Clubs and Organizations

Meeting with students and faculty outside of the classroom is part of what makes a college experience well rounded. With more than 70 clubs and organizations from which to choose, you’re sure to find a place where you belong. So if it’s academics or theater, community-based service or LGBTQ issues, student government or club sports, figure skating or surfing — whatever your interest — you’re sure to find like-minded students and faculty on the Biddeford Campus eager to share in your passion. Check out the listing of clubs below.

Academic

  • Applied Exercise Science : For students interested in Applied Exercise Science and all that it entails.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 7:00pm, Forum

  • Aquaponics Club: The purpose of the Aquaponics club is to promote learning and the opportunities for hands on experience at UNE. It will be organized to allow students to learn about aquaponics, the organisms involved, and the mechanics behind it.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 7pm, Marine science center

  • Aquarium Club : Ever been interested in caring for fish and other marine organisms? We meet weekly starting early in September. See you there!

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 6:00pm, Decary 203

  • Athletic Training Club: Provides an improved educational experience in the field of Athletic Training.

    Meeting: Monthly, Thursday at 7am, Harold Alfond Forum

  • CAS Internship Office: Internship Office, College of Arts and Sciences

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 7:30 am - 3 pm, 118 Decary Hall

  • Chemistry Club : The Chemistry Club is group of students who love chemistry! You don't have to be a chemistry major to join. We have done a variety of things in the past, but we are a developing club, so please join and share your ideas! Help us promote Chemistry at UNE!

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 6:00 PM, Morgane 025

  • Earth's ECO: A group dedicated to making UNE an environmentally sound University.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 8:00pm, Decary 226

  • Education Club : For students interested in educational professions

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at 5:30, Decary 202

  • English Club : English Club welcomes anyone with a passion for the expressions of Literature such as Writing, Drama, Poetry, and Prose.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 6:00 PM, Decary 202a

  • History Club: We put the A.D. in ADVENTURE
  • ImmUNE: For those interested in working to bring health care education to low income families and communities around the world.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at 8 pm, Alfond 113

  • Neuroscience Club : This student organization will work with neuroscience department to promote neuroscience as a major and promote opportunities for students to know more about the neuroscience field.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 6:30pm, Pickus 214

  • Ocean Club : The purpose of the “Ocean Club” shall be to promote and organize marine science events, environmental and ocean awareness, and create a community of those who love the ocean and those animals that reside in it.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 6:00pm - 7:00 pm, Decary 203

  • Partners in Business: The University of New England Partners in Business Club mission is to provide its members with a positive and professional experience to prepare them for their respective future careers in their respective field of business.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at To be Determined, To e determined

  • People of Politics: For students interested in politics and law.
  • Philosophy Club : For students interested in philosophy.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 7:00, Decary 203

  • Pre Student Osteopathic Medical Association: This organization is the undergraduate branch of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA). Its purpose is to inform those interested in osteopathic medicine by teaching them about its functions and attributes.

    Meeting: Semi-monthly (twice a month), Thursday at 6:00 pm, Morgane 122

  • Pre-Dental Club : For students interested in pursuing dental medicine, especially those interested in going to dental school.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 6:00 PM, Pickus 214

  • Pre-Med Club: Primary goal is to provide students with more information about the journey of becoming a doctor.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 6:00, Alfond 205

  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Club: Seeks to develop a greater awareness of what occupational therapy is. In this club, we will work within the community and do volunteer activities, as well as help fellow Pre-OT's develop an understanding of the program itself.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 7 PM, Morgane 121

  • Pre-Optometry Club: This club is for students who are interested in learning about a potential career in the growing field of optometry.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at Alternate between 1pm and 7pm, Sutton Lounge

  • Pre-Pharmacy Club : For students in the Pre-Pharmacy program or those who are interseted in the profession.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 7:00 pm, ACHS

  • Pre-Physician Assistant Club: For students in the Pre-PA track or those interested in the profession. For undergraduate students searching for an easy and effective way to get involved early in the physician assistant program.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., ACHS 'Alfond' 205

