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There are so many opportunities to be involved at Emporia State University, you may not even know where to start! From campus activities to athletic events to theatre performances and our many student organizations, there is so much to do at Emporia State! No two student's path to involvement is exactly the same, but there are some common experiences that lead to engagement in the opportunities we have to offer.

Below are three strategies many students find helpful in becoming connected on campus. Watch our involvement video to see how being involved has positively impacted some of our students!

Make New Friends

Getting involved at Emporia State starts with building relationships. Meet people in your classes. Get to know your professors. Strike up a conversation with a stranger and turn him or her into a friend. Then, when you want to go to a campus event, you'll have friends you can invite to attend with you.

We know that making friends comes more naturally for some, and others find it to be a challenge. If you're not sure how to start, stop by the Center for Student Involvement and meet with one of our Involvement Consultants.

Attend Campus Events

There's always something happening on campus or in the Emporia community. From athletic events to concerts to speakers, there is no shortage of things to do. Check out the Hornet Life calendar to see all of the great opportunities available to you.

Join An Organization

Check out the Recognized Student Organization directory in Hornet Life. With over 150 organizations to choose from, your opportunities are nearly endless. If you're not sure how to go about joining an organization, we have helpful tips and advice for you. If you would like one-on-one help with finding an organization, meet with an Involvement Consultant.