Student Activities

Student Activities seeks to positively transform the student experience for every student. We believe that a sense of belonging and involvement transforms a student's collegiate experience and facilitates their success.

We offer a wide array of experiences and intentional programming in the following areas.

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Campus Events

Events hosted by the Office of Student Activities are typically free and open to all students. Upcoming events can be found on the Involved@TU platform. To get the most out of our campus events, come with an open mindset and be ready to have fun and socialize!

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Leadership Development

Leadership development is a cornerstone of the TU student experience and involves integrity, self-awareness, and vision for creating change well beyond the classroom. Student Activities offers a variety of engaging leadership development programs throughout the year. 

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Student Organizations

Student organization involvement is one of the easiest ways to build community and find a sense of belonging on campus. There are over 200 registered student groups that range in categories from art, to political, cultural, and everything in between. Resources for student organizations can be found here. 

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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the representative governing body of the undergraduate student population. Working jointly with students, faculty, staff, administration, and advised by Student Activities, the SGA is dedicated to improving students’ academic, social, and cultural environments.

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Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a group of students, advised by Student Activities, that hosts events year-round for all students. With the slogan "Work hard, play harder," CAB works to provide students with fun, social experiences every week.

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Who We Are

The Student Activities Office is comprised of professional staff members, graduate assistants, and undergraduate students who work together to create a positive outcomes for students. In all of our interactions and initiatives, we uphold the following values:

OUR Values Description
Community Invoke a sense of responsibility in all TU students, faculty, and staff to create and maintain a campus environment where everyone feels like they belong
Development Provide programs, services, and other opportunities that foster individual and community growth
Support Be recognized as active partners, both on and off campus, to accomplish goals, maximize resources, and create a collaborative campus environment
Success Lead TU students, faculty, and staff to achieve outcomes that bring value to other and build legacy
Influence Enhance the student voice by modeling and encouraging advocacy
Fun Cultivate a campus culture that promotes well-being for greater student satisfaction

Student Involvement FAQ's

All students are invited to participate in events held by our department; occasionally, an RSVP is required to attend an event. 

The Student Activities Office employs approximately 20 undergraduate staff members and four graduate assistants who serve in various roles to support events, leadership development, marketing, and SGA elections. Hiring for each role typically takes place in May for the upcoming academic year. Any job postings available can be found on Handshake by searching "Student Activities."

Upcoming events can be found on Involved@TU, TU's platform for managing campus involvement. Events can be found by clicking the "Attend Events" box in the middle of the homepage. Be sure to sign in with your TU credentials to see all events. 

Additionally, Student Activities re-posts upcoming events on weekly basis on our Instagram account. (@towsonstuact)

All info about student organizations can be found on Involved@TU. Once on the homepage, navigate to the organizations page by clicking "Find Organizations." Additionally, search organizations by keyword using the search bar on the homepage.

Information on starting a new organization can be found on the clubs and organizations page on the TU website. For specific information not found on this page or in the FAQ's reach out to the Coordinator of Student Organizations

More information about SGA can be found on their website, their social media page, and events can be found on Involved@TU

CAB events can be found on Involved@TU or on their social media page.