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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Accounting Association

The Accounting Association works to advance the academic and professional careers of accounting students at Cal Lutheran by offering interaction with business leaders in the field.

aCLUpella Club

We're a club devoted to singing and having fun!

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 ACS Student Chapter works to increase awareness of the many unique and fun applications of chemistry in the real world, as well as provide insight and useful information to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the chemistry field after college.

American Medical Student Association

AMSA is a club with a goal to foster the next generation of medical practitioners. AMSA will provide clinical and volunteering opportunities as well as mentor-ship to younger members.

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.

ASCLUG (Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government)

ASCLUG is a representative voice for the student body of California Lutheran University. ASCLUG includes three branches, Senate, Programs Board, and the Executive Cabinet.

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Ballroom Dance Club

A club for those wanting to practice any form of Ballroom Dance including the traditional styles, latin dances, swing dances, and many more.

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.

Bowling Club

The purpose of this organization is to provide a fun environment while bowling. This organization aims to foster individual bowling skills as well as having fun by being with friends.

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Cal Lutheran Entrepreneurship Club

We are a student club helping students start their own ventures. We have weekly meetings which include speaker series and workshops

Cal Lutheran's American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter

A collegiate chapter created under the American Marketing Association. We welcome members to either become a member of AMA or simply be a member of our on campus chapter. This club is used to create a community within the marketing students on campus while allowing for an open forum of new marketing ideas alongside inviting special guests with marketing expertise.

California Lutheran University Geological Society

The Geology Club's purpose is to offer an opportunity to have fun and learn through field trips, and engage in a social dynamic where one can exchange ideas with other environmentally minded people, without the commitment of declaring a Geology Major. We also aim to connect classroom and textbook learning to real world examples in the field.

California Lutheran University- Indian Students Club (CLU-ISC)

The purpose of this organization: The Indian Student club at California Lutheran University 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.

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.

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 TV Club

CLU TV Club produces a handful of selected shows for the academic school year. Individuals in the club will fulfill certain duties, such as, producing, directing, acting, and marketing. CLU TV Club is geared towards any student wanting to learn and participate in the exciting world of television.

Club Italia

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

Club Teach & SCTA

A club for future teachers, both primary and secondary, to bond, share experiences and give back to the community. Joining the Southern California Teachers Association (SCTA) also gives members networking opportunities and will be a part of their future if they choose to teach in Southern California.

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 (D.M.C.)

D.M.C is dedicated to the dissemination of student talent, performance, and the understanding of dance techniques related styles (including modern, contemporary, hip hop, cultural styles and jazz) 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. This club will also promote the university as a whole by competing against other collegiate dance teams at national competitions.

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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. Exercise Science Club will provide members and the Cal Lutheran 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 present to athletes and coaches, all whom they influence, and any willing Cal Lutheran 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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GPSC (Graduate and Professionals Student Council)

GPSC is the representative voice for all graduate students and students enrolled in the Bachelor's Degree for Professionals program at Cal Lutheran.

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Habitat for Humanity Club

The purpose of the Habitat for Humanity Club is to increase awareness about a need that affects not only our local community but the global community. Through working on building houses with Habitat for Humanity, we can help get students actively involved in resolving this need.

Her Campus Cal Lutheran

Her Campus Cal Lutheran is an online hub for Cal Lutheran's women that provides content that is both a resource and a source of entertainment, highlighting campus news & events, interesting students & faculty, campus photos, fashion and lifestyle content specifically tailored for women at Cal Lutheran. Her Campus is the #1 global community for college women. Written entirely by the world's top college journalists with 5,000+ contributors and counting. HerCampus.com features national Style, Beauty, Health, Love, Life, Career, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World content supplemented by local content from 250+ campus chapters located at Universities nationwide and in seven countries. The Cal Lutheran chapter of Her Campus works to bring this amazing community to California Lutheran University.

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 Cal Lutheran 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 Cal Lutheran 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 Cal Lutheran 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.

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Knights Ice Hockey Club

The Knights Ice Hockey Club gives students a chance to experience one of America's fastest growing and most exciting 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 where the team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Association and American Collegiate Hockey Association.

Knights Lacrosse

Knights Lacrosse was created for students, staff, and faculty to learn about and enjoy Americas fastest sport played on two feet.

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 II. 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.

