Student Organizations A-Z
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The Seton Hall University Accounting Club is a student organization that aims to introduce students to the accounting profession and acquaint them with educational options at Seton Hall. The club reaches this goal by holding bi-weekly events/meetings that enable students to interact with professionals from firms and other accounting students.
American Chemical Society
The mission of the American Chemical Society chapter at Seton Hall is to provide an opportunity for SHU students interested or pursuing a chemical science related field to become better acquainted with the discipline. To provide opportunities for students to become aware of career options through discussion sessions with scientists in the chemical field to educate and speak on their discipline from both academia and industry. To promote a pride in the chemical sciences to students actively pursuing the field and educate those undecided about career options in the field.
American Dental Association
Our mission is to inform the Seton Hall Student population about the options of Dentistry as a health profession and all that is needed to be a competitive and successful applicant. This organization will be devoted to providing guidance to undergraduates who foresee a future in Dentistry. Overall, this organization will support the professional growth and career development of our pre-dental students, to familiarize them with the various specialties within the field of dentistry, and to make a difference in our community.
APICS: Seton Hall Chapter
APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. Currently APICS membership has grown to nearly 40,000 members and countless professionals who rely on the opportunities for career development and networking APICS provides.
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)
The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting focuses on Latino students who are interested in the professional field of finance and accounting.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is an International Honor Society for Accounting, Finance, and Information Technology Management majors. This society supports and encourages academic and professional excellence among members who have aspirations of pursuing careers in the financial services industry. The Beta Alpha Psi Society is designed to provide its members with the discipline needed to succeed, valuable information that will enhance their effectiveness as a professional candidate, as well as the means to create a professional network that may prove to be beneficial in the future. Beta Alpha Psi also stresses the concept of "servant leadership." As such, the society participates in a number of community services activities both on and off campus. Through these events we strengthen the ties with the communities around us.
The Biology Society is a biological science focused club and is open to all students at Seton Hall who are interested in learning more about biology and related topics. The Biology Society works to teach its members about science and health issues and career opportunities through speakers, presentations, and field trips. We provide means for students to get involved in community service like through blood drives, tutoring elementary school students, and making sandwiches for the poor. While the Biology Society is an academic club, social events like bowling trips and pizza parties are held to let students forget about academia for a while and have fun with fellow classmates. The Biology Society aims to support students in their endeavors in learning Biology also to help them become more familiar with the great science community at Seton Hall.
China and U.S. Relations Study Association
The goal of Chinese and U.S. Relations Study Association (CURSA) is to improve relations upon Chinese and U.S. students. In order to do so, CURSA works to spread the influence of Chinese culture among U.S. students and introduce Chinese students to local events.
Criminal Justice Association
Criminal Justice Association is a Student Organization for student studying, or interested in Criminal Justice. Our goal is to show students the broad employment opportunities within the Criminal Justice field and also to network with these employers. The Criminal Justice Association shall also utilize all possible resources to prepare students for productive careers in the Criminal Justice field.
Council of Africana Scholars
The Africana Studies Student Organization is a student run organization that focuses on the discipline of Africana Studies through academic conferences and programming on and off campus. In addition, we would like to create a chapter of the Ankh Maat Wedjau Honor Society through the National Council for Black Studies. Moreover, students will build connections with the faculty and the department to ensure that students have all the academic support and resources they need to adequately fulfill their degree requirements. In addition, the organization will also facilitate study groups and mentoring.
Data Science Club
Data Science Club at Seton Hall University seeks to prepare members for data-oriented careers through hands on projects, an educational series on the cutting edge of data science, and networking events with representatives from top data science companies.
The Economics Club is an organization that explores, analyzes, and presents various topics within the discipline of economics, for the purpose of providing holistic academic opportunities for all interested students to participate in. The organization will explore both economic theory and real-world applications, with appropriate input from educators, professionals, and other experts.
English Club-Sigma Tau Delta
The Seton Hall University English Club is dedicated to the love and promotion of literature. We conduct regular readings, host service projects, and more. Each of our events is open to the entire Seton Hall community, allowing students to interact with the English professors who frequent our meetings. By attending English Club events, students earn credit for Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary society. Qualifying students are inducted into Sigma Tau Delta their senior year.
The mission of the History Club is to promote historical awareness at Seton Hall University, to encourage scholarship and continued study in the field of history, and to promote sociability and build community between the students and faculty within the history department.
Honors Program Student Association
The Honors Program Student Association is an organization on campus that aims to expand the academic and cultural experiences of students both on and off campus that may be outside their discipline or not available to them otherwise. Examples of excursions include movie nights with discussions, guided museum trips and lectures. It consists of all students enrolled in the University Honors Program, but it also opens up its events to all members of the Seton Hall community. It encourages the same level of inquiry that exists in the classroom in a more social and less formal setting between members and non-members, alike.
