Undergraduate Student Organizations
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Check out our most updated list of undergraduate student organizations below. If you find an organization that you are interested in joining, email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can get you connected.
Alpha Sigma Nu is the national jesuit honor society which recognizes the best and brightest in the jesuit university system. To be a member is a great honor which confers lasting ties to leaders across the world.
The American Chemical Society Student Chapter strives to prepare students as they continue their education or enter into a career in the field of chemistry. Through various events hosted by the ACS Student Chapter, members will be privy to presentations given by members of academia, industry, and the like, all of which will serve to enrich the experience of the chemistry student at the University
The AIAS at USF is affiliated with the American Institute of Architecture Students, a national organization. The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education.
This organization was formed to create a community of students interested in pursuing ideas in design beyond the classroom. Through this organization, the members will gain the resources needed to move into the professional design world. Members will participate in workshops, field trips, lectures, exhibitions, and other events to create a community of their own.
The Asian Entrepreneurs Club at University of San Francisco is a group of young business elites that are active in San Francisco Bay-area and is affiliated to the School of Management at USF. AEC aims to create a platform for the future entrepreneurs, on which they can consolidate their commercial knowledge, improve business accomplishment, take part in commercial business and make connections.
Beta Alpha Psi is an Honors Accounting and Finance organization that enhances one's professional reputation and communication skills, and encourages bonding through activities, service, scholastic achievement, and most importantly provides networking opportunities.
The mission of BBA is to enhance the academic and business affiliated career opportunities for Black students at USF through professional exposure, professional development, and community involvement.
To provide support, encouragement, and mentorship to the black nursing students at the USF School of Nursing and Health Professions to help the students successfully achieve their nursing goals with a confident understanding of their incredible value to the school as well as the nursing profession.
The purpose of CNS is to promote awareness of the field of neuroscience through two colloquium series and community events. Community events will bring students interested in neuroscience and the neuroscience minor at USF together so we can help each other grow and advance in the field and as science students at the University of San Francisco.
The purpose of DSA is to create a social and academic environment for Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics majors. It will allow students to make connections to companies who work in the field of Big Data and Analytics. DSA will give students the resources and guidance needed to make them top candidates while applying for jobs or higher education.
Our mission is to bridge the gap between the classroom and the industry. We are passionate about empowering students with the necessary skills and resources to navigate the professional world and reach their highest potential.
The purpose of KDP is to create a community of students with a common interest in education and becoming teachers and/or working in the field of education. KDP strives to recognize and encourage individuals pursuing a career and education. This organization aims to aid individuals in developing and expanding their social and career-oriented networks in the field of education and teaching.
The purpose of the Kinesiology Student Association is to advance the knowledge of future kinesiology professionals. Members of this association shall participate in service to better society and shall become educated on understanding human movement and teaching others. All members shall encourage health and well-being.
The purpose of Lambda Pi Eta is to (a) recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies; (b) stimulate interest in the field of communication; (c) to promote and encourage professional development among communication majors; (d) to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication.
Our purpose is to examine the influence of gender in the nursing profession. Through active involvement in volunteerism and activities both on and off campus, this organization strives to develop leadership, peer-mentor relationships, and fundamental nursing skills. The organization serves as an opportunity to educate and celebrate the nuanced experiences of both male and female nurses.
Marketing Club is an organization designed for students to advance marketing competencies, develop business skills, and network with others of similar interest. It is built to provide its members with internship/job opportunities and opportunities to explore what a future in the San Francisco marketing world has to offer to them.
The purpose of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) is to provide underrepresented pre-medical students with knowledge and skills in relation to professional involvement in the field of health care. The goal of the organization to help improve minority student matriculation into all professional health-related programs (with an emphasis on medicine).
The Nursing Students' Association is an organization that fosters the transformation from student nurse to professional nurse through the development of leadership, innovation, and service. NSA embraces a diverse, socially responsible learning community with exemplary academic rigor, service to the community, and mentorship to enhance our students’ education, to change the face of health care.
The Purpose of Omicron Delta Epsilon shall be to recognize scholastic attainment and honor outstanding achievements in Economics; to establish ties between students and faculty within and among colleges and universities; and to stimulate and promote student interest in all aspects of Economics.
Omicron Theta Chi is a pre-professional health organization established to stimulate higher academic achievement, provide service to the community and further friendship and cooperation among those students interested in careers in the health sciences.
