Get Involved

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

If you are interested in joining any of the clubs or organizations listed below, please email [email protected] and we will connect you to the appropriate source.

If you are interested in starting or updating an existing club, please complete the student club update or application form.


Adjustive Technique Club

To better the adjustive skills of our school student population.

Date: Tuesdays of Winter 2024 Quarter

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Room #1015, Multnomah Falls and Room #1016, Columbia River Gorge

Asian Student Association

The purpose of the Asian Student Association is to motivate, assist, and support students. We will encourage students to explore and learn about the diverse Asian cultures at the University of Western States. To boost camaraderie among students and enhance student success. To achieve academic excellence and build on the chiropractic and naturopathic profession.

Associated Student Body (ASB)

The purpose of ASB is to support the UWS mission and core values, along with the educational, professional, social and cultural development of its members through:

  • Representation of and advocacy for ASB member interests
  • Cultivation of acceptance, inclusion and a sense of belonging among ASB members
  • Organization of programming and activities to support student well-being and professional development

All UWS students enrolled in a degree-seeking program, certificate or academic credential are considered members of ASB. Learn more here.

Frequency of Meetings: General assembly meetings are held at least three times per academic term.

CMHC/SPP Student Advisory and Engagement Board

The CMHC/SPP Student Advisory and Engagement Board serves as a voice for the student population of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Sport and Performance Psychology programs at the University of Western States. The Board’s mission is to advocate for the diverse needs of the online CMHC and SPP students through collaboration with program faculty, staff, and other student organizations. The Board seeks to act as a conduit of the students’ thoughts, ideas, and needs, and to generate value-adding contributions that will enhance the student experience.  

E-Sports Club

The purpose of our esports club is to provide a platform for students at University of Western States (UWS) to engage in competitive gaming, foster a sense of community, and promote personal and academic growth. Aligned with the UWS mission and vision statement, our club aims to create an inclusive and supportive environment where students can explore their passion for esports while developing valuable skills and connections.

The mission of our esports club at UWS is to create a dynamic and inclusive community where students can pursue their passion for esports while fostering personal growth, academic success, and sportsmanship. By providing a platform for competitive gaming, community building, and collaboration, we aim to empower our members with the skills, connections, and experiences necessary to thrive in the ever-evolving world of esports. Together, we strive to shape the future of gaming at UWS and beyond.

  • Date: Bi-weekly on Sundays

MPI (Motion Palpation Institute)

MPI club

The Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) is a technique concept and integrated assessment sub-system that aims to help students master assessment and treatment of the neuromusculoskeletal system. MPI prides itself on being progressive and up-to-date while still keeping the hands-on essence of chiropractics. The emphasis on palpation and manipulation of joints and muscles hold great diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities and as a club we strive to help students learn these techniques.

Facebook | Instagram | Frequency of Meetings: once per week

Date: Tuesdays of Winter 2024 Quarter

Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Room #1014, Great Salt Lake

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Naturopathic Medicine Club

The Naturopathic Medicine Club aims to educate the student body on what naturopathic medicine is, to encourage a multi-provider approach between Naturopaths and Chiropractors, and to allow the naturopathic student and chiropractic students or faculty to present any research on topics that are of naturopathic means.

NPLEX Prep Club

The goal of the NPLEX Review Club at the University of Western States will be to elevate our cohort’s NPLEX exam outcome and embody the principles of integrated health care. Our mission is to empower each member to excel on the NPLEX exam so that their educational experiences can be used to promote future wellness.

Queer and Allies Club (QnA)

QnA is a club that recognizes all LGBTQIA+ identities. This space isn’t just for people that identify as queer – it’s also for people who want to learn about queer issues and be a more inclusive practitioner. They will discuss queer topics and issues, engage in advocacy, and hopefully have guest presenters in the future.

QnA meets on the following three Tuesdays from 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Whistler Mountain 2016 for Winter Term:

  • February 27
  • March 12
  • March 19

Follow QnA on Instagram for more info.

Rehab 2 Performance

Rehab 2 Performance

Our general focus is on the rehabilitation piece of patient care. We share and collaborate with our members different assessment techniques and exercises that promote active patient care. Our club (when in person) is a fun learning environment where we aim to get everyone moving and involved. One of the best part about our club is the ability to meet students from different quarters and backgrounds, form relationships and learn from a variety of people.

Facebook | Instagram   | Frequency of Meetings: twice per week

Date: Wednesdays of Winter 2024 Quarter

Time: 12:40 – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Room #1016, Columbia River Gorge

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Rehab 2 Performance

Running Club

  • Date: Wednesdays of Winter 2024 Quarter
    • Time: 12:40 – 1:20 p.m.
    • Location: Room #1013, Activator Methods

Students must sign a waiver here to participate.

SABCA (Student American Black Chiropractic Association) 

To recruit, encourage and support Black persons to study chiropractic. To encourage research in and the development of the science, philosophy and the art of chiropractic. To assist UWS in recruiting qualified Black students and faculty members. To teach and perform research in chiropractic. To generally advance in the science, philosophy and art of chiropractic, and to improve the standards in the profession by advancing the technical and professional knowledge. To donate time and services to neighborhood health clinics. To perform community education. 

Frequency of Meetings: three times per quarter 

SACA (Student American Chiropractic Association) 

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SACA is the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) student counterpart, getting support in our endeavors for the betterment of our profession. This includes providing chiropractic students opportunities to learn, lead, and fight for chiropractic rights. Learn more about SACA.


Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: Weekly 


Self-Care Club

The goal of self-care club is to provide support to students and raise awareness of mental health struggles for healthcare professionals. We acknowledge that healthcare professionals have a higher risk of developing mental health issues and a higher risk of suicide than that of the public. We seek to provide support to the student body of UWS, whose lives do not begin and end at the front door of UWS. Our goal is to provide an open and welcoming, safe space where students and faculty can find support amongst their peers. This group will engage in activities with the aim of reducing stress and supporting the mental health of its members.

Soft Tissue and Manual Therapy Club 

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We explore various manual therapy techniques and expose students to effective ways to assess, treat and release overactive muscles. 


Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per week


Date: Mondays of Winter 2024 Quarter

Time: 12:40 – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Room #1014, Great Salt Lake

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Sports Medicine Club

Statement of Purpose: The Sports Medicine Club at UWS is dedicated to promoting and advancing the field of sports medicine through education, research, and community engagement. Our club aims to provide a platform for students to gain practical experience in the field of sports medicine, as well as to foster an environment of learning and collaboration among like-minded individuals.

Our primary mission is to support the UWS mission and vision statement by cultivating a culture of health and wellness within the campus and broader community. Our goals include promoting injury prevention and management, advocating for evidence-based practices, and supporting the development of interdisciplinary healthcare teams. By doing so, we strive to improve the overall health and well-being of athletes and individuals participating in physical activities.

As a member of the Sports Medicine Club at UWS, I am committed to contributing to our mission and goals. I believe that the field of sports medicine plays a critical role in promoting health and wellness, and I am passionate about advancing this field through education and research.

  • Date: Thursdays of Winter 2024 Quarter
    • Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Location: Room #1013, Activator Methods

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