Student Organizations Directory

Student Organizations

Engineering students are invited to participate in engineering-related clubs and professional organizations that provide opportunities for leadership, friendship, social networking, professional networking, and lots of free pizza.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) is the international association of Chemical Engineers. The University of Utah AIChE Student Chapter provides you the opportunity to be involved in Chemical Engineering in many different manners. As a member, you will have the opportunity to build networks with the chemical engineering community through participating in our Industry Outreach Program. The Industry Outreach Program has been designed to help you find Full-Time jobs and internships by making vital connections with our Industry Partners. AIChE has been working hard to provide to its members exclusive access to recruiters through the On Campus Industry Presentations, Industry Tours, and our premier Fall Recruiting Banquet tailored to help you find the right job. Our commitment is to encourage academic and professional progress by providing all of the necessary resources for your success.
American Nuclear Society Student Chapter
The American Nuclear Society Chapter at the University of Utah is a professional and outreach organization composed of undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear energy and its applications. ANSSC promotes nuclear education in order to inform the public of the benefits of nuclear energy and to recruit students into the University of Utah
American Society of Civil Engineers-Concrete Canoe Team
Concrete Canoe offers students at the University the opportunity to learn many skills valuable in the civil engineering industry, including concrete design, concrete molding practices, design-build methods, collaborative team work, leadership, and sustainable engineering practices. The Concrete Canoe Team competes in the Rocky Mountain Regional Competition against other schools each year.
American Society of Civil Engineers – Steel Bridge Team
Steel Bridge is an annual competition hosted by a participating University with an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter. The competition takes place as part the Rocky Mountain Regional ASCE Student Conference in which many activities takes place. The top three placing schools advance to the national ASCE Steel Bridge Competition. The University of Utah’s ASCE Steel Bridge Team has been competing in the Steel Bridge competition for over 20 years with varying degrees of participation. Last year, The University of Utah’s Steel Bridge team took 5th place at the regional conference in Albuquerque, NM out of 14 total competing schools. The Steel Bridge competition provides significant exposure for the University of Utah’s Civil & Environmental Engineering program to many other schools and organizations affiliated with the event, including the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Steel Bridge offers students within the Civil and Environmental Engineering program the opportunity to learn many skills valuable in industry, including structural design, steel fabrication practices, design-build methods, collaborative team work, leadership, and sustainable engineering practices.
American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter
The American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter at the University of Utah provides many opportunities for students to apply their engineering knowledge to real problems while giving back to the community. Our goal is to provide students with experiences outside the classroom that will prepare them for a professional career.
American Society of Civil Engineers – Transportation and Development Institute Student Chapter
The ASCE T&DI Student Chapter at the University of Utah is the first T&DI student chapter in the US. Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) is one of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) eight specialty institutes, with its focus on transportation and development professionals and the transportation and development industry. The graduate student chapter will work towards connecting the U of U students with T&DI committees, providing scholarships opportunities, sending our students to T&DI conferences, introducing the continuing education programs, promoting networking and coalition-building, providing information on journals and practice-oriented publications, and creating future leaders to deal with the emerging issues in transportation.
Applied Robotics and Information Technology
Applied Robotics and Information Technology specializes in learning how to work with robots and computers.
Association for Computing Machinery
Welcome to the Association for Computing Machinery at the University of Utah (ACM@UofU). We would love to have you join us for any of our events happening this semester. While not required for participation, we recommend signing up for email updates so you can keep up with what’s happening in ACM, and with other computing events and opportunities happening on campus. Our ACM chapter is just getting started, but with your help we hope to see it become one of the best networking and career resources for computing students at the U. If you’d like to get more involved, we’re looking for volunteers who can help us plan and carry out events for this and future semesters. Becoming a volunteer with ACM puts you in direct contact with many of the faculty in the CS department as well as CE, ECE, and EAE. It also allows you network with people in industry at places like Goldman Sachs, Adobe, and Microsoft. Even if you’re a new student you can make valuable contributions, and the connections you make now with students, faculty, and industry professionals will prove invaluable to you in your academic and professional career. If you’d like to participate please email us at UofUACM@gmail.com.
