Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations are a great way to get involved on campus and pursue your passions outside the classroom. Take a look at the vast array of opportunities you have below.


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A Capella Club

A club for those interested in singing a capella music.

Accounting Association

An opportunity for Cal Lutheran students to network and learn more about the job opportunities, graduate schools, and the CPA exam.

Adventure Club

Adventure club participates in mostly outdoor activities designed to get students to step outside their comfort zone.

AKD Sociology Club

AKD is intended to promote the study of sociology and encourages its members to become involved with social and intellectual activities that will lead to the improvement of society and the human condition. There are no academic or class requirements to join the AKD Sociology Club! All you need is a passion for social issues and a love for helping others. Every semester AKD Sociology Club participates in community service projects, events aimed at helping others or shedding light on a particular social issue, fundraisers and regular club meetings, as well as fun social outings. All events are decided on and put together by AKD club members and it is a great way to get involved with others in the local community. This club is also affiliated with Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), an international sociology honor society open to undergraduate sociology majors/minors who meet eligibility requirements. Members of the Sociology Club are not required to join the honor society, but if they are interested, are encouraged to inquire about applying.

American Chemical Society Student Chapter

"The objects of this Student Chapter at California Lutheran University shall be to afford an opportunity for all students interested in chemical science to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from interdisciplinary views, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before and in support of chemical audiences. Aiming to foster eager and questioning minds amongst the members, to instill a pride in the chemical sciences, and to bring about a more active community of peers aware of the modern chemist."

American Medical Student Association

The congregation of undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff with the common interest to expand learning of the medical field and its professions. Members may be pre-med, pre-dental, or have any other medically related interest. AMSA provides the information needed to reach the goals of becoming a medical professional. AMSA also does an annual fundraiser for a charity of choice.

American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association

The purpose of this club would be to make the opportunities of the national organization of APVMA available to CLU students including; scholarships, national symposiums, professional development, and valuable information on acceptance to veterinary school. This club would also provide an opportunity for students to gain knowledge from guest speakers. It would also provide volunteer and experience opportunities for students by building relationships with local clinics and shelters.

American Red Cross Club (ARC)

American Red Cross Club (ARC) prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Amnesty International

Our mission in bringing Amnesty International to CLU is to increase awareness surrounding human rights and injustice. In addition, this club will provide the student body with an opportunity to be a part of a greater movement working for social justice.

Anime Club

A club for anyone interested in Anime and Japanese culture

ASCLUG (Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government)

We, the Associated Students of California Lutheran University, exist in order to provide for student organization, to encourage academic and social development, to provide a forum for student expression, and to inspire the maturity of faith and reason in an environment of Lutheran tradition.

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Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is to learn about, raise awareness, celebrate, and share with the campus the richness of Black history as well as current issues affecting the Black community and to enjoy the varied aspects of African culture in the U.S. and around the world.

Boxing Club

The objects of this student club at California Lutheran University shall be to provide an opportunity for all students to become acquainted with the sport of Boxing through discussion, participation and or observation of boxing skills, techniques, and practices. It aims to foster an appreciation for the sport, and to promote sportsmanship, cooperation, and fun.

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Cal Lutheran Entrepreneurship Club

Entrepreneurship Club

Cal Lutheran Geological Society

The purpose of this club is to provide opportunities for students to gain experiential learning in the discipline of Geology and associated fields.

CalLu Crafts Club

The club would meet every other week and would give students a chance to practice their creative talents. We will make a range of crafts from tie-dying to scrapbooking and more. We also hope to make a lot of the crafts for donation and fundraising purposes as well as keepsakes for the members of the club.

Chinese Culture Club

The purpose of CCC is to help the members development the understanding of Chinese culture, especially Chinese traditional culture. Also create a platform for all students who are interested in learning Mandarin and Cantonese to practice with the members who speak the languages.

Circle K

Circle K International (CKI), a student-led organization for college and university students, is sponsored by Kiwanis International, a worldwide service organization of men and women whose clubs serve children and develop youth leadership. Circle K is college and university students who are responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service worldwide. The vision of Circle K International is dedicated to the realization of mankind's potential. CKI Motto: "Live to Serve, love to serve." Pledge: I pledge to uphold the Objects of Circle K International, to foster compassion and goodwill toward others through service and leadership, to develop my abilities and the abilities of all people, and to dedicate myself to the realization of mankind's potential. Anyone can join!

CLU Debate Team

A group of fun, academic students learning about debate and competing at intercollegiate tournaments.

CLU French Club

A diversified club welcoming all students interested in learning more about the French and Francophone culture, way of life, and language through hands-on activities and experiences. This club promotes a greater understanding and appreciation for the French and Francophone influence in society.

CLU Photography Club

The purpose of this organization will be for members to learn and enhance their photography skills, and have fun doing so while making friends.

Club Italia

Sharing aspects of the Italian culture such as language, food, games, film and celebrations with CLU students. Open to all!

