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UAS Student Organizations

Registration for student clubs is closed. Please stay tuned for spring registration in 2023!

Do you have an interest or hobby? Looking for a fun way to meet and hang out with other students who share your interests, make connections, and pad your resume? Check out the list of Active RSOs below!

Don't see the club you're looking for? Consider starting one of your own! The club registration process is easy, and as an official club you'll have access to resources not available to other groups on campus! For more information on starting clubs, see Registration tabs below.

Student Organization Information

Clubs are required to register themselves with SE&L every year. If your club has been registered in the past, you will be allowed to re-register each year by the end of September.

In order to meet the minimum qualifications, clubs must have three officer positions (President, Secretary, and Treasurer) a faculty/staff advisor, and be open to all UAS students. One person cannot hold more than one position.

Clubs must have a mission/purpose statement, goals and objectives, and hold regular meetings for general membership with notice on the Campus Calendar.

Important: Until each registration is complete, the club is considered inactive and will not be allowed to reserve rooms on campus or access its financial account.

You may update or change the information given in the form at any time by emailing the SE&L office.

  • "Campus club” means an organization whose membership is a combination of students and faculty, staff, alumni, and/or local community members with common goals and objectives.
  • “Student club” means an organization whose membership is solely students with common goals and objectives.
  • “Registered student organization” means an organization that has complied with the conditions set out in P09.07.040.B and C. and applicable MAU rules and procedures; registration provides a student organization the benefits set out in Regents' Policy 09.07.040.A.

President: the primary student contact for the student organization and the "external spokesperson" of the group who regularly interacts with other student organizations and University officials. They are the liaison between student organization and the advisor and other University or community contacts. The duties for this position should be tailored as the student organization deems necessary. The responsibilities of this position tend to include but are not limited to:

  • supervising all student organization meetings;
  • overseeing the process of student organization event planning;
  • completing all student organization purchase requests;
  • maintaining a current list of residences, email addresses, student ID numbers and phone numbers of the student organization officers, advisor and members;
  • submitting all required paperwork for student organization renewal;
  • holding a minimum of two meetings for the general membership per semester; and
  • submitting a semester and annual report of student organization activities.

Treasurer: all student organizations are required to elect or appoint a chief financial officer (Treasurer) to manage their financial matters. The treasurer should keep the officers and members informed about the student organization’s financial activities. The responsibilities of the treasurer include but are not limited to:


  • preparing the annual student organization budget;
  • monitoring the student organization’s budget;
  • completing an annual financial report for the student organization;
  • tending to the status of all purchase requests;
  • collecting funds and depositing to the student organization’s account;
  • paying bills;
  • keeping a record of all transactions, i.e. deposits, checks and adjusting entries; and
  • preparing monthly financial reports and documents to keep the student organization’s membership informed about the student organization’s financial situation.

Secretary: a person who assists with general club correspondence and funcitons within the organization. The responsibilities of the student organization secretary include but are not limited to:

  • taking minutes at every student organization meeting;
  • maintaining the student organization history for that academic year;
  • verifying all student organization purchase requests;
  • assisting with student organization projects where needed; and
  • maintaining communication between the student organization president and individual participants (this may include emails, letters, and phone calls).

Continuing clubs who fail to register for the following academic year by end of September of the Fall semester each year or fail to demonstrate activity for one full semester will go into "inactive" status. Inactive clubs  will not have access to any rights and privileges of official, registered clubs. Clubs will be notified of their inactive status. Appeals will be on a case by case basis. After one full calendar year of inactivity, any funds remaining in the club’s account will be returned to the Student Government general funds. In order to regain active status at any time during this year, clubs must complete the new club registration process and verify their status with the SE&L office.

Why Join a Student Club?

Student organizations are an essential part of campus life at the University of Alaska Southeast. Involvement in student organizations can enrich your experience as a UAS student and offer you the chance to develop leadership skills as well as strengthen your relationships with fellow students, your campus, and the Juneau community.

Joining or starting a club may help you:

  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Make connections with UAS faculty and staff
  • Make connections within the Juneau community
  • Relieve stress
  • Add new skills and experiences to your resume

If you have any questions about student clubs, please contact the Student Engagement & Leadership Office.

Registered Student Organization List

Purpose

Our mission is to share chess with students and develop our chess skills through friendly competitions.

