Clubs and Organizations

student club sign upMeeting 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 environmental 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.

For more information on Clubs and Councils visit the Get Involved Portral.

 

Academic Organizations

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

    Meeting: Weekly, Thursday at 6:00 pm, Decary 226

  • 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; and will help connect students with undergrad research opportunities

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 6:30pm, ACHS 113

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

    Meeting: Monthly, Tuesday at 2:30 pm, Commens

  • Psi Chi: UNE's Chapter of the Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society honors excellence in Psychology.

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

  • Student Nursing Association : Promotes, organizes, and serves the UNE community and neighboring communities through volunteering and raising awareness of nursing related issues. Gathers nursing students from the Biddeford campus forming a sense of community.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 8pm, Decary 207

  • Aquarium Club : Ever been interested in caring for fish and other marine organisms? Then come to a meeting to learn more about what we do!

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 8:00pm, ACHS Atrium near Tank

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

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

  • Chemistry Club : The Chemistry Club is group of students who love chemistry! You don't have to be a chemistry major to join. Our activities range from school outreach to social events to professional development events. We are always looking for new ideas and faces!

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 6:00 PM, Marcil 121

  • Philosophy Club : We're a group of dedicated thinkers, curious cats, and aspiring tea and hot chocolate connoisseurs. Come join us!

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Decary 208

  • Pre-Med Club: Most important goal is to provide students with the knowledge and insight on how to become a doctor and how to conquer a designated career in medicine.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Sunday at 6:00 pm, Alfond 113

  • Psychology Club: The mission of the Psychology club is to create a community of students who share a common interest in the discipline of psychology and its broad application while also providing students with connections to the Psychology department faculty and students

    Meeting: Monthly, Wednesday at 5-6 PM, Decary 202A

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

    Meeting: Monthly, Wednesday at 6:00pm, HAF 236

  • 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, promote bonding among members, and help fellow Pre-OT's develop an understanding of the program itself.

    Meeting: Monthly, Thursday at 6:00 PM, Decary 202

  • 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), Tuesday at 4:30-5:00 p.m, Decary Hall (Announcements on location will be made prior to Tuesday)

  • UNE Animal Behavior Club: The 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.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 5:30 PM, Decary 206

  • Makers Club: We are a community of creative thinkers and builders that meet once a week to share ideas and build great things!

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 5:00pm, Decary Makers Space

  • UNE Nutrition Club: The UNE Nutrition Club will grant students a place to employ their nutrition knowledge. Club members will engage in group activities which provide students the opportunity to explore their love of nutrition and put their knowledge into practice.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 6:00pm, Decary 209

Arts and Media Council

  • UNE Players : UNE Players is an organization that aims to contribute to the performing arts climate at the University of New England and the surrounding community. It is meant to add another attribute of artistic culture to University life.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at Depends on rehearsal!, Depends on rehearsal!

  • 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, Tuesday at 5 pm, TBD

  • 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 Wednesday evenings at 8:00- 9:30pm in the Campus Center MPR's.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 8:00pm to 9:30pm, Campus Center MPR

  • Nor'easter News : The UNE student newspaper can be found online at noreasternewsune.com and is produced by students with the assistance of a staff advisor.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 2:00pm, Campus Center - Arts & Media Council Room

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

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Music Practice Room

  • 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, Thursday at 6pm, Decary 212

  • The Independent Art Society: Welcome to the Independent Art Society! We are students of UNE who together, plan to bring more life into our campus. We are doing this by creating sculptures, paintings, murals, and all things art to display all over the campus.

    Meeting: Weekly, Saturday at The date and time will vary based on what project the students are working on and what works best for everyone . (Any day any time is the goal), The Arts and Communications Building

Cultural Council

  • 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, Thursday at 5:30pm, Student Involvement Suite

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

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 4:30-6:00, Decary 120

  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship: 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: Sundays@ 7:00 PM in Featherman 121.

    Meeting: Weekly, Sunday at 7:00pm, Featherman 121

  • Cultural Council: Council of student organizations focused on cultural diversity

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 6:00pm, Student Involvement Suite Conference Room

Governance Organizations

  • 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

  • Activities Programming Board : The University of New England's largest programming board on campus.

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

  • 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.

