Student organizations

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Get involved by joining one of the university’s clubs or organizations dedicated to the pursuit of justice.

Criminal Justice Club

What is the Criminal Justice Club? 

The Criminal Justice Club is an organization that will:

  • help prepare you for your transition into the professional criminal justice environment
  • inform you about issues in the criminal justice field
  • provide you with a way to get together with others who share your interests while advocating community involvement and service

Who can join?

The Criminal Justice Club is open to anyone who has declared a major or minor in criminal justice or who is planning a career or has personal interest in the field of criminal justice.

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Alpha Phi Sigma - Criminal Justice Honor Society

Alpha Phi Sigma is the National Criminal Justice Honor Society for criminal justice majors. Supported by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes the academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice. Alpha Phi Sigma provides an opportunity to meet and form relationships with others who have a commitment to learning about and improving the criminal justice system.

At Northern Arizona University, Delta chapter has established a strong commitment to campus involvement, community service and the promotion of leadership and unity.

Requirements for membership include:

  • a declared major or minor in criminal justice
  • completion of at least four criminal justice courses
  • an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • a 3.2 GPA in your criminal justice courses

For more information, you can go to the National website.

For more information about the club's meetings and upcoming events, contact the faculty adviser, Dr. Brooke de Heer.

Criminology & Criminal Justice Graduate Student Association

This is an organization specifically for students in the Master of Applied Criminology program.   

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Corporate Security Club (CorpSec)

Interested in criminal investigations, white-collar crime, or law enforcement? Do you want to get a job with a high starting wage, and in a management capacity? Learn about the fastest growing criminal justice disciplines in the world? Make contacts with potential employers? Get involved with professional organizations? For more information, email the CorpSec club!

NAU Peacemakers 

Our mission is to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques through club meetings and social events in which we will discuss current and future applications of ADR.
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Phi Alpha Delta-International Law Fraternity

Learn more about Phi Alpha Delta at their website.

Department-affiliated organizations

Thanks to the research of our faculty, we are proud to be associated with the following organizations:

Arizona Innocence Project

(under the leadership of Dr. Robert Schehr)
Learn more about the Arizona Innocence Project.
Check out the International Wrongful Convictions blog launched by Dr. Schehr and his Innocence Network colleagues.

National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative

(under the leadership of Dr. Neil Websdale)
Learn more about the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative.