Student Groups - By Category

Academics and Honors

  • Alpha Kappa Delta, Montana Chapter

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Alpha Kappa Delta seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition.

    • Contact: Sierra Streuli - sierra.streuli@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Kathy Kuipers - kathy.kuipers@mso.umt.edu
  • American Indian Business Leaders

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The mission of AIBL is to increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in business and entrepreneurial ventures through education and leadership development opportunities.

  • Anthropology Student Association, Montana (MASA)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To promote the study and appreciation of Anthropology as an academic discipline and a forum of applied learning for the benefit of all peoples in real-world contexts

  • Athletic Training Student Association, UM (UMATSA)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

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

  • Beta Alpha Psi

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The mission of Beta Alpha Psi, the premier international honor and service organization for financial and business information students and professionals, is to inspire and support excellence by: - encouraging the study and practice of accountancy, finance, and information systems - providing opportunities for service, professional development, and interaction among members and financial professionals - fostering lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

  • Chemistry Club

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: Our mission statement is to introduce departmental camaraderie to both new and established chemistry and biochemistry students. To help students achieve both their undergraduate and post graduate goals with regards to chemistry. To present students with both fun workshops and informational seminars to keep them up to date with research both on campus and abroad.

    • Contact: Elizabeth Lorentz - elizabeth.lorentz@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Christopher Palmer - chris.palmer@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMontana Chemistry
    • Twitter: @ChemUmt
  • Delta Rho Tao

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To promote awareness and understanding of physical therapy through speakers, networking, university, community, and state-wide events and activities

    • Contact: Kelsie Taylor - kelsie.taylor@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jaclyn Carson - jaclyn.carson@umontana.edu
  • Economics Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to provide a place where where students can come together in a to discuss current theories, policy, research, and events relating to economics. We also strive the create a place for where economics faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students can share their knowledge and interests in a non classroom environment. We are open to students pursuing a degree in economics, as well as those with a personal interest in the topic.

  • Exercise Science Students Association

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: As a student led group we promote the University of Montana's Exercise Science program and exercise as a form of medicine within the community. As a close group of students, we integrate all health professions togethe such as those becoming Nurses, Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologist, Various Doctors, Occupational Therapists, Athletic Trainers, as well as Psychologists.

    • Contact: Zach Obermire - zachary.obermire@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Charles Palmer - charles.palmer@mso.umt.edu
  • Foresters, Society of American

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and to use our knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic to ensure the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity. The mission of the University of Montana Student Chapter is to connect UM students to the Society of American Foresters at the local, state, and national levels.

  • Forestry Student Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To provide students with a social learning environment, knowledge about forestry, to meet with forestry professionals, and to provide job opportunities for those looking to work in the field.

    • Contact: Owen Oster - umforestryclub@gmail.com
    • Advisor: Beth Dodson - elizabeth.dodson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Forestry Club
  • Geography Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To increase social and professional interaction among student and faculty outside of the classroom, promote the study of geography on campus, and to hold bi-weekly meetings to discuss and plan club activities.

    • Contact: Joe Offer - joseph.offer@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Shively - david.shively@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Geography Club
  • Geology Club, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To advocate for student involvement in the geosciences and to provide opportunities for student outreach in the community

  • Gerontology Society

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of the Gerontology Society is to raise awareness for gerontological issues, to foster a community of involvement, to connect individuals to the resources in their community, to advocate for the rights of the aging community, to educate the student body about gerontological opportunities and research, and to encourage students to become members of national and local gerontological organizations.

  • Honors Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: HSA seeks to engage students on campus and in the Missoula community through social, academic, and service-related activities. HSA will coordinate events in each of these three areas: Service: This includes events like trash clean-up, Trick-or-Treat-so-Missoula-Eats, Valentines for Peace. Members may also consider smaller, HSA-only service events such as socializing cats at the animal shelter. Academic: This includes hosting senior project presentations, Undergraduate Research Night, open forums on relevant campus issues, and Popcorn with a Professor. Social: This includes events like movie nights, ice cream excursions, holiday parties, and M hikes. Members may also consider recreational activities including day hikes, camping trips, skiing, etc.

  • Information Systems Association, Montana (MISA)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: MISA is an organization devoted to helping students get a jump on obtaining internships and full-time jobs during their college career. We do our best to assist students with work-shopping resumes, cover letters, preparation for job interviews, and introductions to top notch business professionals and recruiters. MISA's main goal as a group is to help give as many students as possible the opportunity to obtain great careers right after college and prepare them for a professional business environment.

  • Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Iota Iota Iota, Triota, is a National Women's Studies Honor Society with over 50 chapters nationwide. The Greek letter, iota, was selected for the name to represent the three goddesses Inanna, Ishtar, and Isis. Iota Iota Iota strives to maintain the feminist values central to Women's Studies and encourage diversity, egalitarianism, and a supportive academic environment for all students. The purpose of Triota is to promote interest in Women's Studies, and research in social problems affecting all women. This society also encourages volunteerism, advocacy, and activism within the community as important methods for promoting and maintaining the feminist values central to Women's Studies.

  • Lambda Alpha

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to promote the study and appreciation of anthropology as an academic discipline and a forum of applied learning for the benefit of all peoples in real-world contexts.

    • Contact: Alexis Rizzolo - alexis.rizzolo@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Meradeth Snow - meradeth.snow@umontana.edu
  • Lambda Pi Eta

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: The purpose of the honor society is to promote outstanding academic achievement in the Communication discipline.

