Explore Student Organizations at UChicago
2MuchMusic aims to keep the University of Chicago connected with current musical trends and recording artists through planned activities and events.
64TH STREET PRINT SHOP
The 64th Street Print Shop runs a communal printmaking studio for University of Chicago students and community members.
A CAPPELLA COUNCIL
A Capella Council acts as a point of contact for the University a cappella community, including organizing, promoting, and acquiring funding for campus-wide a cappella events and projects.
ACLU CHICAGO LAW CHAPTER
The University of Chicago Law School Chapter of the ACLU promotes discussion and awareness of civil liberties issues.
The Chapter fosters awareness and education of the individual rights and liberties, and the threats to them, of the persons on and around the University campus. The Chapter will further the efforts of the national and state offices of the ACLU.
ACTIVE MINDS—UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
An RSO dedicated to mental health advocacy, part of a national organization devoted to getting college students to end the stigmas attached to depression, stress management, and other mental health issues.
AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION (ACSA)
ACSA seeks to celebrate the unique legacies of African and Caribbean populations by forging relationships of exchange between both of these communities within the College, and by sponsoring year-round cultural and political programming that engages the greater University of Chicago community.
AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION AT SSA
This organization aims to promote educational development of African American graduate and doctoral students at the School of Social Service Administration and to act as liaison for African American students to the University administration.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of the self-defense art of Aikido Kokikai.
ALPHA PHI OMEGA
University of Chicago chapter of the APO national service fraternity.
AMERICAN CONSTITUTION SOCIETY
University of Chicago chapter of the American Constitution Society.
AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION
The University of Chicago chapter of the AMSA is dedicated to improving quality of health care in the U.S. and worldwide and to acting as a resource for medical students and residents.
AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION (UNDERGRADUATE)
Helps facilitate a strong sense of community among the pre-health professions students, graduate students, and faculty members at the University of Chicago, as well as creating networks with other colleges and universities across the nation by organizing social, educational, and community service events.
AMERICAN RED CROSS OF UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
A club dedicated to supporting the cause of the American Red Cross by helping people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Educates the University of Chicago community about current human rights issues in Chicago and around the world.
ANTHROPOLOGY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Promotes social interaction between students and faculty interested in the study of anthropology.
Sport club dedicated to archery.
ARGENTINE TANGO CLUB
Promotes Argentine tango on the University of Chicago campus, in all its artistic expressions.
ARMENIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Educates Armenians and non-Armenians alike in the history, culture, politics, and traditions of Armenia.
ART OF LIVING
Teaches practical, easy-to-follow techniques to manage stress, and increase focus and efficiency.
Promotes awareness and acceptance of asexuality. All are welcome to join the group for tea and conversation—and sometimes games, movies, and food.
ASIAN AMERICAN INTERVARSITY
AAIV is a group committed to establishing and advancing a witnessing community of Christian students at the University of Chicago.
ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN GRADUATE STUDENT COLLECTIVE
Fosters community-building among Asian Pacific American graduate students at the University of Chicago.
ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION
APALSA offers a forum to discuss topics relevant to Asian Pacific Americans today, supports Asian Pacific Americans in their academic and career goals, and fosters interaction and networking among Asian Pacific Americans at the University of Chicago and across the country.
ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Raises awareness about issues concerning Asian Pacific Americans in medicine and provides service to local Asian communities.
ASIAN STUDENT UNION
ASU promotes awareness and understanding of Asian American cultures and strives to bring together all who are interested in learning more about Asian cultures.
ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY
Promotes computer technology awareness on the UChicago campus as part of the national ACM organization.
ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS
Encourages and supports women in the specific discipline of mathematics.
Sport club dedicated to badminton.
BAHA’I ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Offers a forum for discussion and action based on the writings and teachings of the Baha’i faith.
Serves as a point of contact for students with interests related to Balkan history, artistic and literary traditions, and cultures.
Members promote Bhangra as a dance and an art form to the University community and the greater Chicagoland area, while they improve their own skills through performance and competition opportunities with groups from around the country.
BALLROOM AND LATIN DANCE ASSOCIATION
Promotes awareness of ballroom and Latin dances on campus, provides affordable social classes for students, promotes the performing arts, and provides an affordable opportunity to participate in DanceSport competitions.
BEATS AND PIECES
A community service RSO dedicated to creative youth outreach via artistic expression, dance, and music.
Best Buddies enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
Provides an on-campus Christian worship service and weekly teaching and service opportunities for the University and community population.
BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS MENTORING CLUB
Provides an opportunity for students to form sustained, one-on-one mentoring relationships with Hyde Park youth within the framework of a professionally supported Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based program.
Bio Outreach partners graduate students in biology with local public high school teachers.
BLACK LAW STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION (BLSA)
BLSA articulates, promotes, and discusses issues of concern to African American law students and facilitates the interaction between African American law students, African American alumni of the University of Chicago Law School, and the Chicago community.
Promotes financial literacy by providing members with a forum for gaining finance, investing, and business experience and knowledge.
BRAZILIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Unites the Brazilian community present on campus, as well as students that are interested in Brazilian culture.
Club dedicated to competitive bridge.
