Be Involved Checklist

Start building your unique Syracuse University student experience with the Be Involved Checklist!

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The Orange community can’t wait to meet you! Start making life-long connections today. 

Join a Club with ’Cuse Activities

The ’Cuse Activities platform connects you to over 300 registered student organizations and their details of how to join.  

Explore the Community Calendar

Check the Community Calendar frequently for academic, wellness, connection building opportunities and more.

Attend Orange After Dark Events

With the help of a student team, Orange After Dark events encourage fun, relaxation and connection.

Connect to Campus with The Peel

As a fun newsletter and blog, The Peel connects students with campus through stories, quizzes and events.

Follow the Orange Community Social Media Accounts

The Social Media Directory connects students to news on campus and across the globe.

Joining your side is a robust campus community offering guidance, mentorship, key information and encouragement. Opportunities are offered through the following offices:

Center for International Services

From Welcome Ambassadors to the Connections Mentoring Program and more, the Center for International Services offers a variety of mentorship opportunities.

Disability Cultural Center (DCC)

Build community with undergraduate students and staff mentors with disabilities through the Access Mentoring Program

Hendricks Chapel

Hendricks Chapel invites students to explore a variety of mentorship opportunities. Be involved and explore Hendricks Chapel mentorship opportunities today!

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Resource Center

Woven throughout the Orange community, the LGBTQ Resource Center invites students to explore mentorship opportunities. Be involved and explore LGBTQ Resource Center mentorship opportunities today!

Multicultural Affairs

From Dimensions, the Native Student Program, the Men of Color Initiative (MCI) and more, the Multicultural Affairs team offers a variety of mentorship opportunities.

New Student Programs

Throughout your Becoming Orange journey and joining your side, is a robust student team offering guidance, key information and encouragement within mentorship opportunities surrounding new students, first generation students, transfer students, student leadership and more. Be involved and explore the New Student Programs mentorship opportunities today!

Orange Success

Fostering personalized support and mentoring, Orange Success is a powerful contributor to student success and staying on track for degree completion. The technology platform makes it easy to connect faculty, teaching assistants, academic advisors and staff, to provide and strengthen individual student support. Start influencing your success and meeting goals today with Orange Success!

Student Outreach and Support Case Managers

Student Outreach and Support assists students with navigating questions or concerns by providing solution-focused and comprehensive support services.

Across identities, cultures and communities, and co-located within the Schine Student Center, the Intercultural Collective promotes and celebrates intersectionality, inclusion and involvement. 

Whether you are starting your professional development journey or navigating your career, faculty, staff, alumni and more are here to support you.

Access and Update Your Handshake Account

Handshake is Syracuse University’s centralized career management tool. As a free resource, Handshake hosts available internships, professional employment and professional development opportunities available through ’Cuse Works, alumni and partners. Learn more about accessing Handshake on the Syracuse University Career Services Handshake webpage.

Make a ’Cuse Works Appointment

Whether it’s your first time working in an office or you’re ready to take on a position more closely related to your career goals, the ’Cuse Works team is here to help you. ’Cuse Works helps students connect to on- and off-campus jobs—both Federal Work-Study and non-Federal Work-Study—to gain valuable experience, build personal and professional skills, and meet new people. Be involved and explore ’Cuse Works opportunities today!

Apply for Student Leadership Opportunities

Grow Community and Build Professional Experiences

Through leadership, community based service learning, literacy programs, consultation, volunteering and more, engage the world both on and off campus, with a variety of opportunities today!

At the Barnes Center at The Arch, all are encouraged and empowered to “Be Well” in their own unique wellness journey. The Barnes Center hosts health care, counseling, recreation and health promotion services and resources.

Explore the Patient Portal

Helping enhance communications between students and the health and wellness team, is the Patient Portal. This secure and confidential digital portal provides students the opportunity to schedule and access appointments, securely communicate with the health and wellness team, access and submit records such as health statements and immunization history, and more. Learn more on the Patient Portal webpage.

Explore the Wellness Portal

The Wellness Portal, is a free and convenient digital platform that helps students and campus community members register for health and wellness activities, make reservations and more. Learn how to make a reservation for Fitness Classes, Outdoor Adventure Trips, the Crowley Family MindSpa, the Climbing Wall and more today! Additional highlights include the Virtual Retail Pharmacy and the Safer Sex Express. Learn more on the Wellness Portal webpage.

Barnes Center at The Arch Dimensions of Wellness

Similar to a guiding compass, the Barnes Center Dimensions of Wellness will help you learn and define what wellness means to you. Learn more on the Wellness Philosophy webpage.

Complete the Wellness Leadership Institute

Supportive of holistic health and the Barnes Center at The Arch Wellness Wheel, workshops highlight the eight dimensions of wellness, with a core of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA).  Students who complete a Wellness Leadership Institute workshop within each of the Dimensions of Wellness, will receive a certificate and a graduation medallion. Learn more about the Wellness Leadership Institute and start attending workshops today!