Campus Organizations

Students are encouraged to join one or more of amazing campus organizations. Involvement in a campus organization is a great way to network, build professional skills, meet new people, explore career opportunities, and have fun! Organizations are housed on either CU Denver or CU Anschutz. Learn more about these organizations below!  


American Indian Society for Engineering and Science (AISES) Student Chapter | Increasing awareness of American Indians/Native Americans/Alaskan Native/First Nations on campus. Elevating our presence through sharing our stories, histories, philosophies, and experiences in academia.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter | Providing students the opportunity explore real-world engineering challenges, using learned civil engineering skills to benefit the local community, developing a support and professional network, and helping students develop professional autonomy.

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Student ChapterPromoting an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the mathematical sciences, including pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and their applications; a greater understanding of the contributions of women in the mathematical sciences; and mentoring and encouraging women and girls as they prepare for careers in the mathematical science.

Multiracial Biracial Student AllianceDedicated to fostering a space where students may engage in conversations relating to the exploration of identity, discussion of matters pertaining to mixed heritage, sharing experiences with interracial and intercultural relationships, and the navigation of the complexities of intersectional identities. Follow us on Instagram @mbsacudenver.

Graduate Student Council (GSC) | A graduate student government body representing CU Denver Graduate Students.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student ChapterDedicated to aiding graduate students by providing teaching, outreach and opportunities to interact and collaborate with the campus community and industry professionals

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) | A not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. We also support educational functions such as providing resources and opportunities to students aged k-12 and provide recognition for the University's programs nationally.

Student Veterans Association | Promoting community, camaraderie, and advocacy for student veterans as they experience the transition to and from higher education.


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Academia Industry Alliance (AIA)Promoting scientific & career progress by facilitating collaboration and networking between academics & industry professionals in the life sciences.

Advocates for Mental HealthReducing the stigma surrounding mental health, promote mental wellness, improve access to resources for seeking treatment, and facilitate open dialogues related to mental health.

Association of International Researchers (AIR) | Uniting the international community by providing a platform for cultural exchange and providing a support system.

Colorado RNA ClubWe bring together RNA researchers from across the state to share their research, facilitate new collaborations, and create a robust, connected, RNA-focused community.

Graduate Student Council (GSC) | Organizing social events and volunteer and fundraising opportunities, and serving as a liaison between students and administration and Student Senate.

Neuroscience Outreach Group (NOG)We aim to engage and educate the Front Range in neuroscience education and outreach. We are committed to increasing equity and diversity in the sciences, especially within neuroscience.

Out in STEM (oSTEM) | Promoting advocacy and recognition of LGBTQ+ individuals in our community, fostering inclusion, ensuring equality, and providing educational opportunities for members and allies.

PhD Post | A peer-written newsletter for postdocs and graduate students providing fun and useful information about our community. The PhD Post offers trainees opportunities to develop non-technical writing and communication skills.

Project BridgeOur mission is to bridge the communication gap between scientists and the public by giving researchers the tools and opportunities to foster public interest in scientific research.

Society for Biomaterials, Student Chapter | Newly formed, we aim to educate students on the emerging field of biomaterials and their diverse applications. We want to help bridge the gap between academia and industry by informing students about emerging technologies and potential opportunities in the biomaterials world facilitating networking with industry professionals and researchers from across the Rocky Mountain region, and providing resources and experiences to help develop professional skills. Contact us for more information.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Student Chapter | Fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.

Women in STEM (WiSTEM) | The mission of Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is to substantially increase the representation and support of women in STEM disciplines through advocacy, skill building, and fostering allies among our peers.

Young Hands in Science | We bring hands-on science activities to students in Colorado to increase science engagement, knowledge, and diversity.


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