    Meeting: Weekly, Monday at TBD, TBD

  • Cultural Council: Council of student organizations focused on cultural diversity

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 6:00pm, Student Involvement Suite Conference Room

Recreation Council

  • Sailing Club: Sailing Club promotes and facilitates recreational and competitive sailing for the UNE community, across ALL experience levels. Message sailing@une.edu to get on the club list and/or like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unesailing for more info.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8pm, student involvement suite

  • Crew Club: Our club plans to create a home 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, University Boathouse (behind Featherman Hall)

Service and Volunteerism Council

  • Education Club : For students interested in educational professions

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 7:00, Decary 202

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

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 7:30 pm, Decary 202A

  • 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: Weekly, Tuesday at 8:30 pm, Alfond 205

  • 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: Monthly, Friday at 10:00 am, OCCE Community Program Office Decary 316

  • 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: Weekly, Tuesday at 6:00PM, Decary 206

  • UNE Nutrition Club: The UNE Nutrition Club will grant students a place to employ their nutrition knowledge. Club members will engage in group activities which provide students the opportunity to explore their love of nutrition and put their knowledge into practice.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 6:00pm, Decary 209

  • UNE MSF Student Chapter: A student chapter of Doctors without Borders that promotes the organization's values and supports engaging in issues such as global health or crises, in the same way that MSF does, on a local level. We also hold events and fundraisers in support of MSF.

    Meeting: Semi-monthly (twice a month), Sunday at 8:15pm, Sutton Lounge

Special Interest Organizations

  • 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

  • Anime Club: Anime Club will be a place where students can come together to watch anime, play trivia games, host events, discuss anime, make and learn how to make amv's, work on cosplay, and come together to socialize with other students with similar interests.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at Tuesdays are at 7:00 to 9:00 and Sunday meetings are 6:00-8:00, Decary 208 on Tuesdays, and Decary 212 on Sundays.

  • Honey Bee Conservation Club: A club dedicated to educational and hands-on learning activities related to honey bee conservation and bee keeping skills.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 5pm, Decary 226

  • Craft Crew: This club aims to give students a chance to take a break from their rigorous course load by taking time to craft! The Craft Crew offers weekly craft sessions to relax, socialize and create with other students who love hands on and crafty projects.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 6, Decary

  • The Mellow Meditators: The purpose of “The Mellow Meditators” shall be to promote and organize stress relieving events through meditation and practice of mindfulness.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at Wednesday 5pm, Marcil 303

  • Cultural Council: Council of student organizations focused on cultural diversity

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Monday at 6:00pm, Student Involvement Suite Conference Room

  • UNE Generation Action: We are UNE's chapter of Planned Parenthood's Generation Action movement, which serves to mobilize advocates for reproductive freedom, raise public awareness about reproductive health and rights, and educate people about sexual health.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Thursday at 7:00pm-8:30pm, Decary 210

  • The Independent Art Society: Welcome to the Independent Art Society! We are students of UNE who together, plan to bring more life into our campus. We are doing this by creating sculptures, paintings, murals, and all things art to display all over the campus.

    Meeting: Weekly, Saturday at The date and time will vary based on what project the students are working on and what works best for everyone . (Any day any time is the goal), The Arts and Communications Building

  • Solar Ambassadors: The Solar Ambassadors are a motivated group of students who run a crowdfunding campaigns to provide solar panels for a local non-profit organization here in Maine and provide the community with education about the benefits of renewable energy.

    Meeting: Weekly, Wednesday at 5-7, Decary 226

  • Paranormal Joe's: Paranormal Joe's is a ghost hunting club for skeptical students on campus. It also serves as a creative outlet, as students may, if they wish, create videos from expeditions, or write stories about htem.

    Meeting: Weekly, Friday at 9:00 PM, Stella Maris Conference Room

Wellness Council

  • Community Wellness Group: The club aims to connect UNE students interested in health and wellness topics with the Biddeford and surrounding communities.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at 8:00pm, Wellness Council Office

  • UNEFit: UNEFit organizes free group exercise classes and training with certified instructors 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.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Wednesday at 6pm, CC Fitness Center Office

  • The Mellow Meditators: The purpose of “The Mellow Meditators” shall be to promote and organize stress relieving events through meditation and practice of mindfulness.

    Meeting: Weekly, Tuesday at Wednesday 5pm, Marcil 303

  • UNE Nutrition Club: The UNE Nutrition Club will grant students a place to employ their nutrition knowledge. Club members will engage in group activities which provide students the opportunity to explore their love of nutrition and put their knowledge into practice.

    Meeting: Bi-weekly (every other week), Tuesday at 6:00pm, Decary 209