Clubs

Club Name
Description
Category
President
Status
ACM - Association for Computer Machinery Engages in computer related projects such as creating video games Departmental Woo Jung open
Adelphian Concert Choir Founded in 1932, the Adelphian Concert Choir is one of the signature groups of the university and is recognized as one of the Northwest’s most acclaimed ensembles. For more than 70 years this auditioned choir has sustained a level of choral excellence that Musical Sofia Gotch open
ADV - Advocates for Detained Voices To advocate for the rights of the detainees of the Northwest Detention Center Activism/Awareness Erin Lungwitz open
Alpine Ski Club Club Sport Joe Ewers open
American Medical Women’s Assoc. at UPS Occupational Kelby Hunt open
Anime Club Anime Club will give students a change to share their interests in Japanese and American anime, meet new people, and just hang out. Arts Simone Elkins open
APIC - Asian American Pacific Islander Collective We seek to engage the community on issues of race, culture, immigration, and intersectionality as it applies to South, South East, East Asian and Pacific Islander students. Identity Franz Mangonon open
ASC - Asian Student Community Cultural Marleen Pan & Erica Liu open
Bare Bones Theater Collective Provide opportunity for students from all disciplines on campus to be involved in theatre in STP organized festivals or through support of independent student theatre projects. Arts Castor Kent open
Beta Coders Academic club that provides tutoring and teaching of computer science at local high schools. Departmental Sophia Sangervasi open
Bioethics Club Bioethics analyzes the complex relationships between modern day biomedical advances and the four bioethical principles to privide a framework for evaluating the moral permissibility of biomedical research. Activism/Awareness Kate Gladhart-Hayes open
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu This club hopes to give a chance to learn a practical self-defense, a competition martial art, and gain a new option for physical exercise. Club Sport Arlo Johnson open
BSU - Black Student Union Provides a more cohesive and culturally understanding environment for students of color. BSU also brings culturally diverse programs and lectures to UPS. Identity Mimi Duncan open
Campus Cursive Arts Vrindi Van Osdol open
Chess Club UPS Chess strives to cultivate and sustain a welcoming and inclusive community of Chess players at the University of Puget Sound. Other Jacob Cook open
CIA - Compassion into Action Purpose is to reduce suffering of animals, humans and the environment through active awareness, education, and learning. Activism/Awareness Mina Gherman open
Clay Club Clay Club shall promote fun, freedom, and art through the medium of clay. Arts Kristen Lee open
Climbing Club Promoting community among climbers on campus, introducing new people to the sport, and providing a framework for competition and training. Club Sport Darian Gill open
Club Soccer Club Sport Ian Thorne open
COMBS Coalition of Multiracial & Biracial Students To create a safe space for conversation, exploration, and discussion of experiences shared and unique, regarding our shared identity of multiracial & biracial influences and the world around us. Identity Lenora Yee open
CTT - Chinese Traditional Therapy Club The Chinese Traditional Therapy Club's purpose is to educate and learn basic Chinese medicinal or other East Asian practices that can be used to improve every day life and promote healthy living. Cultural Abigail Blair open
Curtain Call Arts Sabrina Close open
CWMEA - College WA Music Education Association CWMEA represents all those on campus who have an interest in music education. The club hosts weekly guest lectures on topics in music performance, history, and pedagogy with the aim of furthering the knowledge of our members. Occupational Savannah Schaumburg open
DownBeat Dance Arts Taylor Russell open
DRAG Radically Approaching Gender DRAG - Radically approaching gender club Cultural Josh Weintraub open
ECO Activism/Awareness Lisa Grimm open
Engage - A Social Justice Zine Social Justice zine to provide a platform where members of the UPS community can speak on their existence and be heard, while also addressing current political climate and looking at the broader picture. Activism/Awareness Larissa Lief open
Entrepreneur Club Occupational Kala'i Beck open
Exercise Science Exercise Science will educate exercise science majors and other members of the campus about career opportunities after graduation and to involve the club in community events and service opportunities. Other Rachel Gillespie open
Fairvote Washington Fairvote is a non-partisan club focused on voting reform with the goal of making the political system more democratic. This club is partnered with the community and FairVote Washington. Political open
Fellowship of Christian Athletes FCA will provide a discussion group for athletes of any sport (varsity, club, or intramural) to better represent Christian values while competing on the field as well as making a difference in the Tacoma community. Other open
Fencing Club The Fencing Club seeks to provide education and entertainment to novice and veteran fencers. We push for the development and learning of skills in an enjoyable atmosphere. Service Alexis Foldvary open
Figure Drawing Club Figure Drawing Club serves to facilitate artistic exploration outside of the classroom in a positive, safe, and encouraging environment. This is not a class and will not be led by an instructor; rather, it will be student facilitated. Arts Elayna Caron open
