Student Group Listing by Category

Academics and Honors

  • American Indian Business Leaders

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide peer support, leadership, and mentoring opportunities.

  • Anthropology Student Association, Montana (MASA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To help students in Anthropology have a good educational environment and to help fund research and department outreach.

  • Athletic Training Student Association, UM (UMATSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To prepare students for a successful career as a qualified allied health care professional, educated and experienced in management of injury/illness associated with sports and physical activity.

    • Contact: Riley Kenney - riley.kenny@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Valerie Moody - valerie.moody@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UMATSA Montana
  • Beta Alpha Psi

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To recognize outstanding academic achievements in the fields of accounting, finance, or information systems and promote the study and practice in professional fields related to these disciplines.

  • Debate Team

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We discuss/debate a variety of current events with schools from throughout the nation.

    • Contact: Stephanie Kollo - stephanie.kollo@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Airne - david.airne@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Debate
  • Delta Rho Tao

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Organizing fundraising activities for physical therapy students interested in attending national physical therapy meetings, such as CSM and NSC.

    • Contact: Emily Smith - emily.smith@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jaclyn Carson - jaclyn.carson@mso.umt.edu
  • Exercise Science Students Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We strive to raise funds and community awareness for the HHP department and provide learning, assistance, and volunteer opportunities for exercise science students.

    • Contact: Keagan Shillington - keagan.shillington@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Charles Palmer - charles.palmer@mso.umt.edu
  • Finance Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide networking and educational opportunities for students studying or interested in the finance industry.

    • Contact: Caleb Chestnut - caleb.chestnut@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Tony Crawford - tony.crawford@business.umt.edu
  • Foresters, Society of American

    Purpose: See Society of American Foresters

  • Forestry Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To foster an environment in which students can be exposed to the forestry profession, gain job skills and work experience, make friends, participate in the GFC,and have the potential to earn scholarships.

  • Geography Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote geography and to allow students to get a hands on experience of the subject.

    • Contact: Katherine Shank - katherine.shank@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Kevin McManigal - kevin.mcmanigal@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Geography Club
  • Geology Club, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To get together with other students who are interested in geology. It is also a way for students to get firsthand knowledge via field trips.

  • Gerontology Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A student service group working toward filling the gap in knowledge about gerontological issues and advocating for seniors in need.

  • Graduate Business School Association- GBSA

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote collaboration among graduate students, SOBA, and the Missoula business community.

  • Honors Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Put on fun community and academic events for the honors college and the community.

  • Information Systems Association, Montana (MISA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A professional networking and education organization out of the Business School.

    • Contact: Emily Eichollz - emily.eichollz@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Clayton Looney - clay.looney@business.umt.edu
    • Facebook: MISA
  • Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote academic and activism work of women and to promote the interests of women's and gender studies.

    • Contact: Aislinn Hillmon - aislinn.hillmon@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Hubble - elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Calling all UM Feminists
  • Linguistics Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide Linguistic events and tutoring to the student body of UM.

  • Marketing Association, American

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To connect students with the local marketing community in the pursuit of career and life success.

    • Contact: Vickie Rectenwald - vickie.rectenwald@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jakki Mohr - jakki.mohr@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UMontanaAMA
    • Twitter: @umontanaama
  • Model Arab League

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Model Arab League aims to introduce students and the community to the dynamic culture and politics of the Arab World.

    • Contact: Bradly Kelley - totalunion@yahoo.com; MAL.northernrockies@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Samir Bitar - samir.bitar@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: MAL.NorthernRockies
  • Model United Nations, Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To stimulate a deeper knowledge of the United Nations and to help fundraise for and facilitate the Annual High School Conference in the Fall and the National Conference in the Spring.

    • Contact: Wyatt Smith - wyatt.smith@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Nick Potratz - nicholas.potratz@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://cas.umt.edu/mun/
  • MontPIRG, Students as

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Create positive, tangible change by educating and empowering the next generation of civic leaders.

    • Contact: Braden Fitzgerald - braden.fitzgerald@umontana.edu; info@mtpirg.org
    • Advisor: Sara Rinfret - sara.rinfret@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://mtpirg.org
    • Facebook: MontPIRG
  • Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: National honor society that recognizes college seniors for their scholarship, leadership, service and academic achievements.

    • Contact: Stephanie Kolb - stephanie.kolb@umontana.edu; montana@mortarboard.org
    • Advisor: Chelsey Porter - chelsey.porter@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://www.umt.edu/mortarboard
    • Facebook: Mortar Board UM
  • Music Union

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The Student Music Union oversees 15 separate ASUM-recognized groups within the School of Music including University Choir, Chamber Chorale, Concert Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Orchestra, Jazz Bands, Percussion Club, Opera Theater, Keyboard Society, Saxophone Club, Flute Choir, Composer’s Club, Vocal Practicum, sNATS (student National Association for Teachers of Singing), and the UM branch of NAfME-c (National Association for Music Education, collegiate). As a union, our aim is to provide SMU groups with the resources to offer UM students a complete and diverse musical education in addition to outreach activities in the community through concerts and annual tours.

    • Contact: Kristen Cottom - kristen.cottom@umontana.edu; kristen.cottom@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Maxine Ramey and Hannah Singleton - maxine.ramey@umontana.edu; hannah.singleton@umontana.edu
  • Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The NLSA/UM is an organization dedicated to providing its membership with cultural and social co-curricular opportunities with the intent of enriching the students professional leadership potential in the field of nonprofit administration in conjunction with NLSA and UM.

