Academic/Professionalgroups that provide an opportunity to discuss and share information related to a specific academic discipline and/or career.
Club Sportgroups that provide opportunities to engage in sport or physical activity for recreational purposes
Dancegroups that focus specifically on moving rhythmically to music. These groups provide the opportunity to develop physically and artistically through the various techniques, performances, and choreography.
Fraternities and Sororitiesthese are fraternal organizations registered by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Honor Societygroups that recognize superior academic achievement and leadership qualities and are usually based on professions and/or academic programs.
International/Multiculturalgroups that provide an opportunity to increase campus understanding of a specific nation and/or culture (s), provide students with an avenue to explore and celebrate their own cultural heritage and provide programs and services designed to support students of various cultural heritages at the University.
Media/Publicationgroups that provide opportunities for members to gain hands on experience through various means, including TV, radio, and print.
Music/Performing Artsgroups that provide opportunities for involvement and exposure to the performing arts (music, dance, theater).
Philanthropicgroups that seek to raise funds and/or support for a particular charity or cause
Physical Activitygroups that provide opportunities for participation in intercollegiate competitive sports teams
Politicalgroups that provide a forum of support and debate involving political parties, political issues and/or candidates seeking office.
Religious/Spiritualgroups that observe and follow religious practices and provide fellowship and outreach.
Residence Hall Interest HouseResidence Life sponsored groups that provide a supportive residential environment that will strengthen students' overall collegiate experience related to special and/or academic interests.
Servicegroups that function mainly to provide service to the campus and/or community and surrounding areas.
Special Interestgroups that provide communities for students to discuss and share information about specific topics and common interests not covered in any other category.
Student Councilgroups that serve as student councils in various colleges, schools, departments and residence areas.
Student Government Associationgroups that are recognized by the Pennsylvania State University President, the Vice President of Student Affairs, and the Penn State Office of Student Activities (OSA) for student governance responsibilities.
University Affiliategroups that are created and supported by the University, such as University Park Allocation Committee, Lion Ambassadors, Distinguished Speaker Series.