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Welcome to Fall 2015

Do you have an interest or hobby? Look through the clubs and organizations at UAS from the listing above. You may find a club that shares your interest.

Can't find a club that you want to join from above? Print and fill out the student club application. You can then submit it to the Student Activities office in lower Mourant room 129.

PLEASE remember all active clubs must submit a monthly report (Report Form Tab above). If you have any questions please call (907) 796-6306 or stop by our office.

Student Government

  • 796-6358  (Fax)
Mourant Bldg 1st Floor
11120 Glacier Hwy.
Juneau, AK
Mailstop: MO3

1. Alaskapella

An SATB a Capella group, we perform a wide variety of musical genres. We want to bring an easily accesible musical group and concerts to the campus.

Club Advisor: Bruce P Simonson,, 907-723-1076

Student Lead: Richard Ringle,, 907-321-8026

Meeting times: Saturday evenings. Please contact for specific times.

2. Archery Club

This club is to allow students an opportunity to participate in archery. It will provide a friendly environment for students to learn about archery.

Club Advisor: Tara Olson,, (907) 796-6325

Student Lead: Joseph Alvarado,

Meeting Times: Weekly, specific times TBA

3. UAS Astronomy Club

The UAS Astronomy Club will observe celestial bodies and northern lights, learn and practice night-time photography, and learn and promote Tlingit language studies.

Club Advisor: Hildegard Sellner,, (907) 796-6226

Student Lead: Karenza Bott,, (907) 209-8166

Meeting Times: Can be found on Facebook @ UAS Astronomy - all meetings will be weather dependent

4. UAS Baptist Campus Ministries

Through UASBCM, we encourage Christian students to embrace and live for Christ and to educate and inform interested students about the Bible. 

View the club's Constitution.

Club Advisor: Rachelle Grossardt,, 907-305-0624

Student Lead: Triston Nyquest,

Meeting Times: Thursday night Bible study, 9PM @ Chapel by the Lake.

5. Campus Inclusivity Alliance, CIA

CIA strives to enhance social acceptance and awareness of non -heteronormative issues on campus, and act as a point of reference for resources. 

Club Advisors: Kolene James,, 907-796-6454 & Nathan Bodenstadt,

Student Lead: Matt Magnusson,, 907-769-6043

Meeting Times: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm please contact for location

6. College Democrats

The College Democrats are firm believers in the democratic process and want everyone eligible to vote to do so. The club is dedicated to pushing for the election of Mr. Bernie Sanders and bringing to light Trump's fallacies.

Club Advisor: Joe Nelson,, (907) 796-6057

Student Lead: Marcos Galindo, and Griffin Plush,

Meeting times: TBA

7. Cosplay Club

A club for people interested in cosplay and costuming to meet, discuss, learn techniques such as sewing, costume design, and prop-making, and work on constructing cosplays.

Club Advisor: Kolene James,, 796-6454

Student Lead: Lara Swanson,

Meeting Times: TBA

8. UAS Craft Club

The Craft Club's mission is to learn and teach crafts. It will be a space for those who want to do any sort of craft with people. We will hold craft events once per month.

Club Advisor: Amanda Triplett, (907) 796-6000,

Student Lead: Su Reyes,

Meeting Times: TBA

9. UAS Dance Club

The club's mission is to promote social dance activities on the Juneau campus. Dance is a physical activity with lifelong benefits including health, confidence, self-expression, social life, relaxation, and fun. The club will provide students with regular opportunities to learn and practice various forms of social dance through scheduled dances, group instruction, practice sessions, and community engagement.

Club Advisor: Maria Moya & Mark Hopson, (907) 796-6147 and (907) 796-6111, for Maria and for Mark

Student Contact: Maranda Clark, (907) 491-1241,

Club Facebook Page

Meeting Times: TBA


10. Dancing Phalanges

The club will practice and teach other students American Sign Language.

Club Advisor: Ivan Hazelton, (907) 796-6119,

Student Lead: Cheyenne Siverly,

Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 2:00 in the Lakeside Grill.

11. Disc Golf Club

The UAS Disc Golf Club gives everyone the opportunity to get out and enjoy the pleasures of disc golfing.

Club Advisor: Derek Eby,, (907) 796-6392

Student Contact: Blake Fletcher,

Meeting times: TBA

12. Flying University @ UAS

The Flying University at UAS is an on-campus extension of the Flying University at Lemon Creek Correctional Center, a prison education project that brings UAS Students into LCCC for mutual study with incarcerated students. The mission of Flying University is to provide peer support and social comfort for those transitioning from Prison to University life.

Club Advisor: Sol Neely,, (907) 796-6411

Student Lead: Marcos Galindo,

Meeting times: TBA

13. Gaming Club

The Gaming club will host weekly gatherings of students that enjoy playing games of all types, including video, tabletop and board games.

Club Advisor: Denver Enoch,, (907) 796-6559

Student Contact: Aaron Sanderson,

Meeting Times: Meetings will be every Saturday, 5PM - 12AM in the top floor of the Egan building

14. Go Take A Hike

Club Mission: Hiking around Juneau as a club to promote active lifestyles and embracing our endless opportunities to get out and explore the Southeast environment.

Club Advisor: Dave Klein,, (907) 796-6546

Student Contact: Olivia Lihou,

Facebook Group Page (closed group)

Meeting times: Hikes every weekend, check our Facebook or email us for specific times and locations.

15. Math Club

The intent of the math club is to gather with students and talk about any type of mathematics.

Club Advisor: Andrzej Piotrowski,, (907) 796-6423

Student Advisor: John Heritscko,

Meeting Times: 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, 4-5 pm in Egan 219.

16. UAS Media Club

The goal of the club is to provide opportunities for students to learn formats of media, such as photography, radio, videography, and work with local media.

Club Advisor: Rosemarie Alexander-Isett,, (907) 796-6421

Student Contact: Hannah Meyer,

Meeting Times: TBA


This group is a way for students to gather and participate in fish related activities and perform community service / outreach.

Club Advisor: Anne Beaudreau,, (907) 796-5454

Student Lead: Casey McConnell,

Meeting times: Third Monday of each month, 1 - 2pm at 17101 Pt. Lena Loop Rd, Room 101

18. UAS Pre-Health Professions Club

The UAS Pre-Health Professions Clubs mission is to provide UAS Students access to resources that will help them be successful in applying to professional programs such as medical, dental schools, etc.

Club Advisor:  Chris Urata, (907) 796-6125,

Student Contact: Michael Schaake,

Meeting times TBA

19. Psychology Club

The Psychology club aims to facilitate psychological discourse and research, while providing opportunities for academic growth and future career development.

Club Advisor: Amanda Sesko,, (907) 796-6436

Student Lead: Christy Perrin,

Meeting times: TBA

20. UAS Running Club

Running, drills, and forms.

Coach: Mansour Alzaharna,, (907) 301-1798

Student Contact: Maata Finau,

Meeting Times: Mondays, Thursdays, Please contact Mansour or Maata for exact times and locations.

21. S.C.R.I.P.T

The S.C.R.I.P.T club will produce contemporary & artistic projects for UAS and the Juneau Community at large.

Club Advisor: Shona Strauser,, 907-364-2421 ext.232

Student Advisor: Bryan Crowder,

Meeting times: TBA

22. SEA- P.A. Club of UAS (SE Alaskan Prospective Accountants)

The SEA-P.A. Club will promote interest in the accounting profession as a career, educate students about the various career paths available to accountants, provide opportunities for members to interact with other accounting students, faculty, and leaders in the business community, and take advantage of community volunteer opportunities for which club members can share their accounting expertise and spread the visibility of the Accounting Club.

View the club's Constitution.

Club Advisor: Julie Hamilton,, (907) 796-6101

Student Lead: Jesyca Mack,

Meeting times: Monthly - Day/time TBA

23. Spanish Club

We will speak Spanish in order to extend our vocabulary. We will be learning and practicing Spanish in a fun and informative environment.

Club Advisor: Andrea Dewees,, (907) 796-6008

Student Advisor: Mauricio Cedeno,

Meeting Times: Tusedays, 1:30 - 2:30 in the Lakeside Grill.

24. Sustainability Club

A club to encourage sustainability on campus.

Club Advisor: Jim Powell,, (907) 209-5676

Student Lead: Griffin Plush,

Meeting Times: Thursdays, TBD

25. V.A.R.I.E.

The goal of the Sex and Gender Equality Club is to educate people on equal rights issues and advocate for equality.

Club Advisor: Em Rademaker,, (224) 800-0956

Student Lead: Hannah Wolfe-MacPike,

Meeting Times: 10:00am every Saturday, in Egan 225

26. Veterans and Family Student Association

The UAS Veterans and Family Student Association will work together to collaborate ideas on how to improve college services for all Veterans and their families. They will organize activities for Vets and their families while enhancing relationships between Vets, Faculty, Staff and students.

Club Advisor: Eric Ramaekers,, (907) 796-6312

Student Contact: Daniel Rufkahr,

Meetings are at least once a month. Please contact Eric or Daniel for more information.

27. Wooch.een

A leadership club, Wooch.een works closely with the University and community organizations to foster a better understanding of our states wonderful tribes and promotes an awareness of our states cultural and social issues. 

Club Advisors: Kolene James,, 907-796-6454 & Janelle Cook,

Student Contact: Jasmine Mattson-Wolff,, 907-796-6043

Meeting Times: Fridays, 4:30 - 5:30 in the NRSC

28. Writers' and Readers' Initiative to Educate (WRITE)

Purpose: To foster a supportive environment for aspiring writers and recreational readers for collaborative edification of themselves and others.

