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Community Service

 

I want to help my community!

Community Service

 

I want to help my community!

Giving back to the community is important and NKU has many ways to help you make a difference. Check out various short or long term volunteer opportunities, go by yourself or start a volunteer team with a few friends, or take part in experiential learning through one of your courses for credit. You can also connect with a group of students who are dedicated to service through a student organization. All of these options provide significant learning experiences for students through meaningful service activities that benefit the community.

Service-Based Organizations: Building Opportunities for Leadership Development provides workshops and programs for emerging to experienced leaders.

Victor's Volunteers

Colleges Against Cancer

Habitat for Humanity

Norse to Nations
 

 

"Quote still needed!"

- Robb Clark

 

Cultural & Identity

 

I want to explore culture and identity!

"My involvement in NKU ROCKS has allowed me to join a family & build a home away from home to ensure a positive transition from high school to college. NKU ROCKS gave me the necessary skills and advice to be successful throughout my first year"

- Natalia Weekly (NKU ROCKS Mentor)

 

Culture & Identity

 

I want to explore culture and identity!

Student organizations that explore culture and identity play an integral role on campus by providing students an opportunity to learn and grow through interaction with one another. Organizations are open and welcoming to ALL students!

Cultural & Identity Student Organizations: Browse our student organizations that explore culture and identity!

LGBTQ Programs and Services: The goal of the LGBTQ Programs and Services office is to provide education, advocacy and support through programs and services at NKU for students, staff, faculty, and the greater community. While we do serve students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, pansexual, asexual, and/or ally, we are committed to the entire student body, faculty, and staff of Northern Kentucky University. We welcome everyone to our office!

Common Ground

African American Programs and Services: The mission of African American Programs & Services (AAP&S) is to create a support system which advocates academic excellence and enriching African American cultural experiences at Northern Kentucky University. Through collaborative relationships across campus and throughout the region, we offer educational, professional and social resources designed to meet the needs of students and members of the greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky community.

NKU R.O.C.K.S.

Latino Programs and Services: Latino Programs and Services strives to improve and enhance the educational experience of Latino students at Northern Kentucky University by implementing academic, cultural and social programs designed to address their needs and further their success.

Latino Student Organizations

 

 

Faith-Based

 

I want to explore my spirituality!

Faith-Based

 

I want to explore my spirituality!

With a variety of Christian and Non-Christian denominations, our spiritual related student organizations are active participants of the NKU community.

Faith-Based Student Organizations: Browse our list of student organizations and campus ministries below.

"I have found a group of people that I can strengthen my faith with, have fun with, and also serve with. We get to do life together because we share the most important person in our lives, Jesus"

- Brittney Gunter (BCM, College Life, and a Young Life leader at Simon Kenton High School)

 

Fraternity & Sorority Life

 

I want to go greek!

"My chapter has given me the confidence I need to speak up, a portal through which to do service, and brothers/friends for life"

- Andrew Blake (Alpha Tau Omega)

Fraternity & Sorority Life

 

I want to go greek!

Fraternities and sororities are the largest, most visible, and most active groups on the NKU campus. The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life advises and supports our community of 15 total organizations along with the Inter-Fraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council.

Fraternity and Sorority Life: Learn about the different chapters available at NKU.
 

 

Leadership

 

I want to be a leader!

Leadership

 

I want to be a leader!

Learn through example and experience. By participating in one of the leadership focused organizations on campus you are gaining invaluable core strengths for the work force after college.

Leadership Focused Student Organizations: Check out these organizations on our campus!

Freshmen Service Leadership Committee

 

 

"My organization has helped me to grow my professional skills and empower me to use them while preparing for my future"

- Marsha High III (Leadership Mentors)

 

Media

 

I want to take the stage!

"Quote needed"

- John McGue

 

Media

 

I want to take the stage!

Explore the performing arts on our campus through theatre, band, choir and dance. These groups provide a creative outlet to students that have enjoyed and developed skills in performing arts and wish to further refine and explore their artistic talents. The band choir and theatre programs are part of academic offerings at NKU, taught by full-time faculty members. The performing arts draw people together and allow them to relate in meaningful and enduring ways.

Media Student Organizations: Check out these organizations!
 

 

Military & Veterans

 

I want to connect with those who serve our country!

Military & Veterans

 

I want to connect with those who serve our country!

Together we connect prospective, new and continuing student veterans to our campus-wide network of advocates to enrich the NKU experience for all student veterans.
Through our veterans programs and services we fortify educational and career goals by maximizing benefits and funding, creating community among student veterans, and providing additional links with our many community based organizations.

Veteran Resource Station
 

"The Veterans Resource Station has become an essential part of a veteran’s transition from service to academia. I have witnessed multiple successful stories where the Veteran Resource Station has helped anyone who has walked through our door. It has been personally very rewarding and gratifying to serve those who have served, family members and those who continue to serve"

Joshua Caldwell, Veteran Peer Mentor, Senior Nursing student, KY National Guardsmen and Army ROTC Cadet

 

On-Campus Employment

 

I want a job on-campus!

