Campus Chartered Organizations
Student organizations exist to provide an outlet for students to pursue their personal, professional, and academic passions and interests, outside of the classroom.
General Membership & Leadership Eligibility:
Only enrolled students of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) are eligible for membership and leadership within a student organization during that respective academic year. Student organization bylaws may require students to be an enrolled student at CAU throughout an entire academic year or stated term of office.
Student organizations may not unlawfully discriminate with respect to membership, leadership or other organizational opportunities
Types of Campus Chartered Organizations (CCOs)
For current and prospective students, all CCOs are organized into one of the categories below:
Academic & Professional Development:
These organizations enhance and support students’ academic/ professional development in specialized studies and disciplines at the University, including academic honorary societies and National Student Organizations such as Toastmasters, National Association of Black in Criminal Justice, Golden Key, etc.
Cultural, Political, & Faith-Based/Spiritual:
Organizations whose mission is to study or promote the culture of other nations and/ or ethnic groups, the interest of a particular church, faith, spiritual belief, or denomination, or to address political and governmental concerns. These organizations provide cultural, educational, social and service oriented events and programs which celebrate various traditions, thoughts and beliefs.
Arts & Media:
Organizations with a purpose to expand student experiences in the areas of arts and communications. These organizations focus on visual arts, drama, dance, vocal and instrumental mastery, journalism and mass media.
Social & Special Interest Groups:
Organizations, which are primarily advised by the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement, whose purpose is to encourage students to develop hobbies and social interests within the CAU and surrounding community. Social and special interest groups coordinate various trips and/or campus events to provide networking opportunities and enjoyment for CAU students.
Organizations whose mission is to provide resources and/or services to the campus or surrounding community.
Starting a Student Organization
Starting a campus chartered organization (CCO) can be personally rewarding, and positively contribute to the student experience at CAU. Students who decide to start a CCO, please note that it may require a great deal of time and energy to garner necessary student interest and prepare all pertinent information for the review committee specific to the purpose and needs of the organization.
The university reserves the right to deny recognition to any student organization if its stated purpose and/or objectives do not align with the educational mission and values of Clark Atlanta University.
CCOs must abide by all university policies and guidelines pertaining to student organizations. By accepting membership or leadership office within CAU student organizations, students agree to comply with all academic policies of the university and recognize that a violation of university policy and/or interference with university functions is grounds for disciplinary action against the organization and/or its members.
- A minimum of six (6) full-time students with interest in starting a new student organization is required.
- Need two (2) full-time Faculty/Staff Advisors to serve as Primary and Secondary Advisors.
Listing of 2022-2023 Campus Chartered Organizations (CCOs):
AUC Michigan Club
Breaking the Cycle
CAU Caribbean Student Association
CAU Florida Club
CAU Noble (Collegiate Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives)
CAU Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity
CAU Texas Club
Clark Atlanta University Young Democrats
Delta Sigma Pi
Environmental Leadership Initiatives and Energy Club
Georgia Association of Aspiring Educators, Clark Atlanta University Chapter
Girls Around the World
Graduate Student Union
House Arrest 2 Championship Dance Team Incorporated; The HypnotiQ Chapter
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA SAO)
Minority Association of Pre-Health/Medical Students
National Society Of Black Women In Medicine
NCNW - National Council of Negro Women
Nothing But the Arts
Onyx Elite Dance Team
Organization for Social Change
P^2 (Pipeline to Perseverance)
Panthers At Work
Phi Alpha Honor Society - Zeta Kappa Chapter
Political Science Association
Pre-Law Society Department of Political Science
Pretty Individuals who Nurture & Impact Knowledge (P.I.N.K.)
Professional Doctoral Network (PDN)
Social Work in Good Trouble
Supply Chain Management Club
Transfer Student Association
Undergraduate Psychology Association
Visions to Actions (VTA)
For more information on the CAU Campus Chartered Organizations (CCOs), please click here, or contact Mrs. Rae M. Warner, CCO Advisor, at email@example.com