Academic Clubs & Special Interests
Taylor offers a broad array of academic and recreational clubs—there’s something for everyone! You’ll get to collaborate, network, and have fun with peers who share your interests, hobbies, and passions. Whether you have a talent for debates or a knack for improv, there is a club for you and a chance to grow closer to fellow students, faculty, and your calling.
Alpha Pi Iota
This pre-healthcare club is open to any student interested in going into a healthcare field. Facilitated by a practicing medical doctor, Alpha Pi Iota allows you to focus on medical ethics, prepare for the MCAT, share summer research experiences, hear from health care professionals, and talk about graduate-level health care programs.
American Chemistry Society
Chemistry majors are able to join Taylor’s chapter of the American Chemistry Society, the premier governing organization in the field of chemistry.
Cybersecurity majors and other interested students meet for a student-run cybersecurity club and compete against other schools, where each team must patch their vulnerable programs while attempting to exploit the other teams’ vulnerabilities.
Delight Women’s Ministries invites women into Christ-centered community that fosters vulnerability and transforms stories. Gatherings include prayer, Bible studies, and special events.
Enactus seeks to serve local communities through entrepreneurial activity. Students learn to use their business knowledge to promote sustainable growth through team-based projects. Enactus students enter business ideas related to finance, supply chain, marketing, and social responsibility into national competitions.
Put Philosophical knowledge into action with the Ethics Bowl Team as they debate culturally relevant ethical cases. Our team competes against Big 10 and Ivy League schools and makes Nationals almost every year—including winning the National Championship in 2015.
Flannery O’Connor Society
Develop research, interview, and writing skills by contributing to The Flannery O’Connor Society’s blog, an outlet that encourages and supports the literary study of Flannery O’Connor and her creative work. It also keeps track of where O’Connor appears in the media and academic journals. Dr. Colleen Warren, Professor of English, is Vice President of the national society and provides students a direct connection to the society’s work.
International Justice Mission
Taylor students have recently formed their own chapter of International Justice Mission. This international organization serves in developing countries and attempts to protect innocent individuals from being exploited. They work against slavery, sex trafficking, sexual violence, police brutality, land theft, and citizen rights abuse all around the world. Taylor’s IJM seeks to advocate for the international company’s mission through prayer and fundraising.
IXL CLub (Investing in Excellence)
Investing Excellence (IXL) gives students the opportunity to engage with and learn from the Student Managed Investment Fund (i.e. Endowment Teams), seeking to glorify God in our faithful stewardship of His money. Open to all Taylor students, the IXL Club incorporates all aspects of the business curriculum, putting into practice security selection and asset allocation, all while applying a biblical framework to investment decisions. Students meet regularly to review current news and economic events, portfolio allocation changes, and buy/sell side reports.
Kappa Delta Pi
Education majors can join 1.2 million education students from across the globe in this exclusive, international honor society. Students network, attend seminars, initiate service projects, gain access to scholarships and grants, mentor others, and much more.
Taylor’s Math Club allows Mathematics majors to interact and create deep, spiritual relationships outside of the classroom. Math Club sponsors a variety of events, including department picnics, game nights, holiday parties, and meals.
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is one of the nation’s premier history fraternities. In addition to enriching students’ intellectual experiences by exposing them to speakers, readings, and community gatherings, membership in Phi Alpha Theta will assist them in gaining admittance to graduate schools and earning job interviews with employers.
Not just for Psychology majors, the Psychology Club provides a space for both students and faculty to work together and provide meaningful experiences through service-learning projects, academic and informational meetings, and social events. Weekly club meetings sometimes feature guest speakers who talk about psychology basics, career paths, and master’s degree opportunities.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
PRSSA aids students by enhancing their education, broadening their networks, and launching their careers. As a member, you’ll meet communications industry professionals, tour notable agencies, and job-shadow PR professionals. PRSSA also offers scholarship opportunities.
This comedy improv club exists to make you laugh! The club enlists witty students who are quick on their feet to host interactive shows throughout the year. Join this team of comedians in their weekly practices and bring laughter to campus.
Society for Human Resource Management
The Taylor University SHRM Student Chapter is a professional development, service-oriented organization that allows student members to develop skills that are valuable for resumes. We partner with organizations on campus to provide additional manpower at events, as well as hold our own events such as Learning to Network, Navigating LinkedIn, and more.
Stewards of Creation
This student-led group helps connect people on campus to their role in caring for creation, takes part in cleanup efforts, and pursues long-lasting impacts in stewardship of the Earth.
Students for Education on Neuro-Diversity (SEND)
SEND is committed to ending the stigma on neurodiversity and encouraging good mental health and wellbeing.
TU Pilots brings multiple majors together to fly drones and work with remote control planes. Students learn about building and programming drones, the aerodynamics of how drone flying, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) flight. TU Pilots is now in the initial phases of adding drone racing to the club’s opportunities.