  • Linguistics Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The Linguistics Club strives to foster a community of students interested in Linguistics through professional development, social gatherings, and student service

  • Marketing Association, American

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The American Marketing Association (AMA) is an international professional society of individual members with an interest in the practice, study and teaching of marketing. Our primary objectives are to urge and assist the professional and personal development of our members and create a social environment that is conducive to establishing lifelong networking opportunities. AMA competes at the intramural and international levels in a slew of competitions designed to test and showcase the variety of skills that business professionals are looking for from students. We attend conferences to learn from world industry leaders and gain invaluable professional relationships. We also host networking events, workshops, and more.

    • Contact: Justin Lauer - justin.lauer@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Carol Bruneau - carol.bruneau@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMontanaAMA
    • Twitter: @umontanaama
  • Montana Anthropological Student Association, MASA

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to promote the study and appreciation of Anthropology as an academic discipline and a form of applied learning forthe benefit of all peoples in real world contexts.

    • Contact: Jade Winters - jade1.winters@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Meradeth Snow - meradeth.snow@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://hs.umt.edu/anthropology/masa/
    • Facebook: @MontanaAnthroStudent
  • Model United Nations, Montana

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    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: Taylor Gregory - taylor1.gregory@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Eva-Maria Maggi - eva.maggi@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://cas.umt.edu/mun/
  • MontPIRG, Students

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: MontPIRG Students is dedicated to affecting tangible, positive change through educating and empowering the next generation of civic leaders.

  • Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Mortar Board, Inc., a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community

  • NeuroClub

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: Expand our understanding of neuroscience by seeking out educational opportunities and resources, in addition to promoting interest in the community, in an inclusive and social environment.

    • Contact: Kinsey Webb - kinsey.webb@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Richard Bridges - richard.bridges@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Neuroscience UMT
  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: UM-NSSLHA is a student organization dedicated to engaging in philanthropic work on the UM Campus and its surrounding community

  • Order of Omega

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: To recognize those fraternity men and women who have attained a high standard of leadership in interfraternity activities, to encourage them to continue along this line, and to inspire others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment.

    • Contact: Katherine Beisel - katherine beisel@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Lacey Zinke - lacey.zinke@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://www.orderofomega.org
  • Physical Therapy Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2020

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

  • Physics Students, Society of

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To provide and support professional development of physics students at the University of Montana

    • Contact: Jaz Dierenfield - jaz.dierenfield@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Alexander Buhlman, Ph.D - alexander.buhlman@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: SPS
  • Pi Sigma Alpha - Epsilon Mu

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    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.

  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The UM Pre-PT club provides support to all students interested in physical therapy as a career choice along with insight to the application process and opportunities to give our members the competitive edge needed to get into PT school. We meet every other Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 in McGill 135 to discuss everything related to physical therapy: PT school, career paths, job shadowing, the GRE, and more. The Pre-PT club gives students a competitive advantage in the application process and offers a great opportunity for networking with peers.

  • Psychology Graduate Student Association (PGSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: PGSA represents the interests and intentions of graduate students across specializations in the Department of Psychology.

    • Contact: Jessica Hudson - jessica.hudson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Laura Kirsch - laura.kirsch@umontana.edu
  • Recreation Association, Student

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: We provide recreational opportunities and teach back country skills to students of all skill levels and backgrounds in a safe and supportive learning environment.

    • Contact: Nicole Ballard - nicole.ballard@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jennifer Thomsen - jennifer.thomsen@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Student Recreation Association
  • NSSLHA, UM (previosuly known as SCHWA)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: UM-NSSLHA is a student organization dedicated to engaging in philanthropic work on the UM campus and its surrounding community

  • UM Society of History

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: To foster and create an appreciation for the study of history at the University of Montana, and to take learning outside the classroom in order to facilitate networking and help students find careers in their post graduate endeavors.

  • Teachers of Singing, Student National Association (SNATS)

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    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: Daniel McDonald - daniel.mcdonald@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski - anne.basinski@umontana.edu
  • Women in Physics (WIP)

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: WIP seeks to provide support, encouragement, and community for gender minorities in STEM fields, as well as offer professional development and advocacy tools.

    • Contact: Shannon McLaughlin - shannon3.mclaughlin@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Macaluso - david.macaluso@mso.umt.edu

Environmental Interest

  • Air and Waste Management Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The mission of the University of Montana Student Chapter of the A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of our members to benefit society.

  • Climate Action Collective

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: We are a group of climate crisis stopping organizers. We work to help students take on climate projects by offering guidance, resources, and connections to other social justice/climate justice groups. We are an academic group. We plan on hosting many educational activities throughout the year. We also host activities like debate watch parties, field trips to the Helena legislature, and many more. Members can expect a support group and free-thinking space for climate action.

    • Contact: Cory Beattie - cory.beattie@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Peter McDonough - peter.mcdonough@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Climate Action Collective
  • Climate Response Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to undertake projects that educate students and mitigate University of Montana's climate impact.

  • Ecological Restoration, Society for

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on earth and re-establish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.

    • Contact: Alyssum Ahler-Mull - alyssum.ahler-mull@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Cara Nelson - cara.nelson@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://www.cfc.umt.edu/umser
    • Facebook: UMSER
  • Fire Ecology and Management, UM Student Association (UMSAFEM)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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. Club activities include active participation in fuels reduction, prescribed burning and fire management related activities. Education about fire ecology is accomplished through yearly visits to the Missoula Fire Laboratory, Neptune Aviation, historically important wildland fire locations and many other field opportunities.

  • Fisheries Society, American

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: A professional society to help students further their studies and careers in the realm of fisheries.

  • Forum For Living with Appropriate Technology (FLAT)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The UM FLAT is an intentional living-learning community dedicated to everyday sustainability. Student residents gain experience in shared leadership, learn practical skills, and build a supportive, dynamic community. The FLAT also provides a welcoming gathering space and actively engages the University of Montana and Missoula through demonstration and education programs.

  • Ice Holes, UM

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: To learn, practice, and enjoy the sport of ice fishing in a group environment.

