Student Clubs

General Information

Each year more and more campus clubs are formed by Oregon Tech students. There are many student clubs to choose from. Campus clubs operate on a voluntary basis and are a great way to meet people, develop a skill, improve your resume, and so much more!

Don’t see a campus club that fits your personality? It’s easy to start a new club on campus! Click here to find out how.

Academic/Professional:

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Provide a welcoming environment for civil engineering students to expand their course of study with peer and professional networking, extracurricular activity and community service.
Facebook Page:  Oregon Tech ASCE & AGC Student Chapter on Facebook
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: TBD
  • President: Earl Matthews
  • Advisor: Charles Riley, 541.885.1922

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Our purpose is to spark interest in Mechanical Engineering and to do projects that allow us to have fun and practice the skills we learn in class.
Facebook Page:  ASME at O.I.T. on Facebook
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesday, 2pm in Boivin Room 106
  • President:
  • Advisor: Sean Sloan, 541.891.7084

Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
Baja SAE is a club for anyone who would like to build a Baja style rally car and compete with other schools on a yearly basis.
Facebook Page:  None at this time
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesday, Thursday  2-3pm in CO 116 starting Feb. 3, 2015
  • President: James Gunderson
  • Advisor: Brian Moravec, 541.885.1647

DMS
Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The DMS Club strives to build a relationship between the Sophomore and Junior DMS classes while bettering our local and campus communities. Additionally, we hope to raise awareness about the importance of preventative healthcare and what Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound entails. We also raise funds throughout the year to finance an end-of-year banquet that celebrates the accomplishments of the Junior class, and instructor appreciation, before advancing to externship.

Facebook Page: Yes, but please ask an officer to add you as it is a private group for current DMS program students.
Website:  None at this time.

  • Meeting Times: Every other Monday starting 10/6/14 @ 12:20 in Mt. McLoughlin (pending)
  • President:  Kayla Knaap
  • Advisor: Robyn Cole, 541.885.1918

Echo Club
The purpose of this club is to enhance student involvement among classmates within the Echocardiography program. It strives to encourage students to participate in community service and to raise funds for an end of the year, awards banquette held for the juniors in the program before they begin their senior year externship.
Facebook Page:  Echocardiography Club on Facebook
Website:  None at this time.

  • Meeting Times: Thursdays @ 2:00 or 3:00 in DOW 100
  • President:  Alexis Skeele
  • Advisor: Barry Canaday, 541.885.1929

Epsilon Eta Sigma
An engineering honor society for upper-division students based on Tau Beta Pi.
Facebook Page:  None
Website:  None

  • Meeting Times: Varies- contact club officer for information
  • President: Kenneth Shultz
  • Advisor: Sean St. Clair, 541.885.1602

Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
Formula SAE® is a student design competition organized by SAE International. The concept behind Formula SAE is that a fictional manufacturing company has contracted a student design team to develop a small Formula-style race car. Our goal is to design, build, test, and race in the annual Formula SAE® competition.
Facebook Page:  OIT Racing on Facebook
Website:  www.oitracing.com

  • Meeting Times: Tuesday, 2pm, Cornett Room 149
  • President:  Cody Bulkley
  • Advisor: Brian Moravec, 541.885.1647

Geomatics Club
Geomatics Department student club that is also the Student Chapter for the Professional Land Surveyors or Oregon, the California Land Surveyors and the National Society of Professional Land Surveyors.
Facebook Page:  None at this time
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2pm, Owens Room 216
  • President:  Tyler Puzey
  • Advisor: Mason Marker, 541.885.1523

Health Sciences Club
The purpose of the Health Sciences Club is to provide members with opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in their medical field of interest, to enhance their repertoire of extracurricular activities for the process of applying to graduate school, and to offer educational assistance while at Oregon Tech.
Facebook Page:  OIT Health Sciences Club Facebook
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2pm, Dow Room 253
  • President:  Kaitlin Lindenburger
  • Advisor: Dr. Greg Pak, 541.885.0764

IEEE Club
To further the knowledge and goals of the national IEEE through electronics projects, lectures, and study sessions for any Oregon Tech student interested in learning.
Facebook Page: IEEE OIT
Website:  

  • Meeting Times: Tuesday, 2pm, Purvine Room 248
  • President:  Chris Lux
  • Advisor: Paul Dingman, 541.885.1554

OIT Nuclear Medicine Club
To professionally represent and advocate for the nuclear medicine program on campus.
Facebook Page: None
Website: None

  • Meeting Times: Mondays, 2pm, DOW 112
  • President: Glenn Jennings
  • Advisor: Vanessa Bennett, 541.885.1574

Mars Reach
Mars Reach is OIT's High Altitude Ballooning (HAB) club. We use HAB as a platform for launching video and photographic cameras, sensors and electronics, and scientific experiments designed and built by our members.