Provides opportunities for members of the community to practice meditation and to learn about all forms of Buddhism.
BUDDHISTS FOR VALUE CREATION
Aims to inspire hope in students through the self-empowering and life-affirming philosophy and practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism.
Organizes The Homeless Food Run Project (THFRP), which assembles and distributes bagged meals to homeless people on the streets of Chicago.
CALVERT HOUSE TUTORING
Offers tutoring services to local students.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Non-denominational Christian organization that exists as a resource for Christian students and seeks to educate the student body about Jesus Christ and the Gospel.
CANADIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Promotes, celebrates, and appreciates Canadian culture at the University of Chicago and assists incoming Canadians in their transition to Chicago.
A club for Episcopal and Anglican students and those who are interested in the Episcopal Church.
CATHOLIC STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Offers social and service events for the Catholic community on campus, including students, staff, faculty, and others who practice the Catholic faith or are interested in the Catholic faith.
CENTRAL ASIAN STUDIES SOCIETY
Promotes awareness of the people, history, language, and culture of Central Asia.
Chabad develops leadership among Jewish students; fosters awareness of Jewish values and traditions; educates students in regards to Jewish teachings, thoughts, and Hasidic philosophy; and facilitates observance of rituals and customs.
CHAMP: CHICAGO ADOLESCENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Seeks to establish an ongoing relationship between the UChicago and the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC), a local community center, by offering one-on-one tutoring to area elementary and middle school students.
CHEMISTRY SOCIETY (BENZENE)
Organizes outreach and social events in the chemistry department.
Club dedicated to the game of chess.
CHICAGO ART JOURNAL
Annual art history publication.
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS
Promotes the general welfare of the mentally retarded through advocacy and service.
CHICAGO CARROM CLUB
Club dedicated to the game of Carrom.
CHICAGO DEBATE SOCIETY
Promotes rhetoric, forensics, and oration through competitive parliamentary debate.
CHICAGO FRIENDS OF ISRAEL
Promotes awareness, both on and off campus, of Israel and issues relevant to Israel today.
CHICAGO ITALIAN APPRECIATION ORGANIZATION
Promotes the study of Italian culture among the students of the University of Chicago.
CHICAGO JUSTICE INITIATIVE
Seeks to raise awareness about the inequities of the American legal system, both civil and criminal, and to educate students about legal careers that work to remedy such injustices within our country.
CHICAGO LINGUISTIC SOCIETY
Coordinates academic and social events for the Department of Linguistics members and affiliates.
CHICAGO MEN’S A CAPELLA
All-male campus a capella group.
CHICAGO RHYTHM AND JEWS
Chicago Rhythm and Jews sings Jewish music along with American pop music in a co-ed, a cappella setting. Members need not be Jewish.
CHICAGO SHADY DEALER
University of Chicago humor newspaper, similar in character to The Onion.
An organization of students actively fostering discussion and debate at the University of Chicago.
CHICAGO SWING DANCE SOCIETY
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the expansion, promotion, and preservation of the Lindy Hop, vernacular jazz dance, and jazz music through social dances, class sessions, and workshops.
CHICAGO TABLETOP STRATEGY CLUB
A club dedicated to tabletop strategy games.
A weekly magazine with a focus on current news relating to the arts on the South Side of Chicago, as well as provocative and interesting in-depth articles, op-ed pieces, and essays on culture and life on the South Side.
CHINA CARE CLUB
University of Chicago China Care Club supports orphans in China—as well as families living in the United States who have adopted from China—primarily through education, care, and interaction.
CHINESE AND AMERICAN FRIENDS
Offers English and cultural lessons for Chinese students adjusting to life in America.
CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY CLUB
Club dedicated to the art of Chinese calligraphy.
CHINESE STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION
This groups seeks to bring social awareness of Chinese cultures and traditions, to develop friendships among the Chinese community, and to promote cultural exchange between the Chinese community and other ethnic groups at the University of Chicago.
CHINESE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
The goal of CUSA is to increase awareness of Chinese, Chinese American, and Asian American culture and issues.
CHRISTIAN BUSINESS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Christian Business Students Association (CBSA) seeks to build a supportive community of Christian believers who integrate faith and business at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY
This organization provides a means by which students (mostly law students) can come together for fellowship, prayer, Bible study, and social activities.
CHRISTIANS ON CAMPUS
Offers resources and services for Christian students at the University of Chicago.
CLASSICAL ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY
Promotes the understanding and enjoyment of the ancient world through Greek and Roman plays, chariot races, gladiator fights, marathon readings of epic poems, as well as other activities related to all things classical.
CLASSICAL LECTURE SOCIETY
The Classical Lecture Society brings speakers to campus to talk about Greek and Roman literature and ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
COLLEGE BOWL TEAM
Participates in regional and national quizbowl tournaments.
Promotes the discussion of conservative ideas on campus and helps College students get involved in Republican political activities.
COLLEGES AGAINST CANCER
Supports the efforts of the American Cancer Society in the University community.
THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC POLICY
A student-led organization dedicated to informing students of current international policy issues.
Brings together individuals with an interest in knitting so that they can exchange ideas, knit together, and donate their products to needful places in the community.
