Student Organizations

AAPG – Student Chapter
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Energy Resources Group
Student group for the Energy & Earth Resources Graduate Program, UT Austin

Geoscience Empowerment Network
Building a more inclusive community at the Jackson School of Geosciences

Geoscience Leadership Organization for Women (GLOW)
Promoting leadership, outreach, and community within earth sciences
Latinas in earth and planetary sciences
Graduate Student Executive Committee (GSEC)
Main graduate student organization at the Jackson School
Planetary Organization for Space Science and Exploration (POSSE)
“Space rocks. It’s a Supernova good time.”
Undergraduate Geological Society (UGS)
“We love rocks. Rocks love us back.”
SEG – Student Chapter
Society of Exploration Geophysicists


UT Wide Student Organizations

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM)

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) at UT Austin is a professional student organization for undergraduate and graduate LGBTQ students in STEM. The group hosts lectures from LGBTQ STEM professionals (e.g. Microsoft, BP, Chevron), monthly study nights with snacks, and year-round social events.


Queer Graduate Student Association (QGSA)

The Queer Grad student Alliance is an agency of the UT’s Graduate Student Assembly. QGSA seeks to promote community across the entire UT campus for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning graduate students and their allies. They seek to provide social events and other relevant programming to give graduate students the opportunity to connect outside of their individual colleges.