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.
We are a university chapter of Machik. Machik is a national non-profit organization which supports initiatives that advance innovative and solution-oriented approaches to the challenges of community revitalization and sustainability for people on the Tibetan Plateau.
Madison House is a non-profit organization, which provides approximately 3,000 students with regular volunteer opportunities at over 90 sites in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area. Madison House serves as an umbrella organization for 19 programs. Run by over 200 student program directors, each of these programs is unique in its mission and in its role in the community.
Man Up at the University of Virginia is a volunteer mentoring association that serves to develop healthy conceptions of masculinity through formation of one-on-one and group mentoring relationships between UVA students and Charlottesville-area young men. Through the formation of these ties it is the hope of the program to facilitate mutual and constructive learning opportunities and lay the... More.
Aside from buying supplies, 100% of the money MMD raises goes directly to MMDC. This objective of MMDC is to raise money for children with Muscular Dystrophy. Every year, the Muscular Dystrophy Association has a free one-week-long camp in Wakefield Richmond to give the kids an opportunity to blend in with others who have a similar disabilities. It is a great opportunity for them to learn... More.
Our Collegiate Council's mission is to fulfill the local duties of the March of Dimes as a leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. These duties include improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. By working closely with the March of Dimes national office and regional director, we plan to advocate, raise awareness, and... More.
Mid-Autumns Carnival is an organization that puts on a carnival every year in the fall semester. Its mission is to bridge the gap between the Charlottesville community and the UVA student community, while also raising money for Building Tomorrow and UAPO (both organizations that support efforts in Uganda). The carnival allows students to dedicate time and effort into getting to know... More.
The purpose of the Minority Rights Advocacy Coalition at the University of Virginia is to provide services and activities to its members and the community as a whole to create a greater understanding between people of all minority status, whether because of ethnic status, gender, or sexual orientation.
The primary purpose of Model Congress at UVA is to hold an annual simulation conference of the workings of the US government for middle and high school students to promote awareness and engagement with governmental institutions and politics. We aim specifically to focus on the workings of Congress by simulating the lawmaking process at the committee and full house levels, having students deal... More.
The Monroe Society is a student-run organization serving to arrange overnight stays for prospective high school students interested in visiting the University of Virginia.
Moot court is a public speaking competition involving hypothetical legal arguments at the appellate level. What that means is that the actual trial in the hypothetical case has concluded already, and the side that lost is now appealing to an appellate court, or to the Supreme Court, asking for the decision below to be overturned/reversed. The factual record has already been developed, so the... More.
The Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) focuses on unifying and creating opportunities for all of its member organizations. The MGC and its members work together in an on-going effort to serve as the governing body of the organizations approved for membership within the Multicultural Greek Council at the University of Virginia. The MGC educates and supports the current and emerging expressions... More.
Members of Musicians On Call have the opportunity to use their musical talents for the benefit of the Charlottesville community. In coordination with a program that has already been established at the University hospital, participants of Musicians on Call volunteer their performance skills to create a soothing atmosphere in the hospital setting. In addition, our organization is expanding its... More.