Student Organizations

The Butler Center is home to over 30 service and advocacy-based student organizations that any UM undergraduate student may join at any time. Make an impact and build community with one of the organizations listed below:


A Week for Life


A Week 4 Life is a student organization that aims to promote sexual health and HIV/AIDS awareness among the student body and the surrounding community. We work to create an environment that is conducive to having open conversations and sharing accurate information regarding sex and sexual health.

Email:  More Info: A Week For Life on Engage

Girls of Outreach and Diversity 


G.O.O.D is a service and empowerment organization focused on issues that affect women and girls on campus and around the world. Through discussion on issues, local engagement, and activism, G.O.O.D seeks to heal and empower our sisters (not just our cis-ters) everywhere and help provide opportunities to all. This is a brave space open to self-identified women of color and all those in solidarity with us to come and share this experience.

Email:   More Info: GOOD on Engage

Girl Up


Girl Up encourages girls around the world to reach their full potential through the education,advocacy, public service and fundraising of UM students. Fundraising supports UN Foundation programs that focus on the advancement of girl's rights in developing countries.

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Education and Mentoring

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (BBBS) recognize a great need for mentors, role models and volunteers in the area. Students are matched with a child in the local community to become his or her "big" sister/brother. Students will meet with a child once a week, either school based or within the community. As a club, we have meetings for support and plan tabling events, awareness events and toy drives.

Email:  More Info: Big Brothers, Big Sisters on Engage

Kids & Culture


Kids and Culture is a volunteer student organization that strives to show young students college is attainable, regardless of ethnicity or socioeconomic status. Kids and Culture has four main programs: Tutoring, Tutoring Outreach, Mentoring and Campus Visits.

Email: kidsandculture@gmail.comMore Info: Kids and Culture on Engage

Written in My Soul


Written in My Soul is committed to teaching children and teens how to use poetry as an outlet and a form of self-expression. The organization specifically targets youth in low socioeconomic areas hosting after school poetry workshops in schools and local community programs. 

Email: More Info: Written in My Soul on Engage


Marine Mammal Resource Team

Earth Alert

The Marine Mammal Rescue Team dedicates itself to the enrichment and education of students and the public through hands-on experiences, discussions, and events. 

Email:   More Info: MMRT on Engage

Community Development

Engineers Without Borders


The University of Miami chapter of Engineers Without Borders(UM-EWB) focuses on finding sustainable, community-driven solutions for communities in need. UM-EWB works locally and abroad to help improve quality of life across traditional borders. 

Email:   More Info: EWB on Engage

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

The University of Miami chapter of Habitat for Humanity works in coordination with the Habitat for Humanity Chapter of Greater Miami. We organize build dates, where UM students are able to put their hard work into making a home for people less fortunate than themselves. In addition, the UM chapter of Habitat holds fundraising and awareness events throughout the school year.

Email: More Info: Habitat for Humanity on Engage

General Service

Art for Kids

 Art for Kids

The purpose of Art for Kids is to plan and participate in philanthropic events that will raise funds for Miami Children’s Hospital. Art for Kids strives to foster leadership and encourage creativity and service at the University of Miami. We create artwork to be sold so that the proceeds may go to Miami Children's Hospital. We also volunteer and do arts and crafts with kids from the community.

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Art of Healing

 Art of Healing

Art of Healing is a service organization that works with the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) to bring arts and crafts projects to children and families residing there. Members visit the Miami House every other week during each semester, and have different crafts that vary based on the theme. 

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Miami Day of Service


U Generations

UGenerations works to bridge the gap between the the young and the elderly. Members have the opportunity to volunteer at a local nursing home, learn about issues affecting the elderly, and promote discussion on the university campus about these issues. 

Email: More Info: UGenerations on Engage



Wishmakers increases awareness of the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s mission to raise the money necessary to grant the wish of a child suffering from a life-threatening illness. Through program events and fundraisers, we raise the money necessary to make our child's wish come true.

Email: More Info: WishMakers on Engage

Health and Medical

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem Miami hosts free, week-long summer camps each year for kids who have a parent with cancer or who have lost a parent to cancer. This co-ed secular camp is completely run and organized by UM students.

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Canes Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.)


CERT is a team of students that routinely train in triage, search and rescue, first aid, disaster preparedness and more. The team deploys to disasters that affect the University of Miami and South Florida. 

Email: More Info: CERT on Engage

Healthy U Healthy Me

Relay 4 Life

Healthy U Healthy Me promotes community health by delivering safe, accessible, and culturally competent healthcare to those in the Miami-Dade community, while also integrating a health curriculum into the education of adolescents. Members work with the Miami Children’s Initiative in Liberty City to change the context of health education and promotion towards undeserved populations facing struggles with health infrastructure.

Email:  More Info: Healthy U Healthy Me on Engage

Project Sunshine

Relay 4 Life

Project Sunshine is a nonprofit organization that provides free educational, recreational, and social programs to children and families living with medical challenges.

Email:  More Info: Project Sunshine on Engage

Relay for Life

Relay 4 Life

Relay for Life celebrates cancer survivors and raise money for the American Cancer Society, which aims to save lives through research, help those who have been affected by cancer and empower individuals to fight back against the disease. 

Email:  More Info: Relay for Life on Engage

Service Trips


UM Alternative Breaks


Every year, University of Miami Alternative Breaks (UMAB) sends students to different parts of the country to give them opportunities to volunteer and learn about social issues. Through this program, participants foster a life-long commitment to social action and active citizenship. 

Email:   More Info: UMAB on Engage

Special Needs



FunDay is the longest standing service day at the University of Miami. Every year it brings over 400 special citizens from the Miami area on campus to be paired up with students to enjoy a day of fun and games.

Email:   More Info: FunDay on Engage

 Best Buddies

 Best Buddies

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Email:  More Info: Best Buddies on Engage

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Special Olympics provides training and competition to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them achieve physical fitness, self esteem and the life skills necessary to productive, respected and contributing members of their communities.

Email:   More Info: Special Olympics on Engage

U Pup

UPup Logo

UPup is dedicated to building character in students by training, or assisting others in training, puppies provided by Canine Companions for Independence. The dogs shall eventually be trained as assistance dogs and given to those with disabilities. 

Email:   More Info: U Pup on Engage