Clubs & Organizations
There are hundreds of student clubs and organizations across campus. UCCS Student Life provides various ways to connect and engage with your peers, including student activities, fraternities and sororities, volunteer opportunities, leadership programs and more.
The College of Business also sponsors several business-oriented clubs and organizations.
Business Clubs & Organizations
Accounting Honor Society
The Accounting Honor Society is an honorary and professional organization for students of accountancy. Its stated purpose includes recognition of outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, promotion of the study and practice of accounting, provision of opportunities for self-development and association among members, and encouragement of a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. The organization seeks to develop its members' professionalism through career-oriented, social, and community activities.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools. Membership recognizes the academic excellence of an AACSB accredited school and the top students graduating from AACSB programs.
Inducted as students, BGS members go on to serve in leadership roles in all business sectors - corporate, entrepreneurial, government, non-profit, and academia. Members currently reside in all 50 U. S. states and more than 190 countries.
Beta Gamma Sigma is a proud member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).
- Lifetime recognition
- Alumni networking
- Scholarship programs
- Student Leadership Forum
- Beta-Link On-Line Community
- Lifelong Learning through BGS publications
At UCCS College of Business, to be eligible for membership, the academic ranking of those being considered must place them in the upper ten percent of the baccalaureate degree graduating class or upper twenty percent of the master’s degree graduating class. While almost 300,000 students receive bachelor's or master's degrees in business in the U.S. each year, only about 19,000 students are elected to membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.
Students who meet eligibility for membership will receive a formal invitation from Beta Gamma Sigma in the graduating semester pending proper graduation checkout.
Delta Sigma Pi (Mu Chi Chapter)
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional, co-ed fraternity open to all business and economics students, of any standing or emphasis. Through this organization, members will meet others with similar interests, strengthen their networking skills, give back to the community, and prepare for the business world. Each semester, DSP sponsors many professional events like: "Marketing Yourself" workshops that cover resume and professional dressing tips, and the Career Networking Night that brings employers to the students! These activities are open to all UCCS students and help our students stand-out when applying for jobs and internships.
Learn more by visiting the official fraternity website.
Finance Honor Society
The mission of the Finance Club is to provide a resource for current students to successfully pursue careers in finance and finance related fields. The club seeks to fulfill its role to our members by developing not only technical skills needed in the field, but also to develop our members socially and academically. As a club, we will strive to give our members the tools they will need to lead successful lives as finance professionals. Our goal as the UCCS Finance Club is to:
- Increase the skill set of the members to become better candidates in their future careers
- Foster community partnerships with the financial industry in town
- Provide access to alumni, guest speakers, and networking events for a further knowledge of the industry
- Help creating networking opportunities in order to help our members find internships and career opportunities
- Develop the necessary professional skills through workshops and interview preparation for the financial industry.
If you have interest in the Finance Honor Society, please contact Professor Gordon Stringer at email@example.com
UCCS AMA - The UCCS American Marketing Association is a growing campus club that is focused on fostering connections on and off campus through AMA and community events, learning relevant skills and job smarts from experienced professionals, and being involved in projects giving students direct experience in marketing. Anyone is welcome to attend events and meetings, and AMA membership is available to those who want to become more active members in this valuable network.
Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the leading voice of the human resource profession, representing the interests of over 60,000 professional and 6,000 student members around the world.
SHRM provides its members with educational and informational services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation, and publications that equip human resource professionals for their roles as leaders and decision-makers within their organizations. The society is a founding member and Secretariat of the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA), which links human resource associations in 55 nations.
As a national student member of the society, you will learn about the "real world" of human resource management (HRM) through award-winning publications and educational opportunities. Join one of over 300 student chapters located at colleges and universities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Participate in activities that will build your knowledge of the HR field while developing valuable leadership and organizational skills. Through interaction with local HR professionals, you will make contacts today that could help you find a job tomorrow.
Sound interesting? If you are a Human Resources major, then it should. SHRM has over two dozen listed benefits and services for its members, including:
- Information resources
- Networking opportunities
- International Access
For more information on the UCCS Student SHRM club, please contact the club faculty advisor, Professor John Milliman, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport Management Activities Committee (SMAC)
We are a club specifically for Sport Management students. We host various events throughout the school year for students including contests with rewards such as t-shirts and free food. As a club in the College of Business at UCCS, our mission is to build a strong network between sport management students and the community. Our goal is to help sport management students maintain the required GPA as well as be successful and professional in the business environment. Check out our latest activities on our Facebook page.
Student Center for Public Trust
The Student Center for Public Trust (StudentCPT) at UCCS is part of a national network of college students who demonstrate a commitment to ethical leadership. The UCCS chapter provides all students from all majors with opportunities to participate in training sessions, conferences, community service and business ethics competitions.
Our chapter is supported by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS and the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT), which has staff and resources available to help our chapter maximize its effectiveness. The UCCS StudentCPT board works to create opportunities for students to network with the business community and learn how to use their involvement to enhance marketing themselves in the job market after graduation.