The Wildlife Society

The Wildlife Society’s (TWS) mission is to represent and serve the professional community of scientists, managers, educators, technicians, planners, and others who work actively to study, manage, and conserve wildlife and habitats worldwide.

Learn about the benefits of the university’s educational partnership with TWS

Benefits include:

Opportunities for communication among members, other chapters, and The Wildlife Society. A chance to prepare for careers in wildlife biology, conservation, and management; commune with members who have professionalism and high standards of scholarship; and foster awareness of wildlife issues.

Membership fee:



Any full-time, active student at the university is eligible. Go to The Wildlife Society website and join as a student. Upload a copy of your paid receipt to the Office of Student Affairs to be added to the chapter's roster.

If you are currently a member of The Wildlife Society, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email [email protected].

The Wildlife Society achieved PLATINUM standing, per the university's  Chapter Standards program. Platinum standing demonstrates the highest level of chapter involvement and denotes excellence in chapter leadership and member engagement.

Platinum Chapter Standards Medal

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email [email protected] to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!

Any active student at the university is eligible for membership.

For information about The Wildlife Society, please email [email protected].