As a physics student you are strongly encouraged to join the Society of Physics Students. As an S&T student you are welcome to join any one of a number of design teams on campus or choose from over 200 student clubs and organizations.
A student advisory council advises the department chair about issues concerning undergraduates in the physics department. Current members are: Davey Schrader, Carly Brown, Zachary Alton, and Jason Thurow.
SPS is a professional society that works to benefit its members through professional development, collegiate preparation, networking and educating about physics. It contains the S&T chapter of the national physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma, which recognizes outstanding students in physics. Election into Sigma Pi Sigma confers a lifetime membership.
WiP@MST is a new Registered Student Organization aiming to encourage more women to pursue a career in physics. It is supported by a grant from the American Physical Society (APS). Persons of any gender are welcome to join. Contact Yanyan at email@example.com for more information.
Whether competing with racecars or rockets, concrete canoes or robots, on a student design team you'll learn the organizational problem-solving process essential for the successful development of a market-ready product.