Student Organizations

For more information, click on the links below to learn how to join. You may also explore our student organizations by attending the Ivy Expo at the beginning of each fall and spring semester in the Kingland Hub.

General Interest Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi is a professional business fraternity that promotes professional activities and features social events. Alpha Kappa Psi chapters conduct programs with speakers from the business world, field trips to industries and community service projects.


Collegiate Women in Business (CWIB) is a student organization designed to inspire, empower, and develop women pursuing a career in business. The organization provides an opportunity to network and develop professional relationships through the Ivy College of Business. The group is open to all females in the Ivy College of Business (all majors and minors) as well as Ag Business majors/minors.

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Delta Sigma Pi – Mu Psi Chapter is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity, and the association of students for mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote a closer affiliation between the commercial world and the students of commerce; and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.


Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda offers students the opportunity to prepare themselves for the business world after college. Members have countless opportunities to grow as business leaders through a variety of different experiences throughout the year.


Ivy Student Council serves as a liaison group between the students and the faculty/staff in the Ivy College of Business in order to create a professional and inviting environment. They represent the Ivy College of Business at various college and university functions, assist in the betterment of the Ivy students academically and professionally, and aim to improve the experience of the students in the Ivy College of Business overall.


Multicultural Business Network (MBN) aims to inform, prepare, and expose opportunities to multicultural students within the Ivy College of Business and across Iowa State’s campus. Students will benefit from a collection of unique opportunities for professional development such as mock interviews, panels for professional insights, networking opportunities, volunteering, and meeting with potential employers.

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Sports Business Club provides a platform for students to gain insight, experience, and opportunities in the field of sports business. Club members will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that will include guest speakers from the sports world, visits to athletics-oriented companies, and hands on activities that will give students a base for success in the world of Sports Business.


Major-Specific Organizations

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science Club/Gamma Iota Sigma is a student organization that is comprised of students wishing to become an actuary once they begin their careers after their education. This organization welcomes students both well on their way to becoming a member of a society or students who just want to learn more about the industry. They will have industry insiders, seasoned professors, and other students share their experiences and advice moving forward into their careers as well as advice for the actuarial exams.

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Beta Alpha Psi – Iota Beta Chapter is a national honor society and scholastic/professional accounting fraternity. Its primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems, providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. Open to ACCT, FIN and MIS majors who meet membership qualifications.


Business Analytics

The Information Systems and Business Analytics Club (ISBA) brings together those students interested in sharing contemporary issues in information systems management. The club is focused on careers in information systems, networking with professionals in the field, and using and developing current technologies.



The Entrepreneur Club (E-Club) encourages and informs students about participating in entrepreneurship, to foster friendships among students who share similar interests, to instill passion about building sustainable ventures, & to provide members with a learning & support platform to minimize risk and to maximize success. They also promote the integration of science, art, and technology into viable social creations.


The Finance Club is organized to provide both finance and non-finance major students interested in the field of finance, opportunities to learn more about finance and its related areas. This is accomplished through speaker presentations, field trips, meetings, and social interaction. They also provide opportunities for contact with the business community to further their career plans.

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The Investment Group provides an opportunity for students from all areas of the university to learn first-hand the investment process. Through the managing of a real portfolio, members will have an educational opportunity to explore the field of finance and investments. Members will have an opportunity to strengthen research, leadership, and public speaking skills through active participation in this student-run organization.

The Wall Street Club strives to drive continuous placement in investment banking and related fields by mentoring a select number of students using academic resources, professional work experience, and alumni networking.

Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is an undergraduate and graduate student club that seeks to learn more about human resource management and industrial relations. The club has regularly scheduled meetings for educational, networking, and social purposes. Guest speakers from the greater Des Moines area provide practitioner insights.



The Consulting Club provides an opportunity for all interested undergraduate or graduate students to learn more about the management consulting industry. Students will meet and network with fellow students who are interested in joining management consulting companies upon graduation.

Management Information Systems

The Information Systems and Business Analytics Club (ISBA) brings together those students interested in sharing contemporary issues in information systems management. The club is focused on careers in information systems, networking with professionals in the field, and using and developing current technologies.



The Marketing Club, the ISU chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), promotes awareness in the marketing field. Monthly meetings enable student members to learn about different areas of marketing from guest speakers.

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The Sales Club (ISUSC) is dedicated to the professional development of students interesting in pursuing a career in sales. By providing students with the opportunity to learn and network with leading professionals in the sales industry, the ISUSC strives to transform leaders of today into sales professionals of tomorrow.


Supply Chain Management

The ISU Supply Chain Management Club/APICS is composed of business students who have an interest in activities related to careers in the transportation and logistics fields extending beyond their classroom studies.

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Women Impacting Supply Chain Excellence is a group that focuses on enhancing professional development, gaining leadership skills, expanding industry knowledge and making connections with other students and employers. Anyone is welcome to participate male or female. Women Impacting Supply Chain Excellence is not just for women!

MBA/Specialized Masters

Master of Business Administration & Specialized Masters Association (MBASMA) is designed to allow graduate students in business the opportunity to network with professionals in various areas of business and explore related career paths. The MBASMA creates and pursues opportunities for students to develop the skills and behaviors required in business.

Honor Societies

The mission of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievements in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business. Students from the top 10 percent of the junior class, the top 10 percent of the senior class, and the top 20 percent of master’s degree candidates are invited to the initiation ceremony held each spring. The $75 fee covers lifetime membership.

Sigma Nu Tau Entrepreneurship Honor Society is the only academic honor society dedicated to entrepreneurship. Their mission is to promote, recognize, honor and reward academic excellence in entrepreneurship and to encourage and recognize the practice of principled entrepreneurship.