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 honors 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 BSUWebsite

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. 

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 Joseph Schwenker

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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