"Working in the Student Union has allowed me to feel connected to my school; it has helped me build friendships with people I normally wouldn’t have known. It’s opened up doors for other opportunities and gave me the chance to develop better leadership skills"

- Nakiiyah Sanders (SU building manager)

On-Campus Employment

 

I want a job on-campus!

On-campus jobs are a great way to build your professional skills, meet other students and find your home on campus. Not only do on-campus jobs provide convenient hours that work with your class schedule, but our student employees are critical to the success of NKU's programs and offices.

Norse Recruiting: Your gateway to local part-time positions, co-ops and professional positions.

Student Employment: Find an on-campus job that fits you.

NKU Dining: Chartwells regularly hires students to work part-time in the dining facilities and catering department.
 

 

Political

 

I want to make my vote count!

Political

 

I want to make my vote count!

Learn about these organizations on campus that strive for more political involvement in our local NKY area and in the US as a whole. Join a group of like-minded individuals to discuss important political topics and issues as well as learn about local campaign efforts.

Political Student Organizations: Check out one of these political affiliated organizations to share your opinions and debate.



 

"I got involved on campus not just too meet my peers or the faculty and staff here at NKU, but to meet members of the community and truly have an impact on our campus. The more I got involved the more my love for NKU and education grew."

- Katrherine Hahnel, Student Government Association

 

Recreational

 

I want to be active!

"I chose to participate in intramurals because it allows me the opportunity to continuously play the sports I love in a stress-free and fun environment"

- Stefanie Sinclair (intramural volleyball)

Recreational

 

I want to be active!

Striving for excellence on the field can be the perfect complement to your experience inside the classroom. Choose from competitive and non-competitive teams and clubs, personal fitness opportunities and outdoor recreation programs.

Recreational Student Organizations: Navigate through all sports clubs and recreational organizations to find what best fits you.

Intramural Sports

Sport Clubs
 

 

Student Organizations

 

I want to get involved outside of the classroom!

Student Organizations

 

I want to get involved outside of the classroom!

With nearly 200 student organizations to choose from, there is something for everyone. From spiritual organizations, to political groups, to special interest groups that let you share a passion or hobby, the opportunities are endless. It’s a great way to gain leadership skills, improve your resume and meet other like-minded individuals.

Student Organization Online Search Directory: Explore all of our student organizations further and search by alpha order, category, or keyword.
 

"By being involved in multiple organizations I developed a network, not only with others students but, with faculty and staff members as well. They have become mentors to me, willing to help develop my professional career and lend an ear when I need it."

– Hattie Clark, 2015

 

I'm not sure how to find my one...

Not sure how to find your one? Or not sure how involved you want to be yet? That’s OK! We’re here to help!

Take the Student Interest Quiz: Browsing through all 180 student organizations can be daunting. By taking this student interest quiz, it will narrow down options for you that fit your personality, values, and interests. After you have completed the survey you will receive an email within a week with your results and recommendations of what student organizations would be best for you to consider getting involved in.

Attend a Campus Event: There is always something going on around campus. Whether it’s a student org event, a Student Union Festival hosted by the Activities Programming Board or a fitness class at Campus Recreation, attending a campus event might just help you find your one! View upcoming events to the right or follow the link to view all campus events.

Search the Student Org Directory: With over 150 student organizations, it may take a bit of searching to find the one that’s right for you! Browse by alpha order, category or keyword. Chances are we’ll have something that you’ll love!

Start a New Organization: Do you have an interest in something and don’t see a related student organization? Students are always starting up new organizations! The Office of Student Engagement reviews and approves all requests for new student organizations. If you’re interested in bringing a certain interest to NKU, visit the student org website for information on the requirements and process online today!

 

Upcoming Events 
Title Organization Date/Time
Informatics INFO-EXPO DOSA 9/19/17
10:00am-2:00pm
Zumba Grande LU 9/19/17
6:00pm-9:00pm
CO-OP/INTERNSHIP & JOB-SEARCH TECHNIQUES LU 9/19/17
4:30pm-5:30pm
Informatics INFO-EXPO DOSA 9/20/17
10:00am-2:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series - Santo y Blue Demon contra los Monstruos LU 9/20/17
4:30pm-6:30pm
Poverty and Hunger LU 9/20/17
5:00pm-6:00pm
Leadership University - Campus Resources LU 9/21/17
3:00pm-4:00pm
Know the Code! LU 9/21/17
3:00pm-4:00pm
Campus Blood Drive hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life DOSA 9/26/17
10:00am-4:00pm
Leadership University - How to study, where to study LU 9/26/17
3:00pm-4:00pm

 

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