  • Pre-Vet Club : For students in the veterinary field and those interested in animals
  • Psi Chi: UNE's Chapter of the Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society honors excellence in Psychology.
  • Psychology Club : The Psychology Club actively puts on events and activities related to reducing stigma surrounding mental illness, raising awareness of careers in the mental health field and creating strong bonds among students and faculty in the psychology department.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 5-5:30 PM, Decary 202A

  • Student Academic Success Center: SASC provides a comprehensive array of academic support services, including workshops, tutoring, writing support, course placement, and individual learning consultations to help UNE students become independent and efficient learners who attain their acad
  • Student Nursing Association : Meetings every other Wednesday at 7:00 in (room TBA), starting 9/16/15. Promotes, organizes and serves the UNE community and neighboring communities through volunteering and raising awareness of nursing related issues.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 7:00, Decary 204

  • UNE AALSO Club: The UNE AALSO Club is a club associated with the AALSO (Aquatic Animal Life Support Operators) organization. This club offers students the opportunity to get a level 1 certification, which allows students to get involved with professional AALSO members.

    Meeting: Weekly, Friday at 5pm, Marine Science Center

  • UNE Animal Behavior Club: The UNE Animal Behavior Club is open to all members who want to get involved with animals, learn about animals, and get the community pumped about animals.
  • UNE Genetics Society : The purpose of the genetics club is to stimulate interest in the field of genetics to the UNE student body and the local community (with a focus on high schools in Northern New England).
  • UNE Math Club: The UNE Math Club is an organization devoted to promoting interest in Mathematics on campus and beyond.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Decary Function Rooms

  • Women's and Gender Studies Club: Do you care about gendered issues or want to learn more? Join the WGST Club for fun and exciting events and maybe a little bit of changing the world!

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 8:00pm, Student involvement suite

Arts

  • ARTSci: This organization aims to contribute to UNE by encouraging an art science approach to learning and engaging in occupations.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 6 pm, Art Studio

  • Nor'easter News : The UNE student newspaper is printed bi-weekly and is produced by students with the assistance of a staff advisor.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 4:00pm, Our Office

  • Photography Club : This club is for students interested in photography and taking photos both.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 7:30pm, Decary 212

  • Radio UNE : This new club is working on promoting the field of radio to the UNE community.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 6:30pm - 7:30pm, Decary 203

  • Storm Surge Chamber Ensemble : Students, faculty and staff of UNE play a wide variety of music throughout the year. Our weekly rehearsals will be held this semester on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm in the campus center MPRs.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8:00pm to 9:30pm, Campus Center Multi-Purpose Rooms (MPRs)

  • Ukulele Club: UNEkulele is an accepting stress-free environment for students who are either interested in playing ukulele or those who simply enjoy the light-hearted music! This club is open to all experience levels and welcomes those who hope to learn how to play.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 7pm, N/A

  • UNE Film Club: The UNE Film Club is a student organization with a mission to involve students in film history and all aspects of cinematography.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 6;00 pm, UNE Biddeford Campus

  • UNE Jazz Club: UNE Jazz Club is a performance oriented group that welcomes all aspiring musicians. Weekly rehearsals with our director, Tom Whitehead, ensure that members in the group grow both as individual musicians and as musicians within a band.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Music Practice Room

  • UNE Players : UNE Players is an organization that aims to contribute to the performing arts at the University of New England and the surrounding community. It is meant to add another attribute of artistic culture to University life.
  • UNE TABS: TABS provides singing opportunities for UNE students, faculty and staff.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 7-9, Decary 210

  • Zephyr: UNE's journal of creative expression to which students, faculty, and staff from both campuses may submit original workds of prose, peotry, drawing and black and white photography.

