Clubs & Organizations


Arabic Language & Culture Club 

The purpose of the Arabic Language and Culture Club at the University of Louisville is to introduce the student body to the Arabic language, the culture associated with the language, and engage students in intercultural dialogue.

Louisville American Sign Language Association (LASLA) 

The purpose of this organization is to sponsor and promote events and activities for its members and encourage their participation in them. Foster interaction among members. Provide opportunities for increased learning and practice of American Sign Language. Provide opportunities for involvement with the Deaf Community. We have monthly events throughout the semester.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram / Facebook / Twitter

Chinese Club 

The purpose of the Chinese Club at the University of Louisville is to introduce the student body to the Chinese language, the culture associated with the language, and to engage students in intercultural dialogue.


Chinese Scholars Union

This is an UofL Recognized Student Organization for Chinese students and scholars as well as those who are interested in Chinese culture in Louisville. The purpose of CSU is to enhance students’ life experience at University of Louisville, to help with their studies and work, and to strengthen the bonds among all members. CSU will help students and scholars with their involvement in Louisville’s life and culture. Moreover, we will introduce Chinese culture to the people from other cultures.

CONTACT: (646)-431-5511
SOCIAL MEDIA:  Instagram / Facebook

French Club 

The purpose of the French Club is to organize, encourage and support activities relating to the French and the francophone world on- and off-campus, and to promote the understanding, study and appreciation of the French language as well as French and francophone cultures on- and off-campus, and finally to provide a relaxed environment for conversation in French outside of the classroom.

CONTACT: (812)-558-4429
SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram  

German Club 

The purpose of this organization is to provide a sense of community for students interested in learning about German language and culture; provide information to new German language students and supply connections for study groups; take an active role in planning and hosting on-campus German cultural events. 

SOCIAL MEDIA:  Instagram

Japan Club 

We're a group of students interested in learning about and participating in Japanese culture, politics, food, etc.Come join us and see what we're all about!

SOCIAL MEDIA:  Instagram / Facebook  

Latin American Latino Studies Club 

The primary purposes of this organization shall be to: Promote an understanding and appreciation for the diverse cultures of Latin America and Latino communities in the US, prepare students to become engaged citizens in our global society and more specifically in the Louisville Metro area, provide volunteers for organizations that serve the Latino community in Louisville, and encourage participation in LALS co-sponsored events both on campus and in the community.

Honor Societies 

Sigma Delta Pi 

The purpose of this organization is to honor those who seek and attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking people; to honor those who strive to make the Hispanic contributions to modern culture better known to English-speaking peoples; to encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; to foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech. 

To become a member you must have at least a GPA of 3.3 in all university courses in Spanish; have a university cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; be enrolled in a degree program leading to a degree in Spanish (BA, Spanish Minor, MA or MAT); have completed 18 semester hours in Spanish at the 200 level or higher including at least one literature or culture course. You may count those courses in which you are currently enrolled as part of the 18-hour requirement; pay a one-time national membership fee and chapter dues of 40.00.


Eta Sigma Phi 

Eta Sigma Phi grew out of Phi Sigma, a local society at the University of Chicago, founded in 1914. Phi Sigma was nationalized in 1924, and on May 14, 1927, it became Eta Sigma Phi, the National Honorary Classical Fraternity. The Zeta Lambda chapter here at UofL was formed in 1992. The purpose of this society is to promote cooperation and good will in the field of Classical Studies, and to further our understanding of the art, culture, and literature of ancient Greece and Rome.

To become a member you should have or be working toward at least a B average in a second year Greek or Latin course. There is one-time initiation fee of $ 20.00, which gives you life-time membership in the national organization, plus a $ 5.00 per semester activity fee for the local chapter. The initiation and activity fees should be received by the end of each semester. Once you are a member, you will receive a certificate of membership and a subscription to Nuntius, Eta Sigma Phi’s newsletter. You will also receive an honorary membership in UofL’s Classics Club. (502)-852-0497