WCSU Student Handbook 2022-23

Clubs and Organizations

The Echo
Student Center 217
(203) 837-8707

Get the story! The Echo is WCSU’s student-run newspaper, WCSU’s Student Voice since 1955. The Echo is available online and submissions are always welcome. All students, independent of their major, are eligible to write and work for The Echo.

Logo - FSLFraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)
Student Center 219

Fraternity and Sorority Life at WCSU is full of different leadership and philanthropic opportunities as well as a chance to meet long lasting friends as sisters, brothers or siblings. We have Fraternity and Sorority Life Council which oversees all sororities and fraternities on campus. We have 7 Greek letter organizations on our campus and are always growing our community! For more information on how to get involved with Fraternity and Sorority Life and recruitment, stop by CSI or email the Graduate Intern of FSL and Leadership at barryc@wcsu.edu create new emailor check out our website.

Newbury Hallopens IMAGE file Inter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA)
Newbury Hall
(203) 837-8720

The Inter-Residence Hall Association is the governing body for each of the Residence Hall Councils. Representatives are elected from each residence hall.

Program Activities Council (PAC)
PACopens IMAGE file Student Center 212

PAC is the main programming board for student activities. Throughout the semester, PAC organizes various trips, game shows, comedians, movies and more for your entertainment pleasure. The mission of PAC is to enhance student learning outside of the classroom through social, multicultural, educational, and recreational activities. If you have an interest in planning or advertising campus events, concerts trips and shows, stop by the office to join or email us at opens in a new windowpacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.create new email

Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA Logoopens IMAGE file Student Center 215
(203) 837-8711

The SGA is the official voice of the student body. It appoints student representatives to university committees, allocates the student activities fee to student organizations and protects student rights. If you are interested in serving your fellow students, stop by the office  or email us at  opens in a new windowsgastudentvoice@wcsu.educreate new email.

WXCIopens IMAGE file WXCI Campus Radio
Student Center 213
(203) 837-8387

91.7 WXCI is a student-run college radio station located on the Midtown campus. Since its inception in 1973, WXCI has remained the second largest college station in Connecticut, pumping 3,000 watts of power through its transmitter.

InterCultural Student Organizations

Student Center 207

Many student organizations such as the African Caribbean Student Association (ACSA), Black Student Union (BSU), Latin American Student Organization (LASO), Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Muslim Student Organization (MSO), Commuter Student Organization (CSO), the newly formed (2020) InterCultural Student Union (ISU), and many others have their home in the Office for InterCultural Affairs, Student Center 207.

Field of Flagsopens IMAGE file Student Veterans Organization (SVO)
Student Center 208

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is a club that was established in 2009 to acknowledge and support the needs of WCSU’s military servicemen and women. Officially recognized and endorsed by the Student Government Association, the SVO is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students who wish to support and serve Veterans at WCSU and abroad. Although most members are Veterans, this is not a requirement. All students are welcome to join! The SVO will be hosting social events and will sponsor a variety of fundraising activities in the coming year. Additionally, SVO leaders work hard to provide the necessary resources, network support, and advocacy to ensure student Veterans can effectively connect and make new social bonds. For more information on the SVO or for access to the Veterans Lounge in the Midtown Student Center, please contact the Veterans Affairs Coordinator at (203) 837-8840 or email visokayk@wcsu.educreate new email.

Clubs Carnivalopens IMAGE file Other Student Organizations

Any group of students with common interest is encouraged to form a student organization. As officially recognized student organizations, each has an obligation to the educational advancement of its members as well as Western Connecticut State University. Applications to become a recognized student organization are available from the SGA office and the Center for Student Involvement. Check out the listings at the web address listed above.