Clubs & Organizations

College of Science
Clubs & Organizations

Student Clubs

Get involved and build your resume by joining a College of Science Club or Organization related to your major area or interest. Each semester, students have the opportunity to meet club representatives in-person from 30+ organizations at our College of Science Club Fair.

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African American in Life Sciences works to provide opportunities for Black pre-health/life science students to explore different fields and build a strong community. Our members will volunteer, network with health professionals, and interact with the greater UA community.

Email us at aalsclubua@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram: @aals_ua

Arizona Students' Association advocates for students at ASU, NAU, and UofA! Join ASA to make an impact on your campus!

Follow us on Instagram: @uazstudents

The main goal of the Southern Arizona AWG chapter is to grow a community with members of all genders, from undergraduates to alumni, that share in these values. As a chapter, we plan to promote the participation of women in STEM fields through outreach in the community and department. While we are officially run by students within the UA Geosciences department, membership and participation in our chapter is open to all.

Email us at awg.arizona@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram: @awg_arizona

The Astrobiology Ambassadors Club is a group of undergraduate and graduate students with an interest and/or academic major related to astrobiology. We welcome all students from any major to join our weekly discussions, networking and volunteering opportunities, community-building events, and research projects. As ambassadors, you will also have the chance to participate in all the astrobiology center events. Your voices are heard, and as a growing organization, your input is very valuable.

Astronomy Club's goal is to inspire and assist anybody interested in astronomy and the many sciences that go along with it. All majors are welcome to join! We have many opportunities to work on astronomy research projects with students and faculty that care about astronomy education. We operate telescopes and star parties for public and private events on campus and in various dark sky locations around the Tucson area, providing outreach to any and all who are interested. We also design/build/construct hands-on material such as 3D models of astronomical objects to teach astronomy, telescopes, and even a portable planetarium!

Email: uaastroclub@gmail.com

Follow us on Instagram: @uaastroclub

Chemistry Club strives to highlight the fun of chemistry through outreach with the University of Arizona community as well as the greater Tucson area.

Science Ambassadors are undergraduate students selected through a competitive process, by their department to represent them at College of Science recruitment events. Typically, Juniors and Seniors serve as Ambassadors, however, high achieving Sophomores may be considered. Ambassadors are nominated based on the following criteria: academic strength, involvement in undergraduate research, internship, study abroad and/or serve in a leadership role. They seek the opportunity to be a guide and mentor for prospective students and their families interested in pursuing a science degree. They are leaders among their peers and have a passion for science outreach in the community.

We are the Student Council for the College of Science student body. We help represent students and serve as student advocates for each department within the College of Science.

The goal of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center is to develop Controlled Environment Agriculture as an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable agricultural option.

The Cyber Saguaros is a student group that focuses on cybersecurity education, capture-the-flag competitions, and industry networking for students wanting to work in the field of cybersecurity. Come join and get hands-on experience using the tools and techniques used by cybersecurity experts in controlled, education-focused environment.

GeoDaze brings together geoscientists from accross the nation to celebrate our student accomplishments and research. U of A Graduate and Undergraduate students present their active research in a symposium format over the course of two days, with a field trip led by one of our geosciences faculty on the third day. Everybody is welcome to attend, and we encourage students participation form across the Earth Sciences departments. Learn more here.

Engineers Without Borders is a student-run club dedicated to using our knowledge to improve the world we live in by enabling communities to meet their basic needs through simple, sustainable, and powerful engineering projects. We are comprised of students from a variety of majors, engineering professors, and professional engineers.

GEMS provides social opportunities and career advice/support to gender minorities in an effort to support the participation of gender minorities in astronomy and build lasting relationships. We welcome people of all genders who are interested in improving gender equality in the field of astronomy, and particularly encourage those who identify as gender minorities (e.g. transgender, non-binary, or female) to join us.

The Genetic Counseling Club is an organization that aims to build community and provide support, exposure, and resources for University of Arizona students interested in pursuing genetic counseling as a career. Email us to learn more and connect: uofagcc@arizona.edu

The Marine Awareness and Conservation Society (MACS) is a student-run organization that promotes the conservation of marine ecosystems through public outreach events, philanthropy, and the promotion of scientific discovery, advocacy, and solutions.

Email us: macsuofa@gmail.com

Follow us on Instagram: @macsuofa

MathCats is the undergraduate club for students of all majors who are interested in mathematics.

The Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Related Sciences Club promotes diversity and inclusion in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences.