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
CEDO is a joint student organization of the School of Social Service Administration, the Harris School of Public Policy Studies, and other campus divisions. CEDO promotes community awareness, fosters sustainability, and improves quality of life in underserved neighborhoods.
COMMUNITY HEALTH INITIATIVE
Provides medical access and medical services to residents of the neighboring South Side Washington Park and Englewood neighborhoods.
COMMUTER STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Promotes unity and camaraderie among undergraduate commuting students, enabling them to express their common needs in a single united voice.
COMPADRES MENTORING PROGRAM
Interactive, activities-based mentoring program that seeks to promote responsible lifestyle choices within the adolescent male community.
COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE INTEREST GROUP
Promotes awareness of alternative modalities in medicine.
Provides a focal point for students (undergraduate and graduate) who are interested in careers in consulting.
Promotes financial literacy of the capital market, trading, investing, and business instruments that stimulate changing market conditions.
COUNCIL ON UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMING
Provides large-scale, engaging, and entertaining social events to the entire University community.
Conservative publication at the University of Chicago.
CREW (MEN’S AND WOMEN’S)
Sport club dedicated to crew.
Sport club dedicated to cricket.
CRIMINAL LAW SOCIETY
Promotes exploration and discussion about the field of criminal law.
THE CULINARY CLUB
Aims to create a campus-wide appreciation for all things food or drink.
CULTURES IN ACTION
Promotes campus-wide cultural understanding and acceptance.
CZECH AND SLOVAK CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
Promotes the study of Czech and Slovak languages, literatures, and cultures on campus and in the academic sphere.
THE DEANS’ MEN
Club dedicated to thoughtful and communicative performances of Shakespeare’s plays.
University of Chicago chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority.
DIABETES PREVENTION MANAGEMENT
Provides community-based glucose and blood pressure screenings.
Biquarterly progressive cultural and political publication.
Student-run movie theater.
Provides a venue for constructive interaction among students in disciplines within the geophysical sciences and related subjects.
DRINKERS WITH A WRITING PROBLEM
Student organization dedicated to creative writing.
Works with industry professionals to provide pro bono consulting services to campus organizations, nonprofits, and professional entities.
THE ECONOMIC TIMES
Publication dedicated to examining global current events through the lens of economics.
ECONOMICS READING GROUP
Provides a forum for students to discuss economics outside of formal coursework .
THE EDMUND BURKE SOCIETY
Provides a forum at the University of Chicago for conservative political debate and literary discussion.
EL CLUB DE ESPANOL
Provides an immersive Spanish-speaking environment for students at the University.
Organization focused on the practical application of physics.
Club dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship on campus.
ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER CLUB
Organizes environmental resources on campus and makes them available to interested parties.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS ORGANIZATION (ECO)
Promotes awareness of the global environmental consequences of daily activities and political actions .
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY
Encourages environmental involvement and dialogue in the Law School community and the greater University.
Offers English–style riding lessons every Wednesday and trail rides most weekends. All riding skill levels are welcome.
Biannual campus literary journal.
EUROPEAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Represents the undergraduate and graduate students of European origin at the University of Chicago and provides aid to incoming students from Europe.
EXPERIMENTAL FILM CLUB
Offers experimental and avant-garde film and video to the University of Chicago campus.
FALUN GONG CLUB
This organization teaches and practices Falun Gong and raises awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China.
Promotes conservative and libertarian ideals at the University of Chicago Law School.
Seeks to raise awareness and support for women’s rights.
FENCING (MEN’S AND WOMEN’S)
Sport club dedicated to fencing.
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS (FOTA)
Student-run organization that funds the artistic endeavors of University students, faculty, and staff.
Sport club dedicated to field hockey.
FIRE ESCAPE FILMS
A community of student filmmakers that seeks to increase the production of high-quality movies at the University of Chicago.
FIRST RESPONDER CORPS
Supports the training of students in first responder techniques and organizes a University-wide network of student first responders.
FOLK ARTS COMMUNITY
Brings together music and dance communities from the University and beyond by organizing and hosting concerts, dances, and other folk events, including a monthly contra dance.
Brings the living tradition of folk music and dance to the University of Chicago through the annual Folk Festival.
FREE BURMA PROJECT
Student group dedicated to the support of democracy and freedom in Burma.
Promotes the learning of the French language and appreciation of francophone cultures.
FRIENDS OF THE GREEK COUNCIL
Promotes Greek life on campus through activities between Greeks (sororities and fraternities) and non-Greeks.
FRIENDS OF THE SPARTACUS YOUTH
University of Chicago Chapter of the Spartacus Youth Club, a revolutionary socialist organization.
FRIENDS OF THE WASHINGTON PARK YOUTH PROGRAM
Offers tutoring and mentoring programs to youth from the neighboring Washington Park area.
GENKIKAI KI-AIKIDO CLUB
Club dedicated to the martial art of Ki-Aikido.
GESH CARD CLUB
Club dedicated to strategy and card games.
GINGARTE CAPOEIRA CLUB
Promotes Brazilian culture, music, song, dance, community, and martial arts through the practice of Capoeira.
THE GIVING TREE
A community service RSO that focuses on increasing awareness within the student body on issues of hunger and homelessness.
