Meet friends who share your interests

Band students

No matter what you study at Case Western Reserve University, you are guaranteed to find a group of friends who share your interests. Our more than 200 student organizations are at the center of CWRU student life, and for good reason. Through student groups, our community members find outlets for showcasing their talents, sharing their views, diving deeper into their fields of interest and developing friendships along the way. 

Some of our students’ favorites include these groups...and this is just the short list. 

Performance organizations (there are more than 50 of them!):                             

  • Case In Point (a cappella)
  • CWRU Footlighters (student-produced musical theater)
  • Cheza Nzuri Dance Team (African dance)
  • IMPROVment (improvisational comedy)
  • Salsa Dance Club
  • Spartan Bhangra 
  • Swing Dance Club

Leadership groups:                             

  • Global Ethical Leaders Society
  • Model United Nations
  • Sustained Dialogue (diverse groups discuss campus, local and national issues of concern)
  • Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative
  • Undergraduate Student Government


Language and culture groups:
  • Amistad (Spanish conversation club)
  • Atlantis (classics club)
  • Café Francais (French conversation and culture)
  • Der Deutsche Verein/German Society
  • La Dolce Vita (Italian club)
Media clubs:                             
  • Cracking the Case Mystery Book Club
  • The Film Society
  • The Observer (student-run news outlet
  • Writers Writing Words (creative writing workshops)
  • WRUW (campus radio station)

Multicultural and international groups:                         
  • Asian American Alliance
  • Black Student Union
  • La Alianza
  • First CWRU 
  • Middle Eastern Cultural Association
Community and social service organizations:
  • Advocates for Cleveland Health
  • Amnesty International CWRU
  • Art Forward (engaging youth in detention through art)
  • Food Recovery Network
  • Habitat for Humanity


Plus, of course, sports, Greek Life, major-specific organizations... and the list goes on. 

At CWRU you’ll do the things you love, find new areas of interest, and make friends and memories along the way. The hardest part will be keeping up with it all. (Actually, we got you covered there… the juggling club welcomes beginners.🤹)