Participation in student organizations provides students with an opportunity to build connections, network within the community, plan activities, and gain practical experience that complements the academic programs.
Penn State Schuylkill offers many opportunities for students to join clubs and organizations. With more than thirty organizations to choose from, students can almost always find something that interests them.
Penn State Schuylkill offers a variety of interest- and academically-focused student organizations, including:
Alpha Sigma Lambda
Honor society for academically high-achieving adult students.
Beta Beta Beta
National honor society for academically high-achieving biology students.
Black Student Union
A social group celebrating and advocating for students of color on campus and in higher education.
Blue & White Society
Current students have the opportunity to get a jump start on their involvement with Penn State's Alumni Society. This group has special networking and alumni focused outings.
Current students who are interested in a business field or are business majors meet weekly to work on entrepreneurial related projects.
Criminal Justice Club
Open to all students, this club meets weekly to discuss and further explore the field of criminal justice.
Chi Alpha Sigma
Chi Alpha Sigma is the first national scholar-athlete society to honor those collegiate student-athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and in athletic competition. Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes college students who receive a varsity letter in their sport while earning a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average.
Gamma Beta Phi
The Gamma Beta Phi Society is a national honors and service society. Our watchwords are service, scholarship, and character, and we aim to broaden the academic and philanthropic lives of our students so that they may graduate ready to make a difference in the world. Students must have a 3.4 or higher GPA and completed 50 community service hours.
Lambda Pi Eta
Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. It represents what Aristotle described in Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics.
This affiliate organization assists the Office of Admissions in giving tours of the campus to perspective students.
Penn State Schuylkill's theater and performance group. The club travels to Broadway, performs on-campus shows, and hosts various events.
An advocacy and pride group, Paw Pride is a safe space for LGBTQ community members and allies to come together. The club meets weekly and hosts a variety of events through the year.
Penn State Schuylkill Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter
The Penn State Schuylkill Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is a student-led, student-initiated organization that partners with the Berks County Habitat for Humanity affiliate to fulfill the four functions of a campus chapter: Direct Service, Fundraising, Advocating, and Educating.
An academically-focused group, Radiology Club focuses on the field of radiology and hosts guest speakers specific to the topic.
SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
SALUTE is the first national academic honor society established for student veterans and military in 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education. The values of Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, and Excellence are the foundation blocks of our honor society.
Student Activities Council
This affiliate organization assists the Office of Student Life in planning events on campus. The club meets weekly to plan events and community service for the upcoming semester.
Student Government Association
This legislative organization acts as the voice for the students. Students meet weekly to discuss current issues.
Schuylkill Benefiting THON
The world's largest student-run philanthropy organization is focused on raising money for Four Diamonds, an organization providing support and research to pediatric cancer.
Women in Leadership
Igniting the power in women by teaching skills to help them thrive and believe in their ability to be unstoppable. The club meets biweekly to plan events and attend workshops.
Starting New Clubs
New clubs can also be established based on the interests of current students. If you are interested in creating a new organization, visit the Student Activities office in Suite 209 of the Health and Wellness Building to pick up a "Starting an Organization" packet. You can also contact the office at 570-385-6246 for additional information.