Student Group Listing

  • Activism Association, Montana Student

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Educating, empowering, and connecting diverse grassroots movements working for environmental and social justice across Montana.

  • Advocates for Animals

    Purpose: To instill compassion and respect towards our fellow creatures, to educate others on the horrors of factory farming and the negative impact it has on the environment, and to promote a healthy plant based diet on campus.

    • Contact: Kristian Cantens -
    • Advisor: Deborah Slicer -
    • Facebook: AFAUM
  • Advocates for Non-Violence

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: ANV aims to reduce interpersonal violence on the UM campus by planning fun and educational outreach events that create a campus culture that does not tolerate attitudes or actions that are harmful to students well-being.

    • Contact: Schuyler Hollingsworth -;
    • Advisor: Leah Fitch -
    • Facebook: UM Advocates for Non-Violence
  • Advocates, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To lead campus tours, help with orientations, and give general aid to incoming students.

  • African Students Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To integrate our rich African culture with other cultures from all over the world represented at UM to promote diversity, unity, and togetherness. We want to establish a strong network among African and non African students who are both members and prospective memebers of the African Students Association.

    • Contact: Lucas Ogolla -
    • Advisor: N'Djekornom Laobeul -
    • Facebook: The UM ASA
  • Air and Waste Management Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Enhance knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development and outreach.

  • Alliance for Disability and Students at the UM (ADSUM)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Civil rights advocacy aimed at increasing the architectural, programmatic, technological and attitudinal accessibility of the campus.

    • Contact: Courtney Damron -
    • Advisor: Bernadine Gantert -
    • Facebook: ADSUM
  • American Fisheries Society, Student Subchapter

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To introduce students to local fisheries issues, provide networking,job, and volunteering opportunities, and get students excited about fisheries science.

  • American Indian Association of Science Scholars (AIASS)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provide opportunities to share research and education experiences by American Indian students; encourage leadership; build community relationships.

    • Contact: Ruth Swaney -
    • Advisor: Aaron Thomas -
  • American Indian Business Leaders

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Learn how to run and operate a business.

  • American Indian Graduate Student Association (AIGSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provide a forum for sharing research and experiences in graduate programs.

    • Contact: Ruth Swaney -
    • Advisor: Kathryn Shanley -
  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provide opportunities for students to pursue studies in science and engineering fields; encourage leadership; and build community relations.

    • Contact: Roger Mad Plume -
    • Advisor: Aaron Thomas -
  • Anime Club, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a safe community for those who enjoy Japanese animated culture.

  • Anthropology Student Association, Montana (MASA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To help students in Anthropology have a good educational environment and to help fund research and department outreach.

  • Archery, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a safe and educational environment where students can enjoy the sport of archery.

  • Artist Collective, University of Montana (UMAC)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a cohesive organization for the advancement of individual and collective needs, and organize shows, auctions, dances, and other events to engage students and the community with art in all its forms.

    • Contact: Alissa Wynne -;
    • Advisor: Edward Morrissey -
    • Website:
  • Athletic Training Student Association, UM (UMATSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To prepare students for a successful career as a qualified allied health care professional, educated and experienced in management of health problems associated with sports.

    • Contact: Jessica Paske -
    • Advisor: Valerie Moody -
  • Backcountry Club, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote safe backcountry skiing and provide networking opportunities to find skiing partners.

    • Contact: Evan Kaiser -
    • Advisor: Keith Bosak -
    • Facebook: UM Backcountry
  • Badminton Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a friendly environment for students to interact and to promote the sport of badminton in Missoula and the Northwest.

    • Contact: Yo Sasayama -
    • Advisor: Jameel Chaudhry -
    • Facebook: UM Badminton Club
  • Barony of Sentinels Keep

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We are an educational group that recreates the more pleasant aspects of the Middle Ages.

    • Contact: Kyrie Gloria -
    • Advisor: Julia Jackman-Brink -
    • Facebook: Sentinels Keep
  • Baseball Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Represent the University of Montana on the baseball field, and travel across the Northwest to make the NCBA World Series.

  • Beta Alpha Psi

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To recognize outstanding academic achievements in the fields of accounting, finance, or information systems and promote the study and practice in professional fields related to these disciplines.

  • Beta Phi Alpha

    Purpose: To provide professional development opportunities for members and promote BITE (business education).

    • Contact: Steve Klimkiewicz -
    • Advisor: Sandra Williams -
  • Black Student Union, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote community, heritage, and scholarship among people of African decent and others.

  • Book Club, UM

    Purpose: Dedicated to helping students revive failed love affairs with literature since 2015.