    • Contact: Hannah Zuraff - hannah.zuraff@umontana.edu; umt.nlsa@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Andrea Vernon - andrea.vernon@mso.umt.edu
  • Physical Therapy Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote awareness and understanding of physical therapy and health-related topics through speakers, university, community, and state-wide projects and activities.

    • Contact: Emily Smith - emily.smith@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jaclyn Carson - jaclyn.carson@mso.umt.edu
  • Physics Students, Society of

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To help students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional physics community as well as create networks with other chapters.

    • Contact: Eric Dennison - eric.dennison@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Alexander Buhlman, Ph.D - alexander.buhlman@umontana.edu
  • Pi Sigma Alpha - Epsilon Mu

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to recognize academic achievement and to function in cooperation with the Political science department, in the promotion of worthwhile extracurricular activities related to public affairs.

    • Contact: Pierce Frazier - pierceafrazier@gmail.com; pisigmaalpha.um@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Sara Rinfret - sara.rinfret@umontana.edu
  • Psychology Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We are a group of students dedicated to expanding our knowledge and understanding of the vast field of psychology. We strive to apply what we learn to help each other and our community.

    • Contact: Matthew Kettelhake - matthew.kettelhake@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Craig McFarland - craig.mcfarland@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Psychology Club
  • Psychology Graduate Student Association (PGSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To advance science and the practice of psychology; promote and reinforce scientific inquiry and clinical practice among psychology graduate students at UM; provide increased mental health education and services.

    • Contact: Meredith Reynolds - meredith.reynolds@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Duncan Campbell - duncan.campbell@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: PGSA
  • Public Health Student and Alumni Association, University of Montana (PHSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To advance the interest and goals of the Public Health profession and to create a greater spirit of collegiality and cooperation among the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University of Montana Public Health Program.

  • Recreation Association, Student

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Educate and provide outdoor recreation experience for students of all skill levels while building a sense of community and environmental awareness.

    • Contact: Shelby Weigand - shelby.weigand@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Jennifer Thomsen - jennifer.thomsen@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Student Recreation Association
  • School Psychology Student Organization

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To enhance the education of school psychology student graduates, as well as represent the interest of them.

  • SCHWA-MT

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Students in Communication and Hearing Working in Action. To get members volunteering in the community, connect students, faculty and fundraising, advocacy, and more!

    • Contact: Maria (Cristina) Carkeek - maria1.carkeek@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Ginger Collins - ginger.collins@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: SCHWA-MT
  • Society of American Foresters

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued use of fire ecology.

    • Contact: Jarred Saraleios - jarred.saraleios@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Christopher Keyes - christopher.keyes@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.cfs.umt.edu/saf
    • Facebook: UM SAF
  • Teachers of Singing, Student National Association (SNATS)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To advance knowledge about SNATS as an important national group of singers and teachers of singing; to provide a forum for UM students to learn concepts that support healthy and informed singing, and the teachings of singing.

    • Contact: Annmarie Ori - annmarie.ori@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Kimberly James - kimberly.james@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Student NATS
  • Montana Trails Recreation and Park Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide students an opportunity to meet professionals in their field and to have a little adventure along with it while volunteering, hiking, etc.

    • Contact: Corbin Albright - corbin.albright@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Metcalf - elizabeth.metcalf@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UMMRPA

Environmental Interest

  • Aero Student Chapter

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To connect students with professionals in the energy and farming community.

    • Contact: Lily Elison - lily.elison@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Neva Hassanein - neva.hassanein@umontana.edu
  • Air and Waste Management Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Enhance knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development and outreach.

  • Backcountry Squatters

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A club devoted to promoting female involvement, education, and activity in the outdoor community.

    • Contact: Alexandra Brockmann - alexandra.brockmann@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Natalie Dawson - natalie.dawson@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://backcountrysquatters.com
    • Facebook: Backcountry Squatters
  • Ecological Restoration, Society for

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth.

    • Contact: Thomas Sentner - tom.sentner@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Dan Spencer - daniel.spencer@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.cfc.umt.edu/umser
    • Facebook: UMSER
  • Fisheries Society, American

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To introduce students to local fisheries issues, provide networking,job,and volunteering opportunities, and get students excited about fisheries science.

  • Forum For Living with Appropriate Technology (FLAT)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To demonstrate sustainable living techniques and to promote the University's commitment to the environment.

  • Reinvest Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To build a climate justice movement lead by students in Missoula, and to achieve fossil fuel divestment at UM.

    • Contact: Simon Dykstra - simon.dykstra@umontana.edu; reinvestmontana@gmail.com
    • Advisor: George Price - george.price@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMontana Divestment
  • Society for Ecological Restoration

    Purpose: See Ecological Restoration, Society for

  • Wilderness Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: UMWA works to educate students about wild areas throughout Montana by leading outdoor trips, engaging in local outreach and hosting applicable lectures and discussions.

    • Contact: Zoe Leake - zoe.leake@umontana.edu; umwildernessassociation@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Natalie Dawson - natalie.dawson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UMWA
  • Wildlife Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To help wildlife biology students gain the experience and contacts necessary to succeed in the wildlife profession and to inspire wildlife stewardship.

    • Contact: Jeremy Brooks - jeremy.brooks@umontana.edu; umwildlifesociety@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Paul Lukacs - paul.lukacs@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wildlifesociety
    • Facebook: The University of Montana Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society

Language and Culture

  • African Students Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To integrate our rich African culture with other cultures from all over the world represented at UM to promote diversity, unity, and togetherness. We want to establish a strong network among African and non African students who are both members and prospective memebers of the African Students Association.