    Meeting: Monthly, Saturday at 5 pm, Campus Center

Campus Departments

  • Assisi 1st Floor: This is a group for the students on 1st Assisi to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 1st Assisi

  • Assisi 2nd Floor: This group is for the students on 2nd Assisi to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 2nd Assisi

  • Assisi 3rd Floor: This group is for the students on 3rd Assisi to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 3rd Assisi

  • Avila 1st Floor: This is a group for students on Avila 1st floor to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00pm, Avila 1st Floor

  • Avila 2nd Floor: This is a group for the residents of Avila 2nd floor to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:oopm, Avila 2nd Floor

  • Avila 3rd Floor: This is a group for students on Avila 3rd Floor to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00pm, Avila 3rd Floor

  • Avila 4th Floor: This is a group for the students on 4th Avila to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 4th Avila

  • Champlain 1st Floor: This is a group for students living on the 1st floor of Champlain.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8pm, Champlain Lounge

  • Diversity Leadership Certificate: The UNE Diversity Leadership Certificate is a co-curricular leadership development program designed to increase students’ awareness about intercultural and social justice issues and provide opportunities for experiential learning with diverse communities

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at -, -

  • East Hall 1st & 2nd Floors: This is a group for the students residing on the first and second floors of East Hall.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at Varies, East Hall

  • East Hall 3rd Floor: This is a group for the students residing on the 3rd floor of East Hall.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at Varies, East Hall

  • Featherman 2nd Floor Low: This group is for residents of Featherman 2nd Floor low side to connect with one another.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at 8:00pm, Featherman 2nd Floor Lounge

  • FYE Mentors: This organization is for the FYE Mentors to supply them with resources, support, and materials to assist them in supporting first year students.

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 3-5 pm, Campus Center 102

  • Intercultural Student Engagement: The Office of Intercultural Student Engagement promotes a welcoming and inclusive campus environment that supports the leadership development, social experiences, and academic persistence of students from traditionally under-represented groups on campus

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at None, None

  • Intramural Sports: Intramural Sports Mission Statement The mission of the Intramural Sports program is to provide fun and safe activities for the UNE community for the purpose of promoting growth and development, positive interpersonal relationships, and healthy lifestyles

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at N/a, Field

  • Office of Career Services: The Office of Career Services offers support and services to all students in their personal Career Services process, helping students to identify career paths, and to apply their liberal arts education at the University of New England and beyond.
  • Office of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life: The Office of Housing and Residential/ Commuter Life at the University of New England provides students with an environment that fosters personal and academic growth.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 8:00 AM, East Hall

  • Office of Student Activities/Organizations: The official page of the Office of Student Activities/Organizations! Check back here for information on events, resources, Campus Center and Forum hours, and more!

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 8 AM, Campus Center

  • Orientation: The official portal page for UNE's New Student Orientation program! Check out our blog page by clicking on the "Read More" link below!
  • Siena 1st Floor: This group is for the students on 1st Siena to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 1st Siena

  • Siena 2nd Floor: This group is for the students on 2nd Siena to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 2nd Siena

  • Siena 3rd Floor: This group is for student on 3rd Siena to connect.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 8:00 PM, 3rd Siena

  • Sokokis Hall 1st Floor High Side: This group is for students residing on Sokokis Hall 1st Floor West.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at 7, Various

  • Student Academic Success Center: SASC provides a comprehensive array of academic support services, including workshops, tutoring, writing support, course placement, and individual learning consultations to help UNE students become independent and efficient learners who attain their acad

Community Service Based

  • College Community Mentoring Program: Welcome to CCMP! The mentor program is geared toward mentoring students in UNE's surrounding communities. CCMP provides the opportunity to enjoy working with younger students in local schools and to have fun volunteering. Great for all majors!

