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Groups and Activities

Sing with The Mandarins, Otto Tunes, or one of the five other student a cappella groups on campus. Grab a group of friends for a free movie screening courtesy of Orange After Dark. Join a fraternity or sorority, connect with your culture, get out into nature, write for a student-run publication, or fight to protect human or animal rights.

With over 300 student organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore interests, pursue passions, get involved and engage with the Syracuse University community.

Student a cappella group, The Mandarins, singing in Hendricks Chapel

Student Organizations

Life and learning happen inside the classroom—and out! Syracuse University is home to more than 300 extracurricular groups, so you'll never run out of ways to live and learn.

Families touring campus with a U100 ambassador on the quad

University 100

University 100 is a group of Syracuse University student ambassadors who represent our diverse community and share their love of Orange through campus tours and networking events.

Greek life students pose for a group photo at the Orange Grove in autumn

Greek Life

Students join a fraternity or sorority to enhance their feeling of community and build ongoing connections. With more than 40 Greek organizations to choose from, it's easy to find one that matches your interests or goals.

Vice President and President of SA pose for a photo

Student Association

The Student Association (SA) is your undergraduate student government. SA serves as your representative voice and focuses on initiatives to help make your undergraduate experience the best it can be.

Four students posing for a picture at the International Festival.

Students at the 2023 International Festival, an annual event where Syracuse University students are invited to a day showcasing the cultural traditions, and talent of the international student organizations on campus.

Graduate Student Organization

The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) is comprised of representatives from degree-granting programs and elected officials. The GSO also represents graduate students in the University Senate, allowing graduate students a voice in the larger issues of the University. 

University Union

If you’re a fan of music festivals, movie screenings, comedians, notable speakers, and more, you’ll likely be a fan of University Union—the student organization that brings entertainment to the students of Syracuse.

Student Engagement

Connecting with Student Engagement is where you’ll find student organizations you can join, information on who they are and when they meet, and events for you to browse.

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