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The CMU Department of Physics supports student honor societies, service clubs and chapters of professional societies. These opportunities enable you to become acquainted with professions and network with peers, faculty and professionals working in your field of interest.

Society of Physics Students

The Society of Physics Students is a professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics. The only requirement for membership is that you be interested in physics. Besides physics majors, our members include majors in chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine and other fields.
For more information about the CMU chapter of the Society of Physics Students, email the club at or contact:

Juan Peralta
Dow Science Complex 213

Sigma Pi Sigma

Sigma Pi Sigma exists to recognize outstanding scholarship in physics. Founded in 1921, it is the physics honor society housed underneath the Society of Physics Students.