Student Organizations

Accounting Club

Accounting Club is an academic organization that aims to introduce the field of accounting, foster interest and curiosity about accounting, and grow together in acquiring business knowledge as a collective student body. The Accounting Club is open to all students who wish to be involved with campus activities. This is a great organization for all students, particularly anyone considering a career in the accounting profession. Besides learning about the accounting profession in a relaxed atmosphere, the members get a chance to meet other business majors and potential employers, providing a great networking opportunity.

Beta Alpha Psi

The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes:

  • promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems.
  • providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals.
  • encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma has four objectives:

  • Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International
  • Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
  • Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
  • Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives.

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Finance Club

The purpose of the Finance Club is to provide various resources to students studying finance who are interested in a career in the financial industry. The club will provide various workshops, Finance Career Mentoring Events, and Job Fairs to students. The Finance Club will also serve as an organization that is here to answer any finance related questions, provide guidance on what classes to take and helpful information related to the preparation of the CFA exam.

IS Mentoring Club

To broaden the horizons of IS students by enhancing their exposure to the IS industry and expanding their opportunities for career development and professional networking through interaction with IS practitioners.

IS Programming Club

To give students real world examples of how technology is applied in business applications, and to foster further understanding of new developments in IT. These goals are accomplished through presentations and workshops on current topics by guest speakers from industry, participation of students in the club’s web development corps which helps non-profits and small businesses with their web presence, site visits to leading software development companies, programming contests, and networking.

Marketing Club

Our mission shall be to encourage interaction among students interested in Marketing, which includes both undergraduate and graduate students in developing networks with marketing professionals, to learn about opportunities in the marketing field and learn what is expected in the marketing profession.

Student Investment Trust

In the belief that equity investing is crucial to the financial success of all members of society, we aim to promote the stock market, not as a dark, mysterious place, but as a vehicle of opportunity. Faculty contact: Kenneth Locke

Transportation Club

The objectives of the Transportation Club include providing opportunities for UMSL students to see real-world examples of how transportation and logistics is applied and is essential to business activities, and facilitating social contact between and among students and industry professionals of transportation and logistics firms.  Club activities are designed to showcase the importance of transportation and logistics, point out job opportunities in the industry, and help students network with industry professionals.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

The UMSL VITA program offers a variety of opportunities for students currently enrolled in the UMSL College of Business Administration, as well as other community members. Student and community volunteers are trained to provide free basic tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers.