Students at the University of New Haven have the best of both worlds, an active on
campus community, and access to the city of New Haven. Whether students are interested
in cultural, intellectual, or social pursuits, they have a wealth of opportunities
from which to choose.
The Center for Student Engagement,
Leadership and Orientation (CSELO) fosters campus community through programs, resources, and opportunities for involvement
that advance student learning and prepare students for success in the global community.
Engagement: Facilitates opportunities for practical student learning experiences
Leadership: Encourages students to identify values, serve as responsible citizens, and inspire
Orientation: Provides collaborative programs that facilitate the transition and engagement of
new students and their families to the University of New Haven
What CSELO Does
Recognized Student Organizations
The University of New Haven has more than 160 Recognized Student Organizations overseen
by two student-run governing bodies: Undergraduate Student Government Association
(USGA), and the Graduate Student Council (GSC).
Take Charge offers students opportunities to explore leadership concepts, gain hands on experiences and become socially responsible, ethical, diverse, critical thinkers and global citizens. Take Charge gives you the opportunity to learn through collaborative, experiential and quality programs.
New Student Orientation
Orientation is just the beginning of your college experience! You will have fun while learning about housing, campus resources, things to do on or around campus, plus you get to interact with other students for an experience you won’t forget.
There are currently 13 Greek organizations on campus which are made up of local, national and multicultural organizations. Greek Life cultivates a community based upon academic and personal success, culture, friendship, history and tradition.
Programs and Events
The Center assists in the planning and implementation of numerous campus wide events each academic year. More information on each event is available for current students on Charger Connection, a dedicated website and app for our students.
Experiential Education opportunities allow students to apply what they are leaning in the classroom to their co-curricular involvements. Students will become competent in skills such as communication, leadership, teamwork, resiliency, global awareness, and critical thinking.
Keep track of everything you are involved in during your time here at the University of New Haven. A co-curricular transcript is a copy of your campus related involvement including RSO organizations, internships, experiential education, campus employment, honors, awards and recognitions.