Get Involved

Student clubs are a great way to get to know your classmates, get involved on campus and above all else, have fun!

Wondering when a particular club is meeting? View the events calendar to find club meeting times.
Don’t see one you like? Start your own club! Please fill out a student club application and return to student services.
Contact student services for information about a specific club.

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MOST ACTIVE STUDENT CLUBS AT UWS

Associated Student Body (ASB)

The purpose of the Associated Student Body (ASB) is to provide a formal organization through which the professional, academic and personal needs and interests of the students can be cooperatively represented and met. The ASB is composed of representatives from each class and elected officers. The ASB is funded through the student activity fee established by the university administration. ASB funds student groups, the student newspaper, The AXIS, and other on campus events such as the quarterly social, bagels week and students participating in local organized sporting events. ASB meetings are open to all students.

ASB 2017 Elections

Nominations for ASB president, vice president, treasurer and secretary are open for submission. Any UWS student is eligible to nominate a candidate. The candidate must be a current UWS student, have a 2.5 GPA, and will be continually enrolled for the summer 2017- spring 2018 quarters. Please email nominations to Catherine Kanda at ckanda@students.uws.edu.

Nomination submissions are due April 14, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Voting and elections will begin  April 18 and candidates will be announced May 2.

Below are the descriptions of each position, if nominated or curious for more information per position please contact the current ASB executives.

President: Jennifer Lanzer
Vice President: Christine Pyle
Treasurer: Ross Robarge
Secretary: Katie Kanda

President
1. To preside at ASB meetings.
2. To ensure the implementation of programs and policies adopted by the ASB.
3. To represent the Student Body to the Institution Administration, the Board of Trustees, the professional community and the general public.
4. To work with the student services department as the primary ASB liaison.
5. To meet with Student Services or other designated UWS administrator on a scheduled and regular basis, and as needed.

Vice President
1. To perform the duties of the president in his/her absence.
2. To coordinate student representation on institution administrative committees in adherence with Administrative Policy.
3. To solicit specific proposals and ideas for the improvement of the institution from ASB membership.

Treasurer
1. To develop and implement an annual budget for all ASB activities, subject to the approval of the ASB Council, for submission to the UWS administration.
2. To present a financial summary to the ASB at the end of each term.
3. To review all requests for funds presented to the ASB and to give recommendations to the Council as to their fiscal feasibility.
4. To coordinate and maintain records of all financial activities of the ASB according to accepted financial procedures, and to make available for audit all records pertaining to ASB finances upon request of the ASB, Student Services or the University administration.
5. To maintain the club fundraising calendar.

Secretary
1. To be responsible for developing and maintaining a communications network for the Student Body.
2. To ensure that a written record is kept of all ASB meetings, including a record of attendance. This record shall be posted on the Student Services Board in the Administration building, or other suitable location as determined by Student Services.
3. To be familiar with Robert’s Rules of Order and available for consultation on procedural matters in ASB Council meetings.

SACA

SACA is the student arm of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). SACA keeps chiropractic students aware of political and legislative issues going on in the world of chiropractic. SACA also educates the public and public officials about chiropractic and chiropractic students’ concerns. All UWS DC students are given automatic SACA membership upon entering UWS.

Find out more about SACA and how to get involved here.

Yoga Club

The yoga club provides weekly yoga classes on campus that are open to students, faculty and staff of UWS. The yoga club brings in instructors from the community to provide instruction.

Veterans at UWS

UWS students who have served in the military seek the sense of community that comes from joining with other veterans in a shared purpose. Veterans at UWS provide a vehicle through which veterans can express a collective voice of advocacy while also supplying a setting for learning, reflection and participation beyond the classroom. The group provides an environment to support transition from the military to the campus.

LDSSA

The Latter-Day Saint Student Association provides social and spiritual education opportunities for UWS students and staff pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Off-campus activities encourage family interaction for the entire campus.

Canadian Club

The Canadian Chiropractic Club at UWS is an invaluable resource for new students while functioning as a medium of communication and as a social group for students from Canada. For new or potential students, the club members are available to answer questions and club members aim to ease the transition of moving to the United States in the first weeks of school by providing meet and greets with other Canadian students.

The Alliance

The Alliance provides a safe and supportive environment for the underrepresented sexual and gender communities at UWS to promote acceptance, diversity and visibility through education and community activities.

Soccer Club

Soccer Club coordinates weekly soccer sessions on campus for group members to play together, providing both an avenue to interact with upper and lower quarter students and also a great opportunity for fitness, no matter what your fitness or skill level.

Other Clubs

  • Adjustive Technique Club
  • Aikido Body and Mind Coordination Club
  • Aloha Outreach
  • Art of Chiropractic Club
  • Business Club
  • Chiro Games
  • Chiropractic-related Skill Development Club
  • Christian Club
  • Crossfit Club
  • Garden Club
  • Neurology Club
  • Pediatric Club
  • Rehab Club R2P
  • Research/Journal
  • SAIM UWS Chapter
  • Salsa Club
  • Service Trip Club
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization Club
  • Spinal and Extremities Assessment Club
  • Sports Medicine Club
  • U-Jam Club
  • Ultimate Frisbee Club
  • Veterinary Club
  • Western Applied
  • Women’s Alliance of UWS

These groups vary from year to year depending on student involvement.