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.
CURRENT STUDENT CLUBS AT UWS
Summer 2021 Club Schedule: View schedule here.
Adjustive Technique Club
To better the adjustive skills of our school student population.
Frequency of Meetings: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Chiropractic Entrepreneur Club
The purposes of this club is to motivate and educate students on what it takes to open their own practice post-graduation. The Chiropractic Entrepreneur Club is focused on the advancement of the science and art behind chiropractic, and it aims to encourage and support the development of UWS students through discussions and presentations of real life experiences (i.e. failures, successes) from guest speakers within the chiropractic community. Virtual modules discussing the people, patients and performance necessary for operating a successful chiropractic business will also be included.
Frequency of Meetings: weekly virtual meetings
The purpose of this club is to form a community to discuss the intersection of faith, education and medicine. To integrate our education with our love of Christ for the good of the patient and ourselves becoming doctors.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per week
IMPACT: Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in Chiropractic
The purpose of this club is to:
- To recruit and support minority populations to study chiropractic
- To facilitate education on campus
- Create a university climate that attracts and fosters inclusion excellence
- Ensure accountability to diversity and inclusion efforts on campus
- Offer continuous support to minority students to promote equity
- Perform community education
- To generally advance in the science, philosophy and art of chiropractic, and to improve the standards in the profession’s professional knowledge
Frequency of Meetings: three meetings per quarter
MPI (Motion Palpation Institute)
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
Neurological Rehabilitation Club
The purpose of the Neurological Rehabilitation Club (formally the Functional Neurology Club) is to increase awareness of functional neurology and its application to chiropractic. The focus of the club will involve exploring information from any source that aids in the understanding of functional neurology. The Neurological Rehabilitation Club will also relate and practice how to utilize this unique information in a clinical setting including assessments, modality treatments and specific adjustments. Most of the meetings will be led by club officers providing for an environment to learn, practice and improve communication, organization and leadership skills. Guest lectures from chiropractors specializing in functional neurology will also be part of the quarterly curriculum when appropriate.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: weekly recorded videos
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: once per week
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)
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: Fall Quarter- 6-12 times a quarter. Winter/Spring/Summer- 1-2 times per month
SAIM (Student Alliance for Integrative Medicine)
The Student Alliance For Integrative Medicine (SAIM) helps foster inter-professional understanding and collaboration amongst institutions and communities throughout the health care continuum. We “aim” (if you will) to expand awareness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), foster communication and camaraderie among health care students, and to facilitate several educational and networking opportunities. This helps us in building a better understanding of each involved profession’s contributions and strengths towards whole-person health care.
Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: twice per year
UWS Service Club exists to engage in community service with both local and international organizations and fosters opportunities for UWS students and staff to volunteer in their communities.Facebook | Frequency of Meetings: once per quarter
Social Cribbage Club
To create a space in which students and faculty can come together for in person or virtual social opportunities that enhance the quality of life and the university community through learning and playing cribbage and other table games.Frequency of Meetings: one to two times per month
Soft Tissue and Manual Therapy Club
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
Student ACA Sports Council
The purpose and goal of this club is to get more experience with sports injuries, orthopedic exams and taping and bracing for sport.
Frequency of Meetings: once per week
These groups vary from year to year depending on student involvement.