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Student Clubs and Publications

Marymount University encourages students to take an active role in student organizations, and supports a variety of clubs and organizations to meet the needs and interests of its students.

Club Leaders: Use the Student Activities Calendar and Website Template

There are opportunities to participate in the Student Government Association, groups that plan entertainment activities, student clubs, and student publications.

To view policies for the formation or conduct of a student club or organization, click here.

ENTERTAINMENT

  • The Activities Programming Board plans and implements a variety of events such as comedy nights, movies, theme parties, dances, music concerts, coffee houses, trips to off-campus events and places of interest, Family Weekend entertainment, and the annual semi-formal ball.
  • The Co-Curricular Council includes a representative from each student organization and represents the extracurricular interests of the student body. The Council encourages its members to plan a wide range of activities to serve the student body. Members of the Co-Curricular Council also help plan major campus events such as Club Fairs, SpringFest, and participate in events such as HalloweenFest.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

  • African Caribbean Student Association- The purpose of this club is to enable the student body at Marymount University to explore the diversity of African and Caribbean culture.
  • Art Club - promotes greater awareness of Marymount University's fine arts program, sponsors field trips to area art exhibits, and serves the community at large through artistic expression.
  • Black Student Alliance (BSA) - plans and organizes programs that promote awareness of Black history and culture and promotes interests of minority students.
  • Blue Crew - promotes good sportsmanship and increases school spirit by supporting Marymount University Athletics through participation in a variety of skits and cheers.
  • Blue Harmony - is a singing group of Marymount students that perform a variety of music including pop, jazz, a cappella, classical, blues, gospel and show-tunes. Auditions are held in the early fall and spring semesters.
  • Business Club - works to enhance the educational experience of business students through company site visits, panel discussions, networking events, mentoring programs, and involvement in the larger community through public service.
  • Campus Ministry Association (CMA) - plans and promotes retreats, prayer and penance services, social action programs and other religious and social activities. CMA encourages fellowship among students of all faiths on campus and with Catholic student organizations locally and nationally.
  • Cheerleading Team - promotes and upholds team spirit for Marymount University by performing at sporting events and competing in national competitions.
  • Chess Club- To promote the game of chess and encourage recognition of the sporting, and intellectual qualities of the game.
  • College Democrats/College Republicans - encourage participation in the major political parties and enhance campus understanding of the governmental process. Funds are not used to promote political candidates.
  • Commuter Advisory Board (CAB) - provides a voice for commuter students' needs and interests on campus.
  • Marymount Dance Team - supports student interest in contemporary dance and provides dance performance at campus events including basketball games.
  • Fashion Club - promotes the professional development of students interested in fashion through participation in fashion shows and speakers.
  • Fitness Club - provides opportunities for different types of exercise and educates students and staff about ways to promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Gaming Club- enhances the Marymount community through events that allow students, faculty, and staff a structured means of participating in various types of games.
  • Global Charity Project (GCP) - engages in fundraising for both domestic and international projects focusing on sustainable development and thereby instilling a sense of alturism and charity in the Marymount community.
  • 12 Point (Graphic Design Club) - provides students with opportunities to explore and understand the graphic design industry through various practical projects and field-oriented programs.
  • Health and Wellness Student Association - gives its members networking opportunities, internship and job experiences, and community involvement in health and fitness.
  • History Club - encourages students to take advantage of Marymount's proximity to the the richness of historical locations in the area. The club sponsors trips to The Library of Congress, Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town Alexandria, Mount Vernon, and nearby Civil War Battlefields.
  • Interior Design Association (IDA) - enhances the professional development of Interior Design students.
  • International Club - promotes cross-cultural understanding through planning social, cultural and educational activities, including International Week.
  • Latino Student Association (LSA) - familiarizes the campus community with the Latino culture through special programs, engages in service projects within the DC Metropolitan Latino community, and strengthens ties between Latino students and Marymount University.
  • Muslim Student Association (MSA) - supports Muslin students on campus and provides the overall Marymount community with educational programming regarding the Islamic faith. The Muslim Student Association is an affiliate of a national organization.
  • Psychology Club - broadens the student body's awareness of Psychology and Mental Health issues through community service, outreach, and various activities.
  • Residence Hall Association (RHA) - sponsors and supports activities that promote community among us.
  • Student Government Association (SGA) - serves as the official representatives of the student body.
  • Student Nurses Association - plans activities that enhance the professional development of the nursing students.
  • Student Physical Therapy Association - provides students at the graduate level with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in physical therapy. They are an affiliate of the national organization.
  • Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) - provides the opportunity to explore education as a profession; to evaluate their own aptitudes, capabilities, and interests as prospective educators; and seeks to interest others in education as a profession.
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) - promotes free-market economy and entrepreneurship through special projects benefiting the campus and surrounding community; competes in regional, national, and international competitions.
  • Theatre One2One - performs everything from professional main stage productions to improvisation shows. The club and its members are involved in every aspect of production from lights, sound, and set construction to directing and publicity.

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

  • The Banner - is the University's student newspaper that covers campus, national, and international news and events.
  • blueInk - is the annual publication of student writing, art, and photography.
  • Yearbook - is an annual publication that features campus events, students, faculty, and staff.