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Student Organizations

Each fall an updated Student Organizations Directory is published which includes the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the presidents and advisers of approximately 240 campus student organizations. For more information on WCU student organizations, contact the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement located in 238 Sykes Union. The following is the official list of all student organizations that were registered during the 2013-2014 academic year:

Student Governing/Campus Programming Organizations

  • Black & Latino Greek Council
  • Graduate Student Association
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Off-Campus and Commuter Association (OCCA)
  • Panhellenic Council
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Sports Club Council
  • Student Government Association
  • Sykes Union Advisory Board

Academic/Professional Organizations

  • Accounting Society
  • Adapted Physical Education Club
  • Alchemist Club
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts
  • American Marketing Association
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • Anthropology Club of WCU
  • Art Club
  • Athletic Training Club
  • Chinese Club
  • Computer Science Club
  • Council for Exceptional Children/Special Education
  • Criminal Justice Association
  • Darlington Biological Society
  • Earth and Space Science Club
  • Economics and Finance Society
  • English Club
  • Environmental Health Club
  • Exercise Science Club
  • Forensics and Speech Debate Team of WCU
  • French Club
  • Gender Studies Club
  • Geography Club
  • German Club
  • Graduate Social Work Student Association
  • Health and Physical Education Club
  • History Club
  • Honors Student Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Italian Club
  • Linguistics Club
  • Military History Club
  • National Association of Black Accountants
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development Club
  • Philosophy Club
  • Philosophy Graduate Student Association
  • Political Science Club
  • Pre-Law Society
  • Pre-Med Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
  • Rhetoric Society of America
  • Russian Club
  • Social Work Club
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Sociology Club - Delta Alpha Tau
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Dietetic Association
  • Students in Communications
  • Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania (S.N.A.P.)
  • Student Pennsylvania State Education Association
  • University Avenue Math Club
  • University Dance Company
  • University Theatre
  • Women in Science

Special Interest Organizations

  • Active Minds
  • Animal Behavior Club
  • Anime Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • B.O.D.Y. Peace
  • Breakdancing Club: Heavy Reign Crew
  • Campus Recreation Club
  • Chess Club
  • Enactus
  • Feel Good WCU
  • Homecoming
  • Improv Club
  • KSTAN Bollywood Dance Club
  • LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment, and Development)
  • Major Entertainment
  • Mock Trial Club
  • Net Impact
  • Poesis
  • Poise Beauty Club
  • Precise Fashion Organization
  • Public Health Club
  • Purple and Gold Club
  • Slow Food, WCU
  • Student Activities Council
  • Student Actively Moving Forward
  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee
  • Student Veterans of America, WCU
  • Tai Chi Club
  • Video Game Club

Social Equity/Diversity

  • AFRISA (African Student Alliance)
  • Asian Student Association
  • Association for Women's Empowerment
  • Black Men United
  • Black Student Union
  • C.A.L.Y.P.S.O.
  • Hillel Jewish Student Union
  • INDO (Indo-American Organization)
  • LASO (Latino American Student Organization)
  • LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance)
  • Sisters United

Political/Activism

  • The College Democrats
  • The College Republicans
  • EARTH (Environmental Association for Repairing the Habitat)
  • Students for a Sensible Drug Policy
  • Students for Liberty
  • Students for Life

Relligious Organizations

  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Catholic Newman Student Association
  • Covenant Campus Fellowship
  • Cross Seekers Campus Ministry
  • Gospel Choir
  • Hillel Jewish Student Union
  • International Justice Mission
  • IMPACT Movement
  • Lutheran Student Association
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Young Life

Service Organizations

  • AbbĂ© Society
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Best Buddies
  • Bringing Hope Home
  • Circle K International
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Friars' Society
  • Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter
  • Invisible Children at WCU
  • Phi Sigma Pi
  • Rotaract
  • Student Outreach for Urban Schools
  • University Ambassadors