The MEDLIFE Club offers pre-health students opportunities to work with underprivileged communities, shadow physicians and dentists, volunteer, and more!

Connect with us on Group Me and follow us on Instagram: @UArizonaMedlife

The Microbiology Club hosts fun and educational events to get as many people as possible interested in the world of Microbiology. We aim to provide a place for students to explore their interests and meet others with a similar interest in Microbiology.

Follow us on Instagram: @uamicrobiologyclub

The Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students is committed to supporting students from backgrounds underrepresented in pre-health professions. We seek to build a community on campus addressing the needs of the underserved at UA and its surrounding communities to increase the number of academic excellence, culturally competent, and socially conscious pre-healthcare professionals.

The National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association's mission is to create meaningful and engaging campus and community experiences for future professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. It works to promote advocacy within local and statewide systems to increase awareness of communication difficulties in our communities. NSSLHA meets these objectives through educational, philanthropic, and social activities. Recent collaborations include local chapters of the ALS Society, Autism Society Southern Arizona, and the Apraxia Walk. NSSLHA has recently donated over $1000 to the UA Speech and Language Clinic for pediatric therapy scholarships .

The goal of the Native American Science and Engineering Program (NASEP) is to bring a systematic change in the hiring patterns on Indigenous Americans in STEM fields by increasing the number of individuals on the path to leadership in those areas. 

The Neuroscience & Cognitive Science Association of Students is a student run organization that is focused on spreading awareness of neuroscience across campus as well as to the greater Tucson community. We conduct several outreach volunteer events with schools and partner continuously with the departments of Neuroscience and Psychology at the U of A to provide the public with knowledge of both  the brain and the mind. We also allow an opportunity for undergraduate students interested in neuroscience to explore different career paths such as medicine and research by conducting numerous events such as panels, lab tours, and guest speakers.

Email us: nscsas.ua@gmail.com

Follow us on Instagram: @nscsas

Nu Rho Psi - Alpha in Arizona is the University of Arizona’s chapter of the only national honor society in Neuroscience.High standards of membership in Nu Rho Psi at the UA address students’ academic and individual excellence, and their dedication to neuroscience. The diversity of backgrounds of our members fosters intellectual and academic growth as we strive to tackle challenges faced by the ever-growing field of neuroscience through seminars, laboratory research, and discussion. Our chapter members enjoy scholarly camaraderie and also are dedicated to our local community, engaging in a variety of neuroscience-related service activities throughout Tucson.

Email us: nurhopsiuarizona@gmail.com

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at the University of Arizona (oSTEM at UA) is the local chapter of a national organization that strives to support and empower LGBTQ+ students in STEM fields. We do this through a combination of social, outreach, and professional development activities. In past years, highlights have included a site visit to Ventana, the opportunity to attend the annual national oSTEM conference, and an interdisciplinary STEM poster session here at the University of Arizona. oSTEM is open to all STEM disciplines. For more information, join the facebook group "oSTEM at the University of Arizona" or email uaostem@gmail.com to be added to our listserv.

Psi Chi is an international honor society for psychology students at four-year colleges and universities. Our club goals include: Recognizing and encouraging excellence in scholarship, Advancing the science of psychology, and Providing leadership experience.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science: An inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM. See the University of Arizona chapter on Facebook.

SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development. SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Email to learn more: shpeua1982@gmail.com

Our local chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) is an undergraduate-run club for like-minded students who share a love for physics.  SPS is open to undergrads of any major at the University of Arizona. The biweekly meetings consist of faculty/student talks, physics demonstrations, and social events. We will also be participating in all sorts of outreach events.

SolarCats exist to bring environmentally conscious students of the University together in an effort to implement a means of harnessing solar energy as a power source for our residence hall, Posada San Pedro, in partnership with the faculty and staff of the University.

Practice communicating psychological concepts and research with fellow graduate students, faculty, & staff through discussions in Spanish with the Spanish Psychology Club. We meet biweekly!

Speech and Hearing Cats of Color (SHCC) welcomes students from all backgrounds who are interested in learning about and addressing equity issues in the field of communication sciences. SHCC’s primary goal is to serve as a community-building space and celebrate the diverse cultures within the Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Department. We would love to have you at our potlucks, informational presentations, study nights, and other upcoming events!

Email us at arizonashcc@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram: @ua_shcc

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is the national student organization of the American Academy of Audiology that serves as a collective voice, and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology. We aim to promote education and pre-professional development of AuD students and serve the Tucson community by engaging in events to promote hearing health. Connect with us and follow on IG: @uarizonasaa

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers young people to participate and make an impact in space exploration. Part of the college of engineering, SEDS helps students develop their technical and leadership skills by providing opportunities to manage and participate in national projects as well as to attend conferences, publish their work, and develop their professional network in order to help students become more effective in their present and future academic, governmental, and educational careers.

