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Clubs and Organizations

The Office of Campus Life assists undergraduate student clubs and organizations in a variety of ways, including directing the club/organization chartering process, providing leadership training, allocating club/organization funds, and assisting in the progress and growth of all clubs/organizations. Students who wish to have a new club chartered must submit the appropriate documents to the Office of Campus Life.

The office also assists clubs/organizations with the following:

  • Programming ideas
  • Obtaining facility request forms and requesting spaces on campus
  • Understanding university policies and procedures
  • Fostering leadership and organizational development
  • Finding funding sources
  • Completing forms for clubs, organizations, events, and funding

Each semester, a Clubs and Organizations Fair takes place to provide registered clubs/organizations the opportunity for on-campus visibility and membership recruitment.

The Office of Campus Life also provides additional funds to registered clubs/organizations for events open to all APU students based upon the approval of the President’s Council. Funding is allocated primarily to programs that will serve the greatest amount of students, enhance campus life, and promote club membership.

List of Clubs/Organizations

Get connected and be involved!

Each year, students have the opportunity to join different clubs and organizations and create relationships formed through common interests. Below is a list of clubs and organizations APU offers through the Office of Campus Life.

Interested in joining a club, creating one, or bringing one back? Email [email protected] for more information.

Azusa Pacific Dance Team

The Azusa Pacific Dance Team is a competitive and performance spirit team for Azusa Pacific University. Performances include football and basketball halftimes, and other school-related events. Competitive team members will compete at collegiate dance competitions at a Division II/III level.

[email protected]
Azusa Pacific Dance Team (Instagram)
Azusa Pacific Dance Team (YouTube)

The Marquee

The Marquee is a theater club on campus open to ALL students regardless of major. Our mission is always to spread the arts and allow this club to be a judgement-free safe space for students to create art. This year, we are planning on producing at least three shows, some are readings of plays and some are musical cabarets! Looking forward to hearing from you and creating amazing art this fall! Our rehearsals and productions will all take place virtually on Zoom, Google Hangouts, and/or Youtube to follow social distancing guidelines.

[email protected]
The Marquee (Instagram)

Variety for One (VFO)

We are the hip hop ministry team on campus! We perform around Azusa and our APU campus. We host workshops for the APU community and an annual showcase every semester. We would like to stress that we are not exclusively a hip hop team, and we welcome all styles of dance and all ranges of dance experience. You don’t have to have previous training to be on our team or free workshops. We will have open practice workshops, which are open to anyone. Those links are available to our email list and in our Instagram Bio! We’ll be reopening our auditions for anyone interested in joining. Please email us for the application or check the link in our Instagram Bio!

[email protected]

She’s It Collective

[email protected]

Zukeepers Improv

[email protected]


[email protected]

Creation Nation

[email protected]

Seton Catholic Ministry

At Seton Catholic Ministry, we strive to provide community and support for all Catholic students at APU, to proclaim God's passion for justice and freedom, and to behold the glory of God. Though our mission includes providing community and support for Catholic students at APU, our events are open to all APU students.

[email protected]
Seton Catholic Ministry (Instagram)

Spanish Club

[email protected]

Sustainability Club

The Sustainability Club began in 2019 with the goal of empowering the APU community to better advocate for the protection, honor, and care of the Lord’s creatures and earthly resources as was commanded in Genesis through education, training, and service. We are seeing the effects of climate change in the present day! This club is a way to connect with others on how to make an individual difference to living sustainably for a lasting impact on our earth. This year we are adapting to being online by maintaining Google Meetings, guest speakers, email updates, and personal, local goals for club members! Looking to get involved in our club? Check out our email and Instagram for more updates!

[email protected]
Sustainability Club (Instagram)

Third Culture Kids

[email protected]

Veterans Club

APU’s Veterans Club provides a built-in support network for veterans and servicemembers transitioning into academic life. The club offers a number of benefits, including social meetings and community service opportunities.

[email protected]
Veterans Club (Facebook)
Veterans Club (Twitter)

Azusa Coastal Clean-Up

[email protected]

Club Social Work

Our purpose is to connect social work students with each other, faculty, and the surrounding community through meetings, events, and outreach days to promote the profession of social work and the importance of social justice. Although our events target social work students, anyone is welcome to join our club. We’ll host Zoom meetings for anyone interested. Watch this video to see what we’re all about!

[email protected]
Club Social Work (Facebook)
Club Social Work (Instagram)

Free the Captives

Free the Captives is a student-led club fighting for local and global freedom by informing minds, empowering hearts, and taking a stand for those who can’t. As a chapter of Dressember, we equip individuals to advocate for the dignity of all people.

[email protected]
Free the Captives (Facebook)
Free the Captives (Instagram)

Boundless Brilliance

Boundless Brilliance is a non-profit that empowers students to embrace their brilliance and realize a future of STEM leadership as diverse as the world we live in. There are three divisions that you can choose from: Development, Outreach, and Presentations. In Development you are able to organize fundraisers, keep track of research materials from presentations, and design flyers or social media posts. Outreach contacts schools, excites them about the mission of Boundless Brilliance, schedules presentations, and maintains a positive relationship with the schools! Our presentation team focuses on going to elementary schools and providing them with free STEM experiments and empowering activities. This semester the presentations will be presented virtually through Zoom. No matter what your background or major are, you are more than welcome to join us! Find more information and discover what makes us so great in what we do in our information pack!