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
The Health Occupations Students of America organization is an international leadership and career-oriented program focused on opportunities for secondary, post-secondary and collegiate students. As a competitive event, HOSA offers a multitude of health-related categories in which students can compete individually or as part of a team, depending on the competition guidelines, ranging from dental or physical therapy services, nursing, knowledge tests, and teamwork skills. HOSA also offers scholarship opportunities and conferences at the international event each year. As a primary goal to promote career opportunities to future health care providers, the HOSA organization at SHU would serve as an opportunity for students who wish to extend their opportunities through a student-led organization.
The IT Organization is a source of guidance, information, and support for students interested in technology, whether they are officially studying it or not, through general meetings, workshops, speaker, and networking events. Our goals are to build a stronger IT presence on campus and connect students with the professional and educational opportunities they need to excel. If people have even a small interest in IT, it is our goal to maximize their interest, turn it into passion, and inform them of the skills and opportunities that can lie ahead.
Minority Association of Pre-Health Students
Minority Association of Pre-Health Students seeks to connect students in the healthcare field with various healthcare professionals. In addition, it provides a network of students who can advise and mentor other students about various classes and professors. Our club also hosts events, linking healthcare professionals and professors to students seeking guidance about the healthcare field. M.A.P.S. gives students a chance to relax at game nights we host and other similar events. Our club is dedicated to helping the student body enjoy their time at Seton Hall while helpfully guided them towards their chosen career path.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Association (MLKSA) is an organization that promotes servant leadership in its members as well as in the Seton Hall community. It strives to follow in the footsteps of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The organization promotes leadership by hosting a variety of programs on and off campus to educate the students on important current and past social issues. MLKSA also hosts programs that celebrate the diversity and cultural differences that can be found at Seton Hall. Community service is also an important aspect of this organization. MLKSA does community service in the surrounding community throughout the academic year.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honor society inviting high-achieving freshmen and sophomores. Members must have a GPA of 3.4 or above and rank in the top 20 percent of their class. NSCS is proud to offer more money for undergraduate scholarships than any other honor society nationwide. But more than that, NSCS is a growth opportunity, leadership training ground, and resource. Students who join get the tools and encouragement they need to take part in transforming the on-campus and community-wide issues that mean the most to them. Students who join find they have a wealth of resources to help with their futures: NSCS-only scholarships;leadership training;internships and careers;job leads and resources;and travel opportunities
New Jersey Student Education Association
The purpose of NJSEA at SHU is to bridge the gap between education groups on campus and provide them with resources that all education majors can use in both their daily and professional lives.
Phi Alpha Delta
The purpose of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.
The Philosophy Club is an organization that promotes the discussion of broad topics. Its members engage in informal conversations and sometimes debates on various philosophical issues. It brings to Seton Hall a venue where people can exchange ideas freely. The Philosophy club meets twice a month, and places practically no demand on its members save the labor of thought.
The Society of Physics Students aims to create a forum for Physics students and professors to discuss their research and current topics in Physics. The club hopes to create a more comprehensive recycling program at the university and to try to incorporate Green Technology at Seton Hall University in the near future.
Psi Chi is the honors society in psychology. Members of Psi Chi must meet minimum GPA requirements in order to be inducted. Psi Chi members offer tutoring for all undergraduate psychology courses. Psi Chi also contributes to the Seton Hall community by volunteering and sponsoring events on campus.
Psychology Club is dedicated to the forwarding of Psychology as a science while organizing events and activities that unite its members towards this cause. We offer unique opportunities that allow students to develop a relationship with Psychology Professors beyond the boundaries that are sometimes formed in class. We unite to bring an awareness of psychological disorders to our student body and surrounding community to dispel stigma that has been built around those living with a mental disorder. We provide acceptance and an expansion of knowledge to, not only the members of our club, but to our entire Seton Hall community.
Public Relations Student Society of America
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is a student society that aims to enhance its members' knowledge of public relations providing access to professional development opportunities. PRSSA members serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well educated professionals.
SHU Undergraduate NSSLHA
The mission of SHU Undergrad NSSLHA is to build community within Seton Hall University's 4+2 undergraduate dual degree program; sponsor community outreach events; raise awareness for Communication Sciences and Disorders; and raise funds for sustaining the organization and contributing to worthwhile organizations.
Sociology Club explores various topics within the field of sociology. From theory to real-world practice, Sociology Club serves as a communication apparatus between the sociology department and the student body.
Sports Networking Student Association
The Sports Networking Student Association (SNSA) is the leading "think-tank" organization for Sports Management majors or anyone looking to break into the sports industry. Through hands-on activities, events, and speakers, students are subjected to a wide range of sports-related activities. The club generally hosts two large events on-campus that provide valuable event management learning opportunities, in addition to a year end trip that is both fun and educational. Anyone that is trying to break into the competitive world of sports should become an active member in the SNSA.
