The History and Philosophy Society Student club focused on discussion of relevant topics and off campus excursions to museums, theater, etc.
Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. The York Chapter holds an annual initiation ceremony each spring.
As the umbrella organization for the profession, the AHA plays an important public role as a leader and public advocate for the field. Within the profession, the Association defines ethical and professional standards, and offers advice on good practices in the field.