Student Affairs is dedicated to making sure your college experience is an enjoyable one! Between student organizations, programming, residential life, athletics, campus departments, and everything in between, there is always something to do on campus.
Organizations are a vital part of the University of the Ozarks. With over 30 student-led organizations, there is a place for you at Ozarks! Organizations range from special interest groups to religious organizations to academic organizations and much, much more!
For more information, contact Taylor Plugge, Director of Student Engagement.
Club Officers can utilize the Club Officer Manual throughout the academic year to provide key policies and procedures, important deadlines and events, and outlined guidelines related to fundraising, event implementation, marketing guidelines, etc.
Clubs and Organizations
Black Student Union (BSU)
Aims to foster a safe environment for diverse students. BSA works to build leaders, promote unity, and contribute to overall student success. We serve the Ozarks community through hosing cultural, educational, and social initiatives.
Caribbean Student Union (CSU)
Promotes Caribbean culture around the community. We promote our culture through different activities.
Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM)
A group of young adults who work together in strengthening their faith through sharing about their lives and being in community with one another.
A Christian organization that strives to lead students and community members to the love of Christ through Spirit-filled meetings that involve studying the Bible, worship, and fellowship. We, as an organization, value our campus community and strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus for all who cross our paths.
Baptist Campus Ministries
Dedicated to bridging the gap between the Baptist Churches and students in Clarksville. They provide lunch every Monday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the BCM house at the bottom of the King/Smith hill and worship on Thursday nights at 9:00 pm.
Hispanic Student Association
Promotes an opportunity for students of a Hispanic/Latino background to be better acquainted, have a space to develop and practice their traditions, and to showcase the importance of Hispanic/Lainto culture to the Ozarks campus community.
Ozarks chess club
The Ozarks Chess Club will provide organized chess training and tournaments environment for competitive-minded club members in order to build a positive friendship environment and to engage students in extracurricular activities.
Ozarks Mathematical Society (OMS)
Dedicated to building interest in mathematics, physics, and computer science on Ozarks campus by exposing students to different and interesting topics within these subject areas. OMS strives to further students’ understanding of mathematical topics already known in a fun environment.
Students Without Borders
Encourages cultural awareness and inclusion with the student body at University of the Ozarks.
Mediarks Visual Arts Club
Harbor an environment of creativity through media by integrating videography, media writing, and production techniques in a conducive environment.
Ozarks Philosophical Symposium
Provides a place for intellectual debate by fostering open forum discussion on past and present philosophical and political ideals, off campus speakers, and an essay competition.
EP is responsible for providing a well-rounded and dynamic campus programming plan consisting of social, educational, cultural, and recreational activities for all University of the Ozarks students to enjoy. Throughout the semester, Eagle Productions will be hosting numerous programs for students to participate in. These programs will give students a chance to get involved on campus, grow in leadership skills, and develop meaningful connections with all of the campus community.
A place to explore the different tastes of the world on Ozarks campus. They hope to bring together students within the University community to discuss, explore and share their knowledge in the domain of food. The club offers opportunities for students to discover new cultures and help members grow socially and culturally through meetings and events.
Presents students with a bridge to a professional environment where they are empowered to be innovative and intuitive whilst positively affecting lives and solving problems through entrepreneurial action. Enactus takes pride in maintaining a presence at Nationals in Kansas City, MO, and at the World Cup, which has a different location each year.
The University’s one and only anime/gaming club! We offer a welcoming and friendly environment for students to get together to enjoy video games, board games, anime and other activities as a means to unwind and improve our students’ quality of life!
An ACS approved chapter. Although we are the chemistry club, individuals from all fields of study are welcome. Ozarks Alchemists promote scientific knowledge throughout the campus and local community by organizing activities, conferences, community service, and more!
An LGBTQIA+ club that seeks to foster understanding and promote inclusion on the Ozarks campus and in the larger community. This club welcomes any and all interested parties, including allies or questioning persons.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Dedicated to reaching athletes, coaches and students focusing on student athlete growth and leadership skills. FCA is primarily centered around student athletes, but is not a restricted membership organization. The organization also focuses on the world impact of Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.
O.S.E.A. – Ozarks Student Education Association
Designed for the networking and fellowship of all who love education. Members of the organization participate in community service in local schools and job preparation seminars to better understand the world of education. It is their main goal to change the world one student at a time.
Utilizes the universally prevalent means of music to resonate with members of all cultural and ethic cohorts, facilitating a forum of enjoyment and entertainment via melody, rhythms, and beats.
Ozarks Historical Association
Brings together students within the University community to discuss historical events, current events, and popular culture renditions of historical periods in a safe and supportive environment.
Young Republicans of the Ozarks
Dedicated to sharing modern politics and helping students at the University of the Ozarks become more politically aware.
Made to inspire members to start their own business while engaging in monthly activities such as workshops, speeches, company visits, and social gatherings that will help turn their ideas into projects.
Student Government Association
The purpose of this Student Government shall be to further the interests of the student body, encourage students to develop leadership qualities, encourage students to exemplify qualities of responsible citizenship, function cooperatively with other constituent bodies to achieve the mission and purpose of the University, improve students’ physical, social, and cultural welfare, provide official channels through which students’ opinions may be expressed, represent students’ perspective of campus life, and keep the student body informed on relevant issues.
