Can't decide on an organization? Join the club. When you go down the list of amazing clubs and organizations at Sewanee (only a handful listed here,) please heed these two words of advice: pace yourself.

Clubs & Organizations

With more than 80 student organizations, all manners of leadership opportunities, club sports, publications, honor societies, and social justice groups, you'll be sure to find at least one thing (or 20) you want to do. And if you can't find one that fits your style, create your own!

Order of the Gown

The Order of the Gown was established in 1873 and is a society of Sewanee students recognized for their academic distinction. The Order of the Gown advises Student Government and promotes the spirit, tradition, and ideals of the University.

Sewanee Purple

The fundamental purpose of this student-run newspaper is to bring awareness to students, faculty, and community members of daily life and special events at the college. The Sewanee Purple is committed to investigating matters that concern the welfare and enlightenment of the larger community.

Greek Life

When most people think of fraternities and sororities, they tend to think of community service and leadership opportunities. Although that's certainly true at Sewanee, there's also a lot more. Greek Life is where you'll form bonds that lead to lifelong friendship and boundless networks of support that will follow you wherever you go.

Student Activities Board

Student Activities at Sewanee, through its programs, organizations, and events, coordinates and implements cultural, educational, recreational, and social co-curricular activities that contribute to the University’s purpose of the development of the whole person through a liberal arts education.

Student Government

The Student Government shall provide an opportunity for students to engage actively with and enact change within the University of the South. Furthermore, the Student Government shall be responsible for continuously engaging the student body in conversations concerning the activities of the University.

Sewanee Volunteer Fire Department

Established in 1951, this volunteer-based emergency service is compromised of approximately 40 trained volunteers from faculty, staff, student, and community members.