Student organizations prepare future leaders
We have more than 1,500 clubs and organizations across Indiana University that contribute to the vitality of our campuses, provide opportunities for our students to bring to life knowledge learned in the classroom and create a wonderful environment to grow critical leadership skills.
From intramural sports and international student organizations to performing arts groups and student governments, the wide array of options for involvement reflects the diverse interests of our student body. These organizations give students a sense of belonging, while also providing real-world experiences that prepare them for the competitive global economy.
Taylor Webster's involvement in student government as an undergraduate at IU East and a law student at IUPUI helped her form friendships and build connections she might not otherwise have had as a first-generation college student — ultimately helping her get a job as an attorney at an Indianapolis law firm.
Eric Ramirez, a junior in the Kelley School at IU Bloomington, said that being involved in Toastmasters, Phi Gamma Nu business fraternity, and several Latine and LGBTQ student organizations has exposed him to new people and opportunities, making his IU experience more fulfilling.
IU Kokomo Student Body President Mary Hogsett said student organizations like Women in Business and the Student Sustainability Council have been crucial in helping students feel connected, increasing their engagement, and providing them with opportunities for leadership and relationship-building.
IU's student organizations bring a vibrancy and energy to our campuses that inspire new ideas and prepare the leaders of tomorrow. We're proud of our students who seek out and create these opportunities that will have a lasting impact.
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