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Eastern has more than 90 student clubs. If you don’t have the one you want, no problem. Come up with an idea, find some friends to share it with, and start your own club! Students who participate in student clubs get better grades and graduate on time! Check out the other student activities on campus! Or find out how club leaders work together in the Student Government Association.

  • Members of the 180 Christian Fellowship pursue a Christian life through prayer, worship, fellowship, and Bible study. The club seeks to contribute to the Eastern and Willimantic communities by encouraging thought-provoking and non-condemning spiritual and theological discussions, as well as building long-term, healthy and supportive relationships.

  • Accounting Society members receive up-to-date public accounting information and out-of-classroom experiences. They participate in formal and informal events and network and interact with accounting professionals.

  • The African Club of Eastern promotes interest in the history, development and cultures of Africa and the diversity that unites us all, while promoting community service programs, events and activities. The club benefits its members, Eastern and surrounding communities while offering members and other Eastern students opportunities to improve their image, leadership qualities and communication skills.

  • Anime club members have a common interest in Japanese animation (Anime), literature, theatre and other aspects of Japanese and related Asian cultures.

  • The Asian Cultural Society educates the Eastern community about Asian cultures, uniting the Asian community with others to celebrate diversity, while encouraging leadership, civic engagement and academic success through events and activities.
  • The American Sign Language club provides instruction on how to sign using ASL, as well as providing external recources to further our interaction with deaf students, how to communicate with those who use ASL, and to provide settings where deaf students are integrated into the classroom.
  • The Eastern chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals is dedicated to providing opportunities to expand knowledge of information technology. Professional development and scholastic excellence is enhanced through cooperation with technology organizations, guest speakers and business networking.

  • The Badminton Club’s mission is to bring together Eastern students who are interested in the sport of badminton and to instill team building skills and healthy lifestyles.
  • The Battle Games Club provides Eastern students with an inclusive community devoted to the experience of safe fantasy/medieval combat. Members will also further their abilities in the athletic activities of Dagorhir and Live Action Role Playing. Non-combatants also have opportunities to participate in member activities.

  • Best Buddies volunteers are matched in mutually enriching friendships with persons with intellectual disabilities. The club provides and advocates activities to heighten awareness about equal opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities, including promoting one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.

  • The Biology Club informs and educates students about different aspects of biology and fosters a sense of community among students of Biology and related areas.

  • The mission of the Black Student Union (BSU) is to highlight black excellence at Eastern Connecticut State University by creating a community od students dedicated to promoting Black achievement through civic engagement, community sevice, history, and high academic performance

  • The Bowling Club is committed to informing and educating students about different aspects of Bowling by providing bowling activities and events for members and the Eastern community.

  • The Campus Lantern is dedicated to informing students about the news and events happening at Eastern; to creating a place where students can gather and discuss topics important to them; and to providing a source of valuable, truthful journalism for the student body and beyond.

  • The Caribbean Student Association serves as an information and support center for students of all origins, with a special focus on Caribbean origins. The club is committed to serving as a support group academically, culturally and socially by providing activities and events to which its members and the Eastern community can benefit.

  • The College Democrats seek to inform and educate students about the different aspects of the democratic process and the world of politics, using activities and events for its members and the University community to promote intelligent discourse.

  • College Republicans of Eastern are dedicated to the expression of conservative and libertarian values on campus. Members will strive to show the student body that all students should have a free, equal voice to express their opinions.

  • The Comic Book Appreciation Club seeks to inform and educate students about the different aspects of comic book-related media by providing comic-related activities and events for its members and the Eastern community.

  • The Competitive Cheerleading Squad provides opportunities for squad members to participate in competitive cheerleading activities and events while promoting the sport to the campus community.

  • Members of the Dance Team act as ambassadors for Eastern Connecticut State University by providing school spirit and entertainment to the student body, faculty and staff through dance performances on campus as well as at local and national competitions.

