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.
ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY
Contact Amanda McClelland
The club's purpose is to provide a forum, resources and student collaboration for alternative agriculture on the WU campus. We will function to provide human and material resources to enable both food production and place-based learning at Zena farm.
BEARCATS OFFERING OTHERS MEALS (BOOM)
Contact Megan Newcomb
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.
Contact Emily Michelsen
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.
Contact William Aleman
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.
GARDEN AND COMPOST SOCIETY
Contact Alex Sproul
The Garden and Compost Society's main purpose is to be an organizational tool to provide Willamette students access to volunteer opportunities involving gardening and composting. It will also act as a forum for students to discuss food sustainability on campus.
Contact Alexandra Maresh
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 Kelley VanHook
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.