Club Teach and SCTA

We are a club dedicated to providing personal and professional growth in the education field. We reach out to ALL future teachers, and those considering a field in education. We give opportunities to learn and promote your personal self in the teaching field. Our club is an official chapter in the SCTA (Student California Teachers Association). We connect with students and professors from all over the state of California and the Nation. Joining Club Teach is an opportunity to build your resume, get involved in the community, and get a head start for your future to come...

College Democrats

Our goal is to facilitate progressive discussions about political issues, establish a liberal/progressive presence on our campus, and improve civic engagement at CLU and in the community.

College Republicans

We strive to uphold an open discussion on the future of the Republican Party and what it truly means to identify as Republican in an academic setting. We promote conservative ideals as in accordance with the GOP, but are inclusive to all whom are interested in discussing Republican politics. Activities include volunteer work in our local community, issue advocacy, and other activities deemed relevant by the members of the organization.

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Dance Multicultural Club (DMC)

D.M.C. is dedicated to the dissemination of student talent, performance, and the understanding of Jazz techniques and related styles. This will provide a way for students to continue, learn, or teach dance. It shall entertain the CLU community with dance performances, compete against other dance teams, and promote school spirit around California Lutheran University.

Dance Team

The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to learn dance, dance technique, and choreography, whether it is continuing to grow upon previous experience or learning for the first time. This club will promote school spirit and unity by performing at school events and competing against other collegiate dance teams.

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Economics Club

This club presides over the California Lutheran University Student Managed Investment Fund. This is an investment portfolio of $55k that students get hands on experience using to learn strategies and practices of investing. The goal of this club is to gain knowledge in investing while growing the fund's size.

Exercise Science Club

This club will provide students interested in exercise science, as well as exercise activities, with more resources and opportunities to learn, create connections, and progress towards a successful future. Team EXSC will provide members and the CLU community the chance to explore and participate in various fitness opportunities.

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes

FCA is a club who's goal is to to present to athletes and coaches, all whom they influence, and any willing CLU staff, student, and faculty the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in fellowship.

Feminism Is...

To bring awareness of gender issues and inequality to CLU and its community. Also, to make an atmosphere where activists are free to speak out and promote dialogue on social issues with a specific emphasis on gender.

Fencing Club

Our goal is to provide a community for students to fence on campus and further our experience by competing in tournaments through Intercollegiate Fencing Conference of Southern California (IFCSC).

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Gente

We are a student group that seeks to empower, politicize, and create a family for Latinas/Chicanas, American Indians, and everyone on Campus. Because we understand the power that education has in our communities we seek to mobilize in order to achieve educational equality. Moreover, we are a student group that seeks to bring justice on issues that affect our particular communities in co-operation with other student communities. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels safe and at home regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or any other aspect of being themselves.

GPSC (Graduate and Professionals Student Council)

The mission of the Graduate and Professionals Student Council is to serve as a voice to represent and advise California Lutheran University’s Graduate and Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals student body. The purpose of the Graduate and Professionals Student Council shall be to act as a liaison between the student body and the College and University administrations and community; to advise the student body of University information, opportunities and decision-making; and to advocate on behalf of California Lutheran University’s Graduate and Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals student body.

Green Hands

The Purpose of Green Hands is to provide a central location for students interested in experiential education in elements of agriculture, permaculture, animal husbandry, apiculture, horticulture, or composting. Furthermore, the club will allow all members to familiarize themselves with small scale gardening techniques present in the SEEd project garden on campus.

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Hillel

The Hillel club at CLU aims to explore and educate about Jewish culture, spirituality and ethics, while instilling positivity, equality, faith, and unity with other religions.

Hip Hop Organization

Hip Hop Organization (H2O) strives to provide a fun and accepting environment to CLU students of different backgrounds who share a passion for hip hop music, culture, and dance. We want to offer students a place to openly express themselves through music, art, and dance. We also want to offer students who have no dancing experience the opportunity to learn and be a part of a rewarding dance family.

History Club and Phi Alpha Theta

The History Club at California Lutheran University (CLU) exists to organize and encourage students at California Lutheran University, to pursue historical activities for intellectual, cultural and personal interest, particularly in the Southern California region. In addition, the club is affiliated with the national History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta (PAT). The club advisor will be a faculty member of the History Department.

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iCLU Radio

California Lutheran University's student-run, web-based radio station, iCLU, has two primary purposes: to serve as an experiential learning laboratory for students interested in pursuing broadcasting and media careers, and to serve as a channel for creative and intellectual expression for the broader CLU student body. iCLU embraces the many voices of our campus community and seeks broad participation from our diverse student body. ICLU and its programming will help CLU educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.

Indian Student Club

The Indian Student Club at CLU will be an organization with a vision of promoting and encouraging a better culture and historical understanding, and thus increasing awareness among the Indian students and other communities.

Interdisciplinary Research Counsel

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote research performed by undergraduates enrolled at California Lutheran University. Information as to how to begin a study, gather participants and submit work to conferences will be discussed in open forums. Research opportunities will be available as well as discussions on individuals past experiences. Upcoming research conferences will be advertised, discussed and endorsed. This promotion shall take the form of helping students to present their work at academic conferences. The purpose of this club is to investigate, conduct and share research among various faculties of thought.