  • The Computer Science and Programming Club promotes the field of computer science by hosting events and planning and conducting trips for the benefit of students interested in the computer science field.

  • ConNoticuts assists out-of-state students in adjusting to life at Eastern by providing resources and channels for communication and networking. The club provides activities, trips, social events and a support system for the out-of-state student body.

  • The Creative Writing Club provides a place for English majors and those interested in writing to share ideas and learn about the English major. The club also publishes Eastern's annual literary magazine "Eastern Exposure."

  • DiversAbility broadens the campus’s understanding of diversity in regards to people with disabilities and works towards making the campus community a more accepting place. Activities includes creating an accepting space on campus where people can come and express their concerns about accessability on campus and in the nation. The club also hosts speakers on related topics.

  • The Doctor Who Club brings together students with a common interest in the British television show, Doctor Who.

  • To inform and educate students about the various aspects of different ways to bake, healthy ways to bake, and encouraging body positivity through these ideas. As a student club of the Easten1 community, the Doughy Delights Club is to provide nutritional information about the art of baking as well as body positivity/image activities and events for its members and Eastern community.
  • The Drama Society promotes theatre activities on campus, giving students a chance to participate in theatre events, while enriching campus and local community life through the theatre. The society encourages the appreciation of theatre as an art form, an academic discipline, and as entertainment.

  • The Eastern Aspiring Educators sponsors activities and events to inform students about careers in education while providing members with professional development opportunities in the field of education.

  • The Eastern Outdoors Club informs and educates the Eastern community about outdoor activities, providing members and the campus with opportunities and events for students to experience the outdoors.

  • The Eastern Ultimate Club teaches students how to play Ultimate Frisbee, including throwing and game rules, while also providing students the opportunity to compete with other students.

  • The Economics Club informs and educates students about economics and business through a variety of related activities and events.

  • The Entrepreneurship Club furthers the knowledge and spirit of entrepreneurialism, sponsors educational and social events to support students in obtaining knowledge and skills in organizing, operating and assuming the risk of a business venture, and helps members establish networks that are critical to success in the business world.

  • The Environmental Club advocates the importance of managing human impact on the environment, while promoting sustainable awareness and practices on campus and in our surrounding community.

  • ETV, formerly known as TV22 has been formed from two former clubs, Eastern Expedition and the Communication Club, to create one media and news club that reachesd the entire campus. The club gives students with Communication majors or minors the opportunity to experience television production and prepare for real-life job experiences.

  • The Fashion Forward Club provides activities, hosts events and plans trips for its members and the Eastern community to educate students about fashion trends.

  • The mission of FEMALES is to promote unity, leadership and sisterhood among women at Eastern by sponsoring and/or attending workshops, lectures, seminars, local and national conventions. F.E.M.A.L.E.S hopes to develop the character of women, strengthen their self-esteem and provide them with the resources necessary for self empowerment and successful achievement in their future endeavors.

  • To inform and educate students about the different aspects of film and film making, the Film and Media Club is to provide film inspired activities and events for its members of the Eastern community.
  • The Eastern Connecticut State University Football Club provides an opportunity for student-athletes to play football while building character, discipline, work ethic and teamwork on and off the field. The Football Club is also committed to giving back to the community.

  • Freedom at Eastern provides a welcoming and supportive environment for undocumented/DACA students, while using dialogue, education and activism to raise awareness about immigration issues on campus, in Willimantic and throughout Connecticut.

  • The mission of the Fusion Dance Crew is to explore different techniques in dancing while teaching discipline, respect and professionalism.

  • The Gamer's Guild nurtures the creativity and imagination of students through a game-playing environment. During regular and committee meetings we participate in game playing including but not limited to board games, strategy games, collectible card games (CCGs), role playing games (RPGs), and video games; the student community is welcome.

  • The Golf Club provides golf-related activities and events for its members and the Eastern community.

  • The Gymnastics Club provides athletic resources, activities and events for its members and the Eastern community to inform and educate students about the professional sport of gymnastics.

  • Eastern's chapter of Habitat for Humanity provides responsible and effective student participation in building homes for people in need, working cooperatively with students and the community.

  • The HPE/SLM Club supports HPE/SLM majors in becoming involved in specific areas of study by attending professional conferences, organizing activities, and providing opportunities to interact with their peers . The club provides students with a sense of community and encourages them to engage in activities related to health and fitness management and physical education.

  • The History club explores the richness and diversity of the historical experience; presents the challenges and benefits of historical inquiry to the student body; and promotes interaction between the University and the community by promoting historical awareness.

  • The Honors Club provides an environment to encourage supportive relationships among members of the Honors Program.

  • The I.M.A. (Institute of Management Accounting) Club educates members about the profession of management accounting, providing accounting information, activities and events for its members and Eastern community. The club assists members with career opportunities in accounting through networking, business etiquette sessions, and guest visitors and speakers.
  • The International Student Association raises awareness and knowledge of international cultures while supporting international students on campus. The club organizes cultural activities and events on campus for its members and the Eastern community.
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship advances communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world.
  • The Investment Club provides information about the stock market and securities trading.
  • The Knit Wits Club encourages members to participate in knitting and crocheting for charity, and provides knitted goods to those in need. Members build a community interested in knitting and crocheting while forging positive relationships with each other.
  • The K-Pop club celebrates Korean popular culture and music by providing fun and educational events for members and the campus community.
  • The Love Your Melon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that gives a hat to every child battling cancer in America, funds childhood cancer research initiatives and provides immediate support for children and their families.
  • The Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence and Success (M.A.L.E.S.) organization fosters inclusive professional and personal development opportunities, which enhance and aid the academic success, social development and civic engagement of young men on Eastern's campus. M.A.L.E.S. offers structured and informal opportunities for mentorship, brotherhood, service learning and professional growth through the support of alumni, advisors and current members.
  • The Math Club's goal is to create a community of students interested in mathematics who can work together to explore how mathematics can be used to solve problems and answer questions about the world. We also wish to form a competitive spirit among the members truly dedicated to mathematics by competing in various mathematics competitions.
  • MEDLIFE is a volunteer-run health organization whose mission is to help families achieve greater freedom from the constraints of poverty, empowering them to live healthier lives.
  • The Rugby Club plays competitive rugby matches against other clubs in New England, while teaching students how to be gentlemen on and off of the field. Club members also practice respect, community service and brotherhood on campus and in the community.
  • Modern Movement members share an interest in dance and musical movement through a variety of fun, fulfilling events and activities.
  • The Music Society provides activities and events to further enhance the musical and educational experience of its members and the ECSU community.
  • The Muslim Students Association strives to build unity through educational programs and activities. The club provides a voice to Muslim students and helps them build relationships with each other, with mentors and with other students. The club provides a safe meeting place for students of all backgrounds, nationalities, sets and faiths to learn from each other.
  • Members of the mycology club explore plant pathology such as fungi.
  • The local NAACP college chapter informs studens of problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; advances the economic, education, and social and political status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities and their harmonious cooperation with other peoples; stimulates an appreciation of the African Diaspora and other people of color's contribution to civilization; and develops an intelligent, effective youth leadership.
  • The National Organization for Women (NOW) engages, educates and informs students of NOW’s mission to promote equality and justice within our society.
  • The Natural Hair Club provides fun and educational activities for its members and the Eastern community to educate students about natural hair of all types and the culture behind it.
  • The New Media Studies Club provides students with opportunities to create practical media projects, supports career development, and engages members in related activities and events on campus.
  • The Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) supports the expression of Hispanic American culture in the university community. It serves as a referral medium for academic services; sponsors minority recruitment for the university; facilitates social gatherings for members and the university community; and holds charitable functions for Eastern and the surrounding community.
  • The club promotes pet and animal welfare by providing beneficial shelter assistance, advocating for animals’ rights, and sponsoring related events and activities for members and the campus community.
  • The Photography Club provides artistic activities and events for its members and Eastern community in support of their professional and personal interests in photography.
  • People Helping People engages students in social issues effect the local and global community while providing the opportunity to develop leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • The Pre-Health Society provides informative, educational activities and events for its members and the Eastern community as they relate to careers in healthcare and the field of medicine.

