As a student at Olivet Nazarene University, you will have numerous ways to get involved. Whether your interests lie in student government, equestrianism, biology or service opportunities, there is a club or an organization that’s just the right fit for you.
Olivet's varsity esports teams compete nationally in Beat Saber, League of Legends and Overwatch. Teams compete remotely in the esports facility located in Parrott Convocation Center. The facility is outfitted with 22 gaming stations and two large screens for overall play-monitoring. Esport teams are under the direction of Mike Szostek, faculty instructor of media arts for the Department of Art & Digital Media and system administrator/analyst in the Department of Information Technology.
Student Body President
The Student Body President serves as the primary representative of the student body to the various facets of the University and the community at large. The President is responsible for the faithful execution of all provisions in the Constitution and all rulings of the Student Council as well as presiding at all meetings of the ASC Voting Council. The President also supervises allorganizations under the umbrella of ASC.
Spiritual Life Ministries
The Spiritual Life ministries are chaired by the Co-Executive Officers for Spiritual Life and exist for the spirit-led advancement of His kingdom through service, acknowledging Christ as our foundation. The Spiritual Life ministries provide students opportunities for involvement through various in-reach (To serve ONU students) and out-reach (To serve the community) activities.
Social Life events are led by the Executive Officers for Social Life and the ASC Voting Council in conjunction with the Office of Student Development. Primary annual responsibilities include Ollies Follies, Paint Wars, Candy Costume Fest, and the Christmas Party, along with many other social activities to build community amongst the campus and community.
The Publicity Council is led by the Executive Officer for Publicity. The Publicity Council advertises for all-school events, class council events, and ASC clubs and organizations events by graphically designing posters and other guerilla marketing tactics. This council has a tremendous influence on communication to the student body and the success of ASC sponsored activities.
The Aurora Yearbook is led by a student Executive Editor. Each academic year, the Aurora Yearbook student staff takes photographs as well as writes, edits, formats and publishes stories about campus life. All students are encouraged to join the staff!
Clubs and Honor Societies
ASC Clubs and Honor Societies are managed by the Executive Officer for Student Relations. Such organizations exist to serve and represent the student body in their respective departments, campus, and the community at large. ASC Clubs and Honor Societies have meetings, host events, and travel based on their focus.
Biophilic (Biology Club)
This club exists to promote community and service within the biology department, the campus of Olivet, and surrounding area as well as understanding of biology and the environment.
Capitol Hill Gang (Political Science Club)
This club exists in order to encourage political activity and debate among the students, faculty, and staff in order to advance awareness on domestic and global issues.
This club exists to involve all students on campus who enjoy chemistry.
This club provides a welcoming environment for students who enjoy crafting. There are opportunities to learn new craft skills as well as to share your creations in craft shows.
Diakonia (Social Work)
This club exists in order to promote fellowship for social work and social welfare-oriented students. Various activities will be sponsored in order to raise awareness at ONU about human need.
Enactus (formerly known as SIFE)
This club exists to provide college students the best opportunity to make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise.
This club exists to promote community among students who have an interest or passion for horses and to promote understanding of horsemanship.
Exercise Science Club
This club exists to promote unity among all students interested in Exercise Science, including various job opportunities in the field and graduate school speakers.
This club exists to promote and instruct in theatre arts. Specifically focuses on the production of stage shows and the advancement of student talent with emphases on Christian worldview and spiritual development to accompany theatrical accomplishment.
This club exists in order to provide students with an opportunity to learn about and participate in investments. It teaches students how to invest wisely and that there is always a risk when investing. All majors are welcome!
Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society)
This honor society exists to encourage and promote the continuing excellence in the education department.
Kappa Delta Rho (Family and Consumer Science Honor Society)
This honor society is dedicated to recognizing and encouraging excellence in scholarship, research and leadership in Family and Consumer Sciences.
Lambda Pi Eta Theta Beta (Communication Department Honor Society)
This honor society exists to encourage the development and reward the accomplishments of those in the communications program.
