Student and professional organizations are an excellent way for you to grow personally and professionally, as
well as to get involved in the decision-making process at The Art Institute of Phoenix. These organizations are
excellent forums for asking questions, making suggestions, and interacting with other students, faculty, and
staff. If you are interested in starting a new organization not currently represented at The Art Institute of
Phoenix, contact the Dean of Student Affairs. If you are interested in joining an existing registered student
organization on this list, please pick up a current student organization contact listing from the Student Affairs
office. You may contact the organizations directly for more information about joining their group. You may also
get involved with campus organization by attending the Quarterly Student Club Rush event.
For more information about each club and/or to join, please contact Colleen Kinney, Student Support & Disabilities
Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 602.331.7635. The Office of Student Affairs
is located in Suite 300-B on the 3rd Floor.
The A.C.T.S. Club provides a workshop-style setting where students can learn more about the art of acting, as
well as engage in activities that will help them develop their talents and skills in this area. Additionally,
the club is as a resource for students who utilize on-camera and voice talent for projects within their respective
majors. Finally, and most IMPORTANTLY, our mission is to give all AIPX students interested in acting a chance to
gather, interact, perform and have fun!
ACM SIGGRAPH (Motion Arts Club)
ACM SIGGRAPH club promotes an environment for those interested in the Animation industry to gain a greater sense
of career opportunities, build stronger portfolios and network with industry professionals through events, both
educational and entertaining.
The AD Club provides opportunities to expose students to the world of Advertising and how it fits into their chosen
fields of study. The club provides an environment to encourage students to make ADDY worthy work to be submitted for
competition. Members also have the opportunity to join AD2Phoenix.
ACF – AIPX Chapter (The American Culinary Federation Student Chefs Association of Arizona)
Food brings people together, and ACF brings together those who love food. Whether it’s the professional culinarian or
chef looking to build skills and a strong resume, the foodservice corporation wanting to develop new contacts or the
avid foodie who embraces the culinary culture, ACF has something for everyone. It’s an excellent way to network with
other chefs in the community, meet local and regional vendors, and gain access to educational programs.
The Consume Art Club brings student artists together to create and display works of art with each other. This organization
provides a nurturing environment for artists of all levels to present artistic ideas and works of art.
Creatives for Christ Club
The purpose of this organization is to give students at AiPX the opportunity to experience a sense of community with
other students who would like to share their beliefs in Jesus Christ. Students will hold Bible studies, and work on
creative projects for the school and community.
The Fashion Uncensored club provides an environment for those who are interested in the fashion marketing industry and
to enhance professional development, network with professionals, get involved in the community, gain industry knowledge,
build stronger portfolios and have fun.
I’d Tap That Magic Mana
The I’d Tap That Magic Mana club provides an environment for those who are
interested in the Magic card games. Students come together to strategize and learn techniques of the card game, while
building strong new friendships and improving social skills.
Interior Design Group
The ID Group promotes involvement with both professional organizations, IIDA (International Interior Design Association)
and ASID (American Society of Interior Design) to enhance their academic and professional careers.
POW Club (Playwriting Workshop Comic)
Club POW is a club that provides students the opportunity to be motivated, brainstorm and get their creative juices
flowing in atmosphere made for drawing and writing.
“Club PRIDE” is a gay/straight alliance that provides support and information. The group provides students of all sexual
orientations encouragement and acceptance. We embrace our differences and acknowledge our similarities with our peers and
Student Game Developers Association (S.G.D.A.)
S.G.D.A. generates interest in the International Game Developers Association and the local Phoenix IGDA chapter meeting,
providing opportunities to students that foster personal and professional growth through knowledge, career development
and networking with gaming industry professionals.
The Society of Digital Filmmakers and VFX club brings together students who are interested in the art of Filmmaking.
Their objective is to provide opportunities to help those students become better Filmmakers through critiques and
projects as well as network with industry professionals and build stronger demo reels.