Student Assembly and Student Organizations
Are you interested in getting involved on campus? Look no further than the many clubs and organizations that are available for you to join! Don’t see a group that appeals to you? It’s easy to start your own! For more information on any of the existing clubs or how to start your own organization, feel free to stop by the Campus Life Office, 125 Cisler Center, or call Student Activities at (906) 635-2236.
Looking to start a new organization? Please visit the Campus Life Office to find out how.
Does your approved student organization need funds for an event? Please fill out the finance request form through OrgSync. If you have trouble logging in please contact the Campus Life Office.
Is your approved student organization hosting an event on campus? If so you MUST complete the form through OrgSync at least 2 week prior to your scheduled event for approval.
If your student organization needs to purchase items with the use of a Purchasing Card you MUST complete through OrgSync prior to purchasing the items.
If your student organization would like the assistance of the Campus Life Office in purchasing items please complete this form (pdf) and return it to the Campus Life Office.
As always any questions please contact the Campus Life Office.
NOTE: All bylaws are in pdf format.
The Student Assembly at Lake Superior State University is comprised of all students at Lake Superior State University. There are seven branches of the Assembly, each with their own purpose. The following is a description of each branch.
Activities Board - The Activities Board is in charge of planning campus events, such as concerts, comedians, Laker Week, and Winter Carnival, and any other fun events you can think of! Activities Board is open to all students and is always looking for new help and ideas. Contact Activities Board at 906-635-2756 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Find us on Facebook - search LSSU Activities Board
Inter-Greek Council - Inter-Greek Council (IGC) is the governing board for the LSSU social fraternities and sororities. Board positions are elected from within the membership of the Greek system. See below for current Greek chapters. Contact IGC at 906-635-2097.
Judiciary Board - Judiciary Board is composed of five student justices that are appointed by Student Government to deal with any conflicts within the student assembly. Contact the Judiciary Board at 906-635-2180 or email@example.com.
Presidents' Council - Presidents’ Council is the student governance board responsible for funding student organizations and encouraging collaboration and cooperation among groups. This board is comprised of presidents (or representatives) of every recognized club at LSSU. Contact Presidents’ Council at 906-635-2196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Government - Student Government is an open forum for all students. The board is comprised of 17 members – one president, four secretaries, and twelve representatives, all of whom are elected by the general student body, as well as an Operational Manager who is appointed by the President. Contact Student Government at 906-635-2550 or email@example.com for more information.
The Compass - The Compass is Lake Superior State University’s student-run newspaper. Distributed each week during the academic year, The Compass is written, edited, and produced by students. For more information, contact The Compass at 906-635-2551 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WLSO - WLSO is our campus radio station and is operated by LSSU students. The staff consists of two station managers, personnel directors, technical staff, and DJs. Any student interested in broadcasting or hosting their own radio show is encouraged to work with WLSO. For more information, contact WLSO at 906-635-2107 or email@example.com.
Accounting Club - To assist students with career development, networking, certification preparation, career resumes as well as to create accounting awareness. (bylaws) website
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - To help members problem solve and work on Engineering projects, teach members how to tackle a problem as professionally as possible, and to create networks between members and engineering businesses/organizations.
Astronomy Club - To explore and share with the community the wonders of our universe through space related activities, including observing, model rocketry and planetarium shows. (bylaws)
Chemistry and Environmental Sciences Club - The chemistry club gives those interested in chemistry and the environmental sciences the chance to meet each other to plan activities related to our field and promote professional development. (bylaws)
Criminal Justice/Fire Student Alliance (CJFSA) - CJFSA is a group of criminal justice and fire science majors and minors that gets together to build relationships with the professional world. (bylaws)
enactus (formally SIFE) - Get great experience in the Business field from business professors and professionals and earn credit while doing it!See the Business department for more information. (bylaws)
English Club - The English Club is for students of any major who are interested in literature or creative writing. The club publishes the student journal,Snowdriftsand sponsors writing retreats, speakers, and events.
