Student Clubs & Organizations offer students a chance to connect with their classmates on similar interests or areas of study. Joining a club can mean building a cohort with your fellow classmates.

We regularly update this page with all the active clubs. If you are interested in forming a new club or organization (or revitalizing an inactive one), please consult your SGA Advisor regarding the appropriate process.

Multi-Campus

The purpose of the Cybersecurity Club is to provide students with an opportunity to pursue cybersecurity topics and activities that will support and enrich their education. Activities include events on and off campus, as well as work in the community. FMI – email michele.weymouth@maine.edu

Cybersecurity Club Webpage

The purpose of the Student Diversity Equity & Inclusion Action Club is:

  • Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and proper representation of students on, and at, all locations of the University of Maine at Augusta
    both physical and virtual.
  • Create an inclusive network of students at UMA of all age groups, identities, challenges, abilities, race, creed, and genetic makeup.
  • Strengthen bonds among UMA students for support and representation at UMA.
  • Create a safe and judgement free environment where everyone can freely express their concerns as a means to formulate and suggest
    solutions.
  • Promote activities, events, or workshops related to themes and ideas that the club advocates for.

FMI – email lorien.lakecorral@maine.edu

The purpose of UMA eSports Club is to:

  • Foster a moderated social environment where members can connect virtually.
  • Provide a physical space for members to game competitively.
  • Address the popular demand for an eSports Club, so more students can participate in
    UMA clubs.
  • Create an opportunity for members to obtain experience creating and managing an
    organization.
  • Organize events where members can compete against other members of the club or
    students from other universities.

FMI – email benjamin.bucklin@maine.edu

The purpose of the MHHS Club is to provide students with an opportunity to pursue topics and activities that will support and enrich the quality of their education. Activities include events on campus, field trips, getting education out to help reduce stigma and volunteer work in the community. FMI – email guy.cousins@maine.edu or wendy.stpierre@maine.edu

Mental Health & Human Services Club Facebook page

As of Spring 2019, UMA is a Student Chapter of the National Cybersecurity Student Association (NCSA), a one-stop-shop to enhance the educational and professional development of cybersecurity students through activities, networking & collaboration. This group supports the cybersecurity educational programs of academic institution, inspires career awareness & encourages creative efforts to increase the number of underrepresented populations in the field.

Visit the NCSA page for more information »

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) is the only non-profit membership organization with national reach that is dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring. WiCyS is a community of engagement, encouragement and support for women in cybersecurity.

Visit the WiCyS page for more information »

Augusta Campus

The purpose of the UMA AHNA is to unite nurses in healing; to develop, implement and evaluate the standards of education, practice, and research for holistic nursing; to promote the practice of holistic nursing; and to plan, organize and administer meetings, reports, and other projects for the stimulation and advancement of these and other related purposes. FMI – email carey.clark@maine.edu

UMA AHNA Facebook Group

The primary purpose of the University of Maine at Augusta Chapter A.I.A.S. is to provide avenues to foster an appreciation and understanding of the ideas and objectives of The Institute and to promote and forward the same within the territory of this Chapter, emphasize and promote professional and social aspects of student activities on campus, foster fellowship, cooperation, and unity between members of this Chapter, members of the Sponsoring A.I.A. Chapter and other Student Chapters, and enlarge Chapter members understanding of the current and future scope of architectural practice. FMI – email paul.fowler@maine.edu

(AIAS) American Institute of Architecture Students Facebook

The purpose of the UMA Biology and Pre-Health Club, to be referred to as the UMA BIO/Pre-Health Club, will be to: create a network of students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare (eg medical school, pharmacy, PA, PT, veterinary programs), biology related graduate programs, and career opportunities in biology; educate students about internships, graduate programs in the sciences, professional programs in healthcare, and work opportunities in the field; create links between UMA students interested in the sciences and healthcare with professionals in the community, and representatives from professional and graduate programs. FMI – email sbak@maine.edu

The purpose of CAUSE (Community of Artists for UMA Social Empowerment) is to build community, effectuate connections, and promote sociability between University of Maine at Augusta students involved in or interested in the visual and performing arts on campus sites; to increase audience, visibility, and awareness for the UMA arts program and its participants; and to facilitate growth of understanding in the Arts. To this end, communication and support for the development of ALL the Arts will be fostered through engagement, interdisciplinarity, and creative enthusiasm.

FMI and to join the CAUSE Facebook check out the Danforth Gallery website (click on the CAUSE tab): http://artsuma.com/

The purpose of the UMA French club is to promote the French language and Francophone cultures–but you don’t have to speak French to be part of the club!  We plan cultural outings, take an annual trip to Quebec or Montreal, and enjoy on-campus events as well!  We hope you will join us.  FMI- email chelsea.d.ray@maine.edu

French Club Webpage

French at UMA Facebook Page

The purpose of JMG Career Association is to bridge the gap between the University of Maine at Augusta and local Maine communities through community service , networking events, and professional development. The JMG Career Association is affiliated with the non-profit organization Jobs for Maine’s Graduates.

FMI – email jhayes@jmg.org

JMG Facebook Page

The purpose of the UMA SNA is to provide students with ways to aid in the development of the whole person in all walks of life. The SNA will offer students an opportunity to pursue topics and activities that will support and enrich the quality of their nursing education. SNA will provide events on and off campus as well as volunteer work in the community. The executive board of UMA’s SNA have dedicated themselves to facilitating activities and opportunities directed by the student body.

UMA SNA Facebook Group

The UMA Community Garden Club’s main objective is to educate and bring people together. Visit the Garden page for more information.

Bangor Campus

The primary purpose of the Campus Engagement & Leadership Club is to support educational opportunities and cultural enrichment for UMA students. The club is committed to supporting the mission of the University of Maine at Augusta by providing programs that assist individuals in achieving personal enrichment and success. FMI – email michael.corlew@maine.edu or laurel.york@maine.edu

The primary purpose of the UMA Bangor Dental Health Club is to cultivate and pursue the science of dentistry and promote oral health and disease prevention. They also represent the common interest of their profession and contribute toward the improvement of the oral health of the public. FMI – email kathryn.walker@maine.edu

The UMA-P.P.A. is to provide a place for students to engage together in projects that encourage positivity on the Bangor campus as well as in the community. FMI – email colleen.coffey@maine.edu

The Bangor SGA exists to provide a place for students to bring forth campus related issues and concerns.  Join us as we discuss what we’re up to, how you can get involved, and how we’re responding to any current issues. FMI – email alissa.gervais@maine.edu

SGA Homepage

Rainbows is a club for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex and allied/asexual population of the University of Maine Augusta in Bangor and works to promote an environment of equality, understanding, and harmony for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions by providing campus-wide programs to raise awareness, educate, and also serves as a link between UMA Bangor and Bangor’s LGBTQIA community. FMI – email bettymh@maine.edu

The UMA Bangor Veteran Club advocates on behalf of student veterans by supporting veterans through comradery, involvement with on and off campus activities including the SGA, fundraising, trips, and social events. It also provides networking opportunities with the military community, builds relations with community members, and creates an environment where student veterans and student military service members can thrive. FMI- email jeffrey.sychterz@maine.edu

The UMA Community Garden Club’s main objective is to educate and bring people together. Visit the Garden page for more information.