    • Contact: Vincent "Sonny" Capece - sonny.capece@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Jeremiah Conroy - jerimiah.conroy@umconnect.umt.edu
  • International Forestry Student Association

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: IFSA Mission: Our mission is to provide a platform for students of forest sciences to enrich their formal education, promote cultural understanding by encouraging collaboration with international partner organizations and facilitating students in gaining practical experiences with a wider and more global perspective. Through its network, IFSA encourages student meetings, enables participation in scientific debates, and supports the involvement of youth in decision making processes and international forest and environmental policy. UMONTANA IFSA MISSION: Provide those within, or connected to, the community of the University of Montana with the opportunity to engage in major forest conservation challenges, with a specific focus in promoting the inclusion and participation of stakeholders in conservation research, practice, and policy.

  • Wildlife Society

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The University of Montana Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) strives to be an active club providing many great opportunities to our members, while having fun along the way. At our meetings, students get a chance to connect with current wildlife professionals and learn about their research. We also provide several opportunities throughout the year where students can practice skills they will use in the field and gain valuable experience for their resume. Students can also use TWS as an opportunity to get involved in the surrounding community through our education outreach program. In addition, participating in the club is a great way to gain leadership skills and meet new people in a positive social atmosphere.

    • Contact: Jonathan Karlen - jonathan.karlen@umontana.edu
    • 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: 2018-2020

    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 members of the African Students Association.

  • UMAISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other Indigenous Peoples of North America in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers.

    • Contact: Jordan Jimmie - jordan.jimmie@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Aaron Thomas - aaron.thomas@mso.umt.edu
  • Black Student Union, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The mission of The University of Montana Black Student Union is to provide services and programs that address the needs and concerns of all students of African and African-American descent. We are committed to stimulating intellectual, political, and social growth amongst our membership.

  • China Table

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To educate all interested university students about Chinese Culture through games and various media, as well as supplemental practice speaking, grammar, and writing of Chinese characters.

    • Contact: Amanda Cunningham - amanda.cunningham@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Zhen Cao - zhen.cao@mso.umt.edu
  • Chinese Student Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: We organize the Chinese students current enroll at the University of Montana. Our main goal is to create a home feeling environment, including the celebration of the traditional Chinese festivals and other relevant events.

  • Classics Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To increase awareness of Classical Studies and to provide a venue for students to explore and participate in activities related to Classical Studies

  • French Club (Le Cercle Francophone)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The French Club aims to provide community involvement in all things francophone and francophone culture.

    • Contact: Kirksey Cunningham - kirksey.cunningham@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Ione Crummy - ione.crummy@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UMT French Club
  • German Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To inform, excite, and inspire UM Student about the language and culture of German-speaking nations

  • International Student Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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: Cory Hudson Orellana - cory.hudsonorellana@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Mehrdad Kia - mehrdad.kia@mso.umt.edu
    • Website: http://umt.edu/isa/
    • Facebook: UofM ISA
  • Irish Club (An Cumann Gaeilge)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To assist students with Irish language skills and classes, and to spread Irish culture to the University of Montana community

    • Contact: Sierra Jacobson - sierra.jacobson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Traolach O'Riordain - traolach.oriordain@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Cumann Gaeilge MT
  • Japanese Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The Japanese Student Association enjoys events pertaining to both Japanese and American culture so that both Japanese exchange students and students interested in Japanese culture can have cultural interactions and create friendships. We plan cultural events where we can have fun, and host events that allow those studying English and those studying Japanese to work on their language skills together.

  • KyiYo Native American Student Association

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of our organization is to bridge the faculty and students of the University of Montana with the communities of Missoula and surrounding areas. Through extra-curricular activities and community-building, we will engage others in our cultural traditions in order to unify and promote the cultural identity of American Indians/Alaska Natives.

  • Latinx Student Union

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The mission of the University of Montana Latinx Student Union is to establish a place where all Latinx students, as well as those interested in Latinx culture, can come together to share Latinx experiences, values, and culture. We plan to advocate for Latinx Students and faculty. This is a safe space for Latinx students and community members.

  • Central and Southwest Asian Club (CSWA)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our mission at the Central and Southwest Asian Club is to bolster student, faculty, and community interest in all aspects of the countries and cultures of the Middle East and Central Asia, while also growing support and scholarship for this unique department that is only offered at the University of Montana. Each week, we will host presentations on a wide range of topics, have informal but riveting discussion, provide a platform for students to show their own research, assist in language study and, most crucially, offer abundant tea and cookies

  • Russian Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Russian Club aims to help students in the community learn more about the Russian language and culture. In addition to conversation, language practice, homework help, and games, the club organizes a variety of events ranging from a visit to the opera or ballet to movie nights, cooking classes, and culture nights. Our club bridges the gap between students at all levels of language proficiency and with a variety of interests, and often includes visits from community members and heritage speakers. Students need not be Russian majors or have any knowledge of the language to stop in and have fun!

  • Spanish Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Offer students an opportunity to speak Spanish in a relaxed environment and provide cultural understanding

    • Contact: Ben Borhegyi - benjamin.borhegyi@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Linda Bailey - linda.bailey@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Spanish Club
  • Pacific Islanders Club, University of Montana

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: To enrich, promote, educate and celebrate our different pacific islander cultures.

Music

  • American String Teachers Association

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    • Contact: Gordon Martin - gordon.martin@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Margaret Nichols Baldridge - margaret.baldridge@umontana.edu
  • Baby MAMA

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: As an entitiy of MAMA, the Missoula Area Music Association, we work to connect college students in the Missoula area to musicians, record labels, venues, and other platforms in an effort to foster and support the growing Missoula music community.

  • Chamber Chorale

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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.

