At Truman, students have an abundance of involvement opportunities to explore. While membership eligibility varies based upon the particular organizations, all students are encouraged to explore all their particular interests and find quality out of classroom experiences to take advance of. Below is an inclusive list of all currently chartered student organizations at Truman State University. Some individual departments also have organizations for students to join.
If you do not see an organization below that interests you, and are interested in starting a new organization; please visit the CSI about starting a new organizations.
Academic/Professional - Organizations that are limited to students in a particular discipline. Emphasis is the knowledge, skills, and experience related to a particular field of study.
Campus Media - Organizations that are affiliated with the university and provide media services for the campus.
Cultural - Organizations that promote learning and awareness of different cultures.
Fee Based - Organizations that are supported by the Student Activities Fee. *Due to the nature of groups student organizations cannot charter under this category without a pre-approved fee from the Board of Governors.
Fine Arts - Organizations that create an outlook for creativity and allow students to show off their aesthetic appeal to the University community.
Greek - Social organizations that are affiliated with Panhellenic Council, National Pan-hellenic Council, or Intrafraternity Council. * Organizations that must go through proper colonization procedures via the Center for Student Involvement.
Health and Wellness - Organizations that promote good health habits and work toward creating a desire to maintain a healthy life in society.
Honorary - Organizations that cover one department or all departments. They contain a GPA requirement and focus on scholarship.
Political - Organizations that represent student interests in various political ideologies.
Recreational/Sports - Organizations that compete against other schools or hold recreational activities.
Religious - Organizations that relate to a particular religion and may hold religious services.
Residence Life - Organizations that are limited to students living in Residence Halls. They include hall governments and provide educational and social activities for their members.
Service - Organizations that mainly focus on providing service to the campus and community.
Special Interest - Organizations that revolve around a particular activity or thought. They are not affiliated with a department, religion or athletics.
Departmental Cocurriclar Opportunities - are defined as â€œGroups or classes that are based out of academic departments or university offices. These groups/classes have significant oversight by University faculty and staff. Students involved in these groups/classes work closely with university faculty or staff."
Faculty Led Honor Socities - are defined as â€œHonor societies that are faculty led with students not serving in a primary role of leadership. Students are invited to join based upon specific selection criteria.â€