Student Clubs and Organizations

The University of Mary Washington offers more than 120 clubs and organizations for students. A complete listing of student clubs is available.  If the club you want doesn’t exist yet, Student Activities will show you how to start it.

Please contact the Office of Student Activities and Engagement (SAE) at or (540) 654-1061 if you have any questions regarding student clubs and organizations.

Campus Governance | Publications | Entertainment

Campus Governance

Provides avenues for self-governance and a student voice on University decisions

Honor Council

The Honor Council stewards the Honor System by investigating Honor accusations, running Honor hearings, and issuing Honor sanctions related to lying, cheating, and stealing.

Judicial Review Board

The Judicial Review Board (JRB) hears alleged violations of University policy to decide responsibility and assign sanctions.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is a forum where students bring their concerns about campus issues ranging from academics to safety. SGA also addresses local, state, and national issues which affect students. SGA is the students’ link with the administration.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is a student elected body that oversees the fair disbursement of funds to UMW recognized clubs and organizations. The Finance Committee meets Sundays at 6:30 p.m. in the SAE conference room. Please sign up in the SAE Office no later than Thursday at 4 p.m. to request a meeting time. A listing of all Finance Committee allocations over $100 for Fall of 2012 is available on request. Questions pertaining to the Finance Committee should be directed to the Chair, Shirley Martey at

Class Council

Class Council coordinates and maintains UMW traditions through large-scale events on campus.  The intention of Class Council is to provide inexpensive social activities for the student body to enjoy such as a Junior Ring Week, Devil Goat Day and Graduation events.


Express yourself through literature, poetry, and music.

The Aubade

The Aubade, the student run literary and art magazine, provides an outlet for current UMW student poets, authors and artists to be published. Showcasing the best of what the artistic community has to offer including poetry, artwork, fiction, and dramatic writing, the Aubade is published on a bi-annual basis, allowing for new student works every semester.

The Battlefield

The Battlefield is the yearbook of UMW, and its purpose is to provide students with a collection of memories to capture the year’s events in a creative, comprehensive publication.

The Bullet

The Bullet is UMW’s student-run, award-winning newspaper. The goal of The Bullet is to inform the students, faculty, staff, and subscribers of the events and concerns of the UMW student population. The Bullet also serves as a medium for students to voice opinions via editorials and guest columnists. The Bullet also helps local advertisers reach the students, faculty, staff, and subscribers. The Bullet is published every Thursday in the fall and spring semesters.

WMWC Radio

WMWC Radio-91.5 is the University’s online radio station which has been broadcasting since 1946.


These student clubs prepare and organize various entertainment activities for students.

Cheap Seats Cinema

Cheap Seats Cinema strives to bring quality film entertainment to the Mary Washington community through screen and television programming. Cheap Seats offers affordable weekend entertainment to students by bringing the latest movies to campus. Blockbuster movies are offered almost every weekend in Monroe 116 for $1.

Giant Productions

Giant Productions is a student-run entertainment committee which books and presents bands and other acts for students to enjoy.

University Programming Council

The University Programming Council (UPC) is the main programming group for The Underground in Lee Hall. Programming runs six nights a week, with Acoustic Acts, BINGO, Trivia Nights, Game Nights, Fall Fest, Winter Carnival, Spring Fling, Be-A-Kid Night, Open Mic Nights, and Karaoke.