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Student Organization Information

Student Organizations Listed Alphabetically

To locate a student organization, click on the first letter of the organization name or scroll through the list.


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Aikido at UAB
The purpose of this organization, is to study and know the physical practice of Aikido, a Japanese martial art. Aikido is for self-defense and personal growth.

Alpha Epsilon Delta
Alpha Epsilon Delta is the national pre-health honor society. The society's objective is to encourage and recognize excellence in pre-health scholarship; to promote cooperation and contacts between health care professionals and pre-health students and educators; to bind together similarly interested students; and to use its knowledge for the benefit of health organizations, charities, and the community.

Alpha Gamma Delta
Alpha Gamma Delta was founded in Syracuse, New York on May 30, 1904, for the sole purpose of becoming a women's fraternity. Since its founding, over 170 chapters been formed throughout the US and Canada. The Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta was welcomed to UAB's campus in 1978 and is the oldest sorority on campus. Since its founding, many women have become sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta. Each has had different goals and interests, but each has also gained a common love for Alpha Gamma Delta and the ideals for which it stands.

Alpha Kappa Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is an international Greek letter organization founded in 1908 at Howard University in Washington D.C. The purpose is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to poromote unity and friendship among all college women, to maintain a progressive interest in college life and to be a service to all mankind. The Iota Phi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha was chartered at UAB in 1975. Alpha Kappa Alpha is committed to the total development of their members.

Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi, the world's oldest and largest co-ed professional business fraternity, currently has 200,000 members and is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. The fraternity provides business students with leadership skills adn networking opportunities while instilling values of brotherhood, integrity and service.

Alpha Lambda Delta
Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages excellence among first year students. Membership is Alpha Lambda Delta is open to full time freshmen students who earn a gpa of 3.6 or higher during their first term at UAB.

Alpha Omega
Alpha Omega is an organization open to all students interested in learning biblical Christianity and how this knowledge is applied to daily life. Our purpose is to provide the campus body, in all its diversity, an environment to learn to develop relationships through biblical principles.

Alpha Omega Alpha
Alpha Omega Alpha is an honorary medical fraternity, which recognizes scholastic achievement and various service achievements.

Alpha Omicron Pi
Alpha Omicron Pi was founded by four women on January 2, 1897 at Barnard College of Columbia University of New York City. These founders wanted a sorority that would promote scholarship, diversity, and life-long friendship. As a result, these four women pledged themselves to one another and creted a bond that would last between women for over a century. Alpha Omicron Pi was founded with very strong ideals in mind. Here at UAB, the Zeta Pi chapter has carried on the traditions set by these amazing women since January 27, 1987.

Alpha Phi Alpha
Alplha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., was founded on December 4, 1906. Through the efforts of seven unique men, each possing dauntless courage and keen vision, the first predominantly black, intercollegiate, Greek-letter organiation was formed on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. One will find names such as Howard, Yale, Columbia, and Harvard among the first pages of our history. The international organization is comprised of over 700 undergraduate and graduate chapters nationwide. The Iota Nu Chapter leads all Greek fraternities at UAB in service to the community, scholastic achievement, and campus leadership.

Alpha Phi Omega
The purpose of this fraternity shall be to assemble college students in a national service fraternity in the fellowship of principles derived from the scout oath and law of the Boy Scouts of America; to develop leadership, to promote friendship, and to provide service to humanity, and to further the freedom that is our national, educational, and intellectual heritage.

Alpha Sigma Mu
Alpha Sigma Mu is the honorary metallurgical and materials engineering society designed to recognize outstanding students in these programs who attain high rank in scholarship and who possess the qualities of exemplary integrity, leadership, and innitiative.

Alpha Xi Delta
Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity provides the development of rewarding and lasting bonds. It is sisterhood, tradition, and involvement. It is sisters, a pin, a pink rose, songs, a creed, programs, late night study sessions, a pat on the back, a shoulder to cry on, and more. It is a feeling of pride and a way of life. The Theta Phi Chapter is the newest sorority in the UAB Greek community. Ten devoted women originally found Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity on April 17, 1893 at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois. Since that day, the spirit of of Alpha Xi Delta has enriched the lives of thousands of women with its message of lifelong learning and friendship. Today Alpha Xi Delta is a National Fraternity with more than 120,000 innitiated members. Alpha Xi Delta has grown into a progressive and forward thinking organization with 114 chapters and 148 alumnae associations throughout the US.