GLASS EYEBALL: THE PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Glass Eyeball runs a film and digital darkroom and publishes the Iris photography magazine and calendar.
A secular, international, student-operated volunteer organization.
GLOBAL CHINA CONNECTION
An organization devoted to building connections and friendships between the Western world and China through cultural exchange and language immersion.
GOLOSA—THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO RUSSIAN CHOIR
Promotes the appreciation of authentic Russian folk culture through performance and education.
Quarterly political, artistic, and cultural publication.
GRADUATE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
University of Chicago graduate chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.
GREEN AWARENESS IN ACTION (GAIA)
Educates Chicago-area school children about environmental awareness through after-school programs and activities.
GREEN CAMPUS INITIATIVE
Promotes environmental sustainability and increased awareness of environmental issues on campus.
Club dedicated to the sport of gymnastics.
Pre-law association for undergraduates.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
University of Chicago chapter of the national Habitat for Humanity service organization.
Club dedicated to the sport of handball.
HINDI FILM SOCIETY
Provides weekly screenings of Hindi films.
HINDU SANGAM (FORMERLY BHAV BHAKTI HINDU SOCIETY)
Provides a platform for Hindu students and students interested in Hinduism to interact and promote awareness about Hinduism on campus.
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND SCHOLAR CHAPTER
Promotes academic success and professional preparation among college students, while encouraging them to serve as role models and leaders in their communities.
Organizes concerts on campus for non-mainstream acts.
HONG KONG STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Promotes Hong Kong and its culture to all students at the University of Chicago by organizing cultural activities.
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Offers support for students majoring in human development.
HWA RANG DO
Club dedicated to the sport of Hwa Rang Do.
Organizes social events, both in the city and on campus.
ICE HOCKEY (MEN’S)
Men’s sports club dedicated to ice hockey.
ICE HOCKEY (WOMEN’S)
Women’s sports club dedicated to ice hockey.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW ASSOCIATION
Provides resources and information for students interested in intellectual property law.
Promotes dialogue among members of the University community, with a focus on questions of faith and religion.
INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (ILC)
Business-orientated student group that aims to connect the leaders of tomorrow by providing them with networking and tools for success.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WELFARE
Promotes the discussion of international social justice issues.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
Provides a social, cultural, and informative forum for international students on campus.
INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING INITIATIVE (FORMERLY ISVN)
Organization dedicated to international service work.
INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Christian student organization.
INVISIBLE CHILDREN AT UCHICAGO
Raises awareness and money for former child soldiers in Northern Uganda.
The University of Chicago chapter of the national IRIS Asian-American sorority.
ISLAM AND PUBLIC POLICY DISCUSSION GROUP
A forum for academics, policymakers, and other influential leaders from around the world to come together to discuss and analyze public policy issues related to Islam.
JAPANESE ANIMATION SOCIETY
Promotes the appreciation of Japanese animation among members of the UChicago community.
A forum for students to come together and foster their shared interest in Japan through meetings and events.
Incorporates the spirit of traditional Jewish ethics into social justice work.
JEWISH BUSINESS STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
A University of Chicago Booth School of Business student organization that acts as a conduit to announce and promote Jewish business, cultural, and social events in the city of Chicago.
JEWISH EDUCATIONAL TEAM
Educates and inspires Jewish students to appreciate the richness of their Jewish heritage and empowers them to become leaders and active members of the Jewish community both at the University of Chicago and beyond.
JEWISH PUBLIC POLICY ASSOCIATION
Provides social, cultural, religious, educational, and Israel-related programming for Harris School of Public Policy students.
JEWISH STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Celebrates all aspects of the Jewish community by promoting student engagement in social, cultural, and religious contexts.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of Judo.
JUGGLERS ENRICHING LIVES LIKE YOURS (JELLY)
JELLY provides an informal network for interested people to meet, learn from each other, and teach those interested in developing circus skills, such as juggling, staff spinning, and stilts.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of jujitsu.
KABABAYAN (FORMERLY SAMAHAN)
Promotes better awareness of Filipino culture and identity within our membership, the University, and Chicago at large.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of traditional karate.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of Japanese kendo.
KENWOOD ACADEMY DEBATE PROGRAM
Supports the policy debate team at Kenwood Academy .
KOREAN CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Provides resources for Korean and non-Korean students.
KOREAN GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
A support network for Korean graduate students studying at the University of Chicago.
KOREAN STUDENT ORGANIZATION
Promotes awareness of social, political, and cultural issues that affect Koreans and Korean Americans among the undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Chicago.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of the self-defense art of Krav Maga.
Men’s sport club dedicated to lacrosse.
Women’s sport club dedicated to lacrosse.
LAMBDA THETA ALPHA—FOTGC
University of Chicago chapter of the national Lambda Theta Alpha Latina sorority.
LATIN AMERICA MATTERS
Promotes the discussion and better understanding of economic, social, and political issues in Latin American countries.
LATINO STUDENT ASSOCIATION (AT SSA)
Promotes social, cultural, and political awareness of the Latino experience at the School of Social Service Administration.
LATINO/A LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Provides a support network of Latino law students at the University of Chicago Law School through social events, meetings, and other opportunities.
