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Student Clubs

Bryn Mawr Student Clubs
Academic/Professional Political
Affinity Religious
Awareness and Advocacy Service and Activism
Governing Special Interest
Media Sport
Music and Performing Arts  
Clubs denoted with an * are Bryn Mawr/ Haverford clubs.

Starting a Club

Student Club and Organization Policy

Bryn Mawr College is committed to supporting a variety of student clubs and organizations which are consistent with the educational philosophy and mission of the College.

Social fraternities or sororities are not permitted at the College. The College has determined that students are better served by the numerous non-exclusive student clubs and organizations which exist on campus. Bryn Mawr College does not recognize the charter of any social fraternity or sorority. No College facilities (including all public and private spaces, bulletin boards, and campus mail) can be used for any social fraternity or sorority activities.

Violation of this policy by any student constitutes a violation of the social honor code and may result in disciplinary sanctions.

Steps for starting a new club

1. Explore the clubs already in existence at Bryn Mawr College before starting a club. If a student finds that we do not have a club which is of interest to them they can choose to start their own club. However, the club must be different than any club already on campus.

2. Gain interest and members from the student body by hosting an event. A minimum of five member is required for any new club.

3. Once you have five members you can petition the Office of Student Activities to start a new club. Petitions are accepted in September and January and the petition form will be available on the Student Activities website during the first two weeks of each semester.

4.If funding is desired, the new club must submit a written consistitution to SGA's Student Finance Committee in the beginning of the semester. Please review the Constitution Guide for a template. Consitution Guide (pdf) (doc)

5. All clubs are required to register each academic year with the Office of Student Activities at the beginning of the fall semester.


*Bi-Co Finance

Contact: Layne Cole

Bryn Mawr Engineers (Formerly Aerospace Club)

We wish to promote engineering opportunities on Bryn Mawr's campus in order to enhance student education and make the field more accessible to students of all backgrounds. While the STEM gap is generally closing, this trend is not present in Engineering and Technology, two expansive and well-regarded fields that hone skills essential to solving world problems. As a women's college, especially one known for its service to society, perhaps we owe it to ourselves to be this change and help pave the way for others.
Specifically, the purpose of this organization shall be:
* To increase participation in, represent student interest in, and expand opportunities for Bryn Mawr students in engineering, technology, and sciences through hands-on projects, educational sessions, and initiatives.
* To encourage interdepartmental faculty and administrative-level collaboration and support of such initiatives.
* To provide a creative and recreational outlet for science, technology, and space enthusiasts.
* To increase the participation of underrepresented groups in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields.
* To educate Bryn Mawr students across all academic disciplines of the diverse opportunities that exist within engineering fields and the space sector.
* To promote the professional development and visibility of Bryn Mawr students in engineering and sciences.
* To build collaborative relationships between Bryn Mawr College and regional institutions to work towards mutual goals.
* To promote awareness and discussion of space exploration issues in terms of scientific and humanitarian goals.

Contace: Claire Wang

*Business Initiatives Group

The Business Initiatives Group (BIG) launched in early 2015 as the network for entrepreneurs and business-minded individuals from Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges. The BIG network consists of students, alumni, and other members dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and building meaningful relationships.

Contact: Ben Hart

Minority Association of Pre-medical Students

"To provide underrepresented pre-med students with knowledge, skills, and experience that are both prerequisite to professional participation in health care fields.
To improve minority student matriculation into all professional health related programs, with an emphasis on medicine.
To encourage culturally conscious physicians by increasing awareness of issues that underrepresented communities face."
- Student National Medical Association

Contact: Yanira Santos, Nori Cubias

Owl Investment Group
OIG is a student-run organization whose purpose is to learn about and explore investing through the stock market, weekly informational and decision-making meetings. We invest in a portfolio worth $100,000, and give back the profit through club donations and gifts to the school. Learn to invest with real money in our portfolio and help us to decide what stocks to sell and what stocks to buy. It's never too early or late to learn to invest!
Facebook page:
Contact: Dingwei Li, Tianyi He

Parliamentary Debate Society

The purpose of this organization shall be to participate as an active APDA member. We will travel to various schools to participate in tournaments, conduct practice rounds at Bryn Mawr, host a tournament and train our new members to debate effectively, etc.


Pre-Health Society

The Pre-Health Society provides educational support and volunteer opportunities for Bryn Mawr’s pre-medical community. Our club organizes medical school visits, volunteer and mentor-ship programs, guest lecturers, and many other special events, serving as a resource for students seeking a career in medicine. Our goal is to increase our efforts to improve health awareness through strengthening our club's partnerships with local organizations in Philadelphia.

Contact: Halle Watkin

*Society of Physics Students

The purpose of this organization shall be to unite all students at Bryn Mawr College interested in physics and the physical sciences. As a student chapter to the national Society of Physics Students, the organization shall represent Bryn Mawr College in the larger national SPS community through outreach and communication to other SPS chapters in colleges or universities.

Contact:  Leqi Liu

*Tri-College Law Review

The Law Review is a semesterly publication that fosters student, faculty, and staff discourse on matters pertaining to law or policy in the form of scholarly papers published in an academic journal. Subjects can vary vastly, from Supreme Court Cases analysis to Public Health articles, granted they relate to the named constructs of Law or Policy.


Women in Business and Technology (WIBT

A safe space for everyone at Bryn Mawr College who are interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Business and Technology . WIBT will inspire students through connecting with alums and women who perform strong leadership in these areas.

Contact: Ashni Patel, Risako Takatsuki

Women in Science at Bryn Mawr (WISABM)

The Women in Science Initiative at BMC (WISABM) exposes students to successful women in the STEM fields in an effort to promote and support women in science. WISABM provides students the opportunity to connect with established scientists and learn more about their advanced education process, career paths, and research interests. Additionally, WISABM holds speaking series along with various colloquia to increase participation of women in STEM.

Contact: Miriam Doepner, Prerana Vaddi

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Awareness and Advocacy

Amnesty International

The mission of Bryn Mawr's Amnesty International chapter is to spread awareness of serious international human rights issues recognized by the Amnesty International Organization. In addition, we aim to provide fundraising opportunities for students to contribute to the cause of ending human rights abuse.

Contact: Natalie Mathes


Autism Speaks

Autism is a pervasive developmental and the rate for Autism Spectrum Disorder in America is now 1 in 68 children. This organization is aimed at helping raise not only awareness, but also support for Autism Spectrum Disorders around the Bryn Mawr campus. This club also strives to provie funding and aid to individuals with ASD. ASD is gaining support and this club is Bryn Mawr's contribution to the Autism Community.

Contact: Bisma Naqvi

Body Image Council

The mission of the Bryn Mawr College Body Image Council is to advocate and support the growth and development of healthy body images and attitudes among all members of the college community.  The council plans educational activities that offer information, personal experience, and cousel about the range of care, support and referral services available in our college community and promotes dialogue aimed at enhancing wellness for all.

Contact: Anne Claire Grammer, Faith Daniel


EnAble is a student club that focuses on support, community-building, awareness, and advocacy for Bi-Co students with disabilities, chronic illnesses, mental illnesses, other medical conditions, and their allies. We have weekly discussion meetings (round-table style with a constructive bent), movie nights, and events surrounding disability issues, rights, and awareness-building. All discussion meetings are confidential under the Honor Code. Please like our Facebook page for more info!

Contact:  Nikki Barker, Sam Wall

Fem-Co (Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance)

Fem-Co. (Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance) is an organization open to all BMC students to establish a broad constituency to work in pursuit of feminist ideals -- social, political, and economic equality for women and men, to study and take action on national, campus, and local feminist issues and concerns, to provide leadership and career building opportunities for feminist students, and to ... educate the community about feminist issues. Campaigns include: Birth Control Access (on campus and globally), Global Reproductive Health/Rights, Eco-Feminism: Women & Climate Change, Gender Equity in Education, & Sweat Shop Elimination.

Contact: Maeve Malloy


GenderQuest aims to support and advocate for students who identify as transsexual, transgender, gender nonconforming, or non-cisgender, or who are questioning their gender. We hope to create a safe, accepting, and affirming environment for these students and want to serve as a resource for both them and cisgender students who would like to learn more about trans* identities or show support for these people. Our ultimate goal is to foster community within the group and among Bryn Mawr students as a whole.

Contact:  Airen McClure, Emmett Binkowski

NETwork Against Malaria

The purpose of this organization will be to host events and activities to raise awareness to the serious impact of malaria in rural Uganda. Moreover, we will raise money through these events to donate to the non-profit NETwork Against Malaria in order to help provide bed nets for school children, pregnant women, and families. For $10 we can protect children from malaria, combat poverty, and promote education. This will be a great space for people interested in global health and social issues and for people looking to get involved to help with the current issue.

