Get involved. Try something new. Change the world.

There are lots of ways to get involved in clubs, events and special programs around campus.

We have academic clubs, honor societies, student organizations, Student Programming Council, Student Government Association, national sororities, a student magazine, student ad agency and a student literary journal. We’re home to six athletics teams, including varsity esports.


Student Clubs

Our active student body has created a wide variety of groups on campus.



  • Acute Math Club
  • Collegiate DECA
  • Chemistry Club
  • Students Learning About Teacher Education (SLATE)
  • Warehouse Theatre Company



  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Tri Beta
  • Mortar Board Society
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Sigma Eta Rho
  • Sigma Tau Delta



  • Association of Student Athletes
  • Student Government Association (SGA)



  • Black Women Enlightened (BWE)
  • Student Organization for Latina Students (SOLS)



  • Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority Inc.
  • Kappa Delta
  • Tri Sigma
  • Sigma Gamma Rho


Special Interest

  • Astro Girls
  • Chi Alpha
  • Creative Stars
  • D-Co (Dance Collaborations)
  • The Paranormal Sisters: Stephens Conspiracies Club
  • Stephens College Sticker Club
  • Stephens Cheer Club
  • Student Programming Council (SPC)

Updated December 2019


Don’t see the club you’re looking for? You can start that club! Contact the Office of Student Development at [email protected].


Campus Traditions

Stephens is steeped in rich campus traditions, some dating back to the school’s founding in 1833. Here are a few favorite traditions maintained by the Office of Student Development.



Each year, Stephens College celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A committee of faculty, staff and students creates a program that captures his impact through song, spoken word, dance and a call to action to inspire and appreciate the journey toward equality.


Midnight Breakfast

Hosted by our Student Programming Council, Midnight Breakfast is an annual tradition that invites students to take a break from studying for finals. Faculty and staff connect with students during the last week of the semester by serving late-night breakfast in Stamper Commons.


Stress Less Fest

Stress Less Fest is a great way for students to relax and unwind before finals. Students enjoy free food, games, crafts and tips on how to de-stress.


Crossing the Bridge

Each fall as new students come to campus to begin their Stephens journey, they are invited to cross the bridges that are part of Stephens College campus. There, they are welcomed by current members into the Stephens community. Each spring, Stephens alumnae welcome the graduating class into the 20,000 strong Stephens College Alumnae Association. Seniors cross the bridges again, symbolizing their fast-approaching departure from campus and entry into the world beyond Stephens.


Student Leadership

Stephens takes pride in providing leadership opportunities for our students, including:

  • Resident Assistant
  • Community Director
  • Orientation Group Coordinator
  • Orientation Group Leader
  • Susie’s Retail Team
  • Social Media Ambassador

Look out for postings from the Office of Student Development to learn how you can apply.


Community Involvement

At the beginning of the fall semester, the Office of Student Development hosts a Community Involvement Fair, inviting organizations within the Columbia community to campus.


Connect with Your Fellow Students

Facebook Groups:

One way students get involved is through the entering class Facebook pages. Each Fall’s entering class shares a page where students can connect before they arrive on campus, throughout their time at Stephens, and as new alumnae.

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