Student Nurses Association
We are a student-run organization that supports nursing students with both academic and social aspects of life in our major. We organize many events throughout the year where students can socialize and network with faculty, staff, and other students in the nursing department. We bring health-related information to the Seton Hall community, as well as many service projects for students and organizations such as the South Orange community and Susan G. Komen.
Student Social Work Association
The Student Social Work Association's (SSWA) objective is to provide support for social work students through interactive dialogue, workshops, and a variety of other activities. In addition to this, our organization also offers informative programs about social work for the entire Seton Hall Community. Our ambitions are to raise awareness about social work in everyday life to students of all majors and to make a positive impact in the community through community service projects.
Undergraduate Diplomacy Student Association
The Undergraduate Diplomacy Student Association is designed to support diplomacy students in their interest and exploration of the field. The goal of UDSA is to find pathways for student to pursue their desired career path.
United Nations Association at SHU
UNA SHU strived to promote the awareness and appreciation of the United Nations (UN) within its own members, the Seton Hall Community, and the community at large.
Women of Diplomacy Leadership Program
The purpose of our club is to enrich, engage, and support the female community of the School of Diplomacy. We will accomplish this by hosting panels, discussions, club meetings and other programs to our members.
The Seton Hall University Dance Team will be celebrating its 7th year of existence during the 2010-2011 Academic Year. We are a group of young women and men who share a passion for dance and use that passion to give back to the community. We practice all various styles of dance (Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Ballet, to name a few). Throughout the school year we participate in various events on campus as well as produce our annual Spring Recital. Giving back to the community is a big part of our organization. The Dance team fundraises over $6,000 annually to American Cancer Society by participating, performing, and raising money at the Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk and Relay for Life. But most of all, we love to dance! We enjoy sharing our passion with others who feel the same.
The Seton Hall University Gospel Choir was founded in 1972 under the name, "Jus Us" and consisted of only six members. Currently, the choir has expanded to over 60 registered members. The SHU Gospel Choir organizes themed concerts every semester. They are open to members of the Seton Hall community as well as local residents of the South Orange area, free of admission. The SHU Gospel Choir has participated in a myriad of campus events, such as International Day, Freshman Preview, Black Solidarity Day and the Sesquicentennial Campaign Closing Event. The SHU Gospel Choir also performs at off-campus locations including, but not limited to, different universities, local churches, and adult-day care centers. The SHU Gospel Choir rehearsals are held on Wednesday nights at 8:30pm in Corrigan Hall room 75.
Pershing Rifles is a pre-professional drill fraternity founded in 1894. This fraternity mainly focuses on military drill and holds a national convention each year for each unit to show off their drill. It was a major organization on campus in the 60s and early 70s and in 1968 the Pershing Rifle Unit (K-8) won the national drill competition.
Photography Club serves as a creative outlet for members of the Seton Hall community. This is fostered through a shared love and fascination for photography and creativity, learning, teaching, the sharing of work, skill refinement, and the encouragement of others.
P.O.E.T.I.C. is an organization geared towards creating an environment for people who wish to strengthen their abilities within music, spoken word, and dance. It stands for people of education together influencing culture.
The Rough Diamonds is an open hip-hop dance group, goal-oriented to building relationships through dance. Based solely on hip-hop and street jazz danced techniques, the group is open to all levels of dancers. The group hopes to include as many students as possible, grow in techniques and dance numbers, and creating impactful pieces of art. In addition, Rough Diamonds will maintain a fun and entertaining environment to complement the group's mix of personalities. The Rough Diamonds are currently planning performances and events throughout to academic year to showcase Seton Hall's many talents.
Seton Notes is Seton Hall's premier and only co-ed a Capella group. Their diverse repertoire includes our own arrangements of music in various genres including R&B, Alternative, Pop, Jazz, Country, and Hip Hop.
SHU Film Society
The Film Society is a club where members can watch films and discuss them. Its purpose is to help viewers differentiate between "good films" and "fun films", so that it may open their eyes to the remarkable and interesting universe of cinema while still providing enjoyment. It is dedicated towards expanding horizons through discussions focusing on a range of topics from human conditions to pop culture to recording technology. Some films are celebrated, some films are demonized; here is the place to figure out why and why possibly not.
Silent Praise Dance Ministry
Silent Praise is a dance ministry that follows after the Bible verse Romans 12:1- "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." Silent Praise ministers by means of dance, drama and outreach. Through our efforts in outreach, Silent Praise will aid in fostering a strong Christian community at Seton Hall and the communities beyond. Silent Praise seeks to work jointly with other clubs and organizations to reach many different sectors in order to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Ski and Snowboard Club
The SHU Ski and Snowboard Club is a brand new club that brings together winter sports lovers for weekend trips to local mountain resorts. There are more than twenty club members with amateur, intermediate, and advanced ski and snowboard skills. They plan on taking longer trips this semester.
