Meet your classmates, get involved in your community, and develop your skills by joining a student organization. With so many groups to choose from, the Carlson School is sure to host a community that suits your interests.
Undergraduate Student Organizations
Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi)
This co-ed professional business fraternity brings together students with a common interest in business for scholastic and social activities. AKPsi develops members both socially and professionally through close personal and business relationships.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
As a collegiate chapter of the national American Marketing Association, the main goal of the group is to promote a better understanding of marketing and its role in the business world. AMA provides students the opportunity to hear business leaders speak on current marketing issues, tour area firms, and make valuable business contacts.
Business Association of Multicultural Students (BAM)
This organization is dedicated to providing students with a diverse perspective of today’s global business environment and assisting them in their pursuit of professional excellence and community leadership.
Business Board (B-Board)
As the student government body of the Carlson Undergraduate Program, B-Board sets policies that govern student organizations. Members serve on various committees and plan activities to foster interaction among students and faculty.
Carlson School Accounting Club (CSAC)
CSAC is here to give credible, thorough information about the accounting profession. Foster inclusivity, diversity, and comradery in a personable and sustainable basis. Build relationships within the Carlson School student, faculty, and alumni network as well as the Twin Cities to promote professional, academic, and social development. We are also dispelling the notion that accountants aren't fun.
The mission of Club MIS is to foster relations among Management Information Systems students, faculty and the business community.
The mission of Collegiate DECA is to serve its diverse international membership as a professional organization, providing leadership and career-oriented opportunities to develop and enhance tomorrow’s leaders. Collegiate DECA focuses on leadership, networking, experiential learning, career development, and community service.
The mission of Compass is to engage the Carlson LGBTQ+A community to encourage all Carlson students to be their authentic selves both as students and as professionals. Compass does this by providing volunteer, educational, professional development, and networking opportunities.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in Universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity, and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
Entrepreneurship Club (Entre Club)
This organization is dedicated to teaching students how to become financially independent, successful entrepreneurs by bringing in CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business owners to tell their stories.
GLOBE is committed to fostering awareness, knowledge and understanding of international management and multicultural issues among students. International exchange students are paired with a buddy to ease the transition into American culture.
International Business Association (IBA)
IBA is for students interested in the interchange between international business and development. The group fosters dialogue about the importance of globalization, emerging economies, and their underlying developmental challenges.
Investment and Finance Organization (InFO)
InFO provides students the opportunity to discover the various occupations and issues involved with the financial industry. Meetings include in-depth discussions about the stock market, investing, bonds, commodities, and financial planning.
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)/Black Business Professionals
The principal activities of NABA/Black Business Professionals are centered on the goals of cultivating interest among minority youth in the fields of accounting, finance, information technology, and other business related fields.
National Organization for Business and Engineering (NOBE)
The National Organization for Business and Engineering (NOBE) is a national society uniting business, management, and engineering organizations from universities coast to coast. NOBE provides professional development and networking opportunities for UMN students interested in the intersection of business and engineering.
Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to improve the world. Members are current and emerging leaders in corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability who are actively improving the world.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
SHRM aims to enhance HRIR, HRD, Psychology, and students of all majors’ classroom experiences. Becoming a member of SHRM is a great supplement prior to a HR career; furthermore, SHRM offers top HR professionals as speakers, site visits, and social and volunteer events.
Sports Management Association
Sports Management Association is committed to providing an insight to the highly competitive sports marketplace. The group strives to foster an education of the different business careers in the sports industry and in other industries that apply business principles to their products through associations with sports.
Stock Traders Club (STC)
The goal of STC is to provide information to students which will help them understand the various financial instruments and enable them to make informed investment decisions. The group focuses on teaching the “nuts and bolts” of investing and managing money.
Student Accounting and Finance Association (SAFA)
SAFA serves as a liaison between professional accounting and finance representatives and students to provide a social atmosphere for networking, as well as service opportunities to develop professional skills.
Truth in Business (TIB)
The mission of TIB is to unite, equip, and send Christians with an interest in business into the workplace to do God's will. The group brings a unique perspective into the marketplace through a variety of speakers and teachings while integrating integrity and biblical knowledge.
U-Finance provides free financial assistance to other University student organizations. The group’s principal services include: preparing nonprofit tax records, creating or improving systems for tracking finances, assisting fees-receiving groups in yearly audits, and training leaders of each organization on better financial management.
Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC)
The mission of UCC is to help students gain access to careers at premier global consulting firms as well as niche companies. Throughout the year the UCC hosts a variety of events focused on assisting members in reaching their goals of becoming consulting professionals.
Undergraduate Supply Chain and Operations Club (SCOC)
This organization provides an exciting environment for students to learn about supply chain management through professional speaker events, site visits, case competitions, a mentorship program, internship opportunities, and more. SCOC educates and encourages students in all majors about the importance and cross-functionality of supply chain management.
Undergraduate Women in Business (WIB)
This organization is dedicated to bringing women together in business-related fields through networking, speakers, volunteering, and social events. WIB helps develop skills to succeed in the business world and facilitates personal and professional growth.
Volunteer Tax Assistance Program (VTAP)
The Volunteer Tax Assistance Program (VTAP) is a student run service organization that provides free tax assistance to low to moderate-income individuals through the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.