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.

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.