Directory of Clubs & Organizations
Assisting members in the advancement of their accounting careers. The club holds meetings with accounting firms, graduate schools, and CPA review programs. The meetings inform members of opportunities and educate them on their path towards an accounting career.
The African Student Association aims create a space for the African students at Cal lutheran to share their experiences. The club also aims to connect the African students to the African diaspora, friends of Africa and African students from other colleges. To network in both cultural and educational activities while giving back to their communities and raising more awareness on Africa.The African Student Association welcomes everyone that has an interest on Africa and wants to keep establishing a diverse surrounding.
AMSA is a club with a goal to foster the next generation of medical practitioners. This club provides students with the opportunity to participate in clinical and community volunteering. Furthermore and most importantly, this club offers the mentorship students need in order to pursue their careers within medicine.
An open community for all fans of anime and fighting video games at CLU! Meetings will consist of screening anime series recommendations from our members, as well as playing recreational matches and tourneys of fighting games.
Our ultimate goal is to be an official sports team at CLU. But we must start somewhere! So we use volleyball to bring this institution together. We host volleyball tournaments throughout the year (except during indoor season) to help fundraise for our competitive team, which competes with other schools and represents CLU Beach Volleyball Club.
In BSU, we strive to garner and foster a loving, caring, safe community that yearns to raise awareness, celebrate, and share with the campus the richness of Black history as well as our culture! We hope and promise that if, and when, you ever step into the doors of Nygreen 2 for our bi-weekly meetings that you will leave feeling lighter and free with a smile on your face ☺️ We want our community to know that outside of their rigorous classes, extra-curriculars, hectic schedules that they have a place to come into and leave all that at the door as we enjoy and spend time with each other in a carefree environment! We aim for connection, representation, and protection as we do our best to make sure YOU are welcomed! (Friends guaranteed 😉)
The Business of Sports Club (BOSC) provides students with the unique ability to gain valuable and exclusive insights into various career options within the sports industry (e.g., management, community impact, events, hospitality, sales, and marketing). Through experiential learning of executive mentoring/networking, student competitions, career workshops, site visits, and volunteer opportunities, students obtain a purpose, preparation, and professionalism to work in sport. BOSC’s partnerships (i.e., local, regional, and statewide sport properties) include, but are not limited to: - Angel City Football Club - Las Vegas Athletics - Los Angeles Angels - Los Angeles Kings - Los Angeles Rams - Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission - Santa Barbara Foresters - San Diego Padres - United States Men’s National Soccer Team - And Many More! Additionally, student members of BOSC serve as brand ambassadors to the Sports Management program. Responsibilities for service vary from events (i.e., Sustainable Development Goals Competition and Fields of Opportunity Career Fair) and community impact to social media marketing and grassroots campaigns. We are currently interviewing new members for the 2023/2024 academic year. If interested, please email Matthew Mikhail at email@example.com
California Lutheran University's College Republicans is one of the longest standing organizations on campus. 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, but are inclusive to all whom are interested in discussing Republican politics. We encourage and assist students in getting involved with the Republican Party at local, state, and federal levels which includes campus activities, conventions, internships, campaigning, volunteering, and more. For more information or to join our email list, please email Co-President Ashley Cope at Cope@callutheran.edu.
The purpose of this club is to provide laughs and joy to the student body of California Lutheran University through improv, as well as better students' improvisational skills.
Catholic Life is a community for other Catholics on campus to gather, worship, and be in fellowship with one another! Our meeting time is every other Wednesdays @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Bi-weekly meetings).
The Dance Team serves to provide students with 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 serves to promote school spirit and unity by performing at school events. This club also promotes the university as a whole by competing against other collegiate dance teams at national competitions.
The CLU Kingsmen Ice Hockey Club gives students a chance to experience one of America's fastest growing and more 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 Kingsmen on the ice where the team competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association and against local collegiate teams in the West Coast Hockey Conference.
Club Teach is all about sharing a passion for education and teaching. It is a club for future teachers or those considering a career in education, that is dedicated to facilitating personal and professional growth among Cal Lutheran students interested in joining the field of education. Our goal is to give members the opportunity to connect, share knowledge, and give back to the community. We also provide the chance to join the Student California Teachers Association (SCTA), an association for teachers and future teachers across California.
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.
We strive to uphold political values that are aligned with the Democratic Party.
The Computer Science Club is dedicated to creating an energetic community that creates innovative software through interactive group projects and holding educational workshops.
The Criminal Justice Student Association is a campus-wide club whose primary purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all social science disciplines, particularly in criminal justice.
This club is geared towards not only dance minors or trained dancers, but for all students interested in dance. The activities of the club can also enrich the dance minors and theatre majors. Dance Club welcomes students of all levels of experience, generating or rekindling a passion for dance.
