Getting Involved Campus Involvement Facts • There are over 300 Campus Organizations on Campus • Organizations are broad and diverse • Students who are involved are more likely to be successful both academically and socially. Why Get Involved?? • Enhance your leadership development skills. • Enhance personal learning and academic success. • Establish relationships with other Auburn students and University faculty and staff. • Make a difference at Auburn University. Student Government Association • The head of all student projects and organizations. • The governing body for all students. • All students are members of SGA and are entitled to participate in the program. University Program Council • The UPC is Auburn's largest student activity project. • The UPC provides entertainment for the entire campus, including major concerts, lectures, free blockbuster and outdoor movies, comedians, dance lessons, and many more events! School and College Organizations • Honor Societies • Councils • Professional Organizations College of Agriculture Volunteer and Service Organizations • More than you can imagine • The most popular are: – Project Uplift – IMPACT – Best Buddies – Circle K – Habitat for Humanity IMPACT Projects Special Interest Groups • Anything else you • Some of these are: want you can • College Republicans probably find in a • College Democrats special interest • Auburn Film Society group. • Sign Language Club • A list of these can • Many, many more also be found in your Tiger Cub. Host and Hostess Groups • Dunkin’ Darlings • Tiger Ambassadors • Tiger Splashers • Soccer Sweethearts • Golf Hostesses • Lacrosse Hostesses • Rugger Huggers Auburn Football • And many more… War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen • WEGP are Auburn’s official hosts and hostesses • Have welcomed everyone from past football players to Vice- President Dick Cheney • For more information, visit website at www.auburn.edu/wegp. Intramurals • Auburn’s Intramural Sports program has been ranked 7th in the nation in past years. • Anyone can get involved through their organization or with a group of friends. • Includes basketball, golf, swimming, bowling, soccer, softball, table tennis, and more… Student Activities Center • For more information, call 844-4716. Communications and Publications • The Plainsman • The Auburn Circle • Glomerata • WEGL FM 91.1 • Tiger Cub Student Handbook • Eagle Eye TV Tiger Greek Life • Panhellenic • Governing body for 16 sororities on campus • Interfraternity Council • Governing body of offices and committees for the fraternities on campus • NPHC • National Pan-Hellenic Council coordinated the 9 historically black fraternities and sororities on campus • Any of these organizations can be contacted through the Greek life office in AUSC 3130. Military Organizations • Semper Fidelis Society • Silver Wings Society • Mariners • Kadettes • And many others… Religious Organizations • Campus Crusade • Auburn Christian Fellowship • Grace Campus • Catholic Student Ministries Organization • Wesley Foundation • Jewish Student • Baptist Campus Organization Ministries • St. Dunstan’s • G.A.N.G. Student • Even if your religion isn’t Ministries listed here, there is • Muslim Student probably an organization for you! Organization Auburn Bands • Marching Band • Symphonic Band • Concert Band • Campus Band • Jazz Band • Basketball Pep Band Choral Organizations • Concert Choir • Gospel Choir • AU Singers • Men’s Chorus • Women’s Chorus Honor Societies • Tau Sigma, Transfer student honor society • Lambda Sigma sophomore honor society • Cardinal Key junior honor society • Omicron Delta Kappa honor society • And a numerous array of college-specific honoraries! Tau Sigma Honor Society • Only for transfer students • Membership is based on student's FIRST semester grades at AU • Minimum GPA is a 3.5 or higher during first term or grades are in the top 20% of all incoming transfer students during the first term • Monthly meetings • Guest speakers (Career Services, Intramurals, SGA, IMPACT) • Community service activities • Plans activities for all transfer students And if you haven’t seen anything here that interests you… Or if you just have to have an underwater basket weaving club… You can create your own organization! • For more information on how to create your own organization: – Visit the SGA website at www.auburn.edu/sga – Or read your Tiger Cub student handbook. Any Questions???