Students are encouraged to participate in clubs and professional organizations, which can help establish career-building networks and create lifelong friendships, and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences has a number of student groups to choose from.
The Dead Elk Society works to promote social interaction and networking between graduate students, faculty and staff.
The Forest Club conducts a variety of activities throughout the year, and operates the annual Christmas tree drive to raise money for student scholarships.
The Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society decures and maintains a high standard of scholarship in forestry education, works for the improvement of the forestry profession and promotes a kindred spirit among those engaged in activities related to the forest. Xi Sigma Pi has expanded its objectives to include honoring the academic achievements of students in fisheries, environmental and wildlife sciences.
Registered Student Organizations (RSO) Community Directory is a list maintained by the UW Student Activities Office.These are groups of students with a common purpose that have formed an official organization. RSOs are constantly being created, so check back often to see if there’s a group that appeals to you.