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Getting Involved on Campus

Release Date:
1/31/2013 9:00 AM

The best way to enjoy yourself on a college campus is to get involved in as many extracurricular activities as you can. Students who get involved in their campus tend to have better grades, graduation/retention rates and have a more enjoyable college experience in general. Here are some ways you can get involved here at the University of New Haven:

  • Join a Club: There are tons of clubs on campus that you can choose from! There are clubs specific to your major (such as the Fire Science Club and the Sports Industries Club), clubs just for hobbies (such as the Gaming Club and the Paranormal Investigation Club), and there are even club sports (such as Hockey, Frisbee and Rugby). Whatever you are looking for there is probably a club for you, and on the off chance that there isn’t, start your own!
  • Join Recreational Sports: Recreational Sports is an intramural sports program that runs the whole school year at the Beckerman Recreation Center. The sports are played at all different skill levels so there is bound to be a team you can enjoy yourself on. Get some of your friends or the people from your building or club together and form a team!
  • Sporting Events: There are plenty of games to go to during the year. From the football field to the hockey rink you will find plenty of University of New Haven fans at all these events. It’s a great way to get involved on campus and meet people who share your school spirit!

There are many ways to get involved on campus and have a great time! It is important to have fun while you’re here so try to find something that you will enjoy doing and people you’ll enjoy doing it with!