Contact: Odeymarys Garrido, Rachel Weissler, Noor Masannat

Project Educate
Project Educate (formerly known as Project Educate In Africa or PEIA) focuses on discussing and promoting educational initiatives across the globe through book drives, fundraisers, tabling, and other types of events.
Contact: Kristal Sotomayor

Rainbow Alliance

Rainbow Alliance is a socio-political group which fosters community among LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies.

Contact: Kirsten Mullen, EstherMildenhall


The name Zami comes from the a book by Audre Lorde; one of the first openly gay female activists of color. As a way of honoring her legacy, we call ourselves Zami and we are an LGBTQ group for students of color on Bryn Mawr's campus. Our weekly meetings revolve on what it means to be queer, and also what it means to be a student of color on campus. All are welcome to join!

Contact:  Fatou Sylla, Martely Carrera 

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Asian-American Students' Association

TheAsian American Students Association (A/ASA) is a space for Asian and Asian American students and the general Bryn Mawr community to explore and embrace their multiplicity of cultures and identities, especially those of Asians and Asian Americans; to promote cultural, social and political awareness of Asian and Asian American perspectives in an inclusive and engaging environment; and to foster outside connections by inviting Asian American professionals to campus.

Contact:  A/ASA

Association of International Students

AIS is an organization open to all students of the Bryn Mawr community interested in sharing a variety of cultures from around the world.  The organization aims to provide a support network both within the Bryn Mawr community and beyond for international students who are faced with college life in a new country.  Members take an active role in educating the community about their home countries and learning about others.

Contact: Mowa Li


BACaSO is a dynamic organization promoting the rich heritage of Africa, the Caribbean and diaspora communities.  The organization is open to all members of the community who are interested in and/or are of African and Caribbean descent.  The purpose of the organization is to support and articulate the needs of BACaSO wormen as members of the larger community as well as create awareness of the diverse cultural and social experiences of Africa, the Caribbean and the diaspora through a range of campus-wide activities.

Contact:  Jenille Scott


Barkada is Filipino slang for a group of friends. At Bryn Mawr College, Barkada hopes to empower & give voice to Filipinas on campus. We serve as a community for Filipinos, Filipino-Americans (Fil-Ams) and those interested in the Filipino culture to discuss issues of culture, celebrate our heritage and exchange cultural experiences regarding the Filipino community and identity.


*Bi-Co Japanese Students Association

The purpose of this organization will be to hold interactive and educational events to help expand the bi-co community’s knowledge about different aspects of Japanese culture, such as history, culinary arts, traditional arts, and pop culture.

Contact: Nicole Hamagami, Eri Arai

*Chinese Culture Study Association

Do you really know about China? Do you want to get deep in touch with Chinese culture and people? Come join us! Chinese Culture Study Association (CCSA) is an association that aims to provide a platform for people to truly understand Chinese culture. In order to deepen your understanding of Chinese culture and grasp the essence, we present you an opportunity to learn about the culture outside of a classroom environment. There are various fun activities throughout the year involving bubble tea, dumplings, and much more! As a Bi-Co club, we bring people together from both campuses to experience the culture through workshops, seminars, movies or festival events.

Contact: Carissa Yao, Tina Chen

*Japanese Culture Club

JCC seeks to promote an understanding of Japanese culture by exposing interested members of the bi-co community to unexplored or unknown facets of Japan. We work to furthering people's interests in Japan. Additionally, as a group, we hope to help foster people's curiosity in Japan and all it has to offer.

Contact:  Marcia Lee

*Korean Students Association

The Bi-Co Korean Students Association welcomes students on both Bryn Mawr and Haverford campuses to connect over mutual interest and love of Korea. Areas of interest include food, politics and pop culture. The club facilitates various events that everyone can enjoy such as festivals, seminars and food tastings. Come join Bi-Co KSA and learn more about the Land of Morning Calm and what Korea has to offer beyond Gangnam Style and BBQ!.


*Mixed Company

Mixed Company is an open club for people of different cultures and backgrounds to talk about various cultural topics. Our goal is to foster community between and among the multiracial community and the general Bryn Mawr/Haverford student body. We want to dissect how we perform self so that we can unmask certain societal illusions and get to meet our peers under the identities that they choose instead of those inflicted upon them.

Contact:  Francine Leech


Mujeres is the on-campus organization that fosters the Latin and Latin American community on campus.  Mujeres is open to everyone from the Bryn Mawr community who have an interest in Latinidad.  Bi weekly open meetings are held to discuss various topics concerning identity and issues involving the Latin/Latin American population on campus.  Mujeres also hosts several speakers, dances, shows, and events throughout the year. 

Contact:  Paola Bernal, Valerie Salas

Sano Paila

Sano Paila aims to spread awareness about Nepali culture by exposing club members and student body to Nepali cuisine, art, and film. In addition, the club also hopes to bring attention to and fight against important social problems in Nepal such as women trafficking, lack of adequate health services, and illiteracy.

Contact:  Ishani Das, Sarina Shrestha, Shreepriya Poudel


Sisterhood is a support network for African-American/Black women at Bryn Mawr College. We hold weekly meetings to discuss issues that affect the African-American community at large. We host a number of events to inform Bryn Mawr and the wider Main Line community about these issues. Sisterhood is also very eager to educate Bryn Mawr about African-American culture, as we utilize various mediums including cultural performances, music, speakers, service initiatives, and most importantly dialogue to do so. Like all cultural organizations at Bryn Mawr, Sisterhood welcomes all women regardless of ethnicity, nationality, race or religion.

Contact: Kimberly Adu-Gyamfi

South Asian Students

Bryn Mawr College South Asian Students (BMC SAS) is an organization dedicated to promoting South Asian culture and that of its diaspora by organizing a variety of events ranging from community service, cultural and religious events, and guest speakers.

Contact: Alexandra Sanyal, Alina Noon


*Southeast Asian Student Association (SEASA)

Southeast Asia Student Association (SEASA) is an organization dedicated to reach out to surrounding and extended community and teach them about the cultures of Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia, Philippines. One of main aims is to support fellow Southeast Asian students and provide a voice for ourselves in student government. Along with other organizations at Bryn Mawr and Haverford, SEASA welcomes any student regardless of ethnicity, gender, race, nationality or religion. We strive to bring diversity and create a sense of community in a large student body.


Taiwanese American Student Association

This organization hopes to bring together students of Taiwanese descent and students interested in Taiwanese culture and history. Through meetings introducing food, traditions, music, language, and famous points of interest, we hope to educate fellow students about Taiwan and build community among Taiwanese and Taiwanese-American students.

Contact:  Josephine Hsu, Teresa Wang

*The Melting Pot

The primary purpose of TMP is to:
1. Uphold the traditions of Brazil at Bryn Mawr College;
2. Share Brazilian culture and the Portuguese language to members;
3. Establish prolific relationships between TMP and Brazil, creating a platform where our members can act to improve Brazil;
4. Assist prospective students with the application process;
5. Offer networking opportunities and professional exchange programs with Brazilian lead institutions.

Contact:  Larissa de Paula

*Turkish Cultural Club

Turkey is a country of 74 million people with a rich history and even richer culture. It has witnessed centuries of religious, political, and cultural change—and resistance to change as well. With a booming economy, a strategic location in the Middle East, and highly publicized negotiations with the EU, it is clear that Turkey’s presence on the world stage is not going anywhere.
While there are only a handful of Turkish students at BMC, there are many others who have expressed an interest in this region. Philadelphia is also home to many Turkish immigrants. The purpose of this club is to celebrate and educate about Turkish culture; on campus and in the greater Philadelphia community.
Meetings would include beginning Turkish lessons, cultural discussions, film screenings, Philadelphia excursions and cooking lessons and lectures from members of the Turkish community. This club is open to anyone in the bi-co who is interested in learning more about Turkey.

Contact: Joanna Birkner, Fiona Benmayor, Lydia Walz

Vietnamese Student Association

Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) seeks to create a space for Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American students and anyone on campus with an interest in Vietnam to meet, share and discuss issues that affect the community at large. VSA aims to serve as a support network for Vietnamese/Vietnamese-American women on campus and we work to promote an awareness of Vietnamese culture through a variety of events such as culture show, food tastings, and festivals celebrating traditional holidays. We welcome any student regardless of ethnicity, gender, race, nationality or religion.

