Clubs and Organizations
More than 30 student organizations representing a wide array of interests are active at NDNU. Student organizations are an important part of student activities and allow you to pursue your special interests—both new ones and those you bring to campus.
Student Life and Leadership works with student organizations in planning on-campus meetings, workshops, speakers, cultural programs, service projects and other special events. Getting involved in a student organization is a great way to meet others, develop leadership skills, and pursue your interests. You can get involved at whatever level works best for you.
Academic Clubs and Organizations
Provides business related discussions and acts as a bridge to the local community through community outreach events.
Cultural/Ethnic Clubs and Organizations
- Black Student Union (BSU)
BSU works to bring cultural awareness of the African-American community to NDNU and the surrounding community.
- Hawaii Club
This club works to promote a better understanding of the Hawaiian culture on the NDNU campus and Belmont community. Additionally this club seeks to create a welcoming environment for NDNU students from Hawaii.
- Isang Lahi
Isang Lahi aims to teach the Filipino culture through active participation in the club, promote unity, community service, and establish cultural awareness within NDNU and its’ surrounding community.
- Latinos Unidos
Latinos Unidos works to establish a foundation of unity and understanding among the diverse cultures of NDNU.
- The Portuguese American Student Union
This club hopes to spread knowledge, awareness, and celebrate the Portuguese culture on the NDNU campus and its’ surrounding community.
- Muslim Student Association
The MSA hopes to serve the Muslim students of NDNU and engage with the student body in issues related Islam and spread awareness of the culture.
Honorary Societies and Organizations
- Alpha Mu Gamma
Alpha Mu Gamma recognizes the linguistic achievement, encourages interest in the languages, literatures, and civilization of other people, and furthers the ideals of friendship and international understanding.
- Delta Epsilon Sigma
Delta Epsilon Sigma is a National honor society for men and woman of Catholic colleges and universities. The chapter recognizes academic accomplishments, fosters scholarly activities, and provides an intellectual meeting ground for its members. Students are nominated for membership.
- Omicron Delta Kappa
The Omicron Delta Kappa Society is the national leadership honor society for college students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership, and exemplary character.
- Phi Alpha Delta
Phi Alpha Delta is an internationally recognized pre-law organization that helps students interested in pursuing a legal profession.
- Psi Chi
Psi Chi is a psychology honor society that focuses to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
- Sigma Beta Delta
Sigma Beta Delta is a National Honor Society in business, management, and administration.
Leadership/Activities Board(s) & Student Government
- Argonaut Orientation Team
Orientation Team is selected in January to work with new students and families to help with the transition into NDNU.
- Associated Students (ASNDNU)
The Associated Students of Notre Dame de Namur University is the official student governing body of the University. The purpose of ASNDNU is to provide for the general welfare of the Association and the University.
- Bonner Leader Program
The NDNU Bonner program is committed to development of NDNU students into social activists with an understanding of effective leadership techniques, a deeper sense of civic commitments, and a profound appreciation for equality in all of its forms.
- Programming Board
This board develops and provides quality programs and events that are accessible and relevant to the needs of the NDNU community.
- Residence Hall Association (RHA)
Residence Hall Association is a representative organization that empowers on-campus residents to play an active role in residence halls through service, educational and social programming, and leadership opportunities. RHA also enacts change through legislation and advocates the issues and concerns of residents with the ultimate goal of making the residence halls of NDNU a more respectful and united community.
- Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is the voice of the NDNU student athletes. This committee hopes to involve the student body in athletics and increase community engagement and service.
- Toastmasters International
Toastmasters hopes to provide a safe forum to speak; practice, sharpen, and improve public speaking skills and grow in leadership skills.
Political/Social Awareness Clubs/Organizations
- Students for Sustainability
Students for Sustainability promotes a healthier earth, organic lifestyle, sustainability and environment.
Spiritual & Service Clubs/Organizations
- Spirituality Team
This team works with the Center for Spirituality to promote the personal and spiritual development of NDNU students.
- Young Christian Students (YCS)
YCS bring awareness of Jesus Christ to campus and provide spiritual support to all NDNU students and staff.
Special Interest Clubs
- Acapella Group
This group is comprised of NDNU students who love music and are not afraid to express themselves through the gift of music. We will practice, rehearse, and perform music on and around campus.
- Argo Field Hockey Club
This club hopes to establish recognition and awareness of field hockey at NDNU and its surrounding community.
A student run club to promote NDNU pride and spirit at all athletic games.
- The Bohemian
The Bohemian organizes, edits, prints, and publicizes the NDNU art and literary magazine.
- Classique Cinema Int. Film Society
To screen and make accessible to members and students films of the world.
- Debate Team
The Debate Team hopes to satisfy the hunger for competitive college debate on campus and strengthen democracy on campus.
- Redefining Beauty Club
The purpose of this organization is to allow people of all ages to have a safe haven to accept themselves for who they are and what they look like.