There are more than eighty student clubs and organizations at Hendrix College for the varied interests of the student body. Such organizations include honor societies, academic clubs, special interest groups, service organizations, and club sports. Students are encouraged to participate in those activities that foster cultural, intellectual, spiritual, vocational, emotional, and social development. By becoming involved in the organizational life of the campus, students are able to become more active in their community and to gain the valuable skills necessary to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals. Members of student organizations can participate in leadership programs, workshops, and retreats focusing on skill development. Through the Student Activities Office, student organizations have a wealth of educational resources to enhance their organizational and group experiences at Hendrix.