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity assists undergraduate students in making an informed decision about pursuing a legal career, deciding which law school to attend, and preparing for the rigors of law school. Service to the student, the school, the profession and the community.
Philosophy Club is a place for students who are interested in philosophy to explore a range of topics in a casual and friendly setting outside the classroom. Each week we cover questions in a discussion led by a different member every week. No background experience is necessary to participate. All that is required is an open mind, a listening ear, and a willingness to reciprocally learn and teach.
This honor organization seeks to unite all interest in pre-medical undergraduate pursuits by fostering a community through service, positive social interactions, and fundraising. Any students are welcome from any background and any interest level in attending medical school.
The University of San Francisco Pre-Dental Society strives to create a network of pre-dental students to support each other in the application process for dental school, to provide service to the community, to raise awareness about the dental profession, and to support the University of San Francisco in its future as an institution for pre-dental students.
As the Pre-Pharmacy Club here at USF, we strive to help you explore whether or not the pharmaceutical field is for you! Whether it's compounding, industry, retail, in-patient, or even managerial pharmacy - we can help you discover your fit. We'll help you form professional relationships, gain related experiences, and prepare ourselves for future careers in the various fields of pharmacy.
This organization is available to all undergraduate students of University San Francisco who have an interest in pursuing the physician assistant career. The purpose behind this is to educate and help prepare students for graduate school by presenting them with academic, professional, and social support.
Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
To provide a community that is an open and welcoming gathering place for students of all races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, etc. to come together and be a part of an organization for those who are passionate about the field of physics.
The Stock Investment Club is focused on educating its members on stock trading through its socials, conferences, and competitions. Members get in touch with professionals from prestigious banks, accounting firms, and stockbrokers to expand their professional network. Internship and job opportunities are the most important benefits for its members.
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Since its founding in 1922, more than 200,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 670 chapters have been established throughout the US.
Tri-Gamma Women's Nursing Society was established in 1946 under the banner of Goodness, Graciousness and Generosity. Since then, the women of Tri-Gamma have worked to uphold these values through community service, academics, and the establishment of sisterhood.
The Women in Business Club is designed to create a network of like-minded women to help them throughout their educational path and into their future careers. We want to promote female confidence in the business world by assisting with the unique struggles women face in professional settings.
AWM (Associate for Women in Mathematics) at USFCA seeks to promote gender equality and diversity in STEM fields. This group is designed to connect past and current members and establish growth in USFCA's math community.
Women in Science strives to support and encourage our female students in their pursuit of the sciences. Women in Science encourages its members to engage in mentorship, networking, and outreach, as well as seminars and discussions to further learning. This enables members to interact with each other as well as the community at large and fosters the dynamic of reciprocity and support for members.
Women in Technology is dedicated to supporting, engaging and empowering women in STEM. Furthermore, the mission of WIT is to aid in the growth and development of women, to create a strong community of women in technology, and to provide opportunities for academic and professional success.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated began as a vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University. The sorority has grown into a union of thousands of college-trained women who are bound by a powerful mystique, a real moving factor in the lives of students in more than four hundred institutions of higher learning; it is one of the most solvent corporations in the world today. As Alpha Kappa Alpha has grown, it has kept in balance two very important themes: the importance of the individual and strength of an organization of women of courage and ability. As the world became more complex, there was a need for associations which cut across racial, geographical, political, physical and social barriers.
The purposes of this Fraternity shall be: to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.
The purpose of Delta Delta Delta shall be to establish a perpetual bond of friendship among its members, to develop a stronger and more womanly character, to broaden the moral and intellectual life, and to assist its members in every possible way.
Tau Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is a historically black sorority. Our principle, purpose, and aim are to uphold scholastic achievement, uplift black women on campus, and be a positive for in the community.
The purpose of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort.
Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. prides itself in being an academic fraternity that cultivates and supports academic excellence. Our goal as an organization is to help college students transition into the University of San Francisco by sharing resources and experience. We foster brotherhood by creating a fun & safe environment where individuals can feel they have a place & a family.
Through various committees and programming, Greek Council brings together individuals from each chapter to share their ideas, create new initiatives, and build stronger bonds between the chapters.
The purpose of Eta Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta shall be to represent the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity on the campus of University of San Francisco and to fulfill the purposes of the Fraternity as stated in the Kappa Alpha Theta Constitution, 2018 edition. This purpose does not contradict the University’s mission or its Catholic, Jesuit character.
To promote and foster Latina leaders through educational and professional development, relationship building, and community involvement. Our intent is to provide our members exposure to resources for continued growth.