Contact:  Trung-Ahn Nguyen

Voices for Palestine

The purpose of this organization shall be to:
1. Introduce the Palestinian culture to the Tri-Co community in attempt preserve the Palestinian identity, and bring diversity to the campus
2. Raise awareness about the Israeli -Palestinian conflict in attempt to initiate a dialogue
3. Illustrate the injustice within the conflict by using various sources such as international law, and human rights organizations (especially B’Tselem).
4. Using the points above to bring the student body to take action towards aiding the Palestinian cause by making a difference for those who were dramatically effected by the conflict

Contact:  Nida Tapal

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Self-Government Association (SGA)

Under the Bryn Mawr College Honor Code and Self-Government Association Constitution, Bryn Mawr College undergraduates take responsibility for governing themselves in academic and social matters, as well as playing an active and fundamental role in the life of the College.  The oldest self-governing association in the nation, SGA is composed of any candidate for a Bryn Mawr College A.B. degree.  As members of the association, undergraduates are entitled to attend weekly assembly meeting and voice their opinions, participate in a variety of SGA sponsored events, groups, film series, magazines, newspapers, and traditions, as well as vote in elections that send student representatives to various committees, the Board of Trustees and the SGA Assembly.  It is the hope and expectation of self-governance at Bryn Mawr College that all students will be able to find a place, group, activity and concerns in the most effective, responsible and satisfying way possible.  SGA represents the concerns and needs of the undergraduate body to the administration.  SGA's organization includes: Executive Board, Finance Committee, Traditions, Honor Board, Residence Council, and Appointments Committee.

Contact:  SGA

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*The Bi-College News

The Bi-College News is a weekly journal of the happenings at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges and a testimony to the Bi-College relationship.  We endeavor to provide representative, accurate, and fair news and information.  It's a great way to know what is going on at both campuses and improve writing skills while having fun along the way!

Contact:  Lily Lopate

*Bryn Bites

An online magazine that is dedicated to the appreciation and creation of food and drink on the Bryn Mawr and Haverford campuses and the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area.


The College News

The College News is a feminist news journal which serves as a source of information and self-expression for the Bryn Mawr community. Recognizing feminism as a collective process, we attempt to explore issues of interest to all women, both as members of this college and of the larger world community. Through this continuing dialogue, we seek to promote communication and understanding while fostering self-confidence and independence in expression.

Contact:  Elizabeth Vandenberg

Hepburn's Closet

Hepburn's Closet was founded in 2009 and is Bryn Mawr College's online fashion and beauty magazine. Our mission is to share our observations and opinions of the world of fashion and beauty.

Contact: Mina Bansal


Kaleidoscoope is an alternative literary magazine published annually at Bryn Mawr. In serving as an open forum for the creative voices of students, faculty, and staff, we represent the diversity of the Bryn Mawr community and publish at least one submission from everyone who contributes.  Across any two pages, you will find contradicting works of art juxtaposed to promote dialogue.  Kaleidoscope is more than a mere literary magazine: it is Bryn Mawr at a glance.  Send submissions to Let the scopes collide!



Leverage is a small self-published zine and blog platform
dedicated to documenting and highlighting the voices of people of color on the Bryn Mawr College campus and within the Tri-Co.

Contact: Rochelle Waite, Claudia Delaplace

The Martyr

The Martyr seeks to fill an unfortunate journalistic gap by establishing itself as the first, and only, satirical newspaper at “the Mawr”. The Martyr offers students a witty deconstruction of campus life and happenings. The Martyr releases bi-monthly publications available at Erdman, Haffner, and the Campus center. There are monthly calls for submissions open to the entire Bryn Mawr community (including faculty and staff!). All writers have the option to pen anonymously to protect their identity.

Contact: Kieres Regensburg

Nimbus Literary Arts Magazine

Nimbus is Bryn Mawr College's premiere literary and arts magazine showcasing student writing and artwork: poetry, short fiction, narrative essays, photography, painting, etc.

Contact: Giulietta Schoenfeld

*The Weekly Monthly

The Weekly Monthly is a bi-co satire paper where everything is made up and the points don't matter. It gives students the opportunity to get their feet wet in news and feature writing as well as comedy and satire in a style emulative of the Onion.


*WHRC Radio

WHRC is the bi-co's online radio station.  The station has a select number of "live DJs" who record their shows in public locations on both campuses, encouraging student interaction and input into each show.  In addition, any member of the bi-college community can record podcasts to put on the station's website.  The site itself also serves as a music blog where students can make music suggestions, promote concerts, or share their original music.

Contact:  Catherine Bunza 


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Music and Performing Arts


We are a Bryn Mawr a cappella group who sings all sort of songs from 80s, to pop, to folk.

Contact: Mina Bansal


A dance club dedicated to creating and performing a mix of Classical Indian, Nepalese, Bollywood, Street Jazz and Contemporary choreographies made by all members of the group as a way to appreciate different cultures of dance.

Contact: Anisha BharathSingh, Kanai Gandhi

*BiCo Original Works

A BiCo group that produces original student-written theater. In the form of a one act festival, students can be involved in any part of the creative process, including playwriting, acting, teching, and directing.

Contact: Emma Basen-Engquist

*BiCo Recital Series

We provide opportunities for Haverford and Bryn Mawr students of all musical backgrounds to perform and develop their musical abilities in a relaxed, informal environment both on- and off-campus.


*Bi-College Ballroom Dance

We are the only ballroom dance club in Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. We provide opportunities to students of all levels to learn different styles of ballroom dancing from a professional instructor. Dance styles include but not limited to: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba,and Cha-Cha. We also hold fundraisers and social dance parties that are open to community. We aim to learn to dance while having fun. All levels are welcomed.

Contact:  YunXuan(Stella) Cai, Ruoyun Lei (Leila)

*Bryn Mawr College Night Owls

Founded in 1989, the Night Owls are the official acapella group of Bryn Mawr College. We sing at major campus events and traditions, such as May Day. On top of traditional songs, our repertoire includes a variety of songs that range from rap to pop to folk, all arranged by our group members.
We also tour once a year - either during fall or spring break - as well as record two to three songs every semester for group CDs that are produced every few years.

Contact: Sarah Andrew

*Choom Boom

Choom Boom is Bi-Co's one and only K-Pop/J-Pop dance club. The club meets weekly to learn K-Pop/J-Pop group dance routines and performs at various dance showcases on both Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College campuses throughout the school year. The club is open to any member of the Bi-Co community, regardless of previous dance experience.

Contact: Linh Tran, Lisa Huang

*Counterpoint A Cappella
Counterpoint is the only all-female a cappella group in the Bi-Co comprised of ladies from both Bryn Mawr and Haverford. We sing all types of music from Top 40 hits to folk songs with our roots being primarily in jazz, rock, gospel, soul, and R&B. Members of Counterpoint are enthusiastic, fun-loving, energetic students who like to work hard and play hard. Concerts are held at least once each semester on both campuses, as well as mini-performances throughout the semester, fund raising and charity events, and by request. Students may audition for Counterpoint during scheduled audition periods at the beginning of each semester.
Contact:  Abigail Stephenson, Caroline Cassidy

Extreme Keys

The Extreme Keys came together in 1981 to sing and have a good time (not necessarily in that order). Verging on three amazing decades together, the Extreme Keys proudly hold the title of the oldest female a cappella group in the Haverford/Bryn Mawr consortium!
Noted for our electric energy and killer concerts, we perform a range of music from 70's disco to 21st century indie-pop.
We love performing on the beautiful Bryn Mawr campus and frequently host a cappella groups from other colleges. We also enjoy venturing off campus to spread some Keys loving!


*Fall Student Dance Concert

The Fall Student Dance Concert is a showcase of student dance talents within the bi-co and is a tradition that has allowe Haverford to host a dance show while Bryn Mawr hosts the spring show that is put on by the BMC Dance Department. FSDC is completely student run from the student dance clubs that perform to independent choreographers who perform their work. It's an all inclusive space for all dance and there is always something new each year!

Contact:  Kyra Sagal, JoyAngelica Chan

*Flute Choir

Flute choir is a small Bi-Co group of flute players who's goal is to continue our music skills in a low-key environment. We accept flute players of many different levels and pick pieces that accommodate each of our musical tastes. We give a concert every semester and are always looking for new members!

Contact: Alisha Pandit

Ginger Ale Rock Band

We are a club of aspiring Rock lovers who are setting out to create the first Rock band belonging to Bryn Mawr. We accept not only dedicated Rock players but also those enthusiastic about Rock too. We are looking forward to give a conert on regular basis and are always looking for new members!

Contact:  Jingwen Qiang, Kewei Qu



*The Harlequin

In the past, the Bryn Mawr community has offered a narrow range of theatrical options: musical theater, the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and the work of Mark Lord. The Harlequin will endeavor to reinvigorate the performance of theater on campus by taking on theatrical projects across genres and styles that go ignored by other theater groups with particular attention to unconventional uses of space and audience including theater in the round, walking ghost tours, etc. It will prioritize projects that reimagine the purpose and function of the fourth wall—the divisory, imaginary line between audience and performance—and scripts that transcend singular, traditional approaches. The Harlequin will also conduct workshops to develop theatrical technique and overall dramatic knowledge open to the public and offer group trips to productions in Philadelphia and neighboring campuses for tri-co students.


Lavender's Blue A Cappella

Lavender's Blue is Bryn Mawr's oldies a capella group. We share our love of songs from before 1980 with the Bryn Mawr community with various concerts throughout the year. Auditions are held in both the fall and spring semesters.

Contact:  Riley McDermott, Alice Somers

*Lighted Fools


*Looney Tunes A Cappella

We are Bryn Mawr and Haverford's only Bi-Co, Coed a cappella group, and we sing a wide variety of genres of music.

Contact:  Adriana Nocco


Founded in the spring of 2004, Mayuri began as Bryn Mawr College's first and only South Asian fusion dance team. Starting the fall of 2012, Mayuri is now a Tri-Co dance group and will be recruiting dancers from all three campuses of Swarthmore College, Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College.
Combining classical Indian dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Odissi and Kathak, folk styles like Garba and Bhangra, and western styles like Ballet, Hip-Hop, Modern and Jazz, the members of Mayuri work hard to choreograph dances so that in the end, they truly have a perfect cross-cultural blend.

Contact: Srinidhi Nambirajan

*Midnight Gaiety

This is a queer cabaret-style variety show. We want to create a production that opens up a space for queer performance that encourages exploration and celebration of all intersectional queer identities. We want this to be an anti-oppressive space that supports, empowers and respects identities marginalized by mainstream society, through creative expression in performance.
The purpose of this organization shall be to celebrate and explore a multiplicity of queer identities and experiences through a series of short performance acts (burlesque, drag, spoken word poetry, music, comedy, etc.). These acts are meant to be sex-positive, body-positive, and queer-positive creative expressions of self. We want this to be an inclusive and supportive space for queers, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, asexuals, trans* folks, gender non-conforming people, people of color, people of different religious affiliations, people of all sizes and shapes, women, survivors of violence, differently abled people, people of all immigration statuses, and people from all class backgrounds, as well as members of any other marginalized identity not listed. Throughout the production & performance of this show we aim to hold each other accountable as performers and audience members, and learn together about identities and systems of oppression in performance. Additionally we will collect donations for local non-profit LGBTQ+ organizations.

Contact:  Claire Craig, Marian Bechtel

*Open Mic Club

To create a safe space where all tri-co students can express themselves through various mediums.

Contact:   Sarah Andrew

*Oriental Music Group

We aim to provide students, who are both talented in playing musical instruments and interested in stage performance, with opportunities both on campus (Bi-Co) and off campus.
With our performance team, we will introduce the Bi-Co community with a new form of instrumental performance which collaborates tradition with modern, eastern with western.


*Pulso Latino
Pulso Latino is a Bryn Mawr-based, bi-co dance troupe dedicated to the exuberance and passion of Latin culture. Incorporating a wide range of music, style, and influence, the group aims to attract a multitude of dancers, regardless of ethnicity. Members are given the opportunity to both audition for and choreograph individual pieces, which are performed at the end of each semester and during special events. Additionally, professionally instructed classes are sometimes offered to aid the creative process, as night-clubs tend to challenge dancers differently than choreographed routines performed before an audience.
Contact:  Isabella Dorfman

Queer Musical Theatre (QMT)

The purpose of QMT is to start a musical theatre group that will queer known musicals or find queer musicals. We hope to create a space for queer gender and sexual representation within musical theatre.

Contact:  Isobel Blanchard

*Rhythm 'N Motion

RnM was born from the response of several individuals who wanted to express themselves and create a community through the dance styles of the African Diaspora, but found no appropriate outlet through Swarthmore's curriculum. The group has now evolved into a Tri-College performance-based group. The styles of the African Diaspora now serve the group as an influential place mark in our history that we adhere to through the combination of current member’s diverse strengths with the styles of our founding.

Contact: Josette Graves

Rince Na Mawr

Rince Na Mawr is a group dedicated to the celebration and promotion of Irish culture through dance lessons on campus with a certified instructor. All levels welcome, from beginner to champion.  Come dance with us!

Contact:  Lindsey Foster, Erin Saladin

*Scottish Country Dance

The Bi-Co Scottish Country Dance Club offers students from Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges the opportunity to learn Scottish Country Dance if they are new to the dance form, or to perfect their form and technique if they have danced previously. The club also acts as a liaison between the college and the Delaware Valley Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. This offers students the opportunity to participate in formal balls and other social events that would not otherwise be available to them. The club itself is fun, informal, and a loving community for anyone who wants to come!

Contact: Julia Whittle, Tirsana Paudel

Shakespeare Performance Troupe

The Shakespeare Performance Troupe is a student theater group dedicated to performing the works of William Shakespeare. In addition, we often produce works by other playwrights, both historical and contemporary, that we feel represent issues of identity and self unique to Bryn Mawr's community. Our seasons usually consist of two shows a semester, and all productions are entirely student-run. Students are in charge of producing and organizing the entirety of our plays, including the directors, actors, tech crew and costumers. We welcome performers of all experience levels to join us in bringing Shakespeare back to life.

Contact: Alison Robins, Abby Burlingame


The purpose of this organization is to provide a space for workshop, a space for performance, and a space for social justice. Our purpose is to provide a forum for the interchange of poetry. We also will produce materials [online chapbooks, sound clouds, etc.] that give aspiring writers a chance to polish and publish pieces of their work.

Contact: Gabrielle Smith

The Vagina Monologues Club

Bryn Mawr College's production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" desires to have more of an outreach to our community by hosting more events trough out the year, getting more people involved with the performance, working partnership with Laurel House (a domestic violence shelter in Norristown who our event raises money for), and by hearing more from our community about issues that are commonly raised by the Vagina Monologues.


*WHRC Bi-Co Radio


*Yalah!, the Bi-Co Bellydancing Club

Yalah!, the Bi-co bellydancing club meets weekly to learn different dances which incorporate traditional styles. Bellydancing is superb exercise, a way to appreciate culture, and a confidence booster. The club dances in several big events during the year, including the Fall Student Dance Concert, May Day, and a Spring Showcase.

Contact:  Liz Terry

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Bryn Mawr Conservatives

The Bryn Mawr Conservatives are a coalition of moderates, libertarians, and conservatives who aim to provide a conservative perspective on public policy. As a club we aim to educate the Bryn Mawr community about the intellectual and philosophical foundations and practical applications of conservatism. We hold weekly meetings, have outreach efforts, and host guest speakers as well. Along with the political activism, The Bryn Mawr Conservatives hope to create a bond among all conservatives at Bryn Mawr College.

Contact:  Olivia Hollinger, Elaine Holehan

BMC Progressives

The Bryn Mawr College Progressives are an organization working to promote a better America, with equality, freedom, and justice. To achieve this goal, the BMC Progressives volunteer on behalf of local, state, and national campaigns, host voter registration drives and workshops, sponsor political speakers, organize community service events, and provide and cohost, with other clubs on campus, a variety of civic education programs for the campus and community. The BMC Progressives meet weekly and there are many opportunities for individual and project-specific involvement.


Bryn Mawr College Democrats

The Bryn Mawr College Democrats is a local chapter of the College Democrats of America. The goal of the BMC Democrats is to promote a better America, with equality, freedom, and justice. To achieve this goal, the BMC Democrats volunteer on behalf of local, state, and national campaigns, host voter registration drives, sponsor political speakers, organize community service events, participate in statewide leadership conferences, and provide a variety of other civic education programs for the campus and community. The BMC Democrats meet weekly during election seasons and biweekly during nonelection periods. The organization has a variety of positions on its executive board and there are always opportunities for individual and project-specific involvement.


Ready for Hiillary - Bryn Mawr Chapter

This club is a chapter of Ready for Hillary at the college level to help the National Super Pac campaign and support Hillary Clinton if and when she decides to run for President in 2016.

Contact:  Emma Porter

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Association of Dharmic Students

We are committed to providing students who practice Dharmic faiths (Hinduism, Jainism, etc.) a place to worship. We provide weekly prayer services and celebrate festivals.

Contact: Indu Upadhyay, Mina Bansal

Athena's Circle

Athena's Circle exists to provide a safe and welcoming space for students who identify as, or who are interested in learning more about, Pagans, Wiccans, or followers of spiritual paths not represented by other campus groups. Through meetings, celebrations, workshops, meditations, and discussions, we create a community of open-minded, thoughtful people in which all are welcome, no matter what faith they follow.

Contact: Emmett Binkowski

*Bible Study for Non-Believers

The bible study is aimed to provide non-believers, especially international students from less religious countries, a friendly space to learn about Jesus and Christian culture. The club activities include : (1) weekly bible study class lead by St. John University retired microbiology professor, John Tudor, at Grace Chapel (transportation provided) on Sundays. (2) bi-weekly community service, relationship-building and educational/career developmental activates lead by Sally Ma from University City Chinese Christian Fellowship (UCCCC) on Saturdays. The club now has around 20 members.


*Bi-Co Chabad

Predicated on the notion of "love your neighbor as yourself,” we seek to foster a sense of Jewish identity and belonging by engaging Jewish students at their own pace and comfort level in a warm and non-judgmental environment by offering innovative events, activities and educational programs in all areas of Jewish life. Some of these programs include hosting Shabbat every friday night as well as coordinating a free Birthright trip to Israel catered specifically toward Tri-Co students.