    • Contact: Lucas Ogolla - lucas.ogolla@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: N'Djekornom Laobeul - ndjekornom.laobeul@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: African Student Association
  • Black Student Union, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote community, heritage, and scholarship among people of African decent and others.

    • Contact: LeShawn George - leshawn.george@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. George Price - george.price@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMBSU
  • Cercle Francophone, Le

    Purpose: See French Club

  • China Table

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Conversation table for Chinese language learning students.

    • Contact: Jenny Smith & Harriet Leifer - jenny-lin.smith@umontana.edu; harriet.leifer@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Zhen Cao - zhen.cao@mso.umt.edu
  • Chinese Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To support Chinese students and scholars from China, and students from other countries with Chinese origin, organize students to share Chinese culture and promote mutual understanding and support.

  • Classics Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote the interest in and study of classics.

    • Contact: Janae Barron - janae.barron@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Barbara Weinlich - barbara.weinlich@mso.umt.edu
  • French Club (Le Cercle Francophone)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To learn and share more about Francophone culture and language; to enjoy the company of those seeking to do the same thing.

    • Contact: Mollie Farrell - mollie.farrell@umconnect.umt.edu; umtfrenchclub@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Ione Crummy - ione.crummy@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMT French Club
  • German Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Raise awareness on campus of Central European culture and give students opportunities to learn about Central Europe and practice German language skills.

    • Contact: Mitchell Schaller - mitchell.schaller@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Marton Marko - marton.marko@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana German Club
  • International Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Coordinating with International Students and Scholars (ISS) to organize activities, to promote culture exchange and understanding among students, staff, faculty of all nations, and members of the local community.

    • Contact: Ryan Wozniak - ryan.wozniak@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Henriette Lowisch - henriette.lowisch@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/isa/
    • Facebook: International Student Association Missoula
  • Irish Club (An Cumann Gaeilge)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a community space for students interested in Irish culture and language.

    • Contact: Jami Kimball - jami.kimball@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Traolach O'Riordain - traolach.oriordain@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Cumann Gaeilge MT
  • Japanese Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To assist Japanese students attending UM to adapt to the life in the UM and Missoula. To promote positive cultural exchange between Japan and the UM. To promote increased study abroad opportunities for Japanese learners of the UM.

    • Contact: Hazaki Shimamura - hazuki.shimamura@umontana.edu; umjapanesestudentassociation@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Michihiro Ama - michihiro.ama@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Japanese Student Association
  • KyiYo Native American Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To bridge the faculty and students of The University of Montana, through extracurricular activities, we will engage others in our traditions in order to unify and promote the cultural identity of Native Americans.

    • Contact: Jacinda Morigeau-Lovejoy - jacinda.lovejoy@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Wilena Old Person - wilena.oldperson@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://cas.umt.edu/kyiyo/
    • Facebook: KyiYo Pow Wow
  • Mount of Olives Arabic Language and Culture Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide opportunities for students interested in Arabic language and culture, and also give international students from Arabic speaking countries/regions a place to share their culture and history.

    • Contact: Natalie Stockmann - natalie.stockmann@umontana.edu; mtolives.umarabic@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Samir Bitar - samir.bitar@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Mount of Olives
  • Russian Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To help students learn, understand, and enjoy Russian language and culture.

    • Contact: Lindsey Greytak - lindsey.greytak@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Ona Renner-Fahey - ona.renner@mso.umt.edu
  • Sacred Roots Language Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote awareness of Indigenous language revitalization.

  • Saudi Student Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To meet with Saudi students and have "Eid" traditional parties, and meet to have social and athletic activities together.

    • Contact: Anas (Nas) Al-Ali - anas.alali@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Richard Willramson
  • Spanish Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To meet other UM students who are interested and have a passion for practicing Spanish speaking skills, and to also discuss culture, food, music, etc. of Spanish speaking countries.

    • Contact: Isabella (Izzy) Clinch - isabella.clinch@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Kelly Noe - kelly.noe@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Spanish Club

Music

  • Chamber Chorale

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To perform repertoire from a variety of genres, periods, and cultures, and continually reach the highest level of excellence in their performance both on and off campus.

  • Composer's Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To serve as a collective that enriches the musical growth of student composers, and give them opportunities to display their works.

    • Contact: Brady Hanson - brady.hanson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Emilie LeBel - emilie.lebel@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Composition
  • Concert Band, University

    Recognized: 2015-2016

    Purpose: Provide a performance ensemble for any student on campus. This group is non-audited and open to all.

    • Contact: Matthew Krantz - matthew.krantz@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Kevin Griggs - kevin.griggs@umontana.edu
  • Flute Choir

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To spread the love of music throughout campus, the Missoula community, and Montana. We also recruit around Montana and the Northwest.

    • Contact: Lauren Reineking - lauren.reineking@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Margaret L. Schuberg - margaret.schuberg@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Flute Choir
  • Jazz Band

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide spectacular Jazz education through performances, guest artists, tours, recordings, etc.

    • Contact: Eli Wynn - eli.wynn@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Rob Tapper - rob.tapper@mso.umt.edu
  • Keyboard Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To support and encourage piano students at U of M through concert events, social interaction, educational opportunities, and financial assistance for keyboard-related endeavors.