Bioengineering Graduate Student Advisory Committee
The Bioengineering GSAC is the official self-governance organization, which represents the graduate student body of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Utah.
Biomedical Engineering Coalition
This group serves to unite students of Biomedical Engineering, offering study help and seminars for the progression of student academic and career lives.
BMES Student Chapter
This is a student group affiliated with the Biomedical Engineering Society. It seeks to help students in biomedical engineering develop professionally and interpersonally.
CAD and 3D printing and design
This club is meant for people that are interested on engineering and people who just want to learn or play with 3D design and 3D printing.
Career Council
Our mission to provide opportunities for students to create programing that will help students pursue their careers, secure employment, create valuable networking opportunities, and increase student to student outreach on behalf of Career Services.
Computer Programmers at the University of Utah
Group of students committed to creating meaningful, useful software tools in a team environment, collaborate with other aspiring software engineers and develop strong networking skills and relationships to further their careers in software development
Eight Zero One
Eight Zero One is a student-organized media production company responsible for creating the 801 web series and podcast. Students who participate in this program will have the opportunity to write and develop narrative screenplays, direct, produce, and edit 8 minute and 01 second episodes on a bi-weekly basis throughout the school year to be published online. Eight episodes are produced per semester. Our goal as a student organization is to brand and define Salt Lake City’s culture in its coming-of-age by crafting and sharing the stories that only Smoggies in the 801 would know!
Engineers Without Borders at the University of Utah
Group of students committed to creating meaningful, useful software tools in a team environment, collaborate with other aspiring software engineers and develop strong networking skills and relationships to further their careers in software development.
Entertainment Arts and Engineering Student Advisory Committee
The EAE SAC is an organization representing students in the Entertainment Arts and Engineering Program. EAE SAC members follow the guidelines for Student Advisory Committees, set out in the University of Utah’s SAC Handbook.
FIRST Lego League
FLL-U is a program through the University of Utah Lassonde Institute that promotes university students of any discipline to serve as mentors for children in the community who are participating in the FIRST Lego League robotics program. Mentors will volunteer at Lego League days at the Leonardo Museum, provide and develop dynamic avenues of support for FLL, and support STEM initiatives in Utah while acting as representatives of the University of Utah.
Global Surgery & Anesthesia Student Interest Group
Graduate Student Advisory Committee of Chemical Engineering Department
SAC (Student Advisory Committee)
IEEE Student Branch
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering) is a professional organization whose aim is helping students build their professional identity in IEEE fields, including Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The University of Utah IEEE Student Chapter represents the University of Utah section of IEEE with a specific mission to provide a sense of community in IEEE fields at the University and among the University, professional, and academic IEEE members.
IGDA at the U of U
Monthly presentations given by video game industry leaders in person or over Google Hangout. Opportunities to organize and drive student-led initiatives that support and promote growth of the local video game development community (students, indie and pro).
Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Chapter
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is one of the largest and fastest growing educational and scientific multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. As a chapter of the national ITE group, we help students get involved in transportation projects and become acquainted with the professional transportation employment. We have activities that further the knowledge of transportation engineering, fund raisers, and service projects that help students become familiar with the transportation profession. We are very active, attend nationwide conferences and enthusiastically participate in many ITE events. Student members have access to an abundance of information and resources to help them improve their understanding and status as an engineer. ITE helps students grow as a professional, advance in their individual field of endeavor, and make a positive contribution to society. Our chapter has great relationships with the people in the industry and professional ITE chapters. We bring guest speakers and go to field trips. We organize student seminars, where each of us has an opportunity to present and discuss his/her work. We have great faculty advisors who put a lot of time and effort in supporting our chapter.