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Latin American Student Organization

As a representative organization of Latinos at Cal Lutheran, 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 Cal Lutheran and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.

Latter-day Saint Student Association

Student organization for Latter-day Saint (Mormon) students and others interested in learning about the L.D.S. beliefs and practices, and serving our fellow men.

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 Cal Lutheran shall fulfill the purpose of representing California Lutheran University in national Intercollegiate Competitive Tournaments (i.e. Collegiate Star League, Ivy League of Legends, etc.).

Lord Of Life

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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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

Cal Lutheran'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

Literary arts magazine displaying literary works, artwork, and music for entertainment.

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 the only National Political Science Honor Society. Our Chapter, Alpha Gamma Omicron, is a 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.

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's Council on Honor and Integrity

Working within and graduating from California Lutheran University 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 Cal Lutheran, 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.

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

The PsyD Student Council is the governing body for the PsyD program at Cal Lutheran.

Public Relations Student Society of America

A pre-professional organization for college students interested in communications and business. Enhance your education. Broaden your network. Launch your career. Gain real-world experience.

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Rotaract

A community service organization that looks for ways to better the community through it's partnership with Rotary.

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Sigma Tau Delta

International English Honors society

Sole Hope at CLU

Sole Hope is a non-profit organization that offers hope from foot-related disease in Africa. They do this through clothing bare feet, jobs, education, and medical relief. This club at CLU strives to support the mission of Sole Hope by holding supply drives, shoe cutting events and raising awareness.

Student Philanthropy Council

Promotes awareness, to instill a greater appreciation for the philanthropic spirit throughout the Cal Lutheran community, and to enhance and improve the future of the University.

Students for Fair Trade

The purpose of this organization is as follows: Our mission is to educate the student body about Fair Trade and other ethical purchase options, as well as advocate to become a Fair Trade University. Once we have reached that status, this group will continue to maintain the status as well as further advocate for Fair Trade products to be available on campus for 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.

Test Club

the Echo

California Lutheran University's student publication, The Echo, has two primary purposes: to publish news, features and editorials as a vehicle of information and opinion by students for the university community and to provide the best educational experience possible in preparation for employment in professional journalism.

Theatre Club

Our club will provide education and support to any student interested in theatre. Each member will strive to expand their techie knowledge and inspire others to do the same.

Triathlon Club

The Triathlon club motivated CLU students and faculty to live a healthier life style and get out there and exercise. We provide race tips, workouts, gear, and even help pay for student races. We encourage people to try new things and help them improve their physical fitness. We even teach some students how to swim or ride a bike.

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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 Cal Lutheran'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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Young Life College

Young Life College at Cal Lutheran is a place where Young Life leaders and students have the opportunity to invite their roommates, classmates, and teammates to have the best time of their life. During the year we have campus events, camping trips, leadership retreats and service projects. Young Life College students are empowered to take ownership of their faith and serve in ministry while at Cal Lutheran.

Academic

American Chemical Society Student Chapter

The ACS Student Chapter works to increase awareness of the many unique and fun applications of chemistry in the real world, as well as provide insight and useful information to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the chemistry field after college.

American Medical Student Association

AMSA is a club with a goal to foster the next generation of medical practitioners. AMSA will provide clinical and volunteering opportunities as well as mentor-ship to younger members.

California Lutheran University Geological Society

The Geology Club's purpose is to offer an opportunity to have fun and learn through field trips, and engage in a social dynamic where one can exchange ideas with other environmentally minded people, without the commitment of declaring a Geology Major. We also aim to connect classroom and textbook learning to real world examples in the field.

CLU Debate Team

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

Club Teach & SCTA

A club for future teachers, both primary and secondary, to bond, share experiences and give back to the community. Joining the Southern California Teachers Association (SCTA) also gives members networking opportunities and will be a part of their future if they choose to teach in Southern California.

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. Exercise Science Club will provide members and the Cal Lutheran 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.

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

Cal Lutheran'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-Pharmacy Club

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

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.

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Arts & Entertainment

aCLUpella Club

We're a club devoted to singing and having fun!

Ballroom Dance Club

A club for those wanting to practice any form of Ballroom Dance including the traditional styles, latin dances, swing dances, and many more.

