Learning more about your major or academic interest, an academic club can offer mentoring, professional networking and special events that you won't find in a classroom.
Passionate about supporting individuals, the environment, and/or the greater good? Get involved in one of these clubs.
Business and Social Sciences
Organizations and clubs relating to the College of Business Humanities and Social Sciences
Engineering and Sciences
Organizations and clubs relating to the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering & Sciences
Faith based organizations and clubs
Have a hobby or want to get involved and meet new people? Find a club around it or start your own!
Student Organizations Resources
Student Organization Meeting/Event Policy
Dean of Students Award NominationsThe Dean of Students Awards Recognize the outstanding achievement performed by students, organizations and faculty and staff throughout the year.
Nominate an organization or an individual for the Dean of Students Awards.
Student Government AssociationThe Student Government Association consists of students chosen in campus-wide elections held each spring and is the governing body for student organizations on campus.
#NotUsPresident: Madilyn BodkinAdvisor: Laura LucasConnect: InstagramNot Us is about voicing real life stories to expose the horrors of WV drug epidemic, and it's consequences on WV's children. The Not Us club encourages college and high school students to share their stories + bring light to the drug epidemic that is sweeping through the state of West Virginia. We believe that educating and sharing YOUR voice will save West Virginia.
Meeting Times/Location: We will meet once a month via zoom
Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)
To expose students to different career paths within the accounting profession. Allowing students to network with future employers as well as fellow accounting students through the West Virginia Society of CPA’s and other organizations.
Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays in the LRC Room 322B at 12:30 PM
Active MindsPresident: Carley KnucklesAdvisor: Peggy Lambert-FinkConnect: Facebook; Instagram
1. To increase mental health awareness on campus of WVU Tech.
2. To provide resources that will educate students about mental illness, how/where to get help, and how it affects not only those living with mental illness, but also those with loved ones living with mental illness and our society in general.
3. To spread encouragement on how to maintain mental wellness.
The objectives of this organization are NOT to provide mental health counseling, healthcare, or peer support
Meeting Times/Location: Meetings will be virtual. Email president for details.
Alpha Phi Omega (APO)
Alpha Phi Omega is the local chapter of a national service fraternity. The organization works to provide service to the university and the local community.
Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
The purpose of the AIChE student chapter is to encourage professional growth through networking and educational events with chemical engineers in the field. Members are given the opportunity to attend national and regional conferences as well as participate in the Chem-E-Car competition.
Meeting Time: Meetings will be virtual. Please email the president for details
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME is an organization dedicated to "knowledge sharing, career enrichment and skills development across all engineering disciplines". Our organization here at WVU Institute of Technology is to hold these ideals and provide the new generation with the necessary skills to make the future brighter.
Meeting Times: Email President for meeting times
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM is an organization that handles with computing and other uses of technology. We volunteer and/or participate in various events such as programming competitions. This group is always welcome for students who are interested in Computer Science, but is open to anyone.
Meeting Time/Location: In Person - Thursdays in the Benedum Center Room 209; Virtual: email president for link
Biology ClubPresident: Kiley Hayslett
Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Mitchell
Connect: Facebook, Flickr
The purpose of the biology club is to provide students with opportunities to make a difference by doing community service and volunteering. We want to help our members get more involved on campus and help them create relationships with other students, faculty and staff, and members of the community by doing fundraising events. The Biology club also wants to help students make connections with local businesses and organizations so that they will have experience and reliable relationships when they are applying for jobs after undergrad.
Meeting Time/Location: Virtual, Email president for details
Black Student Union
Our organization helps create a safe space for minorities and groups. We host meeting to talk about different racial, religion, sex, and sexual orientation issues that we may have on-campus. We want to strive to correct the issues so that our university is diverse and unity.
Meeting Time/Location: TBA
Campus Light Ministries
Campus Light is intended to encourage and strengthen Christians in the faith and to ground students in the fundamentals of the faith. It is also intended to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship among Christian students.
Meeting Time/Location: Meetings will be held through Zoom every Tuesdays at 6 PM. Email president for details
Christian Student Union (CSU)
President: Jalen Wayt
Advisor: Garrett Goosman
Christian Student Union is designed to give individuals an opportunity to grow in their faith and fellowship with other believers. Our slogan is "CSU is a place to Connect, Learn, Serve and Grow." In addition, all individuals are welcome to our meetings at any time!
Meeting Time/Location: We will still be meeting in Life Science 208 but have been using a hybrid approach.
Google Meet Option Available: https://meet.google.com/zhq-dctu-yni"
Climbing ClubTo help educate students interested in the adventure sport of rock climbing. A booster/ recruiting tool for A.R.M. And to provide a group for people needing partners or guidance in the sport.Meeting Time: Meetings will be in the Tech Adventure House. Please contact President for details.
Collegiate 4-H ClubPresident: Maggie LittleAdvisor: Barbara Little
This organization is to provide service to the community through the values of the 4-H program. Particularly in their values to the 4-H program.Meeting Time/Location: First Monday or Tuesday of the month at 5:30
Criminal Justice Assocation
Meeting Time/Location: 4:00 PM on Zoom - Email President for details
First2 NetworkPresident: Nicholas NullAdvisor: Dr. Sanish Rai
The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a support network for first-generation and minority students in STEM majors at WVU Tech. This support network will consist of extra-curricular, stress-reducing activities, academic support from peers, and peer mentoring through situations that are common for many first-generation college students. The network will also communicate all available resources to members and keep members updated on opportunities within the First2 Network, at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, and with industry partners.
