Student Organizations

With 90+ student organizations on the SJU campus, every student has opportunities to join, lead, expand horizons, make friends and have fun. Listed below are student organizations currently registered at Saint Joseph's University. Look over the list to find the one that’s right for you, and if you don't, start new one. You can also find additional resources, including how to request funds from the Student Budget Allocations Committee and request a club website on our Resources page

 

  • We are the official student section of Saint Joseph's athletics, offering students the chance to enjoy Hawks games in a unique way. We aim to increase everyone's school spirit and make their time on Hawk Hill more enjoyable by bridging the gap between the average student and the university's sports teams.

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  • Our mission is to provide entertainment through music and a cappella to the communities of SJU and beyond.

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  • Our mission is to give business students of the Haub School of Business the ability to network, grow relationships, receive internships/jobs and better prepare an individual for the rapid changes of the business world.

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  • Active Minds seeks to open up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for and valued on campus.

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  • The purpose of this organization is to provide a space that will unite students of African and/or Caribbean backgrounds as a means to provide them a sense of home away from home, to bring multi-ethnic and multicultural diversity to the university. It is an inclusive organization that hopes to spread knowledge about African and Caribbean culture to the SJU community.

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  • Agape Christian Fellowship is a Gospel community that loves God, loves people and serves our campus.

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  • Our mission is to create extraordinary leaders of personal and professional excellence who exemplify the core values and will lead the world's premier aerospace force defending freedom.

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  • Alpha Epsilon Delta is a national honor society founded in 1926 to recognize and encourage excellence in students seeking careers in the health professions. The society now boasts 190 chapters and over 160,000 members of which about 7000 are current undergraduates. Saint Joseph’s began the Pennsylvania Eta Chapter of AED in 1968 and has inducted over 1300 members in the past 51 years. Membership is selective and students must meet the academic standards of the organization by maintaining a minimum 3.3 grade point average in both their science courses and overall curriculum, as well as demonstrating a commitment to the health professions. Students are eligible for membership beginning in the spring semester of their sophomore year.

  • Alpha Gamma Delta is an international women's fraternity that promotes academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership and personal development and above all, a spirit of loving sisterhood. Guided by our purpose, Alpha Gamma Deltas strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them and the communities in which they live. Together, we continually work to inspire the woman and impact the world.

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  • Gamma Epsilon Philadelphia City Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is a chapter of dynamic, radiant and distinguished young women. Our leadership and dedication to service and scholarship are evident through our work on our respective campuses, throughout the North Atlantic Region and internationally. The glorious and exemplary Gamma Epsilon Philadelphia City Chapter’s membership comprises five schools: Drexel University, La Salle University, Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls Campus, Saint Joseph’s University and the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Alpha Kappa Psi prides itself on developing “principled business leaders” based on our core values: brotherhood, knowledge, unity, service and integrity.

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  • Alpha Omicron Phi is a social sorority on campus. Our mission is to encourage a spirit of fraternity and love among its members; to stand for character, scholarship and college loyalty and to strive for and support the best interests of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed.

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  • Alpha Phi International Fraternity is a membership organization dedicated to promoting sisterhood, cultivating leadership, encouraging intellectual curiosity and advocating service. Alpha Phi develops character for a lifetime.

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  • The Saint Joseph’s University American Marketing Association is a collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association, that provides an environment focused on the professional development of students. The SJU AMA is devoted to helping its members, student body and community make great strides in teaching, communicating and connecting with a plethora of marketing resources.

    Our chapter provides a fun and exciting environment that allows students to be exposed to industry professionals who educate our members on trends within the industry and share valuable advice for a successful future. The SJU AMA serves as a liaison between the learning that occurs in a classroom setting and the professional world. It is our greatest hope that our members enter the professional world with the knowledge, resources, confidence and ethical values for a prosperous future.

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  • Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity provides a foundation of leadership skills to its members that is developed through service to others. As the largest Greek-letter organization as well as the largest collegiate service organization, the work of its chapters since 1925 has had significant impacts on individuals, campuses and communities for decades. Each year, APO members record more than 1 million hours of service, and this number continues to grow because of APO’s devoted membership.

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  • The Art Club's mission is to make art and give Saint Joseph's a creative hub.

  • We aim to celebrate Asian culture with Asian and non-Asian students and offer an opportunity to learn, engage and build networks while maintaining a healthy community on campus.

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  • Our mission is to bring together those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the community through social events.

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  • The mission of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business. This mission is exemplified in the five objectives of the Society. They are:

    • I. Encourage and honor high academic achievement by students of business and
    • management through chapters in AACSB accredited programs.
    • II. Foster in our members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of
    • the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom and earnestness.
    • III. Support the advancement of business thought, at both the Society and chapter levels, so
    • as to encourage lifelong learning for members and other constituents.
    • IV. Enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for students and alumni members in their
    • professional lives.
    • V. Enhance the visibility and reputation of Beta Gamma Sigma.


    The Saint Joseph’s University Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma is affiliated with and chartered by Beta Gamma Sigma International (“BGS HQ”) and the SJU chapter derives its mission and objectives from BGS HQ. Our chapter communicates and maintains a close relationship with BGS HQ, the BGS Board of Governors and the Philadelphia BGS Alumni Chapter.

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  • Our mission is to mentor local youth students in the area.

  • Our mission is to provide a strong support system for African American students on campus, to create an atmosphere that focuses on promoting the social, cultural and academic well-being of Saint Joseph's African American members.

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  • Bridging The Gap (BTG) is a proactive and progressive organization that aims to promote awareness of ALL diversities and underrepresented lifestyles and ethnicities in order to create a more welcoming and accepting environment at Saint Joseph’s University. BTG strives to create a cohesive community amongst the student body, faculty, and administration to spread the message of unity and embrace the beauty and celebration of diversity with the support of the entire campus community. BTG will increase consciousness of the need for the celebration of all identities “bridging the gap” between people from all walks of life.

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  • BITS is a networking, service and social organization for the BIA major. We typically host 6-10 speaker events and support the Career Development Center with Talk with Hawks, Career Fair and Industry Events. We also host several service activities and help acclimate students to BIA.

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  • Our mission is to represent the democratic party on campus as well as help students stay updated on politics on a national and global scale and foster thoughtful conversations. 

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  • Our mission is to provide an atmosphere on campus for Republicans to meet and engage in politics.

  • The staff of the Crimson and Gray solicits creative writing and visual art from the undergraduate student body, decides which submissions are strongest and produces a literary magazine each spring.

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  • The Haub School of Business offers a four-year co-curricular leadership development program for all SJU undergraduate students from the Haub School of Business or from the College of Arts and Sciences. They need to be committed to learning more about the concept of leadership broadly and exploring their own perspective, experience, and trajectory of leadership specifically. Students will learn a distinctively HSB and Jesuit framework of leadership that is values-based, reflective and biased toward serving others. The program is designed to be progressive in nature, building on the skills, lessons and experiences of the previous year(s), with increasing demands and responsibilities. The Dean’s Leadership Program will directly contribute to the formation of our students and will be another distinctive feature that will distinguish the HSB and SJU from other schools and universities.

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  • Delta Delta Sigma at Saint Joseph's University strives to provide pre-dental students with an ample amount of opportunities to learn more about the dental field. With featured guest speakers, healthcare shadowing and information sessions from well-known dental schools in the area, the organization allows for interested students to become more involved and prepared in and for the dental community.

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  • Our mission is to empower women and establish among its members a perpetual bond of friendship, to develop in them strong womanly character and to impress upon them high standards of conduct.

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  • Our mission is to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

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  • The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is an organization with chapter members that are committed to service. We host events with a focus on uplifting, informing and educating the community. The Epsilon Phi Chapter was chartered on March 27, 1966, and recognizes five universities, including Saint Joseph's University.

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  • The Economics Society exists to provide all students interested in the field of economics opportunities to engage in economic debate and discussion through student and faculty presentations, panel discussions, publications, films, lecturers from outside the SJU community, and expeditions to sites of economic interest. It also serves as a forum for student input and a venue for the distribution of information about opportunities for further economic education, through conferences, internships, fellowships and post-graduate positions.

