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.


Academic Organizations


Contact Mariah Grubb

The African Studies club aims to create a better understanding of the vastness, diversity, and complexity of the continent of Africa and it's countries through activities and events that engage Willamette's students and help our community grow.


Contact Jessica Outhet

The purpose of the Pre-veterinary club is to further the knowledge of the veterinary medicine profession, promote preparation for vet-school applications, provide support to potential applicants, and organize volunteer activities within the community pertaining to the field.


Contact Michelle Atherton

The Archaeology Club aims to engage students in extracurricular archaeological activities, projects and events. We hope to give students more hands-on learning opportunities.


Contact Jennifer Grauberger

The purpose of the Chemistry Club is to engage the Willamette community in chemistry-related activities both on campus and around Salem. The club provides teaching experience, along with training in lab safety techniques, for members who perform science demonstrations at local elementary and middle schools. The Chemistry Club also provides opportunities to learn about possible careers in chemistry. Science and humanities majors alike are welcome.


Contact Jaque Vaughn

The Exercise Science club is designed to provide exercise students opportunities to explore different careers in the field and participate in curriculum-related field trips.


Contact Shawn Wong

Finance Club is dedicated to providing its student body with information about all different fields of finance. More specifically, FC members will learn about financial markets, investment portfolio strategies as well as graduate school options and internship/career opportunities in all sectors of finance and business. Finally, members will hear from guest speakers (industry professionals) about topics related to finance.


Contact Jason Normand

The French club's purpose is to promote the culture of the French speaking world on Willamette campus and to improve students' knowledge of this culture by providing them with an insight of francophone particularities that they cannot experience in the classroom (food movies, exhibits, music, etc.)


Contact Madeline Ross

The German Club will provide a community setting for students of German and those with an interest in the German language and culture to broaden their learning through activities, informative gatherings, traditional festivals, and group excursions related to the subject of German.


Contact Katie Tucker

The purpose of the Willamette. University Math Club (WUMC) is to provide an environment in which members can explore extracurricular mathematics.


Contact Michelle Athertow

The purpose of this organization is to increase awareness and student involvement with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art and provide a variety of activities related to the museum.


Contact Rachel Menashe

The Philomathean Society sponsors a series of public debates and other such opportunities for intellectual enlightenment of the Willamette University community and the Salem community at large.


Contact Taylor Mason

This club's purpose is to develop a community where thoughtful discussion & philosophical discourse can flourish. Activities will be chosen based on member interest. This could include a variety of speakers, participation in conferences, student forums, informal discussions on special philosophical problem, tutoring, peer review or papers, et cetera.


Contact Emily Harvey

The Pre-Health Club provides a supportive and informative environment for students interested in or pursuing a career in health-related professions by means of guest speakers, a monthly newsletter, volunteer activities and workshops.


Contact Madeleine Dunwoody

The purpose of the Russian Club is to promote awareness and a greater appreciation of the Russian culture and also to provide an opportunity for students of the Russian Department to associate and socialize.