Clubs & organizations

Want better grades? Get involved! It’s true: Studies show you’re more likely to earn higher grades when you’re involved. You’ll also have a more fulfilling college experience, build a community of peers, and develop professional networks.

Involvement at the UA isn’t like high school extracurriculars. Here, you’ll explore, lead, plan, budget, create, and apply what you've learned in class.

CALES student clubs

AREC Club is an organization dedicated to helping undergraduate and graduate students of any discipline engage in educational and professional opportunities relating to Agricultural/Resource Economics and Agribusiness. We strive to equip ourselves with the right tools to navigate a profit-maximizing world without endangering our earth.

AREC Club

Our mission is to promote the high ideals of the engineering profession, to give recognition to those agricultural, biological, and food engineers who manifest worthy qualities of character, scholarship, and professional attainment. To encourage and support such improvements in the agricultural, biological, and food engineering profession that makes an instrument of greater service to mankind. Follow us @ua.alphaepsilon.

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Who should consider joining?

Biosystems Engineering students who are Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate students that qualify based on one's academic standing.

How to Join

We host an Initiation Event each semester. To be initiated you must be invited by the club president based on your academic standing.

We are the only social and professional agriculture fraternity on campus. We provide young men with man networking connections, to be set up for the future. Follow us on Instagram @agr_arizona.

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Who should consider joining?

Any male with agriculture interest.

How to Join

Message the Instagram @agr_arizona.

The Biosystems Engineering Club is dedicated to the introduction and exploration of Biosystems Engineering to undergraduate engineering students and anyone else interested in Biosystems Engineering. Club activities include social events, lab tours, guest speakers, and design projects within subjects such as controlled environment agriculture, IoT, sensors and controls, automation, and robotics.

Biosystems Engineering Club

Our group objectives are to provide networking opportunities that can serve as support within the academic curriculum, by creating relationships with other students, faculty members, other professionals, and prospective employers in the field of Ecohydrology. We wish to reach out to incoming freshman and undeclared students and build interest in a field that is quickly gaining momentum. We will offer a diverse range of opportunities for further education and training, as well as philanthropic and resume building opportunities. We will also be seeking opportunities to participate in fundraising through grants and sponsorship in order to fund club events and possible scholarship awards.

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We are dedicated to promoting leadership through hands on activities and social interaction by providing a sense of identity on campus, increased personal development skills, and offering students an opportunity to volunteer.

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For students interested in hydroponics and controlled environment agriculture while applying innovative engineering concepts.

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How to Join

Come to weekly meetings on Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m. in the CEAC Classroom (N Campbell/Roger), Room 117.

Cutting Edge is the University of Arizona's Sewing Club! We are looking for new members of any sewing level and any academic path to join our club! Whether you know how to sew or not, our club focuses on building a community of creativity. It is perfect for anyone interested in fashion and doing craft projects! Follow us @ua_cuttingedge.

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Who should consider joining?

Any students who are interested in fashion and crafts!

How to Join

Come to weekly meetings on Wednesdays from 5-6 pm in McClelland Park room 415!

UAERC fosters student interests in the field of ecology by providing exciting opportunities to learn, network, and gain practical experience in the field of ecological restoration. Our time is spent hanging with the local legends of ecological restoration and the plants that we grow in community gardens and our own backyards! Follow us @uofa.restore.

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Who should consider joining?

Anyone who likes the environment and making it better!

How to Join

Join through UA Campus Groups to have access to all of the events happening, and always feel free to come to weekly meetings in ENR2 N350 on Mondays at 6pm. We also have open community garden days every Wednesday at 4 in the UA Community Garden.

Financial Planning Club’s purpose is to identify opportunities for students to engage with active practitioners in financial planning and related professions and to facilitate a more seamless transition from school into the professional environment. Members will have the opportunity to meet with firms, learn about careers in financial planning, and get access to valuable resources.

Who should consider joining?

Anyone interested in either adding financial skill into an existing career tack, working as a financial planner or investment manager, or anyone who wants to improve their ability to manage their own finances. All majors welcome!

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Food Science Club aims to give students hands-on experience in Food Science, from cooking in our Food Science lab to hearing from experts in Food Science related fields to interactive tours of local food industries. Follow us @uafoodscienceclub.

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Who should consider joining?

Any student who enjoys cooking, baking, and being in the kitchen. All majors welcome!

How to Join

DM the club Instagram for information or come to our next meeting on February 29th, 5-6:30 p.m. in Shantz 101A.

At Haus of Style we aim to give students opportunities to build their portfolio through creative and professional development. If you are interested in anything related to fashion photography, journalism, blog writing, graphic design, influencer relations, social media marketing, or event planning, then this is the club for you! Follow us @ua_hausofstyle.

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Who should consider joining?

All students are welcome in this club!

