Student Organizations


Involvement in student organizations is an excellent complement to the academic experience found at a university. Joining an organization helps students develop networking and leadership skills that will be invaluable to their education and their future.

College of Technology

  • Tau Alpha Pi (TAP)

Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J. Berger, Tau Alpha Pi is open to both associate-degree and baccalaureate candidates. Membership into Tau Alpha Pi is by invitation only to Engineering Technology students in ABET accredited programs. Students are reviewed for invitation criteria (based on GPA and length in program) each Spring semester with invitations for initiation being mailed out each March. So make sure to look for your invitation next Spring!

Faculty Advisor: Susan Scachitti, Jay Lee, Chandra Sekhar, Gregory Neff
Student Chapter Web Site

Computer Graphics Technology

  • Purdue University Calumet Siggraph

Our mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Our purpose is to foster a membership community whose core values help them to catalyze the innovation and application of computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Faculty Advisor: Ge Jin

Computer Information Technology

  • Purdue University Calumet CITIA

The Compter Information Technology & Information Assurance student organization consists of the Information Security and the Cyber Incident Response Clubs. Our mission is to promote the information assurance (IA) programs here at Purdue University Calumet and cyber security technologies in the IA field. The purpose is to foster an information assurance community whose core values will help to improve the IA awareness across the campus and encourage the members to master information assurance practical skills. Members will have regular seminars and will participate in international, national, and local state wide IA competitions and events.

Faculty Advisor: Michael Tu, Keyuan Jiang