Office of Student Involvement
As the primary sponsor for student involvement on campus, the Office
of Student Involvement is one of the busiest places on campus. Student are found coming into
the Office to discover what exciting opportunities are available to them.
Click on the Getting Involvedlink to learn more about the variety of options
available to join, participate and experience
at Westchester Community College!
Student Involvment Office is also a hub of
information on campus. Students looking for bus schedules, voter
registration forms, and information about getting active on-campus
should come by the office. All students should familiarize themselves with the
important College important policy and procedure. For a list of
these policies, please
Don’t be afraid to stop by and inquire how you can get involved.
You can just pick up some information or make an appointment with
one of our staff to talk about what unique opportunities may appeal
to you. There are experiences available to every student,
regardless of your availability, course schedule, age, interests,
etc. Student Involvement Office is the place where student activities, student
involvement, and student leadership begins!
Here are some highlights of the activities,
programs and events Student Involvement sponsors:
New & Transfer Student Orientation.
Held every August and January, before the fall and spring semesters
respectively, this program serves to formally welcome new students
to the College community. New students are greeted by a peer
Orientation Leader, who serves as their host and guide for their
Each spring semester, the Office of Student
Involvement recruits outstanding returning students to serve as
Orientation Leaders and Peer Advisors. This program affords
students the opportunity to join a committed team with their peers,
learn about the College, receive compensation for their service, and
make a difference in the lives of new students. For information
about how to become an Orientation Leader and Peer Advisor, please
a student completes the requirements of their degree or
certificate program, they are eligible to participate at the
College’s Graduation Ceremony. All graduates are
recognized for their achievement by having their names
called as they get to process across the stage in front of
their family and friends. The Ceremony is held at the
end of May each year on the Student Center lawn.
Leader Recognition Dinner.
There are hundreds of students who
take active roles in student life. These students and their
families are invited to attend a special dinner at the end of each
academic year to be recognized or their contributions to the
College. Delicious food, dancing and the presentation of awards are
some of the highlights of the evening. Sponsored with the Student
Government Association, this gala event has been hosted by the
College for over sixty-years.
Student Government & Westchester Events Board. In order to help
two of the most intensive student leadership organizations achieve
their mission and goals, the Office of Student Involvement provides
advisement and support to these two organizations. Meeting
frequently with student leaders, staff members in Student
help students reflect on their experience, make action plans, and
make a difference on campus. To learn more about these
organizations, stop by the Office of Student Involvement (Student
Center, Room 109) or click here
for the Student Government or here
for the Westchester Events Board.
|Student Organization Support. With the
over seventy active clubs/organizations on campus, there is bound to
be something for everyone. Through trainings and individual
meetings, the Office of Student Involvement is committed to helping each
club/organization recognized at the College be successful in
achieving its mission. For resources and information about
club/organization support, be sure to visit the