Student Organizations

Looking to get involved in something new?

Joining a student organization is one of the most effective ways to find community and pursue your passions at UNI. By joining a student organization, you can:

  • form new friendships
  • meet others in your field of study
  • learn more about your career path
  • volunteer locally
  • find leadership opportunities
  • build your resume
  • ​make a difference during your time at UNI

Kinesiology Student Organizations

The UNI Movement and Exercise Science Club is an organization designed for students wanting to explore a career path in kinesiology and exercise science. We aim to create an environment that merges academics, community volunteering, career exploration, and fun. Our club holds regular meetings, organizes professional development events, and recreation activities.

Faculty Advisor: Kelsey Bourbeau
President: Shelbie Chambers

The PE Club gives PE teaching majors access to great resources and networking opportunities in the field of physical education. Meetings occur twice a month and the faculty advisor and officers of the club will help facilitate. If you choose to join this club, you’ll gain access to SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) America where you can stay up-to-date with industry trends, find a wealth of materials and learn from other PE teaching professionals.

Faculty Advisor: Jim Hall & Kim Hurley
President: Alex Farmer

The Sport and Exercise Psychology Club (SEPC) is for students who are interested in sport psychology, want to learn more about the field, and get connected. The SEPC hosts monthly meetings to talk about careers in sport psychology, how to apply to graduate schools, listen to guest speakers, discuss research on sport performance, as well as volunteer opportunities in the Cedar Valley.

Faculty Advisor: Mick Mack
President: Alexis Edmundson

Orchesis is a UNI dance company of students interested in pursuing the choreography, performance and production of ballet, jazz, modern and tap dance styles. Current and prospective students who would like to join Orchesis must audition and, if accepted, commit to taking dance technique classes twice a week and participating in a 15-minute weekly business meeting. Additionally, there are opportunities for members to get involved in the local community through dance, choreograph routines and/or join the leadership team.

Faculty Advisor: Cindy Herndon