LATTER-DAY SAINT STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Attends to the needs of Latter-day Saint students at the University of Chicago.
LAUGHTER YOGA CLUB
Offers laughter-yoga sessions for students.
LAW SCHOOL DEMOCRATS
The Law School Democrats serve as an umbrella organization for politically moderate and liberal students.
LAW SCHOOL REPUBLICANS
Brings conservative speakers to campus to address political and legal issues and helps law students get involved in Republican political activities.
LAW WOMEN’S CAUCUS
Provides a forum for students to discuss issues facing women in the legal field, to learn about global health issues for women, and to network with women in the legal field.
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PEOPLE IN MEDICINE
This group promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals via education of health care professionals and students, and it provides a social and support network to LGBT medical students.
Practices and performs Korean drumming and dance while promoting interest in Korean culture. Open to all interested members, regardless of ethnicity or nationality.
LUTHERAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
Provides a venue for Lutheran worship, fellowship, and stewardship.
MOVIMIENTO ESTUDIANTIL CHICANO DE AZT (MECHA)
Aids the Chicano community through community service, social activism, and campus awareness.
Club dedicated to the game of mahjong.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES BOARD
Brings popular and upcoming entertainment acts to campus and offers discounted tickets to the University of Chicago community.
MAJOR MUSIC ORGANIZATION
Aids University of Chicago students in acquiring the means through which they can grow and expand their musical talents and opportunities.
MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE
Christian a capella group.
MALAYSIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Provides a welcoming space for incoming Malaysian students and promotes the culture and identity of Malaysia to the University community.
MANAGEMENT OF AND INVESTMENT IN COLONIES AND RESOURCE OPERATIONS (MICRO)
Provides a network of students with a common interest in competitive StarCraft.
MARK (FORMERLY REDESIGN)
Mark provides students interested in advertising and marketing with a forum for both creative and professional exploration, and it provides RSOs on campus with a free marketing service.
The student newspaper of the University of Chicago.
MEN IN DRAG
Campus a capella group.
MEXICANOS EN UCHICAGO
This group promotes the traditions of Mexican culture through conferences and social, academic, and sports events. It strengthens ties within the Mexican community in the University of Chicago and with others interested in Mexican culture.
MIDDLE EAST MUSIC SOCIETY
Promotes the study and appreciation of Middle Eastern musical traditions at the University of Chicago through concerts and workshops.
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Represents the interests of the students of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies to the faculty and staff of that program and, when necessary, to other administrative bodies at the University.
Non-partisan politics and culture publication.
MINORITIES IN PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES
Serves as a resource for minorities studying public policy and offers a forum for discussion on related issues in policy.
MINORITY GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Provides minority graduate students the opportunity to engage in stimulating intellectual and cultural exchange.
MOCK TRIAL TEAM
Provides a vehicle for students to compete in the national circuit for collegiate mock trial.
Offers all UChicago students interested in fashion a chance to explore the field by publishing a fashion magazine and producing a fashion show.
MODEL ARAB LEAGUE
Prepares students to participate in the regional and national Model Arab League conferences.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (MUNUC)
Organizes and holds conferences for high school students to simulate the workings of the United Nations.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS TEAM
Promotes a greater understanding and appreciation of foreign affairs and international politics through the attendance of Model United Nations conferences and debate with other college students from around the country and the world.
MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY FOR ACADEMIC ADVANCEMENT IN MEDICINE
Promotes the academic success of minority medical, undergraduate, and high school students.
MUSIC PRODUCTION ORGANIZATION
Offers students resources for music production and networking.
MUSLIM STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
MSA seeks to build a community of Muslims on campus and adequately represent their views in different aspects of college life.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
University of Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women.
NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Offers a forum for students and faculty to discuss the cultural, social, and political concerns involving Native Americans and to raise knowledge and understanding of these concerns within the UChicago community.
Provides service opportunities for UChicago law students in the surrounding community—particularly at local, low-income elementary and high schools.
Quarterly culture magazine.
Promotes the philosophy of objectivism on campus.
Student improv comedy troupe.
Promotes interest and achievement in economics by connecting students with faculty and speakers and by publishing the journal Oeconomica, a forum for student research in economics.
OFFICE OF THE REYNOLDS CLUB AND STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Supports student involvement at the University of Chicago.
ONE TO ONE CHINESE STUDENT OUTREACH
Raises funding to help children living in the mountainous areas of Guizhou Province, China, to return to primary school.
ONE VOICE UCHICAGO
University of Chicago chapter of the national One Voice organization.
ORGANIZATION OF BLACK STUDENTS
Provides an organizational framework to address issues of concern in the black community at the University of Chicago and beyond.
ORGANIZATION OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDENTS
Provides a support network for all undergraduate and graduate Latino students at the University of Chicago.
ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Pan-Orthodox Christian student group.
Out Professionals provides LGBT students with the opportunity to interact with business professionals through a variety of networking events, and it provides students with a forum to discuss LGBT issues regarding the professional world.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CLUB
Organizes trips and provides a forum for people with a love of the great outdoors to meet others with similar interests.
