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Global Engagement

Becoming Involved on Campus and in the Community

Becoming involved on campus is a great way to enhance your experience at the University of Rochester. By joining a club or attending an event, you have the opportunity to meet new people, play a sport, learn about different cultures, or make a difference through volunteer work. The University has more than 275 ways to get involved.

Below is a list of resources and opportunities to get involved on campus, helping you make the most of your time at Rochester.

Campus Community Connection

Campus Community Connections (CCC) is the best way to explore and engage in campus life. You can:

  • Track your involvement
  • Discover events
  • Join an organization
  • Connect with UR community members

Visit the CCC website and log in using your NetID and password. Start by uploading a profile picture, and then checking out the 250+ student organizations and upcoming events. You can also view the CCC organization directory.

Graduate Student Association

If you are a graduate student in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, you are automatically enrolled in the Graduate Student Association (GSA). That means you have unlimited access to their events and scheduled trips.

Learn more about GSA’s upcoming activities.

Simon School Organizations

The Simon Business School’s 30+ organizations, clubs, and activities allow you to enrich your learning experience while at Rochester.

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are organized programs that allow University students, faculty, and staff to participate in a team, dual, and individual sports activities. Intramurals provide opportunities for physical activity and fellowship while promoting wellness and active use of leisure time.

Learn more about University intramurals.

Events and Calendars

Campus Community Connections Calendar lists events occurring on campus and in the community.

The University Events Calendar features daily events from every University campus.

The Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center promotes cultural awareness and engagement, educates the community on issues of culture and diversity, and provides opportunities for collaboration among faculty, staff, and students. The Intercultural Center’s calendar highlights upcoming programs and events.

The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence is a nonprofit that works to realize the vision of its historic namesake. The institute’s mission is to help individuals and communities develop the inner resources and practical skill needed to achieve a nonviolent, sustainable, and just world.

View the Gandhi Institute’s events calendar.

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