The club is not just for engineering students, but members in electrical and computer engineering will have opportunities to build electrical systems and write code for flight computers and other equipment. Non-engineers can fully participate by designing experiments, and by building, launching, tracking, and retrieving the balloons.

We work with a local 5th grade elementary class to teach them about science and design projects for launch. Our community service hours are fun and educational for everyone!
Facebook Page: OIT Mars Reach Facebook
Website: OIT Mars Reach
Email: marsreach@oit.edu

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2-3pm, Purvine Room 110
  • President:  Gordon Madden
  • Advisor: Claude Kansaku, 541.885.1595

Oregon Tech Robotics Club
To pursue greater knowledge of robotics and develop innovative robotic designs for competition, research, and education; and to increase interest in science, technology, engineering, and math in the community.
Facebook Page: None at this time
Website: None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2:00pm, Cornett 117
  • President: Nate Gardner
  • Advisor: Dongbin Lee, 541.885.1762

Psychology Club
Psychology Club is a great way for psychology majors to get together and raise awareness about the psychology program. The club is involved in many activities, such as community service. It also conducts numerous fundraisers during the school year to raise money for students to attend conferences in the spring and build a psychology scholarship. Conferences are a great place to learn more about the diverse field of psychology, meet others with similar interests, hear keynote speakers, and make connections that might be needed for students that intend on entering graduate school. We are always looking for students interested in joining; please contact the current president.
Facebook Page:  None at this time
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: 1st and 3rd Monday at 12:00 pm Semon Hall conf room & 2nd Weds at 4:30 at Matteo's coffee shop.
  • President:  Brenda Odesha
  • Advisor: Dr. Kessler, 541-885-0849

Radiologic Science Club
We the people of Radiologic Science Club, in order to perform a more perfect radiograph, establish quality, ensure lower radiation exposure, promote general welfare, and secure the education of ourselves and our successors, do ordain and promote the competency requirements of ARRT. Our club has adopted part of the Oregon highway which it helps maintain by picking up trash to give back to our local community. We support our younger classmates by helping prepare them for their practicals. We enjoy movie nights, bowling events, and participate in other club and school events. Our overall goal is to create community within the radiologic science department and build a healthy, fun learning environment.
Facebook Page:  OIT Radiologic Science on Facebook
Website:   None at this time

  • Meeting Times: TBA, Dow Room E237
  • President:  Bibiana Guerrero
  • Advisor: Don McDonnell, 541.851.5315

Renewable Energy Engineers
Involving student engineers with research, networking, and local community volunteering, in a fun social environment.
Facebook Page:  Unknown
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2pm, Purvine Hall
  • President:  Hannah Dimich
  • Advisor: Feng Shi, 541.885.1257

Respiratory Care Program
To educate the community and students about respiratory care therapy.
Facebook Page:   OIT Respiratory Care Club on Facebook
Website:  OIT Respiratory Website

  • Meeting Times: Every other Monday @ 3:30 pm, Dow Room E243
  • President:  Megan Holland
  • Advisor: Jeff Pardy, 541.885.1541

SADHA
To improve the public's total health by ensuring access to quality oral health care.
Facebook Page:  None at this time
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Wednesdays, Noon in TBD
  • President:  Erin Burdick
  • Advisor: Janita Cope, 541.885.1352

SME
The Society of Manufacturing Engineering has the goal to represent Oregon Tech by providing to the members a manufacturing sustainability mentality, and following this philosophy, be able to help the local community with social service.
Facebook Page:  None
Website:  None

  • Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 4:45 pm, Cornett Room 104
  • President:  Kevin Meichtry
  • Advisor: David Culler, 541.885.1420

Society of Women Engineers
We hope to provide a safe outlet for women in engineering, which is a male-dominated field. We will support each other, and reach out to other students pursuing engineering degrees as well as girls in the community to create a more comfortable and accepting environment.
Facebook Page:  OIT Society of Women Engineers on Facebook
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 5pm, Women’s Resource Center
  • President: Meriele Kwok (Ashley)
  • Advisor: Irina Demeshko, 541.885.1456

Students in Communications
The purpose of the Oregon Tech Students in Communications (SIC) Club is to represent the students majoring in Communication Studies at Oregon Tech, support them while they pursue their degree, and assist them in fulfilling their needs as a Communication major. SIC is an affiliate of the Student Clubs of the National Communication Association.
Facebook Page:  Students In Communication (SIC) on Facebook
Website:  

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 1pm in Semon Hall, Rm ?
  • President:  Cort Cox
  • Advisor: Kevin Brown, 541.885.1891

Vascular Club
The Vascular Club is a great way to expose yourself to the new way of medical imaging. We strive to help educate our members to become a part of the vascular ultrasound community. We participate in fundraisers that help the club raise money to go to conferences throughout Oregon, Washington, and California.