Contact: Halle Watkin

BMC Interfaith Council

Why?  We hope to facilitate collaboration between various faiths/non-faiths on campus as well as provide spaces for interfaith dialogue.
Why now? Recent surveys and events have revealed a desire for more visibility and safe spaces to meet and discuss interfaith topics on campus.
Who? A representative from each religious and spiritual group on campus as well as others who are passionate about this matter.
What? Monthly meetings to share information about everyone's activities, foster community and plan interfaith events for the wider BMC community.

Contact: JoyAngelica Chan, Kayla Schneider-Smith

Bryn Mawr Hillel

Bryn Mawr College Hillel provides an outlet on campus for students to explore their Jewish identity, observe Jewish holidays, and access Jewish tradition in a pluralistic environment. There is always something happening on Shabbat, whether it is services and dinner on Cambrian row or kiddush, motzi, and an informal dinner in one of the dorms. We offer a monthly Rosh Chodesh group--B'not Levanah (Daughters of the Moon)--where students can reflect on contemporary women's issues in Judaism and beyond, and voice their thoughts and feelings in a safe space. We also offer special events on major Jewish holidays, we engage in social justice work on campus and in our community, and we partner with other student groups on various programs throughout the year. Bryn Mawr welcomes and encourages the participation of students of all faiths and backgrounds.

Contact: Juliana Nechin, Amanda Actor

*BMC Interfaith Prayer Group

We are a community of students from different faith backgrounds interested in sharing our faiths and having interfaith experiences through weekly prayer gatherings (prayers for our community and the world), regular discussion sessions, and communal gatherings. This group is open to any Bryn Mawr student or interested members from tri-co. We hope to provide a safe gathering space and a community for interested students to pray together and with support from peers, mentors, and faith leaders from the Greater Philadelphia area.

Contact:  Sruthi Buddai, Mirna Law

Bryn Mawr Unitarian Universalists

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a safe space for Unitarian Universalists and anyone interested in it to practice and discuss their religion, to provide transportation to religious services, and to practice campus ministry.

Contact:  Abby Crum, Sal Little

Harvest Christian Fellowship (HCF)

Harvest Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational college ministry affiliated with Grace Covanent Church, integrated with other college campuses on the Mainline. GCC is Word-centered, prayer driven, community based, and missions focused. Our mission is to raise up kingdom workers transformed by Christ to influence the world. HCF partakes in on and off campus activities and events such as weekly Family Group bible studies on campus, church-wide Friday Night Live worship service, and much more to strengthen the campus faith community and give students the opportunity to explore or grow in their faith throughout their Bryn Mawr experience.

Contact:  Yuju Park

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

We are the Bryn Mawr College chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. In other words, we're a group of Bryn Mawr students who are trying to learn how to follow God together. We do things like having small group Bible studies, prayer night, worship nights and large group worship meetings open to the whole community. Our purpose is to be a resource to all the members of the Bryn Mawr Community that have questions about faith or want to explore more about faith. In addition, we hope to provide a safe open space where this exploration can happen.

Contact:  Getrude Makurumidze

Muslim Students Association

The Muslim Students Association is active in facilitating a safe and supportive atmosphere in which dialogue on matters of Islamic faith can be discussed by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. We aim to create an educational and enriching atmosphere where we can learn from one another through discussions, community service, prayer services, inspirational speakers and interfaith events. We welcome all and would like to take advantage of the wealth of diversity in thought that exists on our campus.

Contact: Alizeh Amer, Farah AlYaqout

Renewal College Fellowship

RCF is a Christian organization on Bryn Mawr and Haverford College campuses that is open to believers and those who are seeking. It welcomes all who are willing to learn more about the Christian faith and those who are looking to grow and mature in their walk with God. there are weekly small group Bible studies, large group on Fridays, and Sunday services.

Contact:  Nicole Soohoo

*Tri-Co Chabad Student Association

The Rohr Center for Jewish Life-Chabad House and the Bi-Co Chabad Student Association, serves as a resource for the students and faculty of the bi-co. RCJL offers on-campus programming and classes, as well as hospitality Shabbat and Holiday dinners at the Center for Jewish Life, 780 College Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041 - opposite the College Ave. entrance to Haverford College, near the Blue Bus/Swarthmore Shuttle stop.

Contact: Zoe Colman


*Tri-Co Newman Catholic Community

Tri-Co Newman Catholic Center provides space for Catholic students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore college to meet and celebrate Mass or participate in fun group activities. We host retreats and we provide many service opportunities, including a mission trip.

Contact:  Mary Sweeney, Amarilla Botka

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Service, Activism and Outreach

Art With Kids

Contact:  Emma Wu

Belmont Mentoring

A vision of each student reaching their personal definition of success, and a nurturing environment, collective responsibility, commitment to professional and academic self-reflection and growth, respect for all at all levels, and a commitment to the community beyond the school boundaries.

Contact:  Ashni Patel

BMC Greens

The BMC Greens is a student run organization determined to remind as well as educate the Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion and Philadelphia communities about current environmental issues.  Additionally, we are committed to working closely with the school's administrations in hope of moving towards a creation of a much more sustainable campus.
Contact: Delaney Williams

BMC Student Ambassadors

The Bryn Mawr College Student Ambassadors work to showcase Bryn Mawr to prospective and admitted students during overnight and daily visits. We work out of the Office of Admissions.

Contact: Medoza Ameen, Pam Gassman

Bryn Mawr Tutoring Club

The Bryn Mawr Tutoring Club was made for the purpose of instructing and providing support for high school students looking for tutelage. This Club will provide tutoring services to students seeking help with college applications, homework, and SAT preparations.

Contact: Rachael Abraham

Bryn Mawr United Students Against Sweatshops

Bryn Mawr United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) offers students the opportunity to learn more about labor rights issues with a focus on the apparel industry. As a club, our goal is to spread awareness about companies that are guilty of worker exploitation on our campus, in our community, and in the global factories where clothing is produced. By educating ourselves and collaborating with others, we plan on taking action against sweatshops through the use of discussion, events, and activism.


Circle K

The Circle K of Bryn Mawr College is a student-run organization that fosters leadership development and friendship through community service projects in the Greater Philadelphia area. Our mission is to provide opportunities for students to be involved in volunteerism on-and off-campus. We host monthly advocacy events, fundraisers, and serve with organizations throughout Philadelphia.


Liberty in North Korea

The BMC LiNK Rescue Team is proud to support Liberty in North Korea in their mission to accelerate change in North Korea. The North Korean people are overcoming one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. The purpose of BMC LiNK is to raise awareness about the current issues in North Korea and to raise money to help fund the rescue missions and resettlement programs of North Korean refugees. We host a variety of different events including film screenings, fundraisers, and presentations from guest speakers to involve the community and make an impact!

Contact: Lauren KimChristine Choi

*Mawrters for Immigrant Justice

Mawrters for Immigrant Justice is a grassroots activist group for fair inclusion of undocumented Mawrters on campus and for immigrant rights in the US. We are consisted of undocumented and documented Mawrters who are committed to defending the rights of immigrant youth, our families, and the communities we live in. We have made history on campus by making the College go public about admitting undocumented Mawrters on a fair basis and are excited to continue to make history. Join us in our work!


*Mentor for Philly (MFP)

Mentor for Philly (MFP) occupies a unique position as a college access program. Beyond the practical and informational aspects of post-secondary readiness, MFP focuses on the relational as well. Our vision is to ensure that all Philadelphia high school students matriculate to a quality college institution and have a strong support community to help them succeed once there. With the belief that getting into college and succeeding there are both part of one continuous process, we help each scholar build relationships and forge a network of supports from high school through college that will encourage and inspire them to reach for college success.

Contact:  Izzy Frosch

Oxfam Club at BMC

Oxfam@ BMC is a student organization affiliated with Oxfam America, an international relief organization focused on finding lasting solutions to global poverty, hunger, and social justice. As an affiliate, we work towards those goals by hosting awareness raising events, fundraising, volunteering, and discussions. We aim to educate each other and mobilize a community of global citizens who come together for personal growth and engaging discourse. Oxfam @ BMC bridges global values and local action in order to promote the mission and vision of Oxfam worldwide.

Contact:  Victoria Espinoza, Mirna Law

*Partners in Health

As a chapter of Partners In Health, BiCo PIH Engage actively pursues global health equity through education, fundraising, and advocacy. We are passionate about collaborating with local and global communities.

Contact: Danielle Nosal

Project Nur

Project Nur is a student-led initiative advocating for social justice by empowering responsible leaders to cultivate an environment of acceptance and mutual respect between Muslims and all communities.

Contact: Victoria Espinoza, Rachel Ofili

*She's the First

She's the First provides scholarships to girls in low-income countries, fostering first-generation graduates and cultivating the next generation of global leaders. The BMC chapter works to sponsor a girl a semester through creative fundraisers and events such as tie-dye cupcake sales and zumbathons.