Material Advantage Student Chapter
Material Advantage Student Chapter is a Chapter located within the Department of Metallurgical Engineering in the College of Mines and Earth Science at the University of Utah. This chapter competes in student competitions throughout the United States of America. Other then the student competitions we are interested in learning more about material that are used throughout the day and world.
Mechanical Engineering Mentoring Society
The primary purpose of the MEMS is to support, sustain, and build comradery between voluntary peer mentors and mentees in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Utah.
Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee (SAC)
Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is charged with representing students in the formal faculty review process RPT (Retention, Promotion, and Tenure). the ME USAC responsibilities at times include the following: Promoting student organizations Promoting department activities Coordinating course evaluations Coordinating community outreach activities Representing student views at Curriculum committee meetings
Noisemaker Games
We are a game development group focused on creating games for release on all platforms. We are associated with the EAE department.
Organization for Women Leaders in Science
The Organization for Women Leaders in Science is an academic club at the University of Utah committed to the advancement of women’s equality in the field of science. To that end, the Organization seeks to promote the positive interaction of individuals dedicated to this cause for their mutual benefit and success. We believe that by joining together to encourage the scientific and individual interests of past, present, and future women in science the wider scientific community and society as a whole will profit from their contributions.
Organization of Women in Science
The Organization of Women in Science (OWS) is a club designed to promote and support women in science as well as allow for women in the different fields of sciences (including engineering and math) to interact. OWS meets once a month for activities and field trips that explore a certain field of science. Men who support women in science are also welcome to join.
Out In Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics
Are you an LGBT student or ally? Are you interested in STEM fields? Join us in building community, doing outreach, and blazing a trail for LGBT students in STEM fields at the University of Utah.
Research and Development of Autonomous Robotics
This club is for students interested in researching, testing and implementing autonomy in robotics.
RoboUtes
The RoboUtes bring together individuals with an interest in robotics. Come learn about robotics, gain skills, and tackle challenging problems in an atmosphere of collaboration, creativity, and learning. We welcome all experience levels.
Science Olympiad Student Association
This is an organization for students who would like to volunteer to help the Science Olympiad Competitions and deliver science and engineering outreach activities to the community.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science. The society is committed to improving the overall culture of engineering at the University of Utah through diversity.
Society of Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.
SPE Student Chapter at the U of U
We are a society in charge of promoting energy industry, in particular oil and gas industry among the students and welcome them into the world of petroleum engineers. We strives to technically enhance our student members while providing networking opportunities for both our students and the personals from the energy industry.
STEM Outreach Volunteer Program
The STEM Outreach Volunteer Program organizes and runs STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs in schools in the Salt Lake area. Members will volunteer to run programs in grade schools to help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
STEP Club
We are group of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) students who are interested in helping our peers. We do this through social events, mentorship, and professional advancement in order to maintain and even expand the STEM field.
The Sponge
The Sponge is a student publication hydrated by the diverse creative interests of the science, mathematics, and engineering community at the University of Utah. We publish anything from poems to scientific reviews, short stories to opinion articles, photography to cartoons, as well as ads for student organizations and events and practical articles helpful to students, once per semester. (Our printing costs are funded mainly by Student Media Council.)
The University of Utah’s Formula SAE Team: Formula U Racing
Regarded worldwide as one of the most prestigious design, engineering, and marketing competitions, “Formula SAE® is a student design competition organized by SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers). The concept behind Formula SAE is that a fictional manufacturing company has contracted a design team to develop a small Formula-style racecar. The prototype racecar is to be evaluated for its potential as a production item.” “Formula SAE promotes careers and excellence in engineering [and other majors] as it encompasses all aspects of the automotive industry including research, design, manufacturing, testing, developing, marketing, management and finances. Formula SAE takes students out of the classroom and allows them to apply textbook theories to real work experiences.”
Triangle Fraternity
Triangle is a fraternity for Science, Engineering and Architecture majors. We focus on academic and social excellence, brotherhood, philanthropy and connections for professional success.

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