    • Contact: Julian Jaszczak - julian.jaszczak@umontana.edu; umkeyboardsociety@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Christopher Hahn - christopher.hahn@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Keyboard Society
  • Music Education, National Association for

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Preparing future music teachers through seminars, conferences, and networking with Montana teachers.

    • Contact: Nicole Evans - nicole1.evans@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Lori Gray - lori.gray@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: U of M NAFME-C
  • Opera Theater

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide students with an opportunity to practice and perform operatic works.

    • Contact: Holly Jacobs - holly.jacobs@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski - anne.basinski@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Opera Theater University of Montana
  • Percussion Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To bring both contemporary and world percussion music to the Missoula community, while enriching the lives of UM Percussion students.

  • Saxophone Studio

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote excellence in saxophone performance and technique, increase performance and educational opportunities for UM saxophonists, and improve musicianship among younger students through public school outreach.

    • Contact: Jos‎é Romero - jose.romero@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Johan Eriksson - johan.eriksson@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Saxophone Studio
  • Switchback Records

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide UM students with real-time experience in artist development, recording, producing, accounting, public relations, marketing, branding, touring and management.

    • Contact: Red DeNotaris - peter.denotaris@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Rebecca Gairrett & Mike Morelli - rebecca.gairrett@mso.umt.edu; mike.morelli@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://www.business.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Entertainment
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The UM Bands are leaders of community outreach, bringing the arts to thousands of future Griz through festivals, camps, regional concert tours, and one-on-one tutoring.

    • Contact: Emily Silks - emily.silks@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: James Smart - james.smart.umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide performance, outreach, and educational opportunities for university students interested in the orchestra medium.

    • Contact: Will Roesch - robert.roesch@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Luis Millan - luis.millan@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.umt.edu/music
  • University Choir

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To learn and perform advanced music, the University Choir attempts to create a shared musical experience through a better understanding of the human condition.

    • Contact: Freyja Hughes Lundin - frayja.huges@umt.edu
    • Advisor: David Edmonds - david.edmonds@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Choirs
  • Vocal Practicum, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Vocal Practicum exists to allow vocal students a place to practice performing and to get lectures and teachings from U of M vocal faculty and other vocal experts and teachers.

    • Contact: Matthew Erhart - matthew.erhart@umt.edu
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski - anne.basinski@umontana.edu
  • Women's Choir

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To champion choral music of all genres, celebrating the vocal experience through innovative concerts, commissions, and community engagement programs.

Service

  • Advocates, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To lead campus tours, help with orientations, and give general aid to incoming students.

    • Contact: Alec Jones - alec.jones@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Stotts - elizabeth.stotts@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Advocates
    • Twitter: @umadvocates
  • Circle K, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Circle K builds responsible students, citizens, and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service.

    • Contact: Clint McCaslin - clint.mccaslin@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Cindy Leary - cindy.leary@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Circle K
  • Foodshed

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote small scale vegetable gardening (as well as maintain one), share resources throughout the community, collaborate with other groups and those that share our values.

    • Contact: Nicolas Matallana - nicolas.matallana@umontana.edu; missoulafoodshed@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
  • Griz for Unicef

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Griz for UNICEF is a student led campus initiative that seeks to engage in community service that benefits children locally and internationally to spread awareness about global issues affecting children, and to fundraise to support UNICEF aid programs.

    • Contact: Paige Robinson - paige.robinson@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Phyllis Ngai - phyllis.ngai@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Griz for UNICEF
  • Grizzly Service

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The objective of this group is to create an environment where the sharing of community service ideas and events are generated and performed around the University of Montana and the Missoula community. Also, this group is unique in the fact that we as a group get to choose which service events to do together.

    • Contact: Hannah Zuraff - hannah.zuraff@umontana.edu; umgrizzlyservice@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Joel Iverson - joel.iverson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Grizzly Service
  • Love Your Melon, University of Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Love Your Melon is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America as well as supporting nonprofit organizations in the fight against pediatric cancer.

    • Contact: Erin Opitz - erin.opitz@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Opitz - david.opitz@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://loveyourmelon.com
  • ONE

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: ONE is a campaigning organization of more than seven million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

    • Contact: Kim Lamar - kimberly.lamar@umontana.edu; ONEcampusum@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Catie Peissig - catie.peissig@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://www.ONE.org
    • Facebook: ONE Campus UM
  • Operation Smile

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To raise awareness and funds for children in third world countries to receive surgery on cleft lip/cleft palates.

    • Contact: Kendall Alley - operationsmileumt@outlook.com; kendall.alley@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jennifer Closson - jennifer.closson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Operation Smile U of M
  • Pre-Veterinary Sciences Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Connect students, the community, and animal professionals through education and experience.

    • Contact: Jessica Knight - jessica.knight@umontana.edu; umprevetsciencesclub@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Kerry Bright - kerry.bright@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://umprevetsciencesclub.weebly.com
    • Facebook: University of Montana Pre-Veterinary Sciences Club
  • Up Til Dawn - UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Our purpose is to engage UM students who want to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

    • Contact: Madison Quammen & Madison Schwarzkoph - madison.quammen@umt.edu
    • Advisor: Dixie McLaughlin - dixie.mclaughlin@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Up Til Dawn-The University of Montana
    • Twitter: @UMUpTilDawn
  • Volunteers in Action

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote volunteerism at UM.

