The Nichols community offers plenty to do outside of class. Student organizations are opportunities to explore your interests, find new ones, make friends, and develop leadership skills that you’ll use long after graduation.
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
The Campus Activities Board is dedicated to promoting student participation and spirit in campus activities. CAB organizes events such as comedy shows, contests, movies, musical performances, spring weekend, and dances. The CAB president and vice president are also active members of the student executive advisory board.
Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA serves as the governing body of the student community of Nichols College and has jurisdiction over club activities, social events, student conduct, residence hall living and other aspects of campus life. Representatives are elected by the student body on an annual basis.
The Council is a social and advocacy organization for commuter students, providing a link between commuter students and campus activities. Its president is an active member of the student executive advisory board.
Student Publications and Communications Media
The Ledger publishes the Nichols College yearbook, capturing the activities of each school year, and documenting the Nichols experience.
Nichols’ literary magazine provides a vehicle for student writers and artists to express their thoughts and ideas. The magazine is published annually.
Broadcasting since 1975, Nichols’ student-run radio station delivers a variety of music and events programming 24 hours a day to the campus and the surrounding community. From classic rock to hip hop, it’s all on WNRC-FM. Listen live.
Through events, activities, and leadership opportunities, Women of Nichols (WON) gives female students a chance to connect with each other, and to develop the confidence and networking skills to continue the growing trend of women leaders in business.
Competitive Sports Clubs
Not as time-intensive as playing varsity, but a lot more intense than random pick-up games, our competitive sports clubs are a great way to stay in shape, develop leadership and team-building skills, and make friends. Nichols is currently home to clubs in cheerleading, dance, racquetball, men’s ice hockey, and rugby.
Special Interest Clubs
- Accounting Club
- Campus Ambassadors
- Campus Cursive
- Criminal Justice Management Club
- Flag Football
- History Club
- Management Club
- International Students Club
- Marketing and Communications Club
- Ski & Snowboard Club
- Sport Management Club
- Student-Alumni Society (SAS)
Academic Honor Societies
Delta Mu Delta
The national honor society for college students studying business administration, Delta Mu Delta promotes higher scholarship in training for business and rewards student achievement.
Mu Kappa Tau
The national honor society for college students studying marketing, Mu Kappa Tau recognizes and honors scholarly achievement and promotes the advancement of marketing education.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Nichols Kappa Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international honor society for economics, demonstrates the Nichols’ commitment to academic excellence in this field.
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is the national honor society for history students. The Alpha Mu Eta chapter at Nichols recognizes student excellence and encourages research, teaching, and the exchange of ideas between students, teachers and writers of history.
Zeta Alpha Phi
The Nichols College honor society, Zeta Alpha Phi, is a select group of men and women who have shown academic excellence in the classroom and active participation in campus activities. Its aim is to stimulate interest in academics and enhance the Nichols’ academic stature.
Athletic Honor Societies
Chi Alpha Sigma
Chi Alpha Sigma is the first national scholar-athlete society to honor student athletes who have excelled in the classroom and in athletic competition. It recognizes outstanding academic achievement by intercollegiate varsity letter winners while encouraging good citizenship, moral character, and leadership.
Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
A club of students who have won letters in varsity sports, SAAC organizes Nichols sports banquets and rallies. SAAC is governed by the Athletic Council, which is composed of varsity team captains and the officers of SAAC.
Elbridge Boyden Society
Named for 19th-Century Worcester area architect Elbridge Boyden, this society honors juniors and seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus. The Boyden Society is a candidate chapter for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, the prestigious national leadership honor society.