Department of Technology

Student Organizations

Some great reasons to join organizations:

  • -Meet new people
  • -Get advice from upperclassmen
  • -Visit Conferences
  • -Great networking for future employment

UNI has over 300 student organizations. To see a listing of all student organizations visit:

American Foundry Society (AFS)

Dedicated to the advancement of the sciences related to the manufacture and utilization of metal casting through research, education, and dissemination of technology.

UNI Construction Management

Promotes professional development, technical awareness and interaction with construction at regional and national levels.

UNI Chapter of the IEEE (Student Chapter)

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is an international organization for electrical, computer engineers, computer scientists, electrical/electronics/electro-mechanical engineering technologists and people on the cutting edge of technical society. The IEEE is the largest technical professional society in the world, founded in 1884. A network of working engineers, engineering technologists, students, scientists, and professors.

National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT)

Students can become members in the student division of NAIT where annual membership is $15.00 (national) and $5.00 (local). NAIT offers many services to its members such as; the NAIT journal (JIT), certification information, special rates to attend annual convention meetings and valuable networking opportunities. The three professional divisions of NAIT are, the University Division, Industry and the Community College Division.

Society of Manufacturing and Engineering (SME)

Advances knowledge about manufacturing engineering and industrial technology, encourages the bridging of academic responsibility with industrial application and promotes the professional development of its student members.

Epsilon Pi Tau

Membership is open to students, teachers, and administrators of Technology Education, and executives from industry. Undergraduate members are selected from the top 10% of the junior and senior classes. Epsilon Pi Tau has 85 chapters located at Colleges and Universities and 13 Field Chapters distributed strategically through out the Universities States and several foreign countries.


Gives students the opportunity to experience leadership and management opportunities plus technology information and skills. A source of contact and interaction with graphic communications industry personnel.

Sigma Lambda Chi (Iota III) Honorary Fraternity

The fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is the recognition of outstanding students in construction. The objectives of Iota - 3 includes: the rendering of service to the field of construction, the development of good relations between academic, industry, and public and the recognition of outstanding professionals in construction and allied fields.

Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA)

Promotes professionalism, leadership, scholarship, service and fellowship among students in technology education.