  • UM Collegiate Chapter of ACDA (American Choral Directors Association)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The goal of the University of Montana Student ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) Chapter is to foster and promote the future of music educators through experience in the yearly conference, community outreach, and education.

  • Clarinet studio

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To encourage and develop clarinet players at UM through music and community outreach

    • Contact: Erik Marchesano - erik.marchesano@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Christopher Kirkpatrick - christopher.kirkpatrick@umontana.edu
  • Composer's Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: This club has been created for the enrichment of the students’ education through live performance opportunities, guest artists, collaboration, and other unique musical opportunities through self-expression.

    • Contact: Reed Ellsworth - re110069@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Bryan Kostors - bryan.kostors@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Composers Club 2018-2019
  • Flute Choir

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The UM Flute Choir strives to gain musical and educational value by working as a team and with professionals we bring in on a global scale. We are open to the University of Montana's student community. Specifically to those who have any experience with flute playing.

  • Grizzly Stomp: Country Swing Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Grizzly Stomp is committed to learning, teaching, and enjoying country swing dance as a cultural tradition of the West that brings people together for safe, healthy fun at the University of Montana

    • Contact: Cody Carlson - cody1.carlson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jennifer Cavanaugh - jennifer.cavanaugh@umontana.edu
  • Horn Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To bring horn players from across campus to play music together and learn about the horn.

  • Jazz Band

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The UM Jazz Bands provides spectacular jazz education through performances, guest artists, tours, recordings and opportunities comparable to jazz programs throughout the United States. Through these objectives the students involved in the organization will gain experiences, networking skills and knowledge to be competitive in their professional field of study.

  • Keyboard Society

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to advance the value and study of music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.

  • Music Education, National Association for

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    Purpose: We NAFME-Collegiate (National Association for Music Education Collegiate chapter) provide professional development opportunities, travel to state and regional music education conferences, and interact with local and state-wide music educators. We strive to bring community and support to future and current music educators

  • Student National Association of Teachers of Singing

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: the student section of the National Association of Teachers of Singing is dedicated to fostering quality teachers of singing through master classes, guest artists, participation in the collegiate NATS singing competition, and supporting many of the singing groups on campus including Opera Theater, choirs, and vocal music education majors.

    • Contact: Cody Graves - cody.graves@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: David Cody - david.cody@umontana.edu
  • Opera Theater

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To further the opera education of University of Montana students by engaging them in large chorus ensembles, small opera scenes, and full scale productions. To bring opera and classical music to Missoula and the surrounding communities. We will provide outreach to community organization and surrounding area high schools. For students to develop their vocal and dramatic skills by participating in full productions with sets and costumes, as well as scenes programs. They also gain behind the scenes experience working with sets, costumes, hair and makeup, publicity, and fundraising.

  • Percussion Ensemble

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The UM Percussion Club provides students with the opportunity to enhance their percussion skills and knowledge. They are exposed to varied percussion literature in both large ensemble and small group settings and are able to practice their performance skills with other highly talented musicians. Each year, UM Percussion Club brings in at least one nationally or internationally renowned guest artist who provide master classes and performances with and for members of the club. The UM Percussion Club holds at least three public performances a year open to the entire community.

  • Saxophone Studio

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The UM Saxophone Studio is committed to providing opportunities for all saxophonists to learn more about the instrument, meet professionals, and preform for peers.

    • Contact: Cody Carlson - cody1.carlson@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Johan Eriksson - johan.eriksson@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Saxophone Studio
  • Switchback Records

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: As the only student-run record label in Missoula, we are housed on the University of Montana campus. We work with local artists by partnering them with professionals, to provide a platform to launch their careers beyond the borders of Montana.

  • Philharmonic

    Recognized: 2016-2020

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

  • Tuba and Euphonium Choir

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: To provide unique concert experiences for the UM and Missoula community.

  • University Choir

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To learn and perform advanced music, the University Choir attempts to create a shared musical experience.

  • Vocal Practicum, UM (SNATS)

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    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: Daniel McDonald - daniel.mcdonald@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski - anne.basinski@umontana.edu
  • Wind Music Association

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The Wind Music Association provides two levels of ensembles to allow a place for all University of Montana Students desiring to pursue music in the form of wind ensemble literature. The Wind Music Association promotes musical excellence and inclusion.

    • Contact: Hailey Rasmussen - hailey.rasmussen@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: James Smart - james.smart@umontana.edu
  • Women's Choir

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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.

  • Zootown Cabaret

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: Zootown Cabaret is a performing group that focuses on musical theatre repertoire. They perform at least once a semester in an off campus venue in a "revue" format.

    • Contact: Teresa Rose Merriman - teresa1.merriman@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. David Cody - david.cody@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Zootown Cabaret

Service

  • Advocates, UM

    Recognized: 1969-2020

    Purpose: To promote the University of Montana to all outside constituents through tours, orientations, and community service.

    • Contact: Miranda Henrich - Miranda.henrich@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Stotts - elizabeth.stotts@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Advocates
  • Campus Scouts

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To give opportunities to Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the Missoula area.

    • Contact: Teresa Hoskins - teresa.hoskins@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Daniel Lee dan.lee@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UMT Campus Scouts
  • Circle K, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Circle K is the world's largest student-led collegiate service organization. CKI is all about volunteering our time to better our community.

    • Contact: Natalie Bova - natalie.bova@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Cindy Leary - cindy.leary@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Circle K
  • Operation Smile

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    Purpose: Operation Smile UM is a philanthropic organization committed to repairing cleft palates in underprivileged areas

    • Contact: Zoa Phillips - zoa.phillips@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Ginger Collins - ginger.collins@umontana.edu
    • Website: https://operationsmile.org
  • Pre-Veterinary Sciences Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to introduce students to many of the opportunities of veterinary medicine including volunteer opportunities, job shadowing, job opportunities, and animal experience. This group allows the opportunity to speak with veterinarians and technicians during meetings to learn and ask questions on careers in veterinary medicine. We also prepare students for the veterinary school application process by boosting our resumes and we collectively help students through their undergraduate experience.

