NTHU student clubs can be classified into nine categories:
Student autonomous clubs, which aim at building students' ability for self-governance, including the Graduate Student Association, Student Associations, and departmental student associations.
General clubs, which provide general services, including the Overseas Chinese Student Association, the NTHU Graduates Association, and Alumni Associations.
Academic clubs, which focus on academic research.
Art clubs, which focus on the production of artworks, performances, and appreciation of the arts.
Service clubs, which promote service to society.
Music clubs, in which students practice music or instruments, perform, or appreciate music.
Sports clubs, which focus on physical abilities and training.
Functional clubs, which are established to support major events on campus.
Skill clubs, which focus on the acquisition of skills.