Academic/Major-Based Organizations

Please note that while some of our academic organizations are limited to specific majors, many are open to any student with an interest in that field, regardless of major.

AIGA: Radford

AIGA: Radford is a student group dedicated to providing creative opportunities and contests to graphic design and art majors as well as those students interested in graphic arts. 

Alpha Kappa Psi (Business)

Alpha Kappa Psi is a Professional Co-ed Business Fraternity, founded in 1904 with the purpose of developing its members into principled business leaders. 

Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice)

Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students. 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists – Student Special Interest Group at Radford University

AAOMPT at RU is a club within the Doctor of Physical Therapy program designed to bring students together for the purposes of evaluating literature, practicing manual techniques, and learning applicable treatments to common cases seen in clinical practice. 

American Choral Directors Association

An organization dedicated to supporting music and music educators in our community, with a specialized interest in choral music.

American Marketing Association

Radford's American Marketing Association chapter provides students with a unique chance to better themselves in their professions and marketing skills.

American Society of Interior Designers

We are the Radford University student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. 

Anthropology Club

The Anthropology Club here at Radford University is open to anyone with an interest in humans. We address humans through the four field approach of anthropology and touch on topics involving culture, the skeleton, language, and archaeology. 

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. 

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists

This is a student chapter of the national Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists.

Athletic Training Student Association

Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who provide prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries. 

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an accounting and finance honors society. Our mission is to promote the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines, and recognize outstanding academic achievements.

Beta Beta Beta

We are a group of students who are interested in all things Biology. We offer students of all academic years and majors opportunities to explore careers in the Biological field, learn more about applications of different Biology degrees, discuss undergraduate research occurring in the Radford University Biology Department, and make some friends with similar interests and goals. 

Chemistry Club (American Chemical Society)

We are a Student Affiliated Chapter of the American Chemical Society. We are a group of students who meet weekly to discuss ways to reach out to the community by enriching their minds with chemistry. 

Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling)

CSI is an international honor society that values academic and professional excellence in counseling. 

Counseling Psychology Student Organization

CPSO is a social and philanthropic organization for students in the Counseling Psychology doctoral program at Radford University.

Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club at Radford University works to provide members with wide opportunities of different activities with local and state law enforcement organizations to help them gain experience in the field and job familiarization.

Cyber Defense Club

The Cyber Defense Club is devoted to providing an environment for our members to expand and share their skills and experience in the cyber security field.

Delta Sigma Pi (Business)

The Omicron Pi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi was founded on March 27, 2004 at Radford University. We are a tight-knit brotherhood of aspiring business professionals who represent the College of Business and Economics. 

Equality in Computing

The purpose of this organization is to provide support equality in computer science, technology, and related fields, regardless of major and minor as well as provide a positive learning environment for those interested in current issues and current technology. 

Financial Management Association

Established in 1970, the Financial Management Association International (FMA) is a global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making.

Future Social Studies Teachers Club

The purpose of the Future Social Studies Teachers Club is to provide opportunities for future social studies teachers in preparing them for their career as social studies educators. 

Geography Club

The Geography Club focuses on bringing people together to have fun and explore the world around us. We host plenty of activities like hiking, camping, cookouts, and much more. 

Geological Society

 We meet monthly or more often, go on really cool field trips, sometimes local, but sometimes several hours away and we camp for the weekend looking for gemstones and fossils.

Grammy U

GRAMMY U is a unique and fast-growing community of college students, primarily between the ages of 17 and 25, who are pursuing a career in the recording industry.

Harmony in Motion (Dance)

H.I.M. is a dance organization at Radford University. We raise money throughout the year to fund dance conferences or other need of the department.

Independent Women Achieving Goals in Education

We discuss women in leadership, development of skills, relationships, and just about any topic that positively influences and motivates our women to live their best life!

Kappa Delta Pi (Education)

Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honors Society for educators.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon (Criminal Justice)

The focus of the fraternity is the furthering of Criminal Justice education and support through professional interaction with criminal justice agencies in our community.

Medieval Studies Club

Our goal is to educate and entertain students of Radford University with the sciences, arts, and traditions of the Medieval periods while connecting this knowledge to current trends and relevant discussion.

