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.


Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018

Apply Here

For more information contact Mary Farrington, EMU External Support and Relations Manager.

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

Club Sports is a student run, athletic and leadership development program that provides students with the opportunity to compete in a variety of team and individual sports. Club teams practice, host games and events, travel to competitions throughout the U.S., and contend for national championships every year. With 41 clubs and more than 1,100 participants, you are sure to find a great team community here.

Craft Center

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.

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.