Jumpstart Your Bearcat Experience Today!

At UC, you'll find endless opportunities to grow and shape your unique Bearcat experience! And you don't have to wait until you arrive this fall to start getting involved and discovering all UC has to offer!

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You are part of a talented, motivated, and widely diverse student body. Our rich array of student organizations, support services, and experiential opportunities are designed to help you discover your common bonds and develop new competencies that will prepare you to design your own unique future!

VP of Student Affairs Debra Merchant

Student Affairs is excited to welcome you to campus and help you make the most of your time at UC! We have over 20 departments that support and enhance your Bearcat experience. We encourage you to learn more about our resources, visit our offices, and get to know us.

We are excited to kick-off your UC experience throughout the summer and help you discover all we have to offer. Let's get started!

Visit the Student Affairs Welcome Zone!

Whether your on campus for Bearcats Bound Orientation or just a quick visit, stop by our main Student Affairs office in Steger Student Life Center (Suite 630). Meet our staff, learn more about getting involved, and grab some pretty cool free swag!

Enter Steger Student Life Center from the top of UC MainStreet between TUC and Swift Hall. The Welcome Zone begins July 12 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm).


Join a Bridging Bearcats event!

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Start exploring UC today with events created just for you! Our Bridging Bearcats series is designed to help you get connected to your new community, explore your interests, and meet your fellow Bearcats.

Explore your interests with a Bearcats Boost!

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Our summer webinar series -"Bearcats Boost" - gives you (and your family) the opportunity to learn more about all that UC and Student Affairs have to offer and ways to maximize your Bearcat experience from the beginning. Start getting connected now! You're invited to attend any and all sessions that interest you. View our upcoming sessions and past recordings.

Get involved with CampusLINK!

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CampusLINK is an online community for UC students to discover opportunities to get involved on campus, join student organizations, and see all campus events in one place. Learn how to navigate CampusLINK and get connected today!

Get to know our staff and resources!

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You and your family are invited to visit any of our offices throughout the summer and beyond! We offer in-person and virtual visits. An appointment is not required, but strongly encouraged to ensure staff are available to meet with you. 

Find contact information and learn more about each of our over 20 departments. Don't hesitate to reach out to them to set an appointment.