Clubs and Organizations
Campus & Student Centers Board
Student Center and Campus Center
Great resources like our Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center need a collective student voice to keep them serving student needs and enriching university life.
Student Center 217
(203) 837-8707/(203) 837-8708
Get the story! Western’s student-run newspaper is distributed throughout both campuses each Tuesday. All students, independent of their major, are eligible to write and work for The Echo.
Student Center 219
This is the governing body for all social Greek letter organizations. For information concerning any Greek organization, just call or stop by.
Inter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA)
The Inter-Residence Hall Association is the governing body for each of the Residence Hall Councils. Representatives are elected from each residence hall.
Program Activities Council (PAC)
Student Center 212
PAC is the main programming board for student activities. Throughout the semester PAC organizes various trips, game shows, comedians, movies and more for your entertainment pleasure. If you have an interest in advertising or planning campus events, concerts and shows, stop by the office to join.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Center 215
The SGA is the official voice of the student body. It appoints student representatives to university committees, allocates the student activities fee to student organizations and protects student rights. If you are interested in serving your fellow students, stop by the office.
Student Veterans Organization
Student Center 208
The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is a club established in 2009 to acknowledge the needs of Western veterans who wish to better integrate into the university community. Officially recognized and endorsed by the Student Government Association, the SVO is comprised of student veterans who wish to support and serve other veterans — at WCSU and abroad — in a number of ways. The SVO hosts the annual WCSU Veterans Day Ceremony as well as many other events: Pets and Vets, Obstacle Course Challenge, various film viewings, and much more. Many student veterans find that participating in the SVO provides comradery similar to military service, excellent practical and professional experience, and a fantastic method of networking for future careers. Please visit the Student Veterans Lounge on the Midtown campus, Student Center, Room 208. This lounge is access-controlled so please visit the Office of Veterans Affairs (Old Main 101) in order to gain access.
WXCI Campus Radio
Student Center 213
91.7 WXCI is a student-run college radio station located on the Midtown campus. Since its inception in 1973, WXCI has remained the second largest college station in Connecticut, pumping 3,000 watts of power through its transmitter.
Other Student Organizations
Any group of students with common interest is encouraged to form a student organization. As officially recognized student organizations, each has an obligation to the educational advancement of its members as well as Western Connecticut State University. Applications to become a recognized student organization are available from the SGA office and the Center for Student Involvement. Check out the listings at the web address listed above.