Adelante was founded in 1972 and over the years has evolved into an organization that not only brings Latinos to the forefront of attention but also heightens the awareness of their culture and impact at Seton Hall. Adelante is committed to the empowerment of the Latino community at Seton Hall and is consistently striving to serve and represent all Latinos by promoting Latino awareness on campus through programming, community service and much more. Our fundamental goal in Adelante is to: Motivate Everyone Toward Achieving Success.
African Student Association
The African Student Association (ASA) is a student organization composed of both graduate and undergraduate students at Seton Hall University whom are committed to embracing the African culture. ASA's objectives include providing discussions with members during general meetings about the current issues in Africa;educating the Seton Hall community about the African Heritage through music, dance, literature, food, etc., and also hosting several fundraiser events for NGO's such as the H.E.A.L. the Children Foundation [a Kenyan Orphanage], and the SANDJI group organization which is dedicated to empowering the youth of Africa for a better continent. ASA in 2008 established the ASA Dance Troupe because of the importance of dance within African traditions. Dance is regarded as a significant mode of communication and entertainment. The African Student Association provides the entire Seton Hall Community with a sense of understanding of all major features that make up the amazing continent of Africa.
Asian Cultural Association
The Asian Cultural Association is a group of students who share interests in the culture and background of Asia. We seek to further the development of Asian culture and develop our curiosity through recognition and celebration. The Asian Cultural Association brings diversity and respect of other cultures to Seton Hall. Through community interaction, we strive to transcend social borders and foster relations with other groups on campus.
Black Student Union
Originally called the Black Student League, the Black Student Union (BSU) was founded in 1967. Its mission and purpose is to provide a foundation of unity among the Black students of Seton Hall through empowerment, education and cultural enlightenment. Since the beginning, BSU has also served to link the struggles of oppression both on campus and abroad through community outreach and upliftment. Today, the Black Student Union continues this mission and has emerged as one of the most political and powerful organizations on campus.
Egyptian American Youth Group
The Egyptian American Youth Group is a non-profit organization which focuses on helping Egypt's most needy and to improve communications and educate through social media and advertising to create an awareness campaign to help improve sanitation practices in Egypt.
Filipino League Association of Seton Hall
The Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) is a minority student organization whose main objective is to educate the community, both inside and outside Seton Hall University, about Filipino culture. FLASH sponsors, participates, and performs in many Filipino, Asian, and multi-cultural events throughout the New York and New Jersey area. Although established in 1990, it wasn't until 1998 that FLASH took our first steps into becoming the organization we are today. A Filipino language class was established which introduced the Filipino language and history to the Seton Hall community. In that same year, an annual cultural show (now known as our Barrio Fiesta) was introduced, displaying Filipino dancing, &singing. Through the addition of cultural workshops as well as retreats, we create the ability of our members and the rest of the Seton Hall community to be aware of the current issues facing the Filipino community and give a better understanding of Filipino roots.
The purpose of the German Club is to respectfully and positively highlight German Culture through a series of events and club meetings throughout the academic year.
Haitian Organization Promoting Education
H.O.P.E. stands for Haitian Organization Promoting Education. Through this organization, we strive to break the misconceived stereotypes of Haitians. We do this through workshops, events and our annual ball. We strive to education the Seton Hall Campus about our culture. Due to the recent earthquake, many are curious about the Haitian culture, and our job is to inform them.
The Hellenic Student Organization
This club is open to all Seton Hall University students who are interested in the exploration of both the Greek and Greek-American culture. The club will aim to foster an understanding and appreciation of the Greek culture and its rich history through a series of activities, educational and social gatherings, trips and collaborations. As Seton Hall exemplifies a campus of peacebuilding collaborations with diverse groups of leaders and organizations, this club will ensure the same values of appreciating and celebrating others' cultures.
Italian Student Association
The Italian Student Association is a cultural organization at Seton Hall University. The ISA believes in preserving and promoting Italian culture, language and traditions. We do this through a number of different events which vary from Italian Movie Nights, Lectures, trips to the Opera, Annual Pasta Dinners, and even Italian Mass. We strongly encourage all students to join; you do not have to be Italian to be a part of our Seton Hall family. While educating students, the Italian Student Union enhances the experiences and traditions of Italian culture.
K POP Club is a safe place where students of all backgrounds may learn about, experience, listen to, and discuss Korean music and culture.
Middle East North African Student Organization
The Middle East and North Africa Club (MENAC) is an intercultural student organization that provides insight into various Middle Eastern and North African cultures. The club hosts many events throughout the semester, such as fundraisers with NGOs, creative workshops, movie series, and lectures throughout the year that corresponds to our purpose.
Muslim Students Association
The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is an inter-religious, intercultural Student organization whose purpose is to raise consciousness and foster intelligent dialogue and understanding about Islamic culture among members of the Seton Hall community. To implement such, we regularly host general body meetings as well as larger scale events with speakers and various other activities in accordance with our purpose.
