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Student Organizations

The student life in the Coggin College of Business goes beyond classrooms. Extracurricular activities and connection to peers, future employers, and mentors are endemic to the mark of excellence. Students can experience a rich cultural spectrum and academic landscape through may student clubs and organizations in the Coggin College of Business.

Check out our business, cultural and academic groups for students below: 

  • Alpha Sigma Pi - UNF Accounting Club

    Alpha Sigma Pi is a professional organization dedicated to the promotion and stimulation of greater interest in the profession of accountancy and to the encouragement of high scholarship and proficiency. The club sponsors numerous activities designed to strengthen relationships among students, faculty, and members of the business community. These activities include a social Fall and Spring terms, various speakers, and an awards banquet twice during the academic year. Outstanding students and faculty chosen by Alpha Sigma Pi are recognized at the banquet. Membership is open to all students, faculty, and alumni.
  • UNF American Marketing Association

    "Our goal is to develop a professional club that will allow students a chance to experience something not taught in the classroom."

    The University of North Florida’s American Marketing Association Chapter gives its members the opportunity to increases their chances of achieving internships, employment, and real-world experience. We achieve these goals by coordinating professional and casual networking events, professional tours, guest speakers, and volunteer opportunities that focus on how to be successful in the marketing world. Additionally, create a relationship network for Marketing majors in the marketing community.
  • Delta Sigma Pi

    Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. Here at UNF, our chapter is committed to making the students of the Coggin College of Business more professional, more knowledgeable and thus more successful. We recruit at the beginning of both fall and spring semesters. We look for qualified individuals who go above and beyond the expected and will increase the strength of our brotherhood.

    Visit for more information about joining and upcoming events.

  • Economics Society

    The purpose of the Economics Society at UNF is to further the interests of the UNF student about the field of economics. Through professional speakers, events and open forums we hope to enhance the knowledge of economic factors in the local, national and global economy. The Economics Society is open to all UNF students and is a great way to get involved on campus and within the community.
  • Entrepreneur Society

    The Entrepreneur Society is here to bring the entrepreneurial minds of the University of North Florida together to collaborate and expand their minds on the topic of entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneur Society strives to serve students by providing networking activities with Jacksonville's entrepreneurs and through national collegiate conferences. 

  • Finance and Investment Society

    The mission of the Finance and Investment Society is to support the development of future financial services professionals not only in their field, but in the university and the community at large. Through career-oriented activities such as presentations by guest speakers, faculty members, and North Florida alumni, students are given the opportunity to learn about various career paths and useful information that will help them advance in the workplace as well as giving students a chance to network with local Finance professionals.

  • Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda Chapter

    FBLA-PBL is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

  • Latin American Business Club

    The purpose of the UNF Latin American Business Club is to create space of investigation, discussion and encounter of Latin American business. The organization will study how Latin American business works, how it affects the Jacksonville community and the state of Florida, and connect its students with professionals in the North Florida area.
  • National Association of Black Accountants

    The mission of the National Association of Black Accountants is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in its successors. NABA UNF is dedicated to the academic success and professional development of Coggin College Business students through:

    • Peer Mentorship
    • Regional & National Scholarships
    • Student Conferences
    • Community Outreach
    • Professional Networking & Mentorship
    • Internship and Career Opportunities

    Open to ALL Business Majors
    Open to ALL Ethnic Groups
  • UNF Financial Planning Association

    The mission of the UNF Financial Planning Association is to give students the opportunity to learn about financial planning, have exposure to financial planning professionals, obtain internship and employment opportunities, and develop leadership skills.
  • Osprey Sales Club

    UNF's Osprey Sales Club helps UNF students prepare for a successful career in business. It's designed for students who want to start a professional selling career or who just want to learn best practices of business interactions with co-workers and clients.

    Members will learn the importance of sales as a fundamental business and life skill through guest speakers, hands-on opportunities, and superior access to careers in selling.

    As an active member you will practice and gain valuable knowledge on topics such as, networking, negotiating, business etiquette, public speaking, and body language. You will also learn how to sell your own talents and ideas when interviewing, on the job, and in your everyday activities.

    Ben Hippeli, Club Advisor:
    (904) 208-0313
  • Rotaract

    ROTARACT is an international program for young men and women ages 18 to 30 who believe they can make a difference. ROTARACT clubs provide an opportunity for young adults to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

    ROTARACT was founded in 1968 by ROTARY INTERNATIONAL, a worldwide association of service-minded business and professional leaders. Today there are over 6,000 Rotary-supported ROTARACT clubs with more than 130,000 members in some 120 countries around the world. Clubs are either community-based or university-based. Our sponsor is Oceanside Rotary. This makes us true "partners in service" and key members of the family of Rotary.
  • Society for Human Resource Management
    The University of North Florida Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is a professional organization open to students who are interested in the human resources field. The organization is designed to promote a closer affiliation between the business community and students. The objectives of the organization are to keep students up to date on new developments in the field of human resources management, to acquaint students to the human resources field, and to develop a nucleus of truly professional human administrators for the future. Student membership is open to students of at least sophomore standing. Full-time or part-time students are welcomed.
    Students may be enrolled in either the undergraduate program or the graduate programs at the University of North Florida. Members need not be business majors, but must have an interest in human resources. If interested, contact the Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics.
  • Transportation & Logistics Society