    • Contact: Holter Bailey - holter.bailey@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Colleen Kane - colleen.kane@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Office for Civic Engagement

Special Interest

  • Advocates for Animals

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To instill compassion and respect towards our fellow creatures, to educate others on the horrors of factory farming and the negative impact it has on the environment, and to promote a healthy plant based diet on campus.

    • Contact: Kristian Cantens - kristian.cantens@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Deborah Slicer - deborah.slicer@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: AFAUM
  • Anime Club, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To view Anime and understand how it relates to Japanese culture.

  • Artist Collective, University of Montana (UMAC)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a cohesive organization for the advancement of individual and collective artists' needs, and organize shows, auctions, and other events to engage students and the community with art in all its forms.

    • Contact: Bryce Peery - bryce.peery@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Edward Morrissey - edward.morrissey@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.umartclub.com
    • Facebook: UM Artists' Collective
  • Camas Magazine

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Camas cultivated a community of writers and artists dedicated to land health and cultural resilience in the American West.

  • Cave Club, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The University of Montana Cave Club strives to promote scientific curiosity and conservation ethics in caving.

    • Contact: Taylor Ange - taylor.ange@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Kevin McManigal - kevin.mcmanigal@mso.umt.edu
  • Ceramic Artists, Emerging University of Montana (UMECA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To form and promote a community for students interested in the ceramic arts by creating formal opportunities to sell work, to raise funding for visiting artist workshops and lectures, equipment, and travel fees for individuals.

    • Contact: Drew David - drew.david@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Julia Gallaway - julia.gallaway@umontana.edu
  • Circus Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a practical outlet where students who have an interest in circus arts can practice, learn, and develop in a safe and welcoming environment.

    • Contact: Elizabeth Griffin - elizabeth1.griffin@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Talena Sanders - talena.sanders@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Circus Club
  • Collectable Card-Game Club (C^3)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Our mission is to create a fun, safe environment for people to learn and play trading card games (for example, Pokemon and Magic the Gathering). We also provide stress relief and an environment to learn good sportsmanship.

    • Contact: Justin Kelly - justin.kelly@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Airne - david.airne@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Collectable Card Game Club
  • Computer Science Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Create a network of like minded individuals that encourage communication and expand knowledge of computer technology.

    • Contact: Jebediah Rosen - jebediah.rosen@umontana.edu; um.cs.club@outlook.com
    • Advisor: Michael Cassens - michael.cassens@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Computer Science Club
    • Twitter: @UofM_CS_Club
  • Crafters, University

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We are dedicated to making things as a form of stress relief and socialization. We also enjoy learning crafts that we otherwise, as poor college students, might not get a chance to try.

    • Contact: Katerina Hall - katerina.hall@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Mike Monsos - michael.monsos@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University Crafters
  • Criminology Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To expose interested students to the diverse areas of criminology, and give students a chance to interact with local law enforcement, professionals in the criminology field, and other students with similar interests.

    • Contact: Joshua Backer - joshua.backer@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Dusten Hollist - dustin.hollist@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/criminologyclub
  • Culinary Competition Team

    Purpose: See Gourmet Grizzlies.

  • CutBank Literary Magazine

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A national journal of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.

  • Dance Club, Performance Ensemble

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To support and enhance the dance experience of university students as well as to promote dance on campus and in the Missoula community.

    • Contact: Caroline Kinsley - caroline.kinsley@umt.edu
    • Advisor: Heidi Eggert - heidi.eggert@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: ASUM Student Dance Club
  • Entertainment Management (UMEM)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To create a community of students that are interested in entertainment management and provide extracurricular learning opportunities.

    • Contact: Hannah Doerner - hannah.doerner@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Mike Morelli - mike.morelli@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMT Entertainment
    • Twitter: MontanaUMEM
  • Filmmakers Association, Student

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A resource for media arts students to gain help for their projects, and for new students to gain experience in the workings of film-making and animations.

  • Fire Ecology and Management, UM Student Association (UMSAFEM)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To connect students, faculty and community members with a network of fire peers, managers and ecologists and provide career training and experience for students.

  • Folklore Society

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Share and enjoy folk music and dance with UM campus and Missoula community.

    • Contact: Peter Gurche - peter.gurche@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
  • Food Systems Working Group

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Implement Real Food Challenge commitment.

    • Contact: Clare Vergobbi - c.vergobbi@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Eva Rocke - eva.rocke@umontana.edu
  • Forensics Club

    Purpose: See Debate Team

  • Gaming Den, University of Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a space for gamers to gather and share their interest, as well as to participate in competitive tournaments and community events.

    • Contact: Cale Patenaude - cale.patenaude@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Peet McKinney - peet.mckinney@umontana.edu
  • Global Grizzlies

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Bring aid to developing countries of the world, and gain valuable experience outside both our country and classroom.

    • Contact: Heidi Wellenstein - heidi.wellenstein@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Brock Tessman - brock.tessman@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Global Grizzlies
  • Grizzly Gamers

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To play games with fellow students, develop skills and friendships that will last beyond college.

    • Contact: Charles Bankston - charles.bankston@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Lauren Fern - fernl@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Grizzly Gamers
  • Grizzly Strong

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide support and leadership training to the cadets at the University of Montana in all areas of their lives.

    • Contact: Matthew Skillman - matthew.skillman@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Glory Blood Artis - glory.bloodartis@mso.umt.edu
  • Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote sport aviation for the University and city of Missoula.

    • Contact: Anthony Sergi - anthony.sergi@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Nicholas Arthur - nicholas.arthur@umontana.edu
  • Indigenous Filmmakers Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To create viability for indigenous by providing production assistance and community dialogue.