    • Contact: Shelby Stormer -;
    • Advisor: Colleen Kane -
    • Facebook: University of MT Book Club
  • Brazilian Grizzly Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The Brazilian Grizzly Association seeks to support Brazilian students on campus and promote an interaction between Brazilian culture and the community in Missoula. In addition, our goal is to integrate new students into American culture.

    • Contact: Daniele Pereira do Nascimento -;
    • Advisor: Rita Baular -
    • Facebook: Brazilian Grizzly
  • Camas Magazine

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Camas is UM's environmental literature journal. We aim to publish established and emerging writers' and artists' work in celebration of the American west.

  • Catholic Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: CCM seeks to empower UM students to become disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today by providing a loving, engaging faith community.

  • Cave Club, UM

    Purpose: The promotion of conservation, scientific understanding, and enjoyment of caves.

    • Contact: Shea Kennedy -;
    • Advisor: Kevin McManigal -
  • Cercle Francophone, Le

    Purpose: See French Club

  • Chamber Chorale

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To perform repertoire from a variety of genres, periods, and cultures, and continually reach the highest level of excellence in their performance both on and off campus.

  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To enhance the spiritual life of UM students by providing opportunities for friendship, worship and training students to be mission-oriented and engage in prayer.

    • Contact: Johnny J. Fauerbach IV -
    • Advisor: Rayleen Hicks -
    • Website:
  • China Table

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Conversation table for Chinese language learning students.

    • Contact: Wendell Truax -
    • Advisor: Zhen Cao -
  • Chinese Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Spread Chinese culture, help Chinese students, participate in events on campus.

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

    Purpose: To provide a bible study/encouragement to athletes past or present at the University of Montana.

    • Contact: Reese Carlson -
    • Advisor: Beckie Christiaens -
  • Circle K, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Circle K builds responsible students, citizens, and leaders with a lifelong commitment to community service.

    • Contact: Madison Knight -
    • Advisor: Emily Plant -
    • Facebook: UM Circle K
  • Circolo Italiano

    Purpose: See Italian Club

  • Circus Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a practical outfit where students who have an interest in circus arts can practice, learn, and develop in a safe and welcoming environment.

    • Contact: Elizabeth Griffin -
    • Advisor: Georgia Cobbs -
    • Facebook: UM Circus Club
  • Climate Action Now-UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We are a group of students wanting to take action on climate change issues relating to the UM campus, community, nation, and internationally.

  • Climbing Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Promote the climbing community indoors and outdoors in Missoula for students at the University of Montana.

    • Contact: Mackenzie Moore -
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Fricke -
    • Facebook: UM Climbing Club
  • Colleges Against Cancer

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To fund-raise to support the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer.

    • Contact: Sarah Shapiro -
    • Advisor: Brent Hildebrand -
  • Composer's Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To organize and promote events for student compositions.

    • Contact: Brady Hanson -
    • Advisor: Emilie LeBel -
    • Website:
  • Computer Science Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide students with a network to communicate with like minded individuals.

    • Contact: Michael Couso -;
    • Advisor: Michael Cassens -
    • Facebook: UM Computer Science Club
    • Twitter: @UofM_CS_Club
  • Concert Band, University

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provide a performance ensemble for any student on campus. This group is non-audited and open to all.

    • Contact: Matthew Krantz -
    • Advisor: Kevin Griggs -
  • Crafters, University

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We are dedicated to making things as a form of stress relief and socialization. We also enjoy learning crafts that we otherwise, as poor college students, might not get a chance to try.

  • Criminology Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To expose interested students to the diverse areas of criminology, and give students a chance to interact with local law enforcement, professionals in the criminology field, and other students with similar interests.

    • Contact: Michelle Eder-McLane -;
    • Advisor: Dan Doyle -
    • Website:
  • Cru

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Interdenominational Christian group offering opportunities for students to explore and grow in the Christian faith.

  • Culinary Competition Team, Gourmet Griz

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To augment culinary education by competing at ACF sanctioned regional, national, and international events.

  • CutBank Literary Magazine

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: MFA student-run literary magazine; we publish two print issues a year and maintain a strong online presence.

  • Cycling, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Promoting competitive cycling and active lifestyles.

    • Contact: Kara Doescher -;
    • Advisor: Greg Larson -
    • Facebook: UM Cycling
  • Dance Club, Student

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To support and enhance the dance experience of university students as well as to promote dance on campus and in the Missoula community.