How to Join

Feel free to stop by one of our meetings on Wednesdays from 6:15-7:15 pm in McClelland park room 210, email, or dm us on Instagram for more information!

Our mission is to promote interest in the HDFS department, and to promote interest in careers in HDFS. We also strive to provide fellowship opportunities between students and faculty and give back to the Tucson community through service events. Follow us @uahdfs.

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Who should consider joining?

Students who are majoring in Human Development and Family Science

How to Join

Member applications open at the beginning of each semester. Check our website for an application link once the new semester starts!

We are dedicated to conveying the importance of plants in our world and sustainability through teaching about the care of plants from seed to harvest.

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At Meditation Cats we learn about the history and benefits of meditation. We explore a variety of meditations and come together and reflect on how we can implement them in our personal wellness journey. Follow us @medcats_ua.

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Who should consider joining?

Any students that want to learn how to unite the mind and heart through meditation!

How to Join

Come to our weekly meetings at the Little Chapel of All Nations every Monday from 7-8:30pm

The Microbiology Club hosts fun and educational events to get as many people as possible interested in the world of Microbiology. We aim to provide a place for students to explore their interests and meet others with a similar interest in Microbiology. Follow us @uamicrobiologyclub.

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Who should consider joining?

Our club is open to any student interested in Microbiology. We have members of all years and from many different majors.

How to Join

Anyone who is interested should attend one of our club meetings or contact us via email or Instagram DM to ask for more information. No RSVP or application is needed!

MANRRS is a professional development organization that promotes personal and career development for minorities in agriculture, natural resources & related sciences.

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How to Join

Come to the biweekly meetings on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in SAGHA 214. We're currently doing a Yeti Raffle!

The University of Arizona's National Retail Federation Student Association (NRFSA) provides talented students with unique traveling and networking opportunities, case competitions, renowned scholarships, and access to the latest industry news and research.

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How to Join

Come to the biweekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m. at McClelland Park, RM 207.

We are devoted to nutrition education, outreach, and awareness both on campus and in the local community.

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This club is perfect for anyone who wants to become a veterinarian! Learn all about admissions to vet schools as well learn all things related to the vet field! Follow us @uaprevetclub.

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Who should consider joining?

Students who aspire to become veterinarians!

How to Join

Come to the meetings on Tuesdays at 6pm in Marley 230! Fill out this form to be added to the email list! Interest Form.

Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority that promotes scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among its members. Follow us @uasigmaalpha.

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Who should consider joining?

While most of our members come from an agricultural background or pursuing a career in the industry, we are open to all girls with an interest in agriculture.

How to Join

We host a formal recruitment process that members must attend and be initiated into or sorority.

We educate students about the environment and connect our members with community and national organizations.

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We create financially informed Arizona by providing educational outreach to Tucson high schools and community organizations.

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We are the student chapter of the Society for Range Management. Our primary objective is to facilitate connections between our members and professionals in the field of rangeland management, we also aim to inspire the next generation of rangeland managers and stewards of our environment. Follow us @uatierraseca.

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Who should consider joining?

Any student from any major!

How to Join

Show up to a meeting or email the club at uofatierraseca@gmail.com

Where business meets fashion.

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Meant for all lovers of fish and wildlife! We provide students with opportunities to be involved in wildlife management, fisheries, and conservation work while making professional and peer connections. Follow us @uafishandwildlife.

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Who should consider joining?

Students who are majoring in Natural Resources or are interested in conservation, wildlife, and fisheries management, and closely related fields.

How to Join

Just show up to our meetings! Send us an email uafishandwildlife@gmail.com for more info.

The Veggie Cats club is the on-campus community for anyone interested in plant-based living, including but definitely not limited to vegans and vegetarians :) We host social events, provide Tucson-specific resources on how to find plant-based food, have occasional guest speakers and movie nights, and share the health, ethical, and environmental benefits of plant-based living. Follow us @uaveggiecats.

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Who should consider joining?

Anyone interested in plant-based topics. Most of our members are either vegan or vegetarian, but that's by no means a requirement.

How to Join

Anyone interested can come to meetings or events. There's no registration requirements or dues. The best platforms for staying in the loop are our Discord server (recommended) and our email list.

Helping fellow human beings and animals by bringing people together through service-learning to make this world a better place.

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How to Join

Come to our weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. in Marley 230.

Interact with professionals, better the environment and promote conservation, meet new people, learn useful skills, and have fun!

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Arizona Farm Bureau's Collegiate Farm Bureau program offers students the ability to enhance their leadership skills through experiences and opportunities within the Farm Bureau organization to become agricultural leaders. Follow us @ua_yfr.

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Who should consider joining?

Anyone with an interest in agriculture.

How to Join

Come to one of our meetings! We meet monthly on Wednesdays (usually the 3rd Wednesday -- check Instagram for specific dates) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Campus Farm Modular Classroom.