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Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs & Organizations

UD has over 45 student organizations formed by students to meet a variety of personal, social, political, recreational, and religious interests. 

Sciences

  • American Society for Microbiology

    • ASM is an organization of students that share similar interests in exploring the field of microbiology. ASM hosts various events to help aid its members pursue careers in the field of biological sciences. If interested, please contact Suzie Hwang (jhwang@udallas.edu). 
  • Association of Computing Machinery

    • ACM hosts activities related to computer science, such as Programming Team, Hackathons, tutorials, tech speakers, and more. ACM is also open to hosting other computer science related activities, such as web or game development, depending upon interest. Contact Therese Relucio (trelucio@udallas.edu) to join. 
  • Beta Beta Beta 

    • Tri-Beta (Beta Beta Beta) is a nationally recognized honor society for students, particularly undergrads, dedicated to enhancing their understanding and appreciation for the study of Biology/Biochemistry by expanding the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Throughout the year, we typically have fun social events, guest speakers, discussion panels, and community service events. Contact Bela Lima at ilima@udallas.edu to get involved! 
  • Math Club

    • Math Club is a group of people who find math interesting and want to share the joys of it with others. There are weekly meetings to talk about your favorite formulas, solutions, sequences, and so much more. Even if you don't like math, we can make it fun! Contact udmathclub@udallas.edu to join! 
  • Pre-Health Society

  • Psychology Club

    • If you're interested in psychology, or studying psychology, this is the club for you! Join to meet other psych students and meet our amazing faculty members at social events and gatherings, guest speakers talks, mini-lectures, and mentorship for younger students. Contact Tiffany Han (than@udallas.edu) if interested! 
  • SMACS (Student Members of the American Chemical Society)

    • If you're a science major interested in chemistry, and you like free pizza, SMACS is the perfect club for you! We host fun events for eating pizza, talking to friends, and celebrating chemistry, as well as educational events to learn more about careers in science, how to get research opportunities, and more. If you're interested, please email Bianca (baridjisolivos@udallas.edu) to be added to the email list.
  • Society of Physics Students

  • UD Journal of Science

  • Women in Stem

    • This club is a society for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math who enjoy conversations, cookies, and coffee! Periodically we invite female speakers from various STEM fields to teach us more about their careers, but we focus on support through community and conversation. To join, contact Maria Pecha at mmpecha@udallas.edu

Humanities

  • Alexander Hamilton Society

    • We bring distinguished foreign policy scholars and practitioners to campus for discussion or debate on the most pressing issues of the day and host a bi-weekly book club where we discuss an important work related to foreign policy. Send us an email at AHS@udallas.edu to get involved. 
  • Art Village Association

    • UDAVA combines the love, appreciation, and study of studio art and history in gallery events, demonstrations, discussions, sales, and hands-on activities for students of all art levels and interests. You do not have to a student in the Art Dept. to be a member, just bring your joy to our art events! To join, contact udartassociation@gmail.com
  • Classics Club

  • Law Society

    • Students can discover more about the process of becoming an attorney through monthly events, networking, and LSAT practice. For more information, please contact Sophia Carrasco at secarrasco@udallas.edu
  • Philosophy Club

  • Sigma Tau Delta

    • Sigma Tau Delta is an international English Honors Society dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the English language within colleges and universities. Here at the University of Dallas, the Alpha Sigma Pi chapter is especially committed to cultivating a strong love for English literature on campus through poetry readings and literary events. Contact Michelle Martinsen (mmmartinsen@udallas.edu) to get involved. 
  • Thomistic Institute at UDallas *formerly Aspiring Theologians*

    • Thomistic Institute chapters are formed and run by students to bring top-notch Christian intellectuals to their universities with the end goal of making the Catholic intellectual tradition vibrantly present on contemporary campuses. Join us for monthly discussion nights led by your favorite UD faculty and lectures by official TI speakers! Contact udthomists@gmail.com to get involved! 
  • Writer's Guild

Advocacy & Service

  • Best Buddies

    • The UD Best Buddies Chapter aims to foster friendships between UD students and our community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through pizza parties, movie nights, and other on-campus and community based activities and serves to raise awareness and advocate for those living with IDD. Contact udallasbestbuddies@gmail.com for more info! 
  • Crusaders for Kids

  • Crusaders for Life

    • CFL is made up of pro-life student leaders who believe that human life begins at conception and that each human is created by God with an unalienable right to life. As a club, our goals are to educate ourselves and our community, to serve as advocates for life through peaceful protect, political and social activism, and to support like-minded organizations. If you would like to join or learn more about us, please contact our president Hailey Guth (hcguth@udallas.edu) or email the club directly (crusadersforlife@gmail.com). 
  • Eco

