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Campus Life at Southwest Baptist University

Student Clubs and Organizations

SBU offers more than 40 different student clubs and organizations to enrich your college experience. These range from academic-based groups and honor societies to student leadership opportunities to just plain fun based on similar interests. Pick a few and get involved! Don't see something you're looking for? You can always start your own club or organizations! Questions? Contact Nathan Penland, Director of Student Activities, at (417) 328-1828 or

Academic and Professional Organizations

Accounting Club
Alpha Chi (academic honor society)
Association for Computing Machinery
Baptist Association of Christian Educators
Behavioral Science Club
Biology Club
Chinese Club
Chi Sigma Theta (theatre)
Delta Mu Delta (business)
Institute of Management Accountants
National Association for Music Educators Collegiate
Phi Alpha (social work)
Phi Eta Sigma (freshman honor society)
Pre-Health Society
Psi Chi (psychology)
Run2Win (peer academic mentoring)
SBU Ambassadors
SCJS - Sociology and Criminal Justice Society
Social Work Club
Student Missouri State Teachers Association
Theta Alpha Kappa (theology)

Spiritual Life and Ministry

Christian Service Organization
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
K-Life SBU
Student-led Ministry Teams
University Missions

Performance Groups

Forensics - speech and debate team

Bolivar Community Chorus
Brass Ensembles
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Singers
Concert Choir
Higher Ground
Jazz Ensemble
Masterworks Chorus
Opera Workshop
Pep Band
Percussion Ensemble
String Quartet
Wind Symphony
Woodwinds Ensemble

Social Awareness

College Republicans
Habitat for Humanity
International Club
International Justice Mission

Student Leadership

Residence Hall Association
Student Association
Student Athlete Advisory Council
University Activities Council
Welcome Week

Other Interests

Black Student Union
Fencing Club
Infuse Radio
Intramural Sports
Longboarding Club
Omnibus (student newspaper)
Society of Veterans
Strategic Games Club
Ultimate Frisbee Club