  • Members of the Pre-Law Society gain knowledge about various aspects of the law and share them with the campus community through relevant events and activities.
  • The Pride Alliance's mission is o broaden the campus’ understanding and support of the LGBTPQQAIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Pansexual, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, Intersex and their Allies) community. The club hosts speakers, public forums, visibility programs and other activities, while striving to keep the campus informed through political activism.
  • The PRSSA Club provides networking and experience building activities and events for its members and Eastern community to inform and educate students about the professional field of public relations.
  • The Psychology Club enriches students’ educational experience and informs them G72of current developments in the field of psychology.
  • The Repertory Dance Troupe provides Eastern students opportunities to explore their interest in dance. Members broaden their knowledge of different dance styles, find outlets for artistic expression, experience new discoveries in movement and make new friends. Activities include conducting and/or attending master classes, workshops and dance conferences, and performances such as the annual fall and spring dance showcases.
  • The Senior Class Committee oversees all senior class events and activities and conduct fundraisers to support those events.
  • The SHRM student chapter’s goal is to promote the exchange of work-related experiences of established business professionals with the academic perspectives of student and faculty members through open forums and information exchanges.
  • The Ski-N-Board Club organizes ski and snowboarding trips for members of the club.
  • The SNAT club represents the National Association of Teachers of
    Singing, educating members of the Eastern community interested in classical voice practices. The club enriches the campus culture through collaborative and educational trips, events, recitals, competitions, community outreach activities and academic opportunities.
  • The Social Work Club provides educational engagement, community service activities and events for members and the Eastern community in support of the Social Work profession.
  • The STEM Club fosters scientific collaboration, education and opportunity in the field of Biochemistry. The club promotes undergraduate research opportunities, encourages career exploration and elevates community awareness, by hosting activities and events for its members and the greater Eastern community.

  • The Student Government Association serves as the governing body for student organizations on campus, providing a voice for student issues and a communications channel between the student body and the adminstration. Members learn valuable communication and leadership abilities while practicing citizenship skills and serving a vital role on campus.
  • The Tennis/Racquetball Club provides students with opportunities to play tennis and racquetball and engage in physical exercise while educating the campus on the sports of tennis and racquetball.
  • The United Voices of Praise supports the spiritual life and development of Eastern students. Members rejoice and learn to carry out their spirituality not only during their time on campus but in their lives after Eastern.
  • The Visual Arts Club brings students together to share their experiences about art, and to coordinate projects, exhibitions, community service projects, guest speakers and artists, and trips to art museums and galleries.
  • The Warriorthon Club supports the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital through fundraising, advocacy and awareness building. Through involvement with the club, members gain leadership, teambuilding and nonprofit business management experience and skills.
  • The WECS Radio serves to create a motivated and welcoming training environment to advance the skills of student disc jockeys. The club publicizes 90.1 WECS-FM and its programs on campus and in the surrounding community through promotion, outreach and community service, and assists campus clubs and organizations to promote their programs.
  • The Women’s Rugby Club competes on the rugby field with other club teams, while teaching Eastern students how to be ladies on and off the rugby field. Club members practice respect, community service and sisterhood on campus and in the community.
  • Women in Business seeks to expand connections with influential leaders and promote a meaningful experience for Eastern students through activities and networking events that emphasis women leaders, their skills, expertise and experiences.
  • The Wrestling Club provides students with opportunities to wrestle and engage in physical exercise while educating the campus on the sport of wrestling.
  • The Yoga Club provides members with opportunities to practice yoga through fun, stress relieving and educational activities and events.