STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Clubs and Organizations

Be an active member of the Mount community!

Join one or more of the campus organizations listed below. Choose from student government, theater, dance, cheerleading, math, student newspaper, radio, and many more! Commuters can get involved in the Commuter Council and residents can have a say in housing matters by joining the Resident Living Council. 

Clubs and organizations are open to all Mount students, and new members are always welcome. Remember that 80% of your college experience will be spent in activities outside the classroom! Your fondest memories of college may come from your involvement in campus activities. Get involved and make your memories count!

Current Clubs for Academic Year 2019-2020

Active Minds
Active Minds seeks to empower students to speak openly about mental health through educating others and encouraging help-seeking. This club's main goal is to stop the stigma associated with mental health.

Aging United
Aging United explores opportunities in service, programming, and research in the field of aging.

Allies
Allies is a club that seeks to unify the Mount community through education, awareness, support, and inclusion for the LGBT population. This club seeks to provide a stable, judgment-free environment, offering students the prospect to freely express themselves and provide equal opportunity for every student regardless of gender, race, and/or sexual orientation.

Alpha Knights Step Team
This club is full of talent! Stepping is a form of percussive dance in which the participants’ entire body is used as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken words and hand claps. Join Alpha Knights Step Team today!

American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society is open to all those curious about chemistry. This club is for both science and non-science students who wish to explore this stimulating field within a nationally recognized association. The ACS sponsors programs not only on-campus, but also local elementary schools.

Anime Club
The Anime Club covers everything from the latest Japanese films to old Japanese titles that you've probably never heard of in almost every genre. Monthly events consist of video games, board games, karaoke, anime music videos, and sushi. All in all, it's a great time!

Big Brother Big Sister
Big Brothers/Big Sisters buddy up with local youth in the community by joining Big Brothers/Big Sisters. This volunteer mentor program is both rewarding and heart-warming as students invest their time with underprivileged children. Serving as mentors and role models, members experience the power of friendship that stems from the connection they make with remarkable children.

Black Student Union
Black Student Union spreads culture and awareness of black history. BSU encourages unity on the Mount Saint Mary College campus, keeping their meetings open to all races. The organization spreads an appreciation for black history by sponsoring Black History Month as well as by contributing speakers, dancers, and other events to campus life.

Byte Knights
Byte Knights seeks to foster a campus wide understanding of technology and its uses, bit by bit.

Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services is an organization composed of Student Ambassadors that seeks to help those in poverty on local, national, and international levels through a series of service outreach projects, awareness campaigns, and fundraisers.

C.I.R.C.L.E.
C.I.R.C.L.E. gives Mount students the opportunity to become familiar with children’s literature, to learn how to discuss literature meaningfully with children/adolescents, and to plan and implement a literature discussion for a group of children/adolescents in a school or community setting. Participants will read and discuss award-winning children/adolescent books to explore themes and contemporary issues in literature as a way to think about and understand our diverse world. For education majors, it will count as fieldwork hours or professional development.

Collegiate Association for the Resarch of Principles (CARP)
CARP seeks to become global leaders by creating a culture of living for the sake of others.

Criminology Club
The Criminology Club is open to any student on campus who is interested in aspects of crime and justice. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore various aspects of Criminology including (but not limited to) the criminal justice system, victim services, offender services, the role of the community in addressing crime and delinquency, prevention efforts and issues involving employment and educational opportunities post-graduation. This club will also be involved in various community service efforts.

Dance Team
Join our talented Dance Team! The team choreographs routines to be performed during halftime at the men’s home basketball games as well as other college functions. Spread school spirit on campus as you leap into this exciting time in your life.

Different Stages
Show off your love for the performing arts by becoming a member of the student theatrical society, Different Stages. This is a casting call for all those fond of the theater, singing, and anything related to performing. Different Stages shines a light on talent, and members embrace their passion for the arts.

Essence of Poetry
Essence of Poetry is a safe space to share and appreciate poetry of all kinds.