Ambassadors
The UAB ambassadors consist of twenty undergraduate students who serve as official hosts and hostesses at recognized UAB functions, conduct campus tours, new student orientations, and work with UAB administrators, faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

American Institute of Graphic Arts
The student chapter of AIGA is an organization that is to stimulate and encourage those engaged in the graphic arts; to foster concern for standards of design and quality of production in graphics; to promote the involvement of professional graphic artists in the development of students; to hold events, exhibitions and lectures, and otherwise promote higher education in the graphic arts.

American Marketing Association--UAB Chapter
The mission of the collegiate American Marketing Society is to be the world's leading professional student organization by furthering the professional development of students through leadership training and involvement in the field of marketing.

American Medical Student Association Premedical Chapter
AMSA is the largest independent medical student organization that focuses its energy on increasing diversity in medicine, promoting medical student well-being, and working towards providing health care for everyone.

American Society of Civil Engineers
UAB's ASCE student chapter provides an academic and social supposrt organization for students enrolled and/or intereted in civil engineering profession. We host activities & meetings to raise awareness of engineering topics, events, and opportunities.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
The American Society of Mechanical engineering works to promote the profession of mechanical engineering to the student body. Sponsors campus events such as engineering competition, egg drop contest, organizes company tours, and invites speakers from outside the industry.

Anime Club at UAB
We gather to watch, promote and better understand Japanese animation and culture.

Anthropology Club
We are a club made up of students with an interest in anthropology. Through this club we seek to educate ourselves and the UAB community about anthropology.

Asian American Organization
The AAO is an organization whose purpose is to integrate Asian and American cultures as one unit.

The Association of Indian Students
The Association of Indian Students is a non-profit organization that aims to showcase the rich cultural heritage of India through various cultural events, and to help new Indian students get settled.

Association of Pakistani Students and Scholars
The purpose of this organization is to promote and organize learning opportunities through community service, guide and assist new incoming students on the university campus, encourage leadership development opportunities for members, and provide members with a platform for intellectual and cultural exchanges.
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Badminton Association at UAB
The purpose of the Badminton Association is to play for fit and play for fun.

Bahai College Club at UAB
The purpose of the Bahai Club is to promote the tenets of the Bahai Faith, including the unity and oneness of God, oneness of mankind, oneness of religion, equality of the sexes, independent investigation of Truth, and the promotion of world peace by sponsoring lectures, service projects and public meetings.

Bangladeshi Student and Scholar Association
Bangladeshi Student and Scholar Association at UAB has been formed to organize all the social and cultural activities of Bangladeshi students currently enrolled at UAB. The mission of the organization would be to share Bangladeshi culture with the US and other international students and the community. This organizaion would also introduce UAB to Bangladesh and help any prospective students willing to pursue his/her academic career in the UAB.

Baptist Campus Ministries
Baptist Campus Ministries seeks to provide bible study, social mission, worship, and leadership opportunities for students. Students of all religous preferences are welcome.

Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is the premier professional accounting and business information fraternity. It recognizes academic excellence and complements members' formal education by providing interaction between students, faculty, and professionals, and fosters lifelong growth, service and ethical conduct.

Birmingham Area Linux Users Group at UAB (BALU)
The purpose of BALU is to spread the use and knowledge of open source operating systems like Linux.

Birmingham Metro Campus Ministry
The BMCM is a cooperative ministry of the Birmingham area churches of Christ. Our goal is to minister to both college students and college-age adults. Our ministry is two-fold: helping Christians grow in their faith and reaching out to those who do not know the joy, hope and peace of Christ. Together we worship, study the Bible, strengthen one another, and offer help to those in need. bmcm@wwisp.com

Biomedical Engineering Society
The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society introduces students to the profession of biomedical engineering. We provide an environment for social interaction and exhange of ideas between faculty and students. Events include social gatherings, intramural sports, participation in engineering open house, production of student newsletter, and volunteer activities throughout Birmingham.

Birmingham Free Thought Society
The Birmingham Free Thought Society is a campus organization for the atheists, agnostics, secular humanists, and supporters of the principle of separation of church and state.