  • Students For Disaster Relief

    Recognized: 2017-2019

    Purpose: To provide monetary and other forms of aid to communities affected by natural disasters.

    • Contact: Nathaniel Capener - nate.capener@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Christopher Muste - christopher.muste@umontana.edu
  • TRIO

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: Trio is a set of federally funded college-based educational opportunity outreach programs that motivate and support students. Student backgrounds are from low-income, military, veteran, disability-based students and first-generation students. Trio students come from families that earn less than $36,000 per year or where neither parent received a college degree. First generation, low income, and students with disabilities all face many social obstacles that effect their overall well-being and needs, which tends to make college seem unwelcoming. Trio SSS Club was created to off-set this feeling to support our fellow students socially. The goal of Trio SSS Club is to help students overcome as many negative social anxieties they may experience. We are a family, cultural, and academic oriented group that achieves to overcome academic barriers by helping students via tutoring, times to destress, and fun social activities. By providing direct one-on-one services along with group services, students can retain focus and keep up with intensive college work. Trio SSS Club assists students in overcoming obstacles they face as they attend and graduate college. We create a family of students who grow, develop, and support each other during the good and the bad. Today an estimated 5 million students have graduated with the support and assistance of TRIO Programs. With Trio SSS Club’s support and collaboration with the University of Montana’s TRIO program, it is worth seeing how effective the club can be helping students with resumes, stress, family life, wind-down time, academics, anxiety and leadership.

  • Up Til Dawn - UM

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    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.

  • Volunteers in Action

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To promote volunteerism and engagement among students at the University of Montana.

Special Interest

  • Advocates for Animals

    Recognized: 2018-2019

    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: Serena Palmer - serena.palmer@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Deborah Slicer - deborah.slicer@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: AFAUM
  • Anime Club, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To provide a safe, substance free, community for those interested in Japanese animation, and the surrounding culture. To provide a non-exclusive welcoming environment and offer a creative and social outlet for its members.

  • Artist Collective, University of Montana (UMAC)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to support and converge as University of Montana artists. Together we fundraise, organize art exhibits, and travel to prepare ourselves as professional artists.

  • Ceramic Artists, Emerging University of Montana (UMECA)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: UMECA helps provide opportunities for students to exhibit their work within the School, the Missoula community, as well as outside of the state. In addition to helping arrange sales and exhibitions, this group raises money in order to provide members with financial stipends to attend ceramics-related workshops, conferences and residencies. Through these efforts, UMECA strives to promote and develop emerging student artists within the contemporary ceramics world.

    • Contact: Hannah Gitlin - hannah.gitlin@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Trey Hill - trey.hill@umontana.edu
  • Circus Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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: Jennifer Wall - jennifer.wall@umontana.edu / Hila Tzipora - hilatzipora@gmail.com
    • Advisor: James Sears - james.sears@umontana.edu - 406-243-5251
    • Facebook: UM Circus Club
  • Collectable Card-Game Club (C^3)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To provide a place twice a week for those who play collectible card games like Magic the Gathering or Yugioh.

    • Contact: Spencer Kim - spencer.kim@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Joel Iverson - joel.iverson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Collectable Card-Game Club
  • Computer Science Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to help new and returning students integrate into the Computer Science Department by holding study sessions, gaming nights, and tournaments.

  • Crafters, University

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The University Crafters is dedicated to the education and promotion of crafting skills for the benefit of the student body community at the University of Montana.

    • Contact: James Willmus - james.willmus@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Mike Monsos - michael.monsos@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University Crafters
  • Criminology Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    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.

  • CutBank Literary Magazine

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: We're proud of Cutbank's forty-plus years as Montana's foremost literary magazine, founded in 1973 by the Creative Writing program at the University of Montana and helmed initially by favorite literary son William Kittredge. We publish two prints a year of compelling poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices alike. We're global in scope, but with a regional bias. Over the years, we've been privileged to feature work by Wendell Berry, Louise Erdrich, Richard Hugo, Seamus Heaney, James Welch, Patricia Goedicke, James Lee Burke, Chris Offutt, Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, and a number of other writers whose work we're fond of. That's the joy, we think, of publishing and reading a publication like Cutbank: discovering and developing a fondness for new work.

  • Dance Club, Performance Ensemble

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: UM Dance Club is a group of students devoted to fundraising and collaborating in order to make the most of UM's Dance Department. This consists of several shows, classes, open discussions, fundraisers and a regional conference in the Spring. Our Dance Department consists of students (Dance-majors and non-dance majors) devoted to enriching their college experience though community, art collaboration and self appreciation. All people and ideas are welcome into the Dance Department, just as they are all welcome in Dance Club.

  • Entertainment Management (UMEM)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To provide students with real life experience in the entertainment industry and to help those same students obtain jobs in the industry through attending conferences and networking.

  • Folklore Society

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Sharing, promoting, preserving & enjoying the music, dance, arts, & skills of traditional and contemporary cultures. The group hosts one dance a year on campus, and promotes social dance opportunities available in Missoula.

    • Contact: Maggie Gammons - magalloway.gammons@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson - vicki.watson@umontana.edu
  • University of Montana Speech and Debate

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Our purpose is to help students learn and compete in Speech and Debate as well as grow all the associated skills such as critical thinking, public speaking, and so on. The team travels to regional competitions and hosts on-campus events and intramural debates. No prior experience in forensics/speech/debate is required and students from all majors are welcome.

