Whether it’s Student Senate, Greek Life or the Outing 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 of the time. Stop by the Student Services Office (Powers Hall Room 204) to talk about starting a new organization!

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: Skyler Mushlit

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Lois-Ann Kuntz

Are you interested in Rainbow Ball Weekend? Check out the Facebook Page for more information about the event!

UMM was highlighted on CollegeCovered for not only its LGBTQ friendliness, but its work in the community as well!

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 also earned top honors from Campus Pride for inclusiveness!

The Black Student Union (BSU) is committed to building a strong and inclusive UMM through programs and events that support an ethnic and racially diverse community.

President: Alondra Candelario

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: TBA

The Conservation Law Club works to create connections between UMM students and the Conservation Law field.

President: Nick Sanborn

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Gerard Zegers

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) International – Sigma Xi Chapter is a chem-free and leadership sorority. Formed in 1994, they strive to influence the community in a positive way through various service projects, including two major philanthropic projects, fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Easter Seals. Internationally, their mascot is a giraffe and their colors are blue and gold. Locally, their mascot is a panther and their colors are purple and white. Their official flower, internationally and locally, is the yellow Jonquil. Their 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: Kyle Little

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

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: Avery Davis

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Daniel Qualls

Check out the Game Club Facebook Page to learn more about the group and any upcoming events!

Greek Council represents six of UMM’s seven Greek organizations. Greek Council facilitates positive Inter-Greek relations on and off campus.

Kappa Alpha Kappa (KAK) is a local sorority founded in September of 1928 at UMM. They value friendship, sisterhood and service, 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. They also put on raffles to donate money to local and national organizations, like the Next Step and Sarah’s House. Their colors are maroon and gold and their brother fraternity is Psi Delta.

Kappa Mu Alpha was founded at UMM in 1953 and with no national affiliation, it means KMA is unique to only UMM. Their colors are navy blue and white and their sister organization is Phi Tau Phi. Together, they 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 UMM student body.

Omicron Delta Pi (ODP) is a co-ed, all-inclusive, human rights and advocacy collegiate fraternity. Their colors are black, pink and silver.

Outing Club provides experience and training in outdoor activities of general interest to all students.

President: Lexi Daggett

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Karen Beeftink

P.E.A.C.H. (also known as the Art Club) works to be an accepting net for the creative process, to share artistic and creative endeavors, to learn to grow while experiencing the creative world in a supportive environment, to journey into the world in search of beauty, interest, and inspiration, and to work towards bringing the artistic realm back into UMM life.

President: Mary Marble

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Bernie Vinzani

Founded at UMM in October of 1928, Phi Tau Phi (PTP) 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 they share UMM’s colors – 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 (PD) is a service fraternity and a chapter of the Alpha Delta national service fraternity. Psi Delta is dedicated to doing service for UMM and the Machias Community and has blue and gold colors. Their sister organization is Kappa Alpha Kappa.

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) works to be a voice for residential students, providing hall governance, new and creative events, and community building within the residence halls.

President: Kayla Cosmo

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Tess Giordano

Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership, better known as S.A.I.L.,  is the organization on campus which provides programming for the entire student body. They also work closely with other clubs and organizations, providing opportunities for building community on campus.

President: Kayla Cosmo

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: TBA

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: Skyler Mushlit

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Sherrie Sprangers

Sigma Chi Lambda (SCL) is a local fraternity that was founded in January 1995, and is focused on cultivating and maintaining the high ideals of friendship, justice, and learning through leadership and recreation. Their colors are red and white, and they are brothers to Epsilon Sigma Alpha.

The UMM Student Senate is the elected representative of the student body. Senators engage with campus staff, faculty and administration to ensure that when an idea or issue comes forward that they are properly dealt with, as to benefit everyone.

President: Avery Davis

Meetings: Please check out the website for full details

Advisor: TBA

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: Kayla Cosmo

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Christopher Abbandonato

The UMM F.O.O.D. Group explores various options to practice environmentally friendly food habits to fight food waste while also feeding people!

President: KwiNam Park

Meetings: Please email the President and Advisor for meeting times!

Advisor: Lori Schnieders

UMM’s radio station, WUMM 91.1 is a fully operational radio program consisting of student, staff, and community DJs. It serves Machias and the greater Washington County region.

President: Avery Davis

Meetings: Please check out the website for full details

Advisor: TBA

Below you will find supporting forms for student organizations. The forms are accessible to any UMaine student. Please note that you must be logged into your @maine.edu account to access most of these links.

UMM Student Organization Reservation Request

UMM Payment Request & Authorization Form

UMM Student Organization Registration Form (for new organizations or renewing defunct organizations)

UMM Student Club & Organization Handbook