Student-led organizations are a great way to network with peers and get involved with the campus and the community.

If you don’t find an organization that fits your needs, you can even start your own RSO.

On Campus

Illini Urban Farmers

Providing students hands-on experiences in sustainable urban agriculture. Check out the Urban Farmers Facebook page for more information.

Illini Wildlife Conservation

The Wildlife Society's University of Illinois Student Chapter is comprised of students interested in promoting wildlife conservation and is open to all students here at the University of Illinois. See the Organization's bulletin board in the first floor west hallway of Turner Hall.

Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences

MANRRS-Illinois is a chapter of the national Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, whose mission is to support academic and professional endeavors that will always foster and promote the agricultural sciences and related fields in a positive manner among ethnic minorities. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

National Agri-Marketing Association

Students involved with NAMA learn from professionals in marketing, advertising, promotion, sales, public relations, and allied fields the various career opportunities available in agri-marketing. For more information, visit NAMA's Facebook or contact advisor Theresa Miller.

Animal Science Industry Group

This campus student organization provides applied hands-on experience and strong networking opportunities for students interested in the food animal production industry. Visit the group's Facebook page for more information.

Student Sustainable Farm

Operating year-round the Sustainable Student Farm provides a hands-on learning experience for a student eager to learn more about agriculture, food, and the environment. The farm sells its produce to the local community. Learn more on the farm's website.

Off Campus

Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network

Looking to grow an innovative food and beverage industry by helping area companies. Learn more on their website.

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Students who own and operate a business while attending college or university compete with their peers to qualify for GSEA Finals. Visit the GSEA website for more information.