Student Clubs and Organizations
Below you will find a brief description of each club.
- Business Club: This club allows students to get involved in a variety of professional development and business-oriented engagements, such as writing for the business club newsletter, résumé building, and attending guest speaker events.
- Exercise Science Club: The Exercise Science Club promotes academic success and community involvement for those who join the organization. The club sponsors opportunities for social interaction, academic sharing, and community service for its members.
- 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.
- Music Therapy Club: Providing all students with a better understanding of the music therapy profession.
- PCMEA (PA Collegiate Music Educators Association): Promoting the development of music education majors and engaging the IU community through outreach and advocacy campaigns.
- Psychology Club: This club provides a sense of community for Immaculata students interested in psychology, promotes awareness of the variety of psychology-related career opportunities, provides real-life experience, and gets the community involved in outreach, scientific research, and program leadership.
- Student Dietetic Association: Committed to promoting professionalism among members through educational and social opportunities
- Student Nurses’ Association: The purpose of the SNA is to bring nursing students together to help and support one another in succeeding in their nursing education.
- CogWell at IU: The purpose of this club is to promote the power of listening, help people to be supportive friends, foster empathy, practice self-care and raise awareness for mental wellness.
- DMAX Club: This club creates an environment for students to get together and talk about how they are doing, how their friends are doing and how they can help each other. The club is for all students who care about mental health for themselves and others and want to participate in mental health-related conversations that matter. The club is named for Dan Maxwell, nicknamed “DMAX,” whose parents founded the DMAX Foundation to strengthen mental health and emotional well-being for young people.
- Environmental Club: This club promotes the coming together of the Immaculata community through picking up trash, supporting and collaborating on environmental projects, and keeping the campus clean by cutting down on waste.
- IU for the Troops: This group raises money and awareness for the Wounded Warriors Project and shows support for our veterans as well as our current and future service members.
- IU for Women: The purpose of the club is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for every student of the College of Undergraduate Studies, especially women. The club will also act as a go-between to support and empower the communities surrounding Immaculata. Students have a chance to develop their individual character and capacity for leadership through the exercise of promoting women’s struggle for equality, representation, and community support on and off campus. Furthermore, this club looks forward to inspiring Immaculata students to not just promote and support the role of women on IU’s campus, but also to carry these values into their future careers and the wider world.
- Macs Respect Life: This organization seeks to educate, serve and pray for life. Members work to save lives from induced abortion, euthanasia and destruction of human embryos for research.
- Political Science Club: A nonpartisan organization with the goal of encouraging productive discourse on important issues of the day and engaging with them in the real world. It is committed to growing our knowledge of public policy and promoting reasoned dialogue and action.
- Project Sunshine: This club chapter seeks to bring joy and play to pediatric patients. Members harness the power of play to support the psychosocial and developmental needs of children and their families in the Immaculata University community as they face medical challenges. The club provides community service opportunities and holds donation drives and fundraisers.
- IU Embrace: This group’s purpose is to stand in solidarity and learn how to be allies for others of different races and cultural backgrounds.
- Art Club: This club provides an opportunity for students to learn the freedom of expression, expand on their artistic abilities, and enjoy a calming environment.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Kappa Nu: The purpose of Delta Kappa Nu sorority is to uphold the core values and mission statement of Immaculata University while embracing diversity, sisterhood, and service. We are dedicated to inspiring community service, embracing different cultures, races, religions, and sexuality, and revealing the potential of our fellow sisters.
- 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.
- Omicron Pi Epsilon: Omicron Pi Epsilon’s mission is to develop a sense of family and for sisters to share their college and lifelong experiences. The sisters of Omicron Pi Epsilon are a diverse group who welcome women of every race, religion, and ethnicity. They share common interests and bond through the values of sisterhood, service, respect, and trust.
- 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.
- 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 NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our chapter was started in 2015 and is part of the national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members. As of 2021, we have 902 members who have access to more than $400,000 in scholarships, an exclusive NSLS job board, a personalized letter of recommendation. and who learn from exceptional leaders like former President Barack Obama during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts. Visit the NSLS website to learn more about and accept your nomination.
- 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.
- Sigma Zeta: Sigma Zeta is an honor society dedicated to mathematics and science. Their purpose is to encourage and foster scholarly activity and to recognize and honor scholarly achievement in the natural and computer sciences and mathematics
- 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.
Social & Multicultural
- 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.
- Spectrum: The purpose of this club is to promote and assist in the education of the student body about the LGBT population. The organization shall educate interested parties in how to be resources to the student body and supportive of this population. This shall be done through educational programming and regular information meetings.
- 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.