Black Graduate Student Association
The BGSA is an organization dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence, and social and political awareness and to promote the professional and scholarly interests and needs of its members.

Blazer Wrestling Club
The purpose of this organization is to fill a gap in today's wrestling community. This organization will provide the students with an opportunity to compete in collegiate style wrestling with schools across the nation.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club
The purpose of the BJJC is to practice and train in the techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and mixed martial arts.

Bread and Water Campus Ministries
Bread and Water Campus Ministries is a nondenominational Christian organization that desires to see the lives of college students change and constantly improve through the teaching of the Word of God.
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Catholic Student Association
CSA exists to provide Catholic Campus Ministry for all Catholic students, but all students are welcome to participate in our activities. Mass, Confession and other organization activities are held at St. Stephen’s Catholic Chapel, 1515 12th Avenue South (one block from Rast Hall behind the Exxon Station).www.ststephenuab.com

Chess Club

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (XA)
We are a group of students who earnestly desire to seek after God through Jesus Christ through a five-fold philosophy: prayer, worship, discipleship, evangelism, and fellowship.

Christian Medical Ministry of Alabama
CMMA exists as a not-for-profit organization whose goal is to provide peer support and fellowship to enhance students' own professional gifts and to be exposed to mentors who have achieved balance in their lives while training and practicing as a health professional.

Chinese Student & Scholar Organization
The primary objective for this organization is to promote cultural exchange between Chinese students and other members of UAB. It also works to serve Chinese-speaking students of UAB and to familiarize new students with the campus and the surrounding community.

Circle K International
Circle K is the largest collegiate service organization and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. It is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to the ideals of service, leadership, and fellowship. Finally, Circle K emphasizes personal growth and excellence through service to others.

Clinical Lab Scientist Student Association
The CLSSA is comprised of undergraduate Medical Technology students and graduate Clinical Lab Science students to promote the development and interests of the students enrolled in Medical Labratory Science programs and to represent these to faculty and others.

College Republicans

Colleges Against Cancer at UAB
American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities.

Council for Exceptional Children at UAB
The Council for Exceptional Children is a leading international association dedicated to supporting educational professionals and others working on behalf of individuals with exceptionalities. The worldwide mission is to improve educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities.
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Criminal Justice Student Organization
The CJSO sponsors a variety of activities for interested students, including guest speakers and agency tours. The CJSO promotes opportunities to learn more about criminal justice and promotes social interaction among students interested in teh fields of criminal justice, criminology, and forensic science. It also provides students the opportunitiy to interact with professionals working in fields relating to criminal justice, criminology and forensic science.
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Delta Gamma
If you are looking for sisterhood second to none, overall excellence on-campus and in the community, and experience that will last a lifetime-Delta Gamma is the place for you. Delta Gamma was founded in Oxford, Mississippi in 1873 by three unique women who shared a vision of sisterhhod, scholastic achievement, and philanthropy. Their vision is now in its 126th year, and Delta Gammas span the nation and beyond. With over 140 chapters in the United States and Canada, the vision of three young women is now shared by over 170,000 sisters.

Delta Sigma Phi
The Fraternity Delta Sigma Phi, founded in 1899 at the college of the City of New York, has built upon its strong base of ideals and principles a life long brotherhood that begins in college, but does not end with it. The Zeta Chi Chapter has taken the meaning of brotherhood to a level unsurpassed on the campus of UAB. Delta Sig's believe in the traditional southern gentleman, one who exemplifies strength (mental and physical), class, chivalry, and sophistication.
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Engineers without Borders--Student Chapter
The purpose of EWB is to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environomentally and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible engineering students.
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Family Medicine Interest Group
Our objectives are to increase awareness of the specialty of family practice, to contribute to the education of Wasom Students, to encourage rural healthcare, to encourage projects designed to promote well-being in the community, and to provide interactions between medical students and family physicians.

Fellowship of Christian Optometrists
This national organization seeks to provide fellowship for christian optometrist and optometry students. Activities include luncheon seminars featuring speakers from the faculty and other organizations, bible studies, and a yearly mission trip.

Fencing Club at UAB
The Fencing Club at UAB is dedicated to training individuals in the sport of fencing as well as spreading awareness of the sport throughout the university and the greater Birmingham area.