Email us at arizonaseds@gmail.com.

Students for Sustainability (SFS) is a student-led organization under the Office of Sustainability and ASUA that advocates for sustainable life practices and environmental justice on campus and in our greater community.

Email us: sfsdirector@gmail.com 
Instagram: @uasfs

Soil, Water & Environmental Science Club's (SWES Club) goal is to educate students and others about the environment, and connect students with professional organizations as well as the community.

The Women's Network is a national organization in hundreds of campuses across the USA, Canada, and now in Europe. We aim to cultivate and celebrate women, femmes, and non-binary students' ambition through connecting our members to industry leaders, professional development resources, and career opportunities. If you feel you identify with our space, you are welcome. We hold national events such as Financial Literacy or Career Events and have a national podcast.

In our chapter, we host interviews, Linkedin, resume, presenting skills, and many other workshops. We bring in women who can speak to our general members about their journey. We host networking events, trips, and galas and have events to connect our members with each other. We volunteer with organizations to support other women in the Tucson community! Our goal is to give access to ample resources! TWN is a great way to form authentic connections, develop leadership skills, gain insight into different careers, and meet other ambitious women on your campus and across the world.

If this interests you, fill out the membership form to get our emails: www.bit.ly/jointwn.

If you have any questions, contact our President at sansitasingh@arizona.edu or our VP at saichintala@arizona.edu.

UAEMS responds to all medical 9-1-1 calls on-campus, providing high-quality BLS care to those in need, as well as providing stand-by EMS at large on-campus events such as Arizona Football tailgates, Commencement, and the Tucson Festival of Books. UAEMS also hosts, CPR classes, STOP THE BLEED trainings, and Narcan trainings for campus and community groups.

Connect with us on Instagram: @ua_ems and email us to learn more: uems@arizona.edu 

The mission of UA Fish and Wildlife Society is to enhance the ability of future wildlife professionals to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society.

UA Medical Directive is a pre-health organization that offers mentorship and unique opportunities to university/pre-health students. Through medical directive, students are provided volunteer and clinical opportunities in order to give back to the greater Tucson community. Medical Director holds informational meetings to offer opportunities for members to meet medical professionals and learn about ways to become involved in the clinical world around campus. Email us: uamedicaldirective@gmail.com

The Student Optics Chapter at the University of Arizona, or SOCk, is an educational, professional, and social outlet for undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with Optica and SPIE. The mission of SOCk is to support students of optics by providing valuable academic resources, facilitating social networking, and representing the study of light to the public.

Do you need help finding research experiences or applying for research programs? The Undergraduate Research Ambassadors are here to help! Reach out to us to learn about how to find individual research mentorships or the perfect program to meet your needs. We will come talk to your group or meet with your one-on-one to help you take the next step toward obtaining the research experience you need. Learn more here.

Follow us on Instagram: @uazugresearch

The mission of the Women in Medicine & Science Club is to aid in the successful participation and equality of women in the fields of medicine and the sciences by advocating for women's leadership in education, clinical, administrative and research experiences that will empower current and future women in medical and science related fields at the University of Arizona. 

Women in Physics is a group founded in 2013 by graduate students with a passion for promoting women in physics, which includes improving recruitment and retention of women throughout the academic pipeline and beyond. We encourage all levels and all genders at the university to participate in our events. We work to achieve our mission through outreach, events and activities on campus and in the community, discussing issues facing women and minorities in physics, organizing club trips to local companies, and working with other STEM groups on campus to promote women in all sciences. Please find more information at our website and join our Facebook forum!

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program Office is dedicated to supporting the entry, persistence, and success of underrepresented students in STEM. Through a combination of local K-12 outreach program, college student engagement opportunities, and institutional research and evaluation, we work to increase diversity in STEM and advocate for gender equity across STEM fields. Learn more about our internship and professional development opportunities at https://wise.arizona.edu/

Follow us on Instagram: @uarizonawise

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The College of Science Career Center is here to support students on their journey. Explore our collection of free career planning resources to kickstart your professional development journey. Discover relevant career paths and industries for students in your major. Gain experience through our programs and events. Equip yourself for the job and internship search with our ready-to-use Résumé, CV, and Cover Letter templates. Leverage resources to sharpen your interview skills and gain insight on building a professional network.

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