issues or events and encourages all students at Washington & Jefferson College to participate.