[email protected]
Boundless Brilliance (Instagram)

National Association for Music Education

Azusa Pacific University’s NAfME chapter develops the character of its members through integration of leadership, service, connection, and fellowship into our music education program. By augmenting our curriculum, we strive to provide music education majors with the knowledge and preparation to form collegial relationships both in and outside of the classroom. We aim to create a welcoming environment where members are given ample information on learning opportunities as well as outreach events. With these foundations, we provide rising professionals with the appropriate tools to change the face of music education for the next generation of musicians.

[email protected]
APU NAfME Chapter (Website)
APU NAfME Chapter (Instagram)
APU NAfME Chapter (Facebook)

Pre-Law Society

The APU Pre-Law Society is a group of students who are passionate about legal studies and the preparation for law school. We invite students from all majors with an interest in law school and/or legal studies to join in support of one another on campus. We create an environment to prepare for LSAT studying, law school admission, social and legal issues, networking and a community to lift up our peers. We will be hosting bi-weekly meetings via Zoom. We’ll have a panel event about social justice in the current legal/criminal justice world. We would love your support—come check us out!

[email protected]

Psychology Club

[email protected]

Society of Women Engineers

SWE (Society of Women Engineers) has a three-part mission to empower women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, to expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and to demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion. SWE invites students of all genders and areas of study who support this mission to join us for community-building events, outreach to support younger STEM students, and professional development opportunities.

[email protected]

Student Nurses of Azusa Pacific (SNAP)

The Student Nurses of Azusa Pacific (SNAP) University is committed to developing professional nurse leaders and fostering community among the School of Nursing students, faculty, and staff.

[email protected]
Student Nurses of Azusa Pacific (Instagram)

Blacksmith Club

[email protected]

Sociology Club

[email protected]

Criminal Justive Association

[email protected]

Alpha Epsilon Delta (Health Preprofessional Honor Society)

Alpha Epsilon Delta is a national health preprofessional honor society dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in preprofessional health scholarship. Our society welcomes all students engaged in the pursuit of any healthcare profession, provides a forum for students with common interests, provides opportunities such as scholarships, and extends a program of service to benefit students and our community.

[email protected]
Alpha Epsilon Delta (Instagram)

Kappa Iota Nu (Kinesiology Honors Society)

Kappa Iota Nu (KIN) is the Kinesiology Department’s sole honor society. KIN recognizes and builds community around the department’s top-performing students. This club provides a variety of opportunities to support a student’s academic journey through membership perks such as access to speakers, study aids, community with like-minded students, and kinesiology based service projects. We are still active during this period of remote learning and are excited to serve our members and community in whatever capacity we can. We’ll be hosting our meetings on Zoom. Anyone who is interested in KIN can drop in—check out our video for more information!

[email protected]
Kappa Iota Nu (Instagram)


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Phi Alpha (Social Work Honor Society)

The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and to promote humanitarian goals and ideas. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained scholarly excellence and achievement in social work. Eligible bachelor and master level social work students are invited to apply.

Sigma Delta Pi

[email protected]

Women’s Club Volleyball

We are a group of girls who love to play and compete in volleyball. Our league competes with other D2 club teams such as, SDSU, UCSB, CPP, and many more. We also compete in the National Championships for club volleyball in April. In 2019 we placed 9th in the Gold division! We typically hold open gyms and tryouts at the beginning of each semester! We look forward to virtually meeting everyone online and, hopefully, to get back on the volleyball court for Spring tryouts! Interested in joining our club? Check out our video for more information.

[email protected]
Women’s Club Volleyball (Instagram)

Mens Volleyball Club

[email protected]

APU Running Club

[email protected]

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures (OA) gives students opportunities to engage in outdoor activities such as day trips, weekend trips, and special events that include rock climbing, backpacking, bike tours, kayaking, canyoneering, geocaching, or canoeing. OA also offers environmental education, helps build communities of rest, freedom, and empowerment, and shines light on the beautiful world that God created. No experience or ability is necessary for any of our trips. Transportation, food, equipment, and instructional leaders are provided. Through these adventures, the OA staff hope each participant finds a tangible example of God’s goodness and love.

[email protected]


Interested in Creating a New Club?

  • At least 7 members who are full-time (12 units) undergraduate students
  • A current full-time faculty or staff advisor
  • Have a clearly stated mission and purpose that is consistent with the university’s mission and purpose
  • A current constitution and bylaws approved by the Office of Campus Life
  • Organizations cannot have a national affiliation
  • Organizations that have a spiritual formation component will be vetted by Spiritual Life for approval
  • Club sports must be vetted by APU’s Office of the General Counsel for approval
  • Set up a meeting with the Program Specialist for clubs and organizations by emailing [email protected]
  • Complete the club application and club advisor form (see below)
  • Check for an email from the Program Specialist for clubs and organizations containing an invite to a President’s Council meeting for the final step of approval

Existing Clubs

In order to remain an active club/organization on campus for the next academic year, every club/organization must complete the Club Continuation Form and Community Service Reflection Form (see below). You must show and maintain good standing with the Office of Campus Life by completing yearly requirements, and submit the forms to the Office of Campus Life. The current president, new president, and advisor will receive a response via email.