Student Organizations


rpts clubThe purpose of the Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences (RPTS) club is to provide RPTS majors and all other students at Texas A&M the opportunity to build networks, meet other students, and promote the RPTS Department through socialization and interaction during club activities. The RPTS Club is open to all students, faculty and staff at Texas A&M University. Through our programs and service events throughout the year, we ensure that the club offers a wide variety of activities for members to participate in with at least two service projects per semester. The club encompasses all aspects of RPTS from community and youth development, hospitality, tourism, park and natural resource management. Additionally, the club offers the opportunity for members to attend conferences in both the fall and spring semester. Become a member today!

Rho Phi Lambda 

Rho Phi LambdaThe purpose of The Rho Phi Lambda Professional Honorary shall be five fold:

1. To recognize superior recreation/parks/ leisure major students;

2. To encourage the development of professional standards for the leisure field;

3. To stimulate the personal development of individual members’ professional growth
in the leisure field;

4. To cultivate, foster and promote a sentiment of amity among the students of the leisure profession;

5. To recognize those persons who have made outstanding contributions to the field of recreation/parks/leisure.

Aggie REPS

RPTSAggieREPSJan2013RPTS Aggie REPS is a leadership organization which strives to serve our department, the students, and the faculty, and to help others learn about our field. Each year the REPS design and lead programs such as a career fair, dinners with faculty, recruiting events, tailgates, and speaker series. Students must be RPTS or CDEV majors with full-time status to serve as RPTS Aggie REPS. For more details, go to:

We are recruiting new members to begin immediately. Follow this link to the application to join our high-energy group as an RPTS Aggie REP!

HFTP (Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals)

HFTPHFTP)  is a student organization  that attends (HFTP) dinner meetings in Houston every third Thursday of each month. Dinners are a great networking opportunity and allow students to rub elbows with some elite hospitality professionals.   (HFTP) is a global association, founded in 1952, dedicated to providing its members with leading-edge hospitality education and opportunities. By joining HFTP we are dedicating ourselves to providing members with extraordinary networking opportunities, industry-leading certification programs and events, and essential resources for professional growth.

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SEPA (Student Event Planning Association)

SEPA(SEPA) is a student organization focusing on developing professional skills and establishing networks with Event Planning professionals, associations, organizations and conferences. The mission statement for SEPA is to provide a professional outlet for future event planners to gain knowledge and experience, develop skills and network. Our vision is to make SEPA an asset to any event planner’s resume.

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