Recognized Student Organizations
There are currently over 100 recognized student organizations at Luther College. For a complete listing with contact information go to our Recognized Student Organizations page.
Interested in joining a student organization at Luther? Fill out our Organization Membership Interest Form to get in contact with one or more organizations at the same time.
- Departmental clubs encourage socialization among students with similar interests and present programs and guest speakers on special topics.
- Men may participate in 10 intercollegiate sports and women compete in nine. Club sports include rugby and ultimate frisbee for men and women; 70 percent of the student body is involved in an extensive intramural and recreational services program. Cheerleading also contributes to the athletic experience at Luther.
- Radio station KWLC-AM, Chips student newspaper, Pioneer yearbook, and Oneota Review literary magazine.
- A wide variety of organizations are available for students interested in music participation, including seven choirs, eight bands, and several student-led informal ensembles. A typical theatre/dance season (open to all students regardless of major) includes three to four faculty-directed shows, a variety of student-initiated studio projects, events produced for special occasions, and residencies by visiting artists. Opportunities at Luther also include unique leadership and service opportunities, including college ministries. These cultural, educational, social and recreational activities are an integral part of the living-learning community at Luther.
- Upperclassmen may choose to be members of one of Luther's four active local social organizations to grow socially and be of service to the larger Luther community. Three women's societies and one men's brotherhood comprise the four total organizations. Luther also has an active chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, a national coed service fraternity.
- Students may be elected to societies recognizing excellence in the liberal arts, anthropology, communication, social work, economics, history, music, mathematics, psychology, Spanish, physics, English, nursing, biology, and French.
- Student Senate is the primary means for students' participation in the governance of the Luther College community. Their mission is to serve the Luther students and student organizations by providing them with resources to achieve their goals and to connect faith with learning and service with responsibility. Senate has 28 student representatives elected each spring.
- SAC offers a variety of cultural, educational, social, and recreational activities for all students. An executive board, consisting of a president, vice-president, historian, and 10 co-chaired committees, maintain the sense of purpose and excellence in the programs offered by the council.
- The intramural program provides opportunities to participate in team sports such as softball, basketball, broom hockey, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and flag football, cross country ski club, as well as individual sports that include badminton, pickleball, racquetball, table tennis, and tennis. Recreational organizations and club activities include skiing, rock climbing, camping, hiking, biking, rugby, ultimate frisbee, and aerobic exercise (water and land).
- There are currently over 100 recognized student organizations at Luther College. Organizations listed below are those with websites.