Civic Engagement

Alpha Phi Alpha

All chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha take great pride in being a part of this organization which holds the slogan of being, FIRST OF ALL, SERVANTS OF ALL, and WE SHALL TRANSCEND ALL!

Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-educational service fraternity founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Service.

Be the Match on Campus

The purpose of the Be The Match on Campus at Radford University shall be to promote awareness of Leukemia, Lymphoma, Sickle Cell Anemia, and other blood cancers on the Radford University campus as well as in the New River Valley community.

Black Leaders Attaining Careers

Black Leaders Attaining Careers goal is to promote academic achievement for minorities, to enhance and develop one's leadership skills, to prepare students for life outside of the university and post academia.

Black Student Alliance

An organization of socially conscious student leaders here to provide the campus and campus community with quality informational and educational programs concerning multicultural organizations at Radford University. The Black Student Alliance is not established here at Radford University to be subtle and passive, but serve to represent the political and active concerns of the multicultural community here at Radford University.

Car Club at Radford University

The Car Club at Radford University aims to promote a greater understanding of the car community and provide interaction and learning opportunities for people interested in racing, customizing, and building cars. We plan on having events such as BBQs, drive in movies, car show competitions, and more. At said events stations will be set up to spread awareness and raise money for charity.

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. We enjoy having social events to get to know the majors and the faculty. We also interact with the community through community service events. Any majors are welcome to join, you do not have to be a chemistry major, but an interest in chemistry is encouraged!

Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon at RU

The purpose of the organization is to serve the children and families that are a part of the Children’s Miracle Network locally and worldwide. The Children’s Miracle Network is a national sector that raises money for children, families, and hospitals nationwide to provide proper medical equipment and any other needs that the patients may encounter.

Circle K International

Circle K international (CKI) is an international organization; there are clubs all over the world. We are part of Kiwanis international and a brother/sister club to Key Club. We are devoted to Service, Fellowship and Leadership.

Citizen Leader

Student leadership experience that offers resume boosting, development of a digital identity, graduation distinction, development of critical thinking skills, civic engagement exploration, and development of leadership skills through a combination of coursework, co-curricular activities, and classroom and beyond student projects.

College Mentors for Kids

Mentors learn about the resources their campus offers, leadership skills and the need for positive role models in their communities. At College Mentors for Kids, we motivate kids and college students to reach their full potential to positively impact the community.

College of Education and Human Development Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassadors will cordially represent the undergraduate College of Education & Human Development for Radford University. Undergraduate student representatives from Health and Human Performance, Nutrition, Athletic Training, Recreation, Parks & Tourism, and School of Teacher Education and Leadership will provide a student perspective to prospective students and their families while working with the Advising Center staff to answer general questions.

College Republicans

College Republicans main goal is to promote conservative views on campus and also be a group where people with similar politicians views can meet and talk about current issues.

Green Team Environmental Club

We are a group of students that strive to promote the importance of embracing a sustainable lifestyle. We host many fun events on campus throughout the year to help engage students in sustainability initiatives. Anyone can join at any time!

Mu Phi Epsilon (Music)

Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, professional music fraternity whose mission is to advance music in the community, nation, and throughout the world, to promote musicianship, scholarship, therapy, and education, with emphasis on service through music, and to enhance loyalty to the Alma Mater and develop true bonds of friendship. Mu Phi Epsilon provides an incredible opportunity to serve your campus and your community, to further your musical education, to enrich your college experience, and to create bonds that can last throughout a lifetime. We are a family and we would love for you to be a part of it!

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is not your average honors organization. We recognize academic achievement and provide opportunities for members to develop leadership skills. Members positively change their campuses and communities by participating in service activities as they prepare for future endeavors like internships, graduate school, and careers. Along the way, members often make valuable connections with fellow high-achieving students. This involvement can make college a more rewarding experience.

NextGen America at Radford University

Register students to vote and engage students in the political process

Pass the Peace at RU

The goal of this organization will be: (1) to work towards providing the 3 basic needs; food, water, and shelter to individuals who can’t provide them for themselves (including both people and animals), (2) to provide resume-worthy work experience for anyone interested in working alongside a non-profit setting without the pressure of the external business.

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity takes the best attributes from an honor society, a service group and a social organization and blends them into one organization unique from all others. Phi Sigma Pi is the premier National Honor Fraternity in existence. We are major inclusive, gender-inclusive, and take pride in our overall diversity. Phi Sigma Pi at Radford will offer you lifelong friendships, opportunities, and connections. We encourage and emphasize our three ideals of 1)scholarship 2)leadership and 3)fellowship. No matter who you are, there is a place for you in our chapter of Phi Sigma Pi.

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. Members will utilize the field of photography to understand social issues through visual art.

Red Cross Club at RU

The Red Cross Club at Radford University is a service oriented campus club that is directly linked to the local American Red Cross (ARC) Chapter. Club members work directly with regional ARC leaders and volunteers on service projects, fundraising, and certifications to support the campus and local communities and the southwest region of Virginia. Members support on-campus blood drives, disaster relief, and awareness through volunteerism.

RU-EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

RUEMS is a first responder basic life support all-volunteer rescue squad staffed by students of Radford University. We currently respond to all medical and major emergencies on campus as well as mutual aid to the City of Radford.

Selu Garden and Service Club

The Selu Garden and Service Club is comprised of Radford University students from many different academic backgrounds working toward several goals. The club strives to fight the growing hunger problem in our Southwest Virginia community by producing and donating fresh food to local outreach centers, and at the same time conducting research into producing the maximum amount of food crops per unit area per unit time. With this knowledge we hope to equip people with the skills they need to not only grow their own food, but to do it in a cost efficient manner. The organization began in April 2014 when Radford University students and volunteers built an eight foot tall deer fence at RU’s Selu Conservancy. The project was originally made possible with internal funding from the Scholar-Citizen Initiative and RU Sustainability.

Social Work Club

We are a community service club that focuses on the local community. We also discuss different current events going on in our country and across the world! 

Students for Life at Radford University

SFL's purpose is to recruit, train, and mobilize pro-life students to abolish abortion. We educate other young people about the violence of abortion, create new pro-lifers, and transform campuses into places that support pregnant and parenting students.

Students for St. Jude

Raising awareness of childhood cancer and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! Every year we host Up 'Til Dawn on campus which is an all night celebration of the hospital itself and all that we have raised for it. We stay up all night for all the parents and children at the hospital that stay up all night. Help us beat cancer!

Students with Warren at Radford University

This organization allows students to be involved in a national campaign. The mission is to educate others on what Elizabeth Warren stands for and help to get her elected as President while bringing students together.

Young Americans for Freedom

We are a conservative non-profit, non-partisan organization that works to help promote individual freedom, limited government, free enterprise, traditional values, and a strong national defense.

Young Democrats

The Radford University Young Democrats intend to serve the city of Radford, along with the outstanding students that attend Radford University. Our organization advocates for the Democratic Party by organizing events that spread awareness of issues and values that are important to Americans all throughout the country.