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Public Service at the University of Virginia

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.

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Sage Arts

A masterful blend of many arts, Sage starts with the fundamental art of Kickbox and intelligently progresses through the various skills and techniques of Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Filipino Arts and weapons, Groundwork, and into Kung-Fu. Even though the Art gets increasingly more complex - all of the combatives are highly organized by several different methodologies to provide for simplicity and... More.

Saint Thomas More Society

STM is the Catholic outreach organization for law students.  We provide spiritual and moral support for Catholcis at the school.  We help ensure that graduates are imbued with a knowledge of the law that is shaped and strengthened by their Catholic faith.

Sales and Trading Group at McIntire

Sales & Trading Group at McIntire is a student-run organization aiming to serve as the primary liaison to big investment banks recruiting for summer internship or full-time job in Sales & Trading positions. The group also aims to promote knowledge and learning issues about Sales & Trading to its club members.

School of Architecture

No description was found for this organization.

School of Architecture Foundation

No description was found for this organization.

School of Architecture Student Council

The School of Architecture Student Council is tasked with acting as a liaison between the student body and faculty as well as planning many of the social and philanthropic activities within the Architecture School in order to build the school community.

School of Continuing & Professional Studies

No description was found for this organization.

School of Engineering & Applied Science

No description was found for this organization.

School of Law

No description was found for this organization.

School of Medicine

No description was found for this organization.

School of Nursing

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Scrabble Club

For anyone who loves Scrabble or wishes to learn how to play the game. Along with casual play, members may also choose to participate in competitive games featuring league-like settings (records kept of wins/losses, standings, tournaments).

Scuba Club

The Scuba Club at UVA provides students a chance to meet other students and community members with one common interest: SCUBA DIVING! The SCUBA Club organizes dive trips, guest trips, aquarium trips, and much more.  You do NOT have to be certified to join SCUBA Club. You may ultimately want to pursue open water certification or other advanced certifications, but in no way is this a... More.

Second Year Council

The mission of Second Year Council is to develop, foster, and maintain a sense of community, loyalty, and responsibility among students toward their Class, the University, and the Alumni Association. The objectives are as follows, but not limited to: Plan, implement, and promote educational, social, and philanthropic Class activities. Promote and foster an intellectual community through... More.

Secular Legal Society at UVA

The purposes of the Secular Legal Society are to provide community to atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and other nontheists, educate ourselves and the law school community about science, nontheism, and church/state separation, and advocate for church/state separation and the rights of nontheists.

Seeds of Hope Brazil

Seeds of Hope Brazil is a student run organization dedicated to combatting the social and economic injustices faced everyday by the children of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Through Spring Break and summer service trips, teaching internships throughout the summers, and different fundraisers, Seeds of Hope Brazil aims to establish an international community between the children of Sao Paulo and... More.

SERP (Sigma Phi)

As the youngest chapter of the Sigma Phi Society, the Alpha of Virginia has long been dedicated to fostering an environment that promotes academic, social and spiritual enrichment here at the University of Virginia. The chapter has always taken pride in having a close-knit brotherhood, and continues to maintain solid lifelong bonds with the alumni, as evidenced by their strong and consistent... More.

Service Organizations

No description was found for this organization.

Sexual Assault Facts and Education

Sexual Assault Facts and Education (SAFE) is a peer education group designed to provide sexual assault and dating violence education for the University community. The members of SAFE are University of Virginia students, both male and female, trained in sexual and dating violence education who seek to start a positive dialogue on these important issues. SAFE offers multimedia... More.

Sexual Assault Peer Advocacy

Sexual Assault Peer Advocacy is a sexual assault education group that advocates for survivors of rape and sexual assault living in the University community. We present a one-hour program that focuses on ways friends can help and support survivors.

Shakespeare On the Lawn

Shakespeare on the Lawn (SotL) is a non-profit, student-run theater group primarily dedicated to promoting Shakespeare's works in the University and Charlottesville Community. SotL's primary activity is the production of two plays, either by Shakespeare or his contemporaries, per academic year.


South Asian competitive fusion dance team

Shea House 2009-2010

The Shea House provides approximately 75 students at the University of Virginia the unique opportunity to live for an academic year in an environment of total language immersion in<a href=""></a>Arabic, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Japanese, or Persian.&nbsp;Modeled after similar houses for other languages, the Shea House serves as the... More.

Shea House 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Shotokan Karate Club

The Shotokan Karate Club fosters strength, confidence, and self-control in<br /> a friendly, light contact environment. &nbsp;Beginners and experienced students<br /> participate in regular training, as well as special clinics, tournaments,<br /> camps, and social nights.<br /> <br /> The instructors founded the club in 1997 and have been training for 20<br... More.

Sierra Student Coalition

No description was found for this organization.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Virginia Omicron Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is a National Leadership and Honors Organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development, and lifelong professional fulfillment. Membership is open to undergraduate students who have achieved academically and have the desire to become leaders in their communities.... More.

Sigma Alpha Mu (Beta Psi Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.