    The purpose of the Transportation and Logistics Society (TLS) is to promote, foster and encourage student interest in the field of transportation and logistics. TLS strives to accomplish this purpose by creating a relationship network for UNF transportation and logistics majors, promoting the growth of the program at UNF and enhancing members’ skills through shared professional experiences, fostering personal and professional growth among members, and by serving the University, the Coggin College of Business, the professional community of Jacksonville, and where possible, the nation. The Transportation and Logistics Society was voted UNF Club of the Year five times since 2003, most recently in 2018, among 207 student organizations.
    TLS Webpage
  • Osprey Financial Group

    The Osprey Financial Group is a student managed investment fund. The program, a two-semester commitment that counts as six elective credits, enables a select group of undergraduate finance and MBA students to manage a real portfolio as a professional investment firm. The real-world asset management experience begins with application and interviews to select 10 students for each academic year. The chosen students are administratively organized with officer positions and responsibilities. Teams analyze and present reports to aid in buy/sell decision making. There are sector analyst, economic, fixed-income, and technical analysis teams that all aid in the decision making process. OFG won the 2010 CFA Florida Investment Research Challenge. 

    Recruitment held annually in March.
    Osprey Financial Group
  • Coggin Executive Mentor Program

    Recruitment held annually in April. 

    The Coggin Executive Mentor Program is designed to enhance the classroom experience by linking students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share career advice and valuable insight into the transition from college to work. Students build career networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.

  • Coggin Peer to Career Mentorship Program

    Recruitment held at the start of fall and spring semesters.

    Peer to Career (P2C) Mentors specialize in providing Coggin students with professional career services helping business students find and acquire great internships, work experience, and full-time jobs. Hand selected as Coggin’s most successful third and fourth year students, each mentor has completed at least one internship/work experience and desire to share their career experiences with you. Mentors have worked within high profile companies such as Citi, Crowley, SS&C Advent, FIS Global, UNF Office of Internal Audit, non-profits, and more.

  • Coggin Delegation

    The purpose of Coggin Delegation is to bring together domestic and international students in order to enhance cultural learning while studying at UNF. UNF domestic student members are able to welcome the international exchange students to UNF and help them adapt to American culture, interact with students from the country where they plan on studying abroad, and gain intercultural competencies that they might not otherwise get if they are not able to study abroad.

    Coggin Delegation
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
    Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of business administration. Membership is limited to outstanding graduates of colleges accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. It is the highest academic honor that a student in business or management can obtain.

    • Encourage and honor high academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International.
    • Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, and earnestness.
    • Support the advancement of business thought and practice to encourage lifelong learning.
    • Enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for students and alumni members in their professional lives.
    • Advance the visibility and reputation of Beta Gamma Sigma. 


    • In the top 5 percent of their junior class
    • In the top 10 percent of their senior class and meet certain course residency requirements
    • In the top 20 percent of those receiving masters degrees

    Contact:  Paul Fadil

  • FMA National Honor Society

    The FMA National Honor Society recognizes and rewards scholastic achievement and is the only international honorary specifically for students of finance. It is one of the highest academic honors that a student in finance can obtain.

    • To encourage and reward scholarship and accomplishments of finance students.
    • To promote the advancement of finance in the business world.
    • To foster integrity in the conduct of financial activities.

    Undergraduate Eligibility:

    • An overall GPA of 3 or higher
    • A Junior or Senior standing
    • Completed at least four finance classes
    • A GPA in finance of 3.25 or better

    Graduate Eligibility:

    • An overall GPA of 3.5 or higher
    • Completed two finance classes beyond the required course
    • A GPA in finance graduate courses of 3.5 or better
  • Beta Alpha Psi
    Beta Alpha Psi is an international, honors accounting and finance organization with over 300 active chapters. Through Beta Alpha Psi, students can foster connections to professionals through networking events as well as social events, attend events that offer professional development, give back to the community through service events, and develop bonds with contemporaries in their field. Our goal is to provide students with the passion for accounting and/or finance with opportunities to grow both as professionals and individuals through the events that we hold as well as the leadership positions we offer.
    Phone : 904-674-4643
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon

    Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist ; and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.

    Currently, Omicron Delta Epsilon has 696 chapters located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Egypt, France, Kazakhstan, and United Arab Emirates. With such a broad, international base, chapter activities vary widely, ranging from invited speakers, group discussions, dinners, meetings, etc., to special projects such as review sessions and tutoring for students in economics. Omicron Delta Epsilon plays a prominent role in the annual Honors Day celebrations at many colleges and universities.

    Dr. Mina Baliamoune-Lutz
    (904) 620-1223