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 quality...
  • 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 interests...
  • 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 nine...
  • Better Than Ever (BTE) is a grass-roots effort by The University of Arizona Cancer Center designed to encourage participants to make exercise a regular part of life, and work to prevent cancer. We invite you to meet up with us each week to run, walk or bike as we train for local goal events, and...
  • Members of this dynamic student club are representative of BIO5's interdisciplinary and collaborative mission. They represent a variety scientific majors and work together on projects that promote collaboration and science literacy. Activities include outreach to K-12 students, field trips,...
  • 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 the...
  • 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 UA Chemistry Club reaches out to both college and elementary school students to improve science education. The club is affiliated with the American Chemical Society and hosts annual events and projects for the city of Tucson and provides educational resources for students at the UA.
  • 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...
  • The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a group of women and men who want to facilitate the vision of a just and inclusive UA Campus by supporting the creation of a place that allows women and men to be successful in their education and work. We proactively seek to implement programs such as...
  • EcoOps is a community of UA employees and alumni who want to make the UA a more environmentally sustainable place to work, study and play. EcoOps complements existing student-focused programs. By joining EcoOps you can show your support for sustainability at the UA, receive periodic updates about...
  • 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...
  • This group exists to provide interested researchers and their research staff (co-principal investigators, IRB coordinators, study coordinators, research nurses and student researchers) the opportunity to present suggestions, concerns or questions about the regulatory operations, policies and...
  • 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 Closer Look Book Club meets throughout the year to discuss novels and other works of fiction. To participate in a Book Club conversation, all you need to do is read the book and then join us in the Dorothy Rubel Room at the Poetry Center. No sign-up is necessary: the club is free and open to...
  • Discover the fascinating science happening all around us at a Science Café, brought to you by UA Science. A Science Café brings the community together with a UA scientist in a casual setting. You'll learn about the latest research, get to know the people doing science, and have the opportunity to...
  • 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 "The...
  • We are Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS), 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 information...
  • 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 lights...
  • The Tucson Herpetological Society is dedicated to conservation, education, and research concerning the amphibians and reptiles of Arizona and Mexico. Visit the Tucson Herpetological Society website here.
  • We ballroom dance of course! Every week we have a lesson for both levels on two dance styles, a review, an opportunity to practice moves that we've been learning all semester and learn new moves from each other. Every year we travel to different locations to go show off our skills and have some fun...
  • 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,...
  • The UA Gluten Free Club aims to advocate, educate and support the gluten-free community on campus. We work with dining services to increase gf products on campus and decrease cross-contamination. We provide support to the gluten free student-body through dining out events, gluten free parties and...
  • 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...
  • This club supports webmasters and personnel in designing and maintaining UA Websites effectively and according to UA Standards. Visit the UA Web Developers Group website here.
  • 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 students and professionals, including a conference for...

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