Clubs and Organizations

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers organizations, clubs, and groups that enrich the lives of students. The experiences within these groups will remain a part of our students' lives forever. These groups are classified as follows:

Greek LifeHonor Societies | Publications and Performances | Service Organizations 
Club Sports and Recreation | Religious Affiliation | Academic Clubs | Special Interest  
Experiential Learning Communities (RealWorld Interest Groups) | Varsity Sports 

Greek Life

Pitt-Johnstown's social fraternities and sororities provide students the opportunity to become part of a group that shares common ideals and promotes community service, scholastic excellence, and philanthropic endeavors, as well as opportunities for social activities and leadership development.

Fraternities and sororities regularly sponsor service activities, intramural teams, social events, and educational programs. The groups sponsor academic activities and recognition; the scholastic achievement of members is monitored  by the organization. The Greek system at Pitt-Johnstown comprises five fraternities and four sororities that are governed respectively by the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council.

Sororities Fraternities
Kappa Zeta Delti Chi
Phi Sigma Sigma Delta Sigma Chi
Panhellenic Council (Intersorority) Kappa Delta Rho
  Sigma Tau Gamma
  Interfraternity Council (Interfraternity)

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Honor Societies

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has established chapters in affiliation with numerous National Honor Societies. Learn More >

 Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Kappa Phi 
 Beta Beta Beta Pi Lambda Theta 
 Delta Epsilon Iota Psi Chi
 Kappa Mu Epsilon Sigma Alpha Pi
 Lambda Pi Eta Sigma Tau Delta 
 Phi Alpha Theta  Pi Sigma Alpha
 Phi Eta Sigma Gamma Theta Upsilon 

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Publications and Performance

Pitt-Johnstown provides opportunities in publications and media for students of all majors. These organizations offer practical experiences in the fields of journalism, creative writing, broadcasting, and business. Each organization provides the opportunity for actively involved students to earn one practicum credit per term.

The Advocate – Student Newspaper Fine Arts Club
Backroads – Literary Magazine Jam Band
Concert Band Pitt-Johnstown Players
Concert Choir UPJ-TV
Dance Ensemble WUPJ Radio

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Service Organizations

Pitt-Johnstown's service organizations involve a wide variety of service, programming and need- fulfillment activities. Each organization is unique in its goals, events, and membership requirements.

Alpha Phi Omega Co-Ed National Service Fraternity Habitat For Humanity Campus Chapter
Best Buddies Red Cross Campus Chapter
Circle K  

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Club and Sports Recreation

Pitt-Johnstown sports and recreational clubs offer the opportunity of athletic competition, non-varsity club and intramural sport activities to both men and women. Regular practices, competitions, travel, service projects, and social outings are all generally included in the activity schedule of a club sport or intramural team.

Cheerleading Outdoors Club
E-Sports Club Rowing Club
Ice Hockey Club (IceCats) Rugby Football Club
Inline Hockey Ski and Board Club
Intramurals (7 sports)      Tennis Club
Karate Club Ultimate Frisbee Club
Lacrosse Club  

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Religious Affiliation

Pitt-Johnstown’s religious organizations offer students an opportunity to provide and receive spiritual guidance, personal support and human services. Campus Ministry also coordinates service trips for students. 

Catholic Ministry | Time-out Christian Fellowship | Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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Academic Clubs

Accounting and Finance Interest Group French Club
Alpha Kappa Psi (Business Fraternity)  Geography Club
American Marketing Association Geology Club
American Society of Civil Engineers History Club
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Association for Computing Machinery Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies 
Association of Information Technical Professionals Psychology Club
Baja Team Society of Undergraduate Engineers
The Business Club Society of Women Engineers
Chemical Society Sociology
Chinese Students and Scholars Spanish Club
Education Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania
English Education  
Environmental Sustainability  

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Special Interest 

Alliance Programming Board
Black Action Society Role-Playing Games Club
Blue and Gold Society  STARS - Student Tour Guides and Admissions Representatives
College Democrats Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
College Republicans Student Council on World Affairs
Commuter Club Student Government Association
Pittsburgh Japanese Anime Club           Young Americans for Liberty
Political Science Club  

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Experiential Learning Communities (RealWorld Interest Groups)

Art and Performance Business-Corporate
Environment-Ecology Global-International
Public Service and Government Health Sciences-Medical
Language, Literature and Culture Law and Society
Science, Technology and Society Teaching and Learning

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Varsity Athletics

Men’s Sports Women’s Sports
Wrestling Volleyball 
Basketball Basketball
Baseball Softball
Soccer Soccer
Cross Country Cross Country
Track & Field Track & Field

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