Chemistry Club

The Hampton University Chemistry Club is an organization whose objectives are to:

  • Promote an interest in the field of chemistry and stimulate scientific curiosity in general;
  • Provide assistance in the field of chemistry and encourage an atmosphere to exchange thoughts and ideas;
  • Promote the distribution of chemical knowledge through seminars and visiting lecturers;
  • Make available to the members details of the numerous job opportunities open in the field of chemistry;
  • Promote the importance of chemistry and the physical sciences in everyday life.


The community service activitiy for the 2011 academic year included a food drive for the Peninsula Food Bank. 257 pounds of non-perishable food goods were delivered to the food bank at the end of the 2011 Spring semester.


Chemistry Club meetings are held the first Monday of each month in TU 140 at 6:30 pm.

Membership is open to:

  • Chemistry Majors;
  • Chemical Engineers;
  • Students Interested in the Field of Chemistry.

Active members are dues payers and are expected to participate regularly in the club's activites and events.

Annual Dues Deadline:

  • Local Chemistry Club - No Deadline
  • American Chemical Society Affiliation (ACS) - December
Committee Responsibilities
Board Decorations
  • Decorates the bulletin board using pictures from events and activities;
  • Includes general body meeting minutes and announcements;
  • Features winners from various awards.
  • Photographs for each event and yearbook (optional);
  • Develops scrapbook annually.
Community Service
  • Plans, executes activities within the School of Science and community;
  • Develops tutorial program within Chemistry department.
  • Plans, executes fundraisers to increase treasury (activities support club outings, scholarships, and overall upliftment of the Chemistry Club).
Chemistry Club Activities
  • Plans, activities designed to increase club interaction (i.e.-mixers, department dinner, cook-out, National Chemistry Week);
  • In charge of designing t-shirt;
  • Develops web page.
  • Makes sure all events and activities are well publicized in advance.
Homecoming Week
  • Plans activities for Homecoming week (i.e..- Coronation participation, float, bazaar).