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  • The mission of this organization is to create a welcoming environment where students can practice their Spanish skills and learn about different cultures through creative activities.

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  • Followed by a Bear is focused on student written, directed and performed theater. The organization strives to create an environment of freedom of expression through performance art and to encourage members to utilize their talents in the many aspects of theater to create experiences and productions with a sense of freedom and independence.

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  • Our mission is to inform our club members on the food industry and bring them opportunities to network and learn from our partners in the food industry.

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  • Our club is bent on fighting waste and feeding people. We recover leftovers from Campion Dining Hall and transport the leftovers to various shelters in Philadelphia. Our club is focused on decreasing food insecurity within the Philadelphia community.

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  • Our mission is to keep the Irish traditions of this sort alive in our community.

  • Through world-class programs, innovative partnerships, critical industry support, expansive campus engagement and an unrivaled lifelong professional network, Gamma Iota Sigma leads the sustainable growth and diversification of the insurance industry’s student talent pipeline across all functional areas.

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  • We strive to advocate for gender-equal policies and practices in the Haub School of Business.

  • Our mission is to allow Greek-American students to immerse themselves in their culture, create long-lasting connections with other Greek-American students and strengthen the bond with their ethnicity, religion and culture during their time on and off-campus.

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  • Greek Council is the uniting organization for all chapters of Greek Life on campus. We promote Greek unity through different events and communications and hold biweekly meetings where all the chapters can collaborate.

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  • The purpose of this club is:

    1. To strive to perform to the best of our abilities for the greater good of the group
    2. To sing beautiful music
    3. To discover new vocables
    4. To bring a unique form of entertainment to the Saint Joseph’s University community
    5. To strive to gain musical knowledge and skills
    6. To create a community of like-minded people
    7. To challenge ourselves musically via competition
    8. To share our love of music and have fun

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  • HawkHUB Club is a group of students committed to combating food and basic need insecurity through running day-to-day operations of HawkHUB, SJU’s food and basic needs resource center.

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  • Hawks in Flight is essentially the "Commuters Club" on campus. Our goal is to build connections within the campus community by unifying the gap between the commuters and residential life, as well as enabling commuting students to have the best college experience possible by hosting both on and off-campus activities/events.

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  • A group of Saint Joseph Students committed to creating awareness, promoting prevention and fundraising for cancer.

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  • A place where all people, dancers or not, can come and have a fun time learning beginner/intermediate dances. Our purpose is to create a safe environment and outlet for those who want to express themselves through dance.

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  • We are an organization of students that seeks to increase interest and knowledge in business on an international level. We aim to provide a variety of events promoting cultural exposure, networking and community services to the SJU community.

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  • The mission of Junto Club is to bring like-minded individuals together in the pursuit of knowledge. This mission is accomplished by philosophical discussion of famous thought experiments such as "The Trolly Problem" or "The Ship of Theseus."

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  • Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society. Our Tau Omega chapter at SJU is committed to helping our students grow in professional development, serve our local schools through Literacy and Math Alive Nights, and recognize and celebrate model teachers and pre-service teachers.

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  • Our mission is to inspire and equip men to lead an ethical life of growth, service and leadership. Lambda Chi Alpha envisions a world where the ideal man pursues a life of respect and inclusion for all. A world where we support and encourage one another. And a world where every brother models and embraces our values: loyalty, duty, respect, service and stewardship, honor, integrity and personal courage.

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  • The mission of this organization is to incorporate both Latino and Non-Latino students in programs and activities that will educate about and celebrate Hispanic cultures of the world. Our purpose is to express our pride, high spirit and dedication by celebrating cultural traditions, by also carrying a legacy to spread the value of Hispanic culture and bring awareness of Latinx Student Association.

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  • As an SJU club, we work with the Make A Wish Foundation to grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses.

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  • Our mission is to spread a love and appreciation for chemistry and science and get people involved in it through fun experiments, outreach events, and seminars.

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  • Our mission is to inform and educate students about the field of linguistics related to audiology and speech-language pathology.

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  • Our mission is to use business practices to promote environmental and social justice.

