CSM-affiliated Student Organizations
American Chemical Society (ACS)
ACS engages in outreach activities, company tours, fundraisers, tutoring and volunteer activities on campus. ACS meets on the first Tuesday of every month during U-hour.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM puts together a weekly lecture series on academic topics on computer science, mathematics and entrepreneurship. Additionally ACM organizes field trips to local businesses and offers workshops on various topics. ACM meets every Tuesday during U-hour in SCI II, Room 242.
CSUSM Biotechnology Organization
The Biotech Organization will foster a liaison with the Biotech industry to provide a network between students, faculty and professionals in the San Diego region. Members coordinate the Biotech Beach Career Connection, invite guest speakers to meetings and host seminars at local elementary and high schools. Members also volunteer for Super STEM Saturday and the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering. The Biotech Organization meets every other Tuesday during U-hour.
CSUSM Pre-Dental Society
The Pre-Dental Society is involved with on campus activities like Relay for Life and the Student Org Fairs. Guest speakers are invited to meetings.
The ecology club is involved with habitat restoration days, career fairs and Earth Day celebrations. Members go hiking and engage in ecologically related internships. The Ecology Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month during U-hour in SCI 1, Room 207.
The Math Club invites guest speakers to meetings, along with panel discussions. Members participate in the Super STEM Saturday event on campus and attend conferences in the Southern California region.
PHS members volunteer at Relay for Life and blood drives on campus. Meetings include guest speakers as well as discussions about clinical internships and undergraduate research opportunities.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Hizer
Meets Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
The Pre-Vet Society holds animal shelter fundraisers several times a year. Trips to local facilities, including the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, will be scheduled. The Pre-Vet Society meets Tuesdays during U-hour in SCI I.
SciTeach is a new club for students interested in a high school science teaching career. Members have the opportunity to participate in teaching-related activities with other CSUSM students and faculty, as well as local high school teachers.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences (SACNAS)
SACNAS hosts a science-oriented mixer with other STEM clubs each semester. Members regularly volunteer to showcase science workshops for visiting students and participate in Super STEM Saturday. SACNAS meets on the second and last Tuesdays of the month during U-hour.
The Society of Physics Students (SPS)
SPS participates in hands-on activities to apply the physics concepts learned in class to real-life applications. SPS hosts community building events and volunteers for a number of outreach activities, including Majors & Minors Fair and Super STEM Saturday. SPS meets on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m.