This club promotes community amongst students who share a passion for mathematics by participating in mathematical origami, math scavenger hunts, math movies and an annual Math Murder Mystery. No upper division math is required.
MuKappa (Students from International Missionary and Military Homes)
This club exists to encourage the international missionary and military students at Olivet.
National Association for Music Educators
This club exists to help future music educators and the community music programs learn more about music education and how to be Christ-like influences in our respective communities.
National Science Teachers Association
This club exists to promote the mission of NSTA and familiarize students with the resources provided by the association as well as provide opportunities for professional growth and development.
Nursing Student Association
This club exists to provide unity and support among the nursing students and to provide community service opportunities such as blood drives.
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society)
This honor society exists to encourage and promote continuing excellence in the history department.
Law and Politics Society
This club exists in order to promote the awareness of law and the legal profession and to prepare ourselves for the challenges of law school and of a legal career.
Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)
This honor society exists to encourage academic growth and excellence in the psychology field.
Sigma Tau Delta (English and English Education Honor Society)
This honor society exists to encourage academic growth and excellence in the field of English through opportunities such as the submission of personal writings to national competitions.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Student chapter
Students interested in entering a career in human resources will be enriched by a membership in both the local chapter and national organizations. Members have the opportunity to explore internship and job opportunities, network with industry professionals, attend conferences, compete in case competitions and apply for scholarships.
Spoons 4 Forks
This club exists as an improv team that performs a show regularly about once a month both on and off campus. We exist to show that Christians relax, have a good time and laugh ‘til it hurts while glorifying God in the process.
Student Dietetic Association (SDA)
This club exists to join dietetic majors together as a community for making a positive impact on the nutritional status of our local and global communities.
Student Education Association (SEA)
This club exists to empower future educators in their pursuit to invest in the lives of the next generation.
Student Unit of Family and Consumer Sciences
This club exists to provide an introduction into the profession of family consumer sciences and development of Christian professional attitudes and competencies.
Tabletop Games Club
This club exists to provide a supportive gaming community for students on campus. Anyone who loves playing games is welcome to join or attend events.
The McGraw Marketing Club
The McGraw Marketing Club (mClub) allows Olivet students to experience what means to thrive in business and life through guest speakers, 'ADventure' road-trips, and real-world marketing and advertising projects through our relationships with professional associations, ONU alumni, and community/ministry partners. mClub encourages cross-disciplinary engagement with Communications Studies, Art and Digital Media, and other areas of study across campus.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Chemical engineering students seeking to foster a community, network, and forge a better understanding of chemical engineering including serving the local area and campus.
This clubs seeks to provide students with a greater understanding of the variety of careers available within the accounting profession through social, educational, and networking events.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
This club promotes the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
Olivet Film Community
This club exists for students who are willing to work on videos via acting, filming, editing, or writing and educate those with an interest in filmmaking.
ONU CEC Student Chapter (Council for Exceptional Children)
This club is for those who major in and have a passion for those with special needs in the community; through participating in the community, students are provided with the opportunity to reach a variety of people and create connections for their future career.
Public Relations Society of America (PRSSA)
This club exists to establish a community of strategic communication young professionals through affiliation with an international organization through which students broaden networking opportunities, participate in community outreach, and earn leadership experience.
Olivet Book Club
A creative community on Olivet’s campus where students with a passion for writing, reading, and/or the sharing and construction of ideas can meet and make connections among like-minded people.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
This club exists to encourage academic growth and excellence in the field of engineering, particularly among women in the engineering field.
This club exists to practice stewardship and conservation of God’s creation as well as provide zoology majors with the opportunity to learn about future careers, create professional connections, and discover personal passions.
Phi Beta Lambda (Business Competition)
Inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)
This honor society exists in order to promote the awareness of legal and governmental policies.
Sigma Delta Pi-Chi Omega (Spanish)
This honor society exists to encourage academic growth and practice in the Spanish language.