Contact:  Kavita Rajani

Sisters Empowering Sisters

Sisters Empowering Sisters is a mentorship program in St. Barnabas Mission in West Philadelphia. Bryn Mawr students and youth of St. Barnabas develop meaningful mentoring relationships with the ultimate goal of finding the path to higher education.


Students United Around the World (SUAW)

Join the grassroots movement to bring global awareness on at-risk children in urban and rural America. We are a group chartered by the Palmer Foundation, a local organization founded by University of Pennsylvania Professor and community activist Dr. Walter Palmer. Our projects include contributing to the goal of the Palmer Foundation to petition or sign up one million (1,000,000) students world-wide who will support the Palmer Foundation’s continuing work to bring global awareness and help save “at risk” children in urban and rural America. Also, to create volunteer opportunities for students on campus to work with local "at risk" children and teens.


Sudo Hoots

Contact: Calla Carter

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)


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Special Interest


Adopt-a-Grandparent is a student-run volunteer organization that visits the residents of a local Sunrise Assisted Living Community on a weekly basis. Through sharing art, music, games, and stories, each student fosters a meaningful, inter-generational relationship with an adoptive “grandparent,” thus providing both parties with a sense of connection and emotional fulfillment.

Contact:  Kira Schmidt, Kayla Schneider-Smith


The purpose of starting AIESEC club is to provide college students like us with a new platform to get more opportunities to do international exchange programs in academic fields and wide enterprise fields. Also, we provide our members with chances to do the first-hand management work along with the local companies and more AIESECers all over the world . Over 2000 universities in 110 countries worldwide together build this student driven organization, and our college will be part of it. AIESEC is such a diverse community that it embraces all kinds of people with different concentrations and interests; provides students from the bi-co campus and more college students from other parts of the world an equal chance to pursue their goals. Utilize the AIESEC connection: participate global learning environment; dig out your potential ability; gain the leadership and have a life-long experience. AIESEC is run by young people for young people, enabling exceptional experience to all its stakeholders. Please join us, together we can make difference!



Anime Club

The Anime Club provides a comfortable space for Bryn Mawr community members who enjoy anime (Japanese animation) to relax and meet other people on campus with the same hobbies. The club holds weekly meetings to watch, discuss, and learn about anime, runs events such as movie nights and club outings, and organizes a yearly trip to a nearby anime convention.

Contact: Julie Benton, Betsy Helm

Apiary Society

The Apiary Society is dedicated to studying the art and science of beekeeping, as well as to raising awareness about environmental issues such as colony collapse. We keep three hives at Harriton House, and harvest from them when we can.


Art Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote art and art making on the Bryn Mawr campus and within the Bryn Mawr community. This includes maintaining and stocking a studio available to the entire community: students, faculty, and staff; running student-taught workshops; running non-credit art classes with local artists; holding a weekly Community Art Night (called CreativiTEAs) to socialize and make art in the studio; and holding art-related events in the studio and around campus. Art Club is community based and works to bring together members of the Bryn Mawr community around art and art making. Our intended audience is mostly the Bryn Mawr student body, but during our larger events we welcome the whole Bryn Mawr community.

Contact: Eleanor Carey, Kara Young

*Artist Collective

Our aim as artists is to perform, create, and compose collaborative projects as well as support one another in our endeavors. We will support one another by sharing equipment, space, or materials, as well as provide honest feedback on one's work. Our purpose is to make it easier for people to connect with one another and provide inspiration for artistic works. We provide Artists with an open space to collaborate with one another through music, photography, film, and other mediums. We all share a passion for spreading creativity and artistry along with shared ideologies, aesthetic, and political views.

Contact: Ashlee Williams, Dani Roomes

*Bi-Co Architecture

We wish to exploit, explore and share architectural resources, together with people who possesses same passion about architecture. The main essence of the club would be for all of us to communicate our ideas and values. In order to facilitate this motif, our club believes it crucial for us to constantly learn about architecture happening in the world around us. Magazine subscriptions, trips to nearby architecture sites would be helpful.

Contact:  Siyang You

Big Hill Entrepreneurial Fund

Hill Entrepreneurial Fund (BHEF) is Bryn Mawr College's first and only microfinance initiative for students interested in economic and business development. Members learn about the technical aspects of loan-making and entrepreneurship through projects working with local businesses and non-profits. Alongside hands-on activities, students attend multiple conferences each year hosted both at Bryn Mawr and other institutions. No previous experience is required or assumed to participate in BHEF activities.

Contact:  Yaxuan Wen, Hunter Rendleman

BMC Community Garden

Contact: Frankie Leech

BMC Lean In Circle

BMC Lean In Circle is a club of BMC women that discuss how women can successfully negotiate the increasingly complex minefield that will be their careers. (Coursework planning, internships, seeking out mentors and sponsors, discussing interesting related articles and books, etc.) BMC Lean In circle is designed to give BMC students the extra support they need to lean in.



The purpose of this organization shall be to improve the
health and safety of the Bryn Mawr College campus community. Activities of the organization include facilitating training as Emergency Medical Technicians, hosting EMS-related educational events, facilitating clinical experiences with local EMS agencies, enhancing campus emergency preparedness, offering CPR/first aid training to the community, and attending the annual National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation Conference.

Contact:  Dahee Park, Lauren Sauers


BRANCH Out is Bryn Mawr College's student-run outdoors club. We have a focus on hiking and camping, but are always open to suggestions. Our main objective is to get students off campus and into the wilderness as often as possible. People of all skill levels and experience are welcome. Check us out!

Contact: Helen Whitty

Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club is an organization where minds unite to engage in meaningful conversation, embark in collaborative learning, and nurture life-long friendships over the shared love of early morning breakfast (grapefruit included). We hope to provide an inviting, warm, and accepting environment for members to gather as a community and share experiences, while dually offering moral support for those who need more than a little nudge in the waking hours of the morning. We’re dedicated to supporting participation in daytime activities throughout the year including mid-morning brunches and early morning runs and hikes. All who wish to gather at Erdman are welcome - breakfast has indeed become the new happy hour!


Bryn Mawr at the People's Climate March

Contact: Christina Cho

Bryn Mawr Community Garden

The BMC Community Garden was founded in the spring of 2010. The Community Garden Club works together to physically and logistically maintain the community garden on campus located between Haffner and Wyndham. We also work with different groups on campus to promote sustainability and organize trips to other gardens and urban farms in the Philly area. We are dedicated to providing practical gardening experience, cultivating student interest in sustainability, and providing organic produce to the community.

Contact:  Clara Kaufmann

Bryn Mawr Entrepreneur Club

The only business and entrepreneurship focus group on campus. Inspired by small business interview experience in the Lend for Philly contest in spring 2014, Bryn Mawr Entrepreneur (BME) gathers students interested in microfinance and business development. Members learn about technical aspects of loan-making and entrepreneurship through projects and discussions. Panels and talks are planned intermittently. BME receives mentorship from Lend for America, a national alliance of Campus MFIs (microfinance institutions). No previous experience is required or assumed to participate in BME activities.

Contact:  Yaxuan Wen

Bryn Mawr for MLAR

Bryn Mawr for MLAR (Main Line Animal Rescue) seeks to enrich the lives of both students and animals through regular volunteering at a local animal shelter. Trips to the shelter will occur 1-2 times a month on either Saturdays or Sundays.

Contact:  KC McConnell, Faith Daniel

Campus Girl Scouts

Campus Girl Scouts is devoted to providing fun and informative activities for scouts of the Eastern Pennsylvania Council and raise awareness of scouting among the Bryn Mawr community. Additionally, we offer volunteer opportunities for all students!


*Card Sharks

Card Sharks is a friendly and fun club for all card enthusiasts. Hearts, pig, president, or bridge - we'll gladly teach newcomers and we'd love to learn some new games. Our goal is to provide a space to kick back, relax, and play some cards with other students.



Changing Lanterns

We are a group for students completing their Bryn Mawr education in a non-linear manner resulting in a change of class year and color. We wish to provide a monthly meeting in which students can safely share their experiences, concerns, or questions with other students in similar situations.

Contact: Isobel Blanchard

"Click" Photography

"Click" is a casual photography club for students of all skill levels who wish to explore the Philadelphia area and local culture through photography. The club will organize and lead photo taking expeditions to locations of interest, as well as host an exhibition of student work at the end of the year. Join the dark room. We have cookies.

Contact: Caroline Zhang, Dijia Chen


*Cosplay Club

Cosplay Club aims is a place for Bi-Co students with interest in Cosplay to meet, share resources, and work on projects together.
Cosplay is the hobby of dressing up as fictional characters. The possibilities are endless, drawing from different forms of media and original designs that the cosplayer creates themself. Cosplayers often construct their costumes and props by themselves, usually by teaching themselves methods like sewing, wig-styling, woodworking, beading, makeup, painting, sculpting, and others.
Cosplay Club is open to people of all experience levels (including people who've never cosplayed before!). In our meetings, we'll cover a different topic each week (such as wigs, makeup, or small/large props) and share tutorials or resources that we found helpful. Following the meeting will be an optional studio time in which cosplayers can work on current projects in a relaxed, creative environment.

