Student Organizations

Accountancy Association

The Accountacy Association's mission is provide the resources for a successful accounting career by having professional lectures, as well as creating a comaraderie among accounting majors.

Active Minds at UNC Asheville

Active Minds aims to remove the stigma around mental health disorders and increase awareness through education. The purpose of Active Minds is to increase the awareness of student, faculty, and staff at UNC Asheville about issues surrounding mental health, symptoms related to mental health disorders, and mental health resources available both on campus and in the surrounding community.

Active Students for a Healthy Environment (ASHE)

Active Students for a Healthy Environment (A.S.H.E.) is UNC Asheville’s oldest student environmental organization. Formerly known as the “ecology club”, we focus on raising environmental awareness, leadership development, and initiating proactive, progressive action to make positive sustainable changes in our environment. We are involved with and often help organize a wide range of campus and community events having to do with conservation, political action, and celebration of our environment and our role as stewards. We help students to think globally while acting locally. Ashe can be reached by e-mail through


Alliance is the UNC Asheville student organization dedicated to individuals at the university that identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersexed, and Straight Allies. Alliance can be reached through their e-mail account:

Alpha Psi Omega (Theater)

Alpha Psi Omega is a Dramatic honor society that collaborates as a student body to further explore theater arts by reading, producing, and sharing theater.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

The American Civil Liberties Union is a national organization that defends the rights granted to us by the Constitution. The ACLU chapter on campus raises awareness about civil rights violations occurring locally and nationally. We aim to educate students about their rights and how to react when they are violated. The ACLU of UNC Asheville can be contacted at:

American Meteorological Society

This chapter will serve to organize informative job, graduate school, internship, special topic, and case study presentations, a resume workshop, social events, and general information in the meteorology field. Students will be given the opportunity to interact with meteorologists ranging from broadcasters to Nationals Weather Service employees. The UNC Asheville AMS chapter will provide a welcoming environment for students to discover the various possiblities within the world of meteorology. 

Anime Club

Our purpose is to give people who like Anime and Manga a place to come together review and discuss in a safe, friendly, non-discriminatory and non-judgmental environment Anime, Manga and other things relating to Anime and Manga.

Art Front

Art Front serves as UNC Asheville’s visual arts student organization, providing professional development opportunities for its members through bi-annual exhibitions, guest lecturers, and artist events. Art Front strives to connect artists and arts enthusiasts outside the classroom, providing a platform for students to connect with the art community on campus as well as the greater Asheville area. Every Spring Semester, Art Front organizes the Annual Juried Exhibition in S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in conjunction with the Department of Art and Art History’s scholarships and awards presentations. Entry in the juried exhibition is open to any registered student on campus. The organization also hosts an Annual Members’ Exhibition in Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery as well as encouraging members to participate in social and collaborative arts-related events on campus and in the community.

Asheville Students Interested in Asia (ASIA)

A.S.I.A. club is an organization to represent the increasing population of Asian/Asian-American and Pacific Islander students here at UNC Asheville. The organization is to promote Asian/Asian-American awareness through social, cultural, and educational events. The presence of A.S.I.A. on campus is to help Asian/Asian-American students in their academic and social lives and to merge the gaps between Asian/Asian-American students and students of other cultures. We hope, by forming this group, to enrich the diversity programs on UNCA campus by a variety of activities we hold. A.S.I.A. strives to bring to light the true diversity of cultures spanning the Asian continent. Membership is open to all UNC Asheville students.  ASIA can be reached by their e-mail account: