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Science is challenging, and at times our research projects can be frustrating and discouraging. This is just one reason why it is so important to build a strong community as a scientist. To help you on your journey, here are links to different lists of clubs at UMass Chan (with some relevant groups highlighted beneath):

Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Student Organizations

  • Diversity Interest Group
  • Graduate Student Body Committee
  • Project Linus
  • MassTERi Entrepreneurship Club
  • Samanvaya
  • Plantation 2 Peak: UMass Chan Medical School Outing Club
  • Industry Exploration Program (IndEx)

Student Organizations Catalogue

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • Life After the PhD Planning Committee
  • Best Buddies
  • Correctional Health Educators
  • Max Baker Resource Center
  • Neuroscience Education Regarding Divergence (NERD)
  • Worcester Technical High School Mentoring Program
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association
  • Community Garden Interest Group
  • JewMass
  • Middle Eastern and North African Student Association
  • QMass
  • UMass Chan Muslim Student Association
  • UMass Chan Christian Fellowship
  • UMass Chan Chess Club
  • UMass Chan Barbell Club
  • UMass Chan Soccer Club
  • Graduate Student Body Committee
  • …and more!

Affinity Groups

  • African American, Latinx, Asian & Native American (AALANA) Affinity Group
  • Colorful Voices Network
  • Disabilities Affinity Group
  • LGBTA Affinity Group
  • Professional Women’s Group
  • UMass Chan Postdoc Association
  • People of Color Affinity Group
  • Veterans Groups