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Actually Gavin (improv comedy club)- creates humor and entertainment as a means of strengthening the University community in camaraderie through regular performances that showcase their improvisational acting skills.

Encores Away A Capella -Is a co-ed a cappella group consisting of students from the University of Portland. We are a group that strives to create a loving community through our shared interest of music – committed to forming a whole, beautiful sound with only our voices. Singing is supposed to be fun, and we’ll always be working on better ways to make it as fun for you as it is for us.

FISH - Fish is a student-led, non-denominational Christian community in which students strive to grow in faith with one another. The Fish community gathers every Wednesday evening for worship, reflection & learning, and fellowship and also meets regularly for community-building activities such as outdoor trips and service events. Fish takes its mission from Matthew 4:19 (“Come, follow me, and I will send you out to fish for people”) and welcomes all to be a part of its community. For more information, please contact Annie Boyle in Campus Ministry at

Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) - The Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) Organization aims to eliminate the culture of sexual violence within our campus community. We will do so by educating the campus about the issue of sexual assault; specifically regarding topics of consent, as well as through creating dialogue and proactive events. We hope to end many of the stigmas surrounding sexual assault; such as victim blaming, fear of reporting, and labeling of survivors. Questions? Please contact or

Student Nurses Association (UPSNA) - The University of Portland Student Nurses Association is an assembly of future nurse leaders dedicated to the promotion of pre-professional development and discovery through the creation of a supportive community within the School of Nursing, holistic health and wellness promotion, and engagement in the greater UP community. Visit UPSNA to learn more information.