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Meet students with similar interests, gain leadership skills, keep up-to-date with industry trends, and network by joining one of UMGC's information technology clubs and organizations.

Computing Club

Available To: Any graduate or undergraduate student, alumni, faculty or staff member with an interest in computing, information technology, cybersecurity, and related fields.

About the Organization: The Computing Club aims to create a dynamic environment where members can work collaboratively, share innovative ideas, enhance their career-readiness, and gain marketable experience in their respective fields.

Membership Information: Join the Computing Club's virtual community. Membership is free.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Type: Honor society
Available To: Undergraduate and Graduate
About the Club:

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the international honor society for the computing and information disciplines. Formed in 1967, the purpose of Upsilon Pi Epsilon is to promote the computing and information sciences and to encourage the enhancement of knowledge in the field. Upsilon Pi Epsilon is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in the computing and information disciplines.

General Eligibility Requirements:

Membership is by invitation only. Inductions are held during the spring and fall semesters only.

Undergraduate Eligibility Requirements:

Membership is open to students majoring in one of the computing disciplines. Students must have completed at least 45 credit hours towards their degree, including 30 or more credits at UMUC (in graded coursework) and at least 15 credits from information technology and computer science courses. Students need to have a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher and a GPA of 3.5 or higher in all coursework taken from the information technology and computer science courses.

Graduate Eligibility Requirements:

Membership is open to graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cybersecurity management and policy, cybersecurity technology, data analytics, or digital forensics and cyber investigation; a master’s degree in information technology with a specialization in database systems technology, informatics, information assurance, software engineering, or telecommunications management; or a legacy master’s degree in cybersecurity. Students must have completed at least 18 credits towards their degree at UMUC, with a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher.

Email: upe@umuc.edu