OutLaw provides a supportive atmosphere for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students at the Law School, as well as educational opportunities for all law students regarding LGBT issues.
OUTSIDE THE LINES: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO ART CLUB
Promotes the fine arts in the University community through events such as weekly figure drawing sessions, campus art shows, and collaborative workshops with other fine arts organizations on campus and in the Hyde Park community.
PANASIAN SOLIDARITY COALITION
PanAsia is an umbrella organization for over 20 other RSOs and organizations on campus that addresses and raises awareness of different social and cultural issues concerning Asians, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and other cultural groups.
PARTNERSHIP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF REFUGEE RIGHTS
Educational and service organization with a focus on issues concerning refugee rights.
Community service RSO geared toward getting students to do hands-on volunteer work at local animal shelters.
Organization dedicated to making noise and spreading school spirit at athletic events and other important University and community occasions.
PERSIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY (PCS)
Promotes understanding and awareness of Iran and Persian culture among students and the greater University community.
Music performance and appreciation club.
PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY
University of Chicago chapter of the national Phi Iota Alpha Latino fraternity.
PHINIX DANCE CREW
Hip-hop dance group.
Club dedicated to promoting school spirit through athletics by encouraging all students to attend athletics events and to support the Chicago Maroons.
PHOENIX UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ORGANIZATION
Provides resources and experiences for undergraduates who are or may potentially become concentrators in biology or bio-related fields.
Platypus rganizes reading groups, public fora, research, and journalism focused on problems and tasks inherited from the Old (1920s–30s), New (1960s–70s), and post-political (1980s-90s) Left.
Social, cultural, and political magazine.
POLISH AMERICAN STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
Aims to foster awareness of Polish culture and heritage.
POLITICAL ECONOMY CLUB
As the organizational body of economic graduate students, PEC provides a forum for both undergraduates and graduates of all disciplines to discuss economics outside of the classroom.
Provides handcrafted items that contain a positive sentiment to the homeless, incarcerated, elderly, sickly, and battered adults and children in Hyde Park and other Chicago neighborhoods.
PREMEDICAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Provides academic, extracurricular, social, and support resources to students interested in pursuing medicine and the health professions.
PRITZKER COMMUNITY SERVICE FELLOWSHIP
Student community dedicated to lifelong service and activism in underserved areas via mentorship and service-learning.
Promotes the value and dignity of human life by raising awareness of pro-life issues and encouraging discussion and debate of such issues.
Our college volunteers connect low-income patients with critical resources.
The University of Chicago chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT’S ORGANIZATION
Promotes social interaction between students and faculty interested in the study of psychology and human development.
PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVE
Educates students interested in public health issues and provides an open forum for the discussion of related disciplines.
PUBLIC INTEREST LAW SOCIETY
Hosts numerous informational and networking events throughout the year, exposing students to public interest law.
PUERTO RICAN STUDENTS ORGANIZATION
Aims to foster and develop the community of Puerto Rican and Latino students at the University of Chicago.
PUPPET POSSE COLLECTIVE
Offers a shared space for arts, education, and community empowerment in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago.
QueeReligious is a community of queers and allies who aim to provide a forum and support system for those who believe it is possible to be both queer and religious. Our goal is to foster understanding and discussion between queer and religious communities.
QUEERS AND ASSOCIATES
Supports the campus lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community through activism, events, and social activities.
Raas Team promotes the West Indian dance of Dandiya Raas by performing on campus and in mainstream Chicago events, conducting teaching workshops, and competing with teams from around the country.
Sports club dedicated to racquetball.
Campus a capella group.
READ TO SUCCEED
Runs book discussion groups in local elementary and middle schools, with the goals of encouraging an interest in reading and improving literacy skills.
REAL ESTATE CLUB
Offers networking and education for students interested in real estate.
RELIGION AND ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVE
Seeks to explore the relationships between religious worldviews and the environment and to educate people of faith, environmentalists, and others about these relationships.
Univerisity of Chicago chapter of the international service and philanthropy organization, REMEDY, Inc.
RHYTHMIC BODIES IN MOTION
Alternative dance group.
RISK-AWARE CONSENSUAL KINK
Explores the academic aspects of BDSM by holding lectures, seminars, and panel discussions on topics related to BDSM and kink.
Musical group dedicated to the carillon.
ROMANIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Educates Romanians and non-Romanians alike in the history, culture, politics, and traditions of Romania.
Service group that provides families with emotional support while they stay at the Ronald McDonald House.
Roosevelt Institute advocates progressive policy covering a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, foreign policy, education, social justice, health care, economic development, and environmental policy.
Men’s sport club dedicated to rugby.
Women’s sport club dedicated to rugby.
RUN AMOK ROLEPLAYING CLUB
Student club devoted to role-playing games .
RUN FOR COVER
All-male pop a capella group.
RYERSON ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Student group dedicated to the promotion and practice of astronomy.
Service group that visits a shelter for women and children twice a week.
Student group dedicated to the sport of sailing.
SAMSU SINGAPOREAN SOCIETY
Promotes the visibility of the Singaporean and Malaysian cultures to members of the College and its surrounding community and creates opportunities for current members to interact by organizing relevant events.
