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Student Clubs & Organizations

 

Advocacy & Service

  • Barbara Bunch

    • The Barbara Bunch pairs UD students with children from the local Barbara Cardwell High School for one-on-one mentoring once a week. There's no need to teach academic materials; these kids need someone to talk to and look up to. Contact Grace Stepek (gstepek@udallas.edu) for more info! 
  • Crusaders for Life

    • CFL members are pro-life student leaders who believe that human life begins at conception and that God creates each human with an inalienable right to life. We strive to educate ourselves and our community, advocate for life through peaceful protest and political and social activism, and support like-minded organizations. If you want to join or learn more about us, please contact our president, Martha Depew (mdepew1@udallas.edu), or email the club directly (crusadersforlife@gmail.com). 
  • The Dallas Refugee Project

    • The Dallas Refugee Project is a student-run 501(c)3 non-profit focused on serving Dallas refugees with empathy, understanding, and respect. Currently, the DRP focuses on its tutoring program, designed by college students for middle and high school refugee students in Dallas. Through a partnership with the International Rescue Committee (one of the 9 State-Department-approved resettlement agencies), the Dallas Refugee Project has a classroom in North Dallas! Email aubrey@dallasrefugeeproject. org for more details and information on how to join!

  • Groundhog Library

    • The Groundhog Library collects textbooks and Core books by donation to supply them to students who cannot purchase books. The Groundhog Library accepts donations anytime and is open year-round at its location in the Braniff Library. Contact Jacob Rombs for more information at rjrombs@udallas.edu
  • The Hephaistos Society

    • The Hephaistos Society promotes virtue in the virtual world. Through activities, lectures, and collaboration with organizations and departments on campus, Hephaistos Society will seek to educate and encourage students in their proper stewardship of technology and in decreased dependence on smartphones and social media. Please contact Larisa Tuttle (ltuttle@udallas.edu) for more information.     
  • MindMatters

    • MindMatters is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and removing the stigma associated with it. It also validates personal experiences and offers peer support. Please contact mindmatters@udallas.edu to join. 
  • Mission Youth

    • Mission Youth inculcates an authentic Catholic missionary spirit among the student body through monthly charity and evangelization missions to the homeless people of the greater Dallas area and small group formation activities in preparation for the same. For more information, please contact Sharbel Habchy (shabchy@udallas.edu).
  • Rotaract

    • Rotaract is a coalition of service-oriented, young professionals devoted to improving our community and developing leadership skills through student-led service projects. If you are interested in joining, please email rotaract@udallas.edu
  • Student Leaders for Racial Solidarity

    • Student Leaders for Racial Solidarity is a student-led organization devoted to advocating for the love of one another and the conversion of the heart. Students are encouraged to join because it's a great way to meet other students on campus and celebrate with each other. To join, please contact president Irulan Palma at ipalma@udallas.edu or slrs@udallas.edu and follow us on Instagram @slrs_ud.
  • Xenia Society

    • The Xenia Society is an umbrella organization designed to cultivate the UD women’s community. Inspired by the Greek virtue of Xenia (guest-friendship), our goal is to create an environment of open-mindedness and open-heartedness in the lives of women on UD’s campus. By providing monthly educational lectures, monthly social gatherings, and various student-led affinity groups (workout groups, book clubs, etc.), we give the women of UD an opportunity to reach out, connect with those they had not known previously, grow deeper in friendship with those they already know, and learn more about how to become the best version of themselves—both for their own sake and the sake of those around them. All women of UD are welcome! To join the email list, ask questions, or learn more, please contact Felice Lagarde (flagarde@udallas.edu).
  • Young Conservatives of Texas

    • Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) is a non-partisan student organization that has advocated for conservative social and fiscal policies in Texas and beyond for more than 40 years. On campus, our YCT chapter promotes civil discourse by hosting lectures and debates  on public policy, political philosophy, and the intersection of Faith and public life. Contact Porter Schmidt (pcschmidt@udallas.edu) to join.

Creative Arts & Humanities

  • Alexander Hamilton Society

    • We bring distinguished foreign policy scholars and practitioners to campus for discussions and debates on the most pressing issues of the day and host a bi-weekly book club where we discuss important works related to foreign policy. To get involved, email us at AHS@udallas.edu
  • The Anscombe Society

    • The Anscombe Society, named after the Catholic philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe, is a chapter of the Love & Fidelity Network and discusses the beauty and purpose of human sexuality, marriage, and the family. Our mission is to help enrich campus conversations on these matters by providing an alternative voice in support of chastity and the sexual norms surrounding it, marriage as the lifelong union of one man and one woman, and the unique role of the stable, intact family in society. We aim to foster civil and sincere discussions and contribute to our peer's intellectual and personal development. Contact Niko Walz (nwalz@udallas.edu) for more info.
  • Art Village Association

    • UDAVA combines the love, appreciation, and study of studio art and history in gallery events, demonstrations, discussions, sales, and hands-on activities for students of all art levels and interests. You do not have to be a student in the Art Department to be a member; just bring your enthusiasm! To join, contact Edy Harold at eharold@udallas.edu or udartassociation@gmail.com.
  • Classics Club