  • Gaming Den, University of Montana

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: We as the UM Gaming Den strive to having a safe environment for gamers of all types to have a safe place to gather have a social gaming experience

  • GrizMed

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: to provide support and opportunities to pre-professional students interested in medicine

    • Contact: Dylan Cooper - dylan.cooper@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Mark Pershouse - mark.pershouse@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: GrizMed
  • Grizzly Strong

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Grizzly Strong is the supporting right arm of the Army ROTC Student group. We empower future warrior leaders to succeed both in the classroom and in operational environments no matter the circumstance. From funding events like the Bataan Memorial Death March, the Spartan Race, and The Army 10 Miler, to supporting the Grizzly Strong Pistol Team and providing modern study space in Schreiber Gym, our group proudly represents the fighting spirit and determination of the University of Montana.

    • Contact: Chris Blaser - christopher.blaser@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Patrick Beckwith - patrick.beckwith@mso.umt.edu
    • Twitter: @um_grizzlystrong (Instagram)
  • Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Promoting free flights in and around Missoula, MT. Serving as the connection between the University of Montana student body and the greater Missoula flying community.

  • Indigenous Filmmakers Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: A student network for UM filmmakers to produce, create, and screen indigenous films

    • Contact: Justin Ras - justin.ras@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Michael Murphy - michael.murphy@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Indigenous Filmmakers' Club
  • Interfraternity Council

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The Interfraternity Council exists to promote the shared interests and values of our member fraternities: leadership service, brotherhood, and scholarship. We believe in Fraternity and that the shared values of Fraternity drive the IFC to create better communities, better chapters, and better men.

  • Medieval Combat Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To build community and promote physical activity through mock medieval combat

    • Contact: Kylie Brunette - kylie.brunette@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Hailey Michelson - hailey.michelson@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Medieval Combat Society
  • One Thousand New Gardens

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to revitalize and contribute to Missoulaʼs legacy as the Garden City through student engagement. We promote sustainable small-scale vegetable gardening by sharing resources, techniques, and information throughout the community, and by constructing garden beds free-of-charge for those who request our services. We stand for sustainable, healthy, delicious, locally-sourced food for all!

  • Oval, The

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The Oval aims to collect the University of Montana's finest, most inspiring works of undergraduate fiction, non-fiction, poetry and visual art. Our goal each year is to produce a quality literary magazine that showcases those works and talents through the medium of print.

    • Contact: Mielle Hubbard - mielle.hubbard@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Robert Stubblefield - robert.stubblefield@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: The Oval
  • Panhellenic

    Recognized: 2016-2019

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

  • Philosophy Society

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: The UM Philosophy Society is a student driven network of individuals concerned about a wide range of current philosophical dilemmas. We welcome students from all disciplines.

  • Pokemon Go Club

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: To encourage going out and exploring the Missoula community. Being part of the participating in and the hosting of events such as Community day and other Pokémon Go related meetups that bring the the world-spanning community of Pokémon Go players together. Work together to accomplish goals and achievements in both an online and in-person settings.

    • Contact: Kyle Stokes - kyle.stokes@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Daniel Barthelmeh - daniel.berthelmeh@mso.umt.edu
  • Smash Club

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    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.

  • Tabletop Society

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: Providing an entertaining environment where any person can come and enjoy collaborative storytelling through tabletop games.

  • Trendsetters at The U

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our mission is to showcase the diverse sense of fashion among our student body; we do this through posting and engaging on several different social media platforms. This club is an outlet for those students with an excitement about fashion to talk and inspire other students at the U. Along with having several photo shoots a month, we host several events such as an annual fashion show in partnership with local boutiques, and a pop-up shop.

  • UM... Arts!

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: UM...arts serves as the only group on campus dedicated to creating and developing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the performing arts. Through our continued collaboration with the School of Theatre & Dance and the student population, we have successfully staged showcases, festivals, and events that offer our members the opportunity to highlight their abilities, the fruits of their study, and gain the invaluable experience that comes from putting our field's theory into practice. We accept all members regardless of major or affiliation and invite all students at the University of Montana to join in our celebration of the arts!

    • Contact: Shane Lutz - shane.lutz@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Pamyla Stiehl - pamyla.stiehl@umontana.edu
  • Zoo Crew

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The Zoo Crew was created to help build and create unity, foster leadership, grow pride and tradition, and increase student involvement. We have Bi-monthly meetings to come up with chants, themes, create events, and brainstorm ideas! Our mission is to create FOMO, and make the student section THE social activity on campus!

Sports

  • Back Country Hunters and Anglers

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The goal of our student group is to provide resources and mentorship for new hunters & anglers at the University of Montana. We promote ethical and sustainable hunting for sustenance. We highlight the importance of public lands in our pursuit of food security and the pivotal role they play in our unique American outdoor heritage. Our bi-weekly meetings expose students to a range of conservation related professions, outdoor hobbies, and specific hunting/angling skills. Furthermore, we promote hunting in a novel, progressive lens — highlighting the food aspect, health benefits, comradery, and connection to grand landscapes.

  • Baseball Club

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Play baseball and compete for national championship

  • Big Sky Taekwondo

    Recognized: -2020

    Purpose: The goal of our club is to provide University of Montana students the opportunity to learn the art and the sport of taekwondo as well as disciplines such as self-defense and life skills such as perseverance and modesty.

  • Cycling, UM

    Recognized: 2018-2019

    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: Jeremy Lurgio - jeremy.lurgio@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: University of Montana Cycling
  • Fencing Club (UMFC)

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The mission of our club is to teach the sport of fencing to students from regardless of experience. We also strive to provide a fun, social, and safe environment to learn and grow.