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Knights Ice Hockey

The Knights Hockey Club gives students a chance to learn about one of America's most misunderstood and underrated sports. Club members can learn the rules of the game by attending professional and collegiate games. Ice hockey players are encouraged to join the Knights on the ice. The team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Association.

Knights Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a fast paced and very exciting game that is able to be enjoyed by everyone.

Knights RFC

The Knights RFC competes in the Gold Coast Conference Intercollegiate Rugby (GCCIR) and plays against other collegiate clubs. We currently compete in the Men's Collegiate Division III. In the 2011-2012 season the Knights were crowned National Small Colleges Rugby Organization Southern California Champions. We aim to introduce students to the great sport and develop them to compete in an established league. We also educate students on the international aspect the sport holds and welcome them into an international culture. This opportunity spans worldwide.

Kupa'a Hawai'i Club

Our club shares the Hawaiian culture with the CLU community. We have an annual Lu'au at the end of every Spring semester and we have activities throughout the year to help Hawai'i students feel at home while bringing the Aloha spirit to others who are interested in our culture.

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Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

As a representative organization of Latinos at CLU, we are dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and unity. We are committed to supporting Latino students in their pursuit of success, while also developing a strong sense of identity, leadership and participation. We intend to be a positive influence at CLU and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.

LDSSA

Talk about the scriptures and anyone is welcome

League of Legends Club

The purpose of the club is to promote leadership and fellowship through teamwork as both members and gamers of League of Legends. We opt to provide members with the high most experience, both at a competitive and noncompetitive level. As a club, we shall accept every member as part of a flourishing family and encourage citizenship both on and off the Rift. Additionally, League of Legends at CLU shall fulfill the purpose of representing California Lutheran University in national Intercollegiate Competitive Tournaments (i.e. Collegiate Star League, Ivy League of Legends, etc.).

Line Dancing Club

Providing an educational experience where students interested in recreational line dancing can widen their knowledge and practice, while appreciating country music in an environment of others with similar interests. Lessons will be focused on complete routines and couples dancing.

Lord of Life Student Congregation

We, the Lord of Life Student Congregation, are a community of Christian believers, welcoming all social and religious backgrounds. As a congregation we: - Recognize our unity in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. - Confess baptism as the sign of God's covenant with God's people. - Provide for the means of grace through the Word and Sacraments. - Feel the need to draw together as a witnessing, worshiping, learning and serving community. - Strive to extend our love and respect from the realm of humanity to encompass all creation. The call to worship and service is open to all student, faculty, administrators, staff, family, and friends of California Lutheran University.

Luminate

The purpose of this club is to plan contemporary worship opportunities focused on Jesus Christ our Lord and to provide an outlet for student musicians of all levels to grow musically and spiritually in a praise band setting.

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Math Club

Math Club allows math majors, math minors, and students interested in math to socialize, enjoy planned activities, encourage attendance to CLU Math Seminars and local conferences, and encourage visitors to give talks on the California Lutheran University campus. Math is required in almost every major, which spreads the math community at CLU across the entire campus. The Math Club is a way for all math students to come together and build a network of people who can help and support with classes and/or common interests in math.

Military Veterans Club

To help enlisted/veteran personnel, military spouses, and fellow students that are interested in joining any branch of the military build a collaborative social network, promote military awareness and appreciation, and help establish the necessary tools to help enlisted/veterans succeed in their educational endeavors at all CLU campuses.

Model United Nations

CLU's MUN wants to encourage students to enhance their global awareness. Our mission is to gain insight into the workings of the United Nations and the dynamics of international relations. We accomplish this by assuming the roles of real UN representatives and members of other international bodies and national cabinets. Through cooperation and extensive collaboration students will debate issues that confront world leaders and to draft resolutions in response to these global issues. Our goal is to provide a community for students to hone their speaking and research skills while practicing real world problem solving. We strive to foster a constructive forum for open dialogue on complex global issues. Through their involvement, members will learn the importance of balancing national interests with the needs of the international community, while also learning about the powers and limitations of international negotiation.

Morning Glory

Annual Literary magazine that carries the tradition of showcasing the best creative endeavors of the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of California Lutheran University

Muslim Student Association

The vision of a Muslim Student Association at CLU is to promote spirituality, ethics, and Muslim identity while also instilling harmony with other religious and non-religious groups.

MYLife

MYLife strives to celebrate individuality, while demonstrating that, by uniting, we are stronger as a community. Our club aims to promote tolerance, understanding, and a strong sense of individual self. MYLife promotes acceptance and respect through eye-opening events including Post Secret at CLU and CLU Empowered. Weekly meetings include hands-on icebreakers, free food, and activities to get to know and appreciate yourself and the people around you. Come listen, grow, and connect with fellow CLU students.

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Philosophy Club

Bimonthly meetings which consist of informal conversation among peers regarding topics of philosophical study and importance.

Physics Club

Broaden the undergraduate experience in physics and astronomy as well as in related fields. Advocate interaction between the department and its students. Promote interest and education in Physics through field trips, creative activities, and discussion forums with guest speakers. Provide graduate school preparation activities and club research projects.