    • Contact: Justin Ras - justin.ras@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Beck - david.beck@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Indigenous Filmmakers Club
  • Interfraternity Council

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Governing body of all campus fraternities.

    • Contact: Jarrett Hopewell - jarrett.hopewell@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Evan Fossen - evan.fossen@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/fsi
    • Facebook: UMTIFC
    • Twitter: @umgreeklife
  • Magic the Gathering

    Recognized: 2015-2016

    Purpose: To bring together students of all levels of experience to form a community of MTG players.

    • Contact: Eric Dauernheim - eric.dauernheim@umontana.edu; umontanamtg@gmail.com
    • Advisor: David Airne - david.airne@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Magic the Gathering
  • Medieval Combat Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To encourage the study and practice of medieval combat and arts in a safe and affordable environment. To provide a safe and welcoming place for student and community interaction.

    • Contact: Kylie Brunette - kylie.brunette@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Medieval Combat Society
  • Ministry of Magic

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To help educate individuals and communities on social action and social justice based initiatives by drawing links between the book series Harry Potter and other nerdy pop culture stories to real-world injustices.

    • Contact: Rebecca Mathisen - rebecca.mathisen@umontana.edu; missoulaharrypotteralliance@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Hubble - elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Missoula Ministry of Magic
    • Twitter: @missoulahpa
  • One Thousand New Gardens

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To revitalize Missoula's reputation as the "Garden City" by promoting small scale vegetable gardening and by sharing resources, techniques, and information throughout the community.

    • Contact: Justine Bright - justine.bright@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://1000newgardens.wordpress
    • Facebook: 1000 New Gardens
  • The Oval

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To compile and edit The Oval (The Undergraduate Literary Magazine here at U of M); we publish and market the magazine over the course of the academic year.

    • Contact: Lauren Korn - lauren.korn@umontana.edu; oval.editor@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Robert Stubblefield - robert.stubblefield@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: The Oval
  • Panhellenic

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To govern the four sororities on the University of Montana campus.

    • Contact: Christina Keller & Becca Mossen - pres.umtphc@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Evan Fossen - evan.fossen@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/fsi
    • Facebook: University of Montana Panhellenic
  • Smash Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To foster the growth of the competitive Super Smash Brothers scene in Missoula, and provide a place for players to grow as both competitors and people.

    • Contact: Katherine Guy - katherine.guy@umontana.edu; umontanasmash@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Zachary Raasch - zachary.raasch@umontana.edu
    • Twitter: @UMSmashClub
  • Swing Kidz

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provides members the opportunity to have fun, hone their skills as dancers, and make friends within Missoula's dance community.

    • Contact: Megan Fall - megan.fall@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Michele Antonioli - michele.antonioli@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Swing Kidz
  • Trendsetters at The U

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To spotlight Missoula's fashion community by providing the University of Montana with a fashion blog.

    • Contact: Michelle Dufflocq Williams - michelle.dufflocqwilliams@umontana.edu; trendsettersattheu@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Mario Schulzke - mario.schulzke@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.trendsettersattheu.com/
    • Facebook: Trendsetters at The U
    • Twitter: @trendsettersum
  • Triple Decker Pizza Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To discuss issues over pizza.

    • Contact: Jared Halvorson - jared.halvorson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Nick Potratz - nicholas.potratz@umontana.edu
  • University Players

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: This group is designed to give theater practitioners a chance to create new works, as writers, directors, actors, and technical designers.

    • Contact: Natalie Johnston - natalie.johnston@umontana.edu; umontanauniversityplayers@gmail.com
    • Advisor: John DeBoer - john.deboer@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM University Players

Sports

  • Archery, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a safe and educational environment where students can enjoy the sport of archery.

  • Badminton Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a friendly environment for students to interact and to promote the sport of badminton in Missoula and the Northwest.

    • Contact: Jingfeng Wang - jingfeng.wang@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Antony Jo - antony.jo@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Badminton Club
  • Baseball Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To give students the opportunity to continue in a sport, and to compete for the NCBA World Series.

  • Climbing Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote the climbing community indoors and outdoors in Missoula for students at the University of Montana.

    • Contact: Andrew Dewaree - andrew.dewaree@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Fricke - elizabeth.fricke@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Climbing Club
  • Cycling, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a cost-effective way for student cyclists to train together and race across the North West year round.

    • Contact: Austin Gilbert - austin.gilbert@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Greg Larson - greg.larson@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Cycling
  • Equestrian Team, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide students with the opportunity to ride or learn to ride horses and compete in horse shows if desired.

  • Fencing Club (UMFC)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote the sport of fencing and athleticism in a social team context.

  • Frisbee, Men's SmokeJump

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To give individuals access to ultimate frisbee in a fun and competitive environment.

    • Contact: Hayden Cunningham - hayden.cunningham@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Andrew Ware - andrew.ware@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana Smoke Jump
  • Frisbee, Women's "Pillowfight"

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote the sport of ultimate frisbee for women, honor the spirit of the game and compete in college ultimate nationwide.

    • Contact: Natalie Hamel - natalie.hamel@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Michael Faris - michael.faris@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana PillowFight
  • Hockey - Coed

    Recognized: 2015-2016

    Purpose: To provide students the opportunity to play ice hockey.

    • Contact: Berkley Svingen - berkley.svingen@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Doug Coffin - douglas.coffin@umontana.edu
  • Hurling Team, Grizzlies

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To spread Irish culture through traditional sports and to increase the health and fitness of all those participating. Also, to compete at a national level and successfully defend our title.

