With about 30 active student organizations each semester, Student
Life provides a range of opportunities for students to get
involved. Student organizations have a significant impact in
providing effective learning environments for students, preparing
them to live in a multicultural society and work in a global
In addition to building lasting friendships, student
organizations provide many benefits including serving as a medium
for academic discourse, personal growth, leadership development,
intercultural understanding and community service. Moreover,
research suggests that involved students tend to perform better
academically and are more likely to graduate when compared with
their non-involved peers.
As defined, a student organization is an association of students
created for any educational purpose that supports the vision and
goals of the university. There are hundreds of students involved
in organizations, ranging from Student Government, to ping pong
club, to academic honoraries, and more.
To find an organization that fits you, visit the
current student organization directory or learn how to
start your own organization with the Student Organization Handbook.
For current organizations looking to request use of their student
organization funds, please visit the Student Organizations