Recognized Student Organizations

There are so many ways to get involved on campus – whatever your interests, we have an organization for you! Don’t see what you are looking for? We are happy to help you start a new organization and connect you to students with similar interests.

Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) offer students the opportunity to engage in a well-rounded university experience, fostering leadership development, interpersonal relationships, educational experiences, and professional skills. The Department of Student Affairs, in partnership with the Student Government Council, is committed to the development of student leaders, organizations, and the campus community.

RSO Resources

Managing and maintaining an organization can be challenging. Check out these resources for RSO leaders and advisors to help you be successful.

Recognition Process

The recognition process occurs each August and new organizations are always forming. Learn about the process and get connected to resources.

Black Student Union

The Black Student Union (BSU) promotes leadership, academic excellence, cultural awareness, and community engagement amongst students of African descent. The BSU serves to represent Black students with institutional administration, faculty, staff, the student body, and the surrounding communities.


Civil Engineering Association

The Civil Engineering Association (CEA) supports civil engineering students and students interested in the civil engineering field in building professional connections and hands-on experiences.


Communication Club

The Communication Club assists students in the professional development and social networking for communication students or any student interested in the communication field.


Connect with an Open Mind & Restore the Environment (CORE)

CORE was created with an envision to have a clean environment and a healthy ecosystem.



Devotio“noles,” is a Christian-faith based RSO, sponsored by Collide College Ministry, is to dive into Biblical studies, learn how to apply those Biblical values to everyday life, and foster relationships between students and their Heavenly Father.


English Club

The English Club supports English students and students interested in the field of English in building professional connections and practicing their skills outside of the classroom environment.


Gaming Club

The Gaming Club creates a social atmosphere where members play a variety of games including, but not limited to, tabletop, board games, videogames, and phone games.


Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Lambda Alpha Epsilon is a co-ed professional criminal justice association dedicated to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, law, victim advocacy, investigations, and other related professions.


Omicron Delta Kappa

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) is a leadership honor society that recognizes individuals who have attained a high standard of leadership in collegiate and/or community activities and encourages them to aspire to higher achievements.


Online Association of Computing Machinery Club

The Online Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Club provides a welcoming atmosphere, supporting students of all levels in the degree goals. The organization is a hub for the online computer community which builds connections with other students and professional associations.



The Online Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Club provides a welcoming atmosphere, supporting students of all levels in the degree goals. The organization is a hub for the online computer community which builds connections with other students and professional associations.


Project Runway

Project Runway provides an opportunity for students to learn and practice sewing skills. Additionally, the club creates items for donation to causes in the local community.


Psychology Club

The Psychology (Psych) Club serves to educate others about the field of psychology, promotes campus spirit through events, and helps organizations in the community through volunteer and fundraising efforts.


Quidditch Team

From the Harry Potter world to the FSU Panama City campus, the Quidditch team invites players of all skill levels to train and compete as part of the US Quidditch organization.


Recreation Club

The Recreation Club supports Recreation & Tourism Management students as well as students interested in the recreation field in building professional connections and hands-on experiences.


Scuba Hyperbaric & Recreational Club

The Scuba Hyperbaric and Recreational Club (SHARC) coordinates and facilitates SCUBA trainings and organizes diving related recreational activities.


Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is a national organization with both student and professional charters across the United States.


Society of Student Social Workers

The Society of Student Social Workers (SSSW) is dedicated to creating a positive social and educational atmosphere for social work students. In addition to increasing awareness of social work issues and values, SSSW is also committed to providing a forum for students to gain hands-on experience solving today’s problems.


Students Pursuing Engineering and Robotics (SPEAR)

SPEAR promotes robotics engineering, development, creation, and testing. The club is involved in robotics-related events around the country to promote problem-solving, team building, and engineering experiences. SPEAR focuses on the integration of robotics hardware with robotics software all within a student learning environment.


Teacher's Lounge Association (TLA)

The Teacher’s Lounge Association creates a space for young, dedicated educators and other professionals to make lifelong friends and professional contacts. TLA is a place on campus to contrast the very serious responsibilities members undertake by selecting their major and career.


Theater Club

The Theatre Club enlightens students on theatre and theatrical performances. Not only do they perform plays, but members also study and appreciate the fine arts as a whole.


Veterans of America

Veterans of America (VOA) supports veterans, active military, and military-connected students in their academic, career, and personal goals. VOA provides students with resources and connections on campus and in the community and advocates for the unique needs of veteran students.


More Ways to Get Involved

Not only can FSU Panama City students join organizations on our campus, but they can also get involved with organizations in Tallahassee and at Gulf Coast State College.


FSU Tallahassee

Sign in to ‘Nole Central with your FSU account and get access to more than 750 student organizations on the Tallahassee campus. 


Gulf Coast State College

As part of the Seminole-Commodore Alliance, FSU Panama City students are invited to participate in organizations and activities just across the street!

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