Get involved - with 40+ clubs & organizations on campus!
When you join a student organization at Worcester State University, you develop lifelong learning skills that contribute to intellectual enrichment and to success following graduation. Research consistently demonstrates that if you are active and involved in campus life, you are more likely to stay in school, thrive academically, and complete your degree than students who stay on the sidelines.
Major Clubs & Organizations
Explore the major organizations that have made Worcester State a better place for years on end. Join and make contributions that will benefit the study body right away and last long after your graduation.Learn about Student Involvement
Explore the major organizations that have made Worcester State a better place for years on end. Join and make contributions that will benefit the study body right away and last long after your graduation.
Active Minds works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues and provides information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness. Members aim to remove the stigma that surrounds mental health issues through campus-wide events.
Campus Ambassadors (CA)
Campus Ambassadors is a Christian fellowship open to all Worcester State students. CA sponsors weekly Bible studies, campus-wide programs and speakers, retreats, and social events.
Commuter Activities Board (CAB)
CAB is a major organization that creates programs for commuter students and addresses commuter-related issues. Programs include monthly commuter breakfasts, Commuter Appreciation Week, the Duck Hunt scavenger hunt, a paintball trip, and more.
Dance Company allows students to learn and perform different types of dance including tap, jazz, hip hop, and contemporary. Members of all skill levels and abilities have the opportunity to perform at recitals held at the end of each semester.
Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic, and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Through membership in Enactus, these leaders gain knowledge and expertise in guiding community projects.
Intercultural Student Alliance (ISA)
ISA is an organization that brings diversity and enhances pluralism on campus through campus and community activities that reflect the unique cultural backgrounds of the Worcester State community. Events include Latin Heritage Month, Black History Month, the Multicultural Party, and lectures by special guests.
LGBTQ+ Alliance provides students at Worcester State and within the community with a forum for the issues relating to sexual orientation and sexuality and provide a place to socialize and plan campus programs. Members of LGBTQ+ Alliance aim to encourage understanding and acceptance of members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Games Club is open to students who are interested in participating in a wide variety of games, including video games, board games, card games, or live action role playing games. Events include Magic drafts and video game tournaments.
Student Government Association/Student Senate
As the governing body of Worcester State students, the Student Government Association and Student Senate work together to respond to issues and concerns relative to student life, advocate for student needs and rights, and allocate funds to student organizations each year. Elections for open positions are held at the beginning of each semester.
Student Events Committee (SEC)
SEC is the major student programming board on campus, and are responsible for over 60 events each year. Its purpose is to develop a large variety of programs and events, which include Spring Week, comedy shows, novelties, lectures, trips, and live music.
WSUR, the campus radio station, exposes students to different musical artists, styles, backgrounds, and alternative radio programming. Students are responsible for managing the radio and hosting radio shows throughout the week.
Special Interest Clubs & Organizations
If you have a specific interest that you want to pursue, look no further than the special interest clubs at Worcester State! These clubs have less members but just as much dedication to their topics as major organizations.Learn about Student Involvement
If you have a specific interest that you want to pursue, look no further than the special interest clubs at Worcester State! These clubs have less members but just as much dedication to their topics as major organizations.
Asian Boba Club
This is a club dedicated to breaking down cultural barriers and creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all Worcester State students. They share various aspects of Asian culture to enrich peers in a fun, educational way through traditions, cuisine, language and more.
Almost Off Book
The purpose of Almost Off Book is to provide opportunities to students that have interest in any aspect of theatre which includes acting, directing, design, and management as well as connecting with others who work and study in theatre.
The purpose of Amnesty International, Worcester State University Chapter is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. They also endeavor to ensure that everyone at Worcester State knows what human rights are and has the opportunity to take action to protect them.
The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Black Student Union
The purpose of this organization is to bring a sense of community to empower the Black or African American students of Worcester State. To spread awareness of problems individuals may deal with, educate others and celebrate black excellence.
This club is excited to bake, decorate, and deliver cupcakes and pupcakes to local soup kitchens, hospitals, and animal shelters while building a community among Worcester State students with an interest for baking and community involvement.
Chess Club brings people who have an interest in chess playing together in a friendly environment. Members will both learn how to play as well as participate in competition with one another.
A student-led group with the purpose of introducing students to the Christian faith, encouraging Christians to grow in their faith, and providing opportunities to serve the local and global community. Offers events, volunteer & travel opportunities, retreats, and a weekly bible study.
Criminal Justice Club
This organization comes together to enhance the Worcester State community’s educational opportunities related to the field of criminal justice, and to broaden the community’s view of criminal justice.
Drag Club would give people who do drag, like drag, or have never heard of drag, a safe place to talk about what’s going on in the drag world. Also a main goal of drag club would be setting up events around campus like drag shows, drag bingo, and Rupaul’s Drag Race viewing parties.
eSports Club brings the Worcester State gaming community together and allows students to compete in various games. Members can form a gaming team to participate in tournaments under Worcester State. They also have trivia nights.
Falafel Friends is a student organization open to all students. It exists to provide support for Worcester State University’s Jewish community and allies. Falafel Friends strives to share Jewish and Israeli culture, traditions, activities, and more through events and general meetings. Falafel Friends will also spread awareness about antisemitism and antizionism in the context of its relevance in today’s society and its relevance on the Worcester State campus.
