Student Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM group photo

ACM Logo The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is one of the premier professional societies for computing. We have an active student chapter that regularly holds meetings and activities on campus. Past events have included a variety of guest lectures and workshops, as well as movie and game nights.

The chapter has a Facebook group called "Student ACM at UofM" at https://www.facebook.com/groups/memphisacm/.

Women in Computing Group

Women in Computing

The Women in Computing Group was formed in 2016 to encourage women in computer science.

The group is based in Dunn Hall 300 and has a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/909007092547837/.

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA)


BDPA is an international organization with a diverse membership of professionals and students at all levels in the fields of information technology, computer science, and related STEM fields. Members are actively engaged in serving the community through outreach and charting the future of the IT industry. Our motto is "Advancing Careers from the Classroom to the Boardroom."

BDPA Memphis was formed in 2018 and currently hosts networking events, mobile app development courses, and many scholarship opportunities. Join our Facebook community at https://www.facebook.com/bdpamemphiscollege/.


Cyber Tigers

Cyber Tigers is our group for students interested in computer security.  We provide an environment where students learn how to use Linux, and how to set up services/servers correctly and securely.  Additionally, we participate in cybersecurity competitions around the nation, and online CTFs (Capture the Flags).


Machine Learning at the University of Memphis (https://mluofm.github.io/) is a student-led organization that encourages collaboration and research in the field of machine learning. We provide a consistent, educational, engaging environment for machine learning research and project collaboration. Our members consist of people from many different fields, including CS, mathematics, engineering, and others.

Graduate Student Association

The GSA encourages participation of master's and doctoral students in departmental activities.