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As a student at the College of Education, you may enhance your college experience by joining a student organization. Whether you are part-time or full-time, graduate or undergraduate, domestic or international — there is always an organization to help you connect with peers who share your interests or career goals.

Have questions about starting or joining a student organization? Ask the the friendly folks in the Office of Student Services for guidance. We are eager to get you plugged in!

NOTE: If you are a new organization and are seeking funding from student activity fees, you must contact the Office of Student Services by March 1 to be eligible for funds in the following academic year.

Register a Student Organization

Please refer to the UGA Center for Student Activities & Involvement for information on student organization registration.

Get Funding for a Student Org

Information regarding funding for student organizations can be found through the Tate Student Center and Business Services.

Department of Career and Information Studies

Career and Information Studies Graduate Association (CISGA)

The Career and Information Studies Graduate Association aims to foster relationships and communication between students and faculty in the Department of Career and Information Studies, establishing a community of shared knowledge and collaboration.

Faculty advisor: Ikseon Choi

Instructional Technology Student Association

This organization allows students to learn more about the field of instructional technology through contacts with fellow students, professors, alumni, and working professionals, and through participation in projects.

Faculty advisor: Gregory Clinton

Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education

CommunicAID+Nation

CommunicAID Nation enables individuals with communication disorders to access the world around them

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

We provide students in the fields of human communication sciences and disorders an opportunity to share ideas in assessment and treatment; provide information; provide community service and social interaction.

Faculty advisor: Alice Mary Sanderson

Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)

This professional organization promotes the advancement and education of all individuals with exceptional traits.

Faculty advisor: Allison U. Nealy

Department of Counseling and Human Development Services

Community Counseling Student Association (CCSA)

Organization for students receiving a master of education in professional counseling with an emphasis in community counseling. Student-run and focused on raising awareness of mental illness on college campus and in Athens community.

Faculty advisor: Georgia B. Calhoun

Counseling Psychology Student Association (CPSA)

This organization provides all graduate students in the counseling psychology program a place for supportive and growth-oriented opportunities for activities and discussion on issues pertinent to their academic and professional development.

Faculty advisor: Spencer Keith Morgan

Professional School Counseling Association

The mission of this organization is to prepare counselors who work in elementary, middle, and secondary schools and are educational leaders as well as self-reflective practitioners; serve as advocates for all students; understand and apply principles of group work in building school and community partnerships; and accept responsibility for improving educational practices through an active program of research and evaluation.

Faculty advisor: Jolie Daigle

Student Personnel Association of UGA (UGASPA)

This organization provides professional development, social, and philanthropic opportunities for graduate student affairs professionals.

Faculty advisor: Chris Linder

Department of Educational Psychology

Association of School Psychologists (ASP)

To advise the scholarly goals and professional interests of future school psychologists.

Faculty advisor: Scott Patrick Ardoin

Graduate Researchers in Educational Psychology

This organization fosters communication between graduate students and faculty in the Department of Educational Psychology and to encourage active participation in projects relating to fields represented in the department.

Faculty advisor: Michele Lease

Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA)

To promote and support the professional development of future middle level/grade teachers.

Faculty advisor: Kathy F. Thompson

Educational Theory and Practice Graduate Student Organization (ETAP-GSO)

We provide an opportunity for graduate students in the department's multiple emphasis areas to come together to share ideas, fellowship, and develop a scholarly community.

Faculty advisor: Kyunghwa Lee

Kappa Delta Epsilon (KDE)

The purpose of the organization is to promote pride in education as a career choice, recognize outstanding achievement, and foster growth in the educational community.

Faculty advisor: Beth Dekle Tolley

Minorities in Education (MIE)

Minorities in Education serves as an outlet and support system for underrepresented students in education and future educators in the College of Education

Faculty advisor: Stephanie Jones

Department of Kinesiology

Exercise is Medicine-On Campus (EIM-OC)

The Exercise is Medicine-On Campus organization works to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health. We encourage faculty, staff, and students to work together toward improving the health and well-being of the campus community.

Faculty advisor: Ellen M. Evans

Omega Tau

Omega Tau is a pre-professional organization for students pursuing a career in occupational therapy.

Faculty advisor: Christopher D. Mojock

Rho Tau

Rho Tau is a pre-physical therapy club open to any student interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy.

Sports Business Club (SBC)

The UGA Sports Business Club gives students opportunities to network with industry professionals and to find out about internships and other opportunities.

Faculty advisor: Thomas Alexander Baker III

Department of Language and Literacy Education

International Association of Reading Graduate Studies (IARGS)

We support the study of the teaching of reading.

Faculty advisor: Jennifer Graff

Journal of Language and Literacy Education (JoLLE)

This organization promotes the interchange of ideas among the literacy education community.

Faculty advisor: Peter Smagorinsky

Language and Literacy Education Graduate Organization (LLEGO)

The Language and Literacy Education Graduate Organization (LLEGO) is a vibrant and active student organization.

Faculty advisor: Sara B. Kajder

Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy

Lifelong Learning Association (UGALLA)

This organization provides a communication network to students, faculty, and professionals interested in lifelong learning. It also facilitates social/professional interaction among lifelong learners and supports adjunct learning experiences.

Faculty advisor: Aliki Nicolaides

Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Mathematics Education Student Association (MESA)

This organization provides a forum for the exchange and distribution of information and ideas pertaining to mathematics education.

Faculty advisor: Kevin C. Moore