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Student Groups

The following student groups are either Computer Science sponsored, or related to Computer Science:

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world’s largest computing society, and the primary professional organization for computer scientists. The Loyola ACM chapter is open for all computer science students, who become members of the national organization upon joining.  The chapter organizes a variety of professional and social events for computer science students throughout the academic year such as speakers, socials, resume clinics, back-to-school night, movie nights, and mock interviews.

Robotics Club

The Robotics Club is a club for students interested in robotics. No prior knowledge or experience with robots is necessary to participate! Club members gain access to the Robot Lab and are taught how to use various robots there. Club members generally are free to try out their own projects as they wish throughout the year.

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Society for Women Engineers (SWE)

This club is for any women students in computer science, engineering, or physics. The club organizes social and professional development activities for its members and the general student body.


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Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE)

This club is an international honor society for students with exceptional academic accomplishments in the field of computer science.  Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for consideration after completing 13 computer science credit hours. The current requirement for nomination into the honor society is that the student’s GPA be in the top 1/3 of all students who have completed at least fifteen credits of Computer Science courses.  Inductees must also meet the minimum overall GPA (3.0 for undergraduates, 3.5 for graduates), and undergraduates must at least a 3.2 GPA for courses required in the major.  Nominees must accept nomination to be inducted into UPE. New members are inducted each spring, followed by officer elections. 

Video Game Development Club

This club is an interdisciplinary club for any student interested in designing or programming mobile apps or video games.  The club meets to work on their current projects.

Women in Technology (WiT)

This club is for women majoring in any computing discipline, such as computer science or information systems. Their goal is to create a community for women who have educational and career goals in technology, as they are underrepresented in the computing fields.  Building interest in computing and fostering passion and learning within the field for a younger generation of women.

The Cybersecurity Club

The cybersecurity club is for any student interested in learning more about security. They meet weekly, and also host hackathons sponsored by local companies.

For more information about Loyola Clubs and current contact information for club moderators or presidents, please see the Loyola Student Activities Club List.