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 2pm, Dow Room 103
  • President:
  • Advisor: Chris Caster, 541.885.1993
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Cultural:

GSA
To provide a "home" and place for the LGBTQ community to feel safe around one another, and to be recognized as a club and program at Oregon Tech.


Hawai'i Club: Alanui 'o Pueo
The Hawai'i Club was established to perpetuate Hawaiian culture and aloha spirit throughout Oregon Institute of Technology. It was founded upon the principles of kuleana, or responsibility; promoting the teaching of ‘olelo Hawai'i (Hawaiian language), as well as Hawaiian Pidgin English, a sense of ‘ohana (family) and the teaching of fun aspects of Hawaiian culture (including, but not limited to) Hawaiian cuisine, art, hula and music.
OIT Hawaii Club: Alanui o Pueo on Facebook


International Club
Oregon Tech's International Club! Anyone is welcome to join. We are dedicated to bringing people of different cultures and backgrounds together through fun, diverse events. Our main program is in the spring which is our International Banquet.
Facebook Page: Oregon Tech International Club on Facebook
Website Page:  http://www.oit.edu/campus-life/student/clubs/international-club


NASU – Native American Student Union
NASU’s (Native American Student Union) goal, is to improve the experience for Native students while they are here at OIT, improve the relation between local tribes, OIT, and the community, and implement programs/standards that will help give our people a better future.

We host/organize events, and programs that bring those three (Tribes, OIT, and the community) together; while also educating others about our culture.

We also are here to support Native students and help them navigate the adversities that are present on and off campus.

Contrary to popular belief, you do NOT have to be of Native heritage to join NASU; this club is open to ALL OIT students.

Facebook Page:  OIT NASU on Facebook
Website:  None at this time

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Greek Life:


Phi Delta Theta
The brothers of the Oregon Delta chapter of Phi Delta Theta exhibit a cohesive bond of unity unlike any other club on the Oregon Tech campus. Our members come from diverse experiential and cultural backgrounds which stimulates the personal development of each person. Our involvement in the school and our community is unparalleled by any club on campus. We strive to bring out the best in each other and in ourselves. We pursue fellowship through common interests, service, and camaraderie. We offer acceptance regardless of race, religion, or social status and challenge each other every day to become better men than we were the day before. The men of Oregon Delta are a collegiate family.
Phi Delta Theta - ORΔ at OIT on Facebook | www.oit.edu/pdt

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Recreational/Sports:

Martial Arts Club
To provide Oregon Tech students with the opportunity to learn various forms of the martial arts, and to provide a training area for students seeking to practice the martial arts.
Facebook Page:  
Website:  

  • Meeting Times: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday, Varying times, 2nd Floor of the Gym
  • President:  
  • Advisor: Joseph Reid, 541.851.5781

OIT Chess Club
To conduct USCF rated tournaments with prize funds for students and teachers of the Oregon Institute of Technology.
Facebook Page:  None at this time
Website:  None at this time

  • Meeting Times: Sundays, 12pm, Mt. Mazama
  • President:  Stu Taylor
  • Advisor: Robyn Wilde, 541.885.1319

OIT Equestrian Club
We would like to educate individuals in the sport of horseback riding. We would like to also further other students' performances in different programs such as the rodeo.

  • Meeting Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:00 to Whenever, Lower level of CU
  • President:
  • Advisor: Rosalind McClure, 541.885.1525

OIT Rowing Club
To teach students lifelong physical fitness through the sport of rowing.
OIT Crew on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: Mon. & Wed. 4 to 5:30pm, Jim Kerns Crewhouse in Veteran's Memorial Park
  • President: Zachary Noeker, znoek56@cableone.net
  • Advisor: Eric Jensen, 503.709.7110

Oregon Tech Airsoft Club
A club based around the hobby of airsoft, a military simulation sport in which players use replica firearms to fire polymer projectiles at each other much like an advanced version of laser tag. Safety equipment and replicas are available for club members, and members are very welcome to bring their own replicas if they have them.
OITAC on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: TBA
  • President:
  • Advisor: Christopher Bowman, 541.885.1111

Oregon Tech Archery
To inform any member of the rules and regulations of shooting at an indoor archery range. Also, to teach people how to use a bow and arrow properly and what kind of gear is required to have a successful shooting trip. We also want the members to have fun and get to know more people on campus from different majors in a fun and safe environment.

