Clubs & Organizations

With more than 60 clubs and organizations offered, there’s something for everyone to join. We have extra-curricular clubs, which are a great opportunity to socialize with fellow students, and cocurricular clubs, which are academic in nature and connected to your major.


Cultural Groups

Fuerza Latina: Engages the entire student body in learning about Latin American and Caribbean culture.

Gaelic Society: Provides exposure to the Irish culture through sponsored events.

II Circolo Dante Alighieri (Italian Club): Also known as the Italian Club, enjoy Italian culture with authentic food, films and more!

International Student Association: Acclimates international students and enriches campus life. 

Muslim Student Association: Provides exposure to the Muslim community through sponsored events.

South Asian Student Association (SASA): Increases the awareness of South Asian culture through social events, presentations and cultural exchanges.


Special Interest Groups

Air Force ROTC: Works with our ROTC office to develop quality leaders for the Air Force, and citizens of character.

Autism Speaks U Manhattan College: A organization dedicated to discussion, promotion, and awareness surrounding autism.

Green Club: An organization dedicated to sustainability in the college, the community, and the world.

JustPeace: Spreads awareness of and takes action on social issues worldwide.

Lasallian Collegians: Faith, service and community! This group provides students with an opportunity to participate in activities such as the blood drive, toy drive, retreats and other volunteering opportunities.

New York Water Environmental Association: An opportunity for students to become aware of the issues in our environment.

Relay for Life: Enables students to learn more information about the prevalence of cancer, support cancer survivors and help raise money for cancer research.

Silver Wings: A national, co-ed, professional organization dedicated to creating proactive, knowledgeable, and effective civic leaders through community service and education about national defense.

Student Government: An opportunity to develop leadership skills through the executive committee, assembly, student court, class officers, resident and commuter student association.

Valor: The Valor Club stands for Veterans Awareness of Learning Opportunities - this club is to educate members about educational opportunities and resources that are available within Manhattan College to veterans, but also to provide awareness to other students. 

Project Rousseau: An organization that promotes one on one mentoring; the organization matches college students with high school students.


Social Leisure Clubs

Games Club: Engages students in challenging games, such as Magic the Gathering, chess and Dungeons & Dragons.

SoNYC: Formally known as A Slice of New York, this new club sponsors trips to famous landmarks in NYC!


Spirit Squad

Cheerleading: This coed spirit group motivates both fans and players at basketball games.

Jasper Dancers: Dance team that utilizes a variety of dance styles, including hip-hop, modern and jazz.

Pep Band: Wind ensemble that performs during basketball games and other events.


Performing Arts

Jazz Band: Performs standards of the jazz repertoire, as well as big band and the American songbook.

Music Ministry: An ensemble of singers, cantors and instrumentalists that leads the liturgical music at college masses.

Orchestra: A 20–25 piece ensemble that performs orchestral literature from the baroque to contemporary repertoire.

Pipes and Drums: A signature opportunity to learn and play the bagpipes or percussion and march in parades.

Players: Provides an avenue to perform and gain a working knowledge of theater.

Scatterbomb: Provides an opportunity to learn and perform long-form improvisational comedy.

Singers: A mixed chorus of men and women that performs a variety of choral styles from the Renaissance to today.



American Advertising Federation: A group in which students get together to discuss the latest trends in advertising technology and creativity. Learn more at and

Manhattan Magazine: Enjoy writing, everything from poems to short stories? Enjoy art, everything from photography to painting? Then have your work published in Manhattan Magazine!

MCTV: Learn how to produce, direct and edit for the campus’ television station. Learn more at

The Quadrangle: Students can be reporters, writers, photographers, editors and layout artists for the college newspaper.


Social Fraternities and Sororities

These groups offer a unique opportunity for sisterhood/brotherhood, socializing and networking.

Alpha Upsilon Pi, Sorority
Sigma Delta Tau, Sorority
Alpha Phi Delta, Fraternity 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, Fraternity


Cocurricular Clubs

These groups, academic in nature, are specifically designed to compliment class work and aid in career pursuits

Accounting Society: Join this society as they promote worldwide excellence in accounting education.

American Advertising Federation: A group in which students get together to discuss the latest trends in advertising technology and creativity. Learn more at

American Chemical Society: A group in which students are exposed to different opportunities within the field of chemistry and biochemistry. You may contact for more information.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers: Also known as AIChE, this group looks into the latest technology in the chemical engineering field. Learn more at

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics:This organization is dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

America Society of Civil Engineers: This group promotes the art, science and practice of multi-disciplinary engineering around the globe. Learn more at

American Society of Mechanical Engineers: This group promotes the art, science and practice of multi-disciplinary engineering around the globe. Learn more at

Beta Alpha Psi: This group is an international honors business organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students.

Biology Club: A group that looks at the application of concepts and methods in the field of biology.

Commuter Student Association: A group dedicated to discussing issues, concerns, and ideas surrounding our commuter population. or

Construction Management Association of America: CMAA introduces its members to the field of construction management by interacting with established CM professionals.

Economics and Finance Society: Bringing real-world expertise to campus through lectures conducted by both alumni and professionals in the workplace.

Entrepreneurship Club: This new club allows students to explore opportunities regarding new businesses!

Jasper Investors: A club dedicated to today's issues in the investment world. 

Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers: Also known as IEEE, this is the world’s largest professional group dedicated to technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Learn more at

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering: Also known as ISPE, this society promotes interaction between students and industry professionals in the field of pharmaceutical engineering.

Logos: A brand new academic journal dedicated to the liberal arts!

Management Club: This club provides students the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the management discipline and facilitates connections with alumni and professionals in the management field.

Marketing Club: This club provides students (not only business students!)  the opportunity to further pursue their interest in marketing.

Mini Baja: Build a mini baja vehicle with other students from scratch over the course of the year, until it’s ready to run!

Psychology Club: A club in which future career goals are discussed with students that have a passion for psychology.

PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society America): a pre-professional student organization that allows students to build lasting relationships and gain experience in the Public Relations field. prssa@manhattan

Resident Student Association (RSA): A group dedicated to discussing goals, issues, and aspirations regarding Residence Life on campus.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: Also known as SHPE, this group promotes Hispanics in engineering. Learn more at

Society of Women Engineers: Provides women an environment in which to achieve success in engineering, academically and professionally. Learn more at

St. Thomas More Law Society: Students with interest in legal studies have made this newly formed group very popular on campus!

**Please note: As the clubs and organizations are student run, the lifespan of these groups depends upon the interests of current students. Please see the academic deans for more information. All clubs are open to all students, regardless of major.

Club Membership and Leadership Requirements

Any registered undergraduate Manhattan College student may be a member of officially recognized clubs/organizations provided they meet the requirements of the specific club constitution. Club constitutions are housed in the Student Activities and Student Government offices.

For more information, please see the Student Handbook.