Impact clubs at the University of Michigan may be focused on project-based work, community-building, subject experts, and research.

Michigan Ross Clubs

Cause-Related Clubs

180 Degrees Consulting

180 Degrees Consulting (180DC) provides socially conscious organizations around the world with high quality management consulting services. They work with organizations to develop innovative, practical and sustainable solutions to whatever challenges they’re facing in order to maximize their social impact.

Auto & Mobility Club

The goal of the Auto & Mobility Club at Ross is to help students discover all aspects of the increasingly complex mobility ecosystem. They provide educational, social, and institutional access to the companies, people, and resources shaping the future of mobility.

Emerging Markets Club – EMC

With the strength of our membership and the resources available, EMC seek to educate and equip Ross students with the ability to evoke positive change in emerging markets.

Energy Club

ECR’s mission is to educate its members and provide access to employment opportunities ranging from traditional energy trading to renewable energy finance to new energy technologies.

Healthcare & Life Sciences Club

HLS delivers a diverse platform of opportunities and activities through which Ross students can learn about healthcare and prepare to succeed in the healthcare industry.

Michigan Business Women – MBW

Michigan Business Women is dedicated to promoting the personal and professional development of women at Ross, advocating gender equity, and fostering a vibrant and supportive women’s community.

Smart Cities Club

The Smart Cities Club at the University of Michigan was launched in 2015 to provide students across all disciplines and backgrounds with an outlet to learn about the fast-growing ‘smart cities’ sector.

Women Who Launch

Women Who Launch (WWL) is dedicated to fostering a gender equal entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Michigan and beyond.

Project-Based Clubs

China Blue Charity

Through this charity, Ross alumni and students help children in China attend school.

Community Consulting Club

Each year, the club oversees 10 to 15 consulting projects that involve Ross students–both MBA and BBA–dedicating their business skills and acumen to helping non-profit organizations in southeastern Michigan address business-related challenges.

Design + Business

The mission of D+B is to provide a multidisciplinary community for graduate students interested in using design methodologies to lead organizations and facilitate innovation.

Detroit Revitalization + Business

R&B connects University of Michigan students with Detroit’s evolving business landscape.

Give-A-Day Fund

The Give-A-Day Fund engages Ross MBAs with the social impact community by providing financial assistance to students interning with impact organizations, which often provide interns with little to no salary.

MBA FinTech Club at Michigan Ross

The MBA FinTech Club at Michigan Ross (MFCM) seeks to promote FinTech opportunities and knowledge through:

  1. Education sessions
  2. Industry speakers
  3. Company and career connections

MFCM is dedicated to MBAs but actively partners with the University and Ross-wide FinTech initiatives, in addition to the broader Michigan FinTech Club.

Open Road at Ross

Open Road at Ross (“Open Road”) is an established action-based social entrepreneurship program developed by Ross students. The aim of the program is to give small business owners extra hands in solving complex business challenges and to help students gain real experience understanding the various issues social ventures face. Over the course of four-five weeks, students drive from state to state meeting entrepreneurs, spend one week on-site in each location, work together on a solution to a business problem, and then pack up the car and hit the road again.

Social Venture Fund

Social Venture Fund (SvF) invests in and supports innovative companies that place social impact at the heart of their business model. SvF fosters the growth of enterprises responding to societal needs that traditional markets have insufficiently addressed.

Wolverine Disaster Relief

The WDR Club is dedicated to providing relief in the form of targeted material, financial, and volunteer support for those who have been affected by any natural or man-made disasters.

Community Clubs

Black Business Students Association

Founded in 1970, the Ross BBSA is dedicated to the recruitment of Black business students and the professional and academic development of its membership.

Black Business Undergraduate Society

The BBUS is committed to developing undergraduate minority talent at the business school.

Erb Student Advisory Board

The Advisory Board that oversees student-centric growth of the Erb program at Michigan.

Hispanic Business Students Association (HBSA)

HBSA provides academic support, professional development opportunities, and a social environment for its members. Additionally, HBSA supports the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management activities and recruitment initiatives for underrepresented minorities.

Net Impact @ Ross
(Gold Chapter)

Net Impact Undergrad

NI@R fosters a community at Ross (and beyond) motivated to have a positive impact on business and society. Net Impact encourages members to explore the role of positive impact in their lives and careers and empower them to take action through learning and engagement opportunities.

Propel Business Club

Propel is a impact-based club educating students at the University of Michigan on the intersection between positive business and social impact and to work alongside local organizations, developing initiatives to maximize their impact.

Service Corps Alumni

SCA is dedicated to building a community at Ross for those who served our country in the service of others. If you have participated in Americorps, Amercorps Vista, Peace Corps, Teach for America and other domestic or international service oriented programs, please accept this as an invitation to join.

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