Many IR majors have the opportunity to attend the National Model United Nations conference as part of a delegation from Ursinus College. Find out more here.
The Politics Association is the association of all Politics majors at Ursinus. The primary purpose of the association is to represent the opinions and interests of undergraduate majors within the department. The association sponsors activities for undergraduate majors, including career forums, lectures, student and faculty mixers, law and graduate school forums.
The International Relations Club aims at enhancing awareness of current international issues.
UC Stand is the Ursinus chapter of the national student organization STAND (Students Taking Action Now). STAND was originally created to fight ongoing violence in Darfur, Sudan but its mission has expanded to empower individuals and communities to fight genocidal violence and other humanitarian crimes. UC STAND invites distinguished speakers to campus and works with other social justice groups on campus to raise awareness about local, national and global issues.
Pi Sigma Alpha is the national Political Science Honor Society, into which students who have distinguished themselves in the field of political science are inducted. Inquiries about membership should be directed to the faculty advisor of Pi Sigma Alpha, Dr. Rebecca Evans.
Pi Gamma Mu is the national International Relations Honor Society.
UC is a member of the American Mock Trial Association. Our Mock Trial team competes internally, with judges drawn from our base of alums, as well as intercollegiately. Find out more here.