National Council of Negro Women
The National Council of Negro Women, Imani Chapter offers minority women on campus a safe haven to come and discuss issues pertaining to them. Our goal is to increase awareness of our organization on campus through co-sponsorships, excellent programs, and great relationships. We hope to not only reach minority women but women of all backgrounds.
Pirates of Irish Persuasion (PIPE)
The purpose of Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) is to provide a venue through which all Seton Hall University students interested in the Irish experience may explore, via participation in social, educational, and charitable activities, Irish and Irish-American traditions and culture.
Saudi Students Association
The Saudi Association is a non-profitable/political cultural organization that aims to promote Saudi culture within the community. Thus, the purpose for this club is to host events and weekly meetings that will allow Seton Hall students to gain knowledge about the traditions and history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Seton Hall Orthodox Fellowship
Seton Hall Orthodox Fellowship seeks to build community among Christian students. This organization is open to all students, particularly those of orthodox faith.
The SHU Slavic Club, originated by Prof. Anna Kuchta in 1990, as a social and cultural organization, currently with over 376 members, endeavors to introduce the Seton Hall University community to different Slavic cultures. Through Slavic music, art, trips to different Slavic events, museums, lectures and cuisines, Slavic Club tries to bridge cultural and ethnic divides in order to build coalition and harmony in our community. Diversity and tolerance are two crucial elements of a healthy and functioning community, two elements that the Slavic Club dedicates itself to promoting on the Seton Hall campus. Furthermore, the Slavic Club is important because it draws students into the Russian and East European Studies Program here at SHU. By taking a challenging Slavic language, culture, or history course, the students are not only bettering themselves (by giving themselves a unique addition to their resume), but they also raise the standards of the entire university. Everyone is welcome to join us!
Soldiers for Christ
Soldiers 4 Christ Step Team Ministry is not the traditional step, or drill team, but a ministry that uses the art form of step to spread the Word of God, the Bible. As our scripture states, Jesus Christ is our commanding officer, and with Him, we fight the continuous spiritual war against the enemy, Satan, enduring hardship, and ministering the gospel. Although our ministry is through step, we are also dedicated to reaching out to our peers through community service. We are open, and do not reject anyone, yet expect our beliefs and life practices to be respected by all. We do not step for the entertainment of our audience, but by the power of the Holy Spirit, we spread the Gospel to all who will listen, encouraging the downhearted and reaching out to the lost. In all that we do, we keep God first, and we always have fun.
South Asian Students Association
South Asian Student Association at Seton Hall is an organization focused on promoting the South Asian culture through various events throughout the year. We are an inclusive organization, and encourage students from all backgrounds to join and come to our events to experience and immerse themselves within the South Asian culture.
West Indian Student Organization
WISO serves as a support to students of West Indian decent and strives to promote awareness of West Indian culture through programs and events on campus. WISO also works with other West Indian Organizations on other campuses to keep abreast of information that affects the West Indian community as well as alongside other minority organizations on campus in being the voice of minority students.
Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega is a national, co-ed fraternity that promotes the ideals of Leadership, Friendship, and Service. The fraternity is community-service based, and therefore engages in many projects which provide service to the community, campus, and the nation. At Seton Hall, Alpha Phi Omega serves as an organization that helps students develop their skills as leaders, create life-long friendships, and opportunities to make a difference in the world.
American Red Cross Club
When you volunteer with the American Red Cross, you become a part of one of the largest humanitarian organizations in the world and are able to make a positive impact on your peers and in your community. Working with the Red Cross is an excellent way to make a meaningful difference in other people's lives, all while maximizing your talents, learning new skills, improving your resume and meeting new people.
Amnesty International (AI) at SHU is a chapter of an organization that is 2.2 million members strong. AI's mission is to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights. On campus we participate in vigils, public awareness campaigns and other events that are both fun and awareness-generating.
The purpose of the Campus Crew shall be to give a hat to every child battling cancer in America, fund childhood cancer research initiatives, provide support for children battling cancer and their families, and otherwise deliver the mission of the Love Your Melon Fund on and around the (School) campus. The Campus Crew will work toward these goals by engaging in the following activities, which is not an exhaustive list:
- Leading the movement to eradicate pediatric cancer from the world;
- Visiting hospitals and supporting facilities in the (School) community to donate hats to children undergoing cancer treatment and provide comfort to pediatric cancer families.
- Organizing events that spreads the mission of the Love Your Melon Fund on (School)'s campus and in the community.
- Inspiring other college students to get involved and make a difference on campus and in the community.
The College Democrats pledges itself to support the philosophy and candidates of the Democratic Party. Furthermore, the College Democrats declares its intention to support all efforts to increase the participation of college students in Democratic affairs, as well as other political, civic, and community outreach activities. To these ends, the College Democrats shall educate and train its members so that they may be better able to:
- Educate students and the community about the philosophy of the Democratic Party
- Assist in the election of local, state, and national Democratic candidates
- Affect political change on the local, state, and national level.
