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Explore the more than 40 student groups associated with the College of Science and Engineering and jump in!
CSE Student groups fall into these categories. Find out more by clicking the link, or by going to University Student Groups.
In addition to the groups highlighted here, you can find more than 700 other options for general groups on campus through University Student Groups.
Active Energy Club
Promotes awareness of alternative and conservation technologies.
Actuary Club at UMN
Informs students about the actuary profession and helps them reach this career goal.
Building Engineering Technical Skills (BETS)
Bridge the gap between classwork and industry. Learn technical skills and gain exposure to resources not featured in the standard curriculum. Possible events will be workshops on SolidWorks, Matlab, and presentations from engineers working in industry. For more information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate CSE students represent CSE by giving tours and speaking with prospective students. Members support new students, and help with K-12 outreach activities. For more information, email email@example.com.
CSE International Ambassadors
Helps students in technical fields find summer internships in foreign countries. Also, this group organizes a Buddy Program for international exchange students to help them feel at home at the University of Minnesota. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSE Student Board
Serves as the student government for the College of Science and Engineering. Advocates for students and facilitates social and community involvement.
Engineering World Health
Provides members with opportunities to participate in EWH activities such as designing novel medical technologies for developing countries, repairing broken medical equipment, and competing in a design competition.
Engineers without Borders (EWB)
Partners with disadvantaged communities around the world, improving quality of life through engineered projects that prove environmentally and economically sustainable.
Future Leaders Aspiring in Science and Health Care (FLASH)
Explores opportunities within the life sciences and healthcare industry on and off campus, at the same time addressing various needs in the community. For more information, email email@example.com.
Future Scientist Association
The Future Scientist Association is dedicated to educating students interested in science with advanced level skills for research. This includes active engagement in helping students getting involved in research, developing critical thinking and analysis through designing solutions to current scientific problems, and helping to find various post-bachelor opportunities to utilize the research skills. For more information, email Shyam Iyer.
Inspires young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build skills and inspire innovation and leadership.
Applies engineering skills to address current environmental and energy problems, in projects like constructing a small-scale wind turbine.
Interdisciplinary Transportation Student Organization (ITSO)
Provides career information and links together graduate students, undergraduate students, and transportation professionals. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Encourages members knowledge and exposure to Materials Science and Engineering in both the academic and industry settings, explore opportunities outside the University in ways such as volunteering, competition and contests, touring businesses, and social events with peers, professors, and other professional organizations.
Minnesota Robotics Club
For more information, email email@example.com.
Plumb Bob Honorary Leadership
Plans, organizes, and runs CSE Week.
Product Design Student Group
Members are both undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in studying or working in product design. The goal is to connect students to resources that can help them develop academically and professionally.
Society of Physics Students
Both an academic and a social club that provides opportunities to be with people who are interested in physics. Our members come from many majors and backgrounds. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The group brings together engineering, law, and business students, to inspire and empower them to work together to invent, patent, and sell products. It provides members with hands-on engineering experience and real world problem solving skills.
Transfer Students Group
Helps transfer students make friends on campus through social events. For more information, email email@example.com.
University Mad Scientists (U-Mad)
Fosters the growth of relationships and teamwork skills of its members through creative building projects that members can create and collaborate on together. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Minnesota Geological Society (UMGS)
Sponsors events to encourage students to become involved in the Earth Sciences community, and provide information about research opportunities and field experiences. For more information, email email@example.com.
Women in Physics and Astronomy
Works towards increasing the visibility of women and improving the climate for women within the college; composed of women who are graduate students, faculty, and research associates in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
Builds community by bridging science and technology with traditional native values. Supports students in science, engineering and other fields.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Provides a social and academic community for students in the aerospace engineering program.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Helps chemical engineering students with class scheduling and employment and provides social events.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Offers students opportunities to interact with practicing engineers and become exposed to social, technical, and professional events that broaden their education and career opportunities.
American Society of Heating and Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration through research, standards writing, publishing, and continuing education. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Promotes and enhances technical competency and professional well-being of members through programs and activities in mechanical engineering.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Advances the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology; student chapter.
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
Promotes the profession of biomedical engineering and provides academic, professional, and social programs.
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
A national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The student group sponsors undergraduate teams to compete at national seismic design competitions.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Provides students with networking opportunities, presentations by engineering firms, jobs fair, tutorials, and social events. For more information, email email@example.com
Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE)
Provides information on professional examinations and helps students form study groups to prepare.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Works to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME)
Promotes an interest in mining, metallurgy, mineral exploration, earth resources, and related fields. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
Dedicated to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
Promotes the development of Hispanics in engineering, science, and other technical professions to achieve educational excellence, economic opportunity, and social equity.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Supports and encourages women in science and engineering fields through leadership opportunities, outreach experiences, community involvement, and professional development.
Alpha Chi Sigma–Beta Chapter
Provides a fraternal organization for students in the chemical sciences.
Alpha Sigma Kappa - Women in Technical Studies
Supports women who are pursuing studies in technical fields including the sciences, math, engineering, and architecture.
Theta Tau–Alpha Chapter
Provides a co-ed fraternal organization for engineering students; started here at the University over 100 years ago, Theta Tau is the nation’s oldest and foremost professional engineering fraternity.
Provides a fraternity for men majoring in architecture, engineering, and science.
Eta Kappa Nu
Elects and rewards outstanding students in electrical and computer engineering.
Tau Beta Pi
Elects outstanding engineering students; nationally affiliated engineering honor society focused on academic excellence, public service, and fun.