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Student organizations at UCLA Engineering provide students with an opportunity to explore their academic, professional and recreational interests. There are a variety of organizations to choose from, all with an engineering focus, allowing students to develop their organizational and leadership skills.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
AISES strives to encourage American Indians to pursue careers as scientists and engineers while preserving their cultural heritage.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)student org2
AIAA promotes and supports the development and progress of aeronautic and astronautical sciences.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
AIChE provides connections among students, faculty, and others in the chemical engineering discipline at UCLA.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ASCE is an active student-run organization that strives to promote the professional development of civil engineering students through curriculum-enriching activities.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME promotes and enhances the technical competency and professional well being of our members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enables its practitioners to contribute to the well being of humankind.

Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA)
AAAEA is a non-profit, non-political, and non-religious association that aims to establish a community between engineering and architecture students on campus who have an interest in the Arab community.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM is a major force in advancing the skills of information technology professionals and students.

Building Engineers and Mentors (BEAM)
BEAM provides students across Los Angeles with engaging activities that promote interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
BMES promotes student interaction and collaboration, rallies students under a common banner, and provides a venue for discussion of issues pertinent to being a biomedical engineering student.

Bruin Amateur Radio Club (W6YRA)
W6YRA is an FCC licensed amateur radio club at UCLA that encourages the exchange of information, promotes radio knowledge and individual operating efficiency, and works to advance the general interest and welfare of amateur radio in the community. 

California Geoprofessionals Association (CalGeo)
CalGeo presents opportunities for students to interact with professionals in the field of earthquake engineering.

Chi Epsilon (XE)
Chi Epsilon is the civil engineering honor society.

Computer Science Graduate Student Committee (CSGSC)
The Computer Science Graduate Student Committee is housed within the computer science department and works to create a community among students within the department.

Engineering Ambassador Program
The Engineering Ambassador Program aims to showcase the quality of the UCLA undergraduate engineering experience through interacting with prospective high school students and alumni of the engineering school, presenting the strength of our academic programs, the richness of student life, and the access to facilities and student resources.

Engineering Graduate Students student org1Association (EGSA)
EGSA promotes activities and communication between engineering graduate students, as well as improving their lives.

Engineering Society, University of California (ESUC)
ESUC is the umbrella organization for all of the various engineering and technical societies at UCLA.

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
EWB helps disadvantaged communities improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible engineering students.

Eta Kappa Nu (HKN)
HKN is the electrical and computer engineering honor society at UCLA.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the primary professional society of the electrical engineering profession.

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
ITE presents opportunities for students to interact with professionals in the field of transportation engineering.

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)
ISPE is for students interested in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields.

Linux Users Group (LUG)
LUG aims to promote Linux via advocacy, support, and education.

Materials Research Society (MRS)
MRS is an organization of materials researchers from academia, industry and government that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
The UCLA chapter of NSBE was formed in response to the acute shortage of blacks in science and engineering, as well as the need for promoting academic excellence among black students in these disciplines.

Phi Sigma Rho
Phi Sigma Rho is a social sorority for women in engineering and engineering technologies.

Pilipinos in Engineering (PIE)
PIE provides Pilipino engineering students with personal, social, and academic opportunities and resources not presently available or appropriate for them.

Renewable Energy Club at UCLA
The Renewable Energy Club (REC) at UCLA strives to cultivate an understanding of the importance of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, etc., and their effects on our environment, economy, and society through an interdisciplinary approach.

Robotics Club (UCLA)
This organization is designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in robotics.

Senior Class Campaign
The Engineering Senior Class Campaign is a student run organization housed within the UCLA Engineering Office of External Affairs. Composed of engineering students from all departments and all academic years, committee members manage the selection of a senior gift and the planning of the annual senior dinner.

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
SAE is dedicated to educating its members with automotive-based technology and helping them build careers in the automotive industry.

Society for Biomaterials at UCLA (SFB)
The purpose of the UCLA student chapter of SFB is to encourage the development, dissemination, integration and utilization of knowledge in biomaterials among the UCLA community, as well as all members of SFB.

Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists (SOLES)
SOLES is dedicated to promoting engineering as a viable career option for minority/Latino students and the advancement of Latinos in engineering and science and endeavors to stimulate intellectual pursuit through group studying.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
SWE helps women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional achievement and informs young women and the general public of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.

Tau Beta Pi (TBP)
Tau Beta Pi is the engineering honor society.

Theta Tau
Theta Tau is a co-ed, professional, engineering fraternity founded upon the ideals of brotherhood, professionalism, and service.

Triangle Fraternity
A social professional fraternity of engineers, architects and scientists at UCLA.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE)
UPE is the international honor society for the computing and information

 Visit the UCLA Student Groups Web Service to search for other UCLA registered student organiziations.