University Park offers a multitude of opportunities for you to get involved on campus and in the community and it is expected that you will take advantage of these opportunities to further enhance your learning. They are excellent ways for you to develop your leadership skills, clarify your values and interests, and get to know others who are different from you.
Involvement Days are held at the beginning of both the fall and spring semesters. These are great ways to learn about student organizations and sign-up for an organization(s) that interests you. Visit http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub for more information.
Below are some links to information that may help you to decide what you want to get involved with:
www.clubs.psu.edu - a listing of all student organizations at University Park. You can search by organization name, by area of interest, or you can simply peruse the whole list (there are approximately 900 groups, so leave some time!)
www.volunteer.psu.edu - this Web site lists volunteer activities that are available on campus and in the community. You can sign-up to participate in any of these activities directly on the site.
http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub/greeks/ - Penn State has one of the largest fraternity and sorority systems in the country. Visit this site to find out more about the system and find out when recruitment occurs.
www.athletics.psu.edu/psustrength - this site has information about Penn State's strength and fitness facilities and how you can join.
www.athletics.psu.edu/recreation/csindex.asp - a listing of all club sports teams. There are over 75 Club Sports teams that practice, compete, and conduct social/educational programs for their members.
www.athletics.psu.edu/teamsports - students interested in participating in men's or women's rugby should go to this site.
www.psu.edu/ur/arts.html - this Web site has information about Penn State's art galleries, theatre and music performances on campus and in the community, and Penn State's Center for Arts & Crafts.
http://spa.psu.edu/events/latenight.html - LateNight occurs every weekend in the HUB-Robeson Center. See a movie, play some games, do crafts, or attend events such as comedy shows, dances, and novelty acts. Check out this Web site every week for the upcoming weekend's activities.
www.clubs.psu.edu/up/ccsg - The Council of Commonwealth Student Government Web site. This might be of particular interest to change-of-campus students who are interested in working to improve the experiences of students who are still attending Penn State's campuses.
The above is just a sample of the many opportunities that will be available. If none of the above options is of interest to you, you are welcome to visit Union and Student Activities, 209 HUB-Robeson Center, and speak with a staff person who will be more than happy to assist you in finding other involvement opportunities.