Student Activities

List of Student Organizations

The purpose of student organizations at Willamette University is to provide opportunities for the enhancement of academic, cultural, social and recreational aspects of student life through participation in group programs and activities. Every Willamette student has the opportunity to become involved in campus organizations!

Student organizations fall into one of ten categories. To browse student organizations, select a category below.

Category:

Service Organizations

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - WILLAMETTE CHAPTER (AIWC)

Contact Natalie Pate

Amnesty International seeks to educate members of the Willamette and Salem communities on human rights issues, brainstorm possible solutions and take respectful, positive action.

BEARCATS OFFERING OTHERS MEALS (BOOM)

Contact Isabel Chadwick

The purpose of Bearcats Offering Others Meals (BOOM) is to offer intensive community outreach opportunities to Willamette University students and to provide local people in need with a hot meal.

BEST BUDDIES

Contact Lisa Field

Best Buddies is a college based volunteer program designed to promote one-to-one friendships between college students and people with developmental disabilities. Each College Buddy is asked to see his/her Buddy once a month and call or write once a week. In addition, pairs participate in monthly group activities, such as dances, arts craft nights and pizza parties.

BURNING BRIGHT

Contact Julianne Johnson

Burning Bright provides a variety of opportunities to volunteer with children with serious illnesses. Opportunities include service at the hospital, fundraisers, organizational events and specialized camps.

ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER OUTREACH & SERVICES (ECOS)

Contact Charleen Gust

Through cooperative outreach to students, faculty and alumni who are affiliated with various academic disciplines represented at WU, ECOS aims to foster environmental awareness, continued environmental education, and environmental career opportunities.

SEXUAL ASSULT RESPONSE ALLIES (SARA)

Contact Cynthia Chand

SARA aims to provide a safe group of trained volunteers to which survivors of sexual assault and their allies can go to seek support, advocacy, and information.

WILLAMETTE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (WEMS)

Contact Emily Harvey

To encourage and facilitate training of students expressing interests in emergency medical services to include but not limited to training in CPR and First Aid. To provide certification in CPR to the Willamette Community.

ZENA FARM CLUB

Contact Surabhi Mahajan

The Zena Farm Club gathers students to collaborate ideas and work on Zena Farm, the Willamette owned piece of land just outside of West Salem.