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Student Organizations Empower Students To Lead, Connect and Thrive

Discover how student clubs and organizations elevate the Syracuse University experience.
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With 300+ clubs and organizations at Syracuse University, you can develop leadership skills, establish a strong network of peers, and engage in hands-on experiences relevant to your interests and career goals. Learn how getting involved allows you to expand your horizons as you create lasting friendships and enhance your overall college experience.

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Embrace Cultural Unity

Being part of a cultural or international club provides a unique and enriching experience. Celebrate and share your cultural heritage while building friendships and broadening your perspectives. You can participate in diverse events, activities and discussions hosted by college clubs like the Black Student Union, the Caribbean Student Association, the African Student Union, and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA).

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Spark Your Artistic Journey

Exploring your passions has never been easier. Whether you’re looking to unleash your creativity or you want to showcase your talents, joining a supportive and collaborative environment will help you on your journey. By becoming a part of an arts or entertainment organization like 20 Watts magazine or Outlaws Dance Troupe, you can gain valuable industry insights, expand your artistic skills and forge connections that could lead to future opportunities in the dynamic world of entertainment.

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Expand Your Mind, Ignite Your Passion

Joining a club related to your major, academic interests or a subject that excites you is a great way to meet like-minded people who share your enthusiasm. These clubs offer a supportive and enriching environment where students can collaborate on research projects, participate in academic competitions and build a strong network of mentors and future colleagues, all while enhancing the academic experience. With the help of tools like the Blackstone LaunchPad at the Syracuse University Libraries, your passion can become your success.

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Discover Meaningful Ways to Give Back

Volunteering in the community creates many opportunities for leadership development and empowerment. There are many college clubs that explore ways to make a positive impact locally, like Service Dogs at Syracuse and GlamourGals. Joining a student organization that focuses on making a difference allows you to uplift the community and build a brighter future.

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Unleash Your Athletic Spirit

Engage in recreational, competitive and instructional sport-related activities led by your peers. These student-run club sports provide a welcoming and inclusive environment where you can pursue athletic passions, build teamwork skills and foster a sense of camaraderie within a supportive community. There are some seasonally inclined clubs to join that will give you the opportunity to explore the wonders of the seasons in Syracuse; club sports like basketball, rock climbing, running or ski racing will get you out into the community throughout the year.

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Lifelong Bonds

Forge lasting connections and strengthen community. Joining a fraternity or sorority at Syracuse University offers an unparalleled opportunity to foster a sense of belonging and establish lifelong bonds. With over 50+ Greek organizations to explore, finding the perfect match to align with your interests and goals is a breeze.

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