  • First-Generation Student Association

  • Friends & Mentors

    • Friends and Mentors pairs UD students with children from a local alternative high school for one-on-one mentoring once a week. There's no need to teach academic materials, these kids just need someone to talk to and look up to. Contact Maria Pecha (mmpecha@udallas.edu) for more info! 
  • Jolt

  • MindMatters

    • MindMatters is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and to remove the mental health stigma. MindMatters also provides validation of personal experiences and offers peer support. Please contact mindmatters@udallas.edu to join. 
  • The Ozanam Project

  • Rotaract

    • Rotaract is a coalition of service-oriented, young professionals devoted to the betterment of our community and development of leadership skills through student-led service projects. In you are interested in joining, please email rotaract@udallas.edu
  • Student Leaders for Racial Solidarity

Faith-Based

  • Anscombe Society

    • Anscombe Society, named after the Catholic philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe, is a club dedicated to discussing the beauty and purpose of human sexuality, marriage, and the family. By fostering discussions on these subjects, the society seeks to prepare the hearts and minds of students to carry the truth surrounding these topics into their future lives. Contact Niko Walz (nwalz@udallas.edu) for more info! 
  • Co-Workers of the Vineyard

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    • You should join FCA because this is a student-led club that encourages athletes of the Christian faith to come together for fun games, snacks, and most importantly, fellowship! Everyone is welcome. Please contact ammeza@udallas.edu to join or follow @ud_fca on Instagram. 
  • Holy Trinity Events

  • Society of St. Joseph

Cultural

  • Asian Student Association

    • This club is not only a safe space for Asian students, but also an organization hoping to teach others of the many different cultures in Asia. Of course, you don't have to be Asian to be part of the club. Contact Don Phan (dphan@udallas.edu) to join! 
  • French Club

  • Italian Club

    • Come join other students of Italian for conversation hours, off-campus trips, and events all related to the culture, history, art, and language of Italy! Please contact udallascircoloitaliano@gmail.com for more info. 
  • Spanish Club

    • Spanish Club is a long-standing club dedicated to celebrating Latin American and Spanish culture, practicing the Spanish language, and discovering new food, culture, and art with one another. Please consider joining our clubby emailing udallasspanishclub@gmail.com, all are welcome! 

Hobbies

  • Chess Club

  • Dungeons and Dragons

    • While our main focus is on Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop role-playing games, we also host other events within nerd culture such as movie nights and video game tournaments. Contact uddungeonsanddragons@gmail.com! 

Sports & Recreation

  • Blue Crew

    • The school spirit comes from the roars of blue crew chants. We attend all games cheering on our fellow classmates as they contend for glory. Contact Phil Volkert (pvolkert@udallas.edu) to join.
  • Fencing Club

  • Martial Arts Club

    • The Martial Arts club has a goal of making more martial arts accessible to the general student body. We practice a variety of arts including, Taekwondo, boxing, Jiu Jitsu, and wrestling. Our goal is to work hard and learn a bit about the various philosophies of each art. Contact Joel Saroni (jsaroni@udallas.edu) and Dominic Dybala (ddybala@udallas.eu) to join! 
  • UD Roundnet *formerly UD Spikeball*

    • UD Roundnet is a club centered around community through the game of Roundnet. We practice weekly to better our play and to be with each other. Contact Phil Volkert (pvolkert@udallas.edu) for more info.
  • Rugby

  • Swing Club

    • Join UD Swing every Wednesday in the Rat from 8-10:30pm for great music, swing lessons, social dancing, and the opportunity to meet new people! Regardless of dancing experience, all are welcome. Contact Bela Lima (ilima@udallas.edu) if you have any questions. 
  • Swing Team

    • Swing Team is for those who wish to develop their swing dance skills further than Swing Club allows. By practicing aerials, footwork, and choreographed routines, those who participate in Swing Team are prepared to perform at events throughout the year. For more info, contact Niko Walz (nwalz@udallas.edu). 
  • Tennis Club

  • Venture 

    •  Students should join Venture to appreciate the great outdoors, meet new people, and explore the wilderness! The contact info is edietrich@udallas.edu
  • UD Ultimate

Interested in joining one of these clubs? 

Don't see a club that you think should be a part of the UD community?

Email Sarah Baker at smbaker@udallas.edu to get started! 

 

 

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