Welcome to Christ-Centered Community for College Women 💗 A chapter of Delight Ministries, a nationwide college ministry that embraces community and growing together in faith. Follow us on Instagram @delight_callutheran! 🌼 WHO ARE WE? Delight Ministries is a nationwide women's ministry. Our mission is to invite college women into Christ-centered community that fosters vulnerability and transforms stories. 🌼 OUR CORE VALUES Spirit Led, Invitational, Vulnerable Community, Equipping & Discipling, and Effective Innovation. 🌼 JOIN THE DELIGHT FAM! We're not your typical Bible study! We're a community of women chasing after the heart of God together! We welcome any girl who is interested in finding and following Jesus no matter where you are on your faith journey! Come to feel safe & seen!
The California Lutheran University Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi will be established with the purpose of creating a culture of like-minded, business-oriented students looking to widen their scope of business planning, operations, and execution and to promote proactivity on campus and in the community that will further encourage personal and team development. The California Lutheran University Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi's goal is to connect business students across generations of CLU classes and provide an outlet for individual creativity to thrive in club and committee meetings. The club puts the real world into clearer focus by combining the experiences of guest speakers with trips to corporate meetings/operations and hands-on business-oriented projects on campus, in the community, and for the benefit of charity.
The Desi Club is a club in Cal Lutheran University that promotes South Asian culture on campus and fosters a safe environment for students to celebrate their own culture. It is open to all students who are willing to learn about South Asian culture and participate in fun activities and events.
The Earth Society is a place to build community and learn-in-action about the environment and related. We expect students to learn relevant news, share knowledge, build networks, and become an activist for the future of the Earth by attending meetings and/or attending field trips or events. We love to go outside, go on hikes, go to the beach, learn about our environment, plan ways to make our campus more sustainable, etc.
The purpose of this club is to bring students together and create an environment for people to learn and be informed of all the different facets of exercise science and the possibilities associated with a degree in this field.
The purpose of this organization is to provide a fun and social experience learning about the Filipino culture. We aim to achieve this by 1. Bringing people together to share their experiences of being a Filipino American at Cal Lutheran in our communities and the world. 2. Exploring, educating and sharing appreciation for the Filipino culture with the broader Cal Lutheran community. This may include learning about all the different traditions, customs, foods, music, and dance that Filipino culture has to offer.
Weekly pickup flag football games.
The Francophone Club is an organization whose mission is to promote the learning of the French language and develop a greater awareness and deeper appreciation for worldwide Francophone cultures. Its purpose is to create an inclusive community of Francophone aficionados both on campus and in its surrounding community to celebrate the diversity of French-speaking countries and explore their arts, music, food, traditions, fashion, history, politics through social and cultural events, activities, experiences, and outings.
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 330+ campus chapters located at universities nationwide and in ten countries. The Cal Lutheran chapter of Her Campus works to bring this amazing community to California Lutheran University.
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.
Our club is designed to bring students together to participate in the hip-hop culture, including but not limited to: dance, music, rapping, and art.
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.
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 also puts on campus events such as the annual music festival CalLuPalooza!
GRAD NIGHT! Tuesday, 10/3, @ 6pm in Richter Hall Come learn more about graduate schools. All Majors are welcomed! For scholars of a variety of disciplines to get together to work on research projects, discuss their research, and discuss how it may be improved upon with interdisciplinary perspectives.
The Knights Rugby Football Club (RFC) competes in the Gold Coast Conference Intercollegiate Rugby (GCCIR) and plays against other small school collegiate clubs. Our vision is to give our players an immersive, high quality rugby experience. From all ranges of experience, we grow as a team and use rugby as a vehicle to grow strong, disciplined, integrity filled young men. All levels of experience of players are welcome so whether you have experience in playing rugby or just want to come and try the game, come join the Knights!
Kupa'a Hawai'i Club is open to all Cal Lu students who are interested in learning more about the Hawaiian culture such as food, traditions, etc. Students are given an opportunity to meet new people and interact with students who have the same interests in the culture.
The Languages and Cultures Club is an organization that seeks to recognize achievement in the field of foreign-language study; to stimulate a desire for linguistic attainment; to encourage a continuing interest in the study of foreign languages, literatures, cultures, and civilizations; to foster sympathetic understanding of other peoples and international friendship; to encourage eligible students to apply to be inducted into the Alpha Mu Gamma, Gamma Sigma national foreign language honors society chapter at California Lutheran University; and to provide a space for students to connect with fellow peers studying foreign languages and develop a community of foreign language learners at our institution. All students are welcome to come to club meetings regardless of being interested in foreign languages or being a foreign language student.
1. As a representative organization of Hispanics and Latinos at Cal Lutheran, we are dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and unity. Our club seeks to not only provide an atmosphere where Hispanic/Latino students can develop a strong sense of identity, leadership, and participation, but to offer this experience to all Cal Lutheran students who seek to learn about the Hispanic culture regardless of their own background. Through our cultural events we intend to be a positive influence at Cal Lutheran and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.
For the love of dance, music, and community, we teach line dances weekly to any CLU students looking to learn new ways to move around a dance floor. Line dances are chorepgraphed to both a variety of country, pop, and many other genres of musics. Our team of instructors love to dance and will share their tips and tricks with you! Meetings consist of at least two dance lessons and can last for about an hour. We encourage all CLU students who are looking to challenge themsleves while being surrounded by a supportive community of dancers from all different levels and backgorunds.
