What is "involvement"?

Involvement means to participate in campus life outside of attending class. Involvement can include attending university events, joining student groups, working on campus, taking part in residence hall activities, being a fan of Gamecock athletics, and much more.

What can I do to get involved?

Short term opportunities

  • attend an event on campus
  • engage in a one-time community service project
  • participate in a retreat or conference

Long term opportunities available by participating in campus clubs

  • perform music or dance
  • take a stand on social issues
  • play sports
  • join a fraternity or sorority
  • help coordinate a campus event or program
  • run for an elected student office position
  • be active within your major
  • engage in multicultural experiences

How do I start?

  • Visit the list of registered student organizations.
  • View a list of officers and e-mail addresses or request information. Many student groups have open membership and accept members throughout the school year.
  • Visit the Student Organization's Office in the Campus Life Center, Russell House 227.
  • Attend a Student Organization Fair. Visit information tables set up on Greene Street and meet representatives from various student organizations. These organization fairs are held the first Wednesday in September and the third Wednesday in January.
  • Read The Daily Gamecock, the University of South Carolina's student newspaper each day to learn more about student events.
  • Keep your eyes open. Student groups are constantly hosting events on Greene Street or posting flyers advertising for clubs, events and activities.