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 TV Club

CLU TV Club produces a handful of selected shows for the academic school year. Individuals in the club will fulfill certain duties, such as, producing, directing, acting, and marketing. CLU TV Club is geared towards any student wanting to learn and participate in the exciting world of television.

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 Cal Lutheran 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 Cal Lutheran 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.

Theatre Club

Our club will provide education and support to any student interested in theatre. Each member will strive to expand their techie knowledge and inspire others to do the same.

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Business & Marketing

Accounting Association

The Accounting Association works to advance the academic and professional careers of accounting students at Cal Lutheran by offering interaction with business leaders in the field.

Cal Lutheran Entrepreneurship Club

We are a student club helping students start their own ventures. We have weekly meetings which include speaker series and workshops

Cal Lutheran's American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter

A collegiate chapter created under the American Marketing Association. We welcome members to either become a member of AMA or simply be a member of our on campus chapter. This club is used to create a community within the marketing students on campus while allowing for an open forum of new marketing ideas alongside inviting special guests with marketing expertise.

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.

Public Relations Student Society of America

A pre-professional organization for college students interested in communications and business. Enhance your education. Broaden your network. Launch your career. Gain real-world experience.

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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.

California Lutheran University- Indian Students Club (CLU-ISC)

The purpose of this organization: The Indian Student club at California Lutheran University 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.

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.

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 (D.M.C.)

D.M.C is dedicated to the dissemination of student talent, performance, and the understanding of dance techniques related styles (including modern, contemporary, hip hop, cultural styles and jazz) 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.

Hip Hop Organization

Hip Hop Organization (H2O) strives to provide a fun and accepting environment to Cal Lutheran 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.

Latin American Student Organization

As a representative organization of Latinos at Cal Lutheran, 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 Cal Lutheran and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.

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.

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 Cal Lutheran'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

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.

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.

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is the only National Political Science Honor Society. Our Chapter, Alpha Gamma Omicron, is a 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's Council on Honor and Integrity

Working within and graduating from California Lutheran University 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 Cal Lutheran, can be relied upon by stakeholders within and outside of this academic community.

Sigma Tau Delta

International English Honors society

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Publications

Her Campus Cal Lutheran

Her Campus Cal Lutheran is an online hub for Cal Lutheran's women that provides content that is both a resource and a source of entertainment, highlighting campus news & events, interesting students & faculty, campus photos, fashion and lifestyle content specifically tailored for women at Cal Lutheran. Her Campus is the #1 global community for college women. Written entirely by the world's top college journalists with 5,000+ contributors and counting. HerCampus.com features national Style, Beauty, Health, Love, Life, Career, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World content supplemented by local content from 250+ campus chapters located at Universities nationwide and in seven countries. The Cal Lutheran chapter of Her Campus works to bring this amazing community to California Lutheran University.

Morning Glory

Literary arts magazine displaying literary works, artwork, and music for entertainment.

the Echo

California Lutheran University's student publication, The Echo, has two primary purposes: to publish news, features and editorials as a vehicle of information and opinion by students for the university community and to provide the best educational experience possible in preparation for employment in professional journalism.

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Regional / State

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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Religious / Spritual

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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

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.

Latter-day Saint Student Association

Student organization for Latter-day Saint (Mormon) students and others interested in learning about the L.D.S. beliefs and practices, and serving our fellow men.

Lord Of Life

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.

Young Life College

Young Life College at Cal Lutheran is a place where Young Life leaders and students have the opportunity to invite their roommates, classmates, and teammates to have the best time of their life. During the year we have campus events, camping trips, leadership retreats 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.

Bowling Club

The purpose of this organization is to provide a fun environment while bowling. This organization aims to foster individual bowling skills as well as having fun by being with friends.

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. This club will also promote the university as a whole by competing against other collegiate dance teams at national competitions.

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 Club

The Knights Ice Hockey Club gives students a chance to experience one of America's fastest growing and most exciting 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 where the team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Association and American Collegiate Hockey Association.

Knights Lacrosse

Knights Lacrosse was created for students, staff, and faculty to learn about and enjoy Americas fastest sport played on two feet.

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 II. 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.

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 club motivated CLU students and faculty to live a healthier life style and get out there and exercise. We provide race tips, workouts, gear, and even help pay for student races. We encourage people to try new things and help them improve their physical fitness. We even teach some students how to swim or ride a bike.

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