    • Classics Club is for all students interested in classical languages and the ancient world. Join us for discussions and activities related to classical history and language! For more information, please contact Kathleen Flynn (kmflynn@udallas.edu).
  • Philosophy Club

    • The Philosophy Club meets bi-monthly to hear lectures from UD and visiting professors and generate discussions among students about topics ranging from attention to the history of philosophy to how philosophy can shape your daily life. Contact Ryan Connor for more information at rconnor@udallas.edu.
  • Sigma Tau Delta

    • Sigma Tau Delta is an international English Honors Society dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the English language within colleges and universities. The Alpha Sigma Pi chapter at Сʪ is especially committed to cultivating a strong love for English literature on campus through poetry readings and literary events. To get involved, contact Claire Seelig (cseelig@udallas.edu). 
  • The Thomistic Institute

    • Thomistic Institute chapters are formed and run by students to bring top-notch Christian intellectuals to their universities to make the Catholic intellectual tradition vibrantly present on contemporary campuses. Join us for monthly discussion nights led by your favorite UD faculty and lectures by official TI speakers! Contact udthomists@gmail.com to get involved! 
  • Thomas More Society

    • Students learn more about becoming attorneys through monthly events, networking, and LSAT practice under the intercession of St. Thomas More. For more information, please contact Kira Freid at kfreid@udallas.edu
  • Tocqueville Society

    • The Tocqueville Society is the Сʪ' chapter of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI). This club serves as a community of like-minded students who love to talk about topics ranging from history and politics to philosophy and theology. We also host Symposiums and faculty and student debates. Please contact Porter Schmidt (pcschmidt@udallas.edu) if you are interested in joining. 
  • Writer's Guild

    • Do you want to share a novel, short story, or poem? Maybe not yet, but you'd like to try? Join UD's Writers Guild to unlock your muse with other amateur writers! Contact Club President Cecilia Andrews (candrews@udallas.edu) for more info. Write on! 

Cultural

  • American Sign Language Club

    • The American Sign Language Club spreads appreciation for American Sign Language and Deaf culture throughout the Сʪ community. For more information, please contact Sarah Rondeau (srondeau@udallas.edu).
  • Asian Student Association

    • This club is a safe space for Asian students and an organization to teach others about the many different cultures in Asia. Of course, you don't have to be Asian to be part of the club. Contact Mary Anne Panganiban (mpanganiban@udallas.edu) to join! 
  • French Club

    • The French Club seeks to increase awareness of and appreciation for the French Language and Culture on campus and to aid students seeking to learn or master the French Language. If you are interested or want more information, please contact Luis Esparza (lesparza@udallas.edu).
       
  • German Club

    • Guten Tag! The German Club celebrates the German language and culture. The club hosts discussion practices, poetry readings, bread-making, and more! German students and non-German students alike are welcome. Join us in appreciating and learning about German tradition! Please contact Edy Harold (eharold@udallas.edu) for more information and to join.
  • Italian Club

    • Join other students for conversation hours, off-campus trips, and events related to Italy's culture, history, art, and language. Please contact udallascircoloitaliano@gmail.com for more info. 
  • Spanish Club

    • The Spanish Club offers various events to celebrate the beauty and variety of Spanish and Latin American culture and the Spanish language. We recognize the diversity of students at Сʪ and invite the community to share traditions, holidays, music, and more! We also aim to provide exposure to the vibrant Spanish/Latin American cultural events the DFW area offers. Please consider joining our club by emailing Laura Grace Geddie at Lgeddie@udallas.edu or udallasspanishclub@gmail.com. All are welcome! 

Faith-Based

  • Co-Workers of the Vineyard

    • Co-Workers in the Vineyard is a Faith-based club that seeks to foster authentic spiritual conversations on campus through discussions and sharing personal testimonies to help prepare students to live their Catholic Faith in the world outside of UD. Co-Wo also seeks to build the Body of Christ in DFW by attending Catholic young adult events throughout the Metroplex. Contact JD Self (jself@udallas.edu) for more information.
  • Orthodox Christian Fellowship

    • Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official collegiate campus ministry program under the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Our mission is to be the loving presence of the Orthodox Christian church on UD's campus while fostering our members' spiritual formation. We host activities at Сʪ and provide opportunities for our members to participate in regional, state, and nationwide events. All students are welcome and appreciated! Contact Anya Van Arnam for more information at avanarnam@udallas.edu
  • Society of St. Joseph

    • The Society of St. Joseph seeks to foster true Christian values within its ranks, a sincere devotion to St. Joseph and his example of manhood and fatherhood, and the practice of the Cardinal Virtues through a system of brotherly accountability and friendship. For more information or to join, please contact Zachary Schierl (zjschierl@udallas.edu).