  • Frisbee, Men's SmokeJump

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: We are a competitive ultimate frisbee team. Our goal, as always, is to compete as best we can at various tournaments within our section and region. We are an all inclusive group that prides itself on balancing competitive spirit and enjoyment. We provide a team sport for newcomers and veterans alike

    • Contact: Sean Nettleton - sean.nettleton@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Andrew Ware - andrew.ware@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana Smoke Jump
  • Frisbee, Women's "Pillowfight"

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Montana Pillowfight is the women's ultimate frisbee club team for the university. Our group is made up of crazy fun women from all walks of life. Our main goals are to have fun and keep the spirit of the game high while also playing competitive ultimate. By joining this group you'll become apart of the university community, make new friends and memories, and get some good exercise.

    • Contact: Lillian Vaughn - lillian.vaughn@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Michael Faris - michael.faris@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: Montana PillowFight
  • Grizzly ESports

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: The University of Montana’s premier esports program is an all-inclusive group providing collaborative, innovative, and leadership opportunities for current and prospective students alike. Through cooperative play, students are empowered to be the best versions of themselves and encourage others to do so as well.

  • Hockey - Coed

    Recognized: 2015-2020

    Purpose: The UM Hockey Club seeks to increase student involvement in hockey by providing financial assistance and by developing an open, inviting club atmosphere.

    • Contact: Hunter Schmidt - hunter.schmidt@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Dr. Brooke Martin - brooke.martin@umontana.edu
  • Hurling Team, Grizzlies

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Montana Grizzlies Hurling brings the Irish sport of hurling to the students of the University of Montana. We partake in local, regional, and national competitions as a member of the National Collegiate Gaelic Athletic Association. In tandem with the Irish Studies Program in UM we assist with the promotion of Irish culture.

  • Lacrosse, Men's

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Our team has an academically enrolled roster that will perform at its best. We went to the national tournament in Salt Lake City in May, we went to the conference championship last April as well. Our year this year is to have the same expectation as last year. We are going to play 2 teams that were #1 in the country last year in North Dakota, we're heading to play teams in Alabama this year for spring break and we plan on beating the cats and heading to our conference tournament again. We have high expectations and we will keep them.

  • Lacrosse, Women's

    Recognized: 2016-2020

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

  • Rugby, Men's ("Jesters")

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The University of Montana Men's Rugby Club strives to provide an opportunity to play college rugby for University of Montana students.

  • Rugby, Women's

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    Purpose: To spread the wonderful sport of rugby to the University/Missoula area

  • Ski/Snowboard Club

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: Bring together a community of like-minded individuals who came to Montana to experience the outdoors, its people and its slopes. We want to supply a base of students who want to push your riding abilities and to get you and your friends fired up on what freeriding is all about.

  • Sports Union

    Recognized: 2016-2020

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

    • Contact: SportsUnion@mso.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Phoebe Hunter - phoebe.hunter@mso.umt.edu
  • Whitewater Club

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The whitewater club seeks to provide opportunities for students to get on rivers. We strive to provide gear, instruction, and support for students of all ability levels in order to have fun and safe river experiences.

  • Woodsman Team

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The University of Montana Woodsman Team is a student-run group that competes in Collegiate Timbersport events such as axe throwing, pole climbing, crosscut sawing, log rolling, chopping, and other events designed to emulate traditional logging practices. We travel all over the northwest United States to compete against other schools in timbersports competitions. No experience or special equipment is needed to join the team.

    • Contact: Peter Schuldt - peter.schuldt@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Beth Dodson - elizabeth.dodson@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: UM Woodsman Team

Support

  • UM Mental Health Allies

    Recognized: 2018-2020

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

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: AA is a fellowship of men and women share with each other to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety

  • LAMBDA Alliance

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The UM Lambda Alliance seeks to increase the visibility and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community through education, advocacy, and the promotion of social acceptance

    • Contact: Jaz Dierenfield - jaz.dierenfield@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Hailey Michelson - hailey.michelson@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Lambda Alliance
    • Twitter: @UMLambda
  • Non-Traditional Student Association

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: We are an open ASUM group for all students who self-identify as “non-traditional. We recognize the social and academic aspects of the Non-Traditional student experience, its unique challenges and exciting opportunities. We work together, to offer support and foster a sense of belonging on campus through monthly meetings, gatherings and events.

  • OUT THERE Missoula

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: OUT THERE Missoula's mission is to create a space for queer students and lower barriers of entry for LGBTQ+ students into outdoor recreation and outdoor leadership.

  • UTOPIA

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: To provide sacred spaces to strengthen the minds and bodies of QTPIs - Queer and Trans Pacific Islanders - through community organizing, community care, civic engagement and cultural stewardship.

    • Contact: Isaac La'a - isaac.laa@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Ruth Williams - ruth.williams@umontana.edu
  • Women's Resource Center

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The Women's Resource Center has been committed to building community and empowering women and others facing barriers in education for 50 years at the University of Montana. We host weekly office hours, dynamic programming, and fundraisers every semester. Every year we raise money for a community organization that helps survivors of interpersonal violence. Through the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, we have a team of interns who we help support in their individual projects concerning campus.

Spirituality and Faith

  • Ascend College Ministry

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: The goal of Ascend is to bring together students of all backgrounds and let them grow in their relationship with God. Our mission is to love others, love God, and serve the world. Supported by Elevate Church.

  • Catholic Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To empower UM students to become missionary disciples of Jesus Christ through exploration, inquiry, renewal, and celebration of our faith, all within a loving and engaging faith community.

  • Chabad Jewish Student Club

    Recognized: 2020

    Purpose: We strive to create a welcoming and non-judgmental environment on campus in which students can comfortably explore their Jewish heritage in a fun and meaningful way. Be it great kosher food, hands on activities, or thought provoking discussions, the Jewish Student Club is here for anyone wishing for a taste of Judaism.

