Student Organizations

Pace Center Student OrganizationsThe Pace Center for Civic Engagement recognizes a wide range of independent student organizations. From advocating for prison education reform to sharing sustainable fashion or building a community around social entrepreneurship, student organizations tackle a wide array of social and societal issues. 

If you have an idea for a new student organization, reach out to Pace Center Associate Director Elsie Sheidler at sheidler@princeton.edu or learn how to propose a new service group

Student organizations must abide by the general University regulation and policies appearing in the current edition of Rights, Rules and Responsibilities, Undergraduate Announcement and all the policies set forth on the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students (ODUS) website.

Opportunities

Challah for Hunger (CfH) is a national organization that brings people together to bake and sell challah, in an effort to raise money and awareness for social justice causes. Here at Princeton, Challah for Hunger donates half of its proceeds from sales to Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, located in Trenton NJ.
Focuses on build­ing long-term, one-on-one mentorship rela­tion­ships between Prince­ton stu­dents (“big sibs”) and Chi­nese adoptees in the New Jer­sey and Philadelphia area (“lit­tle sibs”) by holding sev­eral events on-campus to pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties for men­tors and mentees to get to know each other.
GlobeMed is a student led social justice organization working to raise awareness about health inequity around the world and raise funds for COVE Alliance - our partner clinic in rural Uganda.
Green Princeton tackles environmental issues with a two pronged approach: political activism and lifestyle changes. In this way, students have the opportunity to both engage with sustainability in their lives on campus and within their global community. Our goal is to initiate conversation and action within and beyond the Princeton community to encourage everyone to go green and take action for a more sustainable world.
Insure Jersey is a student organization that reaches out to the over 250,000 uninsured New Jerseyans to help them make the decisions to enroll into a health insurance plan. We hold information events at local organizations to reach out to as many people as possible to improve their health care options.
Music is Medicine is a group on campus focused on bringing music to the ill and elderly. Our local chapter aims to bring the music of student Princetonians to local assisted living homes, nursing homes, and hospitals.  In the past year, we worked with Brookdale Senior Living and Brandywine Senior Living.  
Princeton Against Global Hunger (PAGH) functions as the main advocate on campus for causes to end global hunger, working to spread knowledge of the problem of global hunger through presence at campus events, and actively supporting the service work of other Princeton students and of international charitable organizations
Princeton Against Sex Trafficking is a Princeton University student organization dedicated to fighting all forms of modern-day slavery, including human trafficking, forced labour, and domestic servitude.
Building a service-oriented relationship with the autism community with outreach events while educating the campus about autism to promote understanding and service
DREAM Team is an immigrants' rights organization with a variety of projects geared at empowering our migrant community in Princeton, Trenton and the nation. Our mission is to treat human beings as such and to fight against the  injustices in the migrant communities.
A community for those interested in doing good in a conscientious, carefully considered way, particularly through career choice and charitable giving.
Princeton Enactus is an organization dedicated to learning the process of social entrepreneurship from the ground up by immersing themselves in making an impact within the local community. Members of Princeton Enactus work in project groups that advance small business ideas and work towards creating sustainable solutions that give back to the community.
Partners in Health (PIH) Engage aims to build the right to health movement by growing and amplifying PIH's mission, as a global health organization, worldwide.
Princeton Social Innovation is a Princeton student organization dedicated to educating students on viable methods of creating social value.
PSCL (Princeton Student Climate Lobby) is dedicated to providing an outlet for students to learn about, engage with, and have a positive impact on climate change. We are focused on advocacy and raising awareness around climate solutions, through writing op-eds, making infographics, hosting call-a-thons, and more.
Princeton Rotaract Club is a Rotary-affiliated volunteer organization (similar to Interact club in high schools) that serves a diverse range of nonprofits throughout the community.
Princeton Splash is an organization focused on spreading enthusiasm for learning. In the spring, we organize a one-day event (Splash) at which high school students come and take short, bite-sized classes taught by Princeton students. Classes are taught on just about anything, from thermodynamics to chocolate making.
SPEAR is a student-run advocacy group at Princeton University that seeks to agitate, advocate, and educate against mass incarceration. To this end, we run various projects, including a letter-writing program with people in solitary confinement, an effort to start a community bail fund, and a private prison divestment campaign.
An intercollegiate organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for global health while empowering college students to pursue healthy lifestyles and strive to reach their physical potential.
TropicalClinics is a 501(c)3 U.S. nonprofit with the mission of building one-of-a-kind health centers in rural areas of developing nations (beginning in Kenya), utilizing a chaptership program that extends across the United States. Simply, we develop philanthropically-funded start-up healthcare clinics.
Unite for Sight (UFS) is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about preventable blindness and providing sight-restoring surgeries to underprivileged communities. Every month we hold two fundraising events, and 100% of the money we raise goes to providing comprehensive eye care to underserved patients in the hardest to reach slums and villages in Ghana, Honduras, and India.
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