  • Phi Sigma Pi is a national honor fraternity.

  • Phi Sigma Sigma is a sorority focused on philanthropy, school and college readiness and cystic fibrosis. 

  • Philadelphia Cleanup Initiative is a student-run, collegiate club. The main purpose of the club is to not only bring recognition to the amount of litter that pollutes the parks of Philadelphia but also to create action towards having this litter removed and properly disposed of in the future.

  • PILOT prepares students for success by exposing them to the healthcare industry through networking and leadership opportunities so that they will have a competitive advantage upon graduation.

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  • Our mission is to provide SJU’s pre-physician assistant students a community of support. Within our pre-professional community, we aim to familiarize students with the graduate admissions process and educate students about the growing profession so that they are better prepared to apply to and enter a physician assistant graduate program in the future.

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  • Project Sunshine's mission is simple: Bringing joy and play to pediatric patients. Project Sunshine brings volunteer-led programming to pediatric patients and their families in a variety of medical settings including Teleplay, Project Sunshine's online live-video program.

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  • Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology. Our mission is to promote excellence in the science and application of psychology.

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  • Our mission is to break the stigma surrounding mental health. We do small fundraisers to lead up to our yearly Mental Health Speak Out. During this event, we welcome the entire student body and faculty to come to speak, listen, and/or learn and have a lot of people share their mental health stories.

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  • SJU Relay for Life is a campus-wide fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Each April, we hold our event in Hagan Arena where we celebrate our fundraising efforts and honor survivors and those passed. We raise money for cancer research, to help those suffering with medical bills, to decrease the prevalence of cancer, and to better the lives of patients and caretakers.

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  • Rotaract focuses on the development of young adults as leaders in their communities and workplaces. Students take part in international and local service projects, in a global effort to bring peace and international understanding to the world.

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  • Saint Joseph's Live is SJU's sketch comedy troupe. Think of it almost as SJU's version of Saturday Night Live.

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  • Our mission is to foster a great environment in which people of different backgrounds can come together to talk about the issues that impact our country politically.

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  • Our mission is to help undergrad students network with industry professionals, increase their knowledge of the real estate industry and get students jobs with excellent real estate firms.

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  • SJU Sales Club offers a unique opportunity to connect students to experienced salesmen and women through guest speakers and presentations in order to familiarize themselves with the sales industry, as well as to build up their personal network. The Sales Club is also a requirement of earning a Sales Certification from the University.

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  • Our mission is to collect excess food and redistribute to food scarce community members/ organizations fighting food hunger.

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon strives to build balanced men on campus by enforcing our three cardinal principles virtue, diligence and brotherly love.

  • We sell fair trade and organic coffee from Nicaragua. 100 % of our profits go towards the Schreiner's fund.

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  • We are a community performance-based dance club. No auditions, all styles welcome!

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  • Our mission is to educate, fundraise, advocate, and serve for Habitat for Humanity and other clubs similar to H4H.

  • We are an improv comedy team that holds weekly practices and puts on shows every couple of months.

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  • The purpose of the SJU Irish Dance Club is to teach, practice, and perform Irish Step Dance. We are created by individuals who are interested in continuing their background of Irish Dance and want to share it with others. The goals of the club are to teach and practice the fundamental of Irish Dance, choreograph dances, perform choreography in the SJU community and Philadelphia community, and to compete in the Colligate Irish Dancing Competition.

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  • The mission of SJU Italian Club is to share and discover Italian culture in whatever forms one may find it though education collaboration and positive community building in a manner inclusive to all.

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  • SJU Naturals is an organization that aims to promote wellness, self-care and healthy self-image on campus. Our focuses are on nutrition, mental health, skincare, haircare, etc. We want to expand what the word “natural” means and to foster an inclusive environment.

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  • This organization can be a great way to provide insight to Saint Joseph's University students regarding the start of their interest and involvement in nursing careers.

    This club can provide information with the 3 +2 Jefferson Program, Villanova 4 +1, and how to apply to other nursing schools as well as different fields regarding nursing.