Haitian Student Union
The Haitian Student Union focuses on providing students on campus a safe space to learn more about Haitian culture through exposing the rich history, food, music, activities, and all of what Haiti has to offer. The foundation of the Haitian Student Union is built upon providing more space for students to experience diversity on campus. Members believe that many students enjoy the environment on campus that provides an appreciation to the country of Haiti that this club established.
Hiking Club helps connect people with the outdoors while practicing leave no trace principles. Hiking Club offers members opportunities to explore the nature around them and hike new trails that they may have not experienced before. The club provides different hikes with varying levels of difficulty for members of different hiking experience levels.
The purpose of this club shall be to provide an open creative outlet for students interested in any form of creative writing and/or art. The club will provide any criticism, aid, or feedback to members as well as create group
projects featuring members’ works.
It's On Us
Worcester State’s It’s On Us chapter is a part of a national organization dedicated to ending sexual assault. Through advocacy and outreach they supply students on campus with resources on consent, how to be an active bystander, and help available to victims of sexual assault.
Le Cercle Francis (French Club)
French Club is open to any students wishing to learn more about French language and culture. Experience France through culture, food, and speaking.
French Club est ouvert à tous les étudiants souhaitant en savoir plus sur la langue et la culture françaises. Découvrez la France à travers la culture, la gastronomie et la parole.
Math club provides an opportunity for students to come together and pursue a common interest in mathematics.
Muslim Student Association
This club is designed to create a safe space that allows Muslim students to embrace their identity and come together to support each other through promoting friendly relations between Muslims and non-Muslims on campus and the community at large. This will occur though conducting social, cultural, and religious activities in order to educate others.
National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
NSSLHA benefits its members by continually improving its support, promotion, and advocacy of the highest quality preparation of professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science. Members also work to promote and heighten awareness of communications and disorders to the community.
The purpose of the organization is to network with different health professionals in the community, and to gain knowledge of how to apply to health-related universities.
Political Science Club
This club looks to inform the campus about the political science program and encourage the growth of the department. They seek to promote job and internship opportunities in politics, law, and government. They host discussions on political topics at their own meetings and at events where they encourage others from the campus community outside the club to join for friendly and respectful discussion and debate.
Public Health Club
The purpose of the organization shall be to provide collaboration, mentorship, tutoring, and internship opportunities for students interested specifically in Public Health and in Health Education.
Salvation International Prayer
The purpose of the organization is to change lives and secure one’s destiny in Christ. Members aim to provide an intimate, diverse community for college students to learn and practice being a Christian. A priority of the organization is also focusing on the importance of prayer and worship while being a college student.
Sports Club looks to provide a place where people can connect with other sports fans on campus, make new friends, bond over their favorite teams/players, and play recreational/intramural games. They look to build a community among Worcester State students with an interest in learning more about certain sports.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
SNA promotes health education and disease prevention in the Worcester area and on Worcester State’s campus. Members organize community service activities and fundraise to support their efforts.
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
SOTA provides occupational therapy students with a supportive network, organizes social events and fundraising activities, and creates awareness about the field of Occupational Therapy across campus. SOTA also establishes a link with affiliated professional organizations.
This club works to help bridge the gap between Worcester, its people, and Worcester State University through exploration, service, and community involvement.
WooServe welcomes all students looking to civically engage with the greater Worcester area through community service. This includes, but is not limited to, work for charities, community projects, and other miscellaneous service projects that promote involvement on or off campus.
Get outside and involved when you join a club for sports. You do not need to be in an official Worcester State sports team to become a member of any of the following clubs.
The Cheerleading Team provides students the opportunity to cheer and compete against other teams with the same goal. Members can also enhance their cheerleading skills within a supportive team atmosphere. Membership to the Cheerleading Team is determined by tryouts.
Dance Team gives students the chance to dance and perform on an advanced team and compete against other teams with the same goal. Becoming a member of the Dance Team will provide team members with the opportunity to enhance their dance technique and provide a quality team experience. Membership to the Dance Team is determined by tryouts.
The Equestrian Team is open to any student interested in participating and furthering their equestrian skills as well as demonstrating their riding abilities. Members will compete with other intercollegiate riding teams in equestrian events.
Lacrosse Club team members compete against other colleges and universities with club lacrosse programs. Members also aim to achieve club sport status and become a member of the Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League. Lacrosse Club is open to any student interested in learning and playing lacrosse in a competitive setting.
Other Student Groups & Community Service Opportunities
The Senior Class Committee provides programs for the students of their class year. Members of the Senior Class Committee are chosen from an applicant pool at the end of their junior year. Membership on the committee will continue throughout their senior year.
If you have a high cumulative GPA at Worcester State, you may qualify for membership in the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society (ODK). Membership is by invitation only. Invited students are then able to apply for membership into the ODK Honor Society. Membership is based on cumulative GPA and leadership both on campus and within the community.
As a students at Worcester State, you are encouraged to get involved in the local community. You can join WooServe, a student organization focused on community service, or can stop by the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership Development to learn more about local volunteer and service opportunities.
Got a particular passion? Start a club!
Maybe the organization which fits your goals or interests doesn’t exist yet – at Worcester State you have the ability to create your own club. Learn how to begin the process of becoming a club leader:
Find other students who are interested in creating the club.
Meet with the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development.
Set up a general-interest meeting.