  • Meeting Times: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month, 11am - 2pm, Susie's Archery in Keno
  • President:
  • Advisor: Todd Breedlove, 541.885.1577

Oregon Tech Boxing and Kickboxing Team
Klamath Battleground is the location of practices for the new club sport of Boxing and Kickboxing. Coach Rudy Meyer and Coach Tasha Meyer are excited to mentor, coach, and train an Oregon Tech Team.


Oregon Tech Dance Team
Dance and Pep Team for Oregon Tech and different sports events...GO HUSTLIN OWLZ!

  • Meeting Times:
  • President:
  • Advisor:

Oregon Tech Lacrosse
We are a group of students who enjoy playing lacrosse and soon hope to join the MCLA college lacrosse division.
Oregon Tech Lacrosse on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: Monday & Wednesday, 6pm, TBD
  • President:
  • Advisor: Charles Riley, 541.885.1922

Oregon Tech Pep Band
Our purpose is to bring together people from all walks of life to achieve excellence in music.

  • Meeting Times: TBA
  • President:
  • Advisor: Robin Schwartz, 541.885.1398

Oregon Tech Riders
This club will promote fitness and comradery while making trips to local mountain resorts. Officers will learn how to handle business activities through purchasing and setting up these trips. We will also work towards getting our community service requirements met through fun group activities.
Oregon Tech Riders on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 1pm, TBD
  • President:
  • Advisor: James Ballard, 541.885.1653
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Religious/Spiritual:

LDSSA
To connect students on campus that are of the LDS faith and build a community together on campus.

  • Meeting Times: Wednesday, 7pm, Mt. Bailey
  • President:
  • Advisor: Terri Torres, 541.885.1468

Newman Club
The purpose of the Newman Club is to provide a fun environment for personal, spiritual, and social growth rooted in the Catholic faith, as well as pursue a more fruitful relationship with Christ.
OIT Newman Club on Facebook | www.sacredheartkf.org


Oregon Tech Christian Fellowship
The purpose of Oregon Tech Christian Fellowship is to have fellowship in a Christian context. This endeavor is two-fold, including worship of God and encouraging fellowship with each other. We meet weekly to fulfill this goal, and our time includes worship, a relevant message from one of many various local pastors, and fellowship time. Our nondenominational club is welcome to all, students and the public alike. Come join us, we welcome your presence in our club! "Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe." 1 Timothy 4:12
Oregon Tech Christian Fellowship on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: Friday, 7pm, Bailey/Thielsen
  • President:
  • Advisor: Ed Daniels, 541.885.1117
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Service:

Engineers without Borders
Engineers Without Borders - USA Oregon Tech is committed to bringing sustainable technology to communities, local and international, to better the lives of people all around the world.
www.oit.edu/ewb


Students for the Child
Students for the Child is a student organization on campus that helps at risk children in their academics. Since the members are working with children, all tutors must be background checked. Students for the Child is affiliated with CASA of Klamath County and Friends of the Children.
www.oit.edu/students-for-the-child

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Social:

OIT Philosophy Club
This club will be designed to offer students the chance to express their opinions about complicated issues such as death, religion and science. The main goal is to open a discussion about life beyond the strict engineering guidelines provided in daily classes.

  • Meeting Times: Tuesdays, TBA
  • President:
  • Advisor: Yasha Rohwer, 541.885.1942

Oregon Tech Astronomy Club (OTAC)
The Oregon Tech Astronomy Club provides and promotes astronomical opportunities to all students at Oregon Tech who are interested in astronomy, stargazing, and community service. OTAC organizes stargazing events throughout each quarter where students can enjoy hot chocolate, snacks, and observe celestial objects as they traverse across the northern hemisphere. Local astronomers are actively involved with club activities, providing a wealth of knowledge and access to a broad range of astronomical equipment.
Oregon Tech Astronomy Club on Facebook

  • Meeting Times: TBA, Oregon Tech and Liskey Farms
  • President:
  • Advisor: Seth Anthony, 541.851.5235

Questions? Contact Us

Zachary Pascual, Campus Club Officer - Klamath Falls

Shellie Johnson, Campus Clubs Officer- Wilsonville

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