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is a Political Science honor society and club that discusses issues revolving around the current political climate, brings speakers to campus, and helps students interested in Political Science explore different career paths.

Pilates Club

Pilates Club offers classes for students and staff to relieve stress from schoolwork and to improve: posture, physical strength, and flexibility. The Pilates classes that are offered are "Power" focused and work to exercise Centering, Control, Concentration, Flow, Breath, and Precision. This class is endurance and movement based which, will challenge participants and improve overall strength and well-being.

Pre-dental society

The Pre-Dental Society is focused on preparing current undergrad students for a future in the dental healthcare field.

Pre-Pharmacy Club

This is a club for all students but students in particular who are interested in learning about how to become a Pharmacist.

President Council on Honor and Integrity

Working within and graduating from California Lutheran University (CLU) carries with it both benefits and responsibilities inherent in a culture of high academic integrity. Students, faculty, and staff participate in a process to ensure that individuals are evaluated and assessed on their own work and contributions. Principled leadership, as promised in the mission statement at CLU, can be relied upon by stakeholders within and outside of this academic community.

PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality)

PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality) works to create a safe environment for LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally) students on campus while promoting equality and the visibility of universal and campus-wide LGBTQIA issues.

Psi Chi Connection

The goal of Psi Chi Connection is to create an opportunity for all students who are interested in psychology to organize and participate in programs and events, which encourage an in-depth understanding of how to thrive in the competitive field of psychology. Members will participate in discussion groups and interact in an atmosphere similar to that found in many graduate programs in psychology. The purpose of PCC is to provide students with the motivation and experience needed to excel not only at CLU, but also on a national level; now and later in their careers.

Psychology Club

The goal of Psychology Club is to provide a meeting place and sounding board for all psychology enthusiasts, whether or not they are formally studying psychology. The Psychology Club will discuss mental health issues, as well as psychology in current events and popular culture. Psych Club will look at psychological concepts and apply them to here and now. Furthermore, it connects psychology to other disciplines.

PsyD Student Council

A student government council for the Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program, a five-year program that integrates theoretical and practical approaches to prepare graduates for careers as licensed clinical psychologists.

Purple Pit Crew

We want to start a club to support our sports teams. This would consist of building a student section to cheer and support the teams on the court/ field and to support the cheerleaders by also following their cheers, while also having our own. We want to encourage people to come to games by hosting events including tailgates, giving shirts and spirit related items away, and overall anything that can get people to get involved and enjoy their college experience.

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Rotaract Club

The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

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SAGE

The purpose of the Student Alliance for a Greener Environment is to promote and encourage sustainable and environmentally friendly practices on CLU campus by students, faculty, and staff. SAGE will promote being better stewards of the earth by planning sustainability programs and maintaining the CLU campus garden. This club aims at making sustainability a permanent part of the CLU student life.

Saudi Students Club

Its a place for Saudi Students to share their conceptions and educations. We are trying to be as fingers in one hand to reach our goals that we came for. Do not be a alone, come and join us.

Scandinavian Student Club

The purpose of the club is to immerse students in the aspects of Scandinavian culture and to help connect Scandinavian American students with their heritage.

Secular Student Alliance

The Secular Student Alliance is intended to provide a community for non-religious students on campus. Through guest speakers, weekly discussion meetings, public events and first hand experience of various spiritual practices, the Secular Student Alliance at CLU works to construct individual understanding of both "faith and reason". It is our mission to break the stigmas associated with being non-religious, and to bridge understanding between students of various faiths and non-faiths.

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. The California Lutheran University chapter, Alpha Eta Gamma, strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature and promote literacy and all elements of the discipline of English. As well, it recognizes exceptional character and good academic standing.

Student Philanthropy Council

Student Philanthropy Council works to inform students about the CLU Annual Fund, raises awareness among students about donor generosity and promotes student giving.

Students for Fair Trade

This is a group of individuals who advocate for Cal Lutheran to become a Fair Trade University. We take pride in educating the student body and community about Fair Trade and it's effect on a Global scale. One we have passed the resolution to become a Fair Trade University, we will make a commitment to continue to maintain that status once it has been earned for many years to come.

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Tang Soo Do Club

To provide an opportunity for the students and faculty members of California Lutheran University to participate and learn the Korean Martial Art of Tang Soo Do in a welcoming, constructive, disciplined, and safe atmosphere.

Techie Club

This club allows students to explore interests in technical theatre through workshops, shows, and discussions with other interested students. Whether one is a technical theatre major or just looking to learn a little about designing, this club covers every interest at every intensity when it comes to what techies do.

Test Club

The Computer Science Club

A club for those interested in computer science to expand their knowledge, apply it to real world tasks and to share our findings with those interested.

The Echo

The official student newspaper of California Lutheran University. CLUecho.com.