Panhellenic Association aims to develop and maintain women’s fraternity life and interfraternity relations at a high level of accomplishment by aiding in the goals of members, achieving excellent scholarship and intellectual development, cooperating with member women’s fraternities, and acting in accordance with National Panhellenic Council's standards.
We shall be known as the California Chi Chapter of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity duly installed on the 22th day of November, in the year 2014. The Men of the California Chi Chapter of Phi Delta Theta believe that fundamental policies and regulations are necessary for the successful conduct of the chapter, as well as for the strengthening of the fraternity as a whole. Phi Delta Theta was organized
The Black Student Union is meant as a space and platform to speak, celebrate, and empower the black community within USF. Through the means of community engagement and intentional/affirmative education, the Black Student Union creates and cultivates an environment of everlasting togetherness, familyhood, bonds, and overall black excellence.
BRASA serves as the voice of Brazilian students by promoting education and advocating for the USF Brazilian student body, providing a social community, creating social interaction, and developing educational opportunities for community inclusion and enrichment. The association seeks to create an environment where students are motivated to actively cultivate Brazilian culture and traditions.
The goals of our organization are: to promote Chinese culture and customs and provide opportunities for people who want to know more about China; to devote ourselves to the multi-cultural school life and get involved in the campus activities; to facilitate members' transition to their new lives in San Francisco and help them make more friends.
To learn about the cultures of both Ethiopia and Eritrea and to form a community of Habeshas on the USF campus. This community is there in order to promote long-lasting friendships with individuals who understand one another, provide an environment of belonging and serve as a way for members to form connections in the academic and business world.
The purpose of French Club is to promote Francophone culture in a relaxed environment where students of all levels can practice speaking French. Through the organization of cultural, social, academic, and intellectual activities French club shall provide for its members the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the French language.
The University of San Francisco's Hawaiian Ensemble is a campus organization dedicated to promoting and perpetuating Hawaiian cultural traditions through na mele (song), hula (dance), and olelo Hawaii (language). The Hawaiian Ensemble has formed as a way of spreading awareness of Hawaiian culture to Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians alike thereby preserving the culture we are so proud of.
Hui 'O Hawai'i is a cultural organization that observes and appreciates the Hawaiian culture in efforts to promote the Aloha Spirit and the concept of 'Ohana (family). Hui O Hawaii is a way for both students from Hawaii and elsewhere to come together and familiarize themselves to a new culture while preserving where we are from.
The Indian Student Organization brings together students from diverse backgrounds and creates an inclusive cultural environment where everyone feels safe and is welcome. ISO's main purpose is to educate our members as well as the USF community on the current events and cultural history of India and South Asia. Through cultural events and programs we will be able to reach the greater USF population
ISA serves as the voice of international students by promoting cultural education, advocating for the USF international student body, providing a social community, creating social interaction, and developing educational opportunities for cultural enrichment.
InterVarsity is a community of students & faculty following Jesus together. We offer space for Bible discussions, worship & prayer, leadership training, discipleship, & conferences with other IV chapters. Our members come from different places, families, cultures, & faiths to grow in love for God, His Word, people of every ethnicity & culture, & His purposes in our world. www.intervarsity.org
The Iranian Student Union seeks to create a space for students involved or interested in Iranian/Persian culture and language. Our mission is to provide a source of belonging and familiarity to Iranian and Iranian-American students, as well as connect students of all backgrounds with Iranian culture.
The purpose of this organization is to engage its members in an enriched social and cultural life based on discovering Jewish values, cultures and identities. This purpose does not contradict the University’s mission or its Catholic, Jesuit character.
Promote the unity & solidarity of the Philippine American community by creating a campus-wide environment that affirms the richness & uniqueness of the many cultural experiences of members & by actively involving educational & pre-professional programs that aid in the assessment, development & actualization of each member. To share, encourage participation & educate others of the Filipino culture.
The purpose of Latinas Unidas shall be to create opportunities for social and academic success through on and off campus activities. We primarily focus on providing a space for the Latinx community, with an emphasis on understanding our intersecting identities. Although a majority of our members identify as Latina women, we aim to promote individual growth through an inclusive environment.
The purpose of MEChA is to create Chicanx/Latinx nationalism in which educational, cultural, economic, political, and social empowerment is used to educate and liberate nuestra gente. We will reflect on our oppressed history, celebrate our achievements, and take the risks needed for a better future.