First Book--UAB
The purpose of First Book at UAB is to provide new books to disadvantaged children participating in Birmingham area tutoring, mentoring, or literacy groups.
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Game Developer's Club at UAB
The Game Developer's Club at UAB has a goal to teach others what is involved in creating video games. The club is currently working on 2D and 3D games using the latest technology. The GameDev Club includes computer programmers, graphic artists (2D and 3D), musicians, writers, math/physics majors and engineers.

Gay/Straight Student Alliance
The purpose of the Gay/Straight Student Alliance is to address the special needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, their friends, and supporters. It also aims to aid in the further education of UAB and surrounding communities concerning the realities of gay lifestyles.

Go Ye Campus Ministry
Go Ye Campus Ministry's purpose is to touch the lives of young men and women with the love of Jesus Christ through small group bible studies, activities adn fellowship.

Golden Key National Honor Society
Golden Key is an international honorary organization that rewards outstanding academic performance. It promotes involvement in community service and fosters the development of leadership skills.

Graduate and International Christian Fellowship
The purpose of the Graduate and International Christian Fellowship is to be a student-led international witnessing community of graduate 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 and who can be equipped to be a redeeming influence among the people, ideas, and structures of the university and professions.

Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association is a government body representing the interests of graduate students.

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Habitat for Humanity--UAB Chapter
The Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter, partnered with Greater Birmingham Habitat builds quality homes for low income families.

Health Informatics Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to provide an orderly method of representation all students in the Health Informatics (HI) Program at UAB.

Hindu Student Council
The purpose of the HSC is to expose the Birmingham Community to India and Hinduism.

University Honors Program
The UAB Honors Program is an intensive sequence of interdisciplinary coursework designed for highly motivated undergraduates selected from all disciplines in the university. The program fosters academic excellence, cultural awareness, independent research, and active participation in university life.

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Indian Cultural Association
The Indian Cultural Association was formed in order to promote awareness of Indian Culture among students at UAB and to provide an atmosphere in which students with similar interests in Indian culture can meet and engage in cultural activities.

Infusion
Infusion is an all student organization who sing in hospitals and the community.

Interfraternity Council
IFC is the abbreviation for Interfraternity Council. IFC is the umbrella organization to fraternities on campus. The IFC consists of one representative from each of UAB's seven fraternities and an executive board of six annually elected officers. IFC is a multi-organization whose purposes include: Representing fraternity interests to the University and community; Promotion of the concept of self-governance among Greek organizations; Coordinating membership recruitment activities; Promoting and coordinating community service initiatives; Coordinating intramural sports among fraternities; Sponsoring various educational programs and leadership development experiences for chapters; Managing judicial affairs; and planning various activities throughout the year which meet the social, recreational, educational, and career development goals of the greek community.

International Mentors
The UAB International Mentoring Program assists International Scholar and Student Services by providing valuable information about UAB, Birmingham, and the United States to incoming international students.

International Studies Club
The International Studies Club educates members about world cultures, customs, traditions, ancestry, religions, languages, values, economics and institutions.

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Kappa Kappa Psi
We are a service organization dedicated to helping with day-to-day (as well as long term) operations with the Band Program.

Korean Students & Scholars Association at UAB
Promote the education and enrichment of its members and the university community with the aspects of Korean culture through involvement and participation in various and cultural activities.

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Lambda Chi Alpha
Lambda Chi Alpha was founded by Warren Albert Cole on November 2, 1909 with the objective of bringing together college students of good moral character in the various collegiate institutions within the US and Canada. To foster a high standard of life and ideals, to promote honorable friendships, to cultivate intellectual excellence, to secure for members the great advantages in college life, to establish brotherly love, mutual aid, close personal connections between alumni, undergraduates and colleges and to bind them together for mutual pleasure and interest in college as well as afterlife by testing each with courage, self control, obedience, democracy, and courtesy toward whom they may come in contact with. Lamda Chi Alpha is proud to be the oldest fraternity at UAB.

Latter-Day Saint Student Association
This organization was establised to encourage scholarship and promote fellowship among students with emphasis on LDS standards and principles.

Lions Club at UAB
Lions Club International has become the largest and most successful service organization in the world. This international program helps to prevent blindness and sponsors drug awareness and educational programs.