As the official voice and representative of the Republican Party on the Seton Hall University Campus, the Seton Hall College Republicans strive to support the ideals and principles of the Republican Party, to educate the Seton Hall University Community about the Republican stance on current political issues, and to provide opportunities for involvement in Republican Party politics and activities.
Colleges Against Cancer
Colleges Against Cancer is a fairly new club here at Seton Hall University which has already raised a total of over $100,000 for the fight against cancer. This club works diligently all year long to raise awareness to the student body about cancer. Colleges Against Cancer does many events throughout the year which include: Paint the Cafeteria Pink, Strides Walk for Breast Cancer, Battle of the Bands Kick Off, Strike Out Cancer with Athletics, Mardi Gras Kick Off, Daffodil Days where we distributed daffodils to faculty members who made a donation to the American Cancer Society, and finally Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a nationally recognized event and it is amazing to have it here on campus. This club is an essential part of Seton Hall and we look forward to growing bigger and bigger in the future.
Food Recovery Network
The Food Recovery Network is a nationwide organization with over 190 collegiate chapters that unites college students to recover the surplus, unsold food from campus dining halls that would otherwise go to waste and donates the food to local food banks/homeless shelters. It is an entirely student-run organization and, as of May 2016, the organization has donated over 1,400,000 pounds of food.
Global Medical Brigades
Global Medical Brigades works to empower volunteers and under-resourced communities to resolve global health and economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work towards an equal world. Students involved in the Global Medical Brigades provide access to health services in rural communities alongside doctors, staff and local leaders.
Global Emergency Response and Assistance - SHU
GERA-SHU is Global Emergency Response and Assistance's branch at Seton Hall University. Global Emergency Response and Assistance (GERA) is a registered 501( c) (3) organization that aims to assimilate newly admitted refugees into American society. The Seton Hall branch will enable students at Seton Hall to participate in the global community and provide them with an opportunity to assist families and individuals in need. GERA-SHU will host events and speakers that will educate and engage the Seton Hall community and fashion students into the next generation of leaders. We will also expose students to humanitarian and social work that will make them more compassionate and engaged members of society.
Habitat For Humanity
The Habitat for Humanity chapter at Seton Hall University is one of the largest fundraising clubs on campus. The goal of Habitat for Humanity is to eliminate homelessness as well as substandard housing throughout the world. Each year the club on campus takes about 30 students on a collegiate challenge trip in which we build houses for the homeless. During the school year, the club also works with the local affiliate in Newark to assist in the area. Through programming and advocacy about the organization, Habitat provides information to the community about the international housing crisis and the need to eliminate this problem.
Medicine, Education and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere (MEDLIFE) is an international movement that fights injustice in health, education and development worldwide. In order to effectively improve the overall health and welfare of families, a comprehensive approach including aid in medicine, education, and development, is needed. On top of the services provided on mobile clinics, MEDLIFE staff have year-round services for the patients who require additional care. Members of the Seton Hall University MEDLIFE Chapter will partake in mobile pop-up health care clinics that help families in dire need. They will assist dentists, shadow physicians and gynecologists, teach young children about dental health care, aid in pharmaceutical prescriptions and conduct triage. The participants will also help in a project to develop communities, promoting access to basic necessities and skills, which will enable the individuals to free themselves from the constraints of poverty.
Net Impact is a global membership organization of Undergraduates, MBAs, Graduate Students, and Professionals using their business skills to improve the way the world does business. It is a platform for students to network with social entrepreneurs, leaders from across the globe.
Operation Smile is a non-profit, international children's medical charity that raises money to heal children's cleft lips and cleft palates to improve their smiles. Well-timed surgery is an essential health service that should be accessible to all families. Every three minutes a child is born with a cleft — often unable to eat, speak, socialize or smile. In some places these children are shunned and rejected. And in too many cases, their parents can't afford to give them the surgeries they need to live a normal life.
Our organization's purpose is to share a love of sports and an active life with people in the special needs community. We provide programs for soccer, baseball, dance, yoga, flag football, and golf. This program will be one of the first programs at a university, the first starting at Bowling Green University. Our sports and events are geared towards creating a safe environment for people of all abilities to have fun and flourish within our three-pillar mission. We will build a relationship between the Seton Hall Community and the surrounding community by bringing people of all abilities together. We are looking for volunteers to be coaches, buddies (students who assist our players), and our wonderful executive board. The program is volunteer based and is a great way to get people of all abilities involved!
We are the college level of Rotary International, ROTARACT is a service group on campus. We are trying to educate the SHU community and the South Orange community about some of the difficulties the world is still facing, while trying to help resolve them any way we can. We hold fundraisers to help eradicate Polio and help raise money to build wells in other countries for clean water. Our club helps students learn how to work as a team, establishes professional skills and supports volunteer efforts.