Triathlon Club

The Triathlon Team is a student-oriented group organized around training and competing in triathlon and other multi-sport events. The team's main competition focus is racing against other collegiate teams from California in the West Coast Collegiate Series as well as participation in other non-collegiate races. Another team goal is introducing members of the CLU community to the joys of multi-sport competition and a healthy lifestyle. While the Triathlon Team is student-oriented, it is also meant as a resource for CLU staff and faculty, alumni, and other community members. Services such as participation in workouts, coaching, and the opportunity to train and race are provided for a fee in order to support the team.

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United Students of the World

The purpose of this organization is to promote support and understanding of the diverse cultures of the world as well as provide a supportive environment for international students and an awareness of cultural issues on campus. We are dedicated in creating a safe and relaxing place to make friends, be active on campus, get to know your community, and to educate others about your culture through educational and social activities, speakers, and social gatherings. The United Students of the World seeks to promote understanding and cooperation amongst all people. In addition, in hopes of aiding CLU's international students as well as other fellow peers become more familiar with California, a few sightseeing trips will be arranged where students can get to know each other better whilst traveling around Southern California.

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Wrestling Club

This club will focus on freestyle and roman greco wrestling. The club will meet around 2 to 3 times a week to learn grapple technique. We will eventually register for local tournaments with other universities with wrestling clubs.

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Young Life: College

Young Life College at CLU is a community where Young Life leaders and their peers have the opportunity to invite their roommates, classmates, and friends, to weekly club meetings which consist of worship and different encouraging speakers each week. During the year we have mission trips, leadership retreats, campus events and service projects. Young Life College students are empowered to take ownership of their faith and serve in ministry while at Cal Lutheran.

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Accounting Association

An opportunity for Cal Lutheran students to network and learn more about the job opportunities, graduate schools, and the CPA exam.

AKD Sociology Club

AKD is intended to promote the study of sociology and encourages its members to become involved with social and intellectual activities that will lead to the improvement of society and the human condition. There are no academic or class requirements to join the AKD Sociology Club! All you need is a passion for social issues and a love for helping others. Every semester AKD Sociology Club participates in community service projects, events aimed at helping others or shedding light on a particular social issue, fundraisers and regular club meetings, as well as fun social outings. All events are decided on and put together by AKD club members and it is a great way to get involved with others in the local community. This club is also affiliated with Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), an international sociology honor society open to undergraduate sociology majors/minors who meet eligibility requirements. Members of the Sociology Club are not required to join the honor society, but if they are interested, are encouraged to inquire about applying.

American Chemical Society Student Chapter

"The objects of this Student Chapter at California Lutheran University shall be to afford an opportunity for all students interested in chemical science to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from interdisciplinary views, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before and in support of chemical audiences. Aiming to foster eager and questioning minds amongst the members, to instill a pride in the chemical sciences, and to bring about a more active community of peers aware of the modern chemist."

American Medical Student Association

The congregation of undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff with the common interest to expand learning of the medical field and its professions. Members may be pre-med, pre-dental, or have any other medically related interest. AMSA provides the information needed to reach the goals of becoming a medical professional. AMSA also does an annual fundraiser for a charity of choice.

American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association

The purpose of this club would be to make the opportunities of the national organization of APVMA available to CLU students including; scholarships, national symposiums, professional development, and valuable information on acceptance to veterinary school. This club would also provide an opportunity for students to gain knowledge from guest speakers. It would also provide volunteer and experience opportunities for students by building relationships with local clinics and shelters.

Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Cal Lutheran Geological Society

The purpose of this club is to provide opportunities for students to gain experiential learning in the discipline of Geology and associated fields.

CLU Debate Team

A group of fun, academic students learning about debate and competing at intercollegiate tournaments.

Club Teach and SCTA

We are a club dedicated to providing personal and professional growth in the education field. We reach out to ALL future teachers, and those considering a field in education. We give opportunities to learn and promote your personal self in the teaching field. Our club is an official chapter in the SCTA (Student California Teachers Association). We connect with students and professors from all over the state of California and the Nation. Joining Club Teach is an opportunity to build your resume, get involved in the community, and get a head start for your future to come...

Economics Club

This club presides over the California Lutheran University Student Managed Investment Fund. This is an investment portfolio of $55k that students get hands on experience using to learn strategies and practices of investing. The goal of this club is to gain knowledge in investing while growing the fund's size.

Exercise Science Club

This club will provide students interested in exercise science, as well as exercise activities, with more resources and opportunities to learn, create connections, and progress towards a successful future. Team EXSC will provide members and the CLU community the chance to explore and participate in various fitness opportunities.

History Club and Phi Alpha Theta

The History Club at California Lutheran University (CLU) exists to organize and encourage students at California Lutheran University, to pursue historical activities for intellectual, cultural and personal interest, particularly in the Southern California region. In addition, the club is affiliated with the national History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta (PAT). The club advisor will be a faculty member of the History Department.

Interdisciplinary Research Counsel

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote research performed by undergraduates enrolled at California Lutheran University. Information as to how to begin a study, gather participants and submit work to conferences will be discussed in open forums. Research opportunities will be available as well as discussions on individuals past experiences. Upcoming research conferences will be advertised, discussed and endorsed. This promotion shall take the form of helping students to present their work at academic conferences. The purpose of this club is to investigate, conduct and share research among various faculties of thought.