SAVE OUR SCIENCE
Promotes and advocates for support and understanding of science among policy makers and the public at large .
Plans and implements the University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt, which occurs at the beginning of May.
SECULAR STUDENT ALLIANCE
Provides a community for atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, rationalists, naturalists, non-theists, brights, pastafarians, and other freethinkers.
SEDES SAPIENTIAE FORUM
Student group dedicated to the academic study of the Roman Catholic Church.
Provides a forum for creative expression within the medical community via an annual publication released in the fall and events throughout the year.
SEX EDUCATION ACTIVISTS
Advocates for medically accurate, age-appropriate sex education in United States public schools.
Sport club dedicated to the practice of karate.
Singing group that travels to hospitals, orphanages, schools, and nursing homes to do free performances, as well as on-campus performances.
Promotes art education and creativity within the University of Chicago and local schools, with a focus on digital imaging and using digital technology.
Sport club dedicated to skateboarding.
SLAVIC GRADUATE SOCIETY
Promotes the study of Slavic languages, literatures, and cultures on campus and in the academic sphere.
Publication that features student prose, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art of all media.
SMART MUSEUM ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE (SMAC)
Promotes awareness of the Smart Museum and plans events that bring students to the museum.
Prepares local high school students for success in college.
SOCIETY FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH
Facilitates the intellectual and professional development of graduate students in the UChicago Department of Sociology.
SOCIETY OF ELUCIDATORS
Promotes methodological study of interpersonal communication to explain to the general public physiological reasons for seemingly irrational and random human behavior.
SOCIETY OF PHYSICS STUDENTS
Provides a forum for the interaction of students interested in physics.
SOCIETY OF WOMEN IN PHYSICS
Provides a supportive environment for women interested in physics at the University of Chicago.
Student Christian choir.
SOUTH ASIAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (SASA)
SASA organizes events for the entire University community to promote awareness of South Asian culture.
SOUTHSIDE SCRIBBLERS (FORMERLY STUDENT TEACHERS)
Works with neighborhood students to form a better understanding of fine arts, literature, and education.
SOUTHSIDE SOLIDARITY NETWORK
SSN offers a vehicle through which University students can make a substantive connection with the surrounding community through projects that include advocacy, community service, and community organizing.
SPANISH GRADUATE STUDENTS COMMITTEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Represents the interests of students in the Spanish section of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.
Community service organization dedicated to offering experiential learning opportunities to UChicago students in the form of educational encounters with high school students from the Chicagoland area.
Sport club dedicated to the game of squash.
SSA DIVERSITY COMMITTEE
Aims to enhance the academic and social experience of students, faculty, and staff of the SSA through an atmosphere that supports and promotes diversity.
Community service organization dedicated to tutoring neighborhood students.
STUDENT COMPOSER ALLIANCE
Offers support and resources for student composers.
Dedicated to furthering the interests and promoting the welfare of students at the University of Chicago.
STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION—GRADUATE
Student group committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students; addressing the needs of underserved communities; and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent, and socially conscious physicians.
STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION—MAPS CHAPTER/UNDERGRADUATE
Provides students of color with a variety of information necessary to pursue a career in medicine.
Provides support and programming for the University community of student-parents.
STUDENT POLITICAL FORUM
Discusses contemporary social issues, organizes movie screenings and events, and engages in debate in a regular forum.
STUDENTS AGAINST AIDS
Promotes awareness of the HIV/AIDs epidemic through educational and informational campaigns, provides support for campus and community members, and raises charitable funds to support local organizations.
STUDENTS EMBRACING NEWFOUND DIVERSITY
Seeks to involve students from Chicago Public Schools and nearby community schools in the cultural shows that are put on at the University.
STUDENTS FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY
Provides a space for students to engage in non-electoral progressive politics.
STUDENTS FOR A FREE SOCIETY
Promotes open discussion of political, social, and economic issues from a nonpartisan standpoint, with an emphasis on free-market ideas, individual liberty, Austrian economics, public choice theory, anarchy, minarchy, and decentralized power.
STUDENTS FOR CORRECTIONAL REFORM NOW (SCORN)
Seeks to acquaint students with the problems of the United States correctional system and to organize service opportunities within the correctional system.
STUDENTS FOR CREATIVE ANACHRONISM
Promotes interest in the historical periods of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance through research and activities.
STUDENTS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Student-led group that focuses on spreading awareness and advocating for human rights issues in the University community and around the world.
STUDENTS FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE
Students dedicated to raising awareness of injustices facing the Palestinian people.
STUDENTS FOR PROGRESSIVE ACTION
Independent, progressive, student political advocacy group.
STUDENTS ORGANIZED AND UNITED WITH LABOR
Works with local labor movements to press for living wages on campus, accountable labor practices from the University, and democratic union representation for University employees.
STUDENTS PROMOTING INTERRACIAL NETWORKS
Promotes multicultural interactions and encourages members to explore other cultural groups and activities by providing the opportunity to meet other students from different ethnic and social backgrounds .
STUDENTS TAKE ACTION NOW: DARFUR
Seeks to raise awareness within and beyond the University of Chicago community of the problem of genocide, with particular emphasis on the ongoing genocidal conflict in Darfur, Sudan.