Exercise Science - Students from the Exercise Science program explore career opportunities and participate in career related activities. To develop activities/events to promote health and fitness around the campus and the community, including fundraising for other organizations/charities. (bylaws)
Fisheries and Wildlife Club - This club strives to give students an opportunity to gain field experience in fisheries and wildlife. This club works on networking at large conferences, hands on experience for students and opportunities to work with upper classmen and other wildlife organizations. (bylaws) website
Geology Club - This group is for geology majors and minors, or anyone who is interested in geology.Every year this group takes a trip west to study geological formations. (bylaws) website
Institute for Electrical Electronic Engineers (IEEE) - IEEE works with engineering students and the professional engineering world to build relationships and create fun and exciting projects. (bylaws)
Investment Club - Students involved in this organization learn about the field of investment through trading and investing in an open market. (bylaws)
Psychology Club - Psychology Club is an academic club at Lake Superior State University with the aim of spreading mental health awareness throughout our campus community and surrounding community by volunteering, and holding various events and fundraisers. The psychology club is also a place where students can come to begin networking with other students and professors in psychology, as well as beginning to prepare themselves for their senior research project, and graduate school or the work field after graduation from Lake State.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) - Do you want to get into automotive engineering?Then SAE is for you!We offer networking with automotive professionals and cool projects that have to do with the automotive world. (bylaws) (manual)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - We are a group for women engineers of any field.Come out and see what we have to offer!
Student Athletic Training Association (SATA) - Students in the athletic training program. SATA tries to further education and experience in the health field by volunteering our time and services to different events.We also participate in seminars and conferences to further education. (bylaws)
Students for a Sustainable Lake State - Our purpose is to obtain environmental sustainability for LSSU and the surrounding community. We will promote and assist with current sustainability initiatives and future sustainability initiatives as well. (bylaws)
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LSSU Cycling and Triathlon
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Wrestling Club -
Yoga Club -
Fine Arts Organizations
Dance Company - Strives to bring excellence in dance/fine arts performances to LSSU and surrounding communities. We bring the art of dance to students of all abilities and interest levels. (bylaws)
Fill in the (blank) Improv - To provide regular entertainment to the students of Lake Superior State University and the surrounding community, through the art of improvisational comedy. (bylaws)
Lake State Theater and Drama Club - Are you dramatic? If you said yes, then Lake State Theatre Company wants you! We are a drama group that is open to all LSSU students. We present at least one play every semester. (bylaws)
Pep Band - Got Pep? Know how to play an instrument? Want to get in to Laker Hockey games for free? Then the LSSU Pep band wants you! All instruments are welcome. Come out and help the band build its base and get the crowd pumped up! (bylaws)
Greek Organizations (Social)
Alpha Kappa Chi - A local sorority founded in 1978. Since 1978, over 300 sisters have been intiatied. Their philanthropies include the Diane Peppler Resource Center, Cystic Fibrosis, Epilepsy, and Diabetes. The sisters are known for their yearly teater totter thon. (bylaws) website
Alpha Theta Omega - A local sorority founded in 1997. The sisters of Alpha Theta Omega are dedicated to improving the local community and their sisterhood. The sisters are known also for their involvement locally and nationally with Breast Cancer Awareness. (bylaws) website
Beta Nu Xi - This chapter was recognized by the Inter Greek Council in the fall of 2009. The local fraternity supports the Sexual Violence Prevention Team as well as Testicular Cancer Awareness. (bylaws)
Omega Delta Phi - The newest fraternity on campus, Omega Delta Phi was recognized in 2012 by the Inter-Greek Council. The brothers of Omega Delta Phi promote the values of unity, honesty, integrity, and leadership.
Rho Chi Omega - The newest sorority on campus, the chapter was recognized by the Inter Greek Council in the spring of 2009. The sisters of Rho Chi Omega are dedicated to personal integrity, academic success, community service, and leadership development. (bylaws)
Sigma Lambda Sigma - A local sorority founded in 1994 with an emphasis on service. The sisterhood stands for service, leadership, and sisterhood. The sisters are known in the community for their yearly box sit outside of Glens! (bylaws)
Tau Kappa Epsilon - The Rho-Theta Chapter of international fraternity was founded in March of 1987. The fraternity values scholarship, character, leadership, teamwork, service and brotherhood. The TKEs of Lake State are known for their yearly tub push. (bylaws) website
Ducks Unlimited - Students involved in this organization are dedicated to wetland conservation. Our club concentrates on wetland preservation on a local and national level. We also preserve and learn more about waterfowl. (bylaws)
Eastern U.P. Paddling Club - Easter U.P. Paddling Club as a member organization of the American Canoe Association (ACA) intends to uphold their mission of environmental stewardship, education, and recreation while providing the opportunity of Lake Superior State University students and the greater community to learn about and enjoy the many facets of paddle sports.