Contact: Christina Ulowetz, Liz Terry

Creative Cuisine Art

Our goal is to inspire creation and interest in decorating dishes. We hope our members can consider that food is not just food, but also a way of art throughout the activities. Everyone has the opportunity to make stylish dishes and share their works with others. It is definitely a good chance to have fun, relax and enjoy something delicious made by yourself! Join us!

Contact: Yingzhao Li, Peiwen Tang, Siran Tang

*Culinary Club

Bringing people together over a love of cooking, baking, and food in general.

Contact: Elena Rodriguez Rand, Amanda Cline

*Culture Behind Chinese Food

It is traditional to have specific dishes for nearly each Chinese Festival, and the cultural meaning behind it enjoys a very long history and develops over time. The ways to cook certain dishes vary dramatically across the physical distance, and, tracing back the causes of the variations helps people understand the history, climate, and minorities' culture. This club aims to provide delicious, authentic Chinese food, tea, and a casual environment to learn Chinese culture and history. During major Chinese festivals, participants can gather at SGA kitchen to cook and talk together.

Contact:  Yuwei Liu


Dao Cha Tea Club

Our club is all about tea! A beverage first served on the Eastern side of the world, tea has a long history filled with stories and culture. The purpose of our club is to provide a relaxing and intimate environment for tea lovers and people who have an interest in Asian culture. We meet once a week to drink tea.
Each meeting consists of fun, engaging topics for members to discuss, such as Chinese customs. Throughout the year, we will learn to make tea in the traditional way, and have several tea ceremonies. If you are in the Bi-co community and are interested in drinking tea, learning the cultural stories behind tea, or simply curious, you are more than welcome to join us!

Contact:  Kewei Qu, Sherry Mao

Depression Awareness Club

This club exists to provide a safe space for students to speak about mental health at Bryn Mawr. We will share coping strategies, discuss difficulties, and promote awareness on campus.

Contact: Sara King, Kyra Sagal

Dharmic Mawrtrs

We are a religious club aiming to provide the students following Hinduism or other religions which believe in similar deities and philosophies, a platform to come together to perform regular prayers or celebrate religious festivals. We also wish to spread greater awareness about these traditions and practices in the Bryn Mawr community and challenge any misconceptions.

Contact: Indu Upadhyay


Doublestar brings together people with "nerdy" interests- be they comics, games, shows, movies, or anything else you can geek out about. We meet weekly to discuss different topics as they related to Sci-Fi/Fantasy/etc. or get together for club-hosted events. Event examples include movie marathons and the annual, campus-wide game of Humans vs. Zombies.

Contact: Brittney Beidelman, Janna Coles


We are a group of Bryn Mawr students dedicated to providing the story slam experience for the BMC campus. Our group name, Ellipsis, originates from an Ancient Greek word meaning “omission” or “falling short.” An Ellipsis (grammatically symbolized as “…”) has come to represent a space in a piece of writing where words or sentences have been omitted. It can also indicate an unfinished thought, a pause, or a silence that cannot be otherwise portrayed in language. It is these silences and omissions that captivate our group within the context of storytelling; by calling ourselves “Ellipsis”; we seek to find the language for these omissions, as well as embrace the power that can be held in silence. By encouraging a multiplicity of stories, we hope to feed the campus “ecosystem,” build community, and establish connections with the environment around us.


Environmental Justice League

EJL is a non-violent direct action group dedicated to organizing students around issues of environmental justice on campus and in the larger outside community. EJL offers students a way to engage in environmental activism and organize around causes to enact real change.



Contact:  YueYang

Focus Photography

Focus Photography club aims at gathering students who share the same interest in photography. Meanwhile, we seek to perserve students' photograph pieces dedicated to their college experience. We will organize routine events throughout the semester for students to share knowledge on photography.

Contact: Pengpeng Zheng, Kristal Sotomayor


FoodSavers is dedicated to: 1) Food waste reduction by recovering surplus perishable food from the dining halls, 2)
fighting hunger by delivering the food to nearby food shelters, and 3) student accountability, as we work towards being aware and acting as members of a larger community.

Contact: Eunhae Lee, Lauren Kim

*Genius Game Club

Inspired by Liar Game and The Genius: Rules of the Game, this is a club that hosts board game and beyond. We plan both big and small scale games of wits and strategy, and provide NPCs, judges and game setups. This is a club for strategy game lovers including board games. We are interested in exploring all types of games around the world with you. We play it for fun and get smarter at the meantime.

Contact: Meng Qin, Wanying Xu

*Geology Expeditions Outdoors

G.E.O Club intends to broaden geologic horizons for those who have interest in the field of geology as a science, discipline and hobby. The club will feature speakers from the geologic community and one geologic expedition per semester. Geology rocks! (Official motto of the G.E.O Club)

Contact: Claire Johnson

Hawaii Club

The BMC Hawaii Club is open to all Bryn Mawr students. The purpose is to bring a sense of aloha to campus. While "aloha" has many meanings, the word can describe a sense of community and understanding, which the club hopes to foster on Bryn Mawr's already open-minded campus. The club holds small events that are intended to defeat both stereotypes (we don't wear grass skirts) and the stress of college life!

Contact: Lauren Goto, Christina Pellegrino

Hula Club

Hula Club is a student led organization to celebrate the dance of Polynesian cultures. Dancing is a great way to relax and meet friends!


Humans of Bryn Mawr College

Humans of Bryn Mawr College is a media organization that vividly captures the daily college life, unique traditions, and special occasions at Bryn Mawr College with photographs and captions, familiarizing and promoting Bryn Mawr College to prospective students and their parents in order to help them to become part of the Bryn Mawr family, therefore creating an increased sense of unity within the Bryn Mawr community for the current students and faculty.

Contact: Rachel Bruce

Iron Owls Barbell Club

Iron Owls is an athletic club focused on strength training, specifically Olympic Weightlifting. Our purpose is to give our members a foundation in strength and teach the proper form of weightlifting's two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk. We have athletes ranging from rookies to national competitors - if you want to get stronger, we can help you get there!

Contact:  Hope Walsh

J Street U Bryn Mawr

J Street U Bryn Mawr is Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestinian, and Pro-Peace. Students participate in meaningful and open dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, engage with challenging and interesting speakers, explore various perspectives, and otherwise work to change what is broken about this issue and ultimately create peace. All are welcome!

Contact:  Shirah Kraus

Knitting Club

Knitting Club is a great place for people to get together and spend time working on their latest yarn project! We welcome anyone who knits, crochets, felts, does needlework, and will teach anyone who wants to learn!

Contact: Abby Crum, Samantha Wall

McBride Club

As non-traditional aged students we are interested in celebrating our late success by giving back to other students on the non-traditional track. We believe that McBride Alumni paved a solid road for the current program. We will continue the tradition of uplifting new Mcbride Scholars by broadening connections to other non-traditional aged students at other universities and colleges. Our mission also includes deepening our connections to traditional aged students here at Bryn Mawr.


*Mindfulness Meditation Circle

We come together each week to practice meditation and mindfulness – an attitude of being actively present in each moment, with a non-judgmental awareness of our thoughts and emotions.

You don’t have to have any meditation experience to join our group, we welcome everyone – especially those who are new to meditation and curious to try it out.

We hope to see you at our weekly gatherings in the non-denominational worship space of Cambrian Row, each Sunday at 4 pm.

Contact:  Wenxiao Zhang

Minerva's Army

We are the Bryn Mawr College chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance! Minerva’s Army seeks to fight for social justice around the world with the help of our favorite fandoms. A link to the HPA mission statement can be found here: If you have ideas for us or want to get more involved, we would love to hear from you!

Contact: Erin Saladin

Mock Trial

Prepare and argue a case in order to compete American Mock Trial Association competition. Actors, debaters and people interested in law are welcome.

Contact: Jayne Anderson, Elizabeth Lorenzana, Miriam Doepner

*Model United Nations

The Bi-College Model United Nations Club is for students who are interested in actively learning more about international relations and politics. We have bi-weekly meetings to discuss world issues as well as prepare for Model UN conferences that we attend with universities and colleges from around the world. We typically attend two conferences per semester where students get to represent nations or individuals in simulated debate or crisis situations.

Contact: Rina Patel, Larissa de Paula

NETwork Against Malaria

The purpose of this organization will be to host events and activities to raise awareness to the serious impact of malaria in rural Uganda. Moreover, we will raise money through these events to donate to the non-profit NETwork Against Malaria in order to help provide bed nets for school children, pregnant women, and families. For $10 dollars we can protect children from malaria, combat poverty, and promote education. This will be a great space for people interested in global health and social issues and for people looking to get involved to help with the current issue.

Contact:  Odeymarys Garrido, Noor Masannat, Rachel Weissler

Perry House Step Team

To unite the minds, bodies, and spirits of women through the power of rhythm and motion.