    • Contact: Tanner Sholey - tanner.scholey@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Traolach O'Riordain - traolach.oriordain@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana Grizzlies Hurling
    • Twitter: @GrizHurlers
  • Lacrosse, Men's

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A Division 1 MCLA Program that competes in The Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL).

  • Lacrosse, Women's

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A competitive women's lacrosse team that allows for girls of all talent levels to be a part of a successful team.

    • Contact: Bridget Kroetch - bridget.kroetch@umontana.edu; umwomenslacrosse@gmail.com
    • Website: http://www.womenslax.weebly.com
    • Facebook: Montana Womens Lacrosse
  • Longboarding Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To establish and promote a longboarding community.

    • Contact: Dane Schwender - dane.schwender@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jerry Furniss - jerry.furniss@business.umt.edu
    • Facebook: U of M Longboarding Club
  • Nordic Ski Club

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote and teach the principles of recreational Nordic skiing and Nordic ski racing.

    • Contact: Anne Jehle - anne.jehle@umconnect.umt.edu; umnordic@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Natalie Dawson, PhD - natalie.dawson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Nordic Ski Club
  • Rodeo Team

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The University of Montana Rodeo Team's purpose is to strive to develop and support a performance-winning team to compete in intercollegiate rodeos and sponsor an annual sanctioned rodeo.

  • Rugby, Men's ("Jesters")

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a fun and safe learning environment for anyone who wants to play rugby.

    • Contact: Alex Butler - alexander.butler@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Ashby Kinch - ashby.kinch@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Jesters Rugby
  • Rugby, Women's

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To bring a strong group of women together to play rugby and enjoy each others company.

    • Contact: Bayli Jenski - bayli.jenski@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Natalie Hiller-Claridge - natalie.hiller@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://bettersiderugby.weebly.com/
    • Facebook: Betterside Women's Rugby
  • Sports Union

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: A union for all sports groups at The University of Montana.

    • Contact: Katie Bragg - (406) 243-6738; SportsUnion@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Phoebe Hunter - phoebe.hunter@mso.umt.edu
  • Triathlon Team

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To offer students of all abilities the opportunity to learn about, train for, and compete in triathlons.

    • Contact: Erika Ackerlund - erikaackerlund@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Chuck Dumke - charles.dumke@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Triathlon Team
    • Twitter: @umtriathlon
  • Woodsman Team

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote safe practice and execution while competing in collegiate timber-sports.

    • Contact: John Drossart - john.drossart@umontana.edu; montanaloggin@hotmail.com
    • Advisor: Beth Dodson - elizabeth.dodson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana Woodsman Team

Support

  • Active Minds

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promoting mental health awareness to reduce stigmatization and to increase utilization of resources in the community.

    • Contact: Alyssa Chervenka - alyssa.chervenka@umconnect.umt.edu; activemindsum@outlook.com
    • Advisor: Linda Green - linda.green@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Active Minds of UM
  • Alliance for Disability and Students at the UM (ADSUM)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Civil rights advocacy aimed at increasing the architectural, programmatic, technological and attitudinal accessibility of the campus.

    • Contact: Oscar Grey - r.grey@umontana.edu; adsum@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Bernadine Gantert - bernadine.gantert@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: ADSUM
  • LAMBDA Alliance

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We provide support and education to the University of Montana campus and to the greater Missoula community about LGBTQIA issues. We focus specifically on outreach, activism, and education.

    • Contact: Mason O'Kiernan - mason.okiernan@umontana.edu; umlambda@gmail.com
    • Advisor: James Randall - james.randall@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Lambda
    • Twitter: @UMLambda
  • Non-Violence, Advocates for

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote, educate, create change. Our group is focused on interpersonal violence awareness and prevention on campus and in all facets of society.

    • Contact: Ashleigh Bailey - ashleigh.bailey@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Shaunagh McGoldrick - shaunagh.mcgoldrick@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: ANV.UM
  • Peers Reaching Out (PROs)

    Recognized: 2015-2016

    Purpose: Promoting healthy lifestyles for UM students and providing group members with hands-on, career oriented health promotion and outreach education experience.

    • Contact: Elissa White - elissa.white@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Linda Green - linda.green@mso.umt.edu
  • Women's Resource Center

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: The Women's Resource Center serves as a trusted resource for students who need confidential help and support; a safe space for feminist dialogue, activism and education. The WRC holds community events of acceptance, support, and awareness.

    • Contact: Jennifer Stoneking - jennifer.stoneking@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Hubble - elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.umt.edu/wcenter/
    • Facebook: UM Women's Resource Center

Spirituality and Faith

  • Catholic Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: CCM seeks to empower UM students to become disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today by providing a loving, engaging faith community.

  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To enhance the spiritual life of UM students by providing opportunities for friendship, worship and training students to be mission-oriented and engage in prayer.

    • Contact: Alec Managhan - alec.managhan@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Rayleen Hicks - rayleen.hicks@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://www.umxa.org
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a bible study/encouragement to athletes past or present at the University of Montana.

    • Contact: Jenna Castillo - jenna.castillo@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Beckie Christiaens - beckie.christiaens@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: FCA
  • Cru

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide a community for students to explore and ask questions about Christianity, or to grow in their Christian faith. We are a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ.

  • Emmaus Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2016-2017

  • Grizzly Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To connect students to a campus community oriented around loving Jesus and serving others.

