Students playing balloon game in the gym

Student Activities

The Office of Campus Life is committing to giving students the opportunity to grow, engage and lead through different organizations and activities. Campus Life provides events such as Finally Fridays, bingo, canvas painting, tie-dye, arts and crafts, Homecoming events and so many more.

Student Organizations

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Black Student Association

The mission of BSA is to aid in the growth and development of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students, staff and administrators through a series of culturally, socially and academically focused discussions and programs from a unique African-American perspective. BSA aims to develop and promote unity within the minority community and intensify the student voice here at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Book Club

The SMWC Book Club aims to enhance people's understanding of literature while also promoting new books and themes. Members read 2-4 books per school year and have monthly discussions on the books. These books are voted upon by members to the club but discussions are open to the campus.

SMWC ring and boots

Collegiate Horsemen’s Association

The Collegiate Horsemen’s Association is a club for all Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College equine enthusiasts. Members participate in horse-related activities such as therapeutic riding, horse rescue, clinics, expositions, horse shows, fun shows, trail rides and socials.

Student belting a music number during the fall play

Drama Club

The Drama Club works to promote the arts through a variety of theatrical performances each year. Students are involved in all aspects of the performances, from planning to final production. Any student is allowed to join and be part of the performances no matter what level of theatrical experience.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

FCA is a club that welcomes all SMWC students to come and build relationships through creating bonds and sharing their faith. We have bi-weekly meetings and focus on being a stress reliever for everyone during this busy time. Everyone is welcome!

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)

GSA works to create a safe space for those at SMWC who identify in the LGBTQ+ community. Open to people of any sexuality, gender identity, or sex, the club offers a range of events that educate those on campus but also promote equality in fun ways.

Indiana Student Education Associated

ISEA is a club designed to help equip future teachers with the skills they need to be successful. Through volunteer opportunities at local schools as well as education and career development workshops, students give back to the Vigo County community while simultaneously gaining professional skills.

The 2017 junior class officers

Junior Class Officers

Junior Class Officers are elected student positions responsible for organizing Big/Little week and Ring Day which are two long-standing traditions at SMWC.

Peace and Justice Club

The Peace and Justice Club promotes peace and justice for all. The aim is to nurture an inclusive, caring and respectful environment on campus and within our community - one where conflict leads to growth and transformation rather than violence or aggression.

Phi Beta Lambda

PBL is an American career and technical student organization with the purpose of bringing business and education together. PBL gives college students the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their leadership, communication and teamwork skills through community service projects, fundraising activities and chapter office positions.

Psychology Club

The Psychology Club provides opportunities for students to explore interests related to psychology. The club hopes to instill experience and knowledge in students to better prepare them for future careers. The Psychology Club is an academic & social club.

Students walking at commencement

Senior Class Officers

The Senior Class organizes Senior Dinner, an event held in early December, and assists in communicating information regarding Commencement to campus graduates.

Sophomore-Freshman Leadership Council

Sophomore-Freshman Leadership Council is a student ran council of sophomores and freshmen that are responsible with providing community leadership opportunities and support Junior Class during Ring Day.

Group photo of the 2018 SAC members

Student Activities Committee (SAC)

Student Activities Committee is a group of students whose primary function is to plan, implement and evaluate student activities and events. We are committed to offering a variety of opportunities each month with different performances, bands, comedians and events.

Student Nursing Association (SNA)

Student Nurse Association helps to promote awareness and involvement in nursing and baccalaureate nursing education. We work to support the education of the student nurse as a professional, support other students who want to be involved in a health care profession, support and involve any student with an interest at all in the health care field, and to provide education concerning contemporary health problems on campus and in the community.

Sustainability Club recycling milk jugs

Sustainability Club

Sustainability Club strives to promote sustainable living on and off-campus. Sustainability Club also works with local organizations to promote different aspects of sustainability such as recycling, re-using, water conservation, environmental conservation and reducing your ecological footprint! Please contact one of our club officers for volunteer opportunities.