- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- The ACM is the student-organized arm of the CIS department. It's goals include: tutoring and support for new undergraduates, hosting student social activities, and promoting the Open Source movement by improving our knowledge of Open Source software and promoting and supporting the use of Open Source software on campus.
- Deschutes Room 100 Users' Group
- The Room 100 Users' Group provides a forum for users of the shared spaces
in Deschutes Hall to make suggestions about the resources and atmosphere provided
by the department. Student representatives are elected from the other student
groups. The department sends represenatives from the Computing Resources Committee
and the Undergraduate Education Committee.
- Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Association
- The object of this chapter of the Association shall be the promotion of
high scholarship and original investigation in the field of Computer and
- UO Programming Team
- Each year the UO participates in the International Collegiate Programming
Contest. This contest, sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),
is a competition between teams of student programmers to see which team can solve
the most programming problems in a short amount of time.
- Women in Computer Science (WICS)
- The CIS Women in Computer Science group (WICS) is a network for undergraduate
and graduate women students, faculty, and staff in our department.
- Graduate Education Committee
- The GEC decides which classes meet requirements, when to allow exceptions, etc. To act as a graduate representative, inquire in the main office.
- Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation
- The GTF union negotiates GTF/GRF contracts with the UO and advocates for students. There are many opportunities for involvement both in the department and in the larger student body. Talk to your steward.
- The Graduate Student Association (GSA)
- The purpose of the CIS-GSA is to improve the quality of life in the CIS department as well as to facilitate communication between graduate students and faculty.
- Undergraduate Education Committee
- The UEC decides which classes meet requirements, when to allow exceptions, etc. To act as an undergraduate representative, inquire in the main office.
- Peer Advising
- The Peer Advising office was developed to serve students in making decisions regarding academic scheduling and planning. They are also "a source of information for goings-on in the department, job/internship opportunities, and general chatter regarding your department."