    • Contact: Aria Faddis -
    • Advisor: Heidi Eggert -
    • Facebook: ASUM Student Dance Club
  • Debate Team

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    • Contact: Matthew Powell -
    • Advisor: David Airne -
    • Facebook: University of Montana Debate
  • Deep Ecology Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide students with an avenue to explore environmental ethics and further their knowledge of the deep ecology movement.

    • Contact: Michal Helman -
    • Advisor: Christopher Preston -
  • Delta Rho Tao

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote awareness and understanding of physical therapy and health related topics through speakers, university, community, and staff wide projects and activities.

    • Contact: Alex White -
    • Advisor: Jenn Bell -
  • Democrats, College

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Engage and mobilize youth to get involved with politics and strive to build and achieve positive change.

    • Contact: Sam Orr -;
    • Advisor: Eric Hines -
    • Facebook: UM College Democrats
  • Druids, Montana

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Honors organization within the College of Forestry and Conservation.

    • Contact: Josef Kase -;
    • Advisor: Lloyd Queen -
  • Ecological Restoration, Society for

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Assists in the repair and recovery of degraded natural ecosystems. Promotes ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and reestablish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.

    • Contact: Christine McManamen -;
    • Advisor: Cara Nelson -
    • Website:
  • Economics Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To foster the student interest in Economics outside of the class room.

  • Emmaus Campus Ministry

    Recognized: 2014-2015

  • Entrepreneurship Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To serve students and alumni at the University and connect the student body with the larger entrepreneurial community.

  • Environmental Law Group

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To use our laws to protect Montana's environment.

  • Equestrian Team, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide students with the opportunity to ride or learn to ride horses and compete in horse shows if desired.

  • Exercise Science Students Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We strive to raise funds and community awareness for the HHP department and provide learning, assistance, and volunteer opportunities for exercise science students.

    • Contact: Keagan Shillington -
    • Advisor: Steven Gaskill -
  • Fencing Club (UMFC)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the sport of fencing and athleticism in a social team context.

  • Filmmakers Association, Student

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To create the best damn films, animations, or other creative media work we can.

  • Finance Club

    Purpose: Provide networking and educational opportunities for students studying or interested in the finance industry.

    • Contact: Ryan Hover -
    • Advisor: Tony Crawford -
  • Fire Ecology and Management, UM Student Association (UMSAFEM)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To connect students, faculty and community members with a network of fire peers, managers and ecologists and provide career training and experience for students.

  • Flute Choir

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To spread the love of music to the community of Missoula through flute ensemble.

    • Contact: Lauren Reineking -
    • Advisor: Margaret L. Schuberg -
    • Facebook: UM Flute Choir
  • Folklore Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Share and enjoy folk music and dance.

    • Contact: Peter Gurche -
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson -
  • Food Shed

    Purpose: Promote small scale vegetable gardening (as well as maintain one), share resources throughout the community, collaborate with other groups and those that share our values.

    • Contact: Nicolas Matallana -
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson -
  • Food Systems Working Group

    Purpose: Implement Real Food Challenge commitment.

    • Contact: Hope Radford -
    • Advisor: Eva Rocke -
  • Forensics Club

    Purpose: See Debate Team

  • Foresters, Society of American

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide students in natural resources with an opportunity for professional development through serving, learning, and mentoring.

    • Contact: Jarred Saralecos -;
    • Advisor: Christopher Keyes -
    • Website:
  • Forestry Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To foster an environment in which students can be exposed to the forestry profession, gain job skills and work experience, make friends, participate in the GFC, and have the potential to earn scholarships.

    • Contact: Lara Antonello -;
    • Advisor: Beth Dodson -
    • Website:
    • Facebook: Forestry Club
  • Forum For Living with Appropriate Technology (FLAT)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To demonstrate sustainable living techniques and to promote the University's commitment to the environment.

    • Contact: Teresa (Tess) Scanlon -;
    • Advisor: Len Broberg -
    • Website:
    • Facebook: UM FLAT
  • Forward Montana Foundation

    Purpose: We aim to get young people stoked on the democratic process by training, mobilizing, and educating the next generation of leaders.

    • Contact: Lucy Peraino -
    • Advisor: Jeffrey Greene -
    • Facebook: Forward Montana
  • French Club (Le Cercle Francophone)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To learn and share more about Francophone culture and language. To enjoy the company of those seeking to do the same thing.

  • Frisbee, Men's SmokeJump

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Ultimate Frisbee.

  • Frisbee, Women's "Pillowfight"

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the sport of ultimate frisbee for women, honor the spirit of the game and compete in college ultimate nationwide.