Math Club

Math Club allows math majors, math minors, and students interested in math to socialize, enjoy planned activities, encourage attendance to CLU Math Seminars and local conferences, and encourage visitors to give talks on the California Lutheran University campus. Math is required in almost every major, which spreads the math community at CLU across the entire campus. The Math Club is a way for all math students to come together and build a network of people who can help and support with classes and/or common interests in math.

Model United Nations

CLU's MUN wants to encourage students to enhance their global awareness. Our mission is to gain insight into the workings of the United Nations and the dynamics of international relations. We accomplish this by assuming the roles of real UN representatives and members of other international bodies and national cabinets. Through cooperation and extensive collaboration students will debate issues that confront world leaders and to draft resolutions in response to these global issues. Our goal is to provide a community for students to hone their speaking and research skills while practicing real world problem solving. We strive to foster a constructive forum for open dialogue on complex global issues. Through their involvement, members will learn the importance of balancing national interests with the needs of the international community, while also learning about the powers and limitations of international negotiation.

Philosophy Club

Bimonthly meetings which consist of informal conversation among peers regarding topics of philosophical study and importance.

Physics Club

Broaden the undergraduate experience in physics and astronomy as well as in related fields. Advocate interaction between the department and its students. Promote interest and education in Physics through field trips, creative activities, and discussion forums with guest speakers. Provide graduate school preparation activities and club research projects.

Pre-dental society

The Pre-Dental Society is focused on preparing current undergrad students for a future in the dental healthcare field.

Pre-Pharmacy Club

This is a club for all students but students in particular who are interested in learning about how to become a Pharmacist.

Psi Chi Connection

The goal of Psi Chi Connection is to create an opportunity for all students who are interested in psychology to organize and participate in programs and events, which encourage an in-depth understanding of how to thrive in the competitive field of psychology. Members will participate in discussion groups and interact in an atmosphere similar to that found in many graduate programs in psychology. The purpose of PCC is to provide students with the motivation and experience needed to excel not only at CLU, but also on a national level; now and later in their careers.

Psychology Club

The goal of Psychology Club is to provide a meeting place and sounding board for all psychology enthusiasts, whether or not they are formally studying psychology. The Psychology Club will discuss mental health issues, as well as psychology in current events and popular culture. Psych Club will look at psychological concepts and apply them to here and now. Furthermore, it connects psychology to other disciplines.

PsyD Student Council

A student government council for the Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program, a five-year program that integrates theoretical and practical approaches to prepare graduates for careers as licensed clinical psychologists.

The Computer Science Club

A club for those interested in computer science to expand their knowledge, apply it to real world tasks and to share our findings with those interested.

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Arts & Entertainment

A Capella Club

A club for those interested in singing a capella music.

Anime Club

A club for anyone interested in Anime and Japanese culture

CalLu Crafts Club

The club would meet every other week and would give students a chance to practice their creative talents. We will make a range of crafts from tie-dying to scrapbooking and more. We also hope to make a lot of the crafts for donation and fundraising purposes as well as keepsakes for the members of the club.

CLU Photography Club

The purpose of this organization will be for members to learn and enhance their photography skills, and have fun doing so while making friends.

Hip Hop Organization

Hip Hop Organization (H2O) strives to provide a fun and accepting environment to CLU students of different backgrounds who share a passion for hip hop music, culture, and dance. We want to offer students a place to openly express themselves through music, art, and dance. We also want to offer students who have no dancing experience the opportunity to learn and be a part of a rewarding dance family.

iCLU Radio

California Lutheran University's student-run, web-based radio station, iCLU, has two primary purposes: to serve as an experiential learning laboratory for students interested in pursuing broadcasting and media careers, and to serve as a channel for creative and intellectual expression for the broader CLU student body. iCLU embraces the many voices of our campus community and seeks broad participation from our diverse student body. ICLU and its programming will help CLU educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.

Line Dancing Club

Providing an educational experience where students interested in recreational line dancing can widen their knowledge and practice, while appreciating country music in an environment of others with similar interests. Lessons will be focused on complete routines and couples dancing.

Techie Club

This club allows students to explore interests in technical theatre through workshops, shows, and discussions with other interested students. Whether one is a technical theatre major or just looking to learn a little about designing, this club covers every interest at every intensity when it comes to what techies do.

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Business & Marketing

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Cultural

Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is to learn about, raise awareness, celebrate, and share with the campus the richness of Black history as well as current issues affecting the Black community and to enjoy the varied aspects of African culture in the U.S. and around the world.

Chinese Culture Club

The purpose of CCC is to help the members development the understanding of Chinese culture, especially Chinese traditional culture. Also create a platform for all students who are interested in learning Mandarin and Cantonese to practice with the members who speak the languages.

Circle K

Circle K International (CKI), a student-led organization for college and university students, is sponsored by Kiwanis International, a worldwide service organization of men and women whose clubs serve children and develop youth leadership. Circle K is college and university students who are responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service worldwide. The vision of Circle K International is dedicated to the realization of mankind's potential. CKI Motto: "Live to Serve, love to serve." Pledge: I pledge to uphold the Objects of Circle K International, to foster compassion and goodwill toward others through service and leadership, to develop my abilities and the abilities of all people, and to dedicate myself to the realization of mankind's potential. Anyone can join!

