Whether it’s Student Senate, Greek Life or the Outdoor Club that catches your interest, at UMM you’ll find a variety of social, cultural, athletic, and educational groups to get involved with.
For more information about each student organization, please click the title of the organization.
Don’t see a group that fits your interest? New clubs and organizations are forming all the time.
Advocating awareness and acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and other groups, UMM’s 100% Society is a student organization that supports students and local community members who belong to a gender / sexual minority or have friends or family members who do. UMM’s Student Senate and Office of Student Engagement & Inclusion provide support for the 100% Society and the Gender & Sexual Diversity Resource Center.
President: Charlie Whitman
Meetings: Fridays from 3:30pm-5:00pm in the Torrey 221
Advisor: Lois-Ann Kuntz
Are you interested in Rainbow Ball Weekend 2017? Check out the Facebook Page for the event!
Take a moment to read an article from the Huffington Post about Rainbow Ball Weekend!
Campus Pride listed UMM as one of the Top 25 “Best of the Best” LGBTQ friendly campuses across the nation!
UMM was also honored as one of the Top 25 in the nation for LGBTQA inclusiveness!
UMM also earned top honors from Campus Pride for inclusiveness!
The Binnacle is UMM’s Literary & Arts Journal. For over fifty years we have published the works of literature and art of our students as well as writers and artists from around the world.
The Binnacle welcomes submissions from the writers of UMM and the rest of the world. We publish two editions per year, a Fall edition and a Spring edition. The Fall edition is our annual Ultra-Short edition; our Spring edition is a general edition. Both editions are published on paper and in e-book format. All production of the journal is completed on the UMM campus by UMM students, staff, and friends.
President: Charlie Whitman
Meetings: Please email the president for more information
Advisor: Bernie Vinzani
Questions? Submissions? Please write to email@example.com
Epsilon Sigma Alpha International – Sigma Xi Chapter is a chem-free service and leadership sorority located at the University of Maine at Machias. Since we were founded in 1994, we have strived to influence our community in a positive way through various service projects, including our major philanthropic projects, fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Easter Seals. Internationally, our mascot is a giraffe and our colors are blue and gold. Locally, our mascot is a panther and our colors are purple and white. Our official flower, internationally and locally, is the yellow Jonquil.
Our brother organization is Sigma Chi Lambda.
The Fencing Club is a student organization that allows students new to fencing the opportunity to learn about the sport and provides experienced fencers with the chance to mentor and practice with others. The club focuses on the use of the foil, but also has some interest in the sabre and epee. The Fencing Club has equipment available for student use.
President: Olivia Streit
Meetings: Saturdays from 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Reynolds Center Lower Gym
Advisor: Daniel Qualls
The Game Club has interest in anything related to the topic: board, video, role play, puzzles, strategy, and anything else related to games. They work to build and strengthen interest in the area.
President: Kyle Little
Meetings: Saturdays from 1:45pm-4:15pm in the Dorward Lower Lounge
Advisor: Daniel Qualls
A group consisting of representation from six of UMM’s nine Greek organizations. Greek Council facilitates positive Inter-Greek relations on and off campus.
JMG seeks to liberate untouched potential in each student, create personal career plans focusing on academic knowledge, skills, and interests, prepare students for successful careers after graduation, and work with a variety of different organizations both on and off campus to foster community development.
President: Peter Cole
Meetings: Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Torrey 226
Advisor: Donald Crump-Karst
Kappa Alpha Kappa is a local sorority founded in September of 1928 at the University of Maine at Machias, which values friendship, sisterhood and service. Kappa Alpha Kappa is a service sorority, taking part in organizing and participating in many community and campus based service activities in and around Downeast Maine such as Acadia Cleanup, Relay for Life, and American Red Cross Blood Drives. Our sorority also puts on raffles to donate money to local and national organizations, like the Next Step and Sarah’s House.Our colors are maroon and gold and our brother fraternity is Psi Delta.Come out and meet us, we’re in the Sennett kitchen with our brothers from 7-9PM most Tuesdays throughout the academic year!
Kappa Delta Phi is a national fraternity founded in 1900, with the Eta chapter being founded at UMM in 1931. Kappa Delta Phi brings together men of good character who are studying at institutions of higher education and who manifest a keen interest in higher education. Kappa Delta Phi promotes a spirit of good citizenship.
Our colors are black and gold.
Encouraging the higher educational ideals and practices in our institutions.
The Kappa Mu Alpha fraternity is the only local fraternity on campus. Kappa Mu Alpha was founded at the University of Maine at Machias in 1953 and with no national affiliation, it means KMA is unique to only UMM. Our colors are navy blue and white and our sister organization is Phi Tau Phi. Together, we represent the two oldest Greek organizations on campus. It is the expressed goal of the Kappa Mu Alpha fraternity to promote positive social interaction among the University of Maine at Machias student body.
MRPASS helps students engage in the professional aspects of the recreational world, while creating opportunities for students to network with Parks and Recreation professionals throughout the state of Maine.
President: Andrew Fitzgerald
Meetings: Every other Thursday at 7:15pm in Kilburn Commons beginning October 5
Advisor: Karen Beeftink
ODP is a co-ed, all-inclusive, human rights and advocacy collegiate fraternity. Our colors are black, pink and silver.
Founded at the University of Maine at Machias in October of 1928, Phi Tau Phi is a local sorority promoting purity, honesty, initiative, trustworthiness, ability, understanding, perseverance, happiness, industry, the feeling of belonging, and, most importantly, friendship.Originally, Phi Tau Phi was the athletic sorority on campus, which is why we share UMM’s colors – kelly green and white. Today, Phi Tau Phi is a social sorority open to all women at UMM that sponsors fun events and promotes a healthy social environment.Phi Tau Phi’s brother organization is Kappa Mu Alpha.
Psi Delta, found in May of 1972, is the local chapter of the Alpha Delta National Service Fraternity. We promote leadership, brotherhood and service. Our local colors are blue and gold and our national colors are green, gold and black.
Our sister organization is Kappa Alpha Kappa.
Science Club gives students the opportunity to broaden their scientific knowledge through field trips, sponsoring seminars, attending scientific conferences, and participating in research projects.
President: Olivia Striet
Meetings: Every Wednesday from 11:00am-12:00pm in Science 120
Advisor: Sherrie Sprangers
Cultivating and maintaining the high ideals of friendship, justice, and learning through leadership and athletics.
Swim Club works to create fun and educational opportunities in the water! From aerobics, to games, to competitive swimming, the group works to gets students in the water for a fun time!
President: Alex McCarthy
Meetings: Practices are scheduled weekly on Mondays 11:15am-12:15pm, Wednesdays 8am-9am, and Thursdays 1pm-2pm in the Pool
Advisor: Lindsay McMahon
Thespis Players are a group of students that love exploring theater, acting, improv, and everything in between. They work to put on live shows, improv events, and other neat forms of entertainment.
President: Alex Frieze
Meetings: Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the PAC
Advisor: Chris Abbandonato