    • Contact: Linetta Maeder -;
    • Advisor: Michael Faris -
    • Facebook: Montana PillowFight
  • Gathering, The

    Purpose: To provide a safe, stable, and welcoming environment, and a fun, creative way for individuals to be involved on campus.

    • Contact: Matthew Powell -
    • Advisor: David Airne -
  • Geography Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To bring together Geography and/or other students and faculty in a safe environment to explore and learn about Geography.

    • Contact: Katherine Shank -
    • Advisor: Kevin McManigal -
  • Geology Club, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To get together with other students who are interested in geology. It is also a way for students to get firsthand knowledge via field trips.

    • Contact: Robert Wayne Bazo -;
    • Advisor: Nancy Hinman -
    • Facebook: University of Montana Geology Club
  • German Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Raise awareness on campus of Central European culture and give students opportunities to learn about Central Europe and practice German language skills.

    • Contact: Amy Robertson -
    • Advisor: Marton Marko -
  • Gerontology Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: A student service group working toward filling the gap in knowledge about gerontological issues and advocating for seniors in need.

  • Global Grizzlies

    Recognized: 2013-2014

    Purpose: To provide medical aid in rural, 3rd-world communities.

    • Contact: Kevin Moore -
    • Advisor: Liz Putnam -
    • Facebook: Global Grizzlies
  • Graduate Business School Association- GBSA

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Promote collaboration among graduate students, the school of business and the community to foster innovative ideas through guest speakers, conferences and trips.

  • Graduate Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Representation of graduate students in the shared governance university setting; community building for graduate students university-wide; provide support and opportunity for research and professional development.

  • Griz for Unicef

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Griz for UNICEF is a student led campus initiative that seeks to engage in community service that benefits children locally and internationally to spread awareness about global issues affecting children, and to fundraise to support UNICEF aid programs.

    • Contact: Mary O'Malley -
    • Advisor: Phyllis Ngai -
    • Facebook: Griz for UNICEF
  • Grizzlies for Change

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: G4C offers an environment for individuals to come together to improve oneself, our campus and the world through unconditional love and service.

  • Grizzly Christian Fellowship

    Purpose: To connect students to a campus community oriented around loving Jesus and serving others.

  • Grizzly Iron

    Purpose: To develop and enhance our strength and conditioning, and teach others how to safely and efficiently do the same in a positive environment.

    • Contact: Austin Wood -
    • Advisor: Charlie Woida -
  • Grizzly Strong

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide support and leadership training to the cadets at the University of Montana in all areas of their lives.

    • Contact: Kyle Bertelsen -
    • Advisor: Glory Blood Artis -
  • Handball, UM Team

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Playing team handball.

    • Contact: Gergely Kaposi -
    • Advisor: Robert Saldin -
  • Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote sport aviation for the University and city of Missoula.

    • Contact: Kaitlin Bolinske -
    • Advisor: Nicholas Arthur -
  • Hillel, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provide Jewish students (and others interested) with a community and support Jewish events on campus and in Missoula.

    • Contact: Hannah Fay -;
    • Advisor: Dr. Frank Rosenzweig -
    • Facebook: UM Hillel
  • History, Society for the Study of

    Purpose: To promote the study and enjoyment of history among majors and non-majors through scholarship, entertainment, and community discussion.

  • Hockey - Coed

    Recognized: 2013-2014

    Purpose: To participate in various hockey activities and games.

    • Contact: Matthew Kaiser -
    • Advisor: Doug Coffin -
  • Honors Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Engage campus in academic, service, and social activities.

    • Contact: Haley Mcmullan -
    • Advisor: Laure Pengelly Drake -
    • Website:
  • Hurling Team, Grizzlies

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To spread Irish culture through traditional sports and to increase the health and fitness of all those participating. Also, to compete at a national level and successfully defend our title.

  • Indigenous Filmmakers Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the visibility and production of American Indian films and discussion/visibility of global indigenous films.

    • Contact: Destini Vaile -
    • Advisor: Theodore C. Van Alst -
    • Facebook: Indigenous Filmmakers Club
  • Information Systems Association, Montana (MISA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: A professional networking and education organization out of the Business School.

    • Contact: Laura Reed -
    • Advisor: Clayton Looney -
  • Interfraternity Council

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Governing body of all campus fraternities.

    • Contact: Eduardo Hidalgo -
    • Advisor: Caitlin Parker -
    • Website:
    • Facebook: UMTIFC
    • Twitter: @umgreeklife
  • International Food and Culture Festival

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: ISA is a student organization that represents all of the foreign students of The University of Montana.

  • International Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: ISA is a student organization that represents all the foreign students of The University of Montana.

  • Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Students who strive to grow in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world.

  • Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote interest in women's and gender studies, and research in social problems; to promote volunteerism and advocacy and to honor the academic prowess and volunteerism of WGS students.

    • Contact: Meagan McKay -
    • Advisor: Jamie Boschee -
  • Irish Club (An Cumann Gaeilge)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Celebrate Irish language and culture.

    • Contact: Amanda Segar -
    • Advisor: Traolach O'Riordain -
    • Facebook: An Cumann Gaeilge (UM)
  • Italian Club (UM Circolo Italiano)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The purpose of Italian Club is to provide an opportunity for UM students of Italian and interested community members to practice their language skills in a social setting and to explore and share aspects of Italian culture.

    • Contact: Shannon Buswell -;
    • Advisor: Evelina Badery Anderson -
  • Japanese Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To assist Japanese students attending UM to adapt to the life in the UM and Missoula. To promote positive cultural exchange between Japan and the UM. To promote increased study abroad opportunities for Japanese learners of the UM.

  • Jazz Band

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To teach students the style of Jazz, and to prepare future teachers to educate young musicians jazz.

    • Contact: Tully Olson -
    • Advisor: Rob Tapper -
  • Keyboard Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To support and encourage piano students at U of M through concert events, social interaction, educational opportunities, and financial assistance for keyboard-related endeavors.

    • Contact: Heidi Brower & Julian Jaszczak -;
    • Advisor: Christopher Hahn -
    • Facebook: University of Montana Keyboard Society
  • Kyi-Yo Native American Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To bridge the faculty and students of The University of Montana, through extracurricular activities, we will engage others in our traditions in order to unify and promote the cultural identity of Native Americans.

  • Lacrosse, Men's

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The purpose of our group is to not only gather all of the lacrosse players in our school, but also to expand the sport in Montana.

  • Lacrosse, Women's

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Allow students an opportunity to engage n and learn to play women's lacrosse.

    • Contact: Danie Albo -
    • Advisor: Jed Fiebelkorn -
    • Facebook: Montana Women's Lacrosse
  • Lambda Alliance

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: U of M's LGBTQI support and educational student organization.

  • Latter-Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Our purpose is to provide fellowship to those students who are LDS.

  • League of Legends

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To create a fun and safe environment for all gamers.

    • Contact: Cale Patenaude -
    • Advisor: Peet McKinney -
    • Facebook: University of Montana LOL
  • Linguistics Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide Linguistic events and tutoring to the student body of UM.

  • Longboarding Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To establish and promote a longboarding community.

    • Contact: Bryce Rowe -
    • Advisor: Jerry Furniss -
    • Facebook: U of M Longboarding
  • Magic the Gathering

    Purpose: To bring together students of all levels of experience to form a community of MTG players.

    • Contact: Eric Dauernheim -
    • Advisor: David Arne -
  • Marketing Association, American

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To connect students with the local marketing community in the pursuit of career and life success.

  • Martial Arts Club, Internal

    Purpose: To provide time and space for people to explore agility with functional fitness, explore internal health via deep breathing, and explore martial arts concepts with Tarjiquan.

    • Contact: Steven Smith -
    • Advisor: Keith Anderson -
  • Mathematics Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To create a place for practicing presentations, enhancing problem solving skills, providing volunteering opportunities, and to participate in fundraising events.

    • Contact: Jessica Hurd -
    • Advisor: Nikolaus Vonessen -
  • Medieval Combat Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To encourage the study and practice of medieval combat and arts in a safe and affordable environment. To provide a safe and welcoming place for student and community interaction.

  • Ministry of Magic

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To help educate individuals and communities on social action and social justice based initiatives by drawing links between the book series Harry Potter and other nerdy pop culture stories to real-world injustices.

  • Model Arab League

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Model Arab League aims to introduce students and the community to the dynamic culture and politics of the Arab World.

    • Contact: Kayla Konakis -;
    • Advisor: Samir Bitar -
  • Model United Nations, Montana

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To stimulate a deeper knowledge of the United Nations and to help fundraise for and facilitate the Annual High School Conference in the Fall and the National Conference in the Spring.

    • Contact: Betsy Story -
    • Advisor: Eric Hines -
    • Website:
  • MontPIRG, Students as

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Create positive, tangible change by educating and empowering the next generation of civic leaders.

    • Contact: Hailey Duffin -;
    • Advisor: Sara Rinfret -
    • Website:
    • Facebook: MontPIRG
  • Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: National honor society that recognizes college seniors for their scholarship, leadership, service and academic achievements.