STUDENTS TEACHING AT RAY SCHOOL (STARS)
STARS provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring to students in grades one through six at William H. Ray Elementary School.
STUDENTS TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION ASSOCIATION
Promotes the practice of transcendental meditation among students.
SUFI MUSIC AND CULTURE CLUB
Organization dedicated to the study and practice of Sufi music and culture.
Promotes the study of synthetic biology within the University of Chicago undergraduate community.
Promotes the art and culture of flamenco at the University of Chicago.
Sports club dedicated to table tennis.
TAE KWON DO
Sports club dedicated to Tae Kwon Do.
TAI CHI TAO
Club dedicated to the practice of Tai Chi.
TAIWANESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Facilitates interest in Taiwanese culture and society and provides services to the Taiwanese community at the University.
Teaches tap classes to the UChicago community in order to increase tap dance appreciation.
Sports club dedicated to tennis.
THAI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Promotes international understanding of Thai culture and friendship with Thai people through cultural and social activities.
THE TEXAS CLUB (A.K.A. TEXANA)
Fosters a sense of campus camaraderie through social events that promote Texan culture.
Provides graduate students in the Department of Chemistry with the opportunity to practice presenting their scientific research.
Sports club dedicated to triathlon.
International journal of science, society, and law.
Provides the student body and local community with the opportunity to discover and embrace non-mainstream music, entertainment, and social gatherings.
TURKISH STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Turkish Students Association provides a setting for Turkish and non-Turkish students alike to share the Turkish culture and heritage, and it raises awareness of Turkish culture on campus through various events.
Modern and contemporary jazz dance group.
UCHICAGO BOOK EXCHANGE
Provides a physical marketplace for buying and selling used books by University students.
Dance team dedicated to the fusion of concepts and techniques from Indian and Western dance forms, including ballet, modern, Bharatanatyam, Indian folk dances, and hip hop.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE (MEN’S)
Men’s sport club dedicated to ultimate Frisbee.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE (WOMEN’S)
Women’s sport club dedicated to ultimate Frisbee.
Female music performance group.
UNDERGRADUATE ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIETY
Seeks to enhance and enable undergraduate studies in anthropology .
UNDERGRADUATE MOLECULAR BIO-SCIENCES JOURNAL CLUB
Discusses current primary literature in the molecular bio-sciences.
UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY GROUP
Offers a forum to explore and discuss philosophical ideas outside of the classroom for UChicago undergraduate students.
UNION OF RUSSIAN STUDENTS
Gives an opportunity to Russian speakers on campus and to other interested people affiliated with UChicago to meet on a weekly basis, to socialize, and to expand their acquaintance with Russian culture.
UNITE FOR SIGHT
Seeks to empower the local community in an effort to improve eye health, to educate people about eye disease, and to eliminate preventable blindness.
Offers ballet to undergraduates, graduates, and members of the community.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO BIKE CLUB
Spreads awareness of biking and bicycle-related issues on campus and throughout Chicago.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COALITION FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
Raises awareness of immigrant issues and aids the immigrant community through political advocacy and community service.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO DEMOCRATS
Fosters Democratic leadership and action among the student body.
Student-run theater organization.
Promotes veganism at the University of Chicago and supports those who are participating in a vegan lifestyle at the University.
Sport club dedicated to cycling.
VIETNAMESE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Seeks to advance knowledge of Vietnamese culture among University students.
VINEYARD—UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRAYER GROUP
Serves the campus with the resources of the Hyde Park Vineyard Church through prayer ministry, ministry to the poor, and worship opportunities.
University student-run erotic publication.
VOICES IN YOUR HEAD
Co-ed student a capella group.
Sport club dedicated to volleyball.
Sport club dedicated to water polo.
Student-run radio station.
WOMEN AND YOUTH SUPPORTING EACH OTHER (WYSE)
National mentoring organization that works to empower young women with the information and resources they need to make healthy, informed decisions and to become leaders in their communities.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Gives undergraduate women at the University of Chicago a forum to expand and sharpen their knowledge of business opportunities and finance, giving them the skills they will need to become future leaders in the corporate world.
WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY
This group discusses the contributions of women to philosophical study.
WOMEN IN PUBLIC POLICY
Promotes the advancement of girls and women through thoughtful consideration of public policies and their social implications.
WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Promotes and enhances the experience of women in science at all levels at the University of Chicago.
WOMEN’S GUIDE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Seeks to increase awareness of women’s issues, including health, University and public policies, RSOs, and greater Chicago networks and events.
WOODLAWN AFTER-SCHOOL KIDS PROGRAM
Provides volunteer tutors to the Woodlawn neighborhood.
WOODLAWN FREE SCHOOL FOR MUSIC
Provides free music education for South Side students.
Provides an informal forum for students to present their research in astrophysics and related topics.
WORK IN PROGRESS
Provides a community for writers to develop material, receive peer critique, create new work, and engage with local writers and events.
YIDDISH CULTURE CLUB—DI YIDISHE KULTUR CLUB
Promotes Yiddish language and culture on campus.
Club dedicated to the practice of yoga.
ZOMBIE READINESS TASK FORCE
Preparation for the impending zombie invasion.