Civitas promotes education and networking for a better understanding of current urban issues. The organization strives to increase active participation among UW Tacoma students, faculty, alumni and the local community in order to make positive impacts in Tacoma and the surrounding communities. Founded in 2001, Civitas has invited civic leaders, public officials, and academics to discuss topics such as homelessness, public safety and immigration. Additionally, Civitas is active in the local community promoting food and clothing drives.
The purpose of the GIS Society is to promote student education on and off campus; to establish a connection with the GIS community; to promote group activities and field trips to increase knowledge of GIS and its relationship to our world.
Other student organizations
You can find more student organizations and activities on the Student Involvement website.