Organizations & Services

Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to participate in the student organizations of the School of HPER. For more information on organizations, membership eligibility, and activities, contact the department or division in which the organization is listed. Some of these organizations are:

School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Undergraduate Student Advisory Council
The Dean’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Council, is represented by a cross-section of undergraduate representatives from all academic departments of the School, and serves to advise and assist the Dean on matters of strategic importance to the School. Specifically, it exists to render advice to the Dean and/or his designates on matters related to planning, and decision-making involving issues of strategic importance to undergraduate students; to assist with recommending, planning, and sponsoring special events and social activities of interest to students; to link current students with alumni and friends of the University.

School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Graduate Student Advisory Council
This school council is composed of two representatives from each academic department, appointed annually by the departments to discuss issues of interest to their student constituents within the school. This council also serves in an advisory capacity to the dean.

School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation International Club
HPER International Club fosters academic and social support for international students and facilitates contact among School of HPER students, faculty, and alumni.

Applied Health Science Student Organizations
American Society of Safety Engineers
Eta Sigma Gamma—Nu Chapter (the national health science honorary)
Indiana University Dietetics Club

Kinesiology Student Organizations
Association of Student Sport Management Professionals
Kinesiology Club
Student Athletic Training Council

Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies Student Organizations
Graduate Recreation Society
Hilltop Gardeners for Change
Outdoor Recreation Club
Recreational Sport Management Club
Therapeutic Recreation Club
Tourism Management Club

SRSA: Student Recreational Sports Association
The Student Recreational Sports Association is a student organization acting as an advisory and programming group to IU Campus Recreational Sports. The association is a communication liaison between students, the recreational sports staff, and IU Bloomington administration. SRSA is dedicated to monitoring, improving, and promoting recreational sport opportunities of students, faculty, and staff at Indiana University Bloomington. To achieve this mission, the association has participant advisory groups for each program area (aquatics/informal sports, intramural sports, club sports, fitness/wellness, special events) and special committees established to work on projects of common interest (alumni relations, facilities, special projects, relations/communication). Call (812) 855-2371 or visit for additional information.

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