Student Organizations

Active Minds: Active Minds a national organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses.

American Sign Language Club (ASL Club): The University of Pittsburgh American Sign Language (ASL) club is a place where ASL students or potential signers can learn and practice signing skills, learn about Deaf culture, and interact with members of the Pittsburgh Deaf community.

Autism Speaks U University of Pittsburgh (Panther Autism): We are a group of Pitt students committed to volunteering, fundraising, and raising awareness for the autism community around campus and throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area.

Chronic Connection: Chronic Connection is an undergrad club by and for chronically ill and disabled students that looks to support and advocate for this community. We host support groups, game nights, open meetings, advocacy events, and more. CC is a safe place to express all the stress and anxiety but also wins that come with managing health issues in college. 

Eye to Eye: Eye to Eye is a nationwide mentoring movement for students with Learning Disabilities (LD) and/or ADHD. It is the only national after-school mentoring program that pairs children with learning disabilities with college-aged students with similar disabilities. Using an arts-based curriculum, Eye to Eye helps these children value their own unique minds by building self-esteem and giving them the skills to become self-advocates. To become a mentor or learn more email:

National Alliance on Mental Illness at Pitt (NAMI): NAMI is a mental health advocacy group. We hope to raise awareness on mental illness and help those in need get the services that they deserve.

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA): Founded in 1972, NSSLHA is the national organization for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication.

Pitt PanthEARs: This is a student organization for those interested in learning about and spreading awareness of the effects of hearing loss and balance disorders.

Pretzels for Parkinson's (PFP): This is an organization that will make and sell various kinds of chocolate covered pretzels to raise money and awareness for Parkinson's disease.