Film and Media Provides students with the opportunity to gain experience and further their interest in film and video production. The club is an outlet to learn more about the dynamics of media: writing, producing, editing, directing, acting. Media Anna Barcus open
Fishing Club Other Isaac Fournier open
Forestry Club The Forestry Club focuses on education about sustainability, forestry, and the history of the logging industry, particularly in the Puget Sound area. The club serves as a Woodsman team, participating in competitions. Occupational Blaise Johnson-Stevens open
Francophones of UPS Society - Les Fous Les Fous will explore Francophone language and culture by watching French films, playing French games, French conversation hours, and holiday celebrations. Cultural Moira Lee open
Gaming Society - D20 Gaming Society aims to provide the University of Puget Sound with a visible and accessible community that encourages gaming and nerd culture. Other Landon Smith open
Garden Club Other Willa Bartholomay open
Garden Level Arts Neil Little open
Geology Club The Geology Club provides a social and academic gathering for any students interested in the field of geology. It offers social events, field trips, research endeavors, and other activities, all to provide enrichment to its members and the community. Departmental Amanda Foster open
German Language and Culture Club The German Language and Culture Club promotes and encourages deeper involvement in German culture, including film nights, dinners, and outings. Cultural Maria Leuzinger open
Global Brigades Public Health Global Brigades will give students who are interested in business and finance an opportunity to be exposed to sustainable community development in an international context. Service Natasha Urban open
Grill Tennis Club A fun and healthy way to spend time whilst exposing them to an unfamiliar culture. Club Sport Lars Defty open
Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Service Leo Rain open
History Club Departmental Lukas Karaoly open
Hiveminders Hiveminders will gather individuals who are interested in cultivating and harvesting beehives for UPS as well as those interested in promoting local and sustainable pollination and honey production. Activism/Awareness Genevieve Caskey open
IGNITE IGNITE wants to inspire young women to be the next generation of political leaders. Political Maya Gerlach open
Intersectional Feminist Student Union - IFSU IFSU provides a safe space where all women can come and share their experiences and discuss them and relevant issues with others. Identity Kenley Borgerson open
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship IVCF's purpose is to establish and advance at UPS witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world. Other Erin Budrow open
It’s On Us A coalition of students who wish to change the culture of sexual assault on the UPS campus through educating their peers, connecting survivors with resources, increasing awareness, and collaborating with the UPS administration and Green Dot. Activism/Awareness Kaarina Nyman open
J Street U J Street U advocates and educates for a two-state solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict in the American Jewish community, American political establishment, and our campus community as well, for progressive and democratic values in Israel and the US. Cultural Morey Lipsett open
Jewish Student Union JSU seeks to provide an inclusive and safe space to all Jewish identities and allies. Cultural Emelia Witt open
Ka Ohana me ke Aloha Identity Ethan Okimoto, Kayla-Kahaunani Sunada open
Kayak Club The Kayak Club serves to give the campus community the opportunity to learn essential kayaking skills in a safe controlled environment, while emphasizing fun, team building, trust, self-confidence, and community. Other JT Hartman open
Kids 4 Music Kids 4 Music is a free band program for underprivileged students at McCarver Elementary in Tacoma. The program meets once a week for an hour and is designed to give students a knowledge of music theory, and instill a lifelong love of music. Service open
La Sobremesa Spanish Club Other Curran Chapman open
Latinos Unidos Cultural Janett Ramirez open
League of Legends Arts Michael Fukuda open
Lighthouse A non-denominational Christian club on campus. Includes worships, discussions, and service trips. Identity Amelia Boyer open
Live Well Club Live Well Club emphasizes three pillars: nutrition, exercise, and peace of mind. We believe equal attention to these three pillars will set students up for personal success. Other Anna Graf open
Logger Lectures Student-led lectures will empower students in their passions and enable students to talk about what excites them, providing them a platform to be heard. Arts Matthew Parone open
Magic : The Gathering The Magic Club meets for the purpose of playing Magic: The Gathering. Other Enzo Agnoli open
Marxist Reading Club The Marxist Reading Club reads and discusses Marxist literature. Political Jacob Cook open
Mathematics Club Mathematics club gives students an opportunity to engage in interesting and fun mathematics outside of the classroom. Departmental Quintin Lenti open
Men’s LAX Club Sport Nate Harmon open
MixxedFit Club A people-inspired fitness program that incorporates explosive dancing and boot camp toning. The purpose is to give others an effective workout while having fun. Other Shar Panage open
Model UN Model UN is for students who are interested in global politics, international diplomacy, the UN organizations, and who are committed to exploring global challenges in an experiential setting. Service open
