Student Groups, Clubs & Organizations

There are over 200 student clubs and organizations to get involved with on campus. Groups range from political and cultural groups to religious, social, service, athletic, arts, media, pre-professional, or academic.  Before you consider joining a group or organization be sure it is recognized by the University. To check, contact the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership at 518-442-5566 or online at You can also view all recognized student groups, and organizations on

If you or someone you know has experienced or witnessed hazing associated with a student group, club or organization, you can help yourself, your friend, and the organization
by taking action to help stop and prevent future occurrences; do not assume that nothing serious will happen as a result of the hazing activity.  The first step is to report observations directly or confidentially either via the web or phone.   

You may report directly or confidentially using the following OPTIONS:

  • To report an emergency dial 911 from any phone
  • To confidentially report via phone: Office of Student Involvement & Leadership at 518-442-5566
  • To confidentially report via the web:
  • To report directly to police:
    University Police…518-442-3131 or submit anonymous report at
    Albany City Police…518-438-4000 or text “APDTips” to the anonymous tip line at 847411 (Tip411)


The World Within Reach

Students participate in more than 200 student clubs and honor societies, and enjoy a busy calendar of campus events.