Get Involved!

Being a member of a student organization can be an important factor in the success and enjoyment of your college experience. While academic learning is the primary goal of college, extracurricular activities help you learn and grow beyond the walls of the classroom and can provide you with hands-on-training to better prepare you for your future career.

Participation in student organizations offers you opportunities for fellowship, leadership, recreation, and meaningful interaction with faculty, staff, and students. The good friends and times encountered through being actively involved on campus can help transform what is sometimes a large and overwhelming institution into a place you can call home. There are a variety of organizations to choose from; a good place to start is the student organization website list. The site contains a list of student organizations in alphabetical order or search by category and gives a brief description of their purpose, activities, and (most important) a phone number. Getting involved is just a phone call away.

Types of Involvement

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Finding the Right Match

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It is important to remember that you could get "too" involved. Balance your school work, friends, family, and work schedules with your involvement opportunities so they complement one another instead of wearing you out. Choose to be involved if you are satisfied with your life’s balance, schedule and interests. Getting involved is easy, just pick up your phone and dial a number. If you need help or some encouragement feel free to call our office at 414-229-5780 our staff is happy to help out.

No student may be denied admission to, participation in, or be discriminated against in any organization at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, ancestry, age, pregnancy, marital status or paternal status. Discrimination is also prohibited based on political affiliation or belief, arrest or conviction record or disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status.