Student Clubs

Student Clubs and Organizations

Whether you are a commuter or a resident student, you can get involved with over 40 social groups, arts and culture clubs, and academic and professional organizations, in these categories:

Below you will find a brief description of each club. For more information, or to find out how to get involved, contact the advisor.

Have an idea for a club you don’t see here? Form a new group! We encourage our students to take initiative and gain leadership experience by starting something new.

Academic

  • Music Therapy Club: Providing all students with a better understanding of the music therapy profession.
  • Student Nurses Association: This club works to bring the student body together by helping others through the field of nursing.
  • PCMEA (PA Collegiate Music Educators Association): Promoting the development of music education majors and engaging the IU community through outreach and advocacy campaigns.
  • Student Dietetic Association: Committed to promoting professionalism among members through educational and social opportunities

Advocacy

  • Spectrum: Promote and assist in the education of the student body about the LGBT population. The organization shall train interested parties on how to be a resource to the student body and support persons of this population. This shall be done through community events and regular informational meetings.

Arts

  • Cue & Curtain Theatre: The oldest organization in the university, the Cue and Curtain Players present either a drama or musical in the fall and a children’s theatre production in the spring.
  • Double S: The purpose of Double S is to learn, teach, and explore the art of dance here at Immaculata University.
  • In Unison: To provide students with an opportunity to express themselves through acapella music, to teach them to sing and to work together as a group, and to entertain IU students and faculty.
  • IU Chorale: Helps members develop singing technique and provides performance opportunities in the local community.
  • IU Dance Company: For amateurs and professionals alike, the dance company is a great way to have fun and burn calories while dancing traditional dances.

Cultural

  • African American Cultural Society: A club dedicated to promoting diversity, educating people, and uniting people of all races for the common good of the community.
  • Latin Flavor: A group that works to establish a deep appreciation for Latino culture and customs among the students and staff of the Immaculata community.

Greek

  • Alpha Xi: A social sorority with the aim to promote friendship and mutual trust among its members, while upholding the traditions and ideas of Immaculata University. Alpha Xi members encourage excellence in scholarship, provide service to others, and instill the highest ideals of womanhood and good citizenship.
  • Delta Pi: Delta Pi promotes brotherhood and camaraderie in active and potential members, develops and empowers leadership, builds character and integrity and works to instill pride and respect for oneself and Immaculata University.
  • Iota Gamma Xi: A social sorority with the purpose of uniting women from all different backgrounds in strength, education, and empowerment.
  • Tau Phi: A social sorority with the purpose of creating unity, equality and respect through the bond of sisterhood. It is the intention of the club to maintain healthy, close relationships between members and create bonds which will last beyond the boundaries of Immaculata University, while fostering academic and personal success within its ranks.

Honor

  • IU Honor Society: Founded in 1959 for the purpose of promoting intellectual and cultural enthusiasm, accomplishment among its members, and contributions to the intellectual and cultural excellence of the entire community. A student of the College of Undergraduate Studies who has achieved Dean’s List status for any three semesters is eligible for membership.
  • Kappa Delta Pi: Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching.
  • Kappa Omicron Nu: National Honor Society for the Human Sciences (KON) promotes empowered leaders who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of living through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research.
  • Lambda Pi Eta: An honor society that provides numerous communications and public relations opportunities for its members.
  • National Society of Leadership & Success: The purpose of NSLS is to create a support group that will help college students achieve their goals and better their lives, in the process building leaders who make a better world.
  • Psi Chi: A national, professional honor society for psychology students.
  • Sigma Delta Pi: A national Spanish honor society for students with a GPA of 3.25 or more in upper-level Spanish courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must demonstrate enthusiasm in promoting interest in the Spanish language and the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

Media

  • The Immaculatan: The student-run newspaper, which consists of six sections that contain campus, community, national, and world news.
  • Pilgrimages: This club works to promote literary excellence and to showcase student writing to the IU community.

Professional

  • Enactus: An international organization that pairs college students with corporate sponsors. These corporate sponsors enable participating colleges to compete in regional, national, and global competitions.
  • Fashion Group: An organization dedicated to developing and promoting fashion industry professionals by attending fashion shows, fashion events, hosting guest speakers and performing community service.

Recreational

  • Garden Club: Students with a mission to supply local food banks through the cultivation of fresh produce. Additionally, Muddy Macs will provide the IU community with valuable information regarding nutrition and healthy living.

Spirituality

  • Catholic Athletes for Christ: A club that brings athletics and the gospel together.
  • Catholic Relief Services Ambassadors: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is dedicated to making as much improvement as possible in regard to the quality of life of those in need. CRS ambassadors call the University community to action by providing informative teachings related to specific social justice issues.
  • Crown of Creation: A safe and sacred place for women to gather in faith, while providing an opportunity to grow relationships with God and each other, by educating on Christian femininity and discovering what it means to be a woman of faith in the world today.

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