Student Groups

Want to make a difference?  Consider joining one of the many student groups on campus working on issues related to sustainability.

Know of a student group that should be highlighted on our list?  Please click the Connect with Us button to let us know about it.

Active Minds at Auburn University

Active Minds Logo


Purpose: To change the conversation about mental health and destigmatize seeking mental health on campus.

AU Involve: Active Minds at Auburn University

Twitter: Active MindsAU

Page on Health Promotion & Wellness: Active Minds


Auburn Engineers Without Borders


Purpose: To work with communities in developing countries to promote sustainable solutions to practical problems.

AU Involve: Auburn Engineers Without Borders

Twitter: AuburnEngineers

Facebook: Engineers Without Borders: Auburn University


Auburn for Water

Auburn for Water LogoPurpose:  To passionately and proactively serve the world around them by educating Auburn University about the crisis that exists regarding the scarcity of clean water.

AU Involve: Auburn for Water

Twitter: Auburn for Water

Facebook: Auburn For Water

Earth Strike

Earth Strike LogoPurpose: Earth Strike is a chapter of Earth Strike Intl., a grassroots, climate activist movement – by the people, for the people. They are fighting for immediate, unambiguous, and binding agreements designed to curb carbon emissions 80% by 2030, while investing in renewable energy, transitioning to a 100% renewable economy, and engage in regenerative practices to plant the seeds of new growth for our already damaged planet.

AU Involve:  Earth Strike


Website: AU Earth Strike

Environmental Action Committee

Logo for the Environmental Action CommitteePurpose: To promote positive environmental practices and methods to live an environmentally sustainable lifestyle.

AU Involve:  Environmental Action Committee

Instagram: auburneac

Environmental Design Student Organization

Environmental Design Student Organization LogoPurpose: To encourage conservation and community with Environmental Design students and other design majors through monthly meetings, socials, and fundraisers.

AU Involve:  EDSO

Website: EDSO

Twitter: EDSO

Facebook: EDSO

For the Bees

Photo of a bee on a yellow flowerPurpose: To raise awareness and funds in response to the bee crisis and support local beekeepers in Auburn.

AU Involve:  For the Bees


Geography Student Organization

Geography Student Organization LogoPurpose:  To introduce and promote the knowledge of geographical issues and our ability to alter the relationship between human societies and the environment in a positive way. Membership is not restricted to Geography Students students.

AU Involve: Geography Student Organization

Facebook: Geography Student Organization

Horticulture Club

Hands planting a plantPurpose: To promote horticultural activities including promoting the profession of horticulture, sponsoring horticultural activities, encouraging fellowship among membership with kindred interests, and improving and promoting horticultural plant production via research, teaching, extension, and service activities.

AU Involve: Horticulture Club

Facebook: Horticulture Club


International Justice Mission

International Justice Mission LogoPurpose: To free victims of human trafficking, slavery, and domestic violence. As a campus chapter, they raise money to support IJM internationally and raise awareness for these issues.

AU Involve: IJM Chapter

Twitter: IJM

Facebook: International Justice Mission

Marine Biology Club

Logo for Auburn University Marine Biology Club

Purpose: To bring people together who have a common love for our world’s oceans. Monthly meetings and field trips help expose members to a variety of topics and career paths in the marine biology field.  While many members are marine biology majors, anyone interested may join!

AU Involve: Marine Biology Club

Facebook: AUmarinebiology

National Society of Black Engineers


Purpose: To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

AU Involve: NSBE

Website: NSBE

Twitter: NSBE

Facebook: Auburn University NSBE

Organic Garden Club

Purpose: To provide hands-on education about natural growing methods for edible and medicinal plants as well as search out and bring together different natural growing methods to maximize efficiency of farming techniques.

AU Involve: Organic Garden Club

Website: Organic Garden Club

Facebook: Organic Garden Club at Auburn University

Plant-Based Plainsman

plant-based plainsman logoPurpose: To open minds to the idea of a plant-based vegan diet at Auburn, to educate people of the multiple existing reasons to go vegan (morals, health, and environment, etc); and create a welcoming environment for existing vegan students at Auburn. You aren’t required to be vegan, vegetarian or have any specific lifestyle in order to be a member of this club.

AUinvolve: Plant-Based Plainsman

Instagram: Plant-Based Plainsman

Society for Conservation Biology

Purpose: To promote the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity.

AU Involve: Society for Conservation Biology

Website: AU Chapter of Society for Conservation Biology

Society for Natural Resources

SNR LogoPurpose: To positively impact our community on a local and global scale by bringing together undergraduate, graduate, and faculty who are interested in the discussion, experience, and practice of natural resource management.

AU Involve: Society for Natural Resources

Website: Society for Natural Resources

Facebook: The Society for Natural Resources


Spectrum LogoPurpose: The goal of Spectrum: Auburn University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, otherwise known as just Spectrum, is to promote mutually supportive relationships among all students in the interest of advancing campus and community diversity. Spectrum serves as a safe place for students who are part of gender, sexual, and romantic minorities (GSRMs), those who are still discovering themselves, and their allies to gather and discuss topics that relate to them, as well as establish an environment free from discrimination based on sexual orientation as well as gender identity and expression. All are welcome, and all meetings are confidential!
AU Involve: Spectrum

Twitter: AuburnSpectrum

Facebook: AuburnSpectrum

Instagram: AuburnSpectrum

Student Government Association

Auburn SGA logoPurpose: To serve all students by gathering meaningful feedback, enacting positive change, and establishing genuine human connections.

AU Involve: SGA

Website: SGA

Facebook: AuburnUniversitySGA

The Campus Kitchen at Auburn University

Auburn Campus Kitchen logoPurpose: To help fight hunger in the Auburn community, repackage unserved food in the dining halls to turn these donations into nourishing meals, and deliver meals to those in need.

AU Involve: The Campus Kitchen at AU

Website: The Campus Kitchen at AU

Twitter: ckp_auburn

Facebook: The-Campus-Kitchen-at-Auburn-University


US Green Building Council: Auburn Chapter

United States Green Building Council Auburn University Chapter LogoPurpose: To provide students a forum for education and discussion of sustainable building practices, open to all majors because subject affects everyone.

AU Involve: USGBCauburn

Twitter: USGBCauburn

Facebook: USGBCauburn

Universities Fighting World Hunger - Auburn

Auburn University Committee of 19 LogoPurpose: Fighting hunger both locally and globally through awareness raising initiatives, fundraising initiatives, and service initiatives.

AU Involve: Universities Fighting World Hunger – Auburn Flagship Chaper

Twitter: UFWHAuburn




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