Student Organizations


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers, founded in 1852, is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. ASCE was formed to enhance the quality of life through the advancement of professional knowledge and by improving the practice of civil engineering. Currently over 120,000 members, including over 15,000 student members nationwide compile to make this civil engineering society.

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is an association established in 1918 to represent, promote and maintain the construction industry in the United States. The University of Texas at El Paso AGC chapter was established to support and encourage students interested in the construction industry.

Chi Epsilon (CE Honor Society)

Chi Epsilon is a National Honor Society that is dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession. Chi Epsilon was organized to recognize the characteristics of the individual civil engineer deemed to be fundamental to the successful pursuit of an engineering career, and to aid in the development of those characteristics in the civil engineering student.

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for any mode of ground transportation.