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Minority Association of Prehealth Students
The Minority Associaton of Prehealth Students (MAPS), is a resource network that provides knowledge and skills that are both pre-requisite and concomittant to professional participation in the health care industry. MAPS endeaver also to increase minority enrollment and retention in health related programs at the undergraduate level and increase matriculation into graduate and professional programs.

MPA Student Association
The MPA Student Association at UAB is a forum for students to enhance their educational experience and the MPA program through student contribution and networking.

The Muslim Students Association
The Muslim Students Association is an organization developed for the purpose of educating others about Islam and fellow Muslims through lectures, study sessions, and trips; Maintains links with other Islamic institutions such as the Birmingham Islamic Society.

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National Association of Black Accountants
The UAB chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants shall unite accounting students concerned with enchancing opportunities for minoritites.

National Pan-Hellenic Council
The NPHC is composed of eight national greek letter sororities and fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,Inc.; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; and Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other vehicles for exchange of information. It also engages in cooperative programs or functions and other supportive activities. The National Pan-Hellenic Council was organized in May 1930, at Howard University, Washington D.C. The fiscal year of operation for NPHC is from January to December 31. The stated purpose of the organization in 1930 was "Unanimity of thought and action as far as possible in the conduct of greek letter collegiate of mutual interest to its member organizations." Early in 1937, the organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois and became known as "The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated."

National Society of Black Engineers
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), is dedicated to a better tomorrow through the development of intensive programs for increasing the participation of black and other ethnic minorities in the field of engineering.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars
National Honor Society that recognizes first and second year students with high academic achievement. NSCS stands for knowledge, integrity, leadership, and service.

Natural Path Meditation Group
The purpose of this organization is to acquaint students with a system of meditation as taught by the Shri Ram Chandra mission.

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Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa is the national leadership honorary society. It brings together leaders from all phases of college life: academics; athletics; campus or community service; social and religous activities; journalism, mass media, and performing arts.

Order of Omega
The Order of Omega is an honorary society which recognizes outstanding leadership and promotes excellence within the fraternity and sorority systems.

Orientation Leaders
The UAB Orientation Leaders assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of New Student Orientation. Orientation Leaders play a vital role in helping new students make a smooth transition to their new learning environment. This knowledgeable and spirited group of students is dedicated to helping each student find his/her place in UAB's inclusive community.

Outreach Abroad
Outreach Abroad is a service organization whose purpose is to provide medical education and basic medical care to people in developing countries and here in the United States. We also seek to provide basic housing and support to communities at home and abroad.

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Panhellenic Council
Every woman who joins a sorority becomes a member of the Panhellenic Association. Panhellenic unites every sorority woman regardless of individual affiliation, and it was created to unite sorority women to strengthen their values and establish common goals. Panhellenic exists on both a national and local level. In the college system there is a Panhellenic Association, of which each new member or initiate is represented. The Panhellenic Council is a group of representatives from each sorority that guides the Panhellenic Association. In the past, Panhellenic has provided many programs addressing women's issues. They have sponsored speakers on hazing, eating disorders, risk management and alcohol, etiqette, and self-defense. Issues such as these are ones that women face today. Panhellenic strives to provide information to further ones knowledge and understanding.

Perfect Peace Bible Study, CLGI
This bible study is open to teach the Word of God. It is aimed at changing lives and increasing faith as well as developing relationships with God.

Phi Beta Sigma
The brothers of Eta Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. have a mission to promote brotherhood, scholarship and service to our community as well as among members of our fraternity. The activities of all our brothers must be embraced by our motto, "Culture for Service and Service for Humanity". Also, our mission is to foster and nurture our constitutional bond with our sisters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., on UAB's campus, and our brotherly bond with our graduate chapter, Tau Sigma.

Phi Sigma
Phi Sigma is the national honor society devoted to the promotion of research and academic excellences in the biological sciences.

Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha is the national political science honor society. The purpose of Pi Sigma Alpha is to stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in political science. The Upsilon Mu Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recognizes academic excellence and promotes community service.

Pi Tau Sigma
Pi Tau Sigma is the national honorary mechanical engineering fraternity. It's objective is to foster the high ideals of the engineering profession, to stimulate interest in departmental activities, to promote mutual professional welfare, and to develop in students the attributes necessary for effective leadership and good citizenship.

