Student Organizations

Students in the College of Letters & Sciences know that learning extends beyond the classroom. That's why they are actively involved in a wide range of honorary societies and professional student associations.

In addition to serving as a social outlet, our student organizations give you the opportunity to develop leadership skills, network with other students and professionals in your field, learn more about your chosen career, and participate in a wide range of exciting activities and events. For example:

The Society of Physics Students is planning a trip to the 100-year-old Yerkes Observatory in Chicago to examine one of the largest research telescopes in the world.

The Social Work Student Organization often brings speakers to campus, is active in volunteering in the community and surrounding communities, attends statewide conferences, and participates in field trips, such as a visit to Milwaukee to administer educational programs with inner-city youth.

Honorary Societies

Membership in honorary societies is by invitation and requires prospective members to meet specific academic criteria. Our honor societies include:

  • Beta Beta Beta Biology
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice
  • Sigma Tau Delta English
  • Pi Delta Phi French
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon Geography
  • Phi Alpha Theta History
  • Sigma Iota Rho International Studies
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science
  • Pre-Med Honor Society
  • Psi Chi Psychology
  • Alpha Delta Mu Social Work
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology
  • Sigma Delta Pi Spanish
  • Delta Phi Alpha German

Professional Student Associations

Membership in professional student associations is open to all students in the College. Some of the associations have state and national affiliations, which provide a comprehensive events program. The professional associations are:

  • Student Anthropology Association
  • Student American Chemistry Society Affiliate
  • French Club
  • UW-Whitewater Geology Club
  • German Club
  • Student Math Association
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Law Society
  • Student Psychology Association
  • Social Work Student Organization
  • Sociology & Anthropology Student Association
  • Spanish Club
  • Law Enforcement Organization
  • Mixed Race Student Union


College of Letters & Sciences
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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

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