Getting involved on campus is easy! With over 400 student organizations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale truly has something for everyone. By participating in clubs and organizations, students not only build on the material covered in class, but make valuable personal contacts and friendships that will last a life time.
In the College of Agricultural Sciences, there are over 30 clubs and organizations that students can join. Most groups have open membership, regardless of major. So what are you waiting for? Come and join in the fun!
Explore some of the clubs and organizations listed below that students in the Forestry Department like to join. Follow the link to for a complete list of COAS Student Clubs and Organizations.
- Agricultural Student Advisory Council [Ag Council]
- Alpha Gamma Rho
- Alpha Zeta
- American Water Resources Association
- Fire Dawgs
- Forestry Club
- Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences [MANRRS]
- NWTF SIU Longspurs
- Saluki Heritage Interpreters [SHI]
- Sigma Alpha Sorority
- Society of American Foresters
- Wildlife Society
- Xi Sigma Pi
Beautiful Southern Illinois also offers many opportunities to get away from it all while exploring the many attractions, state and national parks, and various other sites within a short drive from campus. You can spent time at a lake or go for a boat ride without even leaving campus. If a swimming pool is more your style, take a trip to the University Recreation Center. With its Olympic size swimming pool, two tracks, rock climbing wall and various workout equipment, you are sure to find something to help you relax. The Student Recreation Center here at Southern is free to all students, and with the completion of its new addition, it is one of the most unique and largest facilities of its kind in the nations that is completely dedicated to student health and wellness.
Visit the Student Involvement and Leadership Development website to learn more about Southern's Registered Student Organizations, Greek Life, or to discover additional groups that students can become involved with.