CLU French Club

A diversified club welcoming all students interested in learning more about the French and Francophone culture, way of life, and language through hands-on activities and experiences. This club promotes a greater understanding and appreciation for the French and Francophone influence in society.

Club Italia

Sharing aspects of the Italian culture such as language, food, games, film and celebrations with CLU students. Open to all!

Dance Multicultural Club (DMC)

D.M.C. is dedicated to the dissemination of student talent, performance, and the understanding of Jazz techniques and related styles. This will provide a way for students to continue, learn, or teach dance. It shall entertain the CLU community with dance performances, compete against other dance teams, and promote school spirit around California Lutheran University.

Feminism Is...

To bring awareness of gender issues and inequality to CLU and its community. Also, to make an atmosphere where activists are free to speak out and promote dialogue on social issues with a specific emphasis on gender.

Gente

We are a student group that seeks to empower, politicize, and create a family for Latinas/Chicanas, American Indians, and everyone on Campus. Because we understand the power that education has in our communities we seek to mobilize in order to achieve educational equality. Moreover, we are a student group that seeks to bring justice on issues that affect our particular communities in co-operation with other student communities. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels safe and at home regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or any other aspect of being themselves.

Hillel

The Hillel club at CLU aims to explore and educate about Jewish culture, spirituality and ethics, while instilling positivity, equality, faith, and unity with other religions.

Indian Student Club

The Indian Student Club at CLU will be an organization with a vision of promoting and encouraging a better culture and historical understanding, and thus increasing awareness among the Indian students and other communities.

Kupa'a Hawai'i Club

Our club shares the Hawaiian culture with the CLU community. We have an annual Lu'au at the end of every Spring semester and we have activities throughout the year to help Hawai'i students feel at home while bringing the Aloha spirit to others who are interested in our culture.

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

As a representative organization of Latinos at CLU, we are dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and unity. We are committed to supporting Latino students in their pursuit of success, while also developing a strong sense of identity, leadership and participation. We intend to be a positive influence at CLU and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.

Military Veterans Club

To help enlisted/veteran personnel, military spouses, and fellow students that are interested in joining any branch of the military build a collaborative social network, promote military awareness and appreciation, and help establish the necessary tools to help enlisted/veterans succeed in their educational endeavors at all CLU campuses.

MYLife

MYLife strives to celebrate individuality, while demonstrating that, by uniting, we are stronger as a community. Our club aims to promote tolerance, understanding, and a strong sense of individual self. MYLife promotes acceptance and respect through eye-opening events including Post Secret at CLU and CLU Empowered. Weekly meetings include hands-on icebreakers, free food, and activities to get to know and appreciate yourself and the people around you. Come listen, grow, and connect with fellow CLU students.

PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality)

PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality) works to create a safe environment for LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally) students on campus while promoting equality and the visibility of universal and campus-wide LGBTQIA issues.

Saudi Students Club

Its a place for Saudi Students to share their conceptions and educations. We are trying to be as fingers in one hand to reach our goals that we came for. Do not be a alone, come and join us.

Scandinavian Student Club

The purpose of the club is to immerse students in the aspects of Scandinavian culture and to help connect Scandinavian American students with their heritage.

United Students of the World

The purpose of this organization is to promote support and understanding of the diverse cultures of the world as well as provide a supportive environment for international students and an awareness of cultural issues on campus. We are dedicated in creating a safe and relaxing place to make friends, be active on campus, get to know your community, and to educate others about your culture through educational and social activities, speakers, and social gatherings. The United Students of the World seeks to promote understanding and cooperation amongst all people. In addition, in hopes of aiding CLU's international students as well as other fellow peers become more familiar with California, a few sightseeing trips will be arranged where students can get to know each other better whilst traveling around Southern California.

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Honor Societies

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is a Political Science honor society and club that discusses issues revolving around the current political climate, brings speakers to campus, and helps students interested in Political Science explore different career paths.

President Council on Honor and Integrity

Working within and graduating from California Lutheran University (CLU) carries with it both benefits and responsibilities inherent in a culture of high academic integrity. Students, faculty, and staff participate in a process to ensure that individuals are evaluated and assessed on their own work and contributions. Principled leadership, as promised in the mission statement at CLU, can be relied upon by stakeholders within and outside of this academic community.

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. The California Lutheran University chapter, Alpha Eta Gamma, strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature and promote literacy and all elements of the discipline of English. As well, it recognizes exceptional character and good academic standing.

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Publications

Morning Glory

Annual Literary magazine that carries the tradition of showcasing the best creative endeavors of the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of California Lutheran University

The Echo

The official student newspaper of California Lutheran University. CLUecho.com.

