Why should I get Involved?

At Allegheny College, we believe that the richest student chronicles are those that are enhanced with co-curricular activities. As the curators of your own college narratives, we hope you’ll choose to stay involved and continue to form new connections outside of the classroom in order to have the most fulfilling experience you can. The benefits of joining one of the 100+ active organizations on campus are numerous, and while only a few are listed below, there are many more for you to discover on your own.

Benefits of Co-Curricular Involvement

  • The kind of active learning that takes place in the classrooms at Allegheny naturally lends itself to continuance in activities outside of the classroom. Working in a student organization enhances curricular work, serves as a testing ground for theories and concepts, and fosters healthy debate with civility.
  • Develop competencies like working in a group environment, engaging in work and conversations with people different from yourself, practice and learn time management skills, the art of delegation, self responsibility, all are skill sets that will contribute to success in the workplace.
  • Feel more connected to Allegheny College as a member of our community!
  • Being involved allows you to learn and experiment with the art of balance in life. Not only can you learn great time management skills, but involvement can be a great outlet to RELIEVE stress as well as the rewards can be a positive source of encouragement.