Student Handbook

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Campus & Student Centers Board
Student Center and Campus Center
(203) 837-8504

Great resources like our Midtown Student Center and Westside Campus Center need a collective student voice to keep them serving student needs and enriching university life.


The Echo
Student Center 217
(203) 837-8707/(203) 837-8708

Get the story! Western’s student-run newspaper is distributed throughout both campuses each Tuesday. All students, independent of their major, are eligible to write and work for The Echo.


Greek Council
Student Center 219
(203) 837-8217

This is the governing body for all social Greek letter organizations. For information concerning any Greek organization, just call or stop by.


NewburyInter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA)
Newbury Hall
(203) 837-8720

The Inter-Residence Hall Association is the governing body for each of the Residence Hall Councils. Representatives are elected from each residence hall.


PACProgram Activities Council (PAC)
Student Center 212
(203) 837-8421

PAC is the main programming board for student activities. Throughout the semester PAC organizes various trips, game shows, comedians, movies and more for your entertainment pleasure. If you have an interest in advertising or planning campus events, concerts and shows, stop by the office to join.


sga_smallStudent Government Association (SGA)
Student Center 215
(203) 837-8711

The SGA is the official voice of the student body. It appoints student representatives to university committees, allocates the student activities fee to student organizations and protects student rights. If you are interested in serving your fellow students, stop by the office.

Student Veterans Organization
Student Center 208

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is a club established in 2009 to acknowledge the needs of Western veterans who wish to better integrate into the university community. Officially recognized and endorsed by the Student Government Association, the SVO is comprised of student veterans who wish to support and serve other veterans — at WCSU and abroad — in a number of ways.


wxciWXCI Campus Radio
Student Center 213
(203) 837-8387

91.7 WXCI is a student-run college radio station located on the Midtown campus. Since its inception in 1973, WXCI has remained the second largest college station in Connecticut, pumping 3,000 watts of power through its transmitter.

clubs carnivalOther Student Organizations

Any group of students with common interest is encouraged to form a student organization. As officially recognized student organizations, each has an obligation to the educational advancement of its members as well as Western Connecticut State University. Applications to become a recognized student organization are available from the SGA office and the Center for Student Involvement. Check out the listings at the web address listed above.