  • Mount of Olives Arabic Language and Culture Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To teach students about Arabic language and culture.

  • Music Education, National Association for

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Preparing future music teachers through seminars, conferences, and networking with Montana teachers.

    • Contact: Kristen Cottom -
    • Advisor: Dr. Lori Gray -
  • Music Union

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The Student Music Union oversees 15 separate ASUM-recognized groups within the School of Music including University Choir, Chamber Chorale, Concert Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Orchestra, Jazz Bands, Percussion Club, Opera Theater, Keyboard Society, Saxophone Club, Flute Choir, Composer’s Club, Vocal Practicum, sNATS (student National Association for Teachers of Singing), and the UM branch of NAfME-c (National Association for Music Education, collegiate). As a union, our aim is to provide SMU groups with the resources to offer UM students a complete and diverse musical education in addition to outreach activities in the community through concerts and annual tours.

    • Contact: Austin Sprenger -
    • Advisor: Maxine Ramey -
  • Muslim Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Bring Muslims of diverse backgrounds and cultures together under unified community.

  • National Lawyers Guild

    Purpose: Promote social and economic justice in the legal field and unite students with lawyers in the community.

    • Contact: Luke Laughlin -
    • Advisor: Eduardo Capulong -
  • Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance and provide support for Native American Law students. Group welcomes Indian and non-Indian students.

    • Contact: Michael Trosper -
    • Advisor: Maylinn Smith & Monte Mills -;
    • Website:
  • Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The NLSA/UM is an organization dedicated to providing its membership with cultural and social co-curricular opportunities with the intent of enriching the students professional leadership potential in the field of nonprofit administration in conjunction with NLSA and UM.

    • Contact: Genevieve Day -;
    • Advisor: Andrea Vernon -
  • One Thousand New Gardens

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To revitalize Missoula's reputation as the "Garden City" by promoting small scale vegetable gardening and by sharing resources, techniques, and information throughout the community.

  • Opera Theater

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Produce University Opera productions for performance opportunities.

    • Contact: Claire Robertson -
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski -
  • Operation Smile

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: A philanthropic organization committed to repairing cleft palates in underprivileged areas. Our mission is simply awareness and to raise funds to support surgeries.

    • Contact: Laura Allred -;
    • Advisor: Jennifer Closson -
    • Facebook: Operation Smile U of M
  • Order of Omega

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Greek Honor society for Fraternity and Sorority members.

  • OUTLaws

    Purpose: We are a LGBTQI group focused on confronting issues of homophobia and transphobia within our community. We are a charitable organization that contributes annually.

    • Contact: Diana E. Wall -
    • Advisor: Andrew King-Reis -
  • Oval Undergraduate Literary Magazine

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a fresh outlet for new and young artists to express themselves, their ideas, and passions to the world through the medium of print.

  • Panhellenic

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To govern the four sororities on the University of Montana campus.

  • Paralegal Student Association, Missoula College

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To connect with the community and to further the education of paralegals.

  • Peace and Justice, Students for

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide a supportive forum for students interested in peace and justice issues; promote public awareness, knowledge, compassion, tolerance, truth, and responsibility to further causes of peace and justice in our world.

    • Contact: Amelia Liberatore -
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson -
  • Peers Reaching Out (PROs)

    Purpose: Promoting healthy lifestyles for UM students and providing group members with hands-on, career oriented health promotion and outreach education experience.

    • Contact: Sammy Pardee -
    • Advisor: Brent Hildebrand -
  • Percussion Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Organization of all percussionists in UM music ensembles.

  • Petroleum Geologists, American Association Student Chapter

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To enhance students' knowledge of the petroleum industry.

    • Contact: Clayton Schultz -
    • Advisor: Marc Hendrix -
  • Phi Theta Kappa Chapter - Beta Eta Epsilon

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Honors society at the Missoula College, recognizing students for their academic achievement and promoting outreach in the community.

    • Contact: Curtis Lee Kotecki -;
    • Advisor: Steven Stiff & Brian Lorson -;
    • Facebook: PTK Beta Eta Epsilon Chapter
  • Philosophy Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote discussion among students.

    • Contact: Joel Johnson -
    • Advisor: Matthew Strohl -
    • Facebook: U of M Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote awareness and understanding of physical therapy and health-related topics through speakers, university, community, and state-wide projects and activities.

    • Contact: Alex White -
    • Advisor: Jenn Bell -
  • Physics Students, Society of

    Purpose: Promoting a community for Physics majors and interested parties in which the natural sciences can be explored in a creative and fun environment.

