Student Organizations

With over 50 unique student organizations, you’re bound to find one to join!

Participating in campus activities is an important part of life at the University of Dubuque. The activities and events planned by the various clubs and organizations supplement your academic life with valuable experience, fun, and friendship. Out-of-classroom programs provide opportunities for vocational growth, leadership training, community service, and personal development. The people who get involved in student activities are people like you, so GET INVOLVED! Tell us what you're interested in by completing this form. We'll connect you with leaders from the organizations you choose. 

The Office of Student Activities proudly partners with the Student Government Association to promote and support all student organizations. If you would like more specific information about SGA, including policies, opportunities to get involved, and answers to your questions, please visit their website

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Departmental Organizations

Accounting Club: For all UD accounting and business students. Contact: Nicole Soppe

Alpha Eta Rho: Aviation honor society. Contact: Alex Baker

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE): Airport management focused, aimed to broaden interest in aviation and connecting people. Contact: Kyle Willis

Chemistry Club: Promotes chemistry on and off campus and provides tutoring to highschool and UD students. Contact: Jacob Hesselman

Flight Team: Increase interest and knowledge of Aviation. Contact: Brodie Rethamel

Justice League: For any criminal justice students, especially those looking to attend law school. Contact: Michael Anderson

Lambda Pi Eta: Communication studies honorary. Contact: Abigail Taets

Psychology Club: Open to all students majoring or minoring in Psychology. Contact: Kayla Kinateder

Residence Hall Association (RHA): Unified voice for University Residence Halls. Contact: Brianna Bosshart

Sigma Tau Delta: English honors society. Contact: Joseph Larson

Student Nursing Association (UDSNA): For all UD Nursing students. Contact: Robyn Wittkopf Website

Teacher Education Student Organization (TESO): For all those interested in Education as a career. Contact: TESO

Web of Life: Promotes environmental awareness and provides community service opportunities. Contact: Web of Life

Women in Aviation International: Supports, encourages, and promotes the accomplishments of women in Aviation. Contact: Tanner Rau

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Fine & Performing Arts Organizations

The Belltower: Student newspaper that educates, entertains, and allows students a voice on campus concerns. Contact: The Belltower

Drama Club: Provides support for fine and performing arts productions and events. Contact: Devin Lantagne

Gospel Choir: Promotes opportunities for learning and services through song and fellowship. Contact: Elizabeth Swan

Instrumental Ensembles: Shares the gift of instrumental music with campus and community. Contact: Rebecca Burmahl

UD Dance Company: For all students who enjoy dancing - hip hop, classical, and contemporary forms. Contact: Jianni Newsome

Concert Choir: Provides vocal music from a variety of genres for campus and community. Contact: Steven Cortez

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Greek Life


Athenaeans: Encourage brotherhood, personal development, liberal social opportunities, and service. Contact: Tyler Heinrich

Mu Sigma Beta: Built under a formation of brotherhood, unity, creativity, scholarship, and school spirit. Contact: Marcus Weathers Website

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.: National Greek Letter organization. Contact: Dishon Deering

Phi Beta Sigma: Dedicating ourselves to service in the community. Contact: Shannon Parker

Phi Omicron: A local fraternity founded on brotherhood, knowledge, and enlightenment. Originally established in 1926, re-established in 2014. Contact: Alex Reschke

The Thirteeners: A fraternity that strives in brotherhood and campus tradition. Contact: Tyler Miller


Delta Phi Sigma: Band together in closer social relationships and to promote a higher standard of scholarship. Contact: Itzel Rivera Website

Gamma Phi Delta: Establish bond of friendship, develop strong and womanly character, to broaden moral and intellectual. Contact: Caitlin Efstathiou Website

Lambda Tau Delta: Bond of sisterhood and establish loyal and lasting friendships in correlation to that relation of sisterhood. Contact: Mariah Balmer Website

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.: Committed to providing a mechanism of empowerment to all women. Contact: Yanely Nordin Website

Zeta Phi: Social sorority who believe in sisterhood bond and strive to better our community and high standards. Contact: Angelica Reyes

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Goverance Organizations

Greek Council: Represents Greek Life in a unified governing body. Contact: Dathan Hill

Student Athletic Advisory Committee: Represents student athletes on campus. Contact: Emily Brinker

Student Government Association: Represents all undergraduate students. Promotes communication and cooperation between undergraduate students and administration. Contact: SGA Website

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Special Interest Organizations

African Student Association: Promotes understanding and social exchange about African diaspora in the USA. Contact: Naomi Kipulu

Best Buddies: To promote friendship, inclusion, and respect for those with disabilities. Contact: Molly Moldovan 

Black Student Union: Open to all students for academic and social support. Hosts various events throughout the year. Contact: BSU Website

Christian Leadership Council: Sponsors events on campus including Chapel and Residence Hall Bible Studies. Contact: Elizabeth Swan

Computer Club: Designing, building, and learning about computers. Contact: David Prince

Du Bois Society: To guide change related to racial, gender, and class equality. Contact: Henry Grubb

Enactus: A student-run organization that focuses on helping others through entrepreneurial efforts. Contact:  

Fellowship of Christian Athletes: Fun, fellowship, and discussion about being a Christian and an athlete. Contact: Reginald Richter

Future Young Professionals of Dubuque (FYP): FYP helps students prepare for professional life after college. Contact: Joni Muhlausen

Mediation and Moot Court Law Team: Raise awareness for mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Contact: Elle Lannon

Phi Theta Psi: Co-educational Fraternity focused on service to the community. Contact: Phi Theta Psi

Photography Club: For students interested in photographing events, people, and places. Contact: Emielia Turner 

PROUD: A safe place for UD students to meet and talk about issues relating to sexual orientation. Contact: Evelin Ortiz

Saudi Students Organization: Support Saudi students through social activities and leadership opportunitites. Contact: SSO

Spartan Nation Liberation Foundation: Aims to bring awareness to human trafficking & promote education. Contact: Megan Moll

Spartan Paintball: For all students interested in Paintball. Contact: Keileen Hubbard

Spartan Spirit Team (SST): Promotes and energizes spirit on campus. Contact: SST Website

Student Activities Board: Promotes student engagement through various programming efforts. Contact: OSA

Tabletop Gaming Club (D20): Gathers to engage in various forms of tabletop gaming. Contact: Kristjahn Saliga

UD Fishing Team: Fishing for fun and competition at local and regional levels. Contact: Austin Brimeyer. Website

UD League of Legends: A group focused on the online game and competitions. Contact: Timothy Drummond

UD Movie Club: Provides movies and the aesthetic appreciation of movies and film. Contact: Travis Carton

UD Spanish Organization: Enahnce opportunities and awareness for Spanish culture. Contact: Dathan Madkins

UD Veterans: Encouraging veterans from all branches of military to support one another. Contact: Torrey Bahr

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