Student Organizations

Aggie Restaurant and Hospitality Club
(Currently not in operation)

Aggie Hospitality and Restaurant Club

We like to call it Texas A&M’s best kept secret. We are a group of students interested in entering the restaurant and hospitality industry in one way or another. The club is open to all majors, so we span a broad range of interests including restaurant management, the culinary arts, food writing, hotel and resort management, and event planning. We meet about twice a month with restaurant owners, chefs, recruiters, and other industry professionals to learn about every aspect of the business. If you are interested in food, dining, and hospitality, then this is definitely for you! Click Here!

HFTP (Hospitality, Financial and Technology Professionals)
(Currently not in operation)


HFTP is a global nonprofit hospitality association that uniquely understands the hospitality industry’s problems. The association is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segment of the hospitality industry. HFTP has around 5,000 members and several thousand stakeholders across the globe! Click here.

Rho Phi Lambda


The 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.

For information contact Dr. Walker at

RPTS Council
(Currently recruiting officers)

RPTS Council is dedicated to providing social engagements, community service, and career networking for those interested in the field of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences.

More information coming soon.

SEPA (Student Event Planners Association)

SEPA students sitting for group photo at bush library gardens

The Student Event Planners Association is a student organization that caters to those interested in pursing a career in the event planning and hospitality industry. Our mission is to prepare students for success in the industry. SEPA serves as a professional outlet for members to gain knowledge and experience, develop skills and network. Our vision is to be the leading organization for developing event professionals while also bridging the gap between students, professionals and business in the industry.

To find out more information or contact us, please select the following link

Theme Park Organization

By joining Texas A&M’s Theme Park Organization, you are taking your first step toward exploring, experiencing, and connecting with the themed entertainment industry. TPO has spent years building connections with industry leaders and employees at many companies throughout the world, and every year we take several trips to theme parks and other attractions across the nation. Several of our members have already worked in the industry, completing internships at various companies — including the Walt Disney Company! TPO is Texas A&M’s only organization for students interested in the themed entertainment industry. We encourage you to attend a meeting or contact us to start your adventure. More information is found here.

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