Clubs & Organizations
St. Thomas University offers students an opportunity to become involved in many different clubs and organizations on campus. Clubs and organizations range in their goals from academic, social and athletic to awareness building. If you don’t see the right club for you, think about starting a new club! Additionally, new clubs are always forming, so check out the Student Involvement Fairs, club meetings, and visit the Student Government Association Office (SGA) to stay up-to-date. Being a part of a campus club or organization can greatly enrich your experience at St. Thomas University.
Student organizations form the basis of co-curricular life at St. Thomas University and are an important element to educating the total person. Outlined below is the process by which you can propose a student organization that is recognized by the Student Affairs and the University.
A student organization seeking recognition must be non-discriminatory and open to the entire STU undergraduate and graduate populations. All proposed student organizations and any affiliated national organizations must adhere to the goals and mission of St. Thomas University and the principles of the Catholic Church. Please note that not all proposed new student organizations will be approved based on several factors including but not limited to the number of similar organizations, the interest and sustainability, the use of campus resources, appropriateness, and support of the mission and vision of the University and the Catholic Church. In addition, no organization can be in support of any specific political candidate for any election.
Click here to download the Student Clubs/Organization Packet
Accounting Students Association
The Mission of the Accounting Student Association is to provide intellectual growth in the field of accounting, especially introducing students to the practice of accounting in public and private business settings. The organization serves as a bridge to work-life in the field of accounting. We also hope to establish relationships among students and with practitioners. The Accounting Student Association is dedicated to transforming our members from students to Accounting Leaders for Life.
The purpose of our club is to turn our club members in to Business Leaders. This will be accomplished by bringing Business Leaders to inspire young intellectual minds, which will make the business world a better place.
The Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club is a social and academic society whose goals are to increase student involvement on campus as well as provide a hands-on understanding of the Criminal Justice field. One of our goals is to create a spirited and prideful environment at St. Thomas University while helping students develop communication & leadership skills for life through various outlets. We also promote awareness in social areas around our community when dealing with police stigmatization, domestic violence, law, deviance and juvenile delinquency. Click here to find us on Facebook.
Cyber Security Club
The goal of Cyber Security Club (CSC) is to expand recognition of Cyber Security related disciplines, by extending education beyond the classroom. CSC will promote the education of and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of cyber security, IS audit, and assurance.. (www.stu.edu/c2s2)
Future Teachers of America (F.T.A.)
“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” W.B. Yeats. Future Teachers of America is affiliated with Future Educators Association, which is a nationally recognized worldwide. FTA is a federally recognized Career and Technical Student Organization. FTA’s mission is to enhance the appreciation of teaching in the 21st century in order to provide the greatest opportunities and challenges through community service and research in order to take an active role in shaping the future. Come join us to help elevate the image of teaching, FTA attracts dynamic and diverse students who will become tomorrow’s great educators. Click here for more information.
American Chemical Society
The American Chemical Society Club is an organization which provides learning and growing opportunities for all individuals in the name of science and expands horizons for all future prospects. The club plans to create a long-standing organization within the St. Thomas community that provides students the opportunity to learn and be more integrated within the community. American Chemical Society seeks to integrate diversity in the community with the purpose of academically advancing and enriching the lives of the community.
Political Science Club
We, the people of the St. Thomas University Political Science Club aim to educate and promote awareness of political activity and civic responsibility among the student body. Our objective is to engage the community in relevant issues that influence groups at large.
The purpose of the Economics Club is to promote economic literacy and raise awareness about the Economic issues and policies that affect our everyday lives to the students, irrespective of their major. The club plans to bring all students with an interest in Economics together, raise awareness of the importance of Economic knowledge in the life of students and the university’s community, and promote undergraduate research in Economics.
Nursing Student Association (N.S.A.)
Nursing Student Association is dedicated to provide an environment for nursing students to grow professionally, intellectually through social networking and community services, and become excellent caring leaders. NSA promotes integrity and caring values for all humans.
Black Student Union
To serve as the primary public support organization for the Black Student Union and for the students within the school, and to educate the student community on African American History, allowing everyone to get a better understanding of how society is shaped today.
Caribbean Students Association (C.S.A.)
The STU Caribbean Student Association was initially formed to unite the Caribbean students attending this institution. This organization also creates cohesiveness among all Caribbean islands including other countries so as to enlighten each other about the cultural diversities surrounding us. Click here to find us on Facebook.
Poetry, Theatre, and Arts Association (P.T.A.)
P.T.A.’s mission is for students to find themselves through creativity and showcase their talents. They want to make everyone feel welcome and put their creativity to work and ensure a safe place for artist to blossom. P.T.A. plans to expand the knowledge of the different forms of art to the students. The club plans to create a safe environment for all artist to develop their skills and talents.