Contact:  Jonetta White, Khadijah Seay

Real Food Challenge

This club, initiated by the Sustainable Food Committee, is a chapter of the national Real Food Challenge campaign, which seeks to see 20% more real food in college dining halls by 2020.

Contact: Anne Claire Grammer, Piper Martz, Maddie Lane


Not only is this a club where you can watch movies "off of the beaten path". It is also a club where you can be open about your ideas about sexual identity, (mis)representation of popular culture, political satire, and more. Rocky Horror may be the basis of our club's name, but that's not the only film we will examine in detail, discussing the culture that evolved behind cult movies of the 70s and beyond, and also how a movie's messages have altered over time to fit with popular discussions today.


*Seven Sisters in China

Seven Sisters in China brings together distinguished students with a global vision and a passion for educational equality. Together, we work to brainstorm ways to innovate in English language education in less advantaged areas in China, organize a summer program that provides on-site educational support, and participate in events meant to promote awareness of the modern issues with educational advantages and disadvantages in developing areas of China.

Contact: Ziye Peng


Thanks to a mix of misinformation, miscommunication, and misogyny, sex education is spotty at best. When people begin college, incomplete information about sex and sexual health can jumble up in unintended ways, sometimes in interactions with other people. Sexplanations! is a group that works closely with Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA to help increase awareness, humor, safety, and fun when it comes to sex, relationships, identities, and everything else that gets tangled up

Contact: Julia Henrikson, Emma Basen-Enquist

Students With Diabetes

This chapter of the national Students With Diabetes network Students With Diabetes aims to create a community and connection point for young adults with diabetes both on campus and in our local community, on a national scale.

Contact:  Meredith Scheiring, Ellen Cohn

Sudo Hoot

Sudo Hoot is a club for all Mawrters interested in learning how to use creativity and problem-solving skills to make apps, websites, and much more! It's Bryn Mawr College's all-inclusive club for hackers, coders, makers, artists, writers, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between!

Contact:  Calla Carter, Rachel Xu

*Sunrise Discussion Group

The purpose of this organization shall be to facilitate intergenerational dialogues about issues of importance. We will fulfill this purpose by holding informal conversations with the residents of Sunrise Senior Living in Haverford about current events, guided by a specific news article.

Contact:  Amanda Actor, Anna Bezruki

Sustainable Food Club

We aim to help run the Real Food Challenge, a national effort to bring more sustainable food into college dining halls, as well as spread awareness about sustainable food on Bryn Mawr's campus.

Contact: Carissa Yao



Taboo provides a safe space for tri-co students to discuss issues relating alternative sexualities and lifestyles.  Our topics include  BDSM, polyamory, swinging, the sex industry, sex positivism, sexual spirituality, and more.

Contact: Taboo

*Tri-College NAACP

Founded in 1909, the NAACP ( acknowledges that we do not live in a ‘post-racial’ society and works to “achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States.” The mission of Bryn Mawr’s NAACP College Chapter is to inform the Tri-College community of the problems affecting racial and ethnic minorities, advance the economic, educational, social and political affairs of these groups, and develop “an intelligent, militant and effective youth leadership.”
By making hidden inequalities and prejudices visible, Bryn Mawr’s NAACP College Chapter hopes to raise more awareness of issues of race and transform the way we act both within and outside of our college communities.
For our main website, click on the link at the bottom of this page. You can also find us on Facebook

Contact:  Kimberly Adu-Gyamfi

Ukulele Club

Contact:  Linh Tran

* Video Gamer's Club

Providing stress relief to students via video games.

Contact: K.C. McConnell

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*Bi-Co Gymnastics Club

We are a Bi-Co group of students that work out at Upper Merion Dance & Gymnastics Academy in King of Prussia, PA. The group is comprised of former competitive gymnasts, enthusiastic newcomers, and just about everything in between. The goal of the organization is to bring the health benefits of gymnastics to a wider and more mature audience. The purpose of this organization shall be to provide the opportunity for Bryn Mawr and Haverford Students to exercise using gymnastics equipment, and to instruct members at any level to progress their gymnastics skills by increasing flexibility, strength, courage and element level.

Contact:  Paige Weber

*Bi-Co Judo Club


At Bryn Mawr Judo Club, we not only learn the technique of the ancient Japanese martial art of Judo, but also its history and applicability to every day life.
Classes are held M, W, Su at Bryn Mawr Fitness on the Main Line with the Main Line Judo Club. Attend as many practice as you like, though attending one practice a week is required for PE credit. We have a table at Fall Frolic, so please stop by, meet some of our members, and learn about the club. We have open houses at the beginning of each semester for those who want to come try some Judo, or just see what the atmosphere is like! Bi-Co Judo is a member of Campus Philly Judo- a city wide association of Judo clubs at Philadelphia area colleges.

Contact: Meredith Scheiring, Smitha Pallaki

*Bi-Co Quidditch Team

The purpose of this organization is to provide Haverford and Bryn Mawr students with the opportunity to participate in and compete in Quidditch, a sport that is currently unavailable on both campuses.

Contact: Avie Hochberg, Leah Briggs

*Bi-Co Table Tennis Club

Bi-Co Table Tennis Club is for experienced players, enthusiastic newcomers, and all the levels in between - everyone is welcome! Our goal is to have fun while learning ping pong. So if you are interested in playing table tennis or just looking for a place to distress after class, we have a place for you in this club!

Contact:  Tina Chen, Nam Nguyen

*Bi-Co Women's Club Soccer

The Bi-Co Women's Club Soccer Team is made up of a great group of women who love to play soccer. We play games against club teams from other colleges in the area, both at home and away. We practice 2-3 times per week and play several games per season.
Club soccer is open to all experience levels, and we would love to have you come join us!


Bryn Mawr Badminton Team

The Bryn Mawr Badminton Team practices badminton together and plays against teams from other colleges.


*Equestrian Team

The Bi-Co Equestrian Team is a student-run organization serving the niche market of equestrian demands of women and men at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. The club provides and organizes weekly hour-long group horseback riding lessons at a local barn called Willow May Farm and requires an 8-week lesson commitment over one semester. The goals of the Team are to raise awareness of the sport of horseback riding to the Bi-Co community and to provide students access to affordable riding lessons, which might otherwise be cost prohibitive for a college student’s budget.

Contact: Prerana Vaddi, Emma Tunstall

Fencing Club

The Bryn Mawr College Fencing Club (Vixens) is a competitive club that practices and teaches fencing in a supportive environment. We compete in local individual tournaments, collegiate events including the Temple Open, and team events in the Baltimore-Washington Collegiate Fencing Conference (BWCFC) in all three weapons (foil, epee, sabre). No previous experience or equipment required! Dues are required, but provisions can be made.

Contact: Maho Okumura, Megan Guntrum

Golf Club

Golf is a fun sport and a good one to know, we welcome anyone regardless of skill level. Our main goal is just to spend some time on the Links and makes sure everyone has fun!

Contact:  Georgia Piatt, Lindsey Foster

Kendo (Japanese Fencing)

Kendo (剣道), "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting. The Kendo club is a sport club in which members can learn and practice Kendo together. Immersing in Kendo culture, members will not only physically challenge themselves, but also carry out the spirit of diligence and bravery.


Muddy Mawters

Muddy Mawters is a fitness club intending to meet once a week to work out, with the goal of ultimately running a Tough Mudder obstacle course. The club's purpose is to create a safe space in which individual members will be encouraged and supported to challenge themselves and reach their own personal fitness goals regardless of physical ability. Muddy Mawrters will foster an environment of team work and camaraderie, not competition. This is meant to be a space in which people of all physical abilities can come together with a shared goal in support of each other. In concordance with the Tough Mudder anti-ableist philosophy, we will not enforce a standard of physicality.

Contact:  Alyssa Goodman, Claire Craig

Ping Pong Club

The purpose of Ping Pong Club is to create a place for experienced and new players to meet, hang out as well as strengthen physical endurance.

Contact: Nam Nguyen, Tina Chen

*Rugby Club

The Horned Toads Rugby team is a Bryn Mawr-Haverford club-varsity sports team that believes in fostering teamwork and a spirit of competitive play, while also maintaining a sense of fun and community. It is a team open to all to join, regardless of prior athletic experience, and above all, the team mission is to foster a love for rugby and its culture.

Contact: Emiily Crispell, Mercedes Aponte

*Sneech Ultimate Frisbee Team

The bi-co women's Ultimate Frisbee team practices five days a week, from September till early November and then from late January till May.

We cut no one; anyone who wants to play may join us and participate, with no experience required. We are entirely run by students who are responsible for organizing practices, budgeting moneyz, planning tournaments, and coordinating other logistical aspects. We are known for our great spirit, witty cheers, and flair.

For any questions or for information about how to get involved, email Rosemary Ventura (, Larkin Johnson (, or Adriana Cvitkovic (


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