Pirates For Life
Pirates for Life is the student pro-life group that is dedicated to promoting the sacredness of life from conception to natural death. We plan an annual trip to the March for Life in Washington D.C and participate in many other events that promote life at all stages.
Seton Hall United Nations Association
The Seton Hall United Nations Association is a club for students interested in international affairs. The club travels to conferences at different colleges and universities to compete in a debate type setting in order to resolve various international issues and problems (both fictional and real). In the past our students have brought an end to the Mexican drug war, fought off Voldemort, and amended the IAEA's treaty in regards to nuclear energy–at least in theory. The Seton Hall United Nations Association brings an extra awareness of international occurrences to campus and helps aid students in realizing that they have the potential to change the world.
Skooled Mentorship Program
Skooled is a grassroots force to mitigate the inequalities in education by counseling and developing young minds to uplift their voices in order to help them achieve their highest dreams and inner passions- through mentoring, tutoring, advocacy & development. As part of a youth development organization our goal is to help students get to college, and empower them to advocate for issues that directly affect them.
Students for Justice in Palestine
The purpose of Students for Justice in Palestine is to act as an on-campus resource for information on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Student Government Association
The students of Seton Hall University, in order to promote the interests and opinions of the student body in matters that affect the University community; to provide an official voice of the student body on issues which affect the general welfare of the students; to increase understanding and communication between students and the University; to develop and execute programs that foster community and unity throughout the University; to ensure and strengthen the rights of students; to cultivate student organizations and activities and provide a means for their execution within the University community; establish a self-governing student body, the Student Government Association of Seton Hall University. SGA meets every Monday at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor's Suite.
Active Minds at Seton Hall University was established for the expressed purpose of increasing the awareness of the students, faculty, and staff at Seton Hall University about issues surrounding mental health, symptoms related to mental health disorders, and mental health resources available both on campus and in the surrounding community. Active Minds works to remove the stigma surrounding mental health disorders so that students will feel more comfortable openly discussing mental-health related issues and seeking help when it is needed.
We are a club who meet once a week to watch anime, or Japanese cartoons. As well as talk about common interests, whether it be these anime shows, the Japanese culture, card games, ect. The club also arrange to hold movie nights, in which we share Japanese culture via movies (such as Spirited Away) with the SHU community.
Black Men of Standard
Black Men of Standard is a distinct group that has been constructed to specifically address the quality and way of life in which the black male conducts and views himself among his peers and figures of authority.
Circle K International (CKI) is the world's largest student-led collegiate service organization. It is a branch of Kiwanis International that promotes servant leadership, helps you gain resume worthy skills, do community service that changes lives (including your own!), and find lifetime friends. Check out the website for more information!
Ecology club promotes ways in which students can change their habits toward making choices which are more environmentally sustainable. We also work with the newly formed sustainability committee.
The Entrepreneurship Club offers students of all majors with great benefits by providing resources, valuable business skills, and support. We are a club open to all majors and interests that encourages collaboration and entrepreneurial growth.
Educational Opportunity Program Student Organization (EOPSO)
EOPSO is a student group that represents the Educational Opportunity Program. Our focus is to serve the EOP community as well as the entire Seton Hall student body and community through public service, informational programs and other school related events on campus. Although we are best known for our Annual Fashion Show, this year EOPSO will be a more active organization on Seton Hall's Campus.
Fashion club is dedicated to growing the interests and opportunities for students interested in fashion or the fashion industry. We organize various events having to do with the topic of fashion and invite various speakers to come talk to members of the club. Events include attending New York Fashion Week, fashion conferences, and the offices of influential fashion brands. We also hold seminars teaching members how to develop certain skills such as blogging, sewing, and social media; all things vital to succeeding in fashion.
Financial Planning Association
Seton Hall's Financial Planning Association is dedicated to increasing financial literacy among college students and providing opportunities for students interested in wealth management. Through a specialized curriculum, guest speakers, and group discussion, we promote students to careers in wealth management, which is one of the fastest growing industries in financial services, and we prepare college students to apply financial planning to real life.
First Generation Student Organization
The First Generation Student Organization aims to form a community to focus on first generation students in order to create a support system of peers, faculty and administration while providing students with academic, social, and financial resources.
The Gaming Sector nurtures a community of gamers on Seton Hall University's campus through encouraging participation in and the watching of gaming as a recreational hobby, an art, and as a competitive sport.
The Global Current
The Global Current is an international news radio show and podcast that airs on 89.5 FM, WSOU. We focus on international news reports and analyses, as well as interviews from professionals in the field of global affairs. Our weekly, thirty-minute show is pre-recorded in studio. Our members range from those interested in diplomacy/international relations, journalistic writing, broadcast radio, and/or technical production. We host monthly staff meetings, as well as provide training for radio and podcast production.
