Student Organizations

Students can explore interests more deeply and become part of the fabric of our college campus community

Learn. Network. Serve.

Salem offers a number of student-run organizations that provide a variety of opportunities for students to learn, to network, and to enhance their interpersonal skills, as well as providing a means for service to the community.

Campus Organizations

Organizations on campus include the following in alphabetic order. These organizations are open to both on-campus and distance education students as indicated.

  • Alpha Phi Omega * – National service fraternity dedicated to leadership development and community service.
  • Biology Club – Focuses on the science community.
  • Black Student Union – Fosters engagement and thoughtful discussions of issues affecting our diverse study body.
  • Broadcasting Club * – Student group that works with Sports Information to stream live sporting events via the Internet.
  • Campus Activities Board – Student-run organization that plans and facilitates cultural, social, and recreational activities.
  • Criminal Justice Club – Focuses on careers and networking in the field of CJ.
  • Dirigo Yearbook – Develops and publishes the university yearbook.
  • Enactus – Partnership of business and higher education to stimulate the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.
  • Fellowship for Christian Athletes * – Focuses on serving the public good through Christ-centered fellowship.
  • Gardening Club * – Focuses on campus and community beautification.
  • Golden Key International Honour Society – International selective membership society that recognizes sustained distinguished academic achievement in the Top 15%.
  • International Student Organization – National organization helping international students transition to living and studying in the US since 1958.
  • Literary Club – Focuses on the world of literature with an emphasis on student publishing.
  • National Society of Leadership and Success – Selective membership based on academic standing and leadership potential.
  • Rainbow Alliance – Provides a safe and confidential group for students in all stages of exploring their sexual identity.
  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee * – Coordinates service projects for student athletes to enhance community service.
  • Student Education Association – Focuses on supporting students who are interested in the field of education with professional development and community service activities.
  • Student Government Association – Student-centered organization led by student-elected council to represent the views and needs of students.
  • Student Nursing Association – National association of student nurses that seeks to advance the profession.
  • Tiger Techies – Student-led group to help students and staff with their computer and networking needs.