Greek Letter Organizations

  • Inter-Greek Council
  • Sister to Sister (Peer Mentor)
  • Fraternities:
    • Alpha Phi Alpha
    • Delta Chi
    • Kappa Alpha Psi
    • Kappa Delta Rho
    • Lambda Alpha Upsilon
    • Phi Beta Sigma
    • Pi Kappa Alpha
    • Pi Kappa Phi
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
    • Sigma Lambda Beta
    • Sigma Pi
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Sororities:
    • Alpha Delta Pi
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha
    • Alpha Phi
    • Alpha Sigma Tau
    • Alpha Xi Delta
    • Chi Upsilon Sigma
    • Delta Phi Epsilon
    • Delta Sigma Theta
    • Delta Zeta
    • Phi Mu
    • Phi Sigma Sigma
    • Sigma Lambda Gamma
    • Sigma Gamma Rho
    • Zeta Phi Beta
    • Zeta Tau Alpha

Publications and Media Organizations

  • Daedalus
  • Media Advisory Board
  • The Quad
  • The Serpentine
  • Undergraduate Research Journal Board
  • WCUR 97.1 - West Chester University Radio
  • WCU TV 5 - West Chester Television

Sports Clubs

  • Bowling
  • Dance Team
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey - Men
  • Ice Hockey - Women
  • Lacrosse - Men
  • Lacrosse - Women
  • Outdoor Club
  • Roller Hockey - Men
  • Rugby - Men
  • Shotokan Karate
  • Ski & Snowboard Club
  • Soccer - Men
  • Soccer - Women
  • Swim Club
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball - Men
  • Volleyball - Women
  • Water Polo - Men
  • Water Polo - Women
  • Wrestling

Musical Organizations

  • American Choral Directors Association
  • American String Teachers Association
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Cantari Donne
  • Cello Ensemble
  • Chamber Choir (Vocal Jazz Ensemble)
  • Chamber Winds Ensemble
  • Collegium Musicum
  • Concert Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Criterions Jazz Ensemble
  • Flute Ensemble
  • GraceNotes
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • High Street Harmonix
  • Kappa Kappa Psi
  • Marching Band - "Golden Rams"
  • Master Singers
  • Men's Chorus
  • Music Educators National Conference - Chapter 21 (PCMEA)
  • Music Teachers National Association - Collegiate Chapter (MTNA)
  • Now Music Society
  • Opera Theatre Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
  • Saxophone Ensemble
  • SIGMA (Swope Inter-Greek Music Association)
  • Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Statesmen Jazz Ensemble
  • Suspensions
  • Swope Ensemble Association
  • Symphonic Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Tau Beta Sigma
  • Trumpet Ensemble
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Women's Choir

Honor Societies

  • Accounting - Beta Alpha Psi
  • Communications - Lambda Pi Eta
  • Communications Studies - Pi Kappa Delta
  • Counseling - Chi Sigma Iota
  • Economics - Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Education - Kappa Delta Pi
  • Educational Services - Chi Alpha Epsilon
  • English - Sigma Tau Delta
  • Foreign Languages - Alpha Mu Gamma
  • French - Pi Delta Phi
  • Geography - Gamma Theta Upsilon
  • Geology - Sigma Gamma Epsilon
  • Hispanic - Sigma Delta Pi
  • History - Phi Alpha Theta
  • Kinesiology - Phi Epsilon Kappa
  • Leadership - Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Literacy (Reading) - Alpha Upsilon Alpha
  • Management - Sigma Iota Epsilon
  • Mathematical Sciences - Pi Mu Epsilon
  • Music - Pi Kappa Lambda
  • Nursing - Sigma Theta Tau
  • Physics - Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Political Science - Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Psychology - Psi Chi
  • Social Science - Pi Gamma Mu
  • Social Work - Phi Alpha
  • Sociology - Alpha Kappa Delta
  • Students with Disabilities - Delta Alpha Pi

For a current list and a description of these organizations, please refer to the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement website.