Types of Student Organizations

All student organizations are governed by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the SGA Senate Organizational Ways and Means Committee. Student organizations can identify themselves in more than one of the categories listed below. Please click on the links to view a directory of all student organizations in the affiliated category.

Academic/Pre-Professional

Organizations designed for students interested in a particular career or academic field who want to establish networks and further develop their skills in that area.

Fraternity & Sorority

Traditionally known as Greek-letter fraternities and sororities, these academic and service-oriented groups work to foster the ideals of friendship and the development of character. Find additional information to register a fraternity or sorority.

Graduate

Organizations designed specifically to meet the needs of graduate students in their specific areas of study or interest. Find additional information to register a graduate group.

Honor Society

Local and national honor societies that provide service and/or leadership opportunities and recognition for students with academic honors.

Interest

Organizations that exist to enhance campus life and to provide support to students through a variety of programs and events.

International

Focused on providing support, knowledge, and awareness through interactions and discussions of international culture, language, and people in the global community.

Media

Main purpose is education about and production of mass communication.

Multicultural

Focused on providing support and fostering community within the various cultures, races, religions and orientations represented among the student body.

Performance

Main purpose is to entertain and educate through dance, vocal and other performances.

Political

Student groups that encourage expression, debate, and support of political issues, views, and/or candidates.

Religious/Spiritual

Groups that provide spiritual and/or religious development and support.

Service

Organizations that provide volunteer opportunities for civic-minded students eager to serve the campus and/or community.

Sport Club

Groups that encourage participation in and promotion of team sports, physical fitness, health and wellness, as well as leisure and special interest activities. Visit University Recreation for additional information to register a sport club.

For questions regarding registering a new student organization, please call the Student Organizations Office at (704) 687-7176 or email studentorgs@uncc.edu.