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
Alpha Gamma Delta Acacia
Alpha Sigma Alpha Delti Chi
Kappa Zeta Delta Sigma Chi
Phi Sigma Sigma Kappa Delta Rho
Panhellenic Council (Intersorority) 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
 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 Jazz Ensemble
Color Guard 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 Schools for Schools

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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 Paintball Club
Ice Hockey Club (IceCats) Rowing Club
Inline Hockey Rugby Football Club
Intramurals (7 sports)      Ski and Board Club
Karate Club Tennis Club
Lacrosse Club Ultimate Frisbee 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 | Protestant Ministry | Time-out Fellowship | Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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Academic Clubs

Accounting and Finance Interest Group 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 Marketing and Management Association
Association of Information Technical Professionals Math Club
Baja Team Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies 
Chemical Society Psychology Club
Chinese Students and Scholars Science Education
Der Deutsch Club Society of Undergraduate Engineers
Economics Society of Women Engineers
Education Sociology
English Education Spanish Club
Environmental Sustainability Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania
French Club Women in Business

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Special Interest 

Alliance Mountain Cat Maniacs
Astronomy Obscure Movie Group
Black Action Society Pittsburgh Japanese Anime Club
Blue and Gold Society  Political Science Club
College Democrats Programming Board
College Republicans Role-Playing Games Club
Commuter Club STARS - Student Tour Guides and Admissions Representatives
Environmental Awareness Student-Athlete Advisory
International Culture Enthusiast Society Student Council on World Affairs
Jewish Student Organization Student Government Association
Meet Diversity Young Americans for Liberty
   

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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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