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Student Organizations

The School of Information Studies has more than 15 recognized student groups that uniquely support the needs and interests of our students.  These organizations provide students with an outlet to expand their professional and social networks as well as find support in common pursuits. iSchool students can also get inolved in the the 300 or more Syracuse University student organizations, ranging from Division I athletic teams and intramural sports to performing arts clubs and cultural social clubs. Find out more about University student activities and organizations.

  • ACM: Association for Computing Machinery

    ACM is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art/science, engineering and application of IT, by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.

  • BeIT

    BeIT promotes the iSchool through events that fall into three categories: academic, social, and service.

  • BLISTS: Black and Latino Information Studies Support

    BLISTS focuses on educating African American and Latino students, as well as other student populations, about information science and technology.

  • Class Council

    The class council is a group of student representatives from each class who bring their ideas for iSchool improvement to two meetings a semester.

  • Data Science Club

    The Data Science Club promotes the education and advocacy of data science to the community and foster the practice of data science among its members.

  • Grad Mentors

    Grad Mentors are a group of graduate students who volunteer at events and help fellow graduate students at the iSchool.

  • iBranch

    iBranch is a Chinese student organization based in iSchool to provide academic and professional support to this special student group.

  • Information Security Club

    The mission of the Information Security Club is to practice managing the inherent challenges in protecting and defending corporate network infrastructure and to learn response techniques.

  • iSGO: iSchool Graduate Organization

    iSGO is the premiere organization for graduate students in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University.

  • It Girls Alumnae

    The iSchool's It Girls Alumnae Group is made up of young women who attended the It Girls Overnight Retreat and then decided to attend Syracuse University.

  • KIT: Koreans in Information Technologies

    Koreans in Information Technologies (KIT) is an organization for Korean students who are interested in careers in the IT field.

  • LISSA: Library and Information Science Student Association

    The mission of the Syracuse University Library and Information Science Student Association (LISSA) is to create a vibrant professional and social environment for distance and on-campus students.

  • Nanhi Kali

    Nanhi Kali’s presence at Syracuse University is to create awareness, raise funds, provide information and support activities that promote the overall mission of educating female children in India.

  • Peer Advisors

    The Peer Advisors are a group of students who know and love the iSchool and consistently go above and beyond to spread the word about all that the iSchool has to offer.

  • Senior Squad

    The Senior Squad is a select group of our most talented and vivacious seniors who serve as class leaders and community builders.

  • TEDxSyracuse University

    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

  • WiTec: Worldwide Innovation Technology

    WiTec is an experiential learning organization that provides students with cutting edge opportunities to work on policy, standards, technology and business engagements.

  • WIT: Women in Technology

    To promote awareness of women in technology and the positive benefits of diversity in the technology industry and related industries.