The purpose of student organizations at Willamette University is to provide opportunities for the enhancement of academic, cultural, social and recreational aspects of student life through participation in group programs and activities. Every Willamette student has the opportunity to become involved in campus organizations!
Student organizations fall into one of ten categories. To browse student organizations, select a category below.
ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA
Contact Rebecca Brownlee & Advisor: Monique Bourque
This organization is a national freshman honor society for those with a minimum 3.5 g.p.a. This honorary encourages superior scholastic achievement among students during their first year in institutions of higher education, promotes intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning and assists students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.
Contact Connor McDonald & Advisor: Robert Chenault
Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service, established in 1918.
MU PHI EPSILON
Contact Madison Hall & Advisor: Crystal Zimmerman
This is a professional music fraternity that seeks to promote musicianship, scholarship, and friendship through service to the University and the community. Mu Phi Epsilon aims to advance music throughout the world and to develop awareness that artistic gifts are to be shared with others. There is a g.p.a. requirement and potential members must be invited to join this fraternity.
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS
Contact Jordon Henderson & Advisor: Elizabeth Walsh
This honor society recognizes the outstanding achievement of first and second year students & encourages them to get involved in the community.
ORDER OF OMEGA
Contact Marin Harris & Advisor: Lisa Holliday
This is a national honorary society, open to juniors and seniors, that recognizes members of fraternities and sororities who have excelled in academics, campus involvement and community service. Order of Omega membership is awarded through application and invitation.
PHI BETA KAPPA
Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest academic honor society. Its mission is to foster and to recognize excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Students are elected to Phi Beta Kappa as seniors (a small number may be elected as juniors) based on scholarly achievement, broad cultural interest and good character. Members of the WU chapter, Delta of Oregon, base selection largely on an adjusted g.p.a. considering also departmental recommendations and academic honors. Membership is by invitation only.
TRI BETA BIOLOGICAL HONOR SOCIETY
Contact Maya Kaup & Advisor: David Craig
This is a national honor society for students of the biological sciences. It will strive to increase knowledge of biological matters through active pursuit of speakers and field trips, and shall encourage students to pursue research and scholarship.