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
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.
Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)
To promote academic and professional excellence and to provide an environment for social growth, community awareness, and ethical development among students with interests in accounting and business related fields.
Meeting Time/Location: Every two weeks in the LRC Room 301 - Email President for details
Active MindsPresident: Carley KnucklesAdvisor: Peggy Lambert-FinkConnect: Facebook; Instagram
We aim increase mental health awareness on campus of WVU Tech. We 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. We also spread encouragement on how to maintain mental wellness.
Meeting Times/Location: Meetings are every other Monday at 5:00 pm. Members can join via zoom and in person. Location is to be determined and will be announced on social media and throughout campus.
Alpha Phi Omega (APO)
Alpha Phi Omega's (APO) purpose is to serve as a outlet for service to peers, the community, the state, and ultimately, the world. APO members complete a minimum of 25 hours of community service each semester and pride themselves on selflessly serving those around them.
Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Meeting Time: Meetings will be virtual. Tuesdays at 1pm on weeks that SGA is not meeting
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)President: Shawneha Fennimore
Advisor: Dr. Horng-Jyh YangConnect: Facebook,
The purpose of our organization is to encourage students to learn more about the field of engineering. We also provide opportunities for students to work together to get to know each other and create unity among peers.
Meeting Time: SSC Conference Room, Thursdays, 1 PM
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
We strive to promote increased knowledge and understanding of all aspects of modern computing, in order to promote greater interest in it and its applications. We stand to also be a means of communication for those who have an interest in computing. We aim to achieve this with regular meetings, local organizational projects, and more publicly accessible activities.
Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays, 1:00 PM, location to be determined. - Email President for details
Biology ClubPresident: Mallori Whaples
Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Mitchell
Connect: Facebook, Flickr
The Biology Club offers services that focus on giving back and improving our community. This is a guaranteed way to earn community service hours. We also take end of the year trips to expand our knowledge on the biological foundations outside of West Virginia.
Meeting Time/Location: Meeting time is currently at 11am every Wednesday, but the location has not been decided yet. We will meet via zoom until then.
Black Student Union
The purpose of the Black Student Union is to represent African American students in political and community matters. BSU will serve and unify all African American students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology by addressing their needs. The Black Student Union will promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of diversity by coordinating activities that strengthen cultural and political awareness as well as assist in developing skills necessary to become a professionally organized body of students that address issues pertinent to African Americans.
Meeting Time/Location: TBA - Email President for details.
Campus Light Ministries
Meeting Time/Location: Wednesday at 5:30 PM. Benedum Blue Room (tentative). Would like to provide a Zoom option as well. Please 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. Email President for Zoom Link
Collegiate 4-H ClubPresident: Alexis ZilinskiAdvisor: Barbara LittleThe purpose of the club is a service based organization following the values of the 4-H program. We provide support to the local 4-H program and youth in the community.Meeting Time/Location: First Monday or Tuesday of the month - Email president for time
Criminal Justice Assocation
Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details
Disc Golf Club
Playing and supporting disc golf-related activities
Meeting Time/Location: Please email the president for details
First2 NetworkPresident: Elizabeth LoweAdvisor: Dr. Sanish RaiConnect: InstagramThe 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.
Meeting Time/Location: To be determined - Email President for details
Forensic Investigation Association
President: Madison Young
Advisor: Andrew Wheeler
Connect: Facebook, Instagram
Meeting Times/Location: The time and place of the regular meetings of this FIA shall be determined by the advisor and executive committee at the beginning of the semester to comply with academic schedules for the majority of the members. Please email President for updates.
Gaming at Tech
President: Scott Ellars
Advisor: Dr. JT Hird
Connect: Facebook; Instagram
The main goal and purpose of Gaming at Tech shall be 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 activities and functions of Gaming at Tech will be available to students and faculty and will be fully accessible.
Thursdays at 5:30pm in either Room 314 or 322 of the LRC (tentative)
Gardening and Agricultural ClubPresident: Mauro MamintaAdvisor: Dr. Adrienne WilliamsConnect: FacebookThe purpose of our organization is to beautify WVU Tech campus and the surrounding communities. We will also provide educational and volunteer opportunities for the students of WVU Tech for those that are interested through our affiliations with local organizations.
Meeting Time/Location: Our meeting times will be on Mondays at the university greenhouse. - Email President for times.
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 Tuesday at 1pm in room 204 of the Benedum Building (Contact the President for more information)
Pre-Health Professions ClubPresident: Mackenzie MillerAdvisor: Dr. Matthew WilliamsConnect: FacebookThis organization will have as its purpose to assist in facilitating the entry into graduate or pre-health professional programs as directly approved by the student council and indirectly by the school site administrator and the governing board of West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM - Email President for details
Psychology Club/Psi Chi
President: Maverick Hudson
Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Hall
The purpose of the WVUIT Psychology Club is to provide opportunities for students to develop career competencies and skills as well as offer a deepened exposure to the various fields of psychology. The Psychology Club is a central component to the Psychology program at WVUIT and also allows members to acquire a sense of civic and personal responsibility to both the community and themselves.
Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
SAE Aero Design
The purpose of the SAE Aero team is to design and build a working airplane to take to a competition. The objective is to train students to not only create designs, but to also build and test them. this will help reinforce what they are learning in the classroom.
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: Wednesdays via zoom, time TBA. Please contact our Vice President Emily LeMaster for more meeting information if needed.
WVU SPACE (Student Partnership for the Advancement of Cosmic Exploration) 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. Its purpose is to create a more suitable academic environment for the study of the space sciences, as well as contributing subjects, and the research, and thus the creation of the resulting technologies, necessary to advance those subjects, and to increase public awareness and interest in the space sciences, which inevitably contribute to the positive advancement of humanity and its insatiable quest for exploration among the stars. We work through NASA WV Space Grant Consortium (https://www.wvspacegrant.org/) and participate in NASA sponsored programs and student competitions.
Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details
Student Activities Board (SAB)
Student Activities Board Officers
Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations
Meeting Time/Location: Meeting time is 4 PM on every other Tuesday in the Blue Room.
Zoom Link: https://wvu.zoom.us/j/98934609034
Our organization is in charge of organizing and hosting activities on campus. We also want to help bring students together and get involved on campus.
Tech Entrepreneurship Club
- To support creating university-based ventures.
- To support the starting up process and operations of new ventures.
- To promote entrepreneurial activities, such as idea generation, opportunity identification, organizational and environmental analysis techniques, business plan development etc.
- To build networks for interaction among students, faculty and staff, and the local businesses and community as a whole.
- To represent and serve the common interest of entrepreneurial organizations and associations.
- To identify new fashion of entrepreneurship areas for the needs of new academic programs
- To serve as a resource to the Student Government Association and the other student organizations on behalf of the entrepreneurs.
- To provide information to students through various means of communication.
Meeting Time/Location: Meetings will be virtual. Please email president for details.