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  • The Panhellenic Council governs the five NPC-recognized sororities located at Saint Joseph's University: Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi, Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Sigma Sigma. Under the direction of the National Panhellenic Conference, our goal is to create a sense of community among all women of the Greek Life community. We uplift and support each other's philanthropies, endeavors and more. We facilitate the positive idea of sororities on campus and in our community.

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  • The purpose of this organization is to encourage the education and social awareness of Polish culture to its members and the SJU community at large. The club was founded to bring together students who take pride in their Polish heritage, to work together with other cultural organizations, and to promote the knowledge of international peoples. We seek to better inform the students of SJU of the opportunities to further their education in Polish language, culture, history and other aspects, through both informal events and academic programs.

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  • The purpose of the Pre PT club at SJU is to provide a comfortable and inclusive environment where students who are interested in going to PT school can learn more about the profession. Also, to provide information to the students from different admissions and therapists who can share their journey and personal experiences.

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  • The Tabletop is SJU's first all-encompassing board and tabletop gaming club. We hope to introduce people to new games they haven't played before, meet other people who are also like playing games, host larger events on campus, and much more. We plan to be open to everyone and have open meet-ups for people to come as they please. Stop on by, and maybe even bring your own favorites, too! Play more games!

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  • The SJU Walking Club is geared towards students who don't prefer running or are interested in getting out a few times a week to meet new people, get fresh air and be active. The club will meet in person for walks as well as have personal weekly challenges like going on a walk with your roommate or a new friend, on a trail you've never walked on before, walk at least five miles this week, etc. Members will also use the app called "Strava" which allows you to invite people to your group to share their exercise and in this case their miles, and you can follow other users on the app. There will also be a GroupMe for means of communication and an Instagram account to post the challenges, progress, other news and constant promotion of the club. In general, the club will be very relaxed and a fun way for students to come together, get outside and explore the area.

  • As members of the Northeast Women's Volleyball Club League (NWVCL), we compete year-round with club teams from surrounding universities and colleges. We not only scrimmage with local schools such as UPenn and Drexel but also participate in 2-3 tournaments per semester that require traveling. We are looking for women who have experience playing volleyball competitively in high school, and wish to continue their commitment to a team while having fun at the same time!

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  • SJUPride is an undergraduate student organization that strives to create inclusive spaces for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Ally people. All undergraduate SJU students of all sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome. Pride strives to create holistic experiences for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Pride works toward an inclusive understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity in the context of and as it intersects with race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, ability, socio-economic status, and culture.

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  • The Society of Physics Students is a professional association for physics students. The society has international participation and is open to all interested in physics. We run various physics-oriented events on and around campus and aims to promote the sciences.

  • The Sports Marketing Club aims to prepare and guide individuals who want to pursue a career in sports. This is done through workshops, networking events and having guest speakers who share their experiences with the club.

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  • Female SJU undergraduate students interested in singing, beatboxing and/or arranging music come together for three hours once a week to sing, network, and support one another. The Belles have one concert per semester and participate in several on-campus performances ranging from the national anthem at hockey games, Hawkfest, invitationals and dance marathons. The Belles also participate in various fundraising efforts throughout the year.

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  • The purpose of this club is to bring students together and to create a place where students can share their love for ABC's hit show "The Bachelor." The club will have discussions, club meetings and events all regarding the show in order to provide a fun way to get connected in a similar interest.

  • Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri Alpha) National Honor Society (Beta Lambda Chapter) gives students an opportunity to meet other first-generation scholars from all academic disciplines on the campus and to join them in promoting academic excellence and creating a supportive environment for first-generation college students.

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  • We seek to through a student-run club the form of speeches, and policy debates, we wish to inform, persuade, entertain and convince those at other colleges and universities to recognize and come aware of issues of great importance as well as host the annual Villiger High School tournament for over 40 years.

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  • WLI encourages and empowers students who identify as women to be leaders wherever they may find themselves. We promote a safe gender-inclusive environment that fosters conversations about feminist issues. The initiative identifies and mentors female students who want to take an active leadership role. WLI members have the opportunity to plan events, coordinate guest speaker engagements, and attend conferences and workshops that focus on the importance of women in leadership positions.

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