Join A Student Organization
Whether your passion is sports, singing or service, Albany State’s Office of Student Engagement has the thing for you!
The Student Leadership & Development area under the auspices of the Office of Student Engagement offers students leadership opportunities through more than 60 student clubs and organizations. Student groups range from student government to the arts, community service, Greek Life and more, affording everyone a niche in which to participate. In addition, The Student Leadership & Development area through the Office of Student Engagement offers programs, resources, and services intended to contribute to the social, educational and cultural learning at Albany State University.
The Student Leadership & Development area serves you in the following way:
- Assumes major responsibility for the implementation of student’s activities.
- Serves as facilitator the development of clubs and organizations in response to student needs and interests
- Has responsibility for programming and coordinating student activities on campus
- Provides administrative and technical support and advisory services to individuals
and groups interested in planning activities.
Student Organizations provide opportunities for students to get engaged. Student organizations are designed to maximize and enhance the ASU experience. Additionally, Student organization engagement is one way at ASU that provides the chance to build lifelong friendships, to grow personally, to develop as leader, to engage in community service and much much more.
The Albany State University community collaborate with student organizations for the vast majority of the programming that occurs each year including late night programming, concerts, special events, cultural and social events, community service & civic engagement opportunities, lectures and conferences.
Students can see a full list of organizations and further connect with our office for assistance in finding organizations and events that meet their interests.
Organizational Leadership Consultants serve as peer-to-peer resources for any student, existing and potential student organizations seeking assistance in finding opportunities for involvement.
Organizational Leadership Consultants
The student Organization Leadership Consultant are a cohort of organizational leaders supported by Student Leadership & Development area. Consultants are trained to work with student organizations on a variety of leadership development topics to foster organizational success. This includes one-on-one consultation meetings and programming open to any organization.
Organizational Leadership Consultants (OLCs) are juniors and seniors with progressive experience in peer-to-peer development. Your group’s consultant is your first point of contact. They can help if you have questions about how to put together an event, who to contact with a request, or need an unbiased sounding board to talk through ideas you might have for your group.
We Can Help Your Student Organization
All student organizations can request assistance from the OLC for a variety of reasons. Some examples of what coaches can provide are:
- Event planning
- Developing a recruitment strategy
- Organizing leadership transitions
- Creating a fundraising plan
- Constitution review
- Leadership role restructure
- Retention methods
- Inclusive practices and dialogue
- Risk reduction
- Organization strengths and growth areas
- Member Development
- Organization Operation
- Community Engagement