Student Life and Leadership Development

About student organizations 

Learn about over 40 student organizations that offer diverse focus areas based on academic programs, professions, hobbies, identities and/or civic engagement opportunities.

About the Student Senate 

This organization is part of an all-student governing body that allows student representation and voices to be shared with the university community.

Student Activity Fees Allocation Committee 

Student Senate sub-committee responsible for the disbursement of student activity fees

University Activities Board 

Provides co-curricular programming and events to enhance student engagement for undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and community

Get involved 

Getting involved in co-curricular activities is an important part of the undergraduate and graduate student experience at Metropolitan State University.

Student Center services 

Featuring amenities such as family-friendly study rooms, dining, lactation pod, fitness center, meeting space and computers/printers

New student orientation 

Metropolitan State University provides New Student Orientation services throughout the academic year for first year and transfer students to help smooth the transition into ac

Student Life and Leadership Development (SLLD) holistically enhances the co-curricular experiences of students through intentional social, cultural, intellectual, and recreational engagement and involvement programs and services at Metropolitan State University and the surrounding community.

Whether joining a student organization, participating in Student Senate or University Activities Board (UAB), serving on a university-wide committee or working group, or attending an event such as a play, conference, or educational panel, getting involved allows for students to develop leadership skills necessary for thriving academically and beyond. Student Life and Leadership Development (SLLD) holistically enhances the co-curricular experiences of students through intentional social, cultural, intellectual, and recreational engagement and involvement programs and services at Metropolitan State University and the surrounding community. Student development theory and practice states that if students are able to get involved on-campus, they are more likely to thrive academically and feel increased sense of belonging.

SLLD provides many opportunities for involvement, such as:

  • Student Organizations
  • Shared Governance- Student Senate
  • Student Activities Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC)
  • University Activities Board (UAB)
  • Working at the Student Center
  • University-wide committee or working group participation
  • Events: For a full list of events to attend, go to the Current Student News + Events page

For more information about getting involved, visit our OrgSync portal or contact us via email.