Pi Theta Epsilon
Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE), was developed as a specialized honor society for occupational therapy students and alumni. Recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies, PTE recognizes and encourages superior scholarship among students enrolled in professional programs at accredited schools across the United States.

Pre-Medical American Students Association (AMSA)
AMSA is an organization that promotes awareness and interest in the medical field among undergraduates.

Psi Chi
Psi Chi was founded for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.

Psychology Graduate Student Association
The purpose of the Psychology Graduate Student Association is to address the needs of the psychology graduate students at UAB. The organization strives to address any concerns of the graduate students, facilitate inter-program interactions between the students, and serve as a link between the students and the faculty/administrators of the psychology department.

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Residence Hall Association
RHA is the governing body for the residence hall of UAB Student Housing and Residential Life. Every student living on campus is a member of RHA.
Respiratory Therapy Student Association
Organization dedicated to everything in Respiratory Therapy. The goal of the organization is not only to recruit new students, but also to help educate current students.

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Seventh Day Adventist Group (SDA) at UAB
The purpose of this organization is to deepen the religious faith of the students, faculty, and staff of the Seventh Day Adventist denomination at UAB. This organization will help to gather them for meetings, seminars and other functions that will promote spiritual, social and mental aspects of the members.

Sigma Alpha Iota
Sigma Alpha Iota is an international music fraternity for women. It was founded in 1903 at the University of Michigan. SAI is an organization for women who love music.

Sigma Alpha Lambda
Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing opportunity for community service, personal development, and professional fulfillment.

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Sigma Gamma Rho
Established in 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., was founded on the precept of education and continues to promote and encourage high scholastic attainment. From seven young teachers, Sigma Gamma Rho has become an international service organization comprised of women from every profession. The Xi Mu Chapter was charted on the campus of UAB in 1996.

Sigma Phi Lambda
Sigma Phi Lambda exists for the sole purpose of glorifying our Lord Jesus Christ and making His name great. This is done by providing a source of fellowship to Christian women who sincerely seek to know His person, His will, and His ways. Sigma Phi Lambda is an organization of sisters for the Lord where fellowship with our most high God is fostered by growth in unity with one another.

Soccer Sweethearts
Soccer Sweethearts is a hostessing organization for the men's soccer team. This includes attending home games, making goody bags for away games. and working in the Green and Gold tent during games.

Society of Ibn Khaldun
The society of Ibn Khaldun will bring together members of different cultures to celebrate the language/literature, music, cinema, and the rich culture of the Arabophone world.

Society of Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers is an organization of undergraduate students whose specific objectives of the society are to inform young women of the qualifications and achievements of women and the opportunities open to them. The society also works to serve as an information source for women in the field, and to encourage women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional achievement.

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Society for Biomaterials
Society for Biomaterials aims to promote student research and education in biomaterials and related disciplines.

Society for Entrepreneurship in Business and Engineering
The purpose of the Society of Enterpreneurship in Business and Engineering is to provide a collaborative environment for creative planning and activity for the generation of new ideas in domestic and international ventures of any size and scope. In order to enrich the educational foundation with practical experience, lasting business relationships with neighboring and foreign companies are promoted and established.

Spanish Club
The Spanish Club was established in order to enable interested students to become a member of an organization that practices speaking Spanish and learning more about Hispanic cultures through many different types of activities.

Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA)
The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) is an undergraduate organization focused on promoting the Spanish/Latino/Hispanic culture and language(s). It is open to any undergraduate student at UAB who is interested.

Sports Officials Association at UAB
The purpose of this organization is to assist in the development of individuals serving or desiring to serve as sports officials at UAB or any of its designated events.

Student Alumni Society of UAB
The mission of the UAB Student Alumni Society shall be to create and enhance student and alumni relations as well as educate students and alumni to the services offered by the University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society. The alliance will strive to develop avenues of involvement, which will foster an atmosphere of tradition, pride, and loyalty to UAB.

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Student Nurses Association
UAB Chapter of NSNA brings together over 20,000 undergraduate student nurses that represent and perform countless acts of leadership and service around their campus, state, and mationwide.