The Lord of Life community of faith is known on campus in two ways. First, Lord of Life is the 'church' on campus. Secondly, the Lord of Life student congregational council creates and directs the activities of the Lord of Life faith community. The Lord of Life faith community is centered in the love and grace of Jesus Christ, prompting actions of welcome. This community of faith recognizes our unity in Jesus Christ, Baptism as a sign of God's covenant with God's people, Holy Communion as the meal that provides forgiveness and hope, God's word as the anchor of our daily living, and a desire to witness, learn, and serve the whole of the CLU community.
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.
MMA is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts. Training in MMA builds confidence and teaches discipline while also providing an excellent workout. Questions? Email our main address firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to any of our officers!
Musicians’ Club of CLU is a community of musicians of all levels. We provide a network and outlet for artists of all abilities and skill levels to perform with their peers, nurture an atmosphere of creativity, and support our artists and our community.
Bimonthly meetings which consist of informal conversation and film screenings among peers regarding topics of philosophical study and importance.
The purpose of this Chapter shall be the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the science of physics and the encouragement of student interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities. We strive to tighten the Physics community at CalLutheran by doing inclusive activities that peak the interest of our members and reinforce the similarities we as students have.
PNW Club is open to all California Lutheran University students who are interested in the Pacific Northwest, or the region of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students from these states are encouraged to join to share their experiences. Members will have the opportunity to meet new people and learn more about food, activities, and culture of the PNW.
The purpose of this society is to educate students about basic law principles and provide an inviting environment for students of all majors who wish to learn more about law. We aim to assist members in networking with like-minded people who share an interest in going to law school or going into the law field. We hope to connect members with professionals in the community and participate in law related activities.
PRIDE (People Respecting Identity, Diversity, and Equality) works to create a safe environment for LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) students on campus while promoting equality and the visibility of universal and campus-wide LGBTQIA issues.
The Cal Lutheran Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is a student-led organization devoted to helping students connect with other public relations and communications students and professionals. Through PRSSA, students take tours of local businesses and network with communications professionals in the community. PRSSA also provides students with the opportunity to participate in state and national PR competitions and conventions. In these, students gain invaluable experience to build their portfolio and compete to earn recognition and cash awards for their chapter.
A club for members of the Interational Honor's Society in Psychology and others who are interested to get together to discuss the scholarly side of Psychology (i.e., current research) and to help members prepare to further their education in the field of Psychology.
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, various psychological concepts within various contexts, and interact with others within the field of psychology and/or studying psychology. The Psych Club provides an opportunity for those interested in psychology to connect with like-minded others through engaging discussions, activities, and events.
Our club is dedicated to embodying the fundamental principles of the Red Cross: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. As a member of our club, you'll have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of activities that make a real difference in the lives of those in need. We organize blood drives every semester on the CLU campus and connect those interested in volunteer opportunities through the Ventura County Red Cross chapter.
Sisters’ Circle exists to provide support and community for women as well as non binary people who identify with the struggles of womanhood on campus as well as to expose them to the presence of other cultures who share like minded goals. Sisters’ Circle was initially founded as a support group for only Black women but we now seek to expand our borders to other groups of color and those from different walks of life. While our content will still heavily cater to Black women/culture we hope to create the atmosphere to share in our cultures and highlight the fact that a lot of differences are not as big as we think. We strive to foster an environment where our members are able to feel safe,find support and hopefully foster lasting bonds within our communities
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.
The Tabletop Game Club strives to introduce its members to several new and exciting card, miniature, and board games. We also serve as a hub for people who are interested in Dungeons and Dragons (and similar games) and are seeking to join or form new groups.
Hello and welcome! The Lotus Project is a club dedicated to environmental activism, intersectional identities, and supporting local, eco-friendly small businesses. Lotus flowers in Vietnamese culture are a symbol of perseverance: they grow at the bottom of the pond and have to rise through the mud to bloom at the pond’s surface. Through this club, we hope to bring awareness to environmental issues and engage in culturally fulfilling activities while uplifting sustainable businesses.
The club aims 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, get to know your community, and to educate others about your culture through educational and social activities and social gatherings. The United Students of the World seeks to promote understanding and cooperation amongst all people.
The Women in Business club is for young women who are interested in finding a position in large corporations and in the field business. Our focus is to aide and guide young women to go against the status quo within the world of business. By the end of each women's time in our club they will gather and utilize the skills and tools learned, along with connections created with our guest speakers.
The Women in STEM club is a collaborative environment where students can network with other women in STEM fields and receive support as they work to achieve their goals in STEM related fields. The goal of this organization is to bring students together for open discussions of STEM fields, as well as discuss how gender and other identities play a role in the field. We wish to bring students together with professionals for conversations about their progress and contributions to the STEM realm, as well as their personal experiences entering their field. We want to inspire our members to further pursue STEM fields and assist them by providing resources that were otherwise unavailable to them.
Young Life is a Christian club dedicated to bringing people together through food, fun games, and a message every Tuesday night. You don't have to be a Christian to come, and we encourage anyone looking for a group to hang out with to stop by! To stay up to date on all things YLC, follow us on Instagram: @younglifeclu