Engineering Student Organizations

Engineering student organizations and professional societies offer unique opportunities to mesh with student interests and fields of study, as well as offer connections to industry.

Student organizations offer students the opportunity to build leadership skills, meet guests lecturers, participate in community outreach opportunities, and attend seminars and conferences. Combining academic experiences with extracurricular involvement is valuable. These organizations also offer industry a point of contact with students. Below is a listing of the engineering student societies with active websites.

Additional opportunities are available at the university Student Organizations Office.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
AISES is a national, non-profit organization that nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
AIAA is the world's largest technical society devoted to the global aerospace community.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
AIChE is the worlds leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 40,000 members from 93 countries.

American Society of Civil Engineers
CSU's student chapter of the ASCE provides members with a wide range of experiences, from Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge regional competitions to a mentoring program with professional engineers.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME's mission is to promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well being of its members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well being of humankind.

Biomedical Engineering Society
BMES is the professional society for biomedical engineers with more than 4,000 members.

Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE)
DPE is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive and supportive environment for all of our engineering students. We are building a strong community that embraces the creative ideas that minority groups contribute to engineering research and projects. In doing so, we come closer to the goal of finding the best solutions for global challenges.

Engineering College Council
ECC is the student government for the students in the College of Engineering. We distribute funding to other engineering student organizations, act as a liaison between the college and ASCSU, and organize the FE review as well as the week long E-Days celebration of engineers.

Engineering Student Technology Committee
Charged with the management and distribution of the Charge for Technology (CFT) paid by students in the College of Engineering.

Engineers Without Borders
EWB-USA partners students and professionals with international aid projects addressing community needs including the design and construction of water, waste-water, sanitation, energy, and shelter systems.

Environmental Engineering Society
The environmental society participates in water treatment competitions, field trips, community service projects, and networking activities.

Eta Kappa Nu Delta Pi Chapter
HKN is an Honor Society for ECE Juniors in the top quarter of their class and Seniors in the top third of their class. The organization plans and coordinates the department field trips and takes part in many other activities.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE is an international non-profit professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity.

International Society for Pharmacutical Engineering
"ISPE, the International Society for Pharmacutical Engineering, is the world's largest not-for-profit association serving its members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle! The student chapter helps facilitate this learning. Our members are able to participate in professional conferences across the United States, in which we can sit side-by-side with CEOs and have dinner with them! We offer private tours of local pharmacutical facilities where we are allowed to see the inner workings of the plant. We have guest speakers come to our university to tell us about the industry. It's never too early to start building friendships with people in the industry who can offer you jobs!

National Society of Black Engineers
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), with more than 29,000 members, is one of the largest student-governed organizations in the country. Founded in 1975, NSBE now includes more than 394 College, Pre-College, and NSBE professional chapters in the United States and aboard. NSBE's Mission is to "increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."

Out in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics
A Out in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a national society dedicated to educating and fostering leadership for LGBTQA communities in the STEM fields. The national society has been built by students, for students.

Pi Tau Sigma
A Mechanical Engineering Honor Society striving to create better engineers through commitment to academic excellence and dedication to service.

Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) is dedicated to the advancement of Asian heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential.

Society for the Advancement of Material & Process Engineering
This organization exists to supply information for the advancement of materials and processes, opportunities for career development, and education in the fundamentals of materials and process technologies.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
SHPE's mission is to change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development. SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

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

STEM Educators Club
The STEM Educators Club is a group of students at Colorado State University interested in educational outreach (formal and informal) in the STEM fields. They provide club members with service opportunities related to educational outreach, professional development, and access to study space where they can work with other students in their majors.

Tau Beta Pi
Tau Beta Pi is the engineering honor society in the United States and the second oldest collegiate honor society in America. It honors engineering students who have shown a history of academic achievement as well as a commitment to personal and professional integrity.

Triangle Fraternity
Triangle Fraternity is a community for men who wish to continue growing personally and professionally. Triangle offers strong brotherhood, opportunities for professional development, academic workshops, and plenty of community service opportunities. As a fraternity, we are dedicated to bettering our community.