ISA is a nonprofit and nonpolitical organization. It is affiliated to all the associated students of the University of Colorado Denver. The purpose of ISA is to promote and increase awareness of South Asian heritage and culture through education community involvement and providing a forum for social networking. Over the past few years, ISA has become one of the active student organizations conducting festive events such as Diwali and Holi every year. ISA works towards promoting and creating awareness of the culture and traditional values.