Clubs & Organizations

  • The Appointed Professionals Advisory Council (APAC) represents professional employees by taking an active role in shared governance and advising the University administration and other UA organizations on matters of concern to Appointed Professionals. APAC's goal is to enhance the...
  • The Arizona Archeological and Historical Society​ was founded in 1916. It is a nonprofit, educational organization affiliated with the Arizona State Museum. AAHS provides a forum for professionals in archeology and related fields as well as the general public to share their common...
  • In the fall, Arizona Model United Nations will go to a college Model United Nations conference in Chicago where our 60+ members represent different countries simulating their positions and policies on a wide variety of international issues. The conference is an educational experience and won...
  • The Biosciences Toastmasters Club provides a comfortable environment for scientists and other professionals to practice speaking and leaderships skills, an area of development often overlooked in specialized higher education. Our members – faculty, appointed professionals and staff, graduate and...
  • Camp Wildcat is a student-run, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization at the University of Arizona devoted to improving the lives of Tucson's youth. Over 100 dedicated volunteers provide cost-free activities for fun, friendship, and to portray college as an attainable goal for everyone! Visit...
  • CATS4Critters is a UA club that seeks to improve the lives of stray animals on the UA campus and in the Tucson community. Our mission includes educating students and staff on issues pertaining to homeless cat and dog populations in our area, encouraging participation in the national No-Kill...
  • The University of Arizona Classified Staff Council (CSC) exists to foster and enhance communications between the classified staff and the University community; to provide a forum for discussing and defining the role of classified staff in the University; to represent and advocate their concerns...
  • The College of Science Staff Advisory Council supports classified staff and professional appointed personnel by providing a conduit for information, acting in an advocacy role, promoting mentoring opportunities and recognizing achievements.   We also serve as a liaison and adviser to...
  • The Commission on the Status of Women is a well-established advocacy arm of the University of Arizona that actively champions a just, equitable and inclusive campus. We shape policy, address current needs and promote the advancement of all gender identities. Visit the CSW website here.
  • Arizona Law inaugurated and now hosts the Environmental Breakfast Club, a monthly meeting of faculty and staff from all colleges at the University of Arizona. Approximately 90 members discuss works in progress on the environment and natural resources. This forum enhances communication between...
  • The Faculty Senate focuses on a broad spectrum of policy issues, including academic personnel policies; instruction and curriculum policy; research policy; and student affairs policies. In addition, the Faculty Senate serves as a forum for communication and dialogue between the faculty and the...
  • The University of Arizona recognizes Toastmasters as a professional development activity. ITCats is one of five active Toastmasters clubs on campus. Membership helps individuals to develop both their leadership and communications skills while building confidence through public speaking...
  • The Literary Fiction Book Club meets on one Wednesday per month at 5 p.m. during the school year for discussion of interesting books, mainly fiction, around a new theme each year. To participate in a book club conversation, just read the book and join us on the red couches in the lobby of the...
  • We are the brotherhood of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Lambda Kappa Sigma Chapter, Inc., and we are dedicated to saving and improving lives in Tucson and surrounding Southern Arizona communities. With our ground-breaking programs and team of compassionate volunteers, we provide proven full-spectrum...
  • The Society for Creative Anachronism is dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts, skills and traditions of pre-17th century Europe. If it was done in the Middle Ages or Renaissance, odds are you'll find someone in the SCA interested in re-creating it. The UA Chapter of the SCA is...
  • We are the Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS), an undergraduate chapter of the largest professional organization in the world. Our mission is to promote science education in the local community through outreach events, magic shows, and other activities. For more...
  • The Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association offers opportunities for our members and the public to share in the joy and excitement of astronomy through observing, education and fun. We hold monthly meetings which often feature UA astronomers. We have two sites away from city...
  • Our club focuses on American Smooth (waltz, tango, foxtrot, and Viennese waltz) and international Latin (rumba, cha cha, jive, samba, and paso doble) dances under the guidance of a professional instructor. Every year we go to three intercollegiate competitions. We compete at ASU in the fall and...
  • Join us for a meeting for caregivers who have a loved one with cancer. A caregiver can be a family member, friend or significant other. Please RSVP to Linda Jones at 694-8920.
  • UA Faculty-Staff Choir is composed of faculty, staff, affiliated personnel and graduate students interested in choral singing. This mixed voice choir is non-auditioned and accepts all singers who wish to participate. We sing a wide range of choral works, including classical, folk, spiritual,...
  • There are about 800 UARA members as retirees from the University of Arizona. The Executive Committee is the decision making group and is composed of the four officers. In addition there is an Advisory Council that engages in information sharing, topical discussions, and advice. It is composed of...
  • Do you want to enhance your public speaking skills? Are you looking for opportunities to practice leadership in an organization? Would you like to be part of a group whose values include respectful AND honest feedback? Look no further! UA Toastmasters is the place for you. Come join us. UA...
  • Want to meet and collaborate with fellow user-experience (UX) enthusiasts at the University of Arizona? Students, faculty, and staff at the UA interested in UX of all sorts and all levels are welcome. We talk user research, UX/UI design, content strategy, information architecture, journey...
  • The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program was established at the University of Arizona in 1976 as part of the Women's Studies Department and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women. WISE offers a wide range of programs for both K-12 and university students, including mini-STEM...

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