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.

  • Ambush E-sport Club: On Ground Only!  The eSports Club at Salem University provides a competitive, yet friendly online gaming environment. Players hone their skills with the help of some of the best players in the country.
  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO): On Ground Only!  APO provides its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills as they volunteer. The Salem chapter helps provide service opportunities for the local and regional communities.  Our on ground students work together to plan service projects and mission opportunities that make a difference!
  • Biology Club: On Ground and Distance Learners! This club helps students become more active in the science community at Salem. Salem’s students learn more about career opportunities available in science and how the principles of biology can be used to benefit the world at large.
  • Black Student Union (BSU): On Ground and Distance Learners! The Black Student Union offers an opportunity to foster engagement and thoughtful discussions of issues affecting our diverse student population and the larger communities where we live and work. Our students work together to lead by example to foster understanding of the value of diversity and multicultural perspectives.
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB):  On Ground and Distance Learners! . CAB is a student-run organization whose primary function is to plan and facilitate cultural, social, recreational, and educational events at Salem. While the primary service is to on-campus students, CAB also pays attention to ways we can provide distance learners with co-curricular activities and services which enhance their experience.
  • Fellowship for Christian Athletes:  On Ground Only!  The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives… one heart at a time. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.
  • Golden Key: On Ground and Distance Learners! Golden Key is about more than just being good students, but excelling as scholars. Golden Key believes in the power of knowledge to transform lives and change situations for the better. Members of this club enjoy academic challenges and strive for excellence in their fields.
  • International Student Organization (ISO):  On Ground and Distance Learners!  Founded in 1958 to address the needs of international students. Salem’s chapter provides international students with information to help them succeed in transitioning to a deeper understanding of US traditions, customs, laws, and language.
  • National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS): On Ground and Distance Learners!  Students are selected  for membership based upon academic standing and leadership potential.  NSLS offers regular opportunities for all students to assemble via webinar to discuss important topics and share thoughts on leadership.
  • Rainbow Alliance:  On Ground and Distance Learners! This organization exists as a safe and confidential space for queer students and their straight allies, as well as those in all stages of exploring their sexual identity. In addition to building a strong, diverse, and respectful community for queer individuals, members also seek to build a student body that pushes their own understanding of the intricacies of sexuality.
  • Salem Tiger Choir: On Ground Only!  Provides students with musical interests an opportunity to come together weekly to practice singing and performing.  Performances help to brighten the day of the college and local communities.
  • Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC): On Ground Only!  SAAC provides our student-athletes with leadership opportunities to develop activities and service projects, and to bring our communities together.
  • Student Education Association: On Ground and Distance Learners!  Student Education Association (SEA) is an organization for students interested in the field of education. SEA welcomes all education majors. This organization holds regular professional development activities, community service opportunities, and keeps members updated on current news in education.
  • Student Government Association (SGA): On Ground and Distance Learners! The SGA is a student-elected body that represents the opinions, ideas, and beliefs of the student body.  All students are eligible to participate.  SGA works with the administration and alumni association to benefit the broader university community.
  • Student Nurses Association:  On Ground and Distance Learners!  This association has over 60,000 members nationwide. It seeks to advance the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance.
  • Tiger Techies:  On Ground and Distance Learners! . This is a student-organized group made up of on campus and distance learners interested in computer science and information technology.  The Tiger Techies provide help to students and staff with their computer and networking needs.