February 4, 2021 at 9:50 am

Advising Tip | Maximize Your Undergraduate Career by Getting Involved

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Eileen Schulz, Academic Advisor

By Eileen Schulz
College of Arts & Sciences Academic Advisor

Getting involved on campus is the best way to meet new people, learn new skills and develop yourself as a person. It’s more important than ever to reach out and make connection now.

The Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements may have you thinking that you can’t participate in campus activities, but that in not the case. Many clubs and student organizations are, in fact, continuing to meet virtually and fulfilling their missions. Getting involved is also a healthy activity to offset the seclusion you might be feeling due to pandemic regulations.

Start by picking two student organization to learn more about.  Select one organization associated with your major. You will instantly have shared interests with its members and this association can help support your passion for your area of study.

Second, get involved in an organization that keeps you balance with pure fun…maybe the Movie Club, if that’s your thing. There are over 500 student organizations to choose from.

Get Started

Visit the department website of your major, and click on the Student Organization tab to find opportunities to get involved: Arts & Sciences Departments.

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Talk with an Adviser

The College of Arts & Sciences Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs by appointment or during our drop-in advising hours.

Use this form to sign in during drop-in hours for a 15 to 20-minute Microsoft Teams advising session.

Drop-in Hours

  • Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 1 to 4 p.m.

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