Student clubs & activities

Clubs and activities at Carlow University include social and multicultural groups, service clubs and academic honorary societies. Students have opportunities to work, volunteer or hold leadership positions both on campus and in the Pittsburgh area.

Academic and professional clubs

  • The Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association for Men in Nursing supports men in academic and professional roles in nursing. 
  • The American Chemical Society provides chemistry students with experiences and events. Email: acs@carlow.edu or Phone: +1 (412) 578-2161
  • Business Leaders of Carlow builds strong business leaders through motivation, education and community service.  
  • The student-produced Carlow Chronicle accepts submissions from students, faculty, staff and alumni. Email: carlowchronicle@carlow.edu
  • The Carlow National Association for the Education of Young Children supports high-quality care and education for children across 10 counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania. 
  • The Pennsylvania State Education Association gives education majors learning opportunities and works to improve education for school-age students. Email: psea@carlow.edu
  • Members of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, expand their horizons with social, service and educational activities. Phone: +1 (412) 578-6366
  • Psychology Club members participate in service, professional development and fun events. Phone: +1 (412) 578-6366
  • Alpha Nu Theta, Carlow’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honor Society, hosts benefit poetry readings, game nights, the annual English department Halloween party and volunteer events.
  • The Social Work Student Association offers information exchange and involvement in on-campus and local projects. Email: swa@carlow.edu
  • The Sociology Club is for students interested in the study of social behavior. Email: sociologyclub@carlow.edu
  • The Association for Student Leaders in Communications Inc. is a professional organization for communications students. Phone: +1 (412) 578-2026
  • The Carlow University Chapter of the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania, part of the National Student Nurses’ Association, does charity and volunteer work and offers educational and leadership opportunities. Email: carlowsnap@gmail.com

Culture organizations

  • The Black Student Union aims to enrich African-American culture at Carlow and the community with forums, poetry readings, health fairs and more. Email: bsu@carlow.edu
  • LGBT & Allies represents the interests of gay, lesbian and transgender students and the people who care about them. Email: pride@carlow.edu
Four students in numbered gray and black shirts get set to play volleyball.
The Carlow volleyball team, including Cache Street, #7, Katie Tarasovich, #4, and Sabrina Skukalek, # 8, celebrate a play as they take on Ohio Christian University, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at St. Joseph Athletic & Fitness Center. (Rebecca Droke/Carlow University)

Leadership and service clubs

  • The city-wide chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha unites women from several Pittsburgh colleges. AKA was established by African American college women and promotes service, unity and scholarship. Phone: +1 (412) 578-2026
  • Alpha Phi Omega is a national fraternity that promotes leadership through service. Email: apo@carlow.edu
  • Beta Beta Beta is an honor and professional society for biological science students. Email: bbb@carlow.edu
  • Kappa Delta Epsilon is a national honorary organization that recognizes outstanding future teachers. Members are active in community service. Email: kde@carlow.edu
  • Student Promotion and Recruitment Team’s volunteer SPiRiT ambassadors give campus tours, host prospective students in dorms, and offer perspective and assistance during the admission process.
  • Strong Women Strong Girls members mentor local girls in grades 3-5. Email: pittsburgh@swsg.org

Recreational organizations

  • Carlow University Theatre Group produces shows in Antonian Theatre with students, guest artists, faculty and staff. 
  • Carlow University Theatre Dance Division is student-run and welcomes dancers of all skill levels. 
  • The Commuter Student Association assists all Carlow commuters. Email: csa@carlow.edu
  • The Student Athlete Association unites the Carlow community and athletes through campus events. Email: saa@carlow.edu

Contact Student Affairs

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