Clubs within the College of Science

All USU students interested in science are encouraged to participate in College of Science clubs related to their interests. Clubs provide instrumental educational experience, and clubs in each department are open to USU students.

Related organizations include the College of Science Ambassadors, and the Science Council. Students interested in science outreach may host a science learning activity at Science Unwrapped.

Biology

  • Industrial Hygiene Club - Involved in anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical and physical hazards in the workplace. Industrial Hygienists are dedicated to protecting these people as they can return home safely to their families each day. This club exposes members to IH by socializing with those already in the program and networking with local certified IH's. For more information, contact usuaiha@gmail.com

  • Entomology Club - The mission of the club is to provide a forum for students to learn about insects and present their ongoing research at Utah State University. We pride ourselves in the diversity of service opportunities we facilitate for students and the USU community through participation in events like Science Unwrapped, USU Insect Tours, and our holiday-themed events like "Fear No Weevil!" on Halloween. Contact the Entomology Club

  • Cadaver Tour Club - Assists Dr. Andy Anderson in providing tours for visiting high school students in an applicable college-credit class, EMTs, Paramedics, CNAs, Medical Assistants, Yoga Instructors, and other qualified groups. Contact the Cadaver Tour Club for more information.

  • H.A.R.T Africa Club - Organizes fund-raisers for humanitarian aid to Africa. Contact the H.A.R.T Africa Club for more information.

  • Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) - HOSA-Future Health Professionals is an international organization that helps students become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience. Activities such as guest speakers and internship opportunities are available through HOSA. Contact the Health Occupations Students of Americafor more information.

  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA) - The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is the oldest and largest independent organization of physicians-in-training in the US. The USU chapter’s mission is to provide significant experiences and peer support to inspire Pre-MED students to become involved in the community and to become exceptional physicians. Contact the American Medical Student Associationfor more information.

  • Pre-PT Club - We try to help everyone who is preparing for PT school. We provide information about what they can do now to lay out the groundwork in their journey of physical therapy. Additionally, we organize opportunities to hear from people who have been through the parts of the PT journey, and to hear from programs so they can be best prepared for application processes. Contact the Pre-PT Clubfor more information.

  • Pre-Med Club - Help students interested in medical school become the most competitive they can be through leadership, volunteering, service, physician networking, and research. We help students understand what it takes to become a physician. Contact the Pre-Med Clubfor more information.

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) - A student organization dedicated to foster active participation of students in encouraging scientific research and diversity on our campus. The main goal of the organization is promoting “the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM." Email: Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science | Website: SACNAS

Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Club - The Chemistry Club is involved in the community, especialy with local schools. Participants have the opportunity to attend seminars, guest speakers, and fieldtrips for career exploration. There are networking opportunities within the department and externally, around USU and Utah. Contact Dr. Yi Rao for more information.

Computer Science

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - The Association for Computing Machinery is a national organization which promotes computer machinery at USU. Contact the ACM Club for more information.

  • Association for Computing Machinery for Women (ACM-W) - Association for Computing Machinery for Women is the women's chapter of ACM. Contact the ACM-W Club for more information.

  • Free Software and GNU/Linux Club (FSLC) - Free Software and GNU/Linux Club is a community of professionals and students that love computing and strive for a better computing world. Contact Richard Loveland for more information.

  • HackUSU - HackUSU is bringing the hacker culture to our campus, community, and state through hackathons and other events. If you are interested in helping with this, please contact Chelsea Gunther, President of HackUSU.  (chelsea.gunther@usu.edu)

Geosciences

  • Geology Club - The Geology Club hosts meetings twice a month where we take hikes to explore local geology and rockhounding sites, utilize games and activities to educate students about geologic processes and the geoscience community, and engage with our local and campus communities through outreach events such as Rock ‘n’ Fossil Day and Science Unwrapped. Our goal is to spark interest in people who are not familiar with geology, to recruit and support students of all races, genders, sexualities, and abilities, and to promote a diverse and inclusive geosciences community at USU. Contact the Geology Club for additional information. | Website: Geology Club




Mathematics and Statistics

  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) - A non-profit organization that encourages women and girls to study and have active careers in mathematical sciences and promotes equal opportunities and equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences. Website: AWM

  • USU Data Science ClubThe purpose of the USU Data Science Club is to promote confidence with analyzing data and communicating results amongst USU students across all disciplines. We accomplish this through discussions with industry professionals, presentations by club members, and collaborative work on data science projects. Everyone is welcome, regardless of major or technical ability. For further details regarding club meetings and membership please email datascience@usu.edu

  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) - The SAIM aims to connect people interested in applied mathematics to those in science and technology. In our SIAM USU chapter, we encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and networking by holding regular colloquium talks, student socials, and various other activities for students interested in applied mathematics. Website: SIAM

Physics

  • Society of Physics Students - This is a fan club designed to allow students interested in physics to have an opportunity to perform research and be involved in science outreach.

  • Get Away Special Team - Provide USU students of all disciplines and experience levels with the change to get involved in microgravity research through hands-on project. Current projects include NASA Vomit Comet experience, CubeStats, and International Space Station experiments. Contact the Get Away Special Team

  • USU Women in Physics Group - Utah State University Women in Physics is a support, information, and advocacy group for graduate and undergraduate women in the USU Department of Physics. We provide support through social events and monthly lunches, as well as academic and mentoring opportunities. We serve as a liaison between women scientists and the department as a whole on issues of equity, respectful climate, and general support for equality and advancement of women in the field. Contact the USU Women in Physics Group

Additional USU Clubs