Student Organizations

The Computer Science Department has many diverse opportunities for participation in extracurricular activities and encourages the development of student interest groups, activities and organizations.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

The world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. Membership offers various benefits:

  • A vast network of nearly 100,000 highly dedicated student and professional peers
  • ACM's Career & Job Center, where you will find targeted job opportunities and more
  • The opportunity to join one or more of ACM's Special Interest Groups in 37 specialty areas of IT
  • Become a member of computing community through one of hundreds of Professional and Student Chapters worldwide
  • Unique volunteering opportunities to gain hands-on experience and knowledge of the marketplace

ACM Website

Faculty advisor: Bernd Owsnicki-Klewe

University of West Florida – Association of Computing Machinery for Women

University of West Florida – Association of Computing Machinery for Women is a dedicated professional organization for all women interested in field of computer science and technology. The group encourages women to contribute to the growth of computing through networking and promotes professional development and attitude.

UWF ACM-W on Facebook

ACM-W website

Faculty Advisor: Eman El-Sheikh

Cybersecurity Club

The UWF Cyber Club is a student-lead organization that meets regularly to learn about recent cybersecurity topics and issue. Members participate in cybersecurity-related activities including regional cyber competitions and community service events.

Cyber Club Page.

Faculty Advisor: Anthony Pinto

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

The premier network for information technology business professionals

AITP Website

Faculty Advisor: John Coffey

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE)

International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines

UPE Website

Faculty Advisor: Thomas Reichherzer