Clubs and Organizations

Whatever your interest—journalism, creative writing, acting, art, dance, cultural awareness, athletics, community service, environmentalism, and more—there is a club for you. Students are encouraged to get involved and explore their passions outside the classroom.

All full-time, undergraduate Mount Saint Vincent students in good standing are invited to become members of all CMSV club or organization.

All CMSV clubs and organizations support the College’s non-discrimination policy. Individual clubs or organizations may have additional requirements for continued membership, such as attendance at meetings, participation in programs, or service hours.

Academic and Pre-Professional

Club Francophonie promotes and educates students about the history of French-speaking cultures.

History and Political Science Club provides students with a forum to discuss history, politics, and current events.

Honors Club is a co-curricular club dedicated to promoting awareness and education about the Honors Program.

Model United Nations is a forum for students interested in debate, research, and global issues. It serves as a platform for addressing global concerns in a real-world context. Learn more

Mount MDs is a pre-health professional club that guides students interested in pursuing careers in health by providing information about admission requirements for health professional schools, as well as information regarding the various health professions.

Phins for Change is a club whose mission is to promote sustainable change and finding a professional purpose through service, blogging, and active participation in civil and youth-oriented leadership dialogues concerning environmental sustainability.

Psychology Club is a co-curricular academic club that organizes guest speakers, graduate forums, internship advising, and movie nights relevant to psychology topics. The club also hosts psychology-related events.

Science Club promotes interest and scholarship in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and all sciences to educate its members and the College community. Club members occasionally travel to present at national conferences.

Sociology Club is a co-curricular club dedicated to sociology majors.

Sport Business Club is an opportunity for students to gain useful career knowledge in the sports business industry, as well as to sponsor sports business programming, speakers, and networking opportunities.

Student Nurses Association is an on-campus association that enables nursing majors from all academic years to unionize and collaborate to help prepare them for their careers, while providing service, kindness, and nursing knowledge to the community around them.

Women’s Studies Club promotes the discussion and exploration of gender issues in a public forum and supports open conversations about gender-related events and issues happening in the global community.

Campus Life

Board of Programmers (B.O.P.) is a subsection of the Student Government Association that coordinates programming and events for the College community.

Student Government Association (S.G.A.) allows students to participate and promote personal and community responsibility, fostering a sense of community among undergraduates, faculty, staff, and administration. SGA provides an opportunity for all students to become involved in the governance of the College.

Community Outreach

A Moment of Magic is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, which invites volunteers to dress as popular princesses and superheroes and visit children in hospitals, schools, camps, and social service agencies throughout New York and beyond.

Pet, Animal, and Wildlife Support (PAWS) focuses on helping and supporting animals and wildlife. Members volunteer at local animal shelters, bring therapeutic dogs on campus, and spread awareness across the Mount community.

Trunks Together invites students to volunteer for after-school programs, allowing them to engage with and help children all around the Bronx.

WEBelieve hosts a chapter of this non-profit organization, formally known as Women Believe Everywhere, Inc. The organization works to train the next generation of women leaders—particularly those of color—through innovative and preventive after-school programming and outreach.

Cultural Organizations

Black Student Union is a social and cultural club to educate and spread awareness about African American history and the African American experience. The Union provides opportunities for guest speakers, show documentaries, open discussions related to the African American culture, social issues, and awareness.

Caribbean Student Association (C.S.A.) celebrates the Mount’s students of Caribbean descent through programming around campus.

SAMAHAN celebrates Filipino heritage through projects and events that have both social and educational value. The group focused on Filipino roots and they host traditional events each year, including their SAMAHAN Christmas Dinner and Barrio Festival. The group is open to all College of Mount Saint Vincent students.

Media and Publications

Mount Media is open to all students interested in the media field. Mount Media hosts various radio and television shows that stream online and on the College of Mount Saint Vincent’s television channel. The programs featured on the channel include news talk shows, entertainment, and sports broadcasting.

Pro Video Club is a video production club designed to help Mount Saint Vincent students create and produce high-quality video productions and mass media.

Through the Lens promotes creativity through photography and enables participants to share and critique peer photographs, educate, and improve their technical skills, and spread the love of photography throughout the College of Mount Saint Vincent community.

The Underground is a literary magazine that provides Mount students and staff with an outlet for their creativity, in the forms of short fiction, poetry, and photography.

Performance and Dance

Calentura is one of the newer dance teams on campus, which focuses on Latino dance and rhythm.

CMSV Players are the Mount’s very own actors and actresses. They perform throughout the academic year and host an annual main-stage show, along with numerous other acts.

Dolphin Dolls is a hip-hop dance group that performs throughout the year.

Fatal Attraction is a campus group who focuses on stepping culture, but is open to all forms of dance.

Filiment Dance Troupe is a dance group rooted in hip hop and the Filipino culture. The dance group is open to all College of Mount Saint Vincent students.

FLAVA is one of the oldest dance clubs at the Mount and focuses on the hip hop genre. They perform during major campus events throughout the year and host their own campus-wide programming for the Mount community, such as their annual Escapades.

RAW Fashion is a fashion design club that encourages expression, confidence, and inner beauty through modeling and design. The club also hosts an annual fashion show, which highlights the diversity and uniqueness of New York City’s fashion industry and features various NYC designers.

WORDS Performance Company expresses many dance forms, including jazz, hip hop, cultural, lyrical, and contemporary. WORDS also includes vocal performers and a hip hop group, the Dolphin Dolls.

Recreation and Wellness

Anime and Video Game Club is dedicated to students who are interested in video games, anime, and games of all kind.

Boxing Club provides an opportunity for experienced boxers and those interested in starting boxing to improve their abilities and get in shape.

Cheerleading highlights ‘Phin Pride through performances at various athletic and community events.


Angelicum promotes discussions about religious studies topics through lectures and campus events.

CMSV Seekers are a caring, responsible group who participate in voluntary outreach (i.e. blood drives, etc.), encourage those who seek a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ, and offer support.