Student Organizations

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Directory of Registered Student Organizations

*If you wish to get in contact with any student organization, please reach out to the Assistant Director of Student Life at Evan.Fossen@fairmontstate.edu 

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Black Student Union

The Black Student Union aims to offer the community opportunities for both cultural enrichment and intellectual growth through educational, social, and political programming.

Falcon's w/ PRIDE
To bring awareness and support to the members of the LGBTQ+ community that exists at Fairmont State University and the local community.

Governance

Student Government Association
To regulate matters pertaining to student life and be the voice of students. Members have the ability, to help shape Fairmont State policies and provide services to both the school and the community.  

Model United Nations Club
To allow for students to experience and address global issues in a real-world context as well as to interact and cooperate with diverse universities from the national to international levels.

College Republicans
To create a forum for the Republican student population on Fairmont State University's campus.

Honor Societies

Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society)
To promote analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and lifelong learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.

Alpha Psi Omega (National Theatre Honor Society)
The purpose of the Alpha Cast of Alpha Psi Omega is to stimulate interest in theater activities at Fairmont State University, to be an advocate for Fairmont State Theatre in the community, and to benefit the community through service projects and activities.

Beta Beta Beta (Biological Honor Society)
To encourage scholarly attainment in this field of learning by reserving its regular membership for those who achieve superior academic records and who indicate special aptitude for and major interest in the life sciences.

Honors Association
To assist in the governing of the Honors program. Student-led branch of the Honors Program, designed to give Honors students a real community here on campus.

Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)

The mission of the Society is recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

Major-related:

Health & Human Performance Club (HHP)
Our mission is to provide a professional, social, and academic network for Fairmont State Students interested in Health and Human Performance

Behavioral Health Association
Group made up of mostly Psychology and Sociology majors

WV Society of Professional Surveyors

The objectives of the organization shall be: Promote awareness of opportunities as a Professional Surveyor, Advocate the importance of being a contributing member of society, Provide a positive environment for learning, Give each member a chance to excel, Enhance the quality and reliability of our students entering the work force, Provide activities to facilitate social interactions between members, Grant members the opportunity to advance in professional development.

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. The AIAS aims to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.

National Security and Intelligence Student Association (NSISA)

The National Security & Intelligence Student Association’s purpose is to foster a community among all Fairmont State Students majoring or minoring in National Security & Intelligence by providing mentorship and networking opportunities within the organization.

S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math)

American Chemical Society Student Affiliates
Encourage the advancement of chemistry.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The American Society of Civil Engineers is a national organization that values sustainability, community service, and develops leadership skills for future engineers.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME provides prospective mechanical engineers with skills, an opportunity to attend special events to network with professional engineers, and access hundreds of valuable resources to jumpstart your career.

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
ASSE is the best resource for the Safety Health and Environment Professional looking for ASP, CSP CHST and OHST Certification.

First2 Network
The purpose of this organization is to mentor and support first generation students perusing a STEM degree.

Forensic Science Club

The purpose of this organization is to offer an all-inclusive environment for people to come together and share an affinity for all things forensic science.

Society of Women Engineers

Empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Falcon Racing

SAE Falcon Racing is committed to expanding the knowledge and skills of the Fairmont State students through collaborative, hands-on experience and learning in order to help them excel in the field of Engineering.

AIGA (Graphics organization)

Our student group provides the essential link between student life and professional practice and represents the next generation of design leaders and the future of AIGA. The largest professional association of designers in the world, AIGA is committed to advancing the value and impact of design, both locally and globally, and working together to inspire, support and learn from each other, at every stage of design careers.

Masquers
To provide students with a working theatre organization and to be the liaison between the theatre department and the campus community.

Math Club
The purpose of the Math Club is to share knowledge with, establish and build connections within, and expand the mathematics community.

Student Accountant Society
The Student Accountant Society (SAS) is a society at Fairmont State and other Colleges that wish to foster better campus relationships among accounting students.

Special Interest:

Creative Sustainability Club
Group to educate people about renewable energy resources and further sustainability efforts on campus and in the community

Explorers' Club
The Explorers’ Club is about fun and adventure outdoors. The club will create and offer organized, well managed events. Our emphasis is on diversity in all its forms - events, experience levels, and backgrounds. Our members bring positive attitudes, responsibility, friendship, and a commitment to share their love of the outdoors.

Active Minds
Active Minds is the nation's premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults. This student organization strives to reduce stigma surrounding mental health and encourage help seeking by opening up conversations about mental health. Active minds works to create lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued.

Spiritual/Religious

Baptist Campus Ministries

“Changing lives that change the world”. We want to empower and teach students to know the love of Jesus Christ. Our mission focus is not directed by any one theology, but encourages students to think about what the Word of God says and how the students can apply that to their lives.

Campus Light Ministries

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a media in which the members and visitors will find incentive for spiritual growth and Christian living through Christian fellowship and discussion of the Bible.

Chi Alpha
The mission of Chi Alpha is to reconcile students to Jesus Christ, thereby transforming the university, the marketplace, and the world. The core values are Community, Creativity, Diversity, Excellence, Integrity, and Servant-Leadership.

Young Life

To create a Young Life College Community that offers students an opportunity to REACH fellow students with the good news of God’s love for them, BUILD them up in their faith, and LAUNCH them out as Kingdom-minded leaders.

Sports & Recreation

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Bringing student-athletes together to connect with each other and give back to the community.

The Hidden Opponent
The purpose of this organization is to raise awareness for student-athlete mental health and address the stigma within sports culture. We empower athletes around the world to face the hidden opponent together by providing seminars and activities to extend the message.

Club Sports

Cheerleading, Dance Team, Track Club, Men’s Rugby, Women’s Rugby, Women’s Volleyball

Fraternities

Alpha Phi Alpha (Divine Nine Social Fraternity)
The Pi Mu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The first African-American National Pan-Hellenic fraternity with a service organization mission towards leadership and service.

Tau Kappa Epsilon (Social Fraternity)
National fraternity belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Phi Sigma Phi (Social Fraternity)
National fraternity belonging to the FSU Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Kappa Kappa Psi (National Band Honorary Co-ed Fraternity)
The purpose of Kappa Kappa Psi is to promote the existence and welfare of the college and university bands, to honor outstanding band members, to stimulate campus leadership, to foster a close relationship between college bands, and to provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work.

Sigma Omega Beta (Local Professional Fraternity)
Sigma Omega Beta Professional Fraternity creates the leaders of tomorrow. Sigma Omega Beta Professional Fraternity instills in our members the core values of honor, respect, and brotherhood. A lot of our focus in our community based service is geared toward Law Enforcement, Military, and other First Responders. You don’t need to be majoring in a program or going into that field to be part of our organization.

Sororities

Alpha Sigma Tau (Social Sorority)
National sorority belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Delta Zeta (Social Sorority)
National sorority founded in 1902 belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities. Delta Zeta does lots of charity work in the community as well as with our national partners.

Zeta Phi Beta (Divine Nine Social Sorority)
Zeta Phi Beta founded in 1920 is a historically black sorority. Zeta Phi Beta aims to raise the consciousness of their people, encourage the highest standards of scholastic achievement, and foster a greater sense of unity among its members.

Delta Xi Omicron (Service Sorority)
Delta Xi Omicron Professional Sorority is an organization that provides the opportunity for leadership and service. We serve on campus and in the community as well as encourage participation in group activities. We strive to promote good fellowship and high scholarship, as well as improve social and personal standards. Delta Xi Omicron Professional Sorority is a place to gain a unique spirit of friendship.