Student Occupational Therapy Association
This organization promotes fellowship among the O.T. students and faculty and UAB community. The association also promotes the awareness of O.T. at UAB and the community.

Student Social Work Organization
The purpose of this organization is to stimulate interest in the field of Social Work. We also provide community projects that are priceless to the people that are helped and give the students a hands-on perspective of their chosen careers.

Students for Life at UAB
Students for Life at UAB provides outreach to students with children or who are pregnant. We promote the pro-life message: "Life is sacred from conception to natural death."

Surgery Interest Group

Swing Dance Etc.
The goal of Swing Dance Etc. is to provide a place for students and faculty to practice, learn, and have fun swing dancing.

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Taiwanese Scholar and Student Association
The majority of the members of the Taiwanese Scholar and Student Association are UAB international students from Taiwan. This association was founded as an extended family for those students away from home and to provide cultural events for UAB and the community.

Tau Kappa Epsilon
Character and true brotherhood are the foundation stones on which Tau Kappa Epsilon stands. Since our birth in 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon has been growing each and every year. We are proud to say that we are the world's largest fraternity! Since our re-colonization of the Pi Delta chapter here at UAB in the fall of 1997, we have done nothing but improve. Consequently, Tau Kappa Epsilon just recently won the Merit award for most improved organization at the Greek banquet. The brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon are very proud of our reputation and accomplishments at UAB, and will continue striving for excellence through our personal worth and character.

Tau Beta Pi
Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, was founded to recognize engineering students of superior scholarship and outstanding character.

TrailBlazers
The UAB TrailBlazers is a student organization that assists the Office of Undergraduate Admission by providing in-depth information about UAB to prospective students and their families.

Transfer Student Organization
The UAB TSO strives to provide a supportive and encouraging environment for transfer students to give them the confidence they need to become UAB’s next leaders through high academic achievement and campus and community involvement.

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UAB NAACP
A civil rights organization that promotes equality and seeks to empower all students.

UAB PRCA/PRSSA
To cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners. The student society aims to foster the understanding of current theories and procedures of the profession, encourage the highest ideals and principles, and instilling a professional attitude in the students.

UAB Student Affliate of the ACS
The UAB SAACS has been formed to address issues facing undergraduate chemistry majors and foster the awareness fo the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist. The chapter shall facilitate academic and professional development, research and presentation experiences, and instill departmental spirit and professional pride.

UAB Student Association of Surgical Physician Assistants (SASPA)
The purpose of the student association shall be to serve as the official organization for the students, to promote academic achievement and clinical excellence, and to promote the Physician Assistant as a member of the health care delivery team.

Ultimate Disk & Golf/Frisbee Club
The club is organized to promote and place disk (frisbee) type sports. The organization became recognized in UAB in 1995 and is the only club sport at the University. This is a friendly sport competition involving the advancing of the frisbee through the air via teammates past a goal line.

United Methodist Wesley Foundation
The Wesley Foundation is a United Methodist campus ministry unit that seeks to reach out in christian service and love to the UAB community. We offer programs of fellowship, spiritual growth, study, and service. We seek to respond to the needs of college students in a christian context.

UP for Human Development
The purpose of this organization is to provide educational seminars, conferences, workshops and other community educational avenues for the purpose of examining community issues pertinent to the African American community and providing solutions that will educate and empower African American communities to achieve self sufficient and social-economic success, while fostering a sense of self-respect and responsibility.

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Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges exists as one of the most highly regarded and long standing honors programs in the nation. Recognition by the Who's Who program is based upon scholastic achievement, experience, and/or performance in the areas of collegiate and extacurricular activities, and involvement in civic/community/service organizations.

World Student Association
The primary goal of WSA is to promote well being of its members and to represent their interest at various levels within the university system while furthering interaction with people from around the world so as to foster a spirit of understanding and cooperation.

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Zeta Phi Beta
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., was founded January 16, 1920 on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. by five founders who wanted to encourage the highest standards of scholarship through scientific, literary, cultural, and educational programs, promote community services, foster sisterhood, and exemplify the ideals of finer womanhood. Zeta Phi Beta and Phi Beta Sigma are the only constitutional sister and brother bonded organizations of all black Greek organiztions. Zeta Phi Beta is an international organization with 500 collegiate and graduate chapters in the US, Africa, and abroad.