College Democrats represents the Democratic Party and progressive views among students at Salve Regina. They strive to get students involved in electoral campaigns, lobbying, community service and political education and work to engage and mobilize the Salve Regina campus to grow a large, diverse and closely connected political community and group of friends.
The club invites speakers for discussions and lectures, engages in political debates on campus, attends social and political events to meet Rhode Island Democratic leaders and candidates, and builds links with chapters of College Democrats at other institutions.
College Republicans gives students the chance to get involved with the political issues affecting their lives and participate in events with candidates, community leaders and fellow students at Salve Regina and other schools. Their goal is to represent the Republican Party and conservative views among Salve Regina's student body and create strong links with other chapters of College Republicans across the state and the country.
The club brings together students who enjoy debating political issues, taking part in service efforts (such as Books for Troops), and seeking thoughtful solutions to the great challenges facing our nation.
Model United Nations Club
The Model United Nations Club gives students the opportunity to get involved in world politics and foreign affairs outside the classroom. Club members attend competitive, intercollegiate conferences where they represent the policy positions of real countries debating and negotiating a wide range of political, economic, legal, social and environmental issues. This active and demanding club sends delegations to several conferences each year. Regular club meetings allow students to hone debating skills, share international interests, and prepare for conferences.
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, promotes curricular and co-curricular activities related to political science and stimulates scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government.
Political Science Club
The Political Science Club provides students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge outside the classroom and participate in politics at the local, state, national and international levels. A non-partisan, educational organization, the club brings together students who share a love of politics to discuss important domestic and foreign issues and events. The club hosts guest speakers from local and state government, nonprofit agencies, and other universities and sponsors an annual fundraiser benefiting a charity or cause chosen by club members.