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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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Abundant Life Christmas Banquet

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.

Action for a Better Living Environment

ABLE matches students from the Charlottesville community with law school mentors and tutors.

Active Minds at UVA

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

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.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Organization

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 (Zeta Lambda Chapter)

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 Premedical Society

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.

Alpha Epsilon Pi (Mu Chapter)

"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.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Theta Kappa Chapter)

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 (Sigma Chapter)

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.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Iota Beta Chapter)

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-Theta Chapter

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.

Alpha Tau Omega (Delta Chapter)

"...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.

Alternative Spring Break

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.

American Institute of Architecture Students

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.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

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.

American Red Cross Club at the University of Virginia

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.

American Society of Civil Engineers

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Asha For Education

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Autism Speaks U at UVA

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.