Students play intramural flag football Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel campus. (Autumn Driscoll / Quinnipiac University)

Student Activities and Organizations

You’ll get an education in the art of balancing work and play

Become a campus leader or join more than 140 recognized student clubs and organizations. Attend concerts and engage with guest speakers, and see movies and plays. Start an intramural team, join a Greek community, go out on Friday and Saturday nights. Try anything that sparks your interest — because everything is part of your quintessential student experience.

Fraternity and Sorority Groups

Friends, Kaitlyn Joong, Olivia Mundy and Nicole Savas, from left, support their sororities, Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Chi Omega, during the Meet and Greek Block Party Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 on Quinnipiac's Bobcat Way.

Go Greek

Olivia Mundy '19 (left) and Nicole Savas '19, support their sororities during a Meet and Greek Block Party.

Fraternity and sorority groups

Joining one of our fraternities or sororities offers a chance to be part of something bigger than yourself but that still fosters your individuality. Our entire Greek system is built on the fundamental principles of leadership, growth, service and community, so you’ll learn to give back while forging deep bonds with friends who will continue to support you long after you’ve graduated.

Fraternities


  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Alpha Sigma Phi
  • Beta Theta Pi
  • Delta Tau Delta
  • Delta Upsilon
  • Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI)
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Zeta Beta Tau

Sororities


  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Chi Omega
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Phi Beta
  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Cultural and Identity Groups

Small world

While making new friends, our students make new friends and learn more about study abroad and learning service opportunities at our annual Cultural and Global Engagement Dinner.

Cultural and Identity Groups

Diversity means more than skin color — it means different cultures, beliefs, genders, orientations, and religions, all of which are embraced here at Quinnipiac through a number of groups and organizations.

Groups


  • Asian Student Alliance (ASA)
  • Association to Maximize Italian Cultural Influence (AMICI)
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Supporters (GLASS)
  • International Student Association
  • Jewish Student Organization (JSO)
  • Latino Cultural Society (LCS)
  • Quinnipiac Hellenic Society
  • Quinnipiac University College Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Quinnipiac University Irish Club (QUIC)
  • South Asian Society (SAS)
  • Women In Support of Humanity (WISH)

Academic Groups and Honor Societies

Academic groups and honor societies

Ambition loves company. With nearly 50 academic groups and honor societies, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to connect with people who share your talents and interests. Whether you join the International Business Society, the History Club or one of our other organizations, you’ll quickly learn the benefits of surrounding yourself with people who are as passionate and focused as you are.

 

Members of the Quinnipiac University Honors program during a visit to The High Line Saturday April 18, 2015. More than a dozen students participated in the signature experience in New York as part of their course work in the Honors program. (Photograph by Mark Von Holden/ for Quinnipiac University)

Reaching higher

More than a dozen members of the Quinnipiac University Honors program visit the High Line in Manhattan.

Academic Groups


  • Accounting Society
  • American Marketing Association
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Athletic Training Club
  • Behavioral Neuroscience Club (BNS)
  • The Chemistry/Biochemistry Organization
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization
  • Computer Information Systems Society (CISS)
  • Economic and Finance Club
  • History Club
  • International Business Society
  • Investment Club
  • The Math Club
  • Physical Therapy Club
  • Pre-Health Professionals Society
  • Pre-Law Society
  • Psychology Club
  • Public Relations Students Society of America (PRSSA)
  • Quinnipiac Future Teachers Organization
  • Quinnipiac Literary Society
  • Quinnipiac Pre-Dental Club
  • Quinnipiac Student Nurses' Association (QSNA)
  • Quinnipiac University Engineering Student Organization (QUESO)
  • Quinnipiac University Game Club
  • Society for Anthropological Research
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
  • Students of Philosophical Hypothesis in Academia (SOPHIA)
  • Undergraduate Physician Assistant Club