Harry Potter Club
Harry Potter Club is open to all undergraduate students interested in fostering new friendships while having fun with people who enjoy, or want to become better acquainted with, the Harry Potter Franchise.
International Student Association
The goal of the International Students Association is to promote diversity within Seton Hall University and provide the Seton Hall University community with the opportunity for awareness and understanding of world cultures. We aim to (1) encourage and enhance interaction among international students at Seton Hall University, (2) enable their adjustment to the new environment, and (3) help resolve issues and concerns of international students, both in the university community and in broader sectors.
Hall Street Fund
The Hall Street Fund is a group of students who share the same interest in the study of investments.
Leaders in Healthcare
Leaders in Healthcare is a student led organization dedicated to promoting leadership and evidenced-based practice, ethical activism and patient advocacy, as a means for creating a platform for exchange of ideas. We strive to develop working relationships with healthcare providers and initiate social change by examining healthcare policies.
The Marketing Club serves as an opportunity for students to interact with marketing students, faculty, and professionals. The club offers informative events as well as career and networking opportunities. The events are open to undergraduate and graduate students of all majors. We are planning many exciting events where students will be able to learn about careers in marketing as well as network with marketing professionals. Come see what we can offer you!
Seton Hall Mock Trial is a competition-based activity wherein students participate in simulated courtroom trials. Students of various grade levels and majors act as both attorneys and witnesses on one or more Mock Trial teams. Every year, Mock Trial members compete against other college teams at the invitational and regional levels for the chance to progress to even more challenging competitions. In April of 2010, students reached the highest level of competition, facing teams from around the country at the National Championship in Memphis. Seton Hall Mock Trial offers students the opportunity to learn about the law and the United States judicial system, but also public speaking, acting, and team-building. In addition to the competitive aspect, Mock Trial members participate in on-campus activities and volunteering in order to remain active in the university community.
Mythos is a club designed to examine and appreciate all forms of mythology. We seek to learn about myths for their entertaining qualities, influences and also for their lessons. We believe that myths can offer great insight into our inner selves while simultaneously stimulating our minds. Mythos hopes to convey the value of mythology to its members and community through presentations, movies, readings, performances and visits to museums. Our goal to is to raise awareness of the richness that mythology can bring to the lives of young and old and to preserve, as best to our ability, its legacy.
Non-Traditional Student Association
Our mission is to offer support for non-traditional students through interactive dialogue, workshops, and a variety of other activities. We aim to make a positive impact in the community through community service projects.
The Really Funny People @ Seton Hall
Simply put, this organization is a comedy club, for those interested in all forms of comedy. As a club, we focus on Stand-up comedy, Improv, Sketch comedy, musical parodies and everything else that we find funny. We will do a number of things together as a club, from attending comedy shows in New York City, to hosting our own comedy shows on campus, to even just hanging out together as a club during weekly meetings. This club is a social organization, and the only point of the club is to have a good time.
Resident Student Association
Resident Student Association is an organization of resident students that voices the specific needs and concerns of those living on campus. They work directly with HRL administrators in an attempt to address these concerns. RSA also organizes several programs on campus throughout the year as a means of uniting the population of each residence hall. All residence hall students enrolled at Seton Hall University, who have entered into a housing contract with the University, are eligible to be members of this Association.
Seton Hall Consulting Group
Seton Hall Consulting Group was established to provide students with the opportunity to learn about careers in consulting. If you like business, team projects, and solving problems, a career in consulting might be a good fit for you. Through this club, you will get exposure to firms through networking events, participate in case study workshops, and learn about the recruiting process. In addition, we are an official chapter of Consult Your Community where a select group of students provide pro-bono consulting to small businesses in the community. Here, you can apply what you learn in the classroom to projects dealing with marketing strategy, process improvement, and other business functions.
SHU Women in Business
Women in business have historically had different struggles than men in business. After three years of dipping our foot into the corporate world, we have noticed some trends and learned some great advice, ranging from how to network effectively, to choosing the right mentors, and even the small tips like how to build a better resume, how to pitch a start-up, and do your best for an interview. We want to give incoming women in the business world at Seton Hall the ability to rise and be competitive, by preparing them early. With a focus on women development, this club would hold peer and senior mentorship, professional development via panel discussions, speed networking events, workshops, and a bootcamp. We would also host social events for community building. Ultimately, SHU WIB's aims to develop a community of women in business to serve as a support-system to help each other reach career goals while also functioning as a platform to discuss issues pertaining to women
The Veggie Society is an inclusive organization made up of vegans, vegetarians and anyone else interested in the lifestyle. The club holds weekly meetings to socialize with other members and provide a space where students can talk openly about their decision.
Student Veterans Association
The Student Veterans' Association (SVA) is open to all students, and we hope to advance the causes of veterans and the Seton Hall community in general. Our goal is to bring awareness to different areas affecting the daily lives of veterans, as well as big picture causes.