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Student Groups, Programs and Opportunities

Students in the College of Biological Sciences are encouraged to get involved and enrich their academic experience through co-curricular experiences outside the classroom. Explore student groups, CBS student leadership roles, and more.


Student Groups and Programs

  • Student Organizations for CBS Students — These student organizations are considered to be of high-interest to CBS students, offering opportunities for learning and engagement related to academic majors and career paths commonly associated with the study of life sciences.
  • Identity-Based-Programs — Might be of particular interest to BIPOC students, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and additional intersecting identities.
  • Affinity Groups — Groups exist for Black Students, Indigenous Students, and Students of Color, International Students and LGBTQ+ Students. Group members are encouraged to connect via the Google Group between meetings.
  • Biology House — Consider joining this unique living learning community as a first-year student.
  • Remote Volunteer Opportunities — While COVID-19 has cancelled many in-person opportunities, there are ways to engage online.

Student Leadership Roles 

Leadership gives students an opportunity to create change and is a quality that employers and professional schools look for in graduates. Explore how how you can get involved and hone those skills during your time in CBS.