Student Clubs & Organizations
UD has over 45 student organizations formed by students to meet a variety of personal,
social, political, recreational, and religious interests.
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 (email@example.com).
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.com to get involved!
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to join!
- 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.com!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get involved.
- 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
email@example.com to get involved!
- The Tocqueville Society is University of Dallas' chapter of the Intercollegiate Studies
Institute (ISI). The goal of this club is to foster a community of like-minded students
who love to talk about topics ranging from history, politics, philosophy, theology,
and more. We also host events such as Symposiums and faculty and student debates.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining.
- Under the direction of the Drama department, the University Theater is an extracurricular
organization that presents a series of major productions annually. While each production's
acting company and technical crew is composed of students from every university program,
those pursuing the course of study in drama have found that this opportunity to put
their theoretical knowledge into exciting and challenging practice is essential to
their growth in this field. The goal of the University Theater is to provide the University
community with a repertoire of productions representing the most stimulating artists,
forms, and visions from the world of drama. Contact email@example.com if interesting in joining.
- Have a novel, short story, or poetry you want to share? Maybe not yet, but you'd like
to try? Join UD's Writers Guild to unlock your muse with other amateur writers! Contact
Club President Abigail Malone (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more info. Write on!
Advocacy & Service
- 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 email@example.com for more info!
Crusaders for Kids
- Crusaders for Kids aims to be involved with many projects and fundraisers that support
kids in the DFW area. Email Claire Kirby (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get involved!
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 (email@example.com) or email the club directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 (email@example.com) for more info!
- Jolt is a 501(c3&4) non-profit that aims at increasing Latinx political power in the
state of Texas. Our purpose is to encourage our UD community to become civically engaged
and inform them of issues affecting our communities. Contact Magda Rogg (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get involved!
- 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 email@example.com to join.
The Ozanam Project
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Leaders for Racial Solidarity
- SLRS is a student-led organization devoted to advocating for love of one another and
conversion of the heart. Students are encouraged to join because it's a great way
to meet other students on campus and celebrate each other. To join, please contact
email@example.com and follow us on Instagram @slrs_ud.
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more info!
Co-Workers of the Vineyard
- Co-Workers in the Vineyard is a faith-based community and student-run club which seeks
to strengthen peer relationships while building the Body of Christ. Contact JP O'Brien
(email@example.com) to join!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to join or follow @ud_fca on Instagram.
Holy Trinity Events
Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Society of St. Joseph
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 (email@example.com) to join!
- 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
firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
- 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 club by emailing email@example.com, all are welcome!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
- The UD investment club is a learning opportunity for all UD undergraduate and graduate
students interested in knowing more about the markets. Our focus is igniting a passion
for investing by providing weekly meetings and workshops with simulated investing,
engaging and useful content, and member-presented pitches designed to build confidence
in interacting with industry professionals. Contact Josh Allen (email@example.com) to join!
Sports & Recreation
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to join.
- UD's Fencing Club practices HEMA: Historical European Martial Arts, including Dagger,
Sword and Buckler, Sabre, and Longsword. We will soon begin another section that practices
Epee. Email the Fencing club email (email@example.com) for more info. En garde!
- Whether you've loved K-Pop for years, or have never experienced it but want to learn
more, this is a place on campus to be! Fun crew practices of choreographies every
week, fully-fledged performances, and vibrant community at social hours are the bread
and butter of this club. Join us for a fantastic time! Contact Tien Bui (firstname.lastname@example.org) to join.
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 (email@example.com) and Dominic Dybala (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) for more info.
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
- 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 (email@example.com).
- Students should join Venture to appreciate the great outdoors, meet new people, and
explore the wilderness! The contact info is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in joining one of these clubs, but need their contact info?
Just ask email@example.com to be connected!
Don't see a club that you think should be a part of the UD community?
Email Sarah Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started!