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    Student Organizations

    Get involved in campus life by joining one of Ursuline's student organizations. Or, with four other students, start your own! It's a great way to make a difference, develop management and leadership skills while you're at it, and perhaps best of all, make new friends.

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    Ursuline students at Mexico border

    Ursuline volleyball team sitting on Cleveland sign

    Ursuline nursing student conducts heart screening for fellow student

    Ursuline students and faculty attend the March for Science

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    Ursuline students and faculty MeatOut group

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    Ursuline Pep Band performs at basketball game

    Black Student Union

    The purpose of BSU is to promote the recognition and involvement of African American students on the campus of Ursuline College with the intention of creating a strong voice on campus, influencing decisions regarding students' experience on campus, and promoting both academic and extracurricular programs to enhance and increase knowledge and appreciation of cultural diversity.

    Fashion Focus

    Membership is open to all students who have an interest in fashion and the fashion world. Members host a variety of speakers from the industry and participate in field experiences in retailing. Each year the group creates special projects to participate in and thus, increase their experience in the world of fashion for their resumes.

    Green Organize in Action (GOIA)

    Green Organize in Action strives to spark communication, collaboration and interaction through sustainability projects. GOIA accomplishes these goals by promoting an environmentally-friendly mindset within the Ursuline community. Membership is open to any Ursuline student or Ursuline community member. Pay membership fee is required.


    Ursuline’s fine arts annual is published every spring. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to contribute fiction, poetry, plays, autobiographical sketches, essays, reviews, photography and artwork by December 1 of every academic year.

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    Programming Board

    The Programming Board promotes unity among Ursuline students and works to create an exciting campus environment by providing all inclusive entertaining activities.

    Residence Hall Council

    All residents are members of Residence Hall Council. The purpose of Residence Hall Council is to 1) build community among the residents living in all residence halls; (2) build unity among the sub communities that develop among students; 3) encourage residents to take responsibility for their college experience and personal success at Ursuline.

    Sister Dorothy Kazel Club for Systemic Change

    The Sr. Dorothy Kazel Club for Systemic Change aims to keep the memory of Sr. Dorothy Kazel alive because her life continues to be a force that inspires and moves us to action. We plan to keep her legacy active by acting on issues relevant to today's world, especially focusing on those marginalized in society. Our goal is to educate ourselves and the community through prayer, advocacy and mediation work, letter writing to our Representatives, dialogue, and strategic collaboration. We choose to help these people because we believe we have the power to make a difference just as Sr. Dorothy Kazel has made a difference.

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    Student Nurses of Ursuline College (SNUC)

    The purpose of SNUC is to aid in the development of the individual student and urge students of nursing, as future health professionals, to be aware of and contribute to improving the health care of all people. SNUC is a unified organization of nurses on the forefront of community change. The organization is comprised of intelligent, compassionate, and action-oriented students who are committed to promoting SNUC’s mission. Each student will receive challenging learning experiences and enjoyable relationships founded upon our shared values.

    UC Pride 

    UC Pride provides a space for both LGBTQ+ students and allies who support LGBTQ+ rights to come together as one unified community through educational opportunities and extracurricular programming. UC Pride strives to help both LGBTQ+ students and other individuals find a voice to express themselves. The values of acceptance, equality, and fairness are stressed with the vision of helping students from all walks of life feel comfortable on campus.


    US2 (Ursuline Students of Science) organization provides for the particular needs of students seeking careers in the science and healthcare fields. The group provides a forum for obtaining information regarding admissions to professional and graduate schools as well as opportunities to explore other careers in science and medicine. There are opportunities to participate in field trips, fundraisers, and speakers that come and talk on topics related to the science and health care communities of today. This group seeks to help students move from undergraduate studies to higher educational goals and professional careers.


    U-EartH (Ursuline Endless Art Healing) is the student organization dedicated to informing, educating, and attracting people to the field of art therapy. Students help the community explore their personal values and provide opportunities for art expression. The organization also plans the annual Color Run, Walk and Roll in the fall to raise funds for student scholarships.

    Women's Circle

    The purpose of Women's Circle is to:

    • Provide resources and support to empower women to make healthy and positive choices for themselves.
    • Provide opportunities for woman to meet those who enjoy discussing issues related to feminism, gender roles, empowerment, and equality through special speakers, films and monthly meetings.
    • Provide opportunities for participation in community service connected with helping young woman develop positive self-esteem and confidence.
    • Educate, inspire, and enlighten women who attend Women’s Circle about feminist issues such as underrepresentation in the United States government, discrimination in the work force, how women are portrayed in the media, and lack of opportunities for women in other countries