The Pacific Islander Collective is a student organization centered around the exploration of Oceanian identity, representation, culture, social issues, history, academia, and to speak about any Pacific Islander related topics brought on by members. It is a space for Native Pacific Islander members to come together and not have to feel like the 1%.
Bringing together like-minded students to better understand South East Asian cultures while providing members an opportunity to network through events and activities and give them a sense of belonging to a community. SEASA also aims to unite every South East Asian student of USF under one roof.
The Taiwanese Students Association at University of San Francisco was created in the nature of serving others. The main reason for establishment is to provide a channel for Taiwanese students to find and communicate with each other. We also provide information about USF and vital information about living in San Francisco for Taiwanese students who are prepared to attend school here.
Thai Student Union aims to ensure the promotion and appreciation of the Thai culture at USF and in the community, while giving Thai student population at USF a sense of belonging to a community. Thai Student Union also gives Thai students at USF the opportunity to professionally establish a network and build connections through social events and activities.
Vietnamese Student Association promotes the importance of the cultural, social, and service interests of the Vietnamese community and hopes to celebrate Vietnamese culture for Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese students alike. VSA also strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment in which our community can grow, bond, and support one another.
The Ballroom and Latin Dance Club’s mission is to provide the entire USF community with free ballroom dance lessons in a comfortable, social, environment and the opportunities to further their knowledge in dance.
Founded in 1863, we, the ASUSF College Players continue to uphold our tradition of quality theatrical experiences for the University community and the Bay Area. As a student-funded and student-governed Theatre company, we encourage student creativity in the arts and provide an outlet for original student work. We provide thoughtful experiences for our audiences and a community building experience.
Founded in 2009, the San Francisco Dons Band annually performs at 30+ campus and community events. The Band serves to promote and represent the University of San Francisco.
Our student-led approach makes us a fun and relaxed ensemble. We strive to create an environment where our members can be themselves, explore, improve musically, gain leadership experience, and socialize.
The Graphics Center, or GC, exists for the purpose of providing promotional and advertising services for the University of San Francisco. We strive to provide open communication, maintain and build university networks, and create a strong sense of community. It is the goal of the Graphics Center and its staff to meet the publicity needs of USF consistently and creatively.
SF Urban Photography is a club about learning how to use photography for expression and as a hobby. It is based mainly on the community we build and getting experienced individuals to share their insights on the subject.
USFtv aims to serve the USF community by representing the student voice, providing entertainment, and reporting on USF and San Francisco related news. We also act as a transition for USF Media Studies, Film Studies, and Marketing students from the University into professional fields of work. Our purpose does not contradict the Universityʼs mission or its Catholic and Jesuit characters.
ASUSF Voices is an organization open to all members of the University of San Francisco community. This organization is open to all undergraduate students who are currently enrolled and have paid their activity fee to ASUSF. This is an organization that also welcomes and serves any non-student members of the USF community, including staff, faculty, and alumni.
USF Alliance for Change aims to promote both unity and solidarity within the greater USF community by helping to develop socially just and health communities for those currently and/or formerly incarcerated. Additionally, we are passionate about reducing the stigma associated with incarceration by spreading awareness on campus and learning about the criminal justice system.
Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity whose primary mission is to develop leadership, promote friendship, and provide service to humanity. Our chapter here at the University of San Francisco is one of many that strives to promote the mission of providing service to our chapter, our campus, our community, and our country.
ACV focuses on providing those who have an interest in Anime, Cartoons, Video games, Cosplay and other aspects of nerd culture a fun and creative environment in which everyone with similar interests can interact. Club members will have the opportunity to experience a meeting catered to this community every week, ranging from anime showings/talks to video game nights and even movie discussions.
Automotive Club provides a location for students to enjoy the passion of automobiles. Members will be able to learn about automotive vehicles, racing, and join car meets. Previous automotive experience or interest not required!
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
The purpose of this organization is to give an environment for students to speak openly about contemporary issues revolving their experiences as men of color. Through this we aim to build connections and act as mentors for younger students.
The purpose of this club is to inform others about the effects of cancer and connect with the cancer support community within San Francisco. We work together to help find a cure by fundraising and showing support for cancer research.
The general purpose of Chi Upsilon Zeta Fraternity is to promote activity, awareness, and justice by creating an environment rich in social and cultural experience. Through active involvement in community, national and global issues, this organization seeks to educate and deepen the understanding of diversity in various communities, and above all serve as active members in those various communities.