Honor Societies


  • Accounting, Finance and Information Systems: Beta Alpha Psi
  • Biology: Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society
  • Business: Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Communications: Lambda Pi Eta
  • Computer Information Systems: Alpha Iota Mu
  • Continuing Education: Alpha Sigma Lambda
  • Debate: Pi Kappa Delta
  • English: Sigma Tau Delta
  • Gerontology: Sigma Phi Omega
  • International Students: Phi Beta Delta
  • Marketing: Delta Epsilon Chi
  • Math & Science: Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society
  • Nursing: Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Occupational Therapy: Pi Theta Epsilon
  • Policital Science: Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Psychology: Psi Chi, Quinnipiac chapter
  • Sociology: Alpha Kappa Delta
  • Spanish: Sigma Delta Pi

Spiritual Life and Faith Based Groups

Spiritual life and faith-based groups

No matter what your religion is, you’re welcomed, accepted and supported here. Our student-run religious organizations and other faith-based outlets have created an environment of spiritual and religious awareness, and our Office of Religious Life offers counseling, worship and celebratory activities for students of different faiths.

Religious Groups


  • Catholic Student Association
  • The Peter C. Hereld House for Jewish Life
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Quinnipiac Christian Fellowship
  • Quinnipiac's Knights of Columbus Council No. 14277

Arts, Entertainment and Media Groups

Arts, entertainment and media groups

Creativity is never in short supply here. Our 15 arts, entertainment and multimedia student groups are a great opportunity to explore your artistic passions outside of your academic life. Theater, a cappella, dance or anime club are just a few examples of the types of groups you can choose to join.

Arts and Entertainment Groups


  • The A Cappella Group
  • Dance Company
  • Fourth Wall (theater)
  • Freestyle Session
  • QU Spirit
  • Quinnipiac Ballroom Society
  • Quinnipiac University Outreach Through Expression (QUOTE)
  • Step to Perfection
  • The Production

Multimedia Groups


  • Anime Club
  • Her Campus Quinnipiac
  • Interactive Digital Organization (multimedia design)
  • Quinnipiac Film Society
  • QuinniPR (public relations firm)
  • The Quinnipiac Barnacle (satire media)

Spirit Groups

Kickline team at TD Bank Sports Center

Falling into line

The kickline team performs at the TD Bank Sports Center.

Spirit groups

There’s nothing quite like hearing the cheers and enthusiasm thunder throughout the TD Bank Sports Center. Our school spirit is second to none, and you can electrify the crowds at our games and show your support for our athletic teams by joining one of our spirit groups.

  • Dance Fusion
  • Icecats
  • Kickline
  • Quinnipiac Pep Band
  • Sideline Cheer

Brent Peiffer '17 leads an outing of Sailing Club so members can practice their skills on a 42-foot sailboat. They set sail from the Pequot Yacht Club in Southport, Connecticut on the Long Island Sound in October.

Setting sail

Brent Peiffer '17 leads an outing of Sailing Club so members can practice their skills on a 42-foot sailboat. They set sail from the Pequot Yacht Club in Southport, Connecticut on the Long Island Sound in October.

Recreational Groups

Recreational groups

Between fitness and wellness courses, intramurals, and recreational programs and activities, you can stay active at your own leisure.

  • QU Golf
  • QU Hiking Club
  • QU Snow
  • The Quinnipiac Running Club
  • Quinnipiac University Sailing Club
  • QU Chess

Political and Advocacy Groups

Political and advocacy groups

Learn how you can influence the larger processes of government and social change. Whether you consider yourself conservative or liberal—or you're still deciding—Quinnipiac offers many opportunities to voice your opinion and explore social issues.

  • Active Minds
  • Cancer Support Group
  • Enactus 
  • Global Affairs Association
  • Global Citizen's Board
  • Quinnipiac University Democrats
  • Paws and People
  • Student Veteran Organization (SVO)
  • Students for Environmental Action
  • VITA (Pro-Life Awareness)

Service Groups

Service groups

Volunteer to work on a food drive, build a house for someone in need and more. You'll find plenty of opportunities to make a difference through one of our many community-service organizations.

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Community Action Project (CAP)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Quinnipiac's Big Event
  • Relay For Life
  • Rotaract Club