Meeting Time/Location: Every Monday at 5 PM via Zoom. Email president for details
Fluid Power Club
President: Michael Ecker-Randolph
Advisor: Dr. Yogendra Panta
This organization designs and fabricates a fluid power vehicle to compete in the NFPA yearly competition.
Meeting Time/Location: TBD
Forensic Investigation Association
President: McKenzie Simpson
Advisor: Andrew Wheeler
Connect: Facebook, Instagram
The purpose of the Forensic Investigation Association is to help prepare our future criminal investigators and forensic scientists for their careers. We plan to do that by attending conferences, viewing live autopsies, touring state crime labs, maintaining connections with law enforcement officers and forensic investigators, and much more. The members of the FIA welcomes not only any forensic and criminal justice major but every major. Join the FIA and let no crime go unsolved.
Meeting Times/Location: Biweekly: Every other Thursday at 1 PM in Carter Hall Room 100. Monthly: One Monday every month at 5 PM in Life Sciences Room 200.
Gaming at Tech
President: Scott Ellars
Advisor: Dr. JT Hird
Connect: Facebook; Instagram
Gaming at Tech plans to provide a casual environment in which students may pursue tabletop and video game endeavors either physically or virtually, and to foster a positive and stress-free social environment. All activities and functions of Gaming at Tech shall be legal under university, local, state, and federal laws. All functions of Gaming at Tech will be available to all students and fully accessible.
Meeting Time/Location: Fridays at 5:30 PM. Meetings available virtually too
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
President: Rhyan McLaughlin
Advisor: Charan Litchfield
Connect: Facebook, Club Email
The purpose of the WVU Tech IEEE student branch shall be to encourage student interest in the advancement of science and technology. The organization is designed to provide learning experiences for West Virginia University Institute of Technology students and to promote student involvement in the community in the area of science and technology.
Meeting Time/Location: Every other Tuesday 1 PM. Room 203 Benedum
International Student OrganizationPresident: Emily Henry Santamaria
Advisor: Melissa Pistor
Connect: FacebookThe purpose is to bring International Students together in the WVU Tech community by embracing cultures and backgrounds. All students are welcome to create a space to celebrate different cultures.
Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays at 11 AM on Zoom. Contact president for more information
Pi Tau Sigma
This organization is a national honor society for mechanical engineering students and faculty. We attend conferences and do out reach events.
Meeting Time/Location: TBA
Pre-Health Professions ClubPresident: Mackenzie MillerAdvisor: Dr. Matthew WilliamsConnect: FacebookThe purpose of Pre-Health Professions club is to bring awareness to the vital positions that healthcare professionals obtain. Also, we help give people the information they need for them to get into a Health based Graduate Program, this includes medical school, dental school, pharmacy school, etc. This program will aim to help Pre-Health Profession WVU Tech students succeed in matriculating into their desired program.
Meeting Time/Location: Every Tuesday at 1 PM in Innovation Building 110 or Life Science 208
1. Help with preparing for the LSAT exam
2. Law school application support
3. information about what to expect in regards, to the law school experience
Meeting Date/Time: Email the president for more meeting details
Psychology Club/Psi Chi
President: Andreas Jonsson
Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Hall
The purpose of the Psychology Club is to provide opportunities for secondary students to develop career competencies in the various fields of psychology. The Psychology Club is an integral part of the Psychology program through WVUIT and in addition promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility to the community and ourselves.
Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
SAE Aero Design
Design, build, and take to competition an RC plane.
Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
SAE Baja at WVU Tech
Student operated Collegiate Design series team, focused on the manufacturing and engineering of a single seat off-road race vehicle to compete against universities from around the world to compete and sanctioned events around the country.
Meeting Time/Location: Meetings are TBA in ELab 105.
Ski ClubPresident: Brandon RadfordAdvisor: Dave Bernier
The WVU Tech ski club is a place for anyone who loves winter sports. We have skill levels from beginners to experts in both skiing and snowboarding. We like to get together and go to Winterplace about once a week in the winter.Meeting Time/Location: Virtual Meetings on Teams once a Month until winter. Please contact president for information
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The purpose of our organization is to provide an opportunity for students to learn about different career paths and to make connections with business leaders. This is completed by inviting business leaders from the community to speak with students about their chosen industry. Additionally, the organization provides an opportunity to develop their critical thinking and speaking skills by participation in case study competition.Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
WVU SPACE is interested in the topics that contribute to the advancement of space exploration, space sciences, and any related sciences or topics that support such progress.
Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details
Sport Studies Club
The purpose of the Sport Studies Majors Club is to provide networking and learning experiences in coaching, exercise science, and sports management through attending conferences, clinics, and volunteering.
Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays at 12 PM
Student Activities Board (SAB)
Student Activities Board Officers
Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations
Meeting Time/Location: Every other Wednesday at 4 PM on Zoom
Zoom Link: https://wvu.zoom.us/j/98934609034
The student Activities Board plans different events the are hosted on campus.
Student Nurses Association
The Student Nurses Association (SNA) promotes awareness and involvement in nursing and baccalaureate nursing education. The SNA supports the education of the student nurse as a professional, provides education concerning health issues on campus and in the surrounding community, and acts as a liaison between nursing faculty and nursing students.
Meeting Times/Locations: Second Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm (currently via zoom), and as needed for special events.
Tech AlliancePresident: Thomas Wright
Advisor: Devin Spinks
Connect: Facebook, Instagram
This club is designed to spread awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. LGBTQ+ community has allies, and the club is designed to inform people about being an ally and supporting the community.Meeting Time/Location: Bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 5 PM in LRC 313
Tech Entrepreneurship Club
We help our members and communities for entrepreneurial activities.
Meeting Time/Location: Meetings will be virtual. Please email president for details.