Student Organizations Directory
The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national and international community service activities, fundraising and activism. Students self-select the Public Service category through the student organization registration processes and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.
- Pancakes for Parkinson's
Pancakes for Parkinson's is an annual pancake breakfast hosted by UVA students.Our main goal is to serve those suffering from Parkinson's and their families by fundraising for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. We hope to provide an event where UVA students and the Charlottesville community can come together to eat pancakes in the spirit of service!
- Pause 4 Paws
This organization will spread awareness with regards to animal welfare. This includes human dependency on and exploitation of animals for food, clothing, entertainment, scientific research, and as pets.
- Peanuts and Crackerjacks
The mission of Peanuts and Crackerjacks is to provide underprivileged Charlottesville children with strong positive relationships through the American past-time of baseball. Mentors attend UVA baseball games with the children, and develop a strong bond over the course of the season, providing an uplifting experience that will motivate the children to strive for their dreams regardless of current economic situations. We are currently expanding, so please contact us if you are interested in joining at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phi Alpha Delta
The purpose of this Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.
- Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Zeta Eta Chapter)
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is a historically black Greek letter organization that was founded on January 9, 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Phi Beta Sigma is an organization focused on personal growth for the betterment of all of man kind through the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship and service. The Zeta Eta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded here at the University of Virginia in 1974. Some of our national programs include Project S.W.W.A.C. (Sigmas Waging War Against Cancer) and Book-A-Bration (an effort to collect donated books from University students to be used by schools in West Africa).
- Phi Delta Theta (Virginia Beta Chapter)
The Virginia Beta chapter of Phi Delta Theta is an organization which is seeking ambitious individuals whom wish to involve themselves in a society of men who endeavor to obtain a high standard of mental cultivation, high standards of moral character, and above all else, establish lifelong friendships with our members and alumni.
- Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji, Omicron Chapter)
Phi Gamma Delta exists to promote lifelong friendships, to reaffirm high ethical standards and values, and to foster personal development in the pursuit of excellence. Phi Gamma Delta is committed to provide opportunities for each brother to develop responsibility, leadership, scholarship and social skills in order to become a fully contributing member of society.
- Phi Kappa Psi (Virginia Alpha Chapter)
- Phi Sigma Kappa (Psi Chapter)
- Phi Society
- Physicians for Peace Student Chapter
The Physicians for Peace campus alliance is an organization designed to bring together undergraduate, medical, and other graduate students interested in long-term, sustainable, replicable medical education and training, as well as those interested in global health initiatives and changing lives in the developing world.
- Pi Beta Phi (Virginia Epsilon Chapter)
Pi Beta Phi is a sorority at the University of Virginia that promotes friendship, develops intellect and integrity, cultivates leadership potential, and enriches lives through comminity service.
- Pi Kappa Alpha (Alpha Chapter)
- Pi Kappa Phi (Beta Upsilon Chapter)
- Pi Lambda Phi (Virginia Omega Alpha Chapter)
- Project M
Project M aims to provide practical, hands on marketing opportunities for students at the University of Virginia. Students will work in small project teams to create a marketing campaign for clients through the use of market research and market planning. Clients will include small businesses in the city of Charlottesville as well as members of the University of Virginia community (students running for StudCo, other CIO's, event hosts etc.). These projects will give members experience in the field of marketing, and subsequently foster their marketing skills as well as further their marketing knowledge. At the end of each project, teams will produce a deliverable to give to clients. It is up to the client's discretion as to whether they wish to implement the recommendations or not. Throughout the semester, the executive board will host workshops to provide the necessary skillsets to members.