Clubs & Organizations
Discover the many ways you can get involved with student-run organizations at Berkeley.
This eclectic place to live and to learn is truly reflected in the wide range of clubs and student organizations available. Our campus offers more than 1,200 student clubs and organizations, from student government to advocacy groups, from traditional Greek life to the Peace Corps, you can get involved with as many student organizations as your interests, schedule, and scholastic pursuits permit.
If you can't find something that suits your interests, you can form your own organization—new groups are constantly forming and changing to meet the needs of the our students.
Being Berkeley means being involved and connected, on campus and in the community.
Want to delve further into your own heritage or explore other cultures? Some of the many groups in this category include the Black Recruitment and Retention Center, Chinese Student Association, Hermanos and Hermanas Unides, Indian Students Association, Students United for Peace, and the Spanish Club.
Find political groups of almost every stripe, including the Berkeley College Republicans, Berkeley Political Review, Cal Berkeley Democrats, Cal in Local Government, Cal Libertarians, and Campus Greens, among many other organizations.
Join other students in learning about your chosen profession, including Alpha Beta Zeta Professional Sorority, Alpha Epsilon Zeta Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Pi Mu, Berkeley Premedical Chapter of the American Medical Student Association, Bay Area Environmentally Aware Consulting Network, UC Berkeley Model United Nations, and Undergraduate Mass Communications Association.
The Berkeley campus has many religious-based student organizations, including Alpha Gamma Omega, Capri Club, Catholic Students at Cal, Destino, Islamic Awareness of Berkeley, and World Peace Buddhists.
- Public Service
Improve your professional development through organizations such as Alpha Kappa Psi, Bioengineering Honors Society, Engineering World Health, Hermanas and Hermanos Unides, and Undergraduate Political Science Association.
- Greek Life
Experience the four pillars of Leadership, Scholarship, Friendship, and Service. Students looking for brotherhood and sisterhood that continues beyond the college experience can explore joining one of 66 recognized chapters on campus.