Student Organizations

NMU Jazz BandIncluded in Northern Michigan University’s nearly 300 student organizations are several that are housed in College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs.  

Some of these include:

Art and Design: Art Students League, National/Michigan Art Education Association
Biology: Tri Beta Society
Chemistry: American Chemical Society of Student Affiliates, Moles  “R” Us
Communication and Media Studies: WUPX student-operated radio station, Public Eye News (student-run television news program), Public Relations Student Society of American (PRSSA), Media Alliance for Communication Students (MACS)
Economics: Economics Students Association, Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society
English: The North Wind student newspaper, Passages North literary magazine, Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society
Environmental Science: Student Environmental Science Organization
Geography: Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society, Superior Geography Club, Rock and Mineral Club
History: Phi Alpha Theta Honorary Society
Mathematics and Computer Science: Mathematics and Computer Science Club, Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery
Modern Languages and Literatures: French Club, German Club, Portuguese Club, Spanish Club
Music: University Orchestra, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Marching Band, Symphonic Band, University Choir, chamber groups, Madrigal Choir, Music Educators National Conference Student Organization (MENC), Friends of Jazz
Native American Studies: Anishnaabe News, Native American Student Association
Philosophy: Student Philosophy Club
Physics: Physics Club
Political Science and Public Administration: College Republicans, Young Democrats, Model United Nations Club, Political Science Film Forum
Psychology: Student Psychological Association, Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Psi Chi Honor Society
Pre-Professional majors: Pre-Dental Club, Pre-Medical Club, Pre-Veterinary Club
Others: All Nations Club, Student Michigan Education Association

Please check your academic department’s Web site (  or the Center for Student Enrichment ( for more information.