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 (Real World 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
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 Pi Lambda Theta 
 Beta Beta Beta Psi Chi
 Kappa Mu Epsilon Sigma Alpha Pi
 Lambda Pi Eta
Sigma Beta Delta
 Phi Alpha Theta
Sigma Tau Delta 
 Phi Eta Sigma Pi Sigma Alpha
 Phi Kappa Phi 
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
Backroads – Literary Magazine Pitt-Johnstown Musical Theatre
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 Kickstart Kid's Hearts  
Best Buddies Habitat For Humanity Campus Chapter
Circle K Red Cross Campus Chapter

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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.

Aviation and Racing Lacrosse Club
Cheerleading Outdoors Club
Chess Club Rowing Club
E-Sports Club Rugby Football Club
Girls Golf Club Ski and Board Club
Ice Hockey Club (IceCats) Tennis Club
Inline Hockey      Ultimate Frisbee Club
Intramurals (7 sports) UPJ Dance Team
Karate 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
Amateur Robotics and Electronics Coalition (AREC) Geology Club
American Marketing Association History Club
American Society of Civil Engineers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Korean Student Association
Association for Computing Machinery Literature League
Association of Information Technical Professionals Math Club
Baja Team Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies
The Business Club Philosophy Club
Chemical Society Psychology Club
Chinese Students and Scholars Pitt-Johnstown Pre-Veterinary Society
Criminal Justice Club Society of Undergraduate Engineers
Education Society of Women Engineers
English Education Sociology
Entrepreneurs of Pitt-Johnstown Spanish Club 
Environmental Sustainability Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania

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Special Interest 

Alliance Penny Pushing Club
Anime Club    Political Science Club
Black Action Society Planned Parenthood Generation Action
Blue and Gold Society Programming Board
College Democrats Role-Playing Games Club
College Republicans Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Commuter Club Student Council on World Affairs
Culture Shock Student Government Association
Diversity Club Young Americans for Liberty
Lemon Club (Alex's Lemon Stand) Veterans United Club

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Experiential Learning Communities (Real World 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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