Registered Student Organizations

Enhance your HPU experience by joining one of many student clubs and organizations.

Being a member of a Registered Student Organization (RSO) is an excellent way to meet new people from around the world and enrich your HPU experience. The active RSOs are listed here. If you do not see the perfect match for your strengths and interests, consider creating your own club!

Student Organization Training

Interactive Online Training Modules for advisors, officers and members.

Go to Training Page

Applications for 2017-2018 Now Available

Student Organization forms and documents

Check out HPU's Honor Societies.

Find out more about the Student Activity Fee and the SAF Allocation Committee

What's New With Your Registered Student Organizations? 

Want to Start a New Club? Need to Register Your Current Club for Next Year? 
Applications for Registered Student Organizations are being accepted through May 22, 2017. Application packets are available online at and at the Student Life Office (Aloha Tower Marketplace, Suite 1400). Submit completed application packet to the Student Life office or via email to by May 22, 2017.
Registered Student Organization Categories:


Academic/Professional: These organizations’ focus is either academic or professional fields.  Many of these organizations coordinate networking and educational events for the HPU and local communities.
Cultural/Spiritual: These organizations help educate and provide opportunities for the HPU community to become culturally immersed in our unique environment and allow our students to appreciate and understand cultures from all over the world.*RSOs with a spiritual focus: It is the University’s policy to support organizations that represent a specific faith, but not a particular denomination, organization, or church/place of worship.


Special Interest: These organizations serve an eclectic range of student interests, combining a variety of artistic, social, political, and community service-related disciplines.*RSOs with a recreational activity focus will be referred to Campus Recreation in Athletics. 
Why become an RSO?
  •      Gain valuable leadership skills.
         Play a vital role in fostering a positivestudentculture at HPU.
         Meet otherstudents with similar interests.
         Access to HPU resources and services for clubs.
         And much more!!!

 Registration approval will be based upon the registration application received. Clubs that are currently registered must also submit applications to be registered again for next year. There will be a second chance to apply for registration in September, but don’t wait!
Clubs that apply and are accepted during the first round of applications are active from August 1, 2017, may participate in Club Carnival, and have access to HPU resources starting August, 2017.Hit the ground running in fall by submitting your application now!  For more information, contact or call (808) 687-7010.  



Academic & Professional Clubs

Cultural & Spiritual Clubs

 Special Interest Clubs

Attention Club Members! You have a great opportunity to get the word out about your Club.  Chalk advertisements offer clubs an opportunity to help promote student programs, activities and events.  You can even use these advertisements to recruit new club members.  All that is needed from you is washable "sidewalk"chalk and a creative message.  Side walk messages will be availabe at the Hawaii Loa Campus.

For More information and Chalk Advertisement Guidelines please click HERE!

For Chalk Advertisement Request Form, please click HERE!