Mortar Board Mortar Board, Inc., is an honor society of individuals selected for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service. Service Kate Gladhart-Hayes open
Muslim Student Association The Muslim Student Assoc will provide a resource for Muslim students as well as an open environment for those who are interested in Island. Religious and spiritual topics will be discussed, and Islamic educational events will also be hosted. Cultural Layth Sabbagh open
NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI advocates for access to services, treatments, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all those in need. Activism/Awareness Brynn Allen open
Needlecrafts for Charity Needlecrafts for Charity will form a collaborative campus sewing community where students, staff, faculty, and community members can learn about various needle crafts and sustainability while contributing hand-made craft items to local charities. Service Maloy Moore open
Nerdfighters Club Nerdfighter Club is a place that allows students to create a better community through reading, creative writing, community service, and recreational activities associated with the Nerdfighter community originally established by the vlogbrothers. Service Anneke Taylor open
Neuroscience Club The Neuroscience Club will bring together the interdisciplinary focus and aspects of neuroscience on the UPS campus and seeks to supplement students' interests. Other Lauren Gallison & Martina Worden open
PAEYA -Political Activism and Education for Youth in America The purpose of this organization is to create a positive space for political discourse in order to bring about political unity. In light of the recent divisive election, te group shall aim to engage and mobilize students through the following years. Political Jonah Kone open
Peer Allies A safe space for survivors of sexual assault and harassment. We seek to support students who have felt powerless, by listening, and empowering them to make informed choices. Departmental Rachel Johnson open
People’s Republic of Art Dedicated to making art accessible to UPS students, through a free-and non-judgmental creative space. Arts Janelle Sopko open
Phi Eta Sigma PES' goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students in institutions of higher learning, and provide opportunities for service to the campus and communities Service Kristina Howell open
Photographers of Puget Sound We are a group of students with a common interest in photography who want to improve our skills, try new things, and share our artistic interests. Arts Bret Abel Jacob Pogorek open
Physics Club Departmental Kobi Hall open
Pianists Guild Musical open
pLoggers Club pLoggers Club picks up trash while we jog. We are looking for active and enthusiastic members who are environmentally conscious. Service Savannah Corradini open
POLITEIA - The Political Theory Workshop at Puget Sound Politeia will provide students with an opportunity to have critical interdisciplinary dialogues in political and critical theory outside of a class setting and to workshop on original compositions for political theory work outside of class assignments. Activism/Awareness Kathryn Queirolo open
Pre Health Club Pre-Health Professions Club Occupational Elena Fulton open
Pre-Law Society Pre-Law Society is a club that meets once a week to discuss things in the law field, like case files, the LSAT, Law Schools, and more. The club also hosts events like Lawyer Q&A panels, the annual Law Fair, and occasional visits to law schools in the area. Occupational Matthew Bell & Monica Arnone open
Puget Sound Belly Dance Other Caroline Blackburn open
Puget Sound Investment Club Puget Sound Investment Club (“PSIC”) is a co-curricular, student-managed organization of The University of Puget Sound whose mission is to provide an educational opportunity for students interested in learning about investments and capital markets. Occupational Darren Yeun open
Puget Sound It’s On Us A coalition of students who wish to change the culture of sexual assault on campus through educating their peers, connecting survivors with resources, and increasing awareness. Activism/Awareness Carly Dryden open
Puget Sound Pep Band Musical Maddie Hanses open
Puget Sound Podcast Arts open
Puzzle and Chess Club Other open
Queer Alliance Queer Alliance is a supportive community of queer and ally students, affirms all sexual orientations and identities. We work through social, political, and educational activism for equality for all sexual minorities. Identity Mary D Aquiningoc & Hadley Jhanson open
RDG - Repertory Dance Group RDG seeks to provide members of the Puget Sound community exposure to dance in all its forms. Arts Kara Ashpole & Wesley Wells open
REAL - Real Expression Art Lounge To create a healthy, energy-filled environment for students and other persons to express themselves through art. Arts Mushawn Knowles open
Relay for Life Service Kayla-Kahaunani Sunada open
Rugby Mens A club meant for men of all skill levels to play rugby Club Sport Spencer Germer open
Rugby Women’s Club Sport Emily Harden open
SAFRR - Student Association for Reproductive Rights Activism/Awareness Abby Rawson open
Sailing Club Other open
SAPR - Student Alliance for Prison Reform SAPR supports initiatives to bring about change in the US criminal justice system. Activism/Awareness open
SARPI - Student Association for Race and Pedagogy A safe and fun Discussion/conversation space to address problems of race and pedagogy. Activism/Awareness Jo Gudgell open
