Student Organizations

Criminal Justice Association

The Criminal Justice Association is a student organization that meets every month during the academic year. The purpose is to encourage professional growth and professional socialization among Kutztown Criminal Justice students. However, membership is open to students from all majors.

On campus meetings generally consist of speakers from criminal justice agencies, however, the Association also sponsors trips to career fairs, criminal justice agencies, and occasional social events.

Meeting dates and news are posted on the Association's blog.

For membership and other information, please contact Dr. Ko-Hsin Hsu.

Alpha Phi Sigma

Alpha Phi Sigma is the national criminal justice honors society. It was founded in 1942 at Washington State University and became affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) in 1976. Today there are almost 300 Alpha Phi Sigma chapters around the country.

KU's Kappa Alpha chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma was established in Spring 2008 with 13 founding members. 

To be eligible for membership, a student must be a criminal justice major or minor, have completed at least 40 credit hours, including at least four criminal justice courses, have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher, and have a GPA in criminal justice courses of 3.2 or higher.

For membership or other information, please contact Dr. Pietro Toggia or Dr. Jonathan Kremser.

Pre-Law Society

The Pre-Law Society of Kutztown University is committed to bringing together students who are excited by the law and are interested in pursuing legal careers. Each semester, members visit law schools throughout the east coast and host speakers from law firms, law school admissions, and current law students. The Society also hosts mock LSAT exams and travels to NYC for the annual Law School Forum.

For membership or other information, please contact Dr. Arthur Garrison.