    • Contact: Jackson Davey - jackson.davey@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Abraham Kim - abraham.kim@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Grizzly Christian Fellowship
    • Twitter: @GCF_UM
  • Hillel, UM

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide Jewish students and anyone else interested with a place to celebrate and experience Jewish culture.

    • Contact: Hannah Fay - hannah.fay@umontana.edu; hillel.umontana@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Laurie Franklin - laurie.franklin@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Hillel
  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To establish at colleges and universities of Montana witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world.

    • Contact: Hailey Spence - hailey.spence@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Ray Callaway - ray.callaway@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://ivmontana.org/griz
    • Facebook: Intervarsity Christian Fellowship at The University of Montana
  • Latter-Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To enrich lives through meaningful spiritual and social activities.

    • Contact: Holden Tarver - holden.tarver@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Martin Blair - martin.blair@umontana.edu
  • Muslim Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Bring Muslims of diverse backgrounds and cultures together under unified community.

    • Contact: Bader Algarni - bader.algarni@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Shabnam Quneshi - shabnam.quenshi@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/msa
    • Facebook: MSA at University of Montana
  • Orthodox Christian Fellowship of Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To foster fellowship with all interested in the Orthodox Christian faith. Prayers, service, fellowship, and fun intersect here.

    • Contact: Robert Spaliatsos - robert.spaliatsos@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Elaine Gagliardi - elaine.gagliardi@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: OCF Montana
  • Simple Truth

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To know God and make God known.

    • Contact: Sebastian Livio - sebastian.liviocontreras@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Manuel Stubbs - manuel.stubbs@mso.umt.edu
  • Young Life

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide a community of friendship, fun, adventure, and a safe environment to explore their thoughts about God and Jesus.

  • Zootown Underground

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To provide opportunities for every student to encounter the person of Jesus, to empower students in their personal faith and identity, and to encourage students to build positive relationships and invest in the University of Montana community.

    • Contact: Chelsey Hoshor- chelsey.hoshor@umconnect.umt
    • Advisor: Scott Debnam- scott.debnam@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://zootownchurch.com
    • Facebook: Zootown Underground

Politics and Activism

  • Advocates for Non-Violence

    Purpose: See Non-Violence, Advocates for

  • Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Protect the lives and advance the interest of animals through the legal system.

    • Contact: Alyssa Campbell - alyssa.campbell@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Stacey Gordon - stacey.gordon@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Montana SALDF
  • College Democrats

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Engage and mobilize youth to get involved with politics and strive to build and achieve positive change.

  • Criminal Law Group

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Further "out of the classroom" education in the area of criminal law.

    • Contact: Jayme Hill - jh102112@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Andrew King-Ries - andrew.king-ries@umontana.edu
  • Forward Montana Foundation

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: FMT Volunteer Team UM is dedicated to mobilizing and engaging young Montanans to use the democratic process to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans.

  • Young Greens

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To educate and inform the campus community about the Green Party, its issues, and its candidates.

    • Contact: Antonio Morsette - antonio.morsette@umontana.edu; umyounggreens@gmail.com
    • Advisor: George Price - george.price@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Young Greens
  • Industrial Workers of the World

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To bring attention to class and labor issues to University of Montana students.

    • Contact: Kenny Johnson - kj234683@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Michel Valentin - michel.valentin@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Industrial Workers of the World
  • Liberty, Students for

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: We recognize the natural rights of life, liberty and property set forth by our founding fathers. We arrange political engagement and education on and off campus.

    • Contact: Elizabeth Engebretson - elizabeth.t.engebretson@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Megan Stark - megan.stark@umontana.edu
  • Peace and Justice, Students for

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Provide a supportive forum for students interested in peace and justice; promote public awareness and action to further the causes of peace and justice in our community, nation, and world.

    • Contact: Kathleen Todd - kathleen.todd@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
  • Planned Parenthood Generation Action

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To educate and empower students to make reproductive health choices and to be an advocate in the Missoula community.

    • Contact: Mariah Welch - mariah.antillie@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Hubble - elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: PPLA UMT
  • Women's Law Caucus

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Women's Law Caucus is committed to celebrating strong successful advocates in the legal community by promoting women's values in the law, helping women and families in the community, and connecting law students to attorneys in Missoula.

Law School Organizations

  • Environmental Law Group

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: ELG was founded in order to enhance environmental consciousness within the legal and academic community. As law students with an environmental focus, we are committed to a platform of preservation and protection of Montana's waters, lands, and wildlife.

  • International Law Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Introduce UM law students to the diverse issues which encompass international law; to inform students of the wide variety of career opportunities within the field of international law; to assist students in their academic pursuit of international law studies; to support JESSUP, and to promote international law issues on campus and in the community.

    • Contact: Caitlin Buzzas - caitlin.buzzas@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Samuel Panarella - samuel.panarella@umontana.edu
  • National Lawyers Guild

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: Promote social and economic justice in the legal field and unite students with lawyers in the community.

    • Contact: Luke Laughlin - luke.laughlin@umontana.edu; montanaNLG@riseup.net
    • Advisor: Eduardo Capulong - eduardo.capulong@umontana.edu
  • Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017

    Purpose: To promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance and provide support for Native American Law students. Group welcomes Indian and non-Indian students.

    • Contact: Lillian Alvernaz - lillian.alvernaz@umontana.edu; montananalsa@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Monte Mills - monte.mills@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: MT Nalsa