First in Family Network
First in Family Network is a support system designed for first generation college students. It is an opportunity to promote awareness for our experiences as well as portray the volume of first generation students on campus. In addition, we will be a network to share useful strategies that have been learned throughout our college experiences. We are seeking all students regardless of whether you are a first generation or not.

Gaming Group
Join the MSMC Gaming Group to play a variety of different games on a weekly basis. Enjoy video games, board/card games, and games with no props for two-three hours at a time every Friday night. Enjoy a friendly atmosphere with great people and fun games during our occasional tournaments for prizes, or raising money for charity during our annual Extra Life Gaming marathon!

Get Creative
This club allows students to develop their imaginative, creative abilities be it through art, music, decorating, etc. Sponsored club activities promote creativity of students both on and off campus, such as Decorate Your Dorm, etc.

Habitat for Humanity
The Mount takes pride in participating in the international volunteer program, Habitat for Humanity. Students work side by side to help rehabilitate and build affordable homes for families in need. Habitat for Humanity teaches students the importance and power of group efforts to help others.

Improvology
Improvology teaches students the techniques of improv performance and helps students build a strong foundation as a confident performer. No experience necessary to perform and learn with this group!

Knight Notes
Knight Notes is the school's A Capella choir. This performing club focuses on singing at several events on campus throughout the year and hosts a number of events for students to show their talents. 

Knight Productions
Knight Productions is a club dedicated to the development of new visual content and media created by students. This club teaches students how to use the latest camera and editing equipment. As a member, visual creativity will help bring the Mount community together and increase involvement on our campus.

Latino Student Union
Latino Student Union promotes campus awareness of Latino culture and history with programs such as Hispanic Heritage month. Social events such as Salsa lessons, movie nights, and dinners are also sponsored, giving students a chance to discuss and experience the Latino culture.

Learn Love
“But he/she loves me..." There has been a warped sense of love due to abusive relationships. People tend to feel trapped in something unhealthy because of societal normality. Love should not hurt, and we are here to make sure that you are known.

Love Your Melon
Love Your Melon campus crew is an exclusive crew made up of students who are determined to improve the lives of children battling cancer. We raise awareness by representing the Love Your Melon Fund through promotional events and we engage with our charitable programming initiatives.

Math Club
The Math Club promotes enthusiasm and interest in mathematics by exposing students to exciting branches of math in a casual, friendly, and fun atmosphere. The Math Club addresses the needs of students studying and/or interested in the field of mathematics. The club meets regularly and sponsors lectures, trips, and activities.

Nursing Student Union
This club sponsors nursing workshops and seminars to help provide support for, and expand the knowledge of, nursing students. NSU also sponsors campus blood drives.

Operation SSM (Students Supporting Military)
This club raises awareness and enlist not only the public's aid but the students of the community to help with the needs of injured service members, veterans, and those still serving.

The MSMC Pre-Law Society
The purpose of the MSMC Pre-Law Society shall be to enhance the minds of those who want to be introduced into the area of law and to increase the understanding of legal practitioners.

Social Sciences
To increase the educational values of students’ lives: to foster and provide an inclusive, respectful, and safe environment for all students; to strengthen the unity of purpose among students and to broaden the character of the student body through an effective democracy. 

Story Knights
Our aim is to give students the opportunity to write, share and critique the stories that they and others write to help them develop into better storytellers.

Student Business Association
The purpose of this organization is to organize activities that benefit the entire student body and provide meaningful career-related activities to do outside of the classroom that involve leadership opportunities. To bring together the business students of MSMC and educate them on real life experiences in the business world. Also, to better the community with the diverse knowledge of our business students.

Sustain MSMC
The purpose of this club is to promote awareness, educate, and provide activities that enhance and protect the environment. Sustain MSMC will be active each year in finding new ways to conserve resources we use on campus and give the students here a change to learn what they can do to reduce their ecological footprint. 


If you would like more information on joining or starting an SGA club, please visit the Student Activities Office in Hudson Hall 113 or email studentactivities@msmc.edu.