Student Organizations Directory
The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national, and international community service activities, fundraising, and activism. Students self-select the public service category through the student organization registration process, and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.
Our aim as 4S is to provide a fun, community-oriented environment for students wishing to support the mental health of military personnel. Working towards a more healthy nation, our goal is to raise awareness and funding for national organizations (such as the the American Psychology Association and The Soldiers Project) that support soldier mental health and the prevention of veteran suicides... More.
This organization puts on a large-scale dinner banquet every December to benefit Charlottesville Abundant Life Ministries. Money raised from ticket sales and donations goes directly to the Abundant Life ministry to help fund its Christmas store program.
ABLE matches students from the Charlottesville community with law school mentors and tutors.
Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental... More.
Advocates for Life at Virginia Law (AFL) brings together law students eager to protect the fundamental right to life of innocent human beings, and fosters balanced and open discussion about the fundamental right to life in the legal community. Its purpose is to educate and train law students about the jurisprudence of a pro-life ethic, the attacks on the right to life, and the best strategies... More.
To further the message of the International Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, through activities and events, based on the motto, "Love for all, hatred for none."
Alpha Chi Omega is a national women's organization that enriches the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning, and service. The Zeta Lambda chapter is located right on Mad Bowl. Our annual philanthropy is Par-tee, a golf tournament which benefits Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE). Some of the chapter's favorite social functions include our Tacky... More.
Alpha Epsilon Delta is the only national premedical honor society. It was founded in 1926 at the University of Alabama and is currently one of the 57 members of the Association of College Honor Societies. Alpha Epsilon Delta supports collegiate chapters in identifying premedical students of excellence and imposing an obligation of continuing achievement upon such students. Alpha Epsilon Delta... More.
"No one could tell me where my soul might be. I searched for God but he eluded me. I sought out my brother and found all three." -Crosby. Alpha Epsilon Pi gives UVA Men a chance to experince the true bonds of brotherhood. Mu chapter here at UVA continually sets standards of excellence in Academics, Athletics, Community Service, and Brotherhood for the IFC and AEPi nationally. In it's 80th year... More.
The Theta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded on the grounds of the University of Virginia by eighteen women on February 9, 1974: Eighteen women who sought to bring AKA's great legacy of sisterhood, service, intelligence and elegance to Jefferson's historic academy. Since then, over 350 women have joined the ranks of the Theta Kappa Chapter at the University... More.
alpha Kappa Delta Phi, with 43 chapters across the nation, is the largest Asian-American interest sorority and the fastest growing. Established in 1989 at UC Berkeley, aKDPhi has blossomed towards strength and unity. We were founded at UVA in the fall of 1999, the first Asian-American interest sorority in all of Virginia. We are individuals within our sorority, yet powerful as a group. We are... More.
Founded on Tuesday, December 4, 1906 at Cornell University, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is a non-profit service organization dedicated to manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind through providing service and advocacy to our communities. The Iota Beta chapter was chartered on the Grounds of the University of Virginia on March 10, 1974, and the chapter continues to uphold... More.
Alpha Phi Omega was founded in 1925 by Frank Reed Horton at Lafayette College upon the three cardinal principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Service, derived from the principles of boy scouting. Horton believed that APO was destined to be one of the greatest college fraternities in the world because the motivating idea behind it is to look for good and to try to do good to everyone... More.
"...to teach not politics, but morals; to foster not partisanship, but the recognition of true merit wherever found; to have no narrower limits within which to work together for the elevation of man than the outlines of the world..." Alpha Tau Omega was the first fraternity founded after civil war in hopes to bind men of the north and south together and heal the wounds of war. The Delta... More.
The mission of Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is to bring together members of the University community, who might not otherwise interact in their usual social spheres, in the common goals of service to and education about the global community, in order to promote and train future service leaders of Virginia. ASB runs student-lead service trips, both international and domestic, during the... More.
The purpose of the University Virginia's chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students is as follows: To promote excellence in architecture education, training, and practice; To foster and appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; To enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; To organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of... More.
AIChE at UVA is an academic organization that promotes the professional development of the Chemical Engineering students at UVA. AIChE helps organize several events such as Plant Tours to nearby manufacturing facilities, speaker panels with Alumni, career-focused events such as internship panels and an annual Networking Night. One major purpose of AICHE at UVA includes providing opportunities... More.
A club to promote the Red Cross and its goals throughout the University community. Fundraisers, Blood Drives, Health and Safety Education....we do it all.
Autism Speaks at UVA furthers the mission of Autism Speaks by engaging the University community and the local Charlottesville community through awareness and education. ASU also organizes local fundraising events in support of Autism Speaks to positively affect the lives of those struggling with autism spectrum disorders and their families. We strive to actively engage the UVA community in our... More.
Bake-Off for Breast Cancer is a friendly baking competition that brings together members of the UVA and Charlottesville community to raise money and support breast cancer research and awareness. Individuals or groups may compete in a variety of baking categories to win prizes. The UVA and Charlottesville community is encouraged to come out to not only taste the these delicious treats but to... More.
We are Battleground Faith/Princess Club. We are an organization that aims to uplift members of the Charlottesville community, specifically the young girls of the West Haven community. We base our means of reaching out to the community on Christian principles.
Every year, thousands of people of all ages are diagnosed with blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma, sickle cell anemia or other life-threatening diseases. Many of them will die unless they get a bone marrow or cord blood transplant from amatching donor. Seventy percent of people do not have a donor in their family and depend on our Be The Match Registry to find a match to save their life.... More.
The Best Buddies chapter at UVA is a branch of the international non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships with University students. Our chapter upholds the mission of Best Buddies by matching UVA students in one-to-one friendships with adults with intellectual disabilities from the... More.
The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80% of African-American women are overweight. BGR! wants to create a movement to lower that percentage and subsequently, lower the number of women with chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle.
The Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group (BRMRG) is a volunteer Search and Rescue organization comprised of UVA students and members of the community. It is one of nine member groups of the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC). Our members respond to search and rescue emergencies throughout the mid-Atlantic region, from Pennsylvania through northern North Carolina, providing life saving... More.
Brothers United Celebrating Knowledge and Success strives to not only involve students at the University of Virginia, but also members of the local Charlottesville Community. B.U.C.K.S. has reached out to the residents of Charlottesville through such projects as 'My Brother's Keeper', a mentoring program where University students forge a bond with high school students and inspire them to look... More.
The BGiA project is led by students from UVA's Darden Business School and has been serving the community since 1991. Students work in partnership with the Building Goodness Foundation, raise funds and lead the collaboration with over 20 local Charlottesville organizations to execute Build Day. Build Day is the culmination of this effort and encompasses over 300 volunteers, skilled journeymen... More.
Building Tomorrow is a non-profit initiative aimed at giving University of Virginia students the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for infrastructure projects benefiting vulnerable children impacted by poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.