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WCSU Student Handbook 2020-21

Clubs and Organizations

Council of Fraternities and Sororities (CFS)
Student Center 219
CFS Logo(203) 837-8217
sites.wcsu.edu/fsl/

The Council of Fraternities and Sororities is the governing body for all social Greek letter organizations. This council is the umbrella organization overseeing the Panhellenic Council (Sororities) and the Interfraternity Council (Fraternities). For more information concerning Fraternity and Sorority Life, feel free to stop by or email the Graduate Intern for Fraternity and Sorority Life and Leadership at barryc@wcsu.edu.


The Echo
Student Center 217
(203) 837-8707
wcsuecho.org

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.


Newbury HallInter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA)
Newbury Hall
(203) 837-8720
wcsu.presence.io/organization/inter-residence-hall-association

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)
PACStudent Center 212
sites.wcsu.edu/pac

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. If you have an interest in advertising or planning campus events, concerts and shows, stop by the office to join or email us at pacevents@connect.wcsu.edu.


Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA LogoStudent Center 215
(203) 837-8711
sites.wcsu.edu/sga

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 sgastudentvoice@wcsu.edu.


WXCIWXCI Campus Radio
Student Center 213
(203) 837-8387
wxci.wcsu.edu

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
wcsu.edu/intercultural

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 FlagsStudent Veterans Organization (SVO)
Student Center 208
wcsu.edu/veterans/svo

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is a club established in 2009 to acknowledge the needs of WCSU veterans who wish to better integrate into the university community. Officially recognized and endorsed by the Student Government Association, the SVO is comprised of student veterans who wish to support and serve other veterans — at WCSU and abroad — in a number of ways. The SVO hosts the annual WCSU Veterans Day Ceremony as well as many other events: Pets and Vets, Obstacle Course Challenge, various film viewings, and much more. Many student veterans find that participating in the SVO provides comradery similar to military service, excellent practical and professional experience, and a fantastic method of networking for future careers. Please visit the Student Veterans Lounge on the Midtown campus, Student Center, Room 208. This lounge is access-controlled so please visit the Office of Veterans Affairs (Old Main 101) in order to gain access.


Clubs CarnivalOther Student Organizations

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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.