Yele Dance Club
A place to explore the different The main goal is to help fellow students feel a sense of belonging through different dance styles and cultures.
Ozarks Biological Society (OBS)
Encourages academic excellence and empowers members to expand academic interests. We create an environment where students can share their findings and interest in the sciences.
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
Dedicated to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing its members for careers in business and other business-related fields. Phi Beta Lambda state competition participation complements members’ academic experience, providing the opportunity for valuable professional development, networking, and career development experiences.
Aims to increase environmental concern among students and the wider Clarksville community through sustainable initiatives and activities.
Designed to stimulated interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in the biological sciences.
Promotes creative writing on the Ozarks campus and provides opportunities for members to improve their own writing. Wordsmiths sponsors a variety of events on campus, including a reading of horror-themed works for Halloween, a poetry delivery service on Valentine’s Day, and activities celebrating National Poetry Month throughout April.
An organization based on singing, dancing, and other performing arts skills. Performances held by the Glee Club include group songs and complied solo pieces. Their main goal is to promote a positive and supportive environment to which students can express themselves through music and performance.
OZK Campus Ministry
Multi-denominational campus ministry designed to bring the campus community together to build relationships with one another and God through a variety of activities, devotionals, and service projects.
Ozarks Humane Society
A student organization dedicated to helping local animals both at Needy Paws Animal shelter and the greater Clarksville community while forging connections between community and the University.
OzArts Art Club
Promotes artistic excellence among the University of the Ozarks art students, increase cultural awareness among all students of the University, and increase recognition efforts of the Art Department and it’s students.
Ozarks Psychology Club
Increases awareness, compassion, and understanding of mental illness within the campus community, as well as help eliminate the stigma of mental illness.
Young Democrats of the Ozarks
Dedicated to educating, informing, and stimulating discussion among the Ozarks’ community members regarding Democratic policy reform and current events and debates.
To lead a group of students to become fully followers of Christ regardless of their religious backgrounds. Their mission is to accept, love, and serve God and each other in our community.
Women’s Empowerment Club
It shall be the purpose of Women’s Empowerment Club to broaden students’ understanding of current issues and historical marks while providing an educational, safe, and judgement-free space. The mission of Women’s Empowerment Club is to support and empower women in the community through education, engagement, and volunteerism.
Browsed through the above list of student groups and want to join a few?! Listed below you will find the club officers for each of the clubs and organizations. Please feel free to reach out to them via Ozarks email to learn more about the student group and ways to join!
|Club and Organization||President and Vice President|
|Baptist Campus Ministries||Dakota Whistance; Garrett Houston|
|Black Student Union||Kandice McClure; Djouberg Mingot|
|Catholic Campus Ministry||Sara Ambrocio Paque; Isabella Matute|
|Carribean Student Union||Fred Milord; Brickshane Tucker|
|Chi Alpha||Katherine Barnwell; Lea Terrell|
|CulturNary Club||Nelcica Therassens; Maria Reyes|
|Eagle Productions||Karlee McCaghren; Victoria Lopez|
|Entrepreneurship Club||Devis Garces Diaz; Odalis Garcia|
|Fellowship of Christian Athletes||Blake Benson; Hannah Smith|
|Esports Club||Madison (Max) Boyles; Jared Hollowell|
|Hispanic Student Association||Daniela Flores; Katherine Martinez|
|LionHeart Ministry||Daniel Gomez; Victoria Lopez|
|Mediarks Visual Arts Club||Sade Seymour; Melvin Mendoza|
|O.S.E.A.||Jenny Schmitt; Andrea Macario Berben|
|Ozarks Alchemists||Twanesha Lightbourn; Andrea Casco|
|Ozarks Biological Society||Sara Ambrocio Paque; Candace Rogers|
|OZK Campus Ministry||Abby Asencio; Laura Allcon|
|Ozarks Chess Club||Vicente Vasquez Velasquez; Joseph Christman|
|Ozarks Historical Society||Kengor Nedgee Thermozier|
|Ozarks Humane Society||Camyren Antu; Breanna Davis|
|Ozarks Mathematical Society (OMS)||Nicolas Dunsworth; Katie Barnwell|
|Ozarks Philosophical Symposium||Ciara Boswell; Alexander Enz|
|Ozarks Psychology Club||Kandice McClure; Kennedy Goodnight|
|Ozarts Art Club||Aaliyah Knowles; Antalya Meals|
|Phi Beta Lambda||Isaias Ortiz; Juliana Busto|
|Planet Club||Justice White; Trenai LaFrance|
|Student Government Association||Candace Rogers; Johana Cabrera|
|Students Without Borders||Maria Reyes; Isabella Olarte|
|Women’s Empowerment Club||Odalis Garcia; Daisy Woodbury|
|Wordsmiths||Jelise Saunders; Kandice McClure|
|Yele Dance Club||Naila Pierre; Sarhitza Octavious|
|Young Democrats of the Ozarks||Jordon Henley; Katie Watson|
|Young Republicans of the Ozarks||Dakota Whistance|
Browsed through the student groups and couldn’t find a club or organization that fits your interests and want to create your own? We can help you with that! We require two completed forms for each new club or organization submission.
1. Complete the Petition to Seek Recognition
2. Develop a Constitution or Bylaws
3. Submit completed forms to the Director of Student Engagement, Taylor Plugge, at firstname.lastname@example.org.