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


Key Events

Don’t miss these approaching events! Explore the Syracuse University Community Calendar to be involved in events and programs throughout the academic year.

  • Intercultural Collective and Partners Welcome Event (Coming soon!)
  • Orange Blast! Involvement Fair (Coming soon!)
  • Professional Development (Coming soon!)

Build Connections and Friendships

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

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

Access: Learn more on the ’Cuse Activities webpage. Please note, you will need your NetID and password.

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Student Activities website, call 315.443.2718 or email the Student Activities team.

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

Be involved and explore the Syracuse University Community Calendar today!

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

Be involved and explore Orange After Dark events today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Student Activities website, call 315.443.2718 or email the Student Activities team.

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

Be involved and explore The Peel today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit The Peel website or email the Student Experience team.

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

Be involved and explore the Social Media Directory today!


Grow with Mentorship

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

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

Be involved and explore Center for International Services mentorship opportunities today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Center for International Services website, call 315.443.2457 or email the Center for International Services team.

Hendricks Chapel invites students to explore a variety of mentorship opportunities.

Be involved and explore Hendricks Chapel mentorship opportunities today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Hendricks Chapel website, call 315.443.2901 or email the Hendricks Chapel team.

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!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the LGBTQ Resource Center website, call 315.443.0228 or email the LGBTQ Resource Center team.

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

Be involved and explore Multicultural Affairs mentorship opportunities today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Multicultural Affairs website, call 315.443.0228 or email the Multicultural Affairs team 

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 and Family Programs mentorship opportunities today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the New Student and Family Programs website, call 315.443.9187 or email the New Student and Family Programs team.

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 support. Highlights include the following.

  • Request Help: Raise a flag for faculty, academic advisors and campus resources.
  • Build Connections: Schedule online appointments.
  • Personalized Guidance: Receive Early Alert Flags to help stay on track and celebratory Kudos.
  • Tracking Success: Only you have access to your personalized dashboard.
  • Support Network: Explore a wide variety of campus resources and services to meet unique needs.

Start influencing your success and meeting goals today with Orange Success!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please email Student Outreach and Retention or call 315.443.0221.

From learning Fellowships to FreshFest and more, the Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life offers a variety of mentorship opportunities.

Be involved and explore Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life mentorship opportunities today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life website, call 315.422.5082 or email the Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life team.


Intercultural Collective

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

The Disability Cultural Center (DCC) invites students to explore services, programs, the Intercultural Collective and more.

Be involved and explore the DCC today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the DCC website, call 315.443.0228 or email the DCC team.

The LGBTQ Resource Center invites students to explore services, programs, the Intercultural Collective and more.

Be involved and explore the LGBTQ Resource Center today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the LGBTQ Resource Center website, call 315.443.0228 or email the LGBTQ Resource Center team.

The Multicultural Affairs team invites students to explore services, programs, the Intercultural Collective and more.

Be involved and explore Multicultural Affairs today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Multicultural Affairs website, call 315.443.0228 or email the Multicultural Affairs team 


Professional Development

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

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.

Access: Learn more about accessing Handshake on the Syracuse University Career Services Handshake webpage. Please note, you will need your NetID and password.

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Career Services website, call 315.443.3616 or email the Career Services team.

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!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the ’Cuse Works website, call 315.443.2268 or email cuseworks@syr.edu.

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!


Be Well

At the Barnes Center at The Arch, all are encouraged and empowered to “Be Well” in their own unique wellness journey.

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.

Access: Learn more on the Patient Portal webpage. Please note, you will need your NetID and password.

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website, call 315.443.8000 or email the Barnes Center at The Arch.

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.

Access: Learn more on the Wellness Portal webpage. Please note, you will need your NetID and password.

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website, call 315.443.8000 or email the Barnes Center at The Arch.

From the free Sanvello Mobile App to SoulTalk meetings, learn more ways of how to Be Mindful today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website, call 315.443.8000 or email the Barnes Center at The Arch.

Discover climbing, ice sports, Outdoor Adventure Trips, swimming, fitness classes and more ways to Be Active today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website, call 315.443.8000 or email the Barnes Center at The Arch.

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).

Learn more about the Wellness Leadership Institute and start attending workshops today!

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website, call 315.443.8000 or email the Barnes Center at The Arch.