When you first get to campus getting involved may seem a little intimidating, but applying for different organizations and going to club meetings is a great way to get to know people.
With over 500 different organizations on campus, there are many ways to get involved! Check out the SOURCE within the Office of Student Involvement for resources, support, and ways to get connected.
Student Involvement aims to help each student get involved on campus in various organizations and events. Each student is helped based on their own interests and are equipped with the tools to help them find their place on campus and reach their goals.
Students can take an involvement quiz that will help assess what organizations they may be interested in. From there, they can visit the SOURCE and see these relevant groups. While these are just recommendations, it helps narrow down likely candidates out of the hundreds of organizations UA has to offer.
The Editorial Board has a few organizations to recommend based on their involvement on campus. Check out their stories and find a way to get involved!
“My first year here I wasn’t really involved in much because I was nervous to put myself out there, but now at the end of my sophomore year I hold executive positions in most of the clubs I’m a part of and I’ve made amazing friends along the way.”
“I was involved in the SEC (Student Executive Council). It’s an organization within the College of Communications that acts as a liaison between students and faculty.”
“I was involved in Zeta Tau Alpha my freshman year and also Chaarg, which is an all-girls fitness organization on campus.”
“I was involved in the Student Merchandising and Design Association (SMDA), which is available to fashion retailing and fashion design students.”
“I was involved with Alpha Mu Omega, which is a greek community service organization on campus.”