Academic Clubs

UP Accounting Association - this organization is devoted to providing increased knowledge, interest, and networking possibilities for accounting majors to interact with professionals within the Portland market.
email:  upaa@up.edu

ACT UP - creates a base of student support for University of Portland drama department events, thereby increasing the number and scope of the events. 
email:  actup@up.edu

Alpha Kappa Psi - a professional co-ed fraternity open to all students interested in business administration, specifically interested in accounting, commerce, and finance. 

American Chemical Society - ACS is UP's own connection to the 125 year-old American Chemical Society, a foundational element in modern world of chemistry. The club focuses on bringing like-minded individuals together from all majors to bring chemistry to the public, as well as learn about potential careers and graduate school. 

American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE promotes and expands the field of civil engineering in academic, social, and professional settings. 
email:  clubasce@up.edu

Association for Computing Machinery - ACM is the student chapter of a national organization devoted to promoting all forms of computer technology and science. 

Beta Beta Beta - Also known as the Biology Club, is an honor society for students in the field of biology; designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in the biological sciences. 

Biomedical Engineering Club - To provide an opportunity for all those interested in biomedical engineering to explore that interest through presentations, factory tours and becoming a member of BMES. 
email:  clubme@up.edu

College Ecology Club - builds awareness on the environmental issues of our campus; works with the UP community by planning activities that benefit the environment; and promotes individual responsibility with recycling, reducing and reusing.   
email:  collegeecology@gmail.com

Economics Club - seeks to foster the advancement of the social sciences by informing the community of events related to economic issues, organizing events of interest to the membership, and assisting in the academic and professional development of members.
email:  ecounion@up.edu

Engineers without Borders - The purpose of this club is to establish a relationship between EWB-USA and our university to encourage a generation of new engineers and other disciplines to understand how our professions may profoundly contribute toward improving health and reducing poverty levels throughout the world. We plan to do this through technical projects and fundraising efforts with EWB-USA.

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - Is indeed affiliated with the national organization. Its purposes are scientific and educational, directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications and computer engineering, as well as computer science, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences.
email:  clubieee@up.edu

Kappa Delta Pi - a national honor society for students in the field of education. 

UP Marketing Club - allows students interested in marketing the opportunity to learn from professionals, to network in the marketing community, to develop themselves as leaders, and to access industry knowledge and insight.
email:  upmg@up.edu

Math Club - Provides an opportunity for those people who enjoy the wonders of math to enhance that enjoyment, and meet other people with similar interests. The Math Club also offers the opportunities to explore math topics and activities.

Mechanical Engineering Student Association - exists to promote social and academic endeavors among the mechanical engineering students and those with related interests. 
email:  mechstudents@up.edu

Mock Trial - members prepare and argue fictional legal cases before practicing attorneys and judges at local, regional, and national level competitions in roles as either attorneys or witnesses.
email:  upmocktrial@up.edu

Music Club - brings together students interested in music to better represent themselves and the department of music, as well as striving for musical excellence in all genres available.
email:  musicclub@up.edu

Neuroscience Club - Brings current research in the neurosciences field to students on the University of Portland Campus. This club intends to cultivate and inspire scientific inquiry into the neurosciences field by maintaining a multidisciplinary stance.
email:  upneuroscienceclub@gmail.com

Operations Management Association - networks with industry leaders to foster relationships and integrate students of multidisciplinary backgrounds into field of operations and project management.
email:  cluboma@up.edu

Philosophy Club - provides activities and events for those at UP who are interested in the discussion of philosophy and in the philosophical examination of social and cultural issues.

Pre-Dental Student Association - PDSA helps to fulfill your interest in dentistry through service to the University and Portland community. The Pre-Dental Student Association will offer preventative dental health care education and post-undergraduate dental education information. 

Pre-Medical Student Association - The Pre-Medical Student Association strives to promote students’ interests in different areas of the medical field, provide volunteering opportunities and assistance for students when applying for medical school, and encourage connections among pre-medical students.

Robotics Club - Fosters interest in robotics, providing tools and resources that enable research and design through the development of a robot that will compete in NASA's Lunabotics Mining Competition.  Affiliated with the School of Engineering.
email:  university.of.portland.robotics@gmail.com

STEM Outreach Activities and Resources (SOAR) - The purpose of this club is to spread the awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to our University Community and, specifically, the local community. This club will serve as a centered point-of-contact for community members interested in STEM, support collaboration and outreach, and offer more possibilities for multi-disciplinary and less well-known STEM topics. This club will work with existing STEM clubs, the Moreau Center, and the STEM group of Faculty. This club will establish and maintain relationships with the local community to become a resource for improving their STEM programs and diversity. 
email:  soar@up.edu

Society of Women Engineers - The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.
email:  swe@up.edu

Speech and Debate Union - Provides students with an opportunity to develop their public speaking and argumentation skills, as well as build a strong team spirit and bolster self confidence. 

Student Association of Social Workers - creates and promotes community among students, faculty, and staff interested in social work and its principles.
email:  sasw@up.edu

Student Nurses Association - UPSNA provides lectures, services, academic support, peer mentoring, and social activities that enhance the curriculum and experience of the UP School of Nursing.
email:  upsna@up.edu

Undergraduate Research Club - The UR Club’s mission is to promote undergraduate research opportunities for University of Portland students both on and off-campus. We wish to create an environment in which to share research experiences with peers and enable other students to get involved in research.

*Academic Clubs have a departmental affiliation and/or an association with a national organization.

*If a club does not have an email address, please email stuact@up.edu for information.

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