Goals

  • Foster a place where students can learn chess
  • Sharpen chess skills
  • Have fun while becoming better strategists

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Weekly on Fridays at the UAS Rec Center from 5 - 8 p.m.

Purpose

Our purpose is to create and foster a fun and welcoming environment where anyone can play games and make new friends along the way.

Goals

  • Be a safe and inviting group.
  • Stimulate engagement with events and friendly competition.
  • Encourage trying new things, such as hobbies and play styles of games.

Contact


Membership Type

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Every Saturday, Egan 218, 219, 223, 224, 225 | 5 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Purpose

Our purpose is to show mathematics outside of the classroom. This includes looking at fun facts, presentations, or challenge problems from journals. All students welcome no matter what level they are in.

Goals

  • Show mathematics outside of the classroom.
  • Have fun while exploring new mathematical ideas.
  • Host talks on various mathematical topics or events.

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Friday, November 18 and Friday, December 2 at The Learning Center from 4 - 5 p.m.

Purpose

It shall be the mission of the Accounting Club to:

  • promote interest in the accounting profession as a career,
  • educate students about the various career paths available to accountants,
  • provide opportunities for members to interact with other accounting students, faculty, and leaders in the business community, and
  • take advantage of community volunteer opportunities for which club members can share their accounting expertise and spread the visibility of the Accounting Club.

Goals

  • providing a welcoming environment for all students interested in an accounting career,
  • increasing understanding and appreciation of the accounting profession,
  • drawing attention to members’ accomplishments,
  • improving awareness of the variety in accounting careers,
  • providing members with information about job opportunities and other matters of interest, and
  • providing other formal and informal opportunities for accounting students to expand their business and social skills.

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Please email the President and/or Club Advisor for meeting info.

Purpose

To connect active duty military, Veteran, and Veterans’ spouses and dependents to the campus community.

Goals

  • Provide opportunities to connect online to increase community.
  • Offer events that would be of interest to club members and the campus community.
  • Offer a venue for open discussion and veteran related concerns/issues.

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

For meeting dates and times, please contact the club directly.

Purpose

As a leadership club, our purpose is to work closely with the UAS and community organizations to foster a better understanding of our states' wonderful tribes and  promote an awareness of our state's cultural and social issues.

Goals

  • Our goal is to contribute to a student-centered inclusive environment.
  • Our objectives include honoring diversity, celebrating cultural traditions and knowledge, and enhance the learning experiences of our fellow UAS students.

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Fridays | 12 - 2 p.m. | Native & Rural Student Center

Purpose

Our primary objective is to help people know Christ. The Mosaic Campus Ministry is about helping individuals achieve excellence in all parts of their lives and enabling them to be a more vital part of their churches and communities. We achieve this by:

  • REACHING out to members of the UAS and Juneau communities
  • CONNECTING them to like-minded believers
  • SUPPORTING them as they deepen their faith
  • TEACHING them how to live a loving, service-based, and mission-oriented lifestyle

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Fridays at 6 p.m. at the UAS Upper Housing Lodge

Purpose

Our purpose is to explore the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures outside the classroom.

Goals

  • Learn more about the Spanish language
  • Explore and celebrate Hispanic cultures
  • Prepare and enjoy traditional Hispanic meals

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Please contact the club directly for meeting information.

Purpose

  • Outdoor Studies is an intensive humanities program that offers students the opportunity to develop skills and characteristics that are essential to success as a leader in outdoor and adventure settings and to better understand the human relationship to the natural world.

Goals:

  • Travel the outdoor world
  • Communicate and enjoy each others company
  • Fundraise for the outdoor studies program

Contact

Who Can Participate

Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

Please contact the club directly for meeting dates and times.

Purpose

  • Our purpose is to practice and compete in Traditional Games.

Goals

  • Teaching and sharing the traditions around Alaska Native Games
  • Motivate students to gather and stay active

Contact

Who Can Participate

  • Open to all UAS Students.

Meetings

  • Weekly on Wednesdays from 6 - 8 p.m. and Sundays from 2 - 4 p.m. | UAS Rec Center 

Purpose

  • The purpose of this club is to investigate and explore the outdoor intertidal zones, giving short informational guidance on said zones, and providing fun, adventurous projects to its members

Goals

  • To explore the intertidal zone and create a comprehensive catalog of native flora and fauna for areas nearby.

Contact

Who Can Participate

  • Open to all UAS Students, faculty, staff & community members.

Meetings

  • Please contact the club directly for meeting dates and times.