Music Therapy Student Organization of Radford University

The Music Therapy Student Organization of Radford University is a club for both Music Therapy majors and non-majors. We aim to promote Music Therapy in the Radford community, both on campus and off campus. 

National Association for Music Education

National, professional, collegiate organization for pre-service music educators.

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association – Radford Chapter

The National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association is a student-led organization for future speech-language pathologists and audiologists. 

Percussion Group

The Percussion Program at Radford University strives to provide students with a comprehensive education in percussion and music, working towards the goal of preparing students with the necessary skills and knowledge that are required to succeed in today’s competitive music market.

Photography Club

The purpose of the Photography Club is to provide members an environment where they can develop artistically through the common interest of photography. 

Physical Therapy Club

The purpose of the Physical Therapy Club at Radford University is to provide information and support to any student interested in becoming a Physical Therapist.

Political Science Society

The Political Science Society is an student-run club that attempts to foster political values, leadership and give its members the opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge outside of the classroom that could be useful in their future professional lives.

Pre-Dental Club

We are the number one resource on campus for all of your future Dental School needs.

Pre-Med Association

The PMA is aimed to serve as a resource for undergraduate students whose goal is to enter the medical field.

Pre-Occupational Therapy Club

The purpose of the Pre-Occupational Therapy Club is to provide undergraduate students with an organization that aims to increase awareness of the profession of occupational therapy, provide information regarding accredited graduate schools and their requirements, provide a support system for pre-occupational therapy students, while also providing service opportunities to the community. 

Psi Chi (Psychology)

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. 

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club at Radford University welcomes those who have a general interest in psychology and psychological principles.

Radio Broadcasting Club

The Radio Broadcasting Club seeks to give its students an engaging introduction to the field of communications. 

Rho Phi Lambda (Recreation, Parks, & Tourism)

Rho Phi Lambda is a national honor's fraternity in Recreation, Parks and Tourism.

School Psychology Graduate Organization

The School Psychology Graduate Organization includes graduate students from the school psychology program.

Sigma Alpha Iota

Sigma Alpha Iota is an international professional music fraternity for women.

Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish)

Nosotros estamos unidos para ayudar integrar su idioma con su carrera. We are united to help integrate your language with your career.

Society of Human Resource Management

SHRM works to provide leadership, education, and research to human resource professionals across business sectors, and serve as an advocate (often collaborating with other organizations) to ensure that policymakers, lawmakers and regulators are aware of key people concerns facing organizations and the human resource profession.

Society of Physics Students

The purpose of this chapter is to promote an interest in physics to students of Radford University.

Sociology Club

Join us in powerful discussions surrounding social issues including media, the environment, race, gender, cultures, and much more.

STEM Club

The STEM Club is the club for the College of Science and Technology that focuses on social and co-curricular events centered on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (the STEM part of our name).

Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at Radford University aims to gain members professional development while promoting a greater understanding of nutrition and wellness and providing interaction and learning opportunities for all students interested in nutrition.

Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization

Among many other objectives, this organization aims to enhance the career opportunities available to students by supplying them with a unique academic and business experience.

Student Nurses Organization

We are a group of pre-nursing and nursing students who volunteer our time, knowledge, and compassion to foster a sense of community within Radford University and the New River Valley.

Student Virginia Education Association

The Radford Chapter of the Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) is aligned with the Virginia Education Association (VEA) and National Education Association (NEA). The NEA and VEA work together to lobby for teacher's rights. 

The VEX Robotics Club

The VEX Robotics Club at Radford University aims to teach students to design and build robots for VEX competitions. It allows students to work as a team to accomplish a common goal and gain experience in STEM.

The Wildlife Society

Students get involved in the world of wildlife by meeting professionals and gaining advice from their experiences and research, as well as getting to work with and handle wildlife hands on at our many events offered every year.

Women’s Studies Club

Women’s & Gender studies is an interdisciplinary field that focuses on women, gender, and issues of diversity and (in)equality both locally and globally. RU Women’s Studies hosts, sponsors, and co-sponsors a variety of intriguing events including faculty lectures, visiting scholar presentations, exhibits, performances, and the annual Gender Studies Conference.