More Than a Building
Getting involved on campus is one of the best ways to make friends, discover your passions, and feel connected to our community. From student government and community service to crafting and radio broadcasts, we have something for everyone's interests. Try out a few clubs and organizations, find the ones that fit you best, and see how being involved can help you make the most of your college experience.
UO Student Group Excellence Awards
These awards are made possible by a generous gift from William D. Rutherford (UO class of 1961) in collaboration with the EMU and ASUO. They recognize and reward student groups that best inspire and engage others, promote inclusion and diversity, and create a fun and positive environment.
Student groups can receive cash awards in the following categories:
- $1000 Rutherford Outstanding Student Organization
- $500 Excellence in Creative Co-Sponsorship
- $250 New Student Organization of the Year
- $250 Excellence in Community Impact
Any UO-recognized student group with at least five current student members that has been in existence for at least one academic year is eligible to apply.
Associated Students of the University of Oregon
The Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) is our university’s student government. It is run by students, for students. Members serve as the voice of our student body, creating and maintaining campaigns and legislation to benefit students. It works to provide for the social, cultural, educational, and physical development of all students and the advancement of our collective interests.
Center for Student Involvement
The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is here to help you plan your campus events and bolster your student organization. We offer resources such as meeting space, computers, supplies, and event advising. Our mission is to enliven UO traditions, engage students in identity development, and contribute to a positive campus community.
Club Sports is an athletic and leadership development program that provides UO students with the opportunity to compete in a variety of team and individual sports and activities. Club teams practice, host games and events, travel to competitions throughout the U.S., and contend for national championships every year. Currently there are 43 club teams with more than 1,300 participants.
The Craft Center offers non-credit, comprehensive art programs. The well-equipped studios and extensive workshops help augment opportunities available to you at the UO. Both educational and recreational, the Craft Center encourages you to explore your creative interests and provides unique opportunities to learn and grow.
The Esports Program celebrates UO gamers of all kinds and welcomes any player. The esports lounge in the EMU is a great space for students to relax and game with friends between classes. The varsity esports teams are made of top-tier athletes bringing home champion titles and making a name for the UO.
Holden Center for Leadership & Community Engagement
Identify your strengths, connect with your passions, and envision the world that you want to live in. The Holden Center will help you strengthen your leadership skills and find fulfillment through service. We need you, your community needs you, and the world needs you. Join us and help make the impossible achievable within our community.
KWVA 88.1 FM
Since 1993, the KWVA has provided music, news, and sports programming broadcast on-air and online for the UO campus. We bring all genres of music, news, and sports together to express our individuality and diversity. We host live bands and interviews, call sports games, and report on issues that matter to you.
Mills International Center
The Mills International Center fosters global understanding in a welcoming environment that cultivates friendship and community. Through our events, workshops, resources, and friendships, we aim to foster cross-cultural understanding and compassion that creates global citizens. Come nap on our couches, relax with our collection of board games, practice your foreign language skills, and meet students from around the world.
Outdoor Program and Bike Program
The Outdoor and Bike Programs focus on increasing access to sustainable outdoor activities for the UO and greater Eugene community. This is accomplished through skill-building clinics, trips, resources for planning adventures, affordable gear rentals, and numerous outreach efforts. We strive to inspire learning through student-powered outdoor adventure.
Student Sustainability Center
The Student Sustainability Center is a collaborative space for student-led initiatives that foster and support the simultaneous pursuit of human equity, environmental vitality, and economic well-being. We provide resources for students and student organizations interested in implementing solutions for a sustainable future and coordinate a variety of projects to connect students with sustainable solutions.
Student Veterans Center
The Student Veterans Center strives to create an environment that fosters academic growth and involvement to meet the unique needs of student veterans, dependents, and family members. Here you will find fellow service members, study and meeting space, computer and printing stations, staff to assist you with personal and academic needs, and community veteran service providers.