Seibukan Jujutsu Club Seibukan Jujutsu Club will practice and continue the transmission of Seibukan Jujutsu, Martial Arts, and self-defence from Tenchikan Dojo and from the founder of the art. Other Taylor Ogren open
Slack, Clack, and Hacky Sack - Slackline, Kendama, and Hacky Sack Club Slack, Klack, and Hacky Sack will bring joy and connect student communities of UPS by combining the skill developing activities of slacklining, kendama, and hacky sack into one club. Other Justin Wesley Wagers open
SOAN Club SOAN Club promotes the disciplines of sociology and anthropology amongst the UPS student body and enriches the academic experience of SOAN majors and minors. Departmental open
SOIC - Students of International Communities SOIC creates social programming for students with international backgrounds and/or interests Cultural Erica Liu open
Songwriting Club The goal is to provide a space for songwriters on campus to share their work, get support and feedback from other songwriters, and organize concerts/showcases for public viewing. Arts Emily Laliotis open
SOTA - Student Occupational Therapy Association Increases campus and community awareness of the occupational therapy profession and engage with the community through volunteer work. Departmental Jennifer Shepack, Hannah McIlroy open
Spoon University Purpose is to provide an online food resource for members of our campus and food-enthusiasts across the country while also teaching the next generation of journalists, marketers and event planners practices in digital media. Media Elena Hollemon open
Students for Physical Therapy Departmental Laura Shellooe & Scott Shelton open
Super Smash Bros. Club Super Smash Bros. seeks to create a competitive and casual community of UPS students who play Super Smash Bros. We will host practices and friendlies along with tournaments to instill competition in a fun and rewarding manner. Other Hunter Loftus open
SWAP - Spoken Word and Poetry SWAP seeks to spread and encourage the use of poetic dialogues as a medium to express oneself in an open, respectful manner. Cultural Asha Berkes open
Table Tennis Club Other Enzo Agnoli open
Table Top Board Games Other Adam Braude open
Taiko Club Arts Lorraine Toler open
The Gaming Society - D20 to provide UPS with a visible and accessible community that encourages gaming and nerd culture Other Conor Sullivan open
The Puget Sound Podcast Media Alexander Harris open
Timbermen Timbermen is a four-member male vocal ensemble formed with the intention of bringing a different variety of a cappella music to UPS. Musical Castor Kent open
TOPS - Tea-ple of Puget Sound TOPS is dedicated to educating its members about the history and art of tea! Our goal is to try new tea every meeting and compare tasting notes whilst enjoying good conversation. We will discuss different brewing techniques as well as how these teas came t Cultural Pierce Harken open
Tree Tones A Cappella TreeTones aims to provide an inclusive space on campus for vocalists of all levels to participate in a cappella, while developing as musicians and a cappella artists in a low-stress environment. Musical Kristin Goodell open
Ultimate Frisbee, Men’s (The Postmen) Ultimate brings knowledge of frisbee to all. Quality level play for all levels of experience. Club Sport Sam Keller open
Underground Sound Musical Sara Gossom open
United Methodists Service Kristina Sinks open
UPS Fencing Club A platform for new fencers to try and learn about fencing and gives experienced fencers a place to improve. Club Sport Alexis Foldvary & Suzanna Li open
UPS Students for FEPPS Fepps is a student group that works with the nonprofit Freedom Education Project Puget Sound (FEPPS). Service Sloan Strader open
UWE - Undergraduate Women in Economics UWE increases visibility of women pursuing economics degrees, provides networking opportunities that promote the advancement of women in economic professions and creates a forum in which research and issues of common interest can be explored. Service Emily Davis open
Visible Spectrum The mission of Visible Spectrum is to provide an inclusive environment for students of color who are in the STEM field. Identity Shreeti Patel open
WACM - Women’s Association of Computing Machinery An organization that welcomes anyone interested in creating a community that supports women in the tech industry. Our goal is to both teach and hone tech skills, provide a space where students can engage with local women in tech, as well as supporting all. Occupational Madelyn Shapiro & Anna Watson open
What She Said A Capella The mission of What She Said is to manage, serve, and promote a Capella music on campus. Musical Hannah Katz open
WIP Women in Politics Politics and government are disciplines that accommodate men, and we attempt to change this. Political Ilana Dutton open
Women’s Ultimate Frisbee (Clearcut) Women's Ultimate is a place where women of all skill levels can come and play frisbee and experience the frisbee community. Club Sport Meadbh Koenigsberg open
Writer’s Guild Bring your prose, poetry, and other drafts to Writer's Guild. During weekly hour-long meetings we write, laugh, and share our work with one another. Come for the prompts, the metaphors, or just to have a romp on the literary wild side. Cultural Yuki Morgan open
Yoga Other Cheyenne Clark open
Young Life College and University Young Life's goal is to facilitate and foster friendships between students, as well as to provide a place where they can be introduced to and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Service Karoline Ashpole open
Young Professionals Young Professionals introduces a conversation focused on public policy to UPS. Political Ashley Rot open