Social Clubs

Anime Club: This organization seeks to promote a deeper appreciation for Japanese animation as an art form. To that end, this organization wishes to create an environment that promotes cultural understanding of Asian, especially Japanese, popular culture and aesthetic sensibilities. 

College Democrats: This organization encourages debate and discussion of the Democratic Party’s positions on political events, as well as on other local and national happenings. The College Democrats serve as a conduit between the Board of Elections and the Canisius student body, for the purpose of registering voters. 

Commuter Student Association (CSA): Commuters are always looking for ways to get involved and here is a perfect opportunity. CSA offers movie nights, exam week study breaks, monthly meetings, commuter awareness weeks and more. Canisius Commutes is a monthly online newsletter that provides information about activities, visit 

Cooking Club tries a variety of different recipes, helping students to learn how to cook while also creating delicious meals for them to enjoy!

Disney Club provides the same enriching feeling Walt Disney Pictures gave us all as children: whimsical youthfulness.

FUSION Gaming Society unites members of the college community through mutual enjoyment of multiplayer gaming experiences.

National Society of Pershing Rifles: The Pershing Rifle Company affords any student the opportunity to gain experience in military bearing and acquire the skills necessary to further develop the leadership abilities that are highly demanded in both the civilian community and/or the duties of the United States Army.

Residence Hall Association (RHA): RHA enriches the lives of resident students by promoting events designed to create unity and community spirit, while stimulating cultural, intellectual, athletic and social growth. Involvement opportunities are available to residents by becoming a floor representative of your living unit. All resident students are members of RHA.

Phi Sigma Sigma: Phi Sigma Sigma provides service and promotes friendship and cooperation among college women of all races, creeds and religions. The main goals are to raise the standard of college ideals, further knowledge and promote philanthropic endeavors

Sigma Phi Epsilon: The only social fraternity at Canisius, Sigma Phi Epsilon participates in social, academic and philanthropic projects throughout Buffalo. The largest national fraternity, SigEp strives to promote the ideals of virtue, diligence and brotherly love in its members. The New York Lambda chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon has created balanced men at Canisius College for more than 25 years.

Students for Life: By way of panel discussions, lectures, film presentations and other means, Students for Life seeks to educate the Canisius community with specific regard to ethical issues concerning human life and the value of every human being. 

To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA): TWLOHA is dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA encourages, informs, inspires, and invests directly into treatment and recovery.

Turning Point USA is a non-partisan political organization advocating for free markets and limited government dedicated to educating students on these topics, identifying those who believe in them, registering students to vote, and empowering students.

Women and Gender Studies Club seeks to promote awareness of issues affecting women, men, and children here in the United States and around the world, regardless of race, religion, class, or sexual orientation.