    Meeting: Weekly, Friday at 1:15, Old Orchard and Biddeford

  • Habitat for Humanity : Coordinates community building activities and other volunteer efforts to help those individuals less fortunate.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at 9:00 pm, Featherman 121

  • Love Your Melon Crew: The organizations goal is to help raise cancer awareness. To put hats on childern that are battling cancer. Also to go to the hospital and visit and hangout with children during there battle.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 2:00, Forum ( Second Floor)

  • PeaceJam Student Scholars: Creating young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at TBD, TBD

  • Relay for Life : This club is dedicated to the planning and organizing of all aspects of UNE's Relay for Life, taking place in the spring semester.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 7pm, Alfond 205

  • Rotaract: Rotaract's mission is "service within and beyond the community". Goals include reaching out to the UNE community and nearby communities through volunteer work and donations.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 5:00 PM, St. Francis Room

  • UNE Hunger Initiative: This organization is designed to increase education and ACTION surrounding the issue of hunger in the United States, and the benefits of nutritious eating and growing food in order to promote a healthy and nutritious lifestyle and well being.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 6:00PM, Decary 206

  • UNE NOLA service learning: Interested in community service and teaching others why it's important? Join the club! The focus of this organization is to do just that. Not only will we help out our local community but also work towards a week long trip to New Orleans to do the same.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 9pm, Sutton Lounge

Councils and Committees

  • Arts & Media Council: A council made up of the Arts and Media on campus

    Meeting: Monthly, Thursday at 6, NA

  • Class of 2015: Class Officers for the Class of 2015
  • Class of 2016: Members of the Class of 2016.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Friday at 12:00 Noon, Windward Cafe

  • Featherman 1st Floor: This group is for resident of Featherman 1st Floor to connect with one another.

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at 8:00 PM, Featherman 1st Floor Lounge

  • Intercultural Student Engagement: The Office of Intercultural Student Engagement promotes a welcoming and inclusive campus environment that supports the leadership development, social experiences, and academic persistence of students from traditionally under-represented groups on campus

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at None, None

  • Residential Student Life Association : The Residential Student Life Association (RSLA)is an organization which provides an avenue for residential students to enhance their living experience through advocacy, programming, and social interaction.

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 7pm, Featherman 121

  • Student Health Advisory Council : A group of UNE undergraduate students intersted in addressing health and wellness topics and trends at the college level.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 8:00pm, The Hang

Cultural

  • Alliance: With a tagline of "welcoming all people, gay, straight, and inbetween" the Alliance helps to make UNE a safer,more welcoming living and learning community.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8pm, Intercultural Student Exchangment Lounge in the Campus Center

  • Franciscan Faithful : A support network for Catholic students at UNE.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 6:00 pm, East Hall Lounge

  • Intercultural Student Engagement: The Office of Intercultural Student Engagement promotes a welcoming and inclusive campus environment that supports the leadership development, social experiences, and academic persistence of students from traditionally under-represented groups on campus

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at None, None

  • InterVarsity: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a chance for UNE students, both non-Christians and Christians, to get together and have open discussions about life topics and what role Jesus Christ plays in it.

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 8, St. Francis Room

  • UNitEd: UNE's Multicultural Club: Celebrating Backgrounds, Promoting Cultural and Diversity Awareness! We are UNitEd. Club meeting time: Tuesday @ 7:00PM in the Intercultural Lounge.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8:00, Decary 205

Governance

  • Undergraduate Student Government : "By the students, for the students" Undergraduate Student Government provides experience for its members in principles and practice of governance and acts as a medium for expressing the opinion of the students.

Recreational and Outdoors

  • Cardio Club: UNE's Cardio Club organizes free group exercise classes for all experience levels of the UNE community. Join us in our variety of classes for a fun and beneficial workout! Check out the calendar below, and click "Read More" for class descriptions.

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 6pm, Campus Center

  • Club Gymnastics: A gymnastics team for everyone from brand new beginners to advanced competitors! Come learn brand new skills, or perfect ones you already have! Competition is available, but entirely optional. Come have fun and get in shape!