Club Advisor: Will Elliott,, (206) 953-3636

Student Lead: Dylyn Peterson,

Meeting Times: Once per week, time TBA

29. Young Americans for Liberty

The mission of the YAL is to educate/train young Americans about the natural rights of life, liberty, & property. Our goal is to cast the leaders of tomorrow and reclaim the policies, candidates, and direction of our government.

View the club's constitution.

Club Advisor: Glenn Wright,, (907) 796-6115

Student Lead: Casey Bain,

Meeting Times: 7:00pm, the first Tuesday of each month.


Clubs are organized and established through the UAS student government. Find out more about student government by visiting their website.

Clause One: USUAS-JC members may organize, establish and conduct UAS Juneau Campus student clubs.

Clause Two: Only those student clubs recognized as official UAS Juneau Campus student clubs are eligible for using certain University facilities at no charge, able to recruit members on campus, allowed to post club information on University bulletin boards and to seek funding from USUAS-JC.

Clause Three: The Director of Student Services is the formal authority for USUAS-JC clubs.

Clause Four: Student clubs may be officially recognized by the UAS Student Activities Office or USUAS-JC (majority vote of the Student Senate and signature approval of the President.)

Clause Five: The senate shall annually provide a club fund to be administered by the Student Government Administrative Assistant. Unless otherwise acted upon, the transfer shall be five percent (5%) of the projected governance receipts. Each year at the beginning of the fall semester the Student Government President and the Director of Student Services will decide how many clubs that the Student Government would like to support and how much clubs would get from the fund. Each club created for the rest of the school year will receive this amount up to the maximum number of clubs that the fund can support. If a conflict of interest is identified, the senate reserves the right to redistribute the responsibility of USUAS-JC Activities Committee Chair.

Clause Six: Requests for additional funding by student clubs must be submitted to the Student Government Administrative Assistant in budget form and will receive a response from the senate within three (3) weeks.

Clause Seven: Student clubs must submit request for use of funds each time a club wishes to access funds (This is additional to original budget approval.)

Clause Eight: Student Clubs’ deposits must be submitted to Student Government Administrative Assistant with the correct form.

Clause Nine: Any reusable equipment that clubs wish to purchase must be approved by the Director of Student Services. Equipment purchased thus must be returned to USUAS-JC when club is inactive. An inactive club being defined as: a club that has been ruled as inactive by the Club Liaison or the Director of Student Services in accordance with Clause 11.

Clause Ten: To be eligible for recognition as an official UAS Juneau Campus student club, a prospective club must:

  1. Have at least five (5) currently registered members of the USUAS-JC Student Body;
  2. Have a club constitution with a mission statement, list of goals for the year and a written procedure for selecting club officers.
  3. Have a prospective budget.
  4. Have an advisor who is a current UA faculty or staff member or a community member approved by the USUAS-JC Assembly;
  5. Be open to all club branches to membership from any USUAS-JC member regardless of gender, race, national origin, age, creed, appearance, handicap, social status, economic background, religious affiliation, political affiliation, sexual orientation and/or lifestyle.

Sub-Clause One: All clubs shall submit to the USUAS-JC office information providing compliance with all of this clause, a phone number and address for a student contact in the club no later than six weeks after the first day of the fall and spring semester.

Clause Eleven: Each student club must demonstrate monthly activity. Monthly activity is defined

as: club meeting(s) and/or club activity that lasts no less than thirty (30) minutes at least once a month. Each club must schedule a short informal meeting with the Club Liaison or Student Activities/Housing once a month to discuss club activities. They must also submit an in-person monthly report that includes activities of the club in the previous month and planned activities for the following month. These requirements must be done by the end of the business day for Student Activities/ Housing on the last day of the month.

Clause Twelve: The meeting time and location must be unique for each club. [For example,

clubs cannot meet at the same time and the same place and be considered different club meeting’s.] It is up to the discretion of student government and student activities/housing to interpret if there is a reasonable concern about the authenticity of a club meetings or club activity. If a reasonable concern is found, student government and student activities/ housing will conduct an investigation into the authenticity of the club’s activity, after which disciplinary action may be taken.

Clause Thirteen: Failure to meet the requirements set in above Clauses (7, 8, 10, 11, and 12) may

result in disciplinary action at the discretion of the Club Liaison or the Director of Student Services. Disciplinary actions may include freezing of the clubs accounts, and/or the removal of the club as an active student club.

Clause Fourteen: Any additional monetary compensation provided by Student Government shall be thanked by a write up in the Whalesong. The article will describe the event made possible by Student Governments donation, and thank Student Government for their generosity. Failure to do so will result in a firm “No” response to any future monetary requests under the same club president’s leadership.”

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