Hobbies & Special Interests

  • Bridge Club

    • Bridge Club teaches students the game of contract bridge and hosts weekly meetings for social games. No experience is necessary. Contact Lauren Engelthaler for more information at lengelthaler@udallas.edu
  • Cinema Connoisseurs Club

    • Join the Cinema Connoisseurs for movie nights! We cultivate a community that promotes deep discussions, contemplations, and pure enjoyment of films as an art form. Share your movie suggestions and expect to experience some great cinema, snacks, and conversation! Contact Francesca Pennell at fpennell@udallas.edu.
  • Dungeons and Dragons

Life & Physical Sciences, Mathematics

  • American Society for Microbiology

    • ASM is an organization of students who share similar interests in exploring microbiology. ASM hosts various events to help its members pursue careers in biological sciences. If interested, please contact Noah Ziskrout (nziskrout@udallas.edu). 
  • Association of Computing Machinery

    • ACM hosts activities related to computer science, such as the Programming Team, Hackathons, tutorials, tech speakers, and more. ACM is also open to hosting other computer science activities like web and game development. Contact Tanish Garg (acm@udallas.edu or tgarg@udallas.edu) to join.
  • Beta Beta Beta 

    • Tri-Beta (Beta Beta Beta) is a nationally recognized honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to enhancing their understanding and appreciation for the study of biology/biochemistry by expanding the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. We have fun social events, guest speakers, discussion panels, and community service events. Contact Laura Grace Geddie at LGeddie@udallas.edu to get involved. 
  • Math Club

    • Math Club is a group of people who find math interesting and want to share its joys with others. We have weekly meetings to discuss your favorite formulas, solutions, sequences, and more. Even if you don't like math, we can make it fun! Contact Lauren Engelthaler at lengelthaler@udallas.edu or udmathclub@udallas.edu to join!
  • Pre-Health Society

    • The Pre-Health Society meets frequently to assist students with various medical school applications, connect current students with alum medical professionals, and host community activities. Contact Laura Grace Geddie for more information at Lgeddie@udallas.edu
  • Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS)

    • If you're a science major interested in chemistry and like free pizza, SMACS is the perfect club. We host social and educational events to learn about careers in science, getting research opportunities, and more. If interested, please email Edgar De Luna Gomez (edelunagomez@udallas.edu) to be added to the email list.
  • Society of Physics Students

    • Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a nationwide organization that seeks to unite students interested in physics, regardless of their major, into a single, well-connected community. It also fosters connections between physics students and students of other sciences and the humanities. For more information, contact Bridget Hughes at bhughes@udallas.edu.
  • Women in STEM

    • Women in STEM is a society for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math who enjoy conversations, cookies, and coffee. We invite female speakers from various STEM fields to teach us more about their careers, and we focus on support through community and conversation. To join, contact Claire Reed at creed@udallas.edu

Sports & Recreation

  • Blue Crew

    • UD school spirit comes from the roars of Blue Crew chants. We attend all games, cheering on our classmates as they contend for glory. Contact Ryan Connor (rconnor@udallas.edu) to join.
  • Irish Dance

    • Come to the Irish Dance Club. Whether you’re a seasoned stepper or don’t have any Irish blood, we’d love to have you. Learn group dances for our performances or just come for a weekly workout. Email Marie Glenn at mglenn@udallas.edu for more information.
  • Martial Arts Club

    • The Martial Arts Club makes martial arts more accessible to the general student body. We practice various arts, including Taekwondo, boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, and wrestling. Our goal is to work hard and learn a bit about the various philosophies of each art. Contact Vinh Nguyen (vtnguyen@udallas.edu) to join! 
  • Rugby

    • Rugby is a popular club sport for men at Сʪ. We meet frequently for practices, scrimmages, and games. Men can join the rugby team by tryout and should contact Noah Schroeder at nschroeder@udallas.edu if interested. 
  • Spikeball

    • Spikeball Club meets frequently to learn the techniques and game of Spikeball. All materials are provided for students, and all skill levels are welcome. Contact Peter Key (pkey@udallas.edu) to join.
  • Swing Club

    • Join UD Swing every Wednesday in the Haggar Foyer from 8-10:30 p.m. for great music, swing lessons, social dancing, and the opportunity to meet new people! Regardless of the dancing experience, all are welcome. Contact Nico Walz (nwalz@udallas.edu) if you have any questions. 
  • Swing Team

    • Swing Team is for those who wish to develop their swing dance skills further than Swing Club allows. By practicing aerials, footwork, and choreographed routines, Swing Team members are prepared to perform at events throughout the year. For more information, contact Nico Walz (nwalz@udallas.edu). 
  • Tap Club

    • The Tap Club meets weekly to practice the skills of tap and dance routines. All are welcome to try something new. Tap shoes are not provided for students. Contact Mary Hanson for more information at mhanson@udallas.edu
  • Venture Crew

    • Venture Crew brings together students who enjoy the great outdoors, meeting new people, and exploring the wilderness. To join, contact Siyu Yang at syang@udallas.edu
  • UD Fitness

    • UD Fitness is a community of students driven to learn about and perfect exercise techniques. Our community is open and welcoming to people of all skill levels. If you want to join a community of motivated gym go-ers, the UD Fitness Club is for you. Contact Liam Hamway at lhamway@udallas.edu for more info or to join.
  • UD Ultimate

    • The Ultimate Frisbee team is a co-ed club sport that meets twice weekly for practice and scrimmages. Students of all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to join anytime! Contact Bridget Hughes for more information at bhughes@udallas.edu.