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Explore UT Dallas Student Organizations

There are over 300 registered student organizations in categories like academics, arts, music, club sports, cultural, educational, Greek, honor, political, recreation, religious, service learning, special interest, and spirit.  Click here to browse all UT Dallas Student Organizations.

ACM Special Interest Groups

ACM UTD is the official University of Texas at Dallas Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ACM UTD is focused on giving back to the engineering community here at UT Dallas and beyond through events, projects, ACM Labs, ACM Industry Series, HackUTD, and more.

Computing Scholars Honor Program (CS2)

The Computing Scholars Honor Program (CS2) is designed to attract students with excellent academic records and provide them with a cohort elite style of classes taught by our best instructors at a deeper level of theory and mathematics. The program aims to prepare participants for a career in research in academia, or at top industrial research labs and top high-tech companies.

The Computing Scholars Program has a specially designed curriculum based on fundamental mathematical and scientific principles. The courses integrate discussion of current research, recent discoveries, and open problems into a rich logical progression of firmly related topics.

Admission to the program is mainly by invitation and will be limited to no more than 30 students per year. The selection committee also entertains nominations from parents, teachers, and others familiar with an applicant’s academic standing.

UT Dallas Graduates of Computer Science (GCS)

UTD GCS is an organization that is dedicated to the cause of representing the interests of the graduate students of the Department of Computer Science at UT Dallas, promoting interaction among students and faculty of the department, organizing academic and social events, and providing information pertaining to departmental activities and policies.

Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach K-12 (CCSEO)

The UT Dallas Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach (CCSEO) provides summer camps, workshops during school breaks/holidays, weekend clubs, online clubs, programming contests, custom workshops & campus tours for schools, custom camps/workshops off-site for schools/groups, weekly after-school clubs in nearby schools, teaching training workshops, career day presentations, FREE workshops to the community on MLK day of service, hands-on workshops for UT Dallas students and professional development workshops for adults.

Living Learning Communities (LLC)

Living Learning Communities are groups of freshman students who share academic goals and interests. LLC members live in designated residence halls, enroll in community-specific courses and participate in group activities designed to enhance learning. LLC students typically develop peer relationships more quickly, enjoy increased faculty interaction outside the classroom and maintain higher GPAs.

Women Who Compute (WWC)

Women Who Compute (WWC) is a student organization dedicated to cultivating a community of female engineering and computer science students at The University of Texas at Dallas. They provide mentorship and support to women in computing, personal and professional development, and encourage women to pursue a career in the field of engineering and computer science.

Women in STEM (WinSTEM)

Women in STEM’s (WinSTEM) objective is to provide these women and girls with opportunities in the form of interview preparation, application aid, test preparation, business canvassing, volunteering and job shadowing. The mission of WinSTEM is to get you connected with the resources women need to be successful in their STEM careers.

UTD Girls Who Code (UTD GWC)

UTD’s GWC College Loop provides a platform for women to build sisterhood and community with other women at UTD, other universities and local high schools and middle schools. While honing our computer science skills, we engage with other women to take action, collaborate, create and inspire one another!

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The mission of the UT Dallas Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders and to expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life and demonstrate the value of diversity.

Women Mentoring Women in Engineering (WMWE)

Women Mentoring Women in Engineering (WMWE) is an organization formed at the University of Texas at Dallas that is focused on helping women in STEM fields do their ultimate best. We want to help you make connections with people out in the industry.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is the largest association in the nation for Hispanics in the STEM community. This organization offers both students and professionals mentorship, training, and programming. SHPE’s mission is to change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development.

Computer Security Group (CSG)

The Computer Security Group (CSG) is a student organization open to all students. Our members range from those who are preparing for a career in the wide field of security to those who are pursuing other careers in Computer Science and related fields but would like to know more about matters of security. There are no membership dues or other costs of membership, and we welcome anyone who is interested in computer security.

Extended Reality Society (XRS)

The Extended Reality Society (XRS) is a group of UT Dallas students who are excited about all things XR. Established in 2016, as the Virtual Reality Society (VRS), the XRS were inspired by the cutting edge VR applications. In 2018, VRS was rebranded to the Extended Reality Society (XRS) to include the spectrum from “completely real” to “completely virtual” applications, which include mixed reality, and augmented reality. Its mission is to promote awareness of XR to the UT Dallas and DFW community by providing information and resources to community members interested in XR.

Artificial Intelligence Society (AIS)

Artificial Intelligence Society (AIS) aims to promote the education and awareness of artificial intelligence-based systems and techniques at UT Dallas and in the surrounding communities.


OpenUTD is a student organization devoted to the teaching and advocacy of Linux, open-source, and free software of all kinds


Codeburners is a UT Dallas group dedicated to programming competitions & contests. To join, just head to the Sympa List and click subscribe on the left-hand side, where you’ll be able to see weekly problems, notices for upcoming contests, and the ability to join our mailing list.

UX Club

The UX Club at UT Dallas wants to increase consciousness of User-Centered Design. Every experience you encounter with a product, service, or brand impacts your life. Possessing empathy, problem-solving skills, and creative innovation are our core values that perfect people’s experiences.

Big Data Club

The purpose of the UT Dallas Big Data Club is to provide a structure through which students can learn, teach and network in the field of Big Data. The main purpose of this club is to create a group that has members who are highly motivated and interested in the field of Big Data.

UT Dallas Blockchain

The UT Dallas Blockchain connects and trains students with industry professionals and technical workshops so that they can learn more about this rapidly growing and lucrative field. The club is open to both beginners and experts. Click here to sign up for their mailing list.

UTD Makerspace

The Makerspace is a student-run organization that seeks to provide students and faculty alike with a community resource to teach, learn, play, and make their imaginations come alive. The possibilities are limitless—arts and crafts, electronics, 3d printing. The only limit is the ingenuity of our a makerspace’s members!

Entrepreneurship Club

The purpose of E-Club is to promote and encourage entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Dallas through networking, speaker series, workshops, and other related activities.


HackUTD is the official student hackathon of UT Dallas and North Texas’ largest university hackathon, run by ACM in partnership with Major League Hacking (MLH). The goal of the hackathon is to build something original whether it be an app, software, hardware, design, music, art, animation, or anything else that utilizes a students skills. Each year at HackUTD, students can compete in various challenges for specific categories. These include overall, mobile, design, and hardware. If a project answers multiple challenges, then it can be judged for all of them


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