    • Contact: Eric Dennison -
    • Advisor: Alexander Buhlman, Ph.D -
  • Pi Sigma Alpha - Epsilon Mu

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to recognize academic achievement and to function in cooperation with the Political science department, in the promotion of worthwhile extracurricular activities related to public affairs.

  • Planned Parenthood Generation Action

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To inform students on the services that Planned Parenthood offers as well as educate students.

    • Contact: Mariah Welch -
    • Advisor: Elizabeth Hubble -
    • Facebook: PPLA UMT
  • Pre-Health Professions Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We want to provide a community for pre-med students and resources to assist in the process of application to graduate health programs.

  • Pre-Veterinary Sciences Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Connect students, the community, and animal professionals.

  • Psychology Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: We are a group of students dedicated to expanding our knowledge and understanding of the vast field of psychology. We strive to apply what we learn to help each other and our community.

    • Contact: Brittany Fischer -;
    • Advisor: Craig McFarland -
    • Facebook: University of Montana Psychology Club
  • Psychology Graduate Student Association (PGSA)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To increase the voice of graduate students in the psychology department.

    • Contact: Laura Ambrose -
    • Advisor: Duncan Campbell -
  • Public Health Student Association, University of Montana (PHSA)

    Purpose: To advance the interest and goals of the Public Health profession and to create a greater spirit of collegiality and cooperation among the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University of Montana Public Health Program.


    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide resources, support, and mentoring to youth in rural Montana.

    • Contact: Emily Withnall and Rachel Mindell -;
    • Advisor: Devin Carpenter -
    • Facebook: UM QUEST
  • Recreation Association, Student

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To explore and recreate in Montana and beyond.

    • Contact: Jake Iverson -
    • Advisor: Jenn Thomsen -
    • Website:
  • Reinvest Montana

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To pursue and urge the UM Foundation to divest its portfolio of fossil fuels and build student leaders.

  • Rowing Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To give the students of The University of Montana an opportunity to experience rowing.

    • Contact: Julia Milto -
    • Advisor: Jim McKusick -
  • Rugby, Men's ("Jesters")

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To teach and spread the game of Rugby to students and parents alike.

  • Rugby, Women's ("Betterside")

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Get strong women together to play rugby and enjoy each others company.

  • Running Club, Grizzly

    Purpose: Recreational running club.

    • Contact: Jenny Smith -
    • Advisor: Collin Fehr -
    • Facebook: Grizzly Running Club
  • Russian Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To help students learn, understand, and enjoy Russian language and culture.

    • Contact: Shaylee Perry -
    • Advisor: Ona Renner-Fahey -
  • Sacred Roots Language Society

    Purpose: Promote awareness of Indigenous language revitalization.

  • Saudi Students Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To share our culture with other students.

    • Contact: Saeed Alsaiari -
    • Advisor: Daniel Dwyer -
  • Saxophone Studio

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To create a forum for those UM students interested in pursuing music to the highest level by means of the saxophone.

    • Contact: Matt Austin -
    • Advisor: Johan Eriksson -
  • School Psychology Student Organization

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To increase awareness of school psychology as a discipline.

    • Contact: Zachary Shindorf -
    • Advisor: Anisa Goforthm, PhD, NCSP -
    • Website:

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Students in Communication and Hearing Working in Action. To get members volunteering in the community, connect students and faculty and fundraising, advocacy, and more!

    • Contact: Cailen Bosch -
    • Advisor: Dr. Catherine Off & Dr. Ginger Collins -;
    • Facebook: SCHWA-MT
  • Simple Truth

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To know God and make God known.

    • Contact: Elizabeth Hoffman -
    • Advisor: Manuel Stubbs -
  • Social Work Club, Undergraduate

    Purpose: To bring together like minded, socially conscious students either in the Bachelors of Social Work program or with a pervasive interest in Social Work.

    • Contact: Theo Hanson -
    • Advisor: Mary-Ann Bowman PhD -
  • Society for Ecological Restoration

    Purpose: See Ecological Restoration, Society for

  • Society of American Foresters

    Purpose: See Foresters, Society of American

  • Spanish Club

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To offer students a chance to speak Spanish in a relaxed environment as well as promote cultural diversity and understanding.

    • Contact: Courtney Wunderwald -
    • Advisor: Maria Bustos-Fernandez -
    • Facebook: Spanish Club Missoula
  • Sports Union

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: A union for all sports groups at The University of Montana.

    • Contact: Cody Dems -
    • Advisor: Natalie Hiller-Claridge & Zach Sherbo -;
  • Students Against Coal Trains

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Engage UM students in protecting Montana communities from coal pollution.

