Community Life


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Discover Your Place at Morningside

Morningside believes in creating a community where everyone can become involved and offers plenty of options for every individual. Dive into a Diverse Community with Academic Organizations, Campus Media, and Multicultural Clubs!

Clubs & Organizations

If you love music, theatre, and even being a part of performances from behind the scenes, be part of our performing arts community. All Morningside students, regardless of major, are welcome to audition and perform in choral and instrumental ensembles and opera and musical theatre productions.

  • Alpha Gamma Cast of the Alpha Psi Omega Honor Society – National Theater Honor Society
  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education – performing arts
  • Harmonium
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Gamma Xi Chapter – men’s music fraternity

Are you a nursing major interested in psychology? What about an accounting major interested in art? Join an academic organization! Academic organizations are open to all Morningside students, even if you aren’t majoring in that subject. These organizations provide a great opportunity to meet new people and learn new things.

  • Accounting Club
  • Aero Club
  • Ag Club
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization
  • Iowa Student Educators Association
  • Kiosk
  • Math Club
  • Morningside Advertising Agency
  • Morningside Civic Union
  • Morningside Investment Club
  • Morningside Student Nurses Association
  • Morningside University Pre-Law
  • Photography Club
  • Pre-Professional Health Club
  • Religious Studies Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Teachers Inspiring Exceptional Students
  • Undergraduate Psychological Association

Morningside University offers a vibrant array of social and special interest clubs that cater to the diverse passions and interests of its students.

  • Alpha Omicron Pi – Theta Chi Chapter – Social Sorority
  • Campus Media
  • Chess Club
  • Cozy Crochet Club
  • Diversity, Openness, and Togetherness
  • Dorms & Dragons
  • Garden Club
  • Morningside Activities Council
  • Morningside Sports Officials Association
  • International Student Association
  • Morningside Grill Masters
  • Morningside University Democrats
  • Morningside University Republicans
  • Student Government
  • Sustainable Environment Association
  • Youth Americans For Freedom

Morningside University Honor Societies unlock opportunities for growth and endless networking possibilities, while giving well-deserved recognition.

  • Alpha Tau Alpha – National Professional Honorary Agricultural Education Organization
  • Delta Tau Alpha – Agricultural Honor Society
  • Gamma Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta – English Honor Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi – Education Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa – National Leadership Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta – History Honor Society
  • Psi Chi – Psychology Honor Society
  • Tri-Beta – Biology Honor Society

The campus ministry at Morningside University welcomes and affirms all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental ability, economic condition, or religious affiliation. Our campus ministry is a welcoming community where students can connect, grow, and serve together.

At Morningside University, students can prioritize their fitness, health, and wellness through a variety of clubs and organizations.

  • Active Minds
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Sustainable Environment Association
  • Intramural Sports

Morningside is preparing the next generation of innovators, world-changers, and leaders that can make a difference here and beyond. Our students have the opportunity to hear from insightful speakers and attend engaging events that aim to help them develop and enhance their leadership potential.