Circle K is the largest collegiate student-run service organization throughout the entire world. Circle K focuses on the following tenants: service, leadership, and fellowship. As a service organization, we strive to give back to our community, build our members to become better leaders, and bond together as a family. Live to serve, love to serve.
The purpose of Colleges Against Cancer is to hold fundraisers in order to raise money to donate to the American Cancer Society that will go towards cancer research, patient care, and many other services for cancer patients.
The mission of CFCC at USF is to aid in the development of the university’s recognized Culturally Focused Clubs and Organizations and their individual members. Involvement in leadership activities and a commitment to open communication is the foundation upon which CFCC will inspire collaboration, empowerment, and interculturalism.
Our main purposes include: learning about ecosystems through restoration, stewarding the restoration and maintenance of the Lone Mountain Native Plant Preserve, building an environmental community for students, gaining professional skills through restoring ecosystems, contributing to the environmental movement in San Francisco, and engaging in environmental justice and service learning.
The purpose of this organization is to build community among students interested in Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science by organizing club events, activities, and outings. Moreover, the organization will serve to connect students with other like-minded students who share each other’s interests in a positive, welcoming, motivating space. This organization will aim to provide students with resources around academic success and professional development. Additionally, the organization will facilitate networking between club members and professionals within the Environmental Engineering and Environmental Science field. At its core, this organization will also aim to promote social justice through community-driven environmental engineering and science projects.
Esther Madriz Activist Scholars is a club that works alongside the Esther Madriz Diversity Scholars Program to bring awareness to social inequalities occurring in the world around us. Our hope is that by bringing awareness, to these often overlooked issues, an opportunity will be created for students to meaningfully engage with one another.
Food Recovery Network works to both fight waste, and feed people. FRN student volunteers recover uneaten food from the USF cafeteria, and serve meals to the San Francisco community four nights a week.
Generation Citizen (GC) works to ensure that every student in the United States receives an effective action civics education, which provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens. We envision a country of young people working as active and effective citizens to collectively rebuild our American democracy.
Generation to Generation is the University of San Francisco's intergenerational student organization. As such, we encourage interactions between USF students and students at the Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning by creating a platform for both to engage in activities, discussion, and service.
The purpose of this club is to engage in discussion and share the enjoyment of the Harry Potter series. It is for those who enjoyed reading or watching the Harry Potter to get together and participate in activities and discussions surrounding anything in the book or movie series. The club is a place for students to decompress from the school day and relax.
MVUSF is an organization that caters to the special needs of foreign and United States military veterans. These special needs will include but not be limited to directing to or advising on mental health resources, career/academic roadmap planning, events/event planning pertaining to specific service traditions of the United States Marine Corps, Army, Air force, and Coast Guard.
To prepare undergraduate students to practice and argue law through teaching and encouraging critical thinking, public speaking, and extemporaneous thinking.
Model UN brings together students who have a passion for discussing current events on the international stage. We debate issues, not from our own point of view, but from the point of view of the country we represent.
We are a service-based club dedicated to protecting the global welfare of animals. We accomplish immediate goals towards the promotion of humane treatment and animal rights consciousness through community service projects such as awareness promoting campaigns and volunteering with Bay Area organizations and shelters.
RHA is an active presence on campus that aims to serve as a voice for residents. The organization accomplishes this by providing leadership opportunities within residence halls, planning and executing educational initiatives that seek to provide a positive on-campus living experience and serve as a liaison between students and other campus entities.
She’s the First is a non-profit organization that raises money and awareness for girls’ education in third world countries. The She’s the First vision is of gender equality. She’s the First supports girls who will be the first in their families to graduate high school and trains students everywhere to be global leader.
Spoon University is a national organization which is the new platform for all things food – learn about all the places to eat in the city or the best college hacks to make your roommates turn heads at your self-cooked meal as they eat their instant ramen cups. It’s written for college students, by college students.
This club functions to apply sustainable principles to students of all disciplines on campus. We support all the tangible objectives you'd think Sustainability Club is involved in: recycling, composting, reducing water use; but are by no means limited to these. We also collaborate with businesses, nonprofits and partners off campus and facilitate events that promote environmental understanding.
Transfer Nation serves as the voice of transfer students by promoting education and advocating for the USF transfer student body, providing a social community, creating social interaction, and developing educational opportunities for community inclusion and enrichment.
The purpose of Yoga Club is to provide a space for students to explore the practice of yoga. Through breath, movement, and discourse, Yoga Club members will seek to experience union of body, mind, and spirit.