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Academic, Departmental, & Professional

Alabama Student Rural Health Association

  • The ASRHA is a student member organization of the Alabama Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Association. Through activities, workshops, volunteering, and information distribution, the purpose of the group is to address pertinent issues of rural health at the local, state, and national levels. The organization provides UWA students from a wide array of academic backgrounds the opportunity for professional development, networking, and applied community outreach services.

Finance Club

  • Provide a forum for students to discuss current events in finance, which will prepare them for interviews and the workplace.

Minority Business Student Association

  • To empower and advance minority business majors through networking and collaborating with professionals to better prepare students with their future endeavors.

Phi Alpha Theta

  • To bring students, teachers, and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Sports Medicine Club

  • We, the members of the University of West Alabama Sports Medicine Club, hereby associate ourselves to increasing the overall outlook of our educational experience by means of promoting educational activities, that we might develop closer contact with those who are involved in our future athletic training/sports medicine profession.

Student Nurses' Association

  • Description: organization for student nurses who are preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses
    Purpose: to teach student nurses the value of community leadership and the significance of their involvement in professional organizations is essential to their growth within the nursing profession.

UWA Toastmasters Community Club

  • The mission of a Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.

 

Special Interests

International Student Association

  • Promotes the exchange of international cultural values and ideas. Serves as a support group for all international and domestic students attending UWA

Residence Housing Association

  • RHA is the voice of UWA Campus Residents. We aim to inspire, encourage, and advise students to get involved in their residence halls and all campus activities.

Equality Alliance

  • Equality Alliance is a student organization that exists in order to preserve and defend the rights and privileges of equality; to assure student body support for LGBT+ students; to foster a spirit of love among students; to promote citizenship on campus, and to provide a support system for those in need. The EA celebrates diversity by supporting one another as human beings regardless of but not limited to sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, gender, sex, religion, disability, or age through love.

International Club

  • International Club helps promote integration and diversity within the UWA campus and has several events geared toward this purpose throughout each semester.

Active Minds

  • Active Minds is a nonprofit organization that brings awareness about mental health. We are dedicated to helping save lives and building strong communities. We open up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued at the University.

SSS FLi Society

  • The purpose of the SSS FLi Society is to offer additional support to first-generation and/or low-income students who are active members of UWA's Student Support Services (SSS). Because these students' knowledge about the traditions of college life and academia may be limited, the FLi Society's goal is to offer guidance and support to SSS students as they become accustomed to the new lifestyles, environments, and academic responsibilities one encounters while attending college. Furthermore, the FLi Society is dedicated to being a helpful asset to SSS students, as well as for other first-generation/low-income students by aiding them in understanding and harnessing their academic and community resources.

Chinese Student Association

  • To provide a united organization representing all current Chinese students of the University of West Alabama.

Athletic, Support, & Spirit

Diamond Dolls

  • Support and volunteer base for The UWA Baseball Organization.

Honor

ALPHA CHI

  • A national scholastic honor society for men and women who have excelled in their academic pursuits.

BLUE KEY HONOR SOCIETY 

  • Recognizes men and women for leadership in extra-curricular and academic affairs. Those eligible for election to membership are outstanding juniors, seniors, graduate students, and, under certain conditions, sophomores.

CARDINAL KEY NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

  • is an organization for men and women of junior status who are leaders in the University community and who are deemed potential leaders in the future.

OMICRON DELTA KAPPA

  • National honor society that has as its purpose the recognition and promotion of leadership of exceptional quality and versatility.

PHI ETA SIGMA 

  • Freshman honor society.

PHI KAPPA PHI

  • The oldest and most selective honor society in the United States that recognizes excellence in all academic disciplines.

PINNACLE 

  • National honor society that honors outstanding non-traditional adult (25 years or older) students.

Service

Alpha Phi Omega

  • Alpha Phi Omega is a campus-based leadership development organization through the provision of service to others and the creation of community.

Campus Activities Board

  • CAB provides free events for all students on campus. The purpose of CAB is to entertain college students, give them new experiences and promotes campus interactions.

Enactus

  • Enactus students take what they are learning in their classes and apply it by helping small businesses in the community with business problems. We also teach financial literacy, computer classes, and other workshops to help the community.

Phi Boota Roota

  • Phi Boota Roota National Percussion Fraternity our purpose is to further the knowledge of the percussive arts throughout the university and community.

Student Ambassadors

  • The University Student Ambassadors are a selective group of students who share their time and campus experiences with prospective students, parents, and special guests to assist with recruiting for The University of West Alabama.

Student Government Association

  • The University of West Alabama Student Government Association strives to actively represent the needs and concerns of the UWA student body by committing to excel in leadership, citizenship, and fostering unity among its students.

UWA Rotaract

  • The Rotaract Club is a subset of Rotary International. Our mission statement includes community service, improving literacy, eradicating polio, clean water, and international peace. Our main focuses on the UWA campus will be to serve the community and increase literacy and financial literacy on the campus.

Club Sports

BASS Club

  • A bass fishing club started fall 2013. The club is under the direction of Intramural Sports but competitions take place in the southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and eastern Tennessee. The UWA Bass Club competes on a collegiate level with many other college teams that fish the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series and the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW). Contact bassclub@uwa.edu for more information or visit the UWA Bass Club Facebook page.

Social Fraternities & Sororities

The Interfraternity Council

Composed of representatives from each of the social fraternities on the campus, coordinates the various activities of the fraternities under the general supervision of the Director of Student Life.

  • Delta Chi
  • Sigma Pi
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

The Pan-Hellenic Council

An organization of sororities and fraternities whose purpose is to foster cooperative actions of its members in dealing with matters of mutual concern.

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Sigma Gamma Rho
  • Zeta Phi Beta


The Panhellenic Conference

An organization of sorority women whose purpose is to promote friendly cooperation among all national sororities.

  • Alpha Sigma Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Phi Mu