  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To enhance the spiritual life of UM students by providing opportunities for friendship, worship, training, service missions, and prayer

  • Cru

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Cru's purpose is to provide resources and activities that allow interested students to explore, study, and grow in Christian faith while caring for and benefiting the University as a whole.

  • Delight Womens Ministry

    Recognized: 2017-2020

    Purpose: Delight seeks to establish a college women’s community that grows together, serves together, learns together, and does life together while chasing the heart of God. Delight is intentional about learning from one another through stories and experiences while potentially discovering or continuing to grow in relationships with Christ. Delight exists to be a place that any University of Montana collegiate women can come and grow in relationships with others, ask difficult questions, and find a strong community of Christians and non-Christians alike. Delight provides an opportunity for the women of the University of Montana to explore their faith in a nonjudgmental and open environment. In addition, Delight will provide a variety of service opportunities each semester in order to help equip the women of the University of Montana to give back through these service and fundraising activities on campus and in the community.

  • Emmaus Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: Emmaus Campus Ministry is a loving, accepting, and inclusive Christian community. We seek to live our faith through service to others, open and honest dialogue, spiritual grounding, and collaborative peace and justice work. We grow together, laugh a lot, and work to find our place and passion in life. Activities include weekly gatherings for dinner and discussion and spiritual grounding, rafting and camping trips and a spring break service and learning trip.

  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To establish and advance a community of students growing in love for God, God's word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes. Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campus renewed, and world-changers developed.

  • Latter-Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The LDSSA is established by the Missoula Institution of Religion to help student attending college or university to have a balanced secular and spiritual education

  • Resonate Church

    Recognized: 2019-2020

    Purpose: Resonate Church exists to connect the Gospel to People, People to Community, and Community to Mission.

  • Simple Truth

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: To know God and make God known.

    • Contact: Daniel McHugh - daniel.mchugh@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Manuel Stubbs - manuel.stubbs@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: Simple Truth Campus Ministry
  • Young Life

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    Purpose: The mission of YoungLife is to introduce students to Christ and help them grow in their faith. We want to create a space for college students to experience community and meaningful relationships while exploring their beliefs.

Politics and Activism

  • Advocates for Non-Violence

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: ANV works to promote a culture of respect and accountability by hosting educational and awareness-raising events around sexual violence, discrimination, white supremacy, and interpersonal communication. Meetings and discussions focus on healing and growth; recognizing that we all benefit from unlearning violent ideology and centering experiences of front-line communities

    • Contact: Jessica McManus - jm140318@umconnect.umt.edu
    • Advisor: Christine Fiore - christine.fiore@mso.umt.edu
    • Facebook: UM Advocates for Non-Violence
  • Bedsider UM

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To provide free safe sex information and resources through accessible events and products

    • Contact: Toni Braig - toni.braig@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Linda Green - linda.green@mso.umt.edu
  • College Democrats

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: We, the UM College Democrats, are passionate about rights and equality for all people, and that's fundamentally what we spend our time and energy doing. The Democratic Party is a political party that is a true representation of working people and minorities in our nation, so we work to elect them in various local, state and national elections! We hope to have you join our chapter if you are energized about these issues too. Go Democrats!

  • College Republicans

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: Promote Republican ideals and influence in politics; advance Republican initiatives in and around Missoula County, and the State of Montana. We provide a means for the recruitment and development of volunteers involved in campaigns and activities.

  • Criminal Law Group

    Recognized: 2016-2020

    Purpose: The Criminal Law Group (CLG) strives to provide students interested in criminal law a chance to develop a greater understanding of the challenges and rewards of criminal prosecution and criminal defense. The CLG seeks to educate the student body and the public about the strengths and shortfalls of the criminal justice system including contemporary, contentious issues in criminal law. Criminal cases account for more than 3/4 of all cases in trial courts and about 1/2 the cases in appellate courts across the nation. The CLG provides insight into the details of the practice of criminal law and offers significant opportunities to network with professionals currently practicing in the field.

    • Contact: Justin Redeen - justin.redeen@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Jordan Gross - jordan.gross@umontana.edu
  • Forward Montana Foundation

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: To organize young people through voter registration, voter education, and voter mobilization.

  • Turning Point USA

    Recognized: 2018-2020

    Purpose: The purpose of Turning Point USA at UM shall be to facilitate awareness of ideas that are concerned with individual liberty and human agency. We believe limited government is necessary for a prosperous society. We shall attempt to do this through tabling, activism events, speakers, debates, and forums. TPUSA at UM will abide by the stated purpose of the University's mission of education and free inquiry.

Law School Organizations

  • National Lawyers Guild

    Recognized: 2016-2019

    Purpose: UM NLG seeks to pursue change in the structure of our political and economic system. We seek to unite the lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers of America in an organization which will function as an effective political and social force in the service of other people, to the end that human rights will be regarded as more sacred than property interests. The purpose of this group is founded in our efforts to effect social and economic change, seek government accountability, cultivate public demonstrations, fight political repression and police abuses, provide legal skills training, foster community involvement, and provide a bridge between the public and the legal community. UM NLG will prioritize issues related to poverty law, mass incarceration, LGBTQA issues, immigration, racism, class, and environmental justice. We will focus on social justice lawyering and other issues relating to systemic and structural inequities.

    • Contact: Brittney Mada - brittney.mada@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Monte Mills - monte.mills@umontana.edu
    • Website: http://nlg.org
    • Twitter: @NLGMontanalaw
  • Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)

    Recognized: 2016-2017, 2020

    Purpose: Educate both Indians and non-Indians on cultural issues that affect the law.

    • Contact: Connlan Whyte - connlan.whyte@umontana.edu
    • Advisor: Monte Mills - monte.mills@umontana.edu
    • Facebook: MT Nalsa