CSU, Chico

Student Clubs & Teams

Student Clubs & Teams

Plant Science Club FundraiserBelonging to and participating in clubs and organizations create tremendous benefits, including adapting to university life, making lasting friendships, learning about organizational structure and leadership, and providing a social outlet. Acquaintances made in these activities become a professional and personal network you will use throughout your career.

The College of Agriculture offers a wide variety of opportunities for students. Additionally, we rely on student leaders and organizations to assist our departments, research centers, and college in a variety of ways, including many competitions and activities which originate and/or are supported by student clubs. We encourage and need your involvement. We urge you to join the leaders in science, technology, and management.

Student Teams

Student Clubs

Alpha Tau Alpha

Alpha Tau Alpha is a National Professional Honorary Agricultural Education Organization that plays a vital role in the preparation of those who have chosen a major in agricultural education or extension education.  The purpose of this organization is to promote the highest standards of agricultural education and a more intimate acquaintance and closer relationship with individuals who have chosen a major in agricultural education or extension education. By studying the life, preparation, and personality of great educators, by a better understanding of various aspects of the great vocations in agriculture, and life of the people engaged therein, we aspire to become such agricultural educators as shall wisely and sufficiently lead those who have chosen the vocation of agriculture, into fuller lives of success and happiness

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Alpha Zeta

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Alpha Zeta is a professional organization of men and women whose educational and career objectives fall within the broadly defined field of agriculture and natural resources. Founded at The Ohio State University on November 4, 1897, it is the oldest fraternal society in agriculture.


Alpha Zeta is a professional agricultural organization dedicated to the highest levels of scholarship, leadership, integrity, and service.

CA-Eta was founded in 2005. We have multiple service projects throughout the school year, including support for College of Agriculture events and various other community service projects. Business meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month, and social meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month. For more information contact AZ at alphazetaeta@gmail.com.

Crop Science and Horticulture Club

The CSU, Chico Crop Science and Horticulture Club offers an organization designed to help connect persons with similar majors or common interests in the field of agriculture and general plant science. We engage in activities at the campus farm and sometimes conduct fundraising efforts by selling plants and agricultural produce. Visit us on Face book.

Pre-veterinary Club

The Pre-veterinary Club is an advising/networking association for students interested in going to Veterinary School after graduation.  Their mission is to develop strategies for students to become more competitive in the veterinary and graduate school application process, while networking with professional school and industry representatives.

Sigma Alpha

Sigma Alpha girls Sigma Alpha is a National Professional Agriculture Sorority with a local chapter here at California State University, Chico. We are committed to promoting women in agriculture and strive for scholarship, leadership, and service in all of our dealings.

As a chapter we participate in several professional development, philanthropic, and just plain fun activities. In the past our calendar of events have included Ag Day on Campus, Agriculture in The Classroom, The Boys and Girls Club Community Challenge, The Durham Pump Picnic, as well as monthly sisterhood events and business meetings.

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Society of Ag Managers

Society of Ag Managers Our mission is to provide opportunity for agricultural students at California State University, Chico to develop a better understanding of and appreciation for the agri-business sector. Members of the association will have the opportunity to acquaint themselves with other members and professionals within the agricultural industry. Members will be able to develop personal contacts and become better informed of employment opportunities. S.A.M strives to provide activities to promote leadership, organizational, and communication skills of its members.

Stock Dogs

Stock dogs The purpose of our organization is to promote the understanding and training of stockdogs for their use in the livestock industry and to develop livestock handling skills among our fellow students.

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Young Cattlemen's Association

yca-2009 Chico State Young Cattlemen's Association is part of a statewide organization and affiliated with the California Cattlemen's Association, with a goal to educate those either in the cattle industry or who wish to become involved. Through monthly meetings, seminars, workshops, and field day events, YCA works to keep students, cattlemen, and the community up to date with current issues pertaining to the cattle industry.

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