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8:00 pm, Campus Center

  • Crew Club: Our club today plans to create a home here on the Saco River at the University of New England. We are a young team but quickly gaining more attention from the University. We aspire to compete with some of the top schools in the North East.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 6:00-7:30am Monday -Friday, Campus Center Gym

  • Figure Skating Club : This new student organization will promote figure skating as an activity and work to promote figure skating at UNE.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at TBD, Harold Alfond Forum (Ice Arena)

  • Intramural Sports: Intramural Sports Mission Statement The mission of the Intramural Sports program is to provide fun and safe activities for the UNE community for the purpose of promoting growth and development, positive interpersonal relationships, and healthy lifestyles

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at N/a, Field

  • Outing Club: Our goal is to create a tight knit group of nature-lovers and adventure-seekers. Join us as we explore the great outdoors!
  • Ride 24/7 Ski & Snowboard Club: Ride 24/7 provides UNE students with the opportunity to take FREE day & weekend ski trips to Sunday River and Loon mountain! The club is open for skiers & snowboarders of all experience levels, and student who want to learn are encouraged to come along!

    Meeting: Monthly, Monday at 7:00 PM, Champlain Lounge

  • Sailing Club: Sailing Club promotes and facilitates recreational and competitive sailing for the UNE community. We do not use our getinvolved page. Message sailing@une.edu to get on the club list and/or like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unesailing .
  • Scuba Club: Sponsors numerous SCUBA diving and snorkeling excursions along the east coast as well as some exciting out of season events and SCUBA certification classes.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 6:00PM, Decary 206

  • Sidewalk Surfers: For those interested in skateboarding or longboarding.
  • Surf Club: Surf Club is for everyone--from those who have never touched a board to surfing enthusiasts. We host several Learn to Surf clinics with Black Point Surf Shop, take personal trips, have socials, and culminate the year with our giant Save The Waves event.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 9:30pm, Student Involvement Suite of the Campus Center

  • UNE Cheerleading Club: Do you have what it takes to become a Nor'Easter Cheerleader? Come support and cheer on our UNE basketball teams and join our soon to be competition team. Contact the President Ashley Dumont at adumont1@une.edu for more details!

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at N/A, N/A

Special Interest

  • Activities Programming Board : The University of New England's largest programming board on campus. Fall Semester Meetings, Mondays @ 8:30pm in the Pettapiece Multi Purpose Room

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 8:00 PM, Campus Center MPRs

  • Anime Club: Anime Club will be a place where students can come together to watch Anime, discuss anime, make and learn how to make amv's, and come together to socialize with other students as the same interest as you.

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 7:00, Decary

  • Intercultural Student Engagement: The Office of Intercultural Student Engagement promotes a welcoming and inclusive campus environment that supports the leadership development, social experiences, and academic persistence of students from traditionally under-represented groups on campus

    Meeting: Monthly, Sunday at None, None

  • Knitwits: Knitwits is a carefree environment for students to meet once a week and relax over handcrafted items.

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 7 pm, East Lounge

  • Martial Arts Club: The Martial Arts Club strives to provide a welcoming environment for diligent and disciplined practice of all manner of martial arts, particularly the East Asian varieties. All people of all cultures are encouraged to join the martial arts club.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., Racquetball Court

  • Military Appreciation Club: This club strives to celebrate veterans, all others affected by the military, and anyone interested in learning new things.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 7:30 pm, Decary 210

  • TEDxUNE: A group of motivated students with a passion for learning.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at 4 PM, Ketchum Library

  • UNE EMS : A group of licensed EMTs and other interested individuals who want to further their education in the field of emergency medical response.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 6:00pm, Decary 202

  • UNE Esports: UNE Esports is a club dedicated to bringing competitive video game tournaments to the UNE Biddeford Campus.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 2:00pm, Windward

  • UNE Gamers: For those interested in all types of games including board games, card games and video games.

    Meeting: Weekly, Friday at 6 pm, Decary 202

  • VegUNE: The purpose of the vegUNE shall be to promote and inform the UNE community about the vegan, vegetarian and animal rights lifestyles. Activities pertaining to these will also be promoted.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 9pm, Alfond 205