Activities and Organizations

With more than 50 different ways to get involved at Dominican University, there is something for everyone. Here is a list of student organizations, club sports, intramurals and leadership programs.

Clubs & Organizations

Departmental Organizations

  • Advancing in Business and Economic Leadership (ABEL)
  • DU Chemical Society
  • Education Club
  • Eco Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Graduate School of Social Work Student Association
  • Library Information Science Student Association
  • Math Club
  • Nutrition Club
  • Psychology Club
  • SpeakEasy

 Cultural and Ethnic Organizations

  • Black Student Union
  • CIAO (Italian Organization)
  • Dominican University Filipino Association (DUFA)
  • Organization of Latin American Students (OLA)
  • Polish Club

Special Interest Organizations

  • Amnesty International
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU)
  • Common Ground (LGBT student group)
  • Commuter Student Association (CSA)
  • Curtain Call (Theater)
  • Domestic Abuse Stops Here (DASH)
  • F/11 Camera Club
  • First in the Family
  • Noteworthy
  • Poetry Club
  • Resident Student Association (RSA)
  • SERVE (service club)
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Student Government Association
  • Team KIVA

Recreation and Fitness

Dominican's fitness facilities include a 1,200-seat basketball/volleyball gymnasium with suspended running track, freshly renovated fitness center with weight room and locker room, racquetball court, tennis courts and softball, baseball and soccer fields.

The Student Involvement office supports club sports, intramural activities, and fitness classes with funding and organizational resources.

Recreation and Intramural sports

  • Basketball tournaments
  • Bowling nights (off campus)
  • Dance Team
  • Dodgeball Tournament
  • Fitness classes (yoga, zumba and cardio kickboxing)
  • Football Tournament (Turkey Bowl)

Leadership Opportunities

Develop your leadership skills

  • Participant in Emerging Leaders program, a semester-long leadership program with a retreat, workshops and speakers.
  • TORCH Orientation Leader and be a part of the summer orientation process for new first-year and transfer students.
  • Student Ambassador, meeting with prospective students about what life is like at Dominican.
  • Peer Educator, helping educate the campus about a variety of topics related to health and wellness.
  • Take an officer role in a student organization.
  • Join the Student Government Association.
  • Attend a leadership speaker workshop.