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Take part in the assortment of involvement opportunities available both on and off campus.

Below are some involvements areas to consider engaging in on campus. (Note: There are many additional areas on campus in which to participate and we highly encourage you to research and explore other areas on and off campus that may not have been included on this page which bests fits your plan!).

Become a Leader!
CSUF offers a variety of ways to develop, enhance, and practice your leadership skills. Here are six Get Involved opportunities that will help you discover your “inner leader”: 1) Take a leadership course as part of your major or General Education requirements. 2) Become part of the Student Leadership Institute-a leadership training program. 3) Join a club and organization-these groups are managed and operated by students. 4) Become part of student government. 5) Lead other students by assuming a peer leadership position (i.e., Resident Advisor, New Student Orientation leader, campus tour guide, peer mentor) and help professional staff coordinate university sponsored programs, and activities. 6) Join a university committee and represent the student voice on important campus policy or procedure issues.
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College and Academic Involvement!
Getting involved in activities related to your college and academic major enhances your ability to be successful in your field of study through hands on learning experiences and valuable networking opportunities with alumni and professionals in your anticipated industries. There are a variety of experiences to get involved through departmental student organizations, internships, volunteering with faculty research, conferences, artistic events and even independent study that increase your leadership skills, increase your knowledge of your field and prepares you for your future career. For more information about your getting involved visit your College Assistant Dean. College of the Arts, VA-199; College of Communications, CP-450; College of Education, CP-500-3; College of Engineering and Computer Science, CS-501; College of Health and Human Development, EC-105; College of Humanities and Social Sciences, H-112A; College of Natural Science and Mathematics, MH-488B; Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, SGMH-1507.
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Celebrate Diversity! Get Global!
CSUF celebrates the great diversity of our student body, faculty, and staff through multiple outlets. There are five culturally-based centers on campus (African-American, Asian and Pacific Islander, Chicana/o, Multicultural, and Women’s) that offer a wide range of programs and services that focus on the unique needs of these populations. Examples of programming include: cultural heritage month activities, speakers, cross cultural dialogues, inter-cultural communication workshops, performances, and culturally-themed graduation ceremonies, to name a few. Students can also get involved in our over 50 cultural clubs and organizations which provide good social networks, leadership opportunities, and plan numerous events for the campus community. The university also has educational partners all over the world that provide Study Abroad opportunities for CSUF students to study in another country. CSUF is committed to creating a safe and friendly environment that welcomes diverse viewpoints and backgrounds, in which all students can thrive and succeed.
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Engage in Community Service!
There are a variety of opportunities to participate in service activities during your time at Cal State Fullerton and make a difference in the community. You will receive personal satisfaction from knowing that you have done something to help improve the quality of life for others, gain resume experience and build a foundation of work, social networks, and leadership skills that can last a lifetime.
    • The Volunteer & Service Center coordinates community service events and social justice programming that are open to all students and designed to fit your busy schedule. Visit www.fullerton.edu/volunteer or Titan Student Union 2 to learn more!

  • The Center for Internships & Community Engagement connects students with a broad range of opportunities to complete service-learning and internship hours, in addition to coordinating a variety of community service programs. Visit www.fullerton.edu/cice or LH-206 for more information.
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Get Active! Get Fit!
Titan Recreation provides opportunities to get involved, get active, and get fit all in the same place and all at the same time! Looking for a social network? Join one of our many specialty classes and you will meet people with similar interests. Classes change each semester to keep it interesting, but you can always count on meeting new friends in our dance classes (Brazillian Samba, African Groove, Belly Dancing and more), martial arts classes (Muay Thai Kickboxing, No Gi Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu and others), or high performance training classes (Cycle, Swim, Tri-Training). Is your focus sports, sports, and more sports? Recruit some friends and sign your team up for Intramural Sports. Titan Recreation offers both recreational and competitive leagues and tournaments in a variety of sports. We have all your favorites…covered-flag football, basketball, soccer, volleyball. As well as some that will bring back playground memories like dodgeball! So stop by the Student Recreation Center …workout, lay out, or join a team.. it is up to you on how you choose to Get Involved-Get Active-Get Fit!!
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Get Work Experiences!
Work experience can help you finance your education, make informed career choices, earn academic credit and put your education to work. Several campus departments can help you locate potential opportunities. Working on campus cuts down on travel time and provides the benefit of investing more time on campus. Working off campus opens up a broader range of opportunities that can be tailored to your major, schedule, and career plans. Places to seek listings:
    • Office of Financial Aid: if you are awarded federal work-study, check with the financial aid office for campus office listings. The Office of Financial Aid is located in UH 177.

    • Associated Students, Inc.: ASI has their own human resources and job postings for opportunities in the Titan Student Union. The ASI Human Resources Office is located in TSU 227.

    • Career Center: the Career Center has listings for on and off campus jobs, as well as paid internships. You can visit the center in LH 208 or log onto Titan Connection from the Career Center website (www.fullerton.edu/career) or through your student portal.

  • Center for Internships & Community Engagement: Academic Internships and Fieldwork provide the opportunity to get work experience while earning academic units. The Center is located in LH 206, www.fullerton.edu/cice. Also, visit your major department for additional information on internships or fieldwork requirements.
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Lead in Student Government!
Each student pays two fees to support the Associated Student, Inc. (ASI), the recognized student government at Cal State Fullerton. The ASI provides services and programs that are complementary to the academic mission of the university. ASI Governance & Programming activities include entertainment, multicultural learning, building school spirit and advocating for student needs on campus and with the local, state and federal governments. The ASI Board of Directors, composed of 16 student directors, governs this large corporation housed in three building on the main campus. There are over 70 different student leader positions which support the running of ASI Governance & Programming. For more information, please click on the ASI website (asi.fullerton.edu) or visit the ASI Executive Offices (TSU 207) or ASI Leader & Program Development (TSU 269).
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