Outdoor Adventure Club -
College Democrats of America - Share ideas and promote the Democratic Party. Students interested in the United States Democratic party by being involved in community service, campaigning and fundraising. (bylaws)
College Republicans -This group shares and promotes the ideas pertaining to the Republican Party. (bylaws)
Political Science Club - We are a non-partisan student political group who try to promote political activism and awareness at LSSU. (bylaws)
Lake State Student Nurses Association (LSSNA) - A professional nurses organization that works to promote images of nursing through community activities such as blood drives, involvement with Cystic Fibrosis, the Salvation Army, the soup kitchen and more. They also participate in fun activities such as ice cream socials, Christmas parties and state conventions. (bylaws)
Pre-Professional Society - For pre-medical majors who are interested in networking with other students and professionals. (bylaws)
Professional Student Recreation Association (Rec Club) - To promote student involvement in recreation activities. To fundraise for events and to serve the community by providing recreation oriented opportunities. (bylaws)
Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter at LSSU - We are here to provide the students and faculty of LSSU the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of human resources.
Student Honors Organization - A group of students who challenge themselves to go beyond the normal required curriculum. (bylaws)
Anchor House - This group is an ecumenical campus ministry. Interdenominational Christian ministry. Proved Christian fellowship and bible studies. (bylaws) website
Catholic Newman Center - Catholic Campus ministry is available at LSSU. The Catholic Newman Center is devoted to the spiritual, social and educational growth of the students at Lake Superior State University.Our commitment is to uphold the teachings of the Holy Catholic Church, encourage others to deepen their own personal spirituality, and to participate in outreach in the form of community service and continual campus outreach. (bylaws)
Chi Alpha -
His House Christian Fellowship - His House Christian Fellowship at Lake Superior State University exists to help draw students closer to God through a relationship with Jesus Christ. We seek to accomplish this through relevant teaching, authentic worship, and a community on campus. We wish for all to attend and to be transformed through the love of God and the power of the Holy Spirit. (bylaws)
The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod - The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Student Club is open to all students. We have a weekly bible study at 6:30 in the Peacock Cove. The study is led by Pastor Charles Burhop from the local Sault Ste. Marie LCMS congregation.
Special Interest Organizations
Allied Wizengamot of Magically Inclined Muggels (Harry Potter Club) - The overall goal of this club is to create an environment where Lake State students who love Harry Potter can come together and share their love for the magical world as described by J.K. Rowling. (bylaws)
Alpha Phi Omega - A national co-ed service fraternity founded at Lake Superior State University in 2007. Alpha Phi Omega is nationally known for dedication to leadership, friendship, and service. Locally, the chapter works closely with the Boy Scouts of America. (bylaws)
Anime Club - This group shares a common interest in Japanese animation. To provide a welcoming environment for those who enjoy anime and/or mange together. (bylaws)
Coin/Precious Metal Collectors Club -
Doctor Who Club -
Gamers Club - This group gets together to enjoy role playing games and share their experience with each other. (bylaws)
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance (GLSA) - To educate, advocate and create a supporting environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, questioning, transgendered and straight allies. (bylaws).
Insanity Club - Get a good workout through Insanity!
Kappa Delta Pi - The purpose of Alpha Zeta Eta, chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, is to establish a community of current and future educators who will promote excellence in education for the benefit of our students.
Student Alumni Involved for Lake State (SAILS) - SAILS is a student organization whose number one goal is to make LSSU a better place to live and learn! We work closely with the President’s Office, Alumni Office, the LSSU Foundation, the Admissions Office and more. We sponsor more than 20 events and activities and participate in many more, as well as volunteering more than hundreds of hours to LSSU. (bylaws) website
Students for Consealed Carry -
Students for Life - Students For Life is an on campus pro-life group. We do various activities including helping our local care-net pregnancy center to going to the march for life in Washington D.C with many other social and volunteer activities as well.
The Forum -