College-Wide Student Groups

UC has over 600 student organizations, and many of them are right within the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Students who get involved in on-campus organizations develop leadership, time management and communication skills.

Listed below is a snapshot of some of the many organizations CEAS students can join. 


Student organization whose mission is to to design, build, fly, and compete UAVs in national intercollegiate competitions. Learn more at our website.

CEAS Ambassadors

The CEAS Ambassadors is a service organization for the advancement of the relationship between the students, alumni, faculty & staff and friends of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This is achieved through the involvement in various events and activities sponsored by the College of Engineering and Applied Science. CEAS Ambassadors also serve as tour guides for the College of Engineering and Applied Science tour program, and help promote the college to prospective students. Learn more at our website.

Baja Racing Team

Student organization that designs and builds SAE spec off-road vehicles to compete nationally with schools from around the world. Weekly meetings at Victory Parkway Campus lab (large bay next to machining shop). Learn more at the Baja Racing Team website

Basic Utiility Vehicle

The BUV Bearcats, a volunteer student organization, designs and builds low-cost utility vehicles. We sponsor a vehicle endurance competition for design proof of concept that is held annually between several universities on a rugged terrain proving ground. Learn more at the BUV Bearcats website.

Battle Bots

Student group that designs, tests, builds, and fights BattleBots for Senior Design projects and for fun. Learn more at

Bearcat Motorsports Society of Automative Engineers

Bearcat Motorsports is the UC student section of the Society of Automotive Engineers. This group focuses on the designing, building, and testing of an open-wheel Formula 1 style vehicle for several of 12 international intercollegiate competitions. FSAE stresses the hands-on learning of the engineering process: design, build, test, revise, repeat. Bearcat Motorsports is a nationally competitive team, placing 14th of 138 registered teams, 1st among Ohio teams, and 8th among US teams at the 2016 MIS FSAE competition. Join BCMS FSAE if you want a great, interactive, team-based engineering experience! Learn more at

ChemE Car

Student organization whose mission is to safely build and test a shoebox-sized car which is both powered and stopped by chemical means. Up to two cars are entered in a competition at the regional and national AIChE conferences. The car must travel a specified distance while carrying an unknown load. The distance and load are revealed 2 hours before the cars must run. The car that comes closest to the specified distance wins. Learn more at

Construction Competition Club- CCC

The main purpose of the Construction Competition Club (CCC) is to engage all students interested in construction related fields through educating experiences in competition. Learn more at

Construction Student Association- CSA

The UC Construction Student Association is an organization striving to provide a place for students with Construction related majors to connect and take advantage of unique opportunities. Learn more at


The UC CubeCats is a student organization at the University of Cincinnati dedicated to the education of its members through the design, construction, and launch of CubeSats - small satellites developed by universities and industry all across the world. Learn more at


Student organization that utilizes 3D printing to bridge the gap between engineering and medicine. By providing resources and promoting educational outreach, we enable students to design, build, and implement solutions that directly benefit patients with disabilities. In cases ranging from pediatric prosthetics to assistive devices for traumatic brain injury, we provide functional and cost effective devices that enable patients to overcome disabilities. Learn more at

Engineering and Applied Science Tribunal

The Engineering and Applied Science Tribunal shall represent the students of the College of Engineering and Applied Science on all relevant issues, specifically with curriculum, academic and professional standards, and university and college computing. Learn more at

Environmental and Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (GSA)

Environmental and Chemical Engineering graduate student association is a student body that fosters interaction between graduate students and encourages graduate student research activities (via travel grants). Learn more at

Hyperloop UC

A student team of ambitious individuals designing the "Hyperloop" to compete in SpaceX's Hyperloop Pod Design competitions. Learn more at

National Society of Black Engineers - NSBE

The National Society of Black Engineers, as a national student and professional based organization, does hereby dedicate itself to the development of intensive programs for increasing Black and other ethnic minority participation in the field of engineering and engineering technology. These programs will be initiated both within and outside the university community and will serve to strengthen relations between professional industry and the black community. Members of this organization are encouraged to join and participate in their individual professional societies. This organization will endeavor to provide general counseling to all members. Learn more at

Society of Women Engineers- SWE

The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life; and demonstrates the value of diversity. Learn more at

UC Rocketry Club

The UC Rocketry Club is a student group with a focus on designing, building, and competing with high power rockets. Learn more at

UC Robotics

The purpose of the University of Cincinnati Robotics Team is to provide a focal point for University of Cincinnati students' interest in the growing field of robotics. Learn more at