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Regional / State

College Democrats

Our goal is to facilitate progressive discussions about political issues, establish a liberal/progressive presence on our campus, and improve civic engagement at CLU and in the community.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

FCA is a club who's goal is to to present to athletes and coaches, all whom they influence, and any willing CLU staff, student, and faculty the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in fellowship.

Lord of Life Student Congregation

We, the Lord of Life Student Congregation, are a community of Christian believers, welcoming all social and religious backgrounds. As a congregation we: - Recognize our unity in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. - Confess baptism as the sign of God's covenant with God's people. - Provide for the means of grace through the Word and Sacraments. - Feel the need to draw together as a witnessing, worshiping, learning and serving community. - Strive to extend our love and respect from the realm of humanity to encompass all creation. The call to worship and service is open to all student, faculty, administrators, staff, family, and friends of California Lutheran University.

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Religious / Spritual

LDSSA

Talk about the scriptures and anyone is welcome

Luminate

The purpose of this club is to plan contemporary worship opportunities focused on Jesus Christ our Lord and to provide an outlet for student musicians of all levels to grow musically and spiritually in a praise band setting.

Muslim Student Association

The vision of a Muslim Student Association at CLU is to promote spirituality, ethics, and Muslim identity while also instilling harmony with other religious and non-religious groups.

Secular Student Alliance

The Secular Student Alliance is intended to provide a community for non-religious students on campus. Through guest speakers, weekly discussion meetings, public events and first hand experience of various spiritual practices, the Secular Student Alliance at CLU works to construct individual understanding of both "faith and reason". It is our mission to break the stigmas associated with being non-religious, and to bridge understanding between students of various faiths and non-faiths.

Young Life: College

Young Life College at CLU is a community where Young Life leaders and their peers have the opportunity to invite their roommates, classmates, and friends, to weekly club meetings which consist of worship and different encouraging speakers each week. During the year we have mission trips, leadership retreats, campus events and service projects. Young Life College students are empowered to take ownership of their faith and serve in ministry while at Cal Lutheran.

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Sports & Recreation

Adventure Club

Adventure club participates in mostly outdoor activities designed to get students to step outside their comfort zone.

Boxing Club

The objects of this student club at California Lutheran University shall be to provide an opportunity for all students to become acquainted with the sport of Boxing through discussion, participation and or observation of boxing skills, techniques, and practices. It aims to foster an appreciation for the sport, and to promote sportsmanship, cooperation, and fun.

Dance Team

The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to learn dance, dance technique, and choreography, whether it is continuing to grow upon previous experience or learning for the first time. This club will promote school spirit and unity by performing at school events and competing against other collegiate dance teams.

Fencing Club

Our goal is to provide a community for students to fence on campus and further our experience by competing in tournaments through Intercollegiate Fencing Conference of Southern California (IFCSC).

Knights Ice Hockey

The Knights Hockey Club gives students a chance to learn about one of America's most misunderstood and underrated sports. Club members can learn the rules of the game by attending professional and collegiate games. Ice hockey players are encouraged to join the Knights on the ice. The team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Association.

Knights Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a fast paced and very exciting game that is able to be enjoyed by everyone.

Knights RFC

The Knights RFC competes in the Gold Coast Conference Intercollegiate Rugby (GCCIR) and plays against other collegiate clubs. We currently compete in the Men's Collegiate Division III. In the 2011-2012 season the Knights were crowned National Small Colleges Rugby Organization Southern California Champions. We aim to introduce students to the great sport and develop them to compete in an established league. We also educate students on the international aspect the sport holds and welcome them into an international culture. This opportunity spans worldwide.

Pilates Club

Pilates Club offers classes for students and staff to relieve stress from schoolwork and to improve: posture, physical strength, and flexibility. The Pilates classes that are offered are "Power" focused and work to exercise Centering, Control, Concentration, Flow, Breath, and Precision. This class is endurance and movement based which, will challenge participants and improve overall strength and well-being.

Purple Pit Crew

We want to start a club to support our sports teams. This would consist of building a student section to cheer and support the teams on the court/ field and to support the cheerleaders by also following their cheers, while also having our own. We want to encourage people to come to games by hosting events including tailgates, giving shirts and spirit related items away, and overall anything that can get people to get involved and enjoy their college experience.

Tang Soo Do Club

To provide an opportunity for the students and faculty members of California Lutheran University to participate and learn the Korean Martial Art of Tang Soo Do in a welcoming, constructive, disciplined, and safe atmosphere.

Triathlon Club

The Triathlon Team is a student-oriented group organized around training and competing in triathlon and other multi-sport events. The team's main competition focus is racing against other collegiate teams from California in the West Coast Collegiate Series as well as participation in other non-collegiate races. Another team goal is introducing members of the CLU community to the joys of multi-sport competition and a healthy lifestyle. While the Triathlon Team is student-oriented, it is also meant as a resource for CLU staff and faculty, alumni, and other community members. Services such as participation in workouts, coaching, and the opportunity to train and race are provided for a fee in order to support the team.

Wrestling Club

This club will focus on freestyle and roman greco wrestling. The club will meet around 2 to 3 times a week to learn grapple technique. We will eventually register for local tournaments with other universities with wrestling clubs.

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