    • Contact: Jess Moore -
    • Advisor: Vicki Watson -
  • Swing Kidz

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Provides members the opportunity to have fun, hone their skills as dancers, and make friends within Missoula's dance community.

    • Contact: McKenzie Watterson -;
    • Advisor: Michele Antonioli -
    • Facebook: UM Swing Kidz
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Middle school and high school outreach in the Northwest Missoula area concerts.

  • Symphony Orchestra

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide musical nourishment for the members of the orchestra and provide communities around Montana with symphonic music.

  • Taekwondo Team - Sport

    • Contact: Andrew Mikkola -
    • Advisor: Amy Ratto Parks -
  • Taiwanese Student Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the communications and culture of Taiwanese and help new coming Taiwanese student settle down on campus.

    • Contact: Sheng-Han Hsieh -
    • Advisor: Tung-Chung Mou -
  • Teachers of Singing, Student National Association (SNATS)

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To advance knowledge about NATS as an important national group of singers and teachers of singing; to provide a forum for UM students to learn concepts that support healthy and informed singing and the teachings of singing.

    • Contact: Auriana Goudge -
    • Advisor: Kimberly James -
  • TEDxUMontana

    Purpose: The purpose of TEDxUMontana shall be organizing an annual conference on campus, which will include live speakers and/or TED talk videos. Our TEDxUMontana event is independently organized and operated under the license of TED. x=independently organized event.

    • Contact: Omari Lomiashvili -
    • Advisor: Gordy Pace -
    • Facebook: TEDxUMontana
  • Montana Trails Recreation and Park Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide students an opportunity to meet professionals in their field and to have a little adventure along with it while volunteering, hiking, etc.

  • Trendsetters at The U

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To spotlight Missoula's fashion community by providing the University of Montana with a fashion blog.

  • Triathlon, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To train for and compete in triathlons, and to help students get involved in the sport.

  • Underground

    Purpose: To encourage and empower students to grow in their personal faith, identity, and community involvement.

    • Contact: Frederick Mayer -
    • Advisor: Scott Debnam -
  • University Choir

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: A large group with the purpose of fostering and showcasing the musical talents of its members.

    • Contact: Michelle Tatko -
    • Advisor: David Edmonds -
    • Facebook: UM Choirs
  • University Players

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote the exploration of theatre that is created for and by students.

    • Contact: Carissa Lund -
    • Advisor: John DeBoer -
    • Facebook: UM University Players
  • Up Til Dawn - UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Our purpose is to engage UM students who want to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

    • Contact: Willa Fogarty -;
    • Advisor: Emily Plant -
    • Facebook: Up Til Dawn-The University of Montana
    • Twitter: @UMUpTilDawn
  • Veteran Association, Student

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.

  • Vocal Practicum, UM

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Vocal Practicum exists to allow vocal students a place to practice performing and to get lectures and teachings from U of M vocal faculty and other vocal experts and teachers.

    • Contact: Beau Yamasaki -
    • Advisor: Anne Basinski -
  • Volunteers in Action

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To promote volunteerism at UM.

    • Contact: Shelby Stormer -
    • Advisor: Colleen Kane -
    • Facebook: UM Office for Civic Engagement
  • Wesley Foundation

    Purpose: The mission of the Wesley Foundation, United Methodist Campus Ministry, serving the University of Montana is to share the good news of Jesus Christ with students, faculty, and staff, and nurture their ongoing Christian discipleship.

  • Wilderness Association

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: UMWA works to educate students about wild areas throughout Montana by leading outdoor trips, engaging in local outreach and hosting applicable lectures and discussions.

    • Contact: Zoe Leake -;
    • Advisor: Natalie Dawson -
  • Wildlife Society

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To help wildlife biology students gain the experience and contacts necessary to succeed in the wildlife profession and to inspire wildlife stewardship.

  • Women's Choir

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To champion choral music of all genres, celebrating the vocal experience through innovative concerts, commissions, and community engagement programs.

  • Women's Resource Center

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Our mission is to actively represent 21st century feminism as a dynamic discipline concerned with all issues of gender and inequality.

  • Wood Science and Technologies, Society of

    Purpose: For students interested in the chemical and physical properties of wood, wood science, wood products, and research.

    • Contact: Liam Hassett -
    • Advisor: Edwin Burke -
  • Woodsman Team

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: To teach people the tradition of logging in a sport then compete against other colleges in these timber sport events.

  • Young Life

    Recognized: 2014-2015

    Purpose: Ministry