Welcome to the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement!
Welcome to the official umbrella website of all student organizations at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. With 293 registered campus organizations, West Chester University provides a goldmine of opportunity to grow as an individual, to develop teamwork and leadership skills, and to network with other students and faculty in a variety of interest areas. This website features a database of all student organizations as well as various resources for leaders, advisors, and members of student groups. If this is your first time to the site, you should begin to explore the wide range of student organizations on campus by visiting the organizations page or if you are interested in one of our leadership programs utilize the leadership button.
West Chester University prides itself on its active student population.
Uphold the Purple & Gold
Students NEW (first-year & transfer) to WCU for Fall 2016: Please complete the Student Involvement Interest Inventory today!
Follow this link to create your OrgSync profile (with your WCU email credentials)
& complete the "form"! https://orgsync.com/29326/forms/201728
Executive Leadership Series for Fall 2016 is now accepting applications. All executive board members of any recognized student organization can attend. Please go to the following link http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/208486 to sign up to participate. Every participant who completes the five part series receives a free fleece and is recognized at our fall Certificate Ceremony.
RECORD BREAKING YEAR
We are pleased to report that we have broken yet another record regarding attendance at our leadership programs for the 2015-16 academic year. This past year saw 3,524 students participating in our campus-wide leadership programming, a 23% increase from the year before.
Student Organizations that closed in 2015-2016
Unfortunately, each year we have student organizations that close due to a variety of reasons. This past year, the following student organizations chose not to remain active:
Arabic Club (Special Interest); Career Development Honor Society - Delta Epsilon Iota; Collegiate DECA; Enactus (Special Interest); Ga-Ga Club (Special Interest); Graduate Social Work Association (Academic); Media Advisory Board (Publications/Media); Saxophone Ensemble (Musical); Students Actively Moving Forward (Special Interest); Tai Chi Club (Special Interest)
Student Involvement Fair
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on the Academic Quad on North Campus
Don't miss this opportunity to get involved!!!
Women Leading Up Leadership Series
Close to 600 women participated in our Women Leading Up Leadership Series this past academic year. We are looking forward to providing more programming for women leaders this upcoming year. Dates for this Fall's programs are:
September 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Student Union Ballrooms B,C
October 28, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Student Union Ballrooms B,C
November 18, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Student Union Ballrooms B,C
Any questions, please contact the Graduate Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural Immersion Trip - Italy (Spring Break 2017)
Come to Italy with the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement during Spring Break 2017. Our cultural immersion trip in 2017 will visit Verona, Venice, Florence and Rome on a whirlwind tour of Italy during Spring Break 2017. You won't miss any classes and you will have the time of your life as you travel with fellow WCU students through this beautiful part of Italy. The trip cost is all-inclusive. If you are interested, please email Charlie Warner at email@example.com and he will send you details. We will also be hosting several information sessions around campus in the next few weeks.
EXPLORE RESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP SERIES
This Leadership Series will start very early in the Fall semester. Dates and times will be available shortly.
Please see listed below the Leadership Consultants and the clubs they will be working with this upcoming academic year. The Leadership Resource Center is located in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union
Olivia Campbell - Religious & Service Organizations
Joshua Dandridge - Political & Activism Organizations, Academic Clubs from Accounting to English
Mohammad Farooq - Special Interest Organizations
Angelique Geronimo - Musical Organizations
Elyse Kistler - Media & Publication Organizations, Academic Clubs from Environmental Health to Philosophy
Laura Kuntzmann - Social Equity & Diversity Organizations
Maddy Shaak - Leadership in Varsity Athletics
Reggie Smith - Governing Organizations, Academic Clubs from Political Science to Women in Science
Laura Sposato - Honor Societies
Sami Stalford - Sports Clubs
Gabby Terry - Greek Letter Organizations
For general "How to Get Involved" questions, please contact anyone of our Involvement Coordinators found in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union.
Natalie Brodine - Ashley Cifarelli - Mackenzie Grogan - Karlie Hisler - Tyler Zellner
Want to start a new club? Email Jackie Aliotta at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to start a new Sports Club? Email Michael Reno at email@example.com
New to ORGSYNC?
OrgSync is the way that all student organizations are managed at WCU. Everything you need to know about managing your OrgSync account can be found under the resources page. You can click the graphic below to